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25 August, 2018 10:11 AM Asian Games: Teenage Prodigy Anish Bhanwala Disappoints After CWG High

Anish Bhanwala failed to qualify for the finals, finishing ninth overall with a score of 576. Another Indian in the fray, Shivam Shukla, suffered a washout and ended 11th with 569. The top six qualified for the finals where China's Zhaonan Yao won the gold with a Games Record score of 34. Silver also went to China with Junmin Lin shooting 33 and bronze 50

23 August, 2018 6:45 AM Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Natraj advance to finals with new national records

JAKARTA: Virdhawal Khade and Srihari Natraj created new national records to qualify for the finals of the 50m butterfly and 200m backstroke events at the Asian Games, here on Thursday. Khade clocked 24.09sec to top Heat 2 and was placed fifth overall. The effort was better than his own nine-year-old national record which was set with a time of 24.14 at the Asian 110

17 August, 2018 10:03 AM Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar Ready To Show Class On Asiad Return

Wrestler Sushil Kumar bagged a bronze medal in the 2006 Doha Asian Games but missed the last two events at Guangzhou and Incheon. The former world champion, who will contest in 74kg freestyle category at the Asiad, has gone through several training sessions in the run up to the 18th Asian Games since May. His training has been mostly in India but trips 59

26 June, 2018 1:40 PM Sathish sets eyes on Asian Games

Chennai: After successfully defending his Commonwealth Games gold at Gold Coast, weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam has eyes set on the Asian Games in Indonesia. Commenting on his chances at the Asiad, the lifter, who won the 77kg gold, said while the level of competition will be higher, he is confident of doing well. “Usually, the competition is definitely 61

31 May, 2018 3:16 PM Champions Trophy hockey: Sardar finds favour again

Lakra, Ramandeep also included for Champions Trophy Veteran midfielder Sardar Singh was recalled as Hockey India named an 18-member squad for the Champions Trophy on Thursday. The experienced pair of Birendra Lakra and Ramandeep Singh was also brought back while uncapped 21-year-old Jarmanpreet Singh was called up for the first time. Sardar appeared 35

22 May, 2018 10:32 AM Indians among 200 athletes seeking asylum in Australia after 2018 CWG

Canberra: More than 200 Commonwealth Games athletes and officials who participated in the event in Gold Coast last month remained in Australia after applying for refugee visas, with another 50 staying in the country illegally. The figures were revealed by Immigration Department officials to a Senate committee hearing on Monday night, reports Xinhua 93

5 May, 2018 6:47 PM Neeraj Chopra shatters own national record, finishes 4th in Doha Diamond League

Doha: Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 87.43m en route finishing fourth in a star-studded field in the season-opening Diamond League series meet. Neeraj, who recently won a gold in the Commonwealth Games with a throw of 86.47m, was up against Olympic champion Thomas Rohler, world champion 47

28 April, 2018 4:58 PM Exclusive: Sjoerd Marijne keeps his job with Hockey India, says David John

 Hockey India's High Performance Director, David John, on Saturday told Zee Media that Sjoerd Marijne's job as the chief coach of India's men's hockey team is safe. However, the findings of a review meeting of the team's performance at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Australia will be made official only on Tuesday.   New Delhi: Hockey India's High Performance 38

26 April, 2018 3:55 PM Bhaker, Om Prakash finish fourth after setting World Record

Manu Bhaker and Om Prakash Mitharval combined strongly to strike a World record 778 in qualification but missed a medal in the mixed air pistol team competition in the shooting World Cup here on Thursday. Manu and Om Prakash shot 392 and 386 respectively to top the table in qualification. In men’s 50-metre rifle 3-position event, CWG gold medallist Sanjeev 42

25 April, 2018 1:21 PM Haryana Government cancels award function for CWG medallists after prize money furore

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Wednesday cancelled the felicitation function for the state's Commonwealth Games (CWG) medal winners after being threatened with a boycott by top athletes, such as wrestler Vinesh Phogat and javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra, over a proposed cut in prize money. The function was to be held in Panchkula on Thursday but athletes 53