Femi Ogunode of Qatar smashes Asian Games 100m record
Femi Ogunode of Qatar smashes Asian Games 100m record

Qatar`s Femi Ogunode won the Asian Games 100 metres gold in a new continental record time of 9.93 seconds despite wet conditions in Incheon on Sunday.

IOA panel requests AIBA for more exposure trips for boxers

The ad-hoc committee appointed by the IOA to run some affairs of Indian boxing owing to India`s international termination today decided to request the International Boxing Association to provide at least two training trips for both men and women as they gear up for the Commonwealth and Asian Games this year.

Hurt and pain of last six months still affecting me: Jwala

Threatened with a ban by the administrators and labelled an enfant terrible by her detractors, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta says such has been the "hurt and pain" of the last six months that she has not been able celebrate her bronze medal at the recent Asian Badminton Championships to the fullest.

Pankaj Advani to return to his first love billiards after pro season

Ever since Pankaj Advani ventured into the glitzy world of professional snooker, his first love billiards took a back seat, but the eight-time world champion has vowed to play more of the traditional format after the end of pro season in April.

Dope cheats shame Indian athletics in another dismal year

Doping shame and administrative goof-ups dominated the Indian athletics scene with the hosting of Asian Championships for only the second time in its history providing the only silver lining in an otherwise disappointing year.

Sardara rested, Manpreet to lead India at Asian Hockey CT

India skipper Sardara Singh has been rested for 3rd Asian Champions Trophy as Hockey India (HI) announced a young 18-member squad, to be led by midfielder Manpreet Singh, for the tournament in Kakamigahara, Japan from November 2-10.

Women grapplers disappoint at World Championships

Indian women grapplers continued their listless performance at the World Wrestling Championships here as Navjot Kaur and Jyoti bowed out of the competition on Friday.

Once locked in room for boxing, Mandeep finds key to success

The first time Mandeep Jangra tried his hand in boxing, that too by chance rather than choice, he ended up being thrashed by none other than his own father.

Lifters pick up two medals on opening day of Asian C`ships

Indian weightlifters began their campaign on a positive note bagging a silver and a bronze medal on the opening day of the 20th Women and 27th Men`s Asian Junior Championships being held at Bishkek, Krygyzstan.

Doping hits Indian athletics ahead of Asian Championships

The Indian athletics contingent was on Tuesday hit by doping incident just a day before the start of the biennial Asian Championships.

Indian male lifters end runners-up at Asian Championships

The Indian men`s weightlifting team finished runners-up in the Asian Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan for the first time in its competitive history even though none of them could bag a medal at the event which concluded on Wednesday.

Top Indian squash players reluctant to tour Pakistan

Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal have cited security risk as the main reason for not taking part in the Asian Championships beginning May 1 in Islamabad.

I have proved my detractors wrong: Mary Kom

India`s most successful woman boxer M C Mary Kom is spewing fire even though it is celebration time for her after clinching her maiden gold medal since jumping a division, in the Asian Championships in Mongolia.

Indian archers motivated for more medals in Asian meet

Indian archers are expecting competition as tough as the Olympics but remain confident of notching up a rich haul of medals.

Indian boxing team heads for Asian Championships

With stars like Vijender Singh deciding to opt out this time, the expectations of medals are not too high from a new-look team.

Indian boxing team heads for Asian Championships

With stars like Vijender Singh deciding to opt out this time, the expectations of medals are not too high from a new-look team.

Liu Xiang wins 110 hurdles at Asian championships

Liu Xiang of China built on his preparations for the world championships by winning the men`s 110-meter hurdles at the Asian athletics championships.

Liu Xiang wins 110 hurdles at Asian championships

Liu Xiang of China built on his preparations for the world championships by winning the men`s 110-meter hurdles at the Asian athletics championships.

Gowda the silver lining for Indian athletics

Rattled by dope scandals, Indian athletics finally has something to cheer about after discus thrower Vikas Gowda won a silver medal despite a below-par on the opening day of the 19th Asian Championships.

Gowda the silver lining for Indian athletics

Rattled by dope scandals, Indian athletics finally has something to cheer about after discus thrower Vikas Gowda won a silver medal despite a below-par on the opening day of the 19th Asian Championships.