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Asian Games


Covid-19 impact: IOA misses Asian Games bid deadline

April 24, 2020 1:20 pm

The idea to host the Asian Games in 2030 gained momentum in 2017, when it was discussed by then sports minister Vijay Goel and former IOA chief N Ramachandran.

Track and field athletes face gruelling 2022 season

April 22, 2020 8:02 am

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics has resulted in a situation where the World Athletics Championships, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games will all be held between July and September.

Bridge in the time of Diabetes, BP

August 18, 2019 9:07 am

In a sedentary sport played by seniors, taking life-saving pills can result in inadvertent doping. Shivani Naik speaks to the hyper-cautious players.

India in line for Asian Games mixed relay gold after ban on Kemi Adekoya

July 19, 2019 9:02 pm

India's mixed relay team of Mohammad Anas, Hima Das, Arokia Rajiv and MR Poovamma are set to have their medals from the 2018 Asian Games 4x400 mixed relay event upgraded from silver to gold.

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

March 04, 2019 10:39 am

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?

March 04, 2019 9:34 am

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

Cricket set for Asian Games return in 2022

March 03, 2019 9:38 pm

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

October 11, 2018 7:08 pm

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

October 10, 2018 12:34 pm

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

October 09, 2018 3:49 pm

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.


Asian Games 2018: India shatters records in Indonesia

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

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.