Asian Games

August 16, 2018 7:00:18 am

India has made a lot of memories at the Asian Games, from hosting the first tournament to winning gold medals in various sports.

August 16, 2018 2:42:56 am

Half of India’s 804-strong contingent is yet to check in at the Athletes’ Village. But for the men’s handball team, the campaign is all but over.

August 16, 2018 2:56:18 am

"I received my first pair of spikes in 2006. Until then, I had no idea that running shoes has spikes underneath," said Dutee Chand.

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August 16, 2018 2:31:23 am

His Olympics was blighted by thoughts of his mother in coma back home, but a refreshed and retooled Bhokanal has his body and mind steeled for redemption in Palembang

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August 15, 2018 9:50:55 pm

The Indian men's handball team went down 25-32 to Bahrain in a Group D preliminary match of the Asian Games on Wednesday.

A worker from TransJakarta bus system pushes a road divider near a countdown clock for the upcoming 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia
August 15, 2018 7:15:48 pm

In 2010 Guangzhou Games, China narrowly missed out on a breaking through the 200-gold medal barrier, but the 199 golds and 416 medals in all remains an Asian Games record.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (C) poses with Indonesian Asian Games athletes and officials at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia
August 15, 2018 6:33:19 pm

Indonesia is fielding 938 athletes across the whole sports programme with the goal of winning at least 16 gold medals with the help of the new disciplines.

August 15, 2018 4:27:17 pm

A gold-medallist in 2010, a bronze-winner in 2014, Vikas Krishan is aiming to become India's first boxer with three back-to-back Asian Games medals.

August 15, 2018 10:22:06 am

The buildup to international multi-sports events such as these typically focuses on the level of cooperation between North and South Korea and whether sport can be used as a vehicle to bring them closer together.

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August 15, 2018 10:07:04 am

The 2018 Asian Games have included sport climbing and karate on their programme and Tokyo 2020 organisers are keen to see how they function.

Members of India's Asian Games contingent with Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
August 15, 2018 3:29:31 pm

After much delay, India are sending a 572-athlete contingent to Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia for Asian Games 2018 which are scheduled between August 18-September 2.

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August 15, 2018 10:35:10 am

Sheeraz Sheikh arrived in Capua last month along with fellow skeet shooters Mairaj Khan and Ganemat Shekhon, who too will be competing at the Asian Games.

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August 15, 2018 10:30:59 am

After four months of two hours gym followed by sprints in the pool and a strict diet, Sardar Singh's yo-yo test result touched a personal best of 21. 4... Kohli’s is 19.

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August 14, 2018 10:49:34 pm

India boxers will know their global standing from their Asian Games show, High Performance Director Santiago Nieva said.

August 14, 2018 8:28:59 pm

Eyeing qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Indian men and women's hockey teams left for the 18th Asian Games with hopes of winning gold.

August 14, 2018 3:57:00 pm

The Asian Games-bound Indian squash players have questioned the presence of Cyrus Poncha and Bhuvneshwari Kumari as coaches in the contingent.

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August 14, 2018 2:32:10 pm

The Indian handball team's opening game against Chinese Taipei was marred with controversy as they did not receive official uniform for the event on time.

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August 14, 2018 11:48:48 am

Asian Games, a multi-sport event for all Asian countries, is set to take place in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2, 2018.

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August 14, 2018 3:18:57 am

India hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh says helmet is one of the most important parts of my kit.

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August 14, 2018 9:39:58 am

If Son Heung-Min can't inspire South Korea to gold at the Asian Games, the Tottenham Hotspur forward could end up doing compulsory military service, rather than leaving his imprint on the English Premier League.