Tag Archives: Asian Games


Chitresh Tatha

Chitresh Tatha: The Youngest Sailor from India at...

Young lads like Chitresh Tatha are the inspiration for not only junior sports personalities but for all the Indians who want to achieve something great in their life. Proving the fact that age is just...

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Athletics

Uttar Pradesh athletes threaten fast over Asiad snub

The Athletics Federation of India’s (AFI) selection of the 4x400m relay squad for the Asian Games has run into a controversy. UP sprinters Prachi and Chhavi Sharawat, who finished third and fourth respectively at the...

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Asian Games

Chances brighten for Indian men’s handball team to...

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) may not have named the men’s handball team in the country’s contingent for the upcoming Asian Games as yet but the case for its inclusion got stronger after the Continental...

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National Ranking tournament

Manika Batra claims women’s title in National Ranking...

THREE MONTHS ago, when 23-year-old Delhi girl Manika Batra scored a pulsating win over Mengyu Yu of Singapore in the women’s table tennis individual final, Batra became the first-ever Indian woman paddler to achieve the...

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Asian Games

Rupinder Pal Singh, Akashdeep Singh return to India...

Ace dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh and striker Akashdeep Singh on Monday returned to India’s 18-member men’s hockey squad for next month’s Asian Games in Indonesia, where the country would be defending its gold medal. The...

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U-20 World Junior Championship

Hima Das leads 31-strong Indian team at Junior...

Top Indian quartermiler Hima Das will lead a 31-member athletics team at the IAAF U-20 World Junior Championships to be held at Tampere, Finland from July 10 to 15. The 18-year-old Das, who has also...

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Asian Games

Rupinder leads India ‘A’ to 7-0 win over...

Skipper Rupinder Pal Singh led with a hat-trick as India ‘A’ team drubbed visitors Bangladesh 7-0 at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru campus, on Tuesday. Bangladesh, who are seeking right preparations ahead of the...

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Asian Games

India announces 524 athletes for Asian Games

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today announced a 524-member contingent of athletes for the August 18-September 2 Asian Games in Indonesia where they will vie for medals in 36 disciplines. The contingent comprises 277 men...

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Asian Games

Weightlifting: Mirabai Chanu to lead Indian challenge at...

World Champion Saikhom Mirabai Chanu will spearhead the Indian weightlifting challenge in the upcoming Asian Games as the national federation named a five-member team on Friday. Mirabai, who won gold in the world championships last...

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National Inter State Athletics Championships

Sudha Singh dominates 3000m steeplechase, wins ticket to Asian...

Olympian Sudha Singh raced to victory in the women’s steeplechase on the penultimate day of the National Inter State Athletics Championships here at Indira Gandhi Stadium on Thursday. Her winning time of 9:39.59 secs was...

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