The Indian men’s trio of Ankur Mittal, Asgar Hussain Khan and Namanveer Brar finished third to win the bronze in the double trap team event at the Universiade at Gwangju, South Korea. The Indian team shot a sum of 335 to guarantee the third place behind champions Italy (400) and Russia (398). In comparison, the
Former world champion Laishram Sarita Devi won a bronze but her campaign will be remembered for the biased judgment meted out against her and the uproar surrounding it.
A 16 year wait for Gold in the national game finally ended when the Incheon Asian Games Hockey event ended with a gold and bronze medal for India in the Men’s and Women’s category respectively. Both our teams improved their performance from the 2010 Asian Games where the women had failed to secure a podium
Yogeshwar pinned his spirited Chinese opponent to reverse the lead and make it to the Asian Games gold medal match.After the match was over, Yogeshwar crossed the playing arena and then sat down, completely drained off all energy. Such was the stupendous effort by Yogeshwar, that his coaches had to come and carry him off.
The Indian men’s team of Abhishek Verma, Sandeep Kumar and Rajat Chauhan had to overcome several odds to reach this stage and it is heartening to see their success on the biggest stage for Compound Archery. The temperament and chutzpah displayed by these youngsters in the finals, unnerved the champions, South Korea and helped India win a gold.
Indian shuttlers ended a 28-year-wait for an Asiad badminton medal by winning the bronze in women’s team event. There were creditable performances from Saina in womens singles and Sumeet Reddy/Manu Attri in mens doubles, but they could not bring home any medals as they lost in the quarterfinals Top Performers First a summary of the
Indian Squash stars met with success at the Asian games. There was redemption for Saurav Ghosal who missed the individual gold but came back strongly,in the team events to help India to a team gold. The 2014 Commonwealth Games had given enough evidence that Indian squash is currently on a high and the Incheon Asian
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