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  • Asian Games: Saina Nehwal settles for bronze after 10th straight defeat to Tzu Ying

    27 August, 2018 3:53 PM 62

    Jakarta: Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal had to be content with a bronze medal after suffering her 10th straight defeat to world number one Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles semifinals of the 18th Asian Games on Monday. World number 10 and Olympic medallist Saina played with good intensity but lost 17-21 14-21 to a superior Tzu Ying, who stood

  • Asian Games 2018: India lose to Iran, settle for Silver medal in Women's Kabaddi

    24 August, 2018 12:05 PM 73

    India's golden run in Kabaddi came to an end after losing the final match 24-27 to Iran on Friday. India secured the first half with a close lead of 13-11 but Iran took the defending champions by surprise when they turned the game into their favour. Even though India were leading with 13-11 at first half, Iran turned the game in their favour by strong

  • Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya should share Man of the Match award, says Sachin Tendulkar

    24 August, 2018 9:17 AM 58

    India's cornered cricketers produced a fantastic collective performance to outclass England incuding Virat Kohli's 200 runs in two innings and Hardik Pandya's five wickets in the first innings.  Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar feels that both Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya deserved the Man of the Match award in the third Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham

  • Asian Games 2018: How India performed on Day 5

    23 August, 2018 8:05 PM 48

    Jakarta/Palembang: Following is the summary of Indian contingent's performance on the 5th day of competitions in the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia. Ankita Raina loses in women's singles semifinals to Shuai Zhang 4-6, 6-7 (6), settling for bronze. Joshna Chinappa beat Aribado Jemyca of Philippines 11-2 11-8 12-10 and Dipika Pallikal Karthik beat Rohmah

  • Asian Games 2018 Medals Tally

    23 August, 2018 7:26 PM 61

    With a total of 18 medals, which include 4 Gold, 4 Silver and 10 Bronze medals, India are placed at the 10th spot in the overall medals tally after the events concluded on Day 5 (Thursday). JAKARTA: After the conclusion of various sporting events on the fifth day of the ongoing Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia, India bagged a total of 18 medals, which

  • Veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami retires from T20Is

    23 August, 2018 12:52 PM 53

    NEW DELHI: Veteran Indian women's team pacer Jhulan Goswami on Thursday announced her retirement from T20 Internationals, effectively ruling her out for the ICC World T20 in West Indies in November. She played 68 T20 Internationals and took 56 wickets at an economy rate of 5.45. The 35-year-old will only play ODIs (as India don't play Test cricket)

  • India's golden run in Asian Games Kabaddi comes to an end, team settles for Bronze

    23 August, 2018 12:52 PM 57

    Seven-time Asian Games Kabaddi Gold medallist India suffered a huge upset losing to Iran in the Asian Games 2018 semi-finals on Thursday to bring an end to their golden run in the event. India lost 18-27 in Men's Kabaddi semi-final to Iran to settle for Bronze along with Pakistan which lost to Korea 24-27. India has been winning the Kabaddi gold since

  • Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Natraj advance to finals with new national records

    23 August, 2018 6:45 AM 109

    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

  • Murali Vijay axed as India announce squad for fourth and fifth Test against England; Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari included

    22 August, 2018 8:44 PM 48

    Opening batsmen Murali Vijay was dropped after his disappointing show in the first two tests at Edgbaston.  DELHI: Uncapped batsmen Prithvi Shaw and Hanuma Vihari have been included in India`s squad for the final two tests against England, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Wednesday. Opening batsmen Murali Vijay was dropped after

  • Asian Games 2018: Indian gymnasts disappoint, finish 7th in team event final

    22 August, 2018 7:35 PM 63

    Jakarta: Forced to compete without Dipa Karmakar, the Indian women gymnasts finished seventh in the team event final at the Asian Games here on Wednesday. In the absence of Dipa, who pulled out of team event final after her old knee injury flared up again, the Indians slipped down the order quite early in the proceedings. They eventually finished just ahead