Asian Games News

Six toes, seven wonders: Swapna Barman lives her dream

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.