Jaisha Orchatteri Puthiya Veetil created a name for her self today. Better known as OP Jaisha, the Kerala runner broke a 19 year old National record at the Mumbai marathon today and qualified for the World Championships in the process.
Gold rush in Kabaddi on Day 14 of the 17th Asian Games took India’s gold tally to 11 and India’s campaign in Incheon ends with a total of 57 medals. Contrary to prior expectations India couldn’t improve upon its performance at the 2010 Guangzhou Games where the country had won a whopping 65 medals including 14
Day 13 turned out to be a memorable day for India as men’s Hockey brought an Asiad gold after 16 years and the women’s 4x400m relay team also defended their Asiad title successfully. In an absolutely nail-biting and enthralling contest, India saw off Pakistan in a penalty shootout to seal India’s place at the 2016 Rio
It was a day of mixed emotions for the Indian camp as there was boundless joy on one side with Mary Kom winning the gold and sadness on the other with Sarita Devi refusing to accept the unfairly awarded bronze medal. India added 4 more medals – 1 gold through Mary Kom, 1 bronze in women’s hockey,
On a day of shameful judgment in boxing, Vikas Gowda and men’s hockey brought India much-needed welcome news. Vikas Gowda clinched the silver medal in men’s discus throw while the men’s hockey team beat Korea to book their place in the final after 12 years. In the boxing arena, Mary Kom brought delight with her
Tennis and Discus throw kept up India’s gold rush at the 17th Asian Games at Incheon as Day 10 saw India add 7 medals to its kitty to take the overall tally to 42 medals. While Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni brought home the gold in mixed doubles, Saketh and Sanam Singh had to settle
India wrote a golden chapter of her wrestling history as Yogeshwar Dutt brought home India’s fourth gold medal from the Incheon Asian Games. Khushbir Kaur too added her own name to the records by clinching India’s first ever walking medal by a woman at the Asian Games. With more medals from athletics and tennis, India
Day 8 of the Incheon Asian Games turned out to be the most successful and glittering day of the competition for India so far. Archery and squash brought two gold medals on a day of medal rush. Shooting chipped in with a bronze. There were more medals in wrestling, archery, athletics as well as shooting
An elated Sandeep later revealed how much he yearned for an Asiad medal. ‘’I have worked 8 years for this and always wanted to win a medal in the Asian Games. It’s a dream come true,’’ said Sejwal.
Archery was the silver lining on a day when the rowers and shooters continued to add more bronze to India’s tally. The men’s compound archery team reached the finals and thus assured India of at least a silver medal. Squash continued with its medal boom but perhaps the biggest news of the day was India’s