Shiva Thapa, a winner at the 2013 Asian Championships, will lead the Indian squad in Amit Panghal's absence.
At Hangzhou in October, Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy hope to go to a place Indian badminton has never travelled to before, gold at the Asian Games.
Spikers put aside problems plaguing the sport back home to record an upset five-set win over medal contenders, advance to the next round.
The 35-year-old opens up about his career, legacy, evolution and more ahead of this third Asian Games appearance.
Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra had done the honours at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games.
India's 10-member table tennis squad, led by veteran Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika Batra, is set to better their results from the previous edition.
The Indian men have won a total of three volleyball medals so far. Their best performance came in 1962 when they were runners-up.
Hours after arriving in Hangzhou, Stimac's boys show early resilience before fizzling out in second half.
The Asian Games have not been the happy hunting ground for Indian swimmers with the last medal coming home in 2014 through Sandeep Sejwal in the 50m breaststroke.
India coach Igor Stimac tweeted late on Monday night stating that the team arrived at the hotel in Hangzhou half hour past midnight.
China is a much stronger side than India at the continental stage, and they will also have the advantage of playing in familiar surroundings at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium.
Players will battle in EA Sports FC, PUBG Mobile, Arena of Valor, Dota 2, League of Legends, Dream Three Kingdoms 2 and Street Fighter V.
Their journey, marked by sheer determination, displays their love for the sport, and yet, the lack of recognition and support plagues such extraordinary talents.
The AIFF named a 22-member squad for the Asian Games, more or less the near full-strength senior national team with the likes of Sunil Chhetri, Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu in it.
The men's team comprises Saurav Ghosal, Abhay Singh, Mahesh Mangaonkar and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu. The women's team includes Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Anahat Singh and Tanvi Khanna.
The confusion regarding the team was accentuated when the sports ministry released its final approved list of Asian Games athletes on Friday morning.
All-rounder Pooja Vastrakar's addition now could prove handy for the team considering the Indian captain Harmanpreet Kaur will not be able to play the first two games due to a two-game suspension.
PSG host Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday, the same day that South Korea opened their bid for a third straight Asian Games men's football gold when they play Kuwait.
Hockey is a team game, so along with Harman, everyone needs to take responsibility. I am happy where I am at and I will give my best to the team.
According to the Equestrian Federation of India, seven horses, four in dressage and three in eventing, are in quarantine before travelling to China in a week's time.