Asian Games

Taekwondo team selected for South Asian Games

The ad hoc committee formed a selection panel with World Taekwondo representative Milan Kwee of Singapore as the chairman and with the help of Sports Authority of India. 

published on : 21st November 2019

Feeling better despite bitter year: Manika Batra

During her unveiling as ASICS brand athlete, she spoke on wide-ranging topics from her recent results to how she is developing her game.

published on : 18th October 2019

Colour, contrast and connection in  Mridul Chandra's 'Ochre and the Iris'

Watercolours require you to be spontaneous – you have to be conscious of the colours you are using and take note of the kind of colours coming together.

published on : 9th October 2019

Arjuna-winner Gaurav Gill hopes becoming 'certified by government' will get motorsport recognition

Drawing a parallel with golf and shooting 10-15 years ago, Gill is confident that his Arjuna will help his sport reach the masses.

published on : 20th August 2019

Will not repeat the mistakes of Asian Games in future, says India women's hockey team forward Lalremsiami

In last year's Asian Games, India finished second after going down 1-2 to Japan to miss out on qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 3rd August 2019

Mirabai Chanu the only medal hope in Tokyo 2020: National coach Vijay Sharma

Speaking to this daily, Sharma said that Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is the only realistic medal hope ahead of Tokyo 2020.

published on : 17th July 2019

Para Asian Games: India bag 5 medals on Day 1

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.

published on : 8th October 2018

Girls stand tall when women fail in boxing

August 29: Sarjubala Devi goes down to China’s Yuan Chang 0-5 in the 51kg category.

published on : 7th September 2018

Reward delayed or denied? Sailor Varsha Gautham to know on Friday

She won a silver medal in the 49erFX sailing event at the Asian Games.

published on : 7th September 2018

Teen sensation Harshita Tomar hopes sailing bronze at Asian Games will keep her away from 'boring' books

Like normal parents, Rani and Devendra Singh Tomar they also wanted their daughter to be well educated but now they realise education is a lot more than just getting lost in the books.

published on : 6th September 2018

Asian Games medallist Fouaad Mirza says Centre must provide financial help to popularise equestrian sport

Mirza said quarantine regulations makes the sport even more expensive, and it becomes difficult for equestrian enthusiasts to get horses into India.

published on : 6th September 2018

Major Ashish Malik: From patrolling in Imphal to silver lining in Jakarta

Major Malik spoke about the role of a good handler -- one who takes care of horse's daily needs.

published on : 6th September 2018

Asian Games gold-winning shot-putter Tajinderpal Toor's father cremated

After the cremation, Toor broke down as he spoke about his father being a major source of inspiration for him.

published on : 6th September 2018

Asian Games 2018: Gold medallist Pranab Bardhan vows to give back to bridge, offers free tutorials

India returned home with three medals from the sport which included a gold won by Bardhan and Shibnath De Sarkar in the men's pair event.

published on : 6th September 2018

Government felicitates Asian Games medal winners with cash awards

India registered its best-ever medal haul in the history of the Asian Games, fetching 69 medals which included 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze.

published on : 5th September 2018
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