Young And Old Make Hay In Fitting Finale To India’s Asiad Campaign

Starting the day at 13 gold, Armyman Amit was up against quite a few odds as he took on reigning Olympic and Asian champion Hasanboy Dusmatov, the man he narrowly lost to in the world championships quarterfinal almost a year ago. The day ended with the men’s hockey team redeeming itself to an extent by […]

India Eye 1st Women’s Hockey Asiad Gold In 36 Years

A buoyant India women’s hockey team will be aiming to win the gold medal after a long wait of 36 years when they take on Japan in the final at the Asian Games on Friday. India won the gold medal in 1982, the year women’s hockey was first included in the Asian Games programme. They […]

PV Sindhu Eyes History At Asiad

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu remained in the hunt for a historic Asian Games gold medal after a tense win over Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the semi-final on Monday. World number three Sindhu beat Yamaguchi 21-17 15-21 21-10 for her second win over the Japanese at the Asian Games, having beaten her in the team […]

Son Heung-Min Dares To Dream After Penalty Sends Koreans Into Asiad Semis

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min helped South Korea reach the Asian Games semi-finals as the defending champions beat Uzbekistan 4-3 in an extra-time cliffhanger on Monday. The World Cup star, who is in Indonesia chasing a gold medal that would spare him a career-threatening spell of military service, produced a pair of smart assists for hat-trick […]

Javelin Star Neeraj Chopra Eyes Asiad Glory

On Day 8, Hima Das shone the brightest with a brand new record to her name, Muhammed Anas did enough to hold on to his status of a regional force and Dutee Chand won another battle of relevance on a jinx-breaking day for India at the Asian Games. Fouaad Mirza became the first Indian to […]