Saturday, August 18, 2018

Asian Games 2018: A terrible start for India in handball and basketball

The Indian contingent has been subjected to a terrible start at the 2018 Asian Games. During the qualifiers, which took place before the official start of the games, both the Indian handball and basketball teams lost. While the qualifiers of...

Amit Samarth becomes first ever Asian to complete Trans-Siberian Extreme Race

In a huge boost for Indian sports and more importantly the meteoric growth of cycling in India, Dr. Amit Samarth from Nagpur has become the first-ever Indian to complete the Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme race, a 9100-km race in...

World No. 1 Esow Alben wins silver in World Junior Cycling Championships

Cyclist Esow Alben continued his great form when he grabbed yet another medal in the Keirin event during the 2018 World Junior Track Cycling Championships. The youngster came second in his event and won the silver medal. As a result,...

Manav Thakkar & Co. shine at the Asian Junior & Cadet Championships

The Indian Junior Boys Table Tennis team bagged the Silver medal at the 2018 Asian Junior & Cadet Championships. The Championships were being held in Myanmar, where a group of  Manush Shah, Manav Thakkar, Jeet Chandra & Snehit Survajjula...

Queen of Seoul: How PT Usha’s five-medal haul at the 1986 Asian Games left a mark on Indian Athletics

Athletics in India is at a transitional stage right now. Years of ignorance had left the sport and the athletes in the dark. Although things are much improved now, with excellent facilities being provided to skilful young athletes, the sport...

Asian Games 2018: Deepika Kumari misses flight to Jakarta due to dengue

In a massive blow for the Indian Archery contingent, star archer Deepika Kumari was forced to stay back, as her teammates boarded the flight to Jakarta. The Indian recurve archer has been diagnosed with Dengue and is currently facing a...

Nihal Sarin becomes the country’s 53rd Grandmaster

14-year-old Nihal Sarin has continued India's excellent run in chess, by becoming the country's fifty-third Grandmaster. The youngster completed his third Grandmaster norm at the Abu Dhabi Masters on Tuesday, August 14, to get the title of India's fifty-third...

Asiad medalist and Dhyan Chand awardee Hakam Singh Bhattal passes away

Former Asian Games gold medalist and Dhyan Chand Awardee Hakam Singh Bhattal has today, August 14, passed away. Singh was known for his gold medal, which he won at the 1978 Bangkok Asian Games in the 20 Km walk race. The...

Indian Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams leave for Asian Games

 With their vision set on securing qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by winning Gold, confident Indian Men and Women’s Hockey Teams left for the 18th Asian Games Jakarta 2018 from the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday morning. While the 18-member...

Asian Games 2018: Supplier fails to deliver kit, handball team plays in casual attire

The Asian Games haven't even begun yet, and there is already controversy brewing. The Indian Handball team were the victims of this controversy as they were left to wear casual gear for their match against Chinese Taipei. There was controversy...