Asian Games: Archers, squash players bag historic gold, India in 11th spot
Asian Games: Archers, squash players bag historic gold, India in 11th spot

The men's squash and archery teams secured historic gold medals as India enjoyed their most productive day in the 17th Asian Games so far with an impressive collection of 10 medals to jump to the 11th position in the overall standings on the eighth day of competitions here on Saturday.

On-target archers clinch historic gold, India increase tally in Asian Games
On-target archers clinch historic gold, India increase tally in Asian Games

The men's compound archery team picked up a historic gold medal as India enjoyed their most productive day in the 17th Asian Games so far with an impressive collection of six medals to jump to the 11th position in the overall standings on the eighth day of competitions here on Saturday.

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

Gold proved elusive but it was nonetheless a historic silver for the Indian women's squash team after it went down to Malaysia in the final of the 17th Asian Games here Saturday.

Asiad 2014: Indian women inch closer towards medal with twin wins
Asiad 2014: Indian women inch closer towards medal with twin wins

 India took a big step towards winning another squash medal at the Incheon Asian Games after the women's team, including Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal, upset Hong Kong 2-1 before beating Pakistan 3-0 in Pool B here on Wednesday.

Some Arjuna Awards are given pre-maturely: Heena Sidhu
Some Arjuna Awards are given pre-maturely: Heena Sidhu

 Arjuna Awards and controversy go hand in hand but top Indian shooter Heena Sidhu feels some athletes are bestowed with the prestigious honour before their time. "I think every year there will be a controversy over awards and some or the other deserving athlete will miss out. Having said that, some of the decsions taken are pre-mature. I am sure there is a more efficient system to pick the athletes," Heena, who was conferred the Arjuna Award along with 13 other athletes at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here today, told PTI.

Anaka`s recommendation for Arjuna Award raises serious questions

Twenty-year-old squash player Anaka Alankamony is not a national champion, her ranking has slipped from a career high 59 to 151 in the last four years and she has not done anything notable on the professional tour to have her name recommended for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

CWG 2014: Anaka reaches women`s plate final in squash

Indian squash player Anaka Alankamony earned a 3-1 win over Mihiliya Methsarani of Sri Lanka to enter the women`s plate final at the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.

Anaka, Veer lose in Asian Championship squash final

India`s Anaka Alankamony and Veer Chotrani lost out in the girls (under-19) and boys (under-13) singles event finals, respectively, at the 20th Asian Squash Championship here.

World Junior Squash: Anaka, Mahesh in last eight

India`s Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony entered the quarterfinals of the World Junior Individual squash championship on Tuesday in contrasting styles.

Anaka, Aparajitha win at World Squash on mixed day for India

Newly-crowned Asian Junior champion Anaka Alankamony registered an easy second round victory on a day which otherwise witnessed mixed fortunes for Indian racqueters at the World Junior Men and Women individual Squash Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Joshna, Anaka head Indian challenge in Chennai Open squash

Seasoned campaigner Joshna Chinnappa and young Anaka Alankamony will head the Indian challenge in the WSA Chennai Open.

Anaka wins Hassan Musa award

Rising Indian squash star Anaka Alankamony has been conferred the Hassan Musa Award for being the most outstanding Junior girl in 2011.

Egypt too good for India in U-21 Squash World Cup

Top seeded Egypt expectedly overcame No.4 ranked India 3-0 in the preliminary league of the WSF Under-21 World Cup team championship here on Thursday.

India`s Mahesh, Anaka second in world junior squash

Indian squash players Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony have been ranked No.2 in the world among boys and girls in the latest WSF World Junior Circuit Rankings.

Anaka in quarterfinals of British Open junior squash

India`s Anaka Alankamony reached the quarter-finals of the British Open junior squash championship here Tuesday defeating Victoria Temple-Murray of England 12-10, 11-9, 11-8.

Anaka in pre-quarters of World Jr Squash

Anaka Alankamony was the lone Indian to make the pre-quarterfinals after five others crashed out following losses in the preliminary stages of the World Junior Women`s Squash Championships in Boston, USA.

Anaka in pre-quarters of World Jr Squash

Anaka Alankamony was the lone Indian to make the pre-quarterfinals after five others crashed out following losses in the preliminary stages of the World Junior Women`s Squash Championships in Boston, USA.

Anaka Alankamony bags Asian squash gold

Anaka Alankamony, a 16-year old from India, won the girls under 19 title at the Asian Junior Championships on Saturday night defeating top seeded Tong Tsz-Wing from Hong Kong in five games.

Anaka Alankamony bags Asian squash gold

Anaka Alankamony, a 16-year old from India, won the girls under 19 title at the Asian Junior Championships on Saturday night defeating top seeded Tong Tsz-Wing from Hong Kong in five games.

Pallikal, Alankamony in quarters of World Junior Squash event

Second seed Dipika Pallikal and Anaka Alankamony scored a historic first for India at the World Junior Women’s Squash championship.