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India Assured Of Seven Medals At Asian Championships As Women Face Depleted Competition

A crucial test of preparations for Olympic-bound boxers, the Asian Championships get underway here on Monday with India already assured of podium finishes after seven women boxers entered the semifinals due to small size of their respective draws.

Mirabai Chanu Creates World Record In Clean & Jerk, Bags Bronze In Asian Championship
Mirabai Chanu Creates World Record In Clean & Jerk, Bags Bronze In Asian Championship

Tashkent: Former world champion Mirabai Chanu made a splendid return to the weightlifting arena, setting a new world record in clean and jerk while also bettering her own national record…

Deepak Punia, Ravi Dahiya Qualify For Asian Championship

New Delhi: Tokyo 2020 bound wrestler Deepak Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya once again proved their mettle as they qualified for the Senior Asian Championship to be held here from February 17-23. The trials were held at the K.D Jadhav Wrestling Indoor Stadium on Friday. Deepak, who is fresh from a string of good performances […]

Saurabh Chaudhary Shoots Silver At 14th Asian Championship

Doha: Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Monday clinched the silver medal in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the ongoing 14th Asian Championship. Chaudhary, 17, shot 244.5 in the final to finish second on the podium behind North Korea’s Kim Song Guk, who won the coveted gold with a world record 246.5 at the […]

Indian spikers settle for silver in U-23 Asian C'ship

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar): India finished runners-up in the Asian mens U-23 Volleyball Championship after suffering a 1-3 loss at the hands of Chinese Taipei in the final here on Sunday. India was slow to get off the blocks in the first set, allowing the opposition to steer the set in their direction, especially after […]

Bajrang, Vinesh nominated for Khel Ratna by wrestling federation

New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Monday recommended recently-crowned Asian Champion Bajrang Punia and last year’s Asian Games gold-medallist Vinesh Phogat for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajeev Khel Ratna award. Bajrang and Vinesh’s names were sent by WFI owing to their remarkable performances in the last couple of years. “They […]

Indian boxers dominate Asian Championship on the opening day

Bangkok: World Championships’ silver medallist Sonia Chahal (57kg) entered the Asian Boxing Championships quarter-finals asserting her dominance with a 5-0 win over Vietnam’s Do Nha Uyan, while four other Indian boxers made a winning start on the opening day of the event here on Friday. Makran Cup gold medallist Deepak (49kg) completely outclassed Vietnam’s Loi […]

Zhu wins women's crown at Asian TT

Ahmedabad: Zhu Yuling of China defeated compatriot Liu Shiwen in a hard fought women’s singles final to win her maiden continental title at the 30th Asian Championship table tennis tournament here on Sunday. The Chinese paddlers regaled the sizeable crowd at the TransStadia arena with some top quality action before the World No.3 won 6-11, […]

AAA, AFI officials inspect Kalinga Stadium for Asian Athletics Championship

Bhubaneswar: As it is almost certain with only official announcement of dates awaited that Odisha will host the upcoming Asian Athletics Championship, a team of officials inspected the facilities and infrastructure and Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar today. A delegation of Asian Athletic Association and Athletics Federation of India (AFI) officials inspected the venue and gave […]