Ankit Sharma wins gold in long jump with meet record

Young long jumper Ankit Sharma upstaged national record holder Prem Kumar with a new meet-equalling effort to grab the spotlight on the second day of the National Open Athletics Championships here on Monday.

ONGC felicitates Asian Games medal winners with cash rewards
ONGC felicitates Asian Games medal winners with cash rewards

Eighteen Incheon Asian Games medal winners, including members of gold-winning Indian hockey, squash and women's relay teams, were today felicitated by their employers Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited for bringing laurels to the country in the multi-sporting event.

Karnataka govt announces cash rewards for Asiad medallistsc
Karnataka govt announces cash rewards for Asiad medallistsc

 Karnataka Government has announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for state athletes who won gold medals at the recently held Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Asian Games: India slips in gold, while improving total medals in athletics
Asian Games: India slips in gold, while improving total medals in athletics

Indian track and field athletes performed on expected lines with a creditable haul of 13 medals though lacking in gold count while a few big names bit the dust in the Asian Games here.

Asian Games 2014: With two gold medals on Day 13 India jump to ninth place
Asian Games 2014: With two gold medals on Day 13 India jump to ninth place

 The Indian men's hockey team regained the gold medal after a gap of 16 years while the women's 4x400m relay team also picked up a yellow metal as India added four medals to jump to the ninth position in the overall standings in the 17th Asian Games here on Thursday.

Asian Games: India bags four medals on a fruitful day in athletics
Asian Games: India bags four medals on a fruitful day in athletics

Indian track and field athletes put behind the disappointment of denying an additional medal in women's 3000m steeplechase event as they picked up one silver and three bronze on the second day of athletics competitions at the Asian Games here on Sunday.

Asian Games: M R Poovamma wins bronze in women's 400m race
Asian Games: M R Poovamma wins bronze in women's 400m race

M R Poovamma bagged a bronze in women's 400m race as India swelled their medal count from athletics competition to three at the Asian Games here on Sunday.

Indians impressive again at 2nd leg of Asian GP athletics

Indian athletes continued their impressive performance in the Asian Grand Prix series by grabbing 10 medals, including four gold, in the second leg on Wednesday.

Indians win 12 medals, including 4 gold in Asian GP athletics

Indian athletes produced an impressive performance by bagging 12 medals, including four gold medals, in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix series here on Saturday.