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Asian Games 2018: India to fight for all three gold medals in compound archery

August 4, 2018 10:30:54 am

Compound archers will compete in only three disciplines at the upcoming Asian Games, chief coach Jiwanjot Singh said.

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Iraq withdrawal prompts partial redraw for Asian Games 2018

August 4, 2018 10:31:20 am

The United Arab Emirates will face China, East Timor and Syria at this month's Asian Games after the Asian Football Confederation conducted a partial redraw of the football competition

Indian Olympic Association to pick women’s sailing team for Asian Games

August 3, 2018 11:13:28 am

The YAI in December had decided to conduct just one trial which was held in Chennai in April. The winners of the trail were to be selected for the Asian Games.

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Asian Games 2018 bound steeplechase runner Naveen Dagar fails dope test

August 2, 2018 6:27:17 pm

Naveen Dagar is a bronze-medallist from the 2014 Incheon Asian Games and breached the qualifying mark of 8:41 seconds during the Guwahati meet.

Asian Games 2018: Rahi Sarnobat eyes podium finish on comeback trail

August 2, 2018 1:06:12 pm

Two-time Commonwealth Games champion pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat is targeting a podium finish at the Asian Games commencing later this month.

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Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) lays guidelines: Earn quota place, win an Olympic berth

August 2, 2018 10:53:33 am

The move comes two years after the controversy involving Sushil Kumar and Narsingh Yadav over the 74 kg men’s freestyle spot at the Rio Olympics.

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Asian Games 2018: Jakarta implements odd-even policy to curb pollution, police given shoot-at-sight orders

August 2, 2018 10:27:17 am

Jakarta will implement the odd-even car policy during the 18th Asian Games which will be held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.

Comply with ‘No Needle Policy’ at Asian Games: IOA tells contingent, NSFs

August 1, 2018 10:01:49 pm

Asian Games-bound Indian athletes should adhere to the 'No Needle Policy' during the mega-event in Indonesia, the IOA instructed on Wednesday.

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Sushil Kumar heading to Georgia for Asian Games tune-up

August 1, 2018 9:50:46 pm

Star freestyle grappler Sushil Kumar will head to Georgia for a ten-day tune-up ahead of Asian Games.

Indonesian security forces abseil down high-rise in Asian Games drill

August 1, 2018 8:26:20 pm

Indonesian security forces jumped out of helicopters and abseiled down the side of a high-rise in a counter-terrorism drill in Jakarta on Wednesday.

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Asian Games 2018: Iraq withdraw from football tournament

August 1, 2018 7:36:00 pm

Iraq withdraw from football tournament of Asian Games, potentially throwing the competition into turmoil less than two weeks before kickoff.

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Asian Games 2018: No trials at Asiad venue for India sailors

August 1, 2018 9:51:07 am

Organising committee of Asian Games denied Yachting Association of India permission to conduct a last-minute selection trial after other contingents raised objections.

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Asian Games 2018: Boat racing team set to be added to India contingent following Delhi High Court order

July 31, 2018 10:08:07 pm

Denied entry by IOA, a favourable Delhi HC order now paves way for India's traditional boat racing contingent to take part in Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: Pakistan hockey team’s participation in jeopardy

July 31, 2018 9:43:19 pm

Pakistan hockey team threatened to pullout of Asian Games owing to non-payment of daily allowances for past six months.

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Asian Games 2018: India men’s hockey team to round off preparation with 11-day camp

July 31, 2018 7:18:11 pm

India men's hockey team will round its preparations for upcoming Asian Games with an 11-day camp at SAI centre in Bangalore starting Wednesday.

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Sports Ministry steps in after IOA tells minor sports to bear cost of Asian Games kits

July 31, 2018 6:37:05 pm

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said that he had directed Sports India to issue Asian Games kit and apparel to 'every' team representing India.

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Asian Games 2018: Indonesia invites North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to Opening Ceremony

July 31, 2018 9:59:37 am

Coordinating Human Development and Cultural Affairs Minister Puan Maharani visited Pyongyang to officially invite Kim Jong Un to the 2018 Asian Games that will be held in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang

Asian Games 2018: Indian athletes in fringe sports to pay for their own blazer, kit

July 31, 2018 11:03:18 am

Eighty-three out of the 541 athletes who will be representing the country at the Asian Games will have to spend from their own pocket to wear India colours.

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Leaders of India’s Asian Games contingent: A tainted MP and Suresh Kalmadi’s former-private secretary

July 30, 2018 11:28:01 am

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, MP from Kaiserganj in UP, appointed Chef de Mission of India’s 541-strong Asian Games contingent has been charged in numerous criminal cases.

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Injured Rohan Bopanna may be forced to miss Rogers Cup too ahead of Asian Games 2018

July 29, 2018 8:01:02 pm

Doubles specialist Rohan Bopanna, who is out of action since Wimbledon, says he may have to pull out of Rogers Cup to let his shoulder heal ahead of the Asian Games.

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‘Unperturbed’ Manu Bhaker seeks to continue golden run in Asian Games 2018, World Championships

July 29, 2018 2:59:54 pm

Manu Bhaker is least affected by the controversies surrounding her selection in three events for the Asian Games, scheduled to be held in Jakarta and Palembeng from August 18.

At 79, she says bridge has given Rita Choksi all — a husband, and now Asian Games slot

July 29, 2018 11:00:27 am

With the bridge set to make its Asian Games debut in Jakarta next month, Rita Choksi will be among the handful of athletes who will add a unique shade to India’s squad of close to 550.

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Asian Games: Neeraj Chopra, spearman from Khandra

July 29, 2018 10:53:57 am

As Asian Games expectations swell on javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, here is a look at his farming village of roughly 500 families near Panipat and his journey, from an overweight teenager to world beater.

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Heena Sidhu hopes to break Asian Games 2018 gold medal jinx

July 28, 2018 9:32:48 pm

The failed attempts to bag the top prize in her previous Asian Games appearances are fresh in her memory as shooter Heena Sidhu gears up to break the gold medal jinx

Aiming podium finish at Asian Games, Rakesh Patra off to Turkey for training

July 28, 2018 9:34:57 pm

Rakesh Patra had also narrowly missed a medal at the Melbourne World Cup in February as well finishing in the fourth place