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Asian Games


Six toes, seven wonders: Swapna Barman lives her dream

September 6, 2018 12:28:31 pm

For Swapna Barman, six toes on each feet meant competing with ill-fitting shoes and bearing excruciating pain. She overcame that, her short stature and a tooth and gum infection to win India's maiden heptathlon gold at the Asian Games.

Asian Games was a trailer, you will watch full film at Tokyo Olympics: Army chief Bipin Rawat

September 5, 2018 9:42:49 pm

General Bipin Rawat termed India's Asian Games performance as "only trailer" as the full length movie will be released during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Asian Games: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates medal winners, asks them to work harder for Olympic glory

September 5, 2018 8:25:10 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday congratulated India's medal-winners in the recently-concluded Asian Games and asked them to strive harder in tougher competitions like the Olympic Games.

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Ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Amit Panghal could face a weighty issue

September 5, 2018 9:53:21 am

IOC's plans of scrapping men's categories from the Tokyo Olympics programme could see boxer Amit Panghal fight out of his division.

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After Asian Games return, an irreplaceable loss for Tajinderpal Singh Toor

September 5, 2018 9:57:16 am

Shot-putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor, who won Asian Games gold medal, is distraught as his father passes away before he reaches home.

Asian Games 2018: Government felicitates Asiad medal winners with cash awards

September 5, 2018 12:08:30 am

While individual gold medal winners were given away Rs 40 lakh, the silver and bronze winners took home Rs 20 and Rs 10 lakh each.

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Asian Games gold medallist Tajinderpal Singh Toor’s father passes away

September 4, 2018 7:01:37 pm

Tajinderpal Singh Toor won the gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 in Shot Put after setting a national record with a 20.75m throw.

Asian Games 2018: India’s lone eSports medallist Tirth Mehta relives Jakarta high

September 4, 2018 9:35:39 am

The 23-year-old from Bhuj, Tirth Mehta, won the bronze medal at the esports event at the Asian Games, the lone Indian to take the podium in the demonstration event.

Inheritance of a loss: India Hockey team grapple with Asian Games defeat

September 4, 2018 9:32:56 am

Indian hockey team is yet to extinguish the pain of its semifinal exit at the Asian Games, despite beating Pakistan 2-1 to clinch the Bronze medal.

Asian Games 2018 bridge champions yet to receive India team blazers

September 4, 2018 2:10:52 am

The medal-winning members are planning to stitch IOA logos on their old blazers so that they are "eligible" for the official photo-op scheduled for Wednesday.

Asian Games 2018: Deputy Chef de Mission RK Sacheti upgrades himself to business class while players travel economy

September 3, 2018 9:49:34 pm

Most Indian athletes fly economy and they are okay with that as long as the officials do the same.

Asian Games 2018: Consolation bronze can’t heal our pain, says hockey captain PR Sreejesh

September 3, 2018 7:51:55 pm

PR Sreejesh feels that a bronze medal and win against Pakistan can hardly heal the pain of not being able to win the gold at the Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: Haryana biggest contributor to medal tally

September 3, 2018 3:24:50 pm

Haryana topped the national medal charts again in India’s record Asian Games haul, but compared to the Commonwealth Games, the representation was wider with medallists coming from as many as 21 states, six more than the CWG.

Asian Games 2018: Jakarta wraps up with Bollywood fusion, India with highest medal haul

September 3, 2018 11:02:16 am

It’s been that kind of Asian Games, where you caught snatches of Indonesians closing their eyes and trilling ‘Gerua’ on singing reality TV contests — not knowing a word of what they sang.

Asian Games 2018: Magna Jakarta

September 3, 2018 11:35:23 am

Indonesia, surrogate hosts after Vietnam pulled out, delivered a memorable — if not entirely perfect — Asian Games

Hosts Indonesia bid emotional farewell to 18th Asian Games

September 2, 2018 9:46:52 pm

Indonesia bid an emotional farewell to the 18th Asian Games on a rain-soaked evening at the Gelora Bung Karno stadium on Sunday with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President hailing the event as a "historical success".

Asian Games 2018: I am not surprised at Manjit Singh winning 800m, says Jinson Johnson

September 2, 2018 5:47:01 pm

Manjit was behind two-three runners at the final bend but ran past Jinson and others in the final stretch to win the gold.

Asian Games 2018 Closing Ceremony Highlights: Rani Rampal marches in with India’s flag

September 2, 2018 8:02:52 pm

Asian Games 2018 Closing Ceremony Highlights: Indian women hockey captain Rani Rampal carried India's flag at the closing ceremony.

Asian Games 2018: Tamil Nadu government announces Rs 30 lakh each to 3 squash players

September 2, 2018 3:53:29 pm

Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced the cash incentive to Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Joshna Chinappa and Sunayna Kuruvilla.

AIBA to allow right to protest after controversial decisions at Asian Games

September 2, 2018 3:14:28 pm

AIBA have decided to introduce a right to protest against controversial judgements that marred the Asian Games 2018.

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