- Tag results for Asian Games
Union Minister of State for Sports & Youth Affairs and Information & Broadcasting talks about the new forms of martial arts that are leaving a prominent imprint in sports circles.
Looking ahead to their semifinal encounter against Japan, skipper Manpreet Singh couldn’t have been any more blunt.
Athlete Deepa Malik, who won a bronze medal in discus and javelin throw at the Para Asian Games, expressed her joy after meeting Prime Minister Modi.
Sumariwalla, also a council member of the world athletics body IAAF, said further that these African runners did not qualify properly to represent their adopted Arab countries.
With Monday's 11 medals, India occupies the eighth spot in the medal tally with 3 gold, 6 silver and 8 bronze.
While Farman Basha won a silver medal in the Men's 49 kg Powerlifting event, swimmer Devanshi Satijawon finished second on the podium in the Women's 100m Butterfly in S-10 category.
An unknown face before the Asian Games, the Jalpaiguri heptathlete became a star overnight after she battled toothache and back pain to become the first Indian to win a heptathlon gold in Jakarta.
The 32-year-old Sudha had won a silver medal in the women's 3000m steeplechase in Jakarta. She had won a gold in the same event in the 2010 edition in Guangzhou.
The rise of the likes of Neeraj Chopra, Muhammed Anas and Hima Das, to name a few, has prompted officials to think of this.
The junior head coach will be appointed by next month while senior coach Massimo Costantini's replacement will be named by December.
While most Indian athletes had a smooth passage to the Asian Games, some of them had to battle court cases to get to Jakarta.
Funding for 2022 Asian Games, CWG to continue despite focus on 2020 Olympics: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Rathore, speaking at a felicitation ceremony for the Asian Games medallists by the Indian Olympic Association, also assured the players that there will be no bureaucracy.
Around 15 medallists including compound archers Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Abhishek Verma were given just bouquets as their names were misprinted on cheques.
'Tweak' in selection policy kept Asiad gold medallist out of national team for year: Former shooter Jaspal Rana
Jaspal Rana, one of India's finest exponents in pistol shooting, has played a key role in moulding the likes of Manu Bhaker, Anish Bhanwala and Chaudhary.
Before the Tokyo Games, Singh has a golden chance to test his mettle at next year's Asian and World Championships in Doha, Qatar.