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Tag: Asiad

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Asiad 2018: Indian men's archery team settle for silver

Jakarta: The Indian archery compound men’s team had to settle for silver against Korea in a rip-roaring final which ended in a shoot-out after both teams were locked 229-229 here at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday. India won the first set 60-56, a solid four-point lead over Korea in the four-set final. Korea came […]

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Asian Games 2018: Indian women archers take silver

Jakarta: Indian archers took silver in the Compound Women’s Team category following a narrow loss to South Korea at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. The Indians gave a tough fight to the overwhelming favourites before going down 228-231 in the final. The Indian team of Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Vennam won […]

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Asiad 2018: Dipika, Joshana, Ghosal settle for bronze in squash singles

Jakarta: All three Indian racqueteers in squash singles settled for bronze medals after Saurav Ghosal, Dipika Palikal Karthik and Joshana Chinappa lost their respective semi-final clashes at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. Dipika lost 0-3 (7-11, 9-11, 6-11) to defending champion and former World No.1 Nicol David of Malaysia while Joshana went down […]

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Asiad 2018: Indian rowers win quadruple sculls gold

Jakarta: Indian rowers Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh came up with a superb performance to win gold in the men’s quadruple sculls category at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. This is only the second gold for India since they started participating in the rowing events at the Asiad. The […]

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Asiad 2018: Bopanna-Sharan enter final, Ankita gets bronze

Palembang (Indonesia): The Indian men’s doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan registered a hard fought victory to enter the final at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday. Bopanna and Sharan were made to work hard for an hour and 12 minutes by the Japanese duo of Kaito Uesugi and Sho Shimabukuro before […]

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Shooter Rajput bags silver in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Jakarta: Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput clinched a silver medal in the men’s 50 metre Rifle 3 Positions event at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Sanjeev scored 452.7 in the final. The 37-year-old had earlier bagged bronze in the same category at the 2006 Doha Asian Games. China’s Hui Zicheng secured the gold medal after […]

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Asiad 2018: Saurabh wins gold, Abhishek gets bronze in Men's 10m Air Pistol final

Jakarta: Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma bagged the gold and bronze medal, respectively in the Men’s 10 metre Air Pistol final in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday. Saurabh clinched the gold after a score of 240.7 while Abhishek stood third scoring 219.3. Tomoyuki Matsuda of Japan secured the silver with […]

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Twitter records 400k tweets on Asiad

New Delhi: Social media giant Twitter recorded over 400,000 tweets as Indian athletes led by wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat began India’s medal rush, by clinching gold medals at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. Besides the grapplers, Indian shooters Deepak Kumar and Lakhsya Sheoran on Monday bagged silver medals in their respective […]

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Asian Games: Shooters Apurvi, Ravi bag bronze

Jakarta: Indian shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar bagged the bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event at the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday. The Indian pair scored 429.9 in the final round to finish on the podium. Chinese Taipei won the gold with a score of 494.1 while China took […]

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Asiad flame enters Jakarta, to be paraded in city

Jakarta: The Asian Games flame arrived in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Wednesday with a torch relay run planned to circle around the city before being handed over to President Joko Widodo on Independence Day on August 17. The Asiad flame entered Jakarta through East Jakarta-West Java province’s border town of Bogor earlier in […]

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Boxers given warm send-off for Asiad

New Delhi: The 10-member boxing squad along with its support staff were given a warm send-off by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) here on Tuesday. The dignitaries present on the occasion included DG Sports Authority of India (SAI) Neelam Kapoor, BFI President Ajay Singh, Cdr. Rajgopalan, CO, TOPS and India’s team manager and veteran […]

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Very less time to prepare but hope to do better at Asiad: Sindhu

Hyderabad: P V Sindhu believes Indian shuttlers haven’t got enough time to prepare for the Asian Games but expects the team to deliver more than just the one bronze medal claimed in the 2014 edition. Indian women’s team had won a bronze medal at Incheon four years ago and Sindhu hoped they can change the […]

DSP post for Olympics and Asiad gold medallists from Odisha

Gold medallists in Olympics and Asiad from Odisha will be directly appointed as deputy superintendent of police (DSP), Sports and Youth Affairs minister Sudam Marandi said here on Sunday

Kabaddi golds prop India in Asiad, total haul at 57

India brought the curtains down on their campaign in the 17th Asian Games, maintaining their domination of kabaddi with two gold medals as the country rose a rung to eighth in the overall standings on the penultimate day of competitions here today

India stay on course for double gold in kabaddi

Defending champions India stayed on course for double gold in kabaddi as the sport's powerhouse stormed into the finals of both men and women's events respectively, with resounding wins at the 17th Asian Games, here on Thursday

Sania, Seema clinch gold; India maintain 9th place

Tennis star Sania Mirza teamed up with Saketh Myneni to clinch the gold in mixed double while Seema Punia also brought glory with her gold-winning act as India maintained the ninth position in the overall standings on the 10th day of competitions in the 17th Asian Games here on Monday

Yogeshwar ends 28-year gold drought in wrestling

Yogeshwar Dutt ended a 28-year gold drought for India in wrestling after defeating Tajikistan's Zalimkhan Yusupov in a rip-roaring 65kg title contest to provide the country with its fourth yellow metal in the 17th Asian Games here today

Indian pair of Sania-Prarthana settles for bronze

Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare settled for a bronze after losing their women's doubles semifinal to Chinese Taipei's Chin Wei Chan and Su Wei Hsiehin in the Asian Games, here on Sunday

Asiad Squash: Men's team gets historic gold, women grab silver

The Indian squash players wrapped up a historic performance in the Asian Games, clinching an unprecedented men's team gold after the women's side settled for its first ever silver here on Saturday

Shooters and shuttlers win a bronze each in Asiad

Indian shooters were on target for the second successive day as they delivered a bronze in the men's 10m air pistol team event, while shuttlers bagged another medal of same hue in the women's team competition in the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday

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