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SAG 2016


SAG 2016: India win 188 golds; others 51

February 17, 2016 7:31 pm

As governments get busy honouring the SAG medal winners, here’s looking at the no-contests between India and the rest.

SAG 2016: India end as overall champions with record 308 medals

February 17, 2016 7:31 pm

India's medal tally of 308 is a massive jump from the previous edition in 2010 where they won 175, including 90 gold.

SAF Games: When Haryana teen Naveen tamed an Olympic medalist, almost

February 14, 2016 9:39 am

Naveen was the first to score a point over Afganistan's Rohullah Nikpai and by the half-way stage of the second round was leading 4-3.

SAF Games 2016: Dutee Chand and Srabani Nanda give each other the chase

February 12, 2016 10:47 am

Dutee’s long-time coach N Ramesh believes the competition between the two Odisha girls is a blessing for both to compete and excel.

South Asian Games: From high-arm action to high-jump, Tejaswin Shankar raises bar

February 11, 2016 9:37 am

17-year-old Delhi schoolboy, participating in a senior international event for the first time, wins silver after matching Sri Lankan Olympian

Robina Jalali, an Afghan woman making a mark

February 11, 2016 10:56 am

In 2004, she had become one of the two women to represent Afghanistan in the Olympics. She finished second last in 100 metres heats then.

South Asian Games: Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi’s charity on wheels

February 10, 2016 9:55 am

Pakistan's doubles star in tennis Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi uses earnings to provide tennis-wheelchairs to disabled youth.

South Asian Games: All rise for Pakistan hockey stars

February 09, 2016 1:34 am

Pakistan defeat India 2-1 in South Asian Games hockey match, get standing ovation as North-East laps up rivalry.

South Asian Games sets in with ‘digital’ evening

February 07, 2016 2:19 am

Thirty-two high-tech projectors and over 1,000 computerised lights were used to create the digital theme at the SAG opening ceremony.

SAG 2016: Glitches galore as Guwahati sounds gong

February 05, 2016 12:45 pm

Logistical nightmare to manage 4000 visitors confronts organisers on eve of hastily-stitched up South Asian Games.