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04-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : India finish Incheon Asiad in 8th place

India ended the 17th Asian Games, where competitions concluded here Saturday, with 57 medals to finish in eighth place. China topped the standings with 343 medals, including a whopping 151 golds.India won 11 gold, 10 silver and 36 bronze but failed to emulate...

04-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Japanese swimmer Hagino named MVP of Incheon Asiad

Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino was named the MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the 17th Asian Games here Saturday.Hagino, 20, won medals in all seven events he compted in, winning golds in the men's 200m freestyle, 200m and 400m inpidual medleys, and the 800m...

03-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Medals tally of 2014 Asian Games

Medal standings of the 17th Asian Games after Friday's competitions (tabulated under rank, country, gold, silver, bronze and total): 1. China 149 107 81 337 2. South Korea 77 71 80 228 3. Japan 46 73 76 195 4. Kazakhstan 28 22 32 82 5. Iran 21...

03-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Chinese divers sweep 10 golds at Asiad

Chinese pers completed a clean sweep of 10 gold medals on offer at the 17th Asian Games when World Champions He Zi and Qiu Bo won the women's three metre springboard and men's 10m platform events on the last day of the ping competition here Friday.China...

03-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 :Chinese boxer Zhang loses Asiad final

Chinese boxer Zhang Jiawei lost the men's 56 kg final to Ham Sangmyeong of South Korea at the Asian Games here Friday, but had no idea why he was defeated.Zhang, 25, reached the final as he did four years ago at the Guangzhou Asian Games and believed he...

03-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 :Doping cases at Incheon Asian Games

The following is the list of positive drugs tests at the Asian Games here: - Tajik footballer Khurshed Beknazarov tested positive for methylhexaneamine after playing the opening group match against Singapore Sep 14. - Cambodian soft tennis player...

03-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian men spikers finish 5th at Asiad

The Indian men's volleyball team finished fifth in the 17th Asian Games after defeating Qatar 3-2 in a 5th-6th position playoff at the Songnim Gymnasium here Friday.India won the contest 25-21, 20-25, 25-22, 20-25, 15-10 in an hour and 47 minutes.Both...

03-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian men win seventh kabaddi gold at Asiad

Indian men's team edged Iran in a nerve-racking final to win its seventh consecutive kabaddi gold medal at the Asian Games here Friday.India, who have won every single gold since men's kabaddi was introduced in 1990 in Beijing, trailed Iran for the...

02-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Asiad kabaddi: Indian men, women in final

Indian men's kabaddi team stayed on course for its seventh gold medal while the women are eying their second consecutive title as they booked final berths in the 17th Asian Games at the the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here Thursday.Both the teams...

02-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian women paddlers Manika, Ankita ousted

Indian women paddlers Manika Batra and Ankita Das lost their respective matches and were knocked out of the women's singles table tennis event of the 17th Asian Games here Thursday.Manika was blanked 0-4 (9-11, 6-11, 7-11, 8-11) in the pre-quarterfinal...

02-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian women's kabaddi team in final

Defending champion India stayed on course for their second consecutive Asian Games gold medal in women's kabaddi as they marched into the final, beating Thailand 41-28 in the semi-final at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here Thursday.In Friday's...

01-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Tintu runs out of steam, settles for silver

It was once again a case of so near and yet so far for India's Tintu Luka who, despite leading in most of the women's 800 metres final race, was overtaken by Kazakhstan's Margarita Mukasheva in the last stages and had to settle for the Asian...

01-Oct-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Mary Kom strikes Asiad boxing gold

India's M.C. Mary Kom clinched the gold medal in the women's flyweight (48-51kg) boxing competition of the 17th Asian Games here Wednesday.Mary, a five-time World Champion, defeated Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova 2-0, with one judge scoring the bout...

30-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian women referees create history in Incheon

Women's football may not be India's forte in sports but two referees - Maria Rebello Piedade and Uvena Fernandes - scripted Indian football history when they officiated in the Asian Games women's semifinal match between World champions Japan and Vietnam...

30-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asiad kabaddi: Indian men beat Pakistan to enter semis

The Indian men's kabaddi team brushed aside arch-rivals Pakistan 23-11 to top Group A and entered the semi-finals of the event at the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday.The Rakesh Kumar-led Indian team, which defeated Bangladesh and Thailand earlier, put...

