Tag: Asian Games 2018

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CM Naveen felicitates six hockey players from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday felicitated six hockey players from Odisha who were part of the Indian teams that bagged medals in the recently-concluded Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta. At an event organised at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik gave away prize money of Rs 1 crore each to the four women […]

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Indonesia looks to host Olympics in 2032

Jakarta: Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, following its successful organisation of the 2018 Asian Games. The Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Cultural Affairs Puan Maharani said the government will officially submit a proposal for hosting the world’s largest sports event, reports Xinhua news agency. “President Joko Widodo has officially […]

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Energy of Asia, peace for world at 18th Asiad

Jakarta: The 18th Asian Games came to a close at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium here on Sunday, but the Games will be long remembered for showcasing the energy of Asia, the drive for world peace and host Indonesia’s passion. The two-week, 40-sport Asian Games has been a great athletic success, witnessing six world […]

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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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Odisha announces Rs 1 cr cash reward each for medal-winning Odia women hockey players

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 1 crore cash reward for each of the four Odisha players – Sunita Lakra, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz and Deep Grace Ekka who were part of the Indian women’s hockey team that won silver medal at the Asian Games 2018. As per the revised policy, the coach […]

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Asiad 2018: Amit bags gold in men's boxing

Jakarta: Indian boxer Amit Panghal edged out reigning Olympic and continental champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in a bitterly fought final to win gold in the men’s light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday. The 22-year-old earned a split decision to earn India’s only boxing gold from this year’s […]

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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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Sharath-Manika lose in mixed doubles TT semis, take bronze

Jakarta: The Indian mixed doubles table tennis pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra bagged the first-ever bronze medal after going down in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday. Sharath-Manika were outplayed 4-1 (9-11, 5-11, 13-11, 4-11, 8-11) in 39 minutes by China’s Wang Chuqin and Sun Yingsha in the […]

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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: Pincky bags silver, Malaprabha settles for bronze in Kurash

Jakarta: India’s Pincky Balhara clinched silver, while Malaprabha Jadav settled for bronze in the women’s 52 kilogram category of the kurash competition at the 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday. Pincky was outclassed 0-10 by world and Asian champion Gulnor Sulaymanova of Uzbekistan in the final. Gulnor dominated the final, pulling off a halal, which […]

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