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Bajrang Punia Granted Additional Financial Aid of INR 1.76 Lakhs For Training

Bajrang Punia Granted Additional Financial Aid of INR 1.76 Lakhs For Training

Bajrang Punia will compete in international meets, including UWW Ranking events, the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as well as the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

13 January 2022
Esports: From BGMI To Counter-Strike, DOTA to Free Fire, India’s Online Gaming Content Creators On A Roll

Esports: From BGMI To Counter-Strike, DOTA to Free Fire, India’s Online Gaming Content Creators On A Roll

Esports is fast becoming a career option for youngsters in India. And it is now a medal sport in the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

10 January 2022

Neeraj Chopra's New Year Resolution: Breach 90-Metre Mark; 'Medal Is One Thing, Distance Is Another,' Says Olympic Champion

Neeraj Chopra, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m in his second attempt at the Tokyo Olympics, has been eyeing the coveted 90m for quite...

Kidambi Srikanth Needs To Curb Down Errors For Consistency In 2022, Says Pullela Gopichand

Kidambi Srikanth Needs To Curb Down Errors For Consistency In 2022, Says Pullela Gopichand

Kidambi Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to win a silver medal at the BWF World Championships on Sunday when he lost against Loh Kean Yew in the...

21 December 2021

Neeraj Chopra, Olympic Champion, To Fly To USA For Off-Season Training Ahead Of Mega 2022

Tokyo Olympics javelin champion Neeraj Chopra was initially supposed to base in Potchefstroom along with the javelin throwers, but the plan was scrapped due to...

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13 November 2021
Archery To Have Full 10 Events At 2022 Asian Games

Archery To Have Full 10 Events At 2022 Asian Games

The 2022 Asian Games is slated in Hangzhou in China from September 10 to 25.


11 November 2021
Indian Gamers Can Compete In Asian Games 2022, Esports Programme Via Battlegrounds Mobile India

Indian Gamers Can Compete In Asian Games 2022, Esports Programme Via Battlegrounds Mobile India

The Hangzhou Asian Games 2022 starts September 10 next year. The latest development will help grow the burgeoning Indian gaming industry as gamers will now get...


17 September 2021
National Open Athletics: Harmilan Kaur Shatters 19-Year-Old Record In 1500m

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

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.


16 September 2021
Tokyo 2020 Champion Neeraj Chopra Wants To Break Olympic Record In Javelin

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

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


08 September 2021
PUBG Mobile, Hearthstone, Dota 2 Among Esports Events At 2022 Asian Games - Here's The Full List

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


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17 August 2021
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Eyes Asian Games Weightlifting Medal After Tokyo Olympics Silver

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

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


26 June 2021
AITA Requests ITF To Consider Ankita Raina's Asian Games Bronze For Olympic Entry

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

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

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

ESports Becomes Official Medal Event At 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games

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

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

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

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


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30 November 2020
Triple Jumper Arpinder Singh Questions Sports Ministry's Decision To Drop Him From Tops

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

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

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...


23 April 2020
Bitter Rivals Qatar And Saudi Arabia To Fight For 2030 Asian Games Hosting Rights

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

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

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...


07 March 2019
Indian Boxing Stars Set For Weight Change As AIBA Rejigs Olympic Divisions

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

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...


04 March 2019
Australia, And Other Oceania Nations To Compete In 2022 Asian Games

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

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 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

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

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

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...


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