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PM Modi interacts with Asian Games medal winners

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with medal winners who brought glory to the nation at the recently concluded 18th Asian games. Prime Minister Modi congratulated the sportsmen and women as well as their coaches and support teams for the outstanding achievement at Jakarta. India won a total of 69 medals ... Read More »

India’s best performance in the Asian Games till now

Closing ceremony of 18th Asian Games will be held in Jakarta today. Women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal has been named India’s flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the Asian Games 2018. India ended their Asian Games campaign with a total of 69 medals, including 15 gold, 24 silver and ... Read More »

Asian Games : India’s gold medal tally rises to 15

Boxer Amit Panghal got past the Olympic Champion Hasanboy Dusmatov to win a gold medal in men’s 49kg category. In a tough final bout, the 22-year-old Indian boxer didn’t get bogged down and kept landing his punches even as the Uzbek tried to overpower him. Panghal was the lone Indian ... Read More »

Asian Games 2018: Two more golds for India on Day 12

India enjoyed a productive day at the 18th Asian Games, adding 5 medals to its tally to take their medal count to 59. Gold rush continued in track and field events. Jinson Johnson won a gold in the men’s 1500m race.  Indian women’s 4x400m team clinched their fifth consecutive gold ... Read More »

Asian Games 2018: Gold for Manjit, Jinson takes silver in 800m

The 28-year-old Manjit ran his personal best time of 1 minute and 46.15 seconds to win his maiden major international medal. Johnson, who smashed legendary Sriram Singh’s 42-year-old 800m national record in June during the National Inter-State Athletics Championships, finished second in 1:46.35. He holds the national record of 1:45.65. ... Read More »

ASIAN GAMES: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in men’s javelin

Coming into the final, Neeraj had a personal best throw of 87.43m from May this year and his biggest competitor for the gold was expected to be Chinese Taipei’s Cheng Chao Tsun. But just one throw into Monday’s event and it became pretty evident that Neeraj was going to be ... Read More »

Asian Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa win bronze medal

Dipka lost her semifnal to defending champion Malaysia’s Nicol David. The 26-year-old suffered a defeat in straight sets against the former World number one 3-0 (7-11, 9-11 and 6-11). Later in the day, Chinappa failed to match up to the level of her 19-year-old opponent Sivasangari Subramaniam losing 1-3 (10-12 ... Read More »

Bopanna-Sharan bag doubles gold in Asian Games

Bopanna and Sharan, who don’t have much experience of playing together, played a solid match against Kazakhstan’s Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev to bag India’s second gold of the day.’ Less than 20 minutes into the match, the Indians were 4-1 ahead, breaking Bublik and Yevseyev at the very first ... Read More »

18th Asian Games 2018: India wins first medal

India opened its account in the 18th Asian Games with Ravi Kumar and Apurvi Chandela winning the bronze medal in the 10 meter mixed air rifle event on Sunday. The duo of Kumar and Chandela finished third on the podium with a score of 429.9. Chinese Taipei claimed gold with ... Read More »

Glittering start for India at 18th Asian Games 2018

The Asian Games were declared open by Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo.   Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was India’s flag-bearer in the opening ceremony. The Indian sports ministry had cleared an 804-member Indian contingent, including 572 athletes, for the Asian Games. The sporting extravaganza will see around 10,000 athletes from 45 ... Read More »

Asian Games 2018 begins; Hopeful India eye Asiad glory

A total of 572 Indian athletes will be participating in the event in 36 different sports categories. The contingent will be led by Chef de Mission Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The games in Jakarta will be held at the Bung Karno sports complex, which contains 20 venues and nine training ... Read More »