Asian Games

Hockey World Cup 2006 taught me to handle pressure in toughest games: VR Raghunath

One of the deadliest drag flickers to have ever worn the Indian men's hockey team jersey, VR Raghunath played his Senior World Cup as a teenager in Monchengladbach in Germany.

published on : 17th November 2022

Kabaddi: "PKL will help me prepare for Asian Games selection trials in S Korea," says Woosan KO

Yet to make his debut for the Jaipur Pink Panthers, Woosan has enjoyed his time with the Jaipur team and the atmosphere in the stadium so far.

published on : 14th October 2022

Nada testing right but lots need to be done

If random names used to surface earlier, this time, a host of top athletes, national campers and otherwise, young and old, figure on the list, revealing how deep the rot is

published on : 11th October 2022

Asiad medallist Pincky skips kurash Worlds trials to pursue judo  

The Delhi athlete also highlighted the reason behind her decision. "Judo is my priority as the competition is tougher in this sport. If I win a judo medal, it's importance will be more."

published on : 8th October 2022

Parminder, Shagandeep first Navy rowers to compete, win medal for Services at national meet

This is the first time Indian Navy rowers competed under the banner of the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) in any national meet and also bagged a medal.

published on : 5th October 2022

Will compete in decathlon at next year's Asian Games: Tejaswin Shankar

Tejaswin won the high jump title in the USA in June this year with a jump of 2.27m and achieved the qualification standard for CWG.

published on : 4th August 2022

Young dope offenders not an ideal sign

What could be embarrassing for Indian athletics, as many as six athletes are on the list of 19. Asian Games medallist M R Poovamma too figures on it.

published on : 4th August 2022

New Asiad schedule puts Wrestling Federation of India in a fix

As per the announcement made by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the showpiece continental event will be held from September 23 to October 8 next year.

published on : 20th July 2022

Rescheduled Asian Games to be held from September 23 to October 8, 2023

The 19th edition of the Games was originally slated to be held from September 10 to 25 this year but was suspended on May 6 after a spike in COVID-19 cases in China.

published on : 19th July 2022

Will compete in both Asian Games and World Championships if enough gap between two: Bajrang 

"2023 is an important year. The focus is on qualifying for the Paris Games through the World Championships. We don't know as yet what is going to be the gap between Asian Games and the Worlds."

published on : 25th June 2022

With her fastest 100m run, Hima pips Dutee for gold

The same ground where she was to be part of the India team in 2017 turned out to be the lucky venue once again.

published on : 12th June 2022

Meet to decide Olympics spots if no Asiad

The winners of the Asian Games in both men and women get a direct berth to the Olympics so it’s an important event as far as hockey is concerned.

published on : 19th May 2022

AHF to conduct Olympic qualifiers independently if Asiad not held by September 2023

The Asian Games, originally scheduled to be held from September 10 to 25 this year, has been postponed indefinitely earlier this month due to the worsening pandemic situation in China.

published on : 18th May 2022

Covid curbs push China off global sporting map

The Olympic-sized Asian Games became the latest and biggest casualty on Friday as organisers decided to delay the multisports extravaganza due to a severe outbreak of Covid-19.

published on : 8th May 2022

Indian Track and field athletes, officials say Asian Games postponement good for them

The Hangzhou Asian Games, which were scheduled to take place from September 10 to 25, were on Friday postponed indefinitely amid a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in China.

published on : 6th May 2022

Asian Games postponement: Indian hockey players disappointed but count on positives 

The Hangzhou Asian Games, which were scheduled to take place from September 10 to 25, were on Friday postponed indefinitely amid a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in China.

published on : 6th May 2022

Asian Games postponed amid COVID surge: Chinese media

The Games were scheduled to take place from September 10-25 in the capital of Zhejiang province, about 175 kilometres southwest of Shanghai.

published on : 6th May 2022

Wrestling selection trials for CWG, Asiad on May 16, 17

The WFI has proposed to send gold medallists of the trials for the CWG and Asiad while the silver medallists will represent the country in the World Championships.

published on : 6th May 2022

Bajrang, Ravi not to get direct entry into finals of CWG and Asian Games selection trials

During the trials for the Mongolia event, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) had given direct entries to Bajrang and Dahiya for the spot-clinching final in their respective weight categories.

published on : 5th May 2022

Tough reality for Saina, lack of depth worrying  

Saina Nehwal cried foul when the Commonwealth and Asian Games trials were announced. She criticised the timing and selection policy and did not participate in it.

published on : 2nd May 2022
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