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17th Asian Games

Indian women finish seventh in Hawke's Bay Cup hockey

 The Indian women's hockey team defeated Japan 3-2 in the seventh-eighth position classification match to secure the seventh spot in the Hawke’s Bay Cup tournament here on Sunday.

Apr 19, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

Asian Games' silver medallist Khushbir Kaur feted at college

Students, fellow players and well wishers on Monday lined up to give Asian Games silver medallist athlete Khushbir Kaur a rousing reception here as she returned home after her feat in South Korea.

Oct 06, 2014, 19:50 PM IST

Asian Games: Indian hockey team's Birendra Lakra felicitated

Rourkela Steel Plant on Monday felicitated Birendra Lakra, an alumnus of SAIL Hockey Academy, who was a part of the triumphant India team that defeated Pakistan in the final of men's hockey to bag the gold medal in Asian Games after 16 years.

Oct 06, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

Relieved to win gold in Asiad, Seema Punia aims Olympics medal

Her career revived after winning a gold at the just-concluded Asian Games, star discus thrower Seema Punia on Monday said that she is not content with her feat in Incheon and is eyeing a medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Oct 06, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Sania Mirza happy with Indian tennis team's show at Asian Games

Tennis ace Sania Mirza on Monday expressed happiness over India winning five medals at the recently-concluded Asian Games at Incheon, although she felt many people did not expect them to do well with the team the country had sent.

Oct 06, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt eyeing World C'ships gold and direct berth in Rio Olympics

Happy to have ended India's 28-year-long wait for a wrestling gold at the recent Asian Games, star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt is now aiming for a yellow metal at next year's World Championships and thereby earn an automatic berth in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Oct 06, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt eyeing World C'ships gold and direct berth in Rio Olympics

Happy to have ended India's 28-year-long wait for a wrestling gold at the recent Asian Games, star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt is now aiming for a yellow metal at next year's World Championships and thereby earn an automatic berth in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Oct 06, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

Two Sri Lankan players go missing from Asian Games in S Korea

Two Sri Lankan players who took part in the just-concluded Asian Games in South Korea have gone missing in a purported bid to find jobs, officials said on Monday.

Oct 06, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

Odisha celebrates India's hockey at in Asian Games

The steel city of Odisha is witnessing celebrations in the wake of Indian hockey's succes at the recently concluded Incheon Asian Games.

Oct 06, 2014, 18:43 PM IST

Himachal government to give 20 lakh each to gold-winning kabaddi players

Himachal government on Saturday announced cash prizes of Rs 20 lakh each to three kabaddi players from the state who were members of the gold medal-winning Indian men and women's teams at the 17th Asian Games in South Korea.

Oct 04, 2014, 21:28 PM IST

Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino named MVP of Incheon Asiad

Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino was named the MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the 17th Asian Games here Saturday.

Oct 04, 2014, 20:55 PM IST

Incheon Asiad concludes with 14 World records, six doping cases

The 17th Incheon Asian Games concluded Saturday with 14 world records broken 17 times and six doping cases detected prior to the closing ceremony.

Oct 04, 2014, 20:32 PM IST

Asian Games end with enthralling cultural extravaganza

The 17th Asian Games drew to a close with an enthralling cultural extravaganza here today after 15 days of high-voltage action at the end of which India managed to stay inside top 10 even as China extended its supremacy at the top for the ninth successive edition.

Oct 04, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

Indian eves deserved a better colour of medal: Neil Hawgood

Indian women's hockey team has returned with a creditable bronze from the 17th Asian Games but the team's chief coach Neil Hawgood feels his wards deserved a better "colour of the medal" going by their performance in the continental extravaganza.

Oct 04, 2014, 16:20 PM IST

Indian women's hockey team returns home with Asiad bronze

The Indian women's hockey team arrived here on Friday to a grand welcome after bagging the bronze medal at the Asian Games in Incheon.

Oct 03, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

Asian Games: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to lift cricket gold medal

Test nation Sri Lanka denied Afghanistan their first ever Asian Games gold medal as they overcame a batting slump to win the cricket final by 68 runs on Friday.

Oct 03, 2014, 18:17 PM IST

Asian Games: Manju Bala's bronze medal upgraded after higher finisher tests positive

The Asian Games hammer throw bronze won by India's Manju Bala has been upgraded to silver after one of the two Chinese competitors who finished ahead of her in the women's final, returned positive for dope test.

Oct 03, 2014, 18:11 PM IST

Asian Games: Kabaddi golds prop India on day 14, total haul at 57

India brought the curtains down on their campaign in the 17th Asian Games, maintaining their domination of kabaddi with two gold medals as the country rose a rung to eighth in the overall standings on the penultimate day of competitions here on Friday.

Oct 03, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

Hockey greats hail India's Asiad gold but say 'boys still have a long way to go'

Hockey greats Balbir Singh (Sr) and Ajit Pal Singh on Thursday hailed India's Asian Games gold medal winning effort but felt the players still have a mountain to climb to succeed at the World and Olympic level.

Oct 02, 2014, 20:44 PM IST

Asiad gold one of the biggest moments in my life, says skipper Sardar Singh

Winning the Asian Games hockey gold is one of the biggest moments in his life, said the triumphant India captain Sardar Singh after his team won the nerve-wracking shoot-out to end its 16-year gold medal drought in the Asiad and earn a direct berth to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Oct 02, 2014, 20:41 PM IST