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Tag: Asiad 2018

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Asiad 2018: India beat Pakistan, take hockey bronze

Jakarta: India’s men’s hockey team defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the bronze medal playoff at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. Akashdeep Singh (third minute) and Harmnanpreet Singh (50th) scored for 2014 edition champions India, while Muhammad Atiq (52nd minute) scored for Pakistan.

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Hockey women, sailors take silver; boxer Amit, women's squash team in finals

Jakarta: India continued to swell its overall medal tally, with the women’s hockey team taking a silver, while sailors gave a silver and bronze, even as the squash teams had opposite results in the semi-finals and boxer Amit Panghal entered the finals on 13th day of the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. Among others, […]

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Asiad 2018: Varsha, Sweta win silver; Harshita takes bronze in sailing

Jakarta: Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar bagged a silver medal in the 49er FX women sailing competition while Harshita Tomar settled for bronze in the Open Laser 4.7 category at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. In the 49er FX category, Varsha and Sweta scored a total of 44 points and 40 net points […]

‘I Am Happy’, says Dutee after her return to India from Asiad 2018

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Star Sprinter of India Dutee Chand arrived at New Delhi to a grand welcome after winning two silver medals at the ongoing 18th Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang. Hundreds of fans were eagerly waiting for the 22-year-old sprinter from Odisha with flowers and deep affection. Speaking to OTV, Dutee said, “Asian Games is a […]

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India at Asiad: 'Magic' Johnson, women's relay team burn track; hockey flops

Jakarta: There was no stopping the gold rush from track-and-field as India exceeded all expectations for its best Asian Games performance in close to seven decades but heartbreak in hockey took some sheen off the country’s sprint past the previous edition’s medal haul today. The seasoned Jinson Johnson and the women’s 4x400m relay team were […]

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CM Naveen announces additional cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore for Dutee Chand

Bhubaneswar: Congratulating star sprinter Dutee Chand, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an additional cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore for her for winning a silver medal in Women’s 200 metre race at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday. Patnaik had also declared a Rs 1.5 crore prize for Dutee after she bagged […]

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Asiad 2018: Indian hockey eves blank China; to fight for gold

Jakarta: Ending a two-decade wait, a resilient Indian women’s hockey team stormed into the final of the 18th Asian Games after edging past World No.11 China 1-0 in the semi-final at the Gelora Bung Karno field here on Wednesday. Inspired by Gurjit Kaur’s solitary goal in the 52nd minute, India ensured themselves of at least […]

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Asiad 2018: Dutee Chand wins silver in 200m race

Jakarta: India’s Dutee Chand grabbed the silver medal in the women’s 200 metres race at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday. Dutee clocked 23.20 seconds to finish behind Bahrain’s Edidiong Odiong, who claimed the gold medal in 22.96 seconds. Wei Yongli won the bronze medal with a timing of 23.27 seconds. This is the […]

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Asiad 2018: Boxers Amit, Vikas enter semis

Jakarta: Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan notched up contrasting victories to enter the semi-finals of their respective weight categories at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday. Both of them thus ensured a spot on the podium for themselves as the losers in the last four stage are awarded bronze medals. In the […]

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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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Asiad 2018: India beat South Korea in men's hockey

Jakarta: Reigning champions India men’s hockey team defeated South Korea 5-3 to sit at the top spot of pool A of the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday. India will only need a draw against Sri Lanka on Tuesday to end its pool as a top ranked team and enter the semi-finals. It was India’s […]

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Asiad 2018: Tajinderpal clinches gold in men's shot put

Jakarta: India’s Tajinderpal Singh Toor set a new meet record to clinch the gold medal in the men’s shot put event at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. Toor hurled the iron ball a distance of 20.75 metres to smash the previous Games record. The previous mark of 20.57m was set by Aboulmajeed Alhabashi […]

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Asiad 2018: Dushyant bags bronze medal in men's lightweight single sculls

Jakarta: Rower Dushyant started India’s campaign on the sixth day of the 18th Asian Games on a positive note by bagging the bronze medal in the men’s lightweight single sculls final here on Friday. The 25-year-old, who had also clinched a bronze at the 2014 Asiad, clocked a time of 7 minutes and 18.76 seconds […]

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Asiad 2018: Iran beat India in kabaddi semis to script history

Jakarta: Iran scripted history in the annals of world kabaddi by stunning India 27-18 in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday. This is the first time since the traditional rural sport was included in the Asian Games in 1990 that the Indian men’s team will not take home the gold. Apart […]

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Asiad 2018: Shooter Shardul bags silver in men's double trap

Jakarta: Teenage shooter Shardul Vihan bagged silver in the men’s double trap final at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday. The 15-year-old shot 73 to claim the silver medal, while Korea’s 34-year-old Shin Hyunwoo clinched gold scoring 74. Qatar’s Al Marri Hamad Ali settled for bronze after shooting 53. Vihan has emerged as one […]

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Asiad 2018: Shooters shine, Wushu, Sepaktakraw players create history

Jakarta: Shooters continued to make the country proud even as Indians created history by ensuring medals in non-traditional sports like wushu and sepaktakraw at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. The Indian contingent enjoyed a superb start to the day as shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma bagged the gold and bronze medals respectively […]

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Adityanath announces Rs 50 lakh reward for shooter Saurabh Chaudhary

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for Meerut resident Saurabh Chaudhary, who bagged gold in the Men’s 10 metre Air Pistol final in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. An official spokesman said Adityanath also declared that Chaudhary will be given the post […]

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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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India smash Indonesia 17-0 in men's hockey

Jakarta: India’s men’s hockey team began its title defence at the Asian Games in style as they fired 17 goals past Indonesia in their first Pool A match to register their biggest win in the continental competition here on Monday. Youngsters Dilpreet Singh, Simranjeet Singhand Mandeep Singh scored a hat-trick each, while the other goals […]

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Asiad 2018: Wrestler Vinesh bags historic gold

Jakarta: Vinesh Phogat on Monday became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Games gold after she defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in the 50 kilogram women’s Freestyle final here. Vinesh completely dominated the contest, taking a 4-0 lead initially before stretching it further to 6-2 to pocket the yellow metal. Earlier, Vinesh hardly […]

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Asiad 2018: Trap shooter Lakshay clinches silver medal

Jakarta: India’s shooter Lakshay won the silver medal by finishing second in the men’s trap final at the 2018 Asian Games here on Monday. The 20-year-old got 43 points to finish second behind Chinese Taipei’s Kunpi Yang, who equalled the world record score of 48. AHN Daemyeong of South Korea won the bronze medal with […]

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Asiad 2018: India defeat Thailand 33-23 in women's kabaddi

Jakarta: The Indian women’s kabaddi team registered their second win at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games as they defeated Thailand 33-23 here on Monday. Led by raider Payel Chaudhari, the Indian eves rode on their attack to lead the first half 12-10. They also dominated the second half as their raiders were successful in breaking […]

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Indonesia holds massive event to welcome Asiad

Jakarta: The Indonesian capital of Jakarta held a mass event on Sunday to welcome the upcoming Asian Games with the participation of 65,000 people including the president, ministers and senior officials in the government. The event was part of nationwide observances to commemorate the 73rd national Independence Day and to welcome the 18th Asian Games […]

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