India's Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu held his own to defeat Hong Kong's Yip Tsz Fung in an exciting three-game affair to win gold in the men's squash event at the Asian Beach Games, which is currently taking place at Phuket in Thailand.
Displaying awesome prowess, third seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu got the better of top seed Mahesh Harinder Pal in straight games to bag the title in the Jaipur leg of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here on Sunday.
After putting up a stellar performance at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, tennis player Saketh Sai Myneni said here that he is targeting the 2016 Rio Olympics by securing a position in top 100 in ATP men's ranking.
India's gold medal in the just-concluded Asian Games after a 16-year hiatus has proved that hockey is "still alive and kicking" in the country which has a rich history in the sport, feels High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans.
Smiling ear to ear after becoming the first Indian woman boxer to clinch an Asian Games gold, M C Mary Kom on Saturday hoped that her historic feat would silence detractors who have questioned her ability to remain at the top.
Still revelling in India's triumph against Pakistan in the Asian Games hockey final, "The Wall of Indian Hockey" goalkeeper PR Sreejesh said that he had entered the field with an intuition to win but keeping his emotions under check was the key to a great performance.
For long, India and Pakistan have been the power-houses of hockey. But the sub-continental domination has ceased to exist since the advent of fast-past and somehow physical hockey. Now, the world is witnessing teams from Australia, and European countries ruling the charts.
Priyanka Chopra, the reel life MC Mary Kom, is ecstatic about the real life boxing champion's gold winning exploits in the women's flyweight category (48-51kg) at the 17th Asian Games on Wednesday. The actor said it symbolises woman power.
Legendary Indian boxer, MC Mary Kom captured her first Asian Games gold medal in the women's flyweight (48-51kg) boxing competition in Incheon Wednesday. Her win came as a huge relief for the Indian contingent following yesterday's heart-breaking lost of team-mate Laishram Sarita.