Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Asian Games


Mary Kom writes: The Joy of A Podium Finish

August 31, 2022 8:49 am

Mary Kom writes: “By the time India turns 100, I want more and more young women, and men, from this country to have that amazing feeling”

India is expected to win dozens of medals at the Birmingham CWG. But how does the level of competition weigh up against the Asian Games?

July 28, 2022 3:33 pm

With the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games being limited-field events, one needs to assess the level of competition in various sports at the two events for the sake of perspective.

Postponed Asian Games from September 23 to October 8 next year: OCA

July 19, 2022 6:26 pm

The 19th edition of the Games were originally slated to be held from September 10 to 25 this year but were suspended on May 6 after a spike in COVID-19 cases in China.

Will compete in both Asian Games and World Championships if enough gap between two: Bajrang Punia

June 25, 2022 2:00 pm

Star Indian wrestler confirms he will be playing in both The Asian Games and the World Championships

24 posts in nine departments Cabinet: Olympics, Asian Games medal winners to get govt jobs

May 11, 2022 5:31 am

The move comes after a proposal – Uttar Pradesh International Medal Winners Direct appointment Rules, 2022 – pushing for the appointments was cleared by the state cabinet on Tuesday.

‘Focus and perseverance’: UT boy Charanjot looks to bag India’s first Esports medal

May 08, 2022 12:41 pm

While Charanjot did not have his own gaming console, he would spend time at his friend's homes to play video games often.

Asian Games postponed; 2023 sports schedule in disarray

May 07, 2022 7:17 am

For some Indian athletes, the postponement could be a blessing in disguise, as it gives them room to rest in a busy year.

Hangzhou Asian Games postponed after fresh Covid wave in China

May 06, 2022 7:08 pm

The decision comes at a time when China, where the virus emerged in late 2019, is experiencing its biggest Covid-19 outbreak.

Daily Briefing: PM told in Denmark, 'hope India influences Russia to end war'; China plans strict Covid curbs for Asian Games

May 04, 2022 7:34 am

As the Congress prepares for its three-day “chintan shivir” beginning May 13, a 12-second video shared by the BJP, purportedly from the wedding of Rahul Gandhi’s “friend” in Kathmandu, has the party scrambling for damage control.

Asian Games in Sept, China looks at strict ‘closed-loop’ Covid curbs

May 04, 2022 7:29 am

Late last month, it was reported that postponing the Asian Games, second only to Olympics in terms of size, was a possibility as China, where the coronavirus emerged in late 2019, faced its biggest Covid-19 crisis.


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.