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Oceania athletes in 2022 Asian Games: A tectonic shift in the table?

Oceania athletes competing in the Asian Games is likely to transform the whole medal table of the continental showpiece. Going by the tally at the last two Olympics, only China, Japan and South Korea compared to the hauls achieved by Australia and New Zealand.

Australasian Games: A tectonic shift in the table?

Oceania nations’, including Australia and New Zealand, entry at 2022 Games can restructure medal table.


Cricket set for Asian Games return in 2022

Cricket is set for a return at the Asian Games after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Sunday included it in the sports programme for the 2022 edition in Hangzhou.

Asian Para Games: Sharad Kumar smashes continental record for gold in men's high jump

India took over the podium in men's high jump T42/63 category, claiming all the medals up for grabs with defending champion Sharad Kumar smashing two records to snare a second successive gold in the Asian Para Games.

Gold for archer Harvinder Singh at Asian Para Games

Archer Harvinder Singh notched up the men's individual recurve gold, while track-and-field athletes added a silver and a bronze to India's tally in the Asian Para-Games in Jakarta on Wednesday.

Asian Para Games 2018: Ekta Bhyan wins club throw gold medal for India

Ekta Bhyan produced her best throw in her fourth attempt, 16.02m, winning the F32/51 event ahead of UAE's Alkaabi Thekra, who threw 15.75m.


Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary wins India's first gold at Asian Para Games

Sandeep Chaudhary claimed the top honours with a best throw of 60.01m, which he managed in his third attempt.

Mariyappan Thangavelu named India's flag-bearer for Asian Para Games

India will field its biggest ever contingent of 302 members including athletes, coaches, support staff, escorts and officials.

Asian Para Games: Indians denied entry to Athletes village for non-payment of accommodation fee  

The PCI officials gave an undertaking that the payment will be done by October 4 and only then the athletes were allowed entry to the Games Village.

Indian athletes get rousing send-off by Shah Rukh Khan ahead of para Asian Games

The Asian Para Games will see players participate in an array of events including athletics, swimming, badminton, chess and powerlifting.

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Asian Games 2018: India shatters records in Indonesia

India registered their best-ever medal tally at the 2018 Asian Games held in Indonesia. With 69 medals, India surpassed the previous best of 65 medals at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. India created quite a few records at the 2018 Asian Games.

Asian Games: India's top moments

India was the first country to host the Asian Games with the National Stadium in the capital built for the purpose in 1951. Sachin Nag bagged India's first gold in the swimming pool.