Asian Games


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.

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.

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.

amit panghal boxing
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.

Tajinder 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.

Rajyavardhan Rathore
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.

tajinderpal singh toor
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

September 3, 2018 11:35:23 am

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

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.

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.

September 2, 2018 3:53:29 pm

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

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.