Six medals in just 24 hours. That’s how impressive India have been at this year’s Paralympics.
Simranjeet Singh (17th, 34th minutes) scored a brace, while Hardik Singh (27th), Harmanpreet Singh (29th) and Rupinder Pal Singh (31st) were the other goal getters for India.
Ulan-Ude (Russia): Six-time champion MC Mary Kom will have to settle for a bronze medal in the ongoing Women’s World Boxing Championships after losing her semi-final bout of the 51-kg flyweight category to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a split 1:4 verdict on Saturday. In a fiercely contested bout, third-seed Mary Kom delivered timely […]
Doha: Indian sprinter Dutee Chand won a bronze medal in women’s 200m on the fourth and final day of the Asian Athletics Championships here on Wednesday P U Chitra defended her 1500m title to give India its third gold medal and Ajay Kumar Saroj won a silver in men’s 1500m. Chitra overtook Bahraini runner Tigest Gashaw […]
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 […]
Palembang (Indonesia): Shooter Heena takes bronze Experienced shooter Heena Sidhu took bronze in the women’s 10m Air Pistol event at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. Heena scored 219.2 in the final. Wang Qian of China won gold with 240.3 while South Korea’s Kim Minjung (237.6) got silver. Manu Bhaker, the other Indian to […]
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 […]
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 […]
New Delhi: World Championship bronze- medallist Gaurav Bidhuri attained a career-high 11th position but Vikas Krishan was the best-placed Indian at seventh in the latest rankings of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). Updated after the 19th edition of the World Championship in Hamburg earlier this month, the new rankings feature three Indians in the top-10. […]
Boxer Sarita Devi, who had refused to accept her Asian Games bronze medal, was on Wednesday banned for one year by the world body AIBA, putting an end to the prolonged suspense over her fate following the controversial protest