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

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

SAG 2016: India win 188 golds; others 51

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


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

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

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

Robina Jalali, an Afghan woman making a mark

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

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


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

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

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

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

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