Indian shooters could have done better in Guangzhou: Bindra

Indian shooters could have done much better than winning just eight medals at the Guangzhou Asian Games last month, Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra said on Sunday.

Asian Games gold winners call on Prime Minister

The Indian sportspersons, who won gold medal in the Asian Games in Guangzhou last month, today called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his official residence here.

Asian Games participant Suresh tests positive for nandrolone

India`s best ever performance at Asiad could`ve been marred by a dope scandal had the men`s 4x100m relay team not missed the bronze by a whisker as one of the runners Sathya Suresh tested positive for banned steroid nandrolone.

President Patil greets the Asian Games heroes

President Pratibha Patil on Saturday hailed the efforts of Indian athletes, who brought glory to the country in the recently-concluded Asian Games at Guangzhou and encouraged them to maintain their golden run.

Tarundeep reaches home to rousing welcome

It was a homecoming which overflowed with jubilation & pride as Tarundeep Rai made it to the south district headquarter town with literally the entire town lining the streets to greet and fete him for his performance at the Asiad.

Sudha almost quit sport due to illness in 200

A prolonged bout of illness in 2005 had almost pushed Sudha Singh, who won a historic gold at the Asian Games in the steeplechase event, to the brink but the fear of losing her Railways job kept her going.

Haryana players doing well due to new Sports Policy: Cong MP

Congress MP from Rohtak Deepender Singh Hooda on Tuesday said that the success of Haryana`s sportspersons in recent Asian Games and CWG is because of the new Sports Policy and other incentives of the State Government.

Mary says done in by `never-seen-before fouls` at Asiad

Adjusting to higher weight category was no big deal for Mary Kom but what stumped the five-time world champion boxer at the Asiad was the `never-seen-before fouls` and she plans to take tips from Suranjoy Singh to deal with them.

Government announces cash award to Asiad medal winners

Kerala government on Tuesday announced cash awards to Keralities sports persons who won medals at Guangzhou Asian Games.

Asian Games gold winners to meet PM on December 4

The Indian sportspersons, who won gold in the Asian Games in Guangzhou, are likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on December 4, officials said today.

AFI to push for renewal of Nikolai`s contract: Sources

Following Indian middle distance runners` stupendous show in Asian Games, the Athletics Federation of India will push for renewal of coach Nikolai Snesarev`s contract till the London Olympics in front of the Sports Ministry.

Psychatric sessions gave confidence for Asiad: Manpreet

A first-round defeat in the CWG hit Manpreet Singh so badly that he lost the will to continue before psychatric sessions at NIS Patiala revived his confidence and "guided" him to a silver medal at the just-concluded Asian Games.

Luck was on my side at Asiad: Vijender

Handicapped by a dislocated thumb and up against a two-time world champion, Indian boxer Vijender Singh today said he still managed to pull off the Asian Games gold medal as "luck was back" on his side.

LS greets sportspersons for Asian Games performance

The Lok Sabha today congratulated the Indian contingent for its brilliant performance at the 16th Asian Games held in Guangzhou, China.

Indian women win kabaddi gold at Asiad

Indian women`s kabaddi team completed a memorable Asian Games debut by clinching the gold medal.

India squander lead, suffer 1-2 loss to Qatar

India let in two goals in the last
10 minutes after leading 1-0.

Cueists leave for China with an aim to double medals tally

The 17-member Indian cuesports
squad will leave for China on Tuesday.

Boxers strive to end gold drought at Asian Games

With expectations sky-high after
their stupendous Commonwealth Games performance but very
little time for preparations, Indian pugilists head to
Guangzhou for the Asiad where the country has
not won a boxing gold since 1998.

India to field biggest ever contingent at Asian Games

India will field its biggest ever in the upcoming Asian Games in China with the Sports Ministry on Thursday clearing 843 names, including 609 athletes.

Derek Hill appointed India’s snooker coach

Legendary cueist Derek Hill has been appointed India’s professional snooker coach by the SAI ahead of the Asian Games.