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Asian Games

National Open Athletics: Harmilan Kaur Shatters 19-Year-Old Record In 1500m

Sep 17, 2021 PTI

The 20-year-old from Punjab clocked 4:05.39s to surpass the mark set by Sunita Rani (4:06.03s) at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan.

Tokyo 2020 Champion Neeraj Chopra Wants To Break Olympic Record In Javelin

Sep 16, 2021 PTI

Neeraj, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m at the Tokyo Olympics, was on his maiden trip to Kolkata.

PUBG Mobile, Hearthstone, Dota 2 Among Esports Events At 2022 Asian Games - Here's The Full List

Esports will be a medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Eyes Asian Games Weightlifting Medal After Tokyo Olympics Silver

Aug 17, 2021 PTI

Mirabai Chanu said she is focussed on the Asian Games gold medal, which remains the only accolade missing from her cabinet.

AITA Requests ITF To Consider Ankita Raina's Asian Games Bronze For Olympic Entry

The request was made after the 2018 Asian Games gold and silver medallists from China gained direct entry to the Tokyo Olympics due to their higher ranks.

28 February, 2021

Trouble Brews For Indian Olympic Association Chief Narendra Batra As IOC Accepts Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic Bid

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With this announcement, India also lost out in the race to host 2026 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and 2030 Asian Games.

22 December, 2020

ESports Becomes Official Medal Event At 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games

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OCA's recognition is a major step towards making Esport, which has long harboured Olympic ambitions, a mainstream sport

16 December, 2020

Qatar To Host 2030 Asian Games, Saudi Arabia In 2034


The vote took place amid a bitter and long-running political dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar

05 December, 2020

Meet Shams Aalam, A Paraplegic World Record Holder, Athlete And Sports Diplomat

Intifada P Basheer

Shams Aalam’s mission in life is to promote accessibility through sports

30 November, 2020

Triple Jumper Arpinder Singh Questions Sports Ministry's Decision To Drop Him From Tops


The 27-year-old Arpinder, who won a gold in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, was dropped from the TOPS core group

23 July, 2020

India Awarded Asian Games Mixed Relay Gold, Winning Gold By Default Less Fun, Says Poovamma

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The Indian quartet of Mohammed Anas, MR Poovamma, Hima Das and Arokia Rajiv had clocked 3:15:71 behind Bahrain (3:11:89). Anu Raghavan had clocked 56.92 to finish fourth in the final race of women's 400m in 2018 Asian Games


23 April, 2020

Bitter Rivals Qatar And Saudi Arabia To Fight For 2030 Asian Games Hosting Rights

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Both Qatar and Saudi Arabia have on numerous occasions been accused of human rights violations

03 April, 2020

Robot Triplets Unveiled As Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games Mascots


With social distancing measures still in place due to coronavirus outbreak, mascots Congcong, Lianlian and Chenchen were introduced to the public in an online launch ceremony, designed to showcase the technical prowess of Hangzhou and Zhejiang Province

07 March, 2019

Indian Boxing Stars Set For Weight Change As AIBA Rejigs Olympic Divisions

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The AIBA has also decided to introduce a bout review system from September this year through which teams would be allowed to challenge decisions of a maximum of two bouts in a tournament.

04 March, 2019

Australia, And Other Oceania Nations To Compete In 2022 Asian Games

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The invitation to the Games in China's Hangzhou is however limited to volleyball, beach volleyball, basketball and football and fencing

03 March, 2019

Cricket Set For Asian Games Return In 2022; BCCI To Deliberate On Indian Team's Participation

Cricket was dropped from the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia after featuring in 2010 and 2014, albeit without the presence of game's powerhouse India

24 September, 2018

IOA Left Red-Faced After Asian Games Felicitation Ceremony Faux Pas

The IOA awarded Rs 3 lakh, Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively to the gold, silver and bronze medal winners in the team events.


08 September, 2018

Sachin Tendulkar And Lionel Messi Are My Inspiration, Says Hima Das

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Hima used to play football in local clubs in Dhing in Nagaon district with boys till 2016 before she was spotted by a local coach Samsul Haque, who asked her to shift to athletics.

Photo Gallery

Panic-stricken migrant labourers arrive from Kashmir, in Jammu. Four migrant labourers were shot dead in the valley by the terrorists in the past two days.

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BJP activists burn an effigy during a protest against the recent killings of Bihari labourer by terrorists in Kashmir, in Patna.

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Patients wait to undergo tests in a hospital, amid a spike in cases of vector-borne diseases, in Bikaner

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TMC MP Mahua Maitra campaigns with party candidate Braj Kishore Goswami for the upcoming Shantipur Assembly by-elections in Nadia.

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Samajwadi Party leaders wearing black arm bands protest at UP Assembly premises before a special session of UP Assembly.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

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Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu