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Tag: Asian Games 2018

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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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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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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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Asian Games 2018: Shooter Deepak Kumar bags silver in 10m Air Rifle

Jakarta: Shooter Deepak Kumar handed India it’s third medal at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games after he clinched silver in the Mens 10m Air Rifle category here on Monday. Deepak finished second with a score of 247.7 while compatriot Ravi Kumar finished fourth scoring 205.2. It was also the 30-year-old’s first medal at the Asiad. […]

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Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia clinches gold medal in 65kg category

Jakarta: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia clinched the gold medal in the 65kg category defeating Japanese Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the final of the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday. It was Bajrang’s second successive gold medal in the Asian Games after his triumph in Incheon 2014 in the 61kg category. Soon after his win, he […]

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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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Indian Hockey players including six from Odisha depart for Asian Games 2018

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: All eyes are now on the qualification for 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams today left from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi for the Asian Games in Indonesia. Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas are two players from Odisha in the men’s team while Sunita Lakra, Namita […]

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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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Asian Games 2018: 524-member Indian contingent announced

New Delhi: A 524-member Indian contingent will feature in the upcoming Asian Games, slated to be held from August 18 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced on Tuesday. The contingent will comprise of 277 men and 247 women athletes from a total of 36 sports disciplines. Of the various sporting […]

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Cuttack girl Rutaparna all set for Asian Games badminton challenge

Cuttack: As an inspiration to many young girls of Odisha, Cuttack’s Rutaparna Panda became the first Odia girl to represent India in badminton in Asian Games. She has been selected in the 20-member badminton team for the upcoming Asian Games to be played in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 18. A trainee in Badminton legend Pullela […]

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