Thursday, May 30, 2024 | Last Update : 08:53 AM IST

Asian Games Page-3

Asian Games: On the mark

There was quite literally a gold rush at Gold Coast CWG where India notched up their second best medal tally of all time.

18 Aug 2018 2:06 AM

India’s hopes hang on Ashish

A stint in Belgium bolsters the gymnast’s medal chances.

18 Aug 2018 2:03 AM

Rookie boxers look to make a mark

“Strong boxers from Uzbekistan and Kazak-hstan will be in fray,” Hussamuddin added.

16 Aug 2018 1:02 AM

Asian Games: A lot at stake for hosts

Despite a massive counter-terrorism crackdown since the 2002 Bali bombing, the past several years have seen increased activity by militants.

16 Aug 2018 12:56 AM

‘Asiad Games will test boxers’ mettle’

Indian boxers had fetched five medals — a gold and four bronze — at the 2014 Asiad.

15 Aug 2018 2:27 AM


Where is the real coach? asks Dipika Pallikal

Recently, the SRFI refused to accept Dipika’s local coach A. Parthiban for government’s cash incentive.

15 Aug 2018 2:21 AM

Winning individual gold is my aim, says Ghosal

He reached the final at the last edition in 2014 Incheon, but eventually settled for a silver in the men’s singles competition.

14 Aug 2018 12:12 AM

Asian Games: It’s ‘Target Tokyo’ for men’s hockey team

India are fielding a team rich in experience with a few youngsters in Dilpreet Singh, Simranjeet & Vivek Sagar Prasad, all of whom have shown promise.

14 Aug 2018 12:11 AM

Wrestlers fancy their chances

Bajrang Punia, the silver medallist at the 2014 Incheon Games, said the team members were training hard and assured of a good show at Jakarta.

13 Aug 2018 12:14 AM

Ministry gives nod to 804-member contingent

Three out of the 122 coaches submitted by the IOA has been cleared at no cost to government as P-Card category.

12 Aug 2018 12:36 AM


‘Working on attack for Asian Games’

The team also struggled to convert penalty corners, with only three successful attempts from 20 chances at the Cup.

12 Aug 2018 12:22 AM

Indian football coaches come of age

Till the end of the 20th century, the Asian Games football tournament had no age restrictions and senior teams participated.

11 Aug 2018 12:39 AM

‘Have self belief to excel at Asiad’

The Ahmedabad girl will return home before heading to Jakarta and felt her preparations for the quadrennial event were top notch.

11 Aug 2018 12:38 AM

Asian Games: India pin hopes on expanded squad

India were eighth on the overall medals tally at Incheon, with 541 athletes competing in 28 sporting disciplines.

11 Aug 2018 12:38 AM

Injured Mirabai Chanu out of Asian Games

When pain subsided last week, Mirabai travelled to Mumbai to get treated and resume weight training.

08 Aug 2018 1:55 AM


Don’t have final phobia despite defeats: Sindhu

She sought to clarify in strong terms: “I don’t have any final phobia!”

08 Aug 2018 1:53 AM

ASI boxers rule the ring

The Institute in Pune, which has nurtured talented amateur boxers, has strong presence in Asian Games bound Indian men’s squad.

08 Aug 2018 12:45 AM

Pooja Dhanda sets sights on another feat

Dhanda and the wrestling contingent have returned from Yasar Dongu International Tournament from Istanbul, Turkey.

04 Aug 2018 12:52 AM

Asian Games: Ministry to the aid of ‘minor sports’

He claimed that cost will have to be borne by the sponsors who have signed a contract with it to deal with only the affiliated federations.

01 Aug 2018 1:49 AM

‘Aiming for gold but no pressure on me’

Manu is still “not 100 per cent sure” of clinching a medal at the Jakarta Asian Games next month.

31 Jul 2018 12:34 AM