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Asian Games: 'Magnificent' Mary Kom wins boxing gold medal

Legendary Indian boxer, MC Mary Kom captured her first Asian Games gold medal in the women's flyweight (48-51kg) boxing competition in Incheon Wednesday. Her win came as a huge relief for the Indian contingent following yesterday's heart-breaking lost of team-mate Laishram Sarita.

Oct 01, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

Asian Games: Qatari eyes high jump world record

Mutaz Essa Barshim wants to beat one of athletics oldest world records at the Asian Games, while Zhang Peimeng just wants to drag Asia into the modern 100m world with a sub-10 second time.

Sep 26, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Asian Games: Chinese star Ye Shiwen on course for swim double

China`s Olympic star Ye Shiwen swept effortlessly to the quickest heat time in the women`s 200 metres medley on the final morning of the Asian Games swimming competition on Friday.

Sep 26, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

Asian Games: India's rising hopes tempered by off-field bickering

India are convinced they can improve on their Asian Games medals tally from Guangzhou but financial concerns and other controversies off the field may dampen their aspirations for Incheon later this month.

Sep 11, 2014, 13:50 PM IST

Asian Games 2014: Will pruning of contingent do any good to Indian sports?

At a stage where we continue to yearn for medals, pruning down India's contingent from 944 to 679 for the Incheon Asian Games by the sports ministry, will only dent India's chances of shining at the Asia's biggest sporting spectacle.

Sep 11, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

Preeja, Kavita yet to qualify for Olympics

Top Indian long distance runner Preeja Sreedharan`s bid for an Olympic berth continues to linger.

Jun 24, 2012, 17:24 PM IST

`Guangzhou Asiad to have largest-ever number of dope tests`

The 16th Asian Games in the city of
Guangzhou this month will have the "largest-ever number" of
dope tests in the event`s history, a top anti-doping official
here has claimed.

Nov 03, 2010, 15:23 PM IST

`Guangzhou Asiad to have largest-ever number of dope tests`

The 16th Asian Games in the city of
Guangzhou this month will have the "largest-ever number" of
dope tests in the event`s history, a top anti-doping official
here has claimed.

Nov 03, 2010, 15:23 PM IST