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South Korea returns Chinese soldiers` remains despite THAAD row

Seoul on Wednesday repatriated the remains of 28 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War, despite a heated row between the two countries over a US missile defence system.

Mar 22, 2017, 09:12 AM IST

World's 10 Best Airports

In the latest rvey, Singapore's Changi Airport has been adjudged world's best airport.

Mar 28, 2016, 21:46 PM IST

Anirban Lahiri to face Chris Kirk in Singles at Presidents Cup

Anirban Lahiri will go up against Chris Kirk of the US in the singles match on the final day of the Presidents Cup, which hangs in balance at 9 to 8 for the Americans, who have lost only once in previous 10 editions.

Oct 10, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

Presidents Cup: Anirban Lahiri-Adam Scott lose as putter turns cold

Anirban Lahiri, returning to action after sitting out of two sessions, played his heart out but could not get the putter going in the Four-Ball in the fourth session of the Presidents Cup.

Oct 10, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Mickelson, Haas, Bowditch and Bae chosen for Presidents Cup

Jay Haas sprang something of a surprise in opting for experience while Nick Price banked on form and `home` advantage when they announced their captain`s picks on Tuesday for next month`s Presidents Cup in Incheon, South Korea.

Sep 09, 2015, 09:18 AM IST

Asiana suspends Hiroshima flights for safety check

 Asiana Airlines said today it was suspending flights to Hiroshima pending a safety review, after one of its passenger jets hit a communications antenna as it came in to land at the Japanese airport.

Apr 17, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

More than 20 injured as Asiana flight overruns Japan runway

 More than 20 passengers were injured when an Asiana Airlines Airbus A320 overran a runway in western Japan on Tuesday evening, officials and local media said.

Apr 14, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

North Korea plans to attend University Games in South Korea

North Korea plans to send a team to this year's University Games in South Korea, organisers said on Thursday.

Mar 05, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

Yellow dust hits South Korea, warnings issued

South Korea was Monday hit by the heaviest yellow dust in five years with meteorological authorities issuing warnings and advisories.

Feb 23, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

Not many podiums, but lifters bury ghosts of doping

There is not much to show in terms of stellar performances but the fact that Indian weightlifters managed to bury the ghost of doping, which has haunted them for long, was no less an achievement in what can easily be considered a good year for the sport.

Dec 21, 2014, 14:06 PM IST

AIBA bans Sarita Devi for one year, foreign coach BI Fernandez for two

Boxer Sarita Devi on Wednesday was handed a one-year ban by International Boxing Federation (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games.

Dec 17, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

Sarita Devi will be severely punished, says AIBA

Indian boxer Sarita Devi will be severely punished for refusing to accept her medal at the 2014 Asian Games, head of the sport's governing body AIBA said on Wednesday.

Nov 12, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

Burnout not the reason for US Ryder woes: PGA Tour chief

U.S. Ryder Cup failure at Gleneagles this year had little to do with player burnout from the PGA Tour`s burgeoning schedule and was simply a case of Europe dominating the foursomes and making more birdies, Tour chief Tim Finchem said on Wednesday.

Nov 05, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Para-swimmer Sharath ​Gayakwad breaks PT Usha's 28-year record at Incheon Asian Games

Para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad scripted history at the Asian Para-Games in Incheon, Korea by winning six medals to go past sprint legend P T Usha's record of most medals by an Indian in a multi-discipline event.

Oct 27, 2014, 11:02 AM IST

AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi, coaches and chef-de-mission

AIBA has suspended India boxer L Sarita Devi and her coaches for an indefinite period because of her Asian Games protest. Her coach GS Sandhu and Indian chef-de-mission AJ Sumariwalla also faced the brunt. AIBA will not allow any of them to participate at all levels of various competitions, events and meetings until further notice.

Oct 22, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

Asiad gold result of plan, strategy and hard work: Sardar Singh

Terming the Asian Games gold as the best moment of his playing career, the Indian men’s hockey team skipper Sardar Singh said that the yellow metal at Incheon was a culmination of two years of hard work, plan and strategy.

Oct 16, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

Watching Pakistan's Asiad semi-final video helped me: PR Sreejesh

Goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh, the hero of Indian men hockey team's gold winning performance in the Incheon Asian Games, Wednesday said watching the video of Pakistan's semi-final win over Malaysia via penalty shootout helped him in the final against the arch-rivals.

Oct 16, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

Government clears 135-strong contingent for Para Asian Games

The Sports Ministry on Wednesday cleared a contingent of 135 persons, including 87 athletes, for the Para-Asian Games, beginning in Incheon, South Korea from Saturday.

Oct 15, 2014, 16:23 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