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Asian Championship


Jitender Kumar wins silver, seals spot in Olympic wrestling qualifier

February 24, 2020 9:04 am

If Jitender Kumar reaches the final of the Olympic qualifier, not only will he make it to his maiden Olympics, but also shut the door on two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and rookie Gourav Baliyan.

Boxing: Ashish Kumar clinches gold as India grab eight medals at Thailand Open

July 27, 2019 9:34 pm

India finished with a gold, four silver and three bronze.  The Indian contingent's performance was commendable considering some of the world's best boxers from 37 countries had participated in the tournament.

Asian Championship silver medallist wrestler Reena fails dope test

May 29, 2019 12:03 pm

After winning a silver in the 53kg category at the championship, held in Mongolia in March, Reena is back in the limelight after failing a doping test, resulting in provisional suspension.

Once coy about wearing gloves, Pooja is India's latest 'Rani' in ring

April 26, 2019 8:45 pm

Pooja Rani on Friday became the first Indian woman to claim an Asian Championship gold in the 81 kg category after enduring two years of hard luck, which included a burnt hand and a shoulder injury.

Parents daily-wagers, daughter Asian champ passed over for world meet: ‘if only they knew’

July 27, 2017 5:37 am

“Our biggest joy is seeing our daughter represent the country and win medals. Sometimes I wonder if we were rich and had clout, would Chitra have been treated this way,” Chitra's father says.

Shooters in Kuwait but Asian event in doubt

December 25, 2015 10:51 pm

A senior Indian shooter said the last-minute change of plans will impact their preparations severely.

Mission accomplished for revenge-hungry rugby team of Japan

November 11, 2013 2:42 am

JAPAN defeated China in a closely fought encounter to emerge as the champion at the Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship.

Three city players in national team for Asian championship

October 29, 2013 2:03 am

Harjeet was part of the Punjab team which won junior national title for the last two years.

Shiva Thapa strikes gold at Asian Championships

July 08, 2013 8:06 pm

The silver medals came through Devendro Singh and Mandeep Jangra,while Manoj Kumar bagged bronze.

In Papas’ house,there’s no place for slackers

June 12, 2012 12:34 am

The Indian Under-22 football squad is getting a taste of the tough and unforgiving Australian brand of coaching before the Asian Championship in Oman later this month