30-Sep-2014 Incheon

Indian men in Asiad hockey final after 12 years

Two-time champions India stayed on course for their first Asian Games gold medal in 16 years as a solitary strike by Akashdeep Singh helped them beat hosts South Korea 1-0 in the semifinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Soenhak Hockey Stadium here...

30-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Asiad boxing: Satish in semis, Thapa bows out

Boxer Satish Kumar Tuesday reached the semi-finals, assuring India a medal in the superheavy weight category (+91kg), after winning his quarter-final bout in the 17th Asian Games at the Seonhak Gymnasium here.He beat Jordan's Hussein Eishaish 2-1 by a...

30-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Mary Kom to vie for Asiad boxing gold

India's M.C. Mary Kom secured a berth in the gold medal bout of the women's flyweight (48-51kg) after a convincing win in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday.The 31-year-old Indian beat Vietnam's Le Thi Bang by a unanimous 3-0 decision...

30-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian women's kabaddi team in Asiad semis

The Indian women's kabaddi team brushed aside South Korea 45-26 to top Group A and enter the semi-finals of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday.The Indian team, which thrashed Bangladesh Sunday, put in another dominating performance to trounce the hosts...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian medal winners at Incheon Asiad

Following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 10 of competitions at the 17th Asian Games here Monday: Gold: Jitu Rai: Men's 50 metre pistol shooting Sandeep Kumar, Rajat Chauhan and Abhishek Verma: Men's compound team archery Saurav...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Asiad boxing: Vikas keeps medal hopes alive

Three male boxers - Kuldeep Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Gaurav Bidhuri - bowed out of the Asian Games in the quarter-finals while Vikas Krishan kept alive his medal hopes here Monday.Bidhuri began the losing trend of the day, going down 0-3 (27-30, 26-30, 27-30)...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Naveen wins bronze in 3000m steeplechase

India's Naveen Kumar won the bronze medal in the men's 3000m steeplechase with a personal best timing of 8:40.39 secs in the 17th Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here Monday.The gold went to Qatar's Abubaker Ali Kamal with a timing of 8:28.72...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Bajrang wins silver, Narsingh bronze

Indian wrestler Bajrang had to remain content with the silver medal after losing his final bout while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham Yadav clinched the bronze in the 17th Asian Games at the Dowon Gymnasium here Monday.Bajrang lost the men's freestyle 61kg...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian men's kabaddi team thrashes Thailand

Indian men's kabaddi team thrashed Thailand 66-27 in a preliminary Group A match of the 17th Asian Games at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here Monday.Defending champions, India dominated the match from the start and raced to a 29-15 lead till the...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Asiad TT: Indian women's doubles teams advance

The Indian women's table tennis doubles teams advanced to the second round after winning their respective matches of the 17th Asian Games at the Suwon Gymnasium here Monday.First up, the Indian pair of Ankita Das and Poulomi Ghatak outplayed Pakistani...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : China's Zhou wins women's kayak single 500m

China's Zhou Yu defended her title in the women's kayak single 500 metre at the 17th Asian Games here Monday.Zhou, 25, finished the race in a minute and 51.334 seconds, followed by Natalya Sergeyeva from Kazakhstan in 1:52.107 and South Korean Lee Sunja...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Amalraj-Madhurika in mixed doubles TT pre-quarters

The Indian mixed doubles table tennis team of Anthony Amalraj and Madhurika Patkar reached pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games here Monday.Amalraj-Madhurika, who got a bye in the first round, defeated Mongolian pair of Orgil Munkh Batbayar and Enkhjin...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Ankita through to women's singles TT second round

India's Ankita Das registered a comprehensive 4-0 win over her Kuwait opponent to advance to the women's singles second round of the table tennis in the 17th Asian Games at the Suwon Gymnasium here Monday. The Indian routed Alshammari Menwah of Kuwait...

