Indian women’s kabaddi team in Asiad semis

Indian women's kabaddi team in Asiad semis

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian women’s kabaddi team brushed aside South Korea 45-26 to top Group A and enter the semi-finals of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. The Indian team, which thrashed Bangladesh Sunday, put in another dominating performance to trounce the hosts at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium. The women’s team with […]

China’s Zhou wins women’s kayak single 500m

China's Zhou wins women's kayak single 500m

  Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) China’s Zhou Yu defended her title in the women’s kayak single 500 metre at the 17th Asian Games here Monday.Zhou, 25, finished the race in a minute and 51.334 seconds, followed by Natalya Sergeyeva from Kazakhstan in 1:52.107 and South Korean Lee Sunja (1:54.852), reports Xinhua.“Although I won the final, I […]

South Korea break compound archery world record

Asian Games: South Korea break compound archery world record

Incheon, Sep 25 (IANS) South Korea set a new world record for the women’s compound archery team event at the 17th Asian Games here Thursday. The host team of Seok Ji-hyun, Choi Bo-min and Kim Yun-hee totalled 238 points out of a possible 240 in the team’s quarter-final victory over Laos, reports Xinhua. The previous […]

Asiad squash: Indian women beat Hong Kong in Group B

Asiad squash: Indian women beat Hong Kong in Group B

Incheon, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian women’s squash team came back from a game down to beat Hong Kong 2-1 in a Group B match of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Squash Courts here Wednesday.Top women’s player, Dipika Pallikal who won the bronze in the singles event here, lost the closely-fought first match 11-5, 6-11, […]

India fare poorly in 50m rifle prone women’s finals

India fare poorly in 50m rifle prone women's finals

Incheon, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian shooters Raj Chaudhary, Lajjakumari Tilakpuri Gauswami and Tejaswini Manojrao Muley had a poor outing Wednesday with all three finishing well behind medal places in the 50m rifle prone women’s finals at the 17th Asian Games here.Raj Chaudhary (614.6) was the top placed Indian in the event finishing a lowly 22nd place […]

India’s Dushyant claims bronze in lightweight single sculls

India's Dushyant claims bronze in lightweight single sculls

Incheon, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian rower Dushiant Dushyant clinched the bronze medal in the men’s lightweight single sculls final A of the 17th Asian Games at the Chungju Tangeum Lake Rowing Center here Wednesday.Dushyant completed the 2,000 metre race in seven minutes and 26.57 seconds to finish third behind gold medal winner Hoi Kwan Lok of […]

Harpreet 7th in 25m rapid fire pistol qualifiers

Harpreet 7th in 25m rapid fire pistol qualifiers

Incheon, Sep 23 (IANS) India’s Harpreet Singh finished seventh as Gurpreet Singh and Pemba Tamang failed to impress in the men’s 25 metre rapid fire pistol qualification stage 1 of the Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Tuesday.Harpreet scored 290-8x with scores of 98, 99 and 93 in three shots, respectively. Gurpreet, with […]

Asiad squash: Ghosal enters men’s singles final

Asiad squash: Ghosal enters men's singles final

Incheon, Sep 22 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal reached the final of the men’s singles squash event thereby assuring India of at least the silver medal in the 17th Asian Games here Monday.Ghosal, the top seed, comprehensively beat Ong Beng Hee 11-9, 11-4, 11-5 in just 45 minutes to secure his best placing at the Asian Games.The 28-year-old […]