Asian games

Asian Games medallist stalwart footballer Subhas Bhowmick dies

The former India mid-fielder, who was part of the 1970 Asian Games bronze medal-winning member, was suffering from kidney and diabetes-related ailments for a long time.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Winning high stakes on the skateboard

Merlin Dhanam is one among the eight skateboarders from India, and the only one from Puducherry, to be selected at the 59th National Roller Skating Championships in Mohali for the Asian Games.

published on : 19th January 2022

Important to stay mentally fresh from tournament-to-tournament, says Manpreet Singh

Manpreet said that the team and the support staff will collectively pay more attention to mental health.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Archery to have full 10 events at next Asian Games

The Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asiad had added the mixed disciplines but removed the two individual events in the compound section.

published on : 12th November 2021

Mission Olympic Cell meets, focus on personal coaches and support staff policy

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, there were needless controversies involving personal coaches and physios

published on : 22nd October 2021

Hockey India can't unilaterally pull out of Commonwealth Games, must consult Govt: Anurag Thakur 

Earlier, the Indian men's and women's hockey teams had decided to pull out of the Commonwealth Games 2022, which is set to be held from July 28 to August 8, 2022, in Birmingham, England.

published on : 10th October 2021

IOA chief Narinder Batra supports Hockey India's decision to withdraw from CWG to focus on Asian Games

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra has backed Hockey India's decision to pull out from the Commonwealth Games 2022.

published on : 7th October 2021

Need to win gold in Asian games, nothing else will do: Indian women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia

Indian women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia said the team needs to continue working on fitness, penalty corner conversions and defence.

published on : 7th October 2021

Select TOPS core group, get Asian Games preparation rolling

With the next Asian Games less than a year away, it would have been ideal to begin preparation earnestly.

published on : 7th October 2021

Next aim is to qualify for Paris 2024 in next year's Asian Games: Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh had a mixed bag of feelings when his 'big brother' Rupinder Pal Singh told him about his plan to retire from the sport.

published on : 4th October 2021

Banned game PUBG among Asian Games' 8 eSports medal events

Like every other sport, there will be a national qualifier to get to Hangzhou — the Games will be held there from September 10 - 25.

published on : 18th September 2021

Indian hockey teams unlikely to compete in Birmingham CWG, says IOA chief Batra

The Birmingham CWG is scheduled to be held from July 28 to August 8, while the Asian Games will be hosted by Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 15.

published on : 3rd September 2021

After Olympics, Mirabai Chanu eyes Asian Games medal

Mirabai Chanu had ended India's over two-decade long wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics, clinching the 49kg category silver medal at the Tokyo Games.

published on : 17th August 2021

4x400m women’s relay: Asian Games gold to Olympics no-show

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) named a 26-member team on Monday.

published on : 7th July 2021

Tajinderpal Singh Toor qualifies for Olympics in shot put with Asian record throw

Tajinderpal Singh Toor's performance of 21.49m, a national record, bettered the Asian record of 21.13m as well as the qualifying mark of 21.10m.

published on : 22nd June 2021
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