29-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian TT team of Sharath Kamal-Poulomi knocked out

The Indian team of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak Monday knocked out after losing in straight games to a Thailand team in the mixed doubles of the second round table tennis match at the 17th Asian Games here.Sharath Kamal and Poulomi lost 0-3 (6-11,...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asiad tennis: India claim three bronze, eyeing two more golds

The Indian tennis contingent had a fruitful outing in the 17th Asian Games Sunday, securing three bronze medals - men's singles, women's doubles and men's doubles - and confirming at least two more silver - in men's doubles and mixed doubles...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Female boxers assure India three medals

Female boxers Sunday assured India of at least three Asian Games medals as Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom, former World Champion L. Sarita Devi and Pooja Rani won their quarter-final bouts to advance to the last four stage at the Seonhak Gymnasium here.All...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Poor show by Indian handball teams

The Indian men's team ended its Asian Games campaign Sunday finishing 14th while the women's team will be fighting it out for the seventh place after losing the classification matches here at the Seonhak Handball Gymnasium.The men's team lost...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian kabaddi teams off to a winning start

The Indian men and women kabaddi teams began their 17th Asian Games campaign with victories - both winning against Bangladesh - in their preliminary round matches here Sunday.The men's team defeated Bangladesh 30-15 in their opening round Group A match...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Unimpressive show by Indian golfers

Indian golfers fared badly in the 17th Asian Games as both the men's and the women's teams finished sixth and tied eighth respectively at the Dream Park Country Club here Sunday.In the inpidual event, Udayan Mane was the top ranked Indian, finishing...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Rajiv, Povamma win bronze in men and women's 400m

Indian quartermilers Arokia Rajiv and M. Povamma Raju put up a fine show to clinch the bronze medals in the men and women's 400 metre events, respectively, at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium in the 17th Asian Games here Sunday.Rajiv clocked a personal best...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Mary Kom in Asiad boxing semis

Veteran boxer Mary Kom reached the semi-finals of the women's fly (48-51kg) category, assuring India a medal in the event at the 17th Asian Games here Sunday.The 31-year-old Indian beat Si Haijuan of China 3-0 to win by a unanimous decision.The Chinese fighter...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt clinches gold

Yogeshwar Dutt ended India's 28-year-old wait for a wrestling gold medal in the Asian Games by emerging champion in the men's freestyle 65kg category at the Dowon Gymnasium here Sunday.The Indian, an Olympic bronze medallist, put on a stupendous show in...

28-Sep-2014 Incheon

Indian women's team finishes 4th in recurve archery

Indian women's team missed out on the bronze medal in the recurve archery event of the 17th Asian Games as they finished fourth at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here Sunday.The Indian team comprising Deepika Kumari, L. Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi...

27-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Asiad tennis: Bhambri in semis, Sanam out

India's Yuki Bhambri marched into the semi-finals of men's singles tennis event with a commanding display but compatriot Sanam Singh was knocked out after losing his quarter-final match of the 17th Asian Games here Saturday.Bhambri, seeded fourth, took an...

27-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian women's squash team settles for silver

The Indian women's squash team settled for silver after being tamed 0-2 by the defending champions Malaysia in the final of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Squash Courts here Saturday.Anaka Alankamony and Dipika Pallikal lost their respective matches...

27-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Trisha bags bronze in women's compound archery

India's Trisha Deb won her second bronze medal of the day by beating Chinese Taipei's Joun Huang in the women's compound archery inpidual event of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here Saturday.Trisha, who earlier in the day won...

27-Sep-2014 Islamabad

Asian Games 2014 : Indian women's squash team settles for silver

The Indian women's squash team settled for the silver medal after losing to defending champions Malaysia 0-2 in the final of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Squash Courts here Saturday.Anaka Alankamony and Dipika Pallikal lost their respective matches...

27-Sep-2014 Incheon

India's Chain Singh wins bronze in men's 50m rifle 3 positions

India's Chain Singh claimed the bronze medal in the 50 metre rifle 3 positions shooting event of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Saturday.He took the third position with a score of 441.7 as China claimed the top two places...

27-Sep-2014 Incheon

Asian Games 2014 : Indian men's compound archery team strikes gold

India caused a huge upset in the 17th Asian Games as the compound archery men's team of Rajat Chauhan, Sandeep Kumar and Abhishek Verma defeated world champions South Korea 227-225 to win gold at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field here Saturday.Going into...

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