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Asian Championships


Indian women's hockey team's ACT campaign ends due to COVID case in squad

December 09, 2021 6:32 pm

A day after the cancellation of its matches against defending champions Korea and China respectively, an Asian Hockey Federation source told PTI that the Indian team is no longer competing in the event.

Explained: Why Panghal's loss at Asian Championships has forced an AIBA probe

June 10, 2021 7:36 am

Panghal’s loss at Asian championships has again brought focus on governance issues in AIBA, as well as the subjectivity of the 10-point-must system.

Achilles’ Heel: Vinesh Phogat hits a Japanese wall in Mayu Mukaida

March 01, 2020 7:59 pm

The Indian Express finds out why Mayu Mukaida, who will be considered a failure in Japan if she wins anything less than gold at Olympics, has occupied prime real estate in Vinesh Phogat’s headspace.

Jitender Kumar ensures place in Olympic Qualifiers with Asian Championships silver

February 23, 2020 8:56 pm

If Jitender Kumar reaches the gold medal bout in the Olympic qualifiers in Bishkek, it will shut the door on the two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who also competes in the 74 kg category.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Sunil Kumar ends 27-year wait for Asian Greco-Roman gold

February 19, 2020 9:32 am

Wrestlers’ aura prompted Sunil’s father to put his son into the sport, a decision vindicated more than a decade later

Gomathi Marimuthu fails dope test, earlier breach was not communicated by NADA

May 21, 2019 10:47 pm

It is learnt that Gomathi had earlier tested positive for a banned substance in the sample the National Anti-Doping Agency collected in Patiala during the March 15-18 Federation Cup but was not communicated by the national anti-doping watchdog on time.

Buoyed by Asian Championship super show, boxing federation plans all-out approach for Olympics

April 30, 2019 9:23 pm

The Indian boxers' stupendous Asian Championship medal haul has prompted the national federation to think of some fresh ways to aid their Olympic preparations.

Asian Boxing Championships: Amit Panghal, Pooja Rani claim gold

April 26, 2019 5:23 pm

Amit Panghal and Pooja Rani claimed gold medals in their respective categories on Friday at the ongoing Asian Boxing Championships while Deepak Singh, Kavinder Singh Bisht and Simranjit Kaur Baath settled for silver.

Shiva Thapa assured of fourth straight Asian Championships medal, enters semis

April 23, 2019 6:54 pm

Shiva Thapa, 25 from Assam, defeated Thailand's Rujakran Juntrong in a one-sided lightweight (60kg) contest. He prevailed 5-0 and has a tough semifinal lined up against Kazakhstan's Zakir Safiullin.

In year of struggle, Dutee Chand makes Asian squad

May 28, 2015 12:13 pm

In March this year, Court of Arbitration for Sports in Switzerland specifically allowed her to take part in Asian Championships.