Asian Games 2018

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

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

Lost charm: Indian men's hockey beat Pakistan to win bronze

No statistic illustrates this better than this one: in the last 10 matches between the two nations (not counting the South Asian Games in 2016), India had won eight and drawn two.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Asian Games Squash: Mixed reactions on lack of proper coach after team silver

Its importance in 2018 was laid bare as the Hong Kong women’s team comfortably beat India 2-0 to take gold in the final on Saturday.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Sarita Gaekwad: The girl who once ran barefoot is now Asian Games gold medallist

Gaekwad's parents live at village Karadi-Amba in Gujarat, where her father Laxmanbhai works as a farm labourer.

published on : 1st September 2018

'Building Bridges': When Asian Games gold medallist Pranab Bardhan fought perceptions of gambling

Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar won the men's pairs gold in the debut sport of bridge in the Asian Games.

published on : 1st September 2018

Not the usual sob story: India's medallists at Asian Games 2018 are a varied lot

Swapna Barman's is easily one of the most fascinating stories to have come out of the continental mega event.

published on : 1st September 2018

Bagging Gold medal in Bridge at Asian Games will boost sport in India, says coach Debashish Roy

India sent a 30-member Bridge squad - 24 players and six officials- fetched a gold medal and two bronze medals.

published on : 1st September 2018

Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar win gold on bridge's debut at Asian Games 2018

The 60-year-old Pranab and 56-year-old Shibhnath finished at the top after scoring 384 points in the finals.

published on : 1st September 2018

New plot for sail: Harshita Tomar, India’s youngest-ever sailing medallist

The road to her continental glory began in earnest in the last weeks of May, 2017, when she had to make an impossible decision: Xth standard or preparing for Asiad.

published on : 1st September 2018

It's was not a glamour race, it was stressful: Sailor Varsha Gautham after winning silver in Asian Games

Competing in 49erFX, the 20-year-old Varsha and her crew partner Sweta Shervegar, completed the 15-race event with 40 net points to finish second.

published on : 31st August 2018

Athlete Swapna Barman hopes focus shifts from feet to feat after Asian Games gold

Once she has rested and recovered, Barman plans to target the Indian national record of 6,211 points, set by JJ Shobha 14 years ago.

published on : 31st August 2018

Cherish my 100m silver at Asian Games more: Indian sprinter Dutee Chand

Dutee had clocked a timing of 11.32 seconds in her 100m event.

published on : 31st August 2018

Asian Games sailing: India's Varsha Gautham, Sweta Shervegar clinch silver, teen Harshita Tomar wins bronze

In the 49er men's event, Varun Thakkar Ashok and Chengappa Ganapathy Kelapanda also won bronze with a total of 53 after race 15.

published on : 31st August 2018

Asian Games relay gold medalist Poovamma says silver or bronze were not on cards

The team claimed a top-podium finish after they completed the race within a clock timing of 3:28.72 in the final round.

published on : 31st August 2018
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