Asian Games: Confident India take on arch-foes Pakistan today
Asian Games: Confident India take on arch-foes Pakistan today

India, bidding to regain the men's hockey gold after 16 years and gain a direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics, are bracing up for their toughest task as they face arch-foes Pakistan in a high-octane clash at the 17th Asian Games here on Thursday.

Is sports a career for Indian women?

Karate champ Bhavisha Singh and boxer Poornima Dadarkar, share their thoughts with Forum M Gandhi about it.

Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar
Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar

All geared up for the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Amit Kumar confessed had he been conferred with Arjuna award it would have given him added motivation to go for a podium finish at the multi-sport event, commencing on Friday at Incheon.

Asian Games: Tough task for Indian paddlers
Asian Games: Tough task for Indian paddlers

For Indian table tennis, Asian-level tournaments have never been easy and, going by the past records, the current form of the players and the level of competition they will face at the upcoming Asian Games starting here Friday, things will not be any different this time as well.

We can beat Korea in Asiad: R M V Gurusaidutt
We can beat Korea in Asiad: R M V Gurusaidutt

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist R M V Gurusaidutt is desperate to avenge India's Thomas Cup loss to Korea when they open their campaign against the hosts in badminton team event in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea.

After CWG bronze, expectations have risen for Asiad: Dipa Dipa Karmakar
After CWG bronze, expectations have risen for Asiad: Dipa Dipa Karmakar

She rose from oblivion by giving India its first women's gymnastics medal in the Commonwealth Games but heading into the upcoming Asian Games, Dipa Karmakar said heightened expectations have put her under slight pressure for the event in Incheon starting September 19.

Asian Games: India`s weightlifters throw off spectre of doping
Asian Games: India`s weightlifters throw off spectre of doping

India`s weightlifters will be looking to build on their new-found clean status at the Asian Games in Incheon after bagging 12 medals at this summer`s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Parupalli Kashyap upbeat to win a Asiad medal
Parupalli Kashyap upbeat to win a Asiad medal

A high-intensity training for last three weeks has boosted his confidence and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap says he is looking to maintain the rhythm as he sets out to achieve his dream of winning an Asian Games medal in Incheon, South Korea.

It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar
It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar

Relishing a fellow athletes success, India's ace gymnast Ashish Kumar is rather happy to share the limelight with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Dipa Karmakar when they head for the Asian Games in Korea starting September 19.

Bollywood queen Mary Kom comes out fighting
Bollywood queen Mary Kom comes out fighting

Boxing queen Mary Kom, who has inspired a Bollywood movie on her life, hopes to overcome Olympic heartbreak by proving at the Asian Games that she still packs a mean punch.

"Upset" Dipika Pallikal seriously considering Asian Games pull-out
"Upset" Dipika Pallikal seriously considering Asian Games pull-out

Upset with the "manipulative" Asian Games singles draw, India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal is "seriously considering" pulling out of the upcoming Incheon Games and possibly handing another setback to the country's medals tally.

Manoj writes to Minister for Railways promotion

Yet to get a promotion in Railways promised four years ago, boxer Manoj Kumar, who recently sued the Sports Ministry after being denied the Arjuna award, has now written to Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda pleading his case.

Indians disappoint on Day 1 of World Wrestling Championships
Indians disappoint on Day 1 of World Wrestling Championships

Commonwealth Games silver medallist wrestler Rajiv Tomar crashed out of the World Championships in the qualifying round itself as India began their campaign on a disappointing note here today.

Wrestler Babita Kumari working on new strategy for Incheon Asian Games
Wrestler Babita Kumari working on new strategy for Incheon Asian Games

With the Commonwealth Games gold in her kitty, India's top female wrestler Babita Kumari has now shifted focus to the Asian Games and is working on a totally different approach to tackle Japanese and Chinese opponents she is likely to encounter.

Parupalli Kashyap hopes to do well in Asian Games
Parupalli Kashyap hopes to do well in Asian Games

Fresh from his gold medal winning feat in the Commonwealth Games, ace Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Saturday said he is hopeful of a good show in the upcoming Asian Games as well.

Vikas Gowda finishes overall 4th in IAAF Diamond League Series
Vikas Gowda finishes overall 4th in IAAF Diamond League Series

Ace Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda got a morale booster ahead of the upcoming Asian Games as he finished overall fourth in the prestigious IAAF Diamond League Series to pocket USD 3,000 prize money.

Ritu Rani named captain of Asian Games-bound hockey squad
Ritu Rani named captain of Asian Games-bound hockey squad

Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead a 16-member Indian women's hockey team in the upcoming Asian Games, aiming to do better than the fifth place finish it managed in the recent Commonwealth Games.

Missed Glasgow but ready for Asian Games: Mary Kom
Missed Glasgow but ready for Asian Games: Mary Kom

Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday said she badly missed being a part a Glasgow Commonwealth Games but she is ready to for the Asian Games that would be held in the South Korean city of Incheon Sep 19-Oct 4.

Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary
Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary

Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Rana Mujahid is "frustrated" that the national sport is struggling to lure sponsors due to lack of international success in recent years and felt the scene was much better in India.

Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home
Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home

Botswana`s Nijel Amos repeated his Commonwealth Games win over Olympic champion David Rudisha in the men`s 800 metres at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich on Thursday.