Indian women’s kabaddi team in final

Indian women's kabaddi team in final

Incheon, Oct 2 (IANS) Defending champion India stayed on course for their second consecutive Asian Games gold medal in women’s kabaddi as they marched into the final, beating Thailand 41-28 in the semi-final at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here Thursday. In Friday’s title clash, India will be facing Iran, who thrashed Bangladesh 40-15 in […]

Mary Kom strikes Asiad boxing gold

Mary Kom strikes Asiad boxing gold

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) India’s M.C. Mary Kom clinched the gold medal in the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) boxing competition of the 17th Asian Games here Wednesday.Mary, a five-time World Champion, defeated Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova 2-0, with one judge scoring the bout 38-38. Tweet

India’s Aarti knocked out in Asiad taekwondo

India's Aarti knocked out in Asiad taekwondo

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) India’s Aarti Khakal was ousted in round of 32 of the women’s 57kg taekwondo competition of the 17th Asian Games here Wednesday.Aarti, 22, lost 8-15 to Kazakhstan’s Ganiya Alzak at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium.Aarti got off to a good start taking a 2-0 lead in the first round with her first kick […]

Indians finish 4th, 5th in 50km race walk

Indians finish 4th, 5th in 50km race walk

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Bahadur Rana failed to add to India’s medal tally as they finished fourth and fifth in the men’s 50km race walk event of the 17th Asian Games here Wednesday.Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Rana were sixth and seventh — the final two places — before Japan’s Yuki Yamakazi was […]

Indian shooter Ahmad Mairaj finishes 5th in men’s skeet

Indian shooter Ahmad Mairaj finishes 5th in men's skeet

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian shooter Ahmad Mairaj Khan finished fifth while the Indian team came seventh in the men’s skeet event of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeonggido Shooting Range here Tuesday. Ahmad, who was the only Indian to sneak into the semi-final, shot 11 out 15, which was not enough to take […]

Indian boxer Sarita Devi settles for Asiad bronze

Indian boxer Sarita Devi settles for Asiad bronze

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian boxer L. Sarita Devi settled for silver after losing the women’s light weight (57-60kg) semi-final of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. The 32-year-old Indian lost 0-3 in an unanimous decision to South Korea’s Jina Park at the Seonhak Gymnasium. Tweet

Mary Kom to vie for Asiad boxing gold

Mary Kom to vie for Asiad boxing gold

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) India’s M.C. Mary Kom secured a berth in the gold medal bout of the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) after a convincing win in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. The 31-year-old Indian beat Vietnam’s Le Thi Bang by a unanimous 3-0 decision to enter the final. The five-time world […]

Asiad TT: Indian men’s doubles teams in pre-quarters

Asiad TT: Indian men's doubles teams in pre-quarters

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian men’s table tennis doubles teams advanced to the pre-quarterfinals after winning their respective matches of the 17th Asian Games at the Suwon Gymnasium here Tuesday. First up, the Indian pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj dropped the first game before winning 3-1 (6-11, 11-5, 11-8, 12-10) over […]

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 […]

Incheon Asian games 2014

Incheon Asian games 2014

Indians disappoint in canoe/kayak sprint events Posted on September 29, 2014 Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian canoe and kayak sprint contingent had a disappointing outing as none of the competitors managed to make a podium finish at the Hanam Misari Canoe/Kayak Center here Monday.The men’s 1000 metre canoe double pair of Ajit Kumar Saha and Raju […]