Asian Championships: News

23 Dec 2023


Sakshi Malik: Decoding the wrestler's career achievements

Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik has announced her retirement from wrestling following the appointment of Sanjay Singh, who won the latest WFI election.

02 Oct 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games, women's long jump: Ancy Sojan clinches silver medal

India's Ancy Sojan won the silver medal in the women's long jump at the 2023 Asian Games on October 2.

02 Oct 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games, women's 3000m steeplechase: Parul, Preeti hand double podium

It was another double podium for India in the women's 3000m steeplechase at the 2023 Asian Games as Parul Chaudhury bagged the silver medal and Preeti Lamba finished with bronze.

05 Aug 2023


India's long jumper Jeswin Aldrin wins gold in Switzerland event

Indian long jumper Jeswin Aldrin returned to form by winning the gold medal at the CITIUS Meeting in Bern, Switzerland.

09 May 2022

Javelin Throw

Annu Rani breaks national record in javelin: Decoding her profile

Indian javelin thrower, Annu Rani, claimed a gold medal on Sunday in the fourth AFI Indian Open Javelin Throw Competition in Jamshedpur.

30 Aug 2021


India end Asian Junior Boxing Championship with eight gold medals

The girls snared half a dozen of them as India ended its Asian Junior Boxing Championship campaign in Dubai with a whopping eight gold medals besides bagging five silver and six bronze.

02 Jun 2021


India faces an uphill task against Qatar in WC Qualifiers

Their preparation was far from ideal but India would take inspiration from the draw against Asian Champions Qatar in 2019 when they face same opponents in the second-leg match of the joint World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifiers, in Doha on Thursday.

27 May 2021

Amit Panghal

India assured of 15 medals at Asian Boxing Championships

Defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and the redoubtable Vikas Krishan (69kg) were among three Indian boxers who advanced to the semifinals on Wednesday as the country assured itself of an unparalleled medal haul of 15 in the Asian Boxing Championships.

22 May 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Indian boxers reach Dubai for Asian Championships after delayed landing

The Indian boxing team, featuring the likes of MC Mary Kom (51kg) and Amit Panghal (52kg), reached Dubai to compete in the Asian Boxing Championships aboard an "air-bubble flight," which had to stay mid-air longer than scheduled as administrative paperwork delayed its landing.

19 May 2021


Indian men's squad for Asian Boxing Championship announced

Most of India's Olympic-bound male boxers, including world silver medalist and defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg), made the cut for the Asian Championships in Dubai.

05 Nov 2019

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Chou Tien-chen becomes his own coach for Olympics: Here's why

Taiwanese shuttler Chou Tien-chen, who is currently ranked number two in the world among singles players, has taken a bold decision to become his own coach, as he eyes his maiden Olympic gold.

22 Sep 2019


Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

Saina Nehwal has been an inspiration for budding badminton players in India for a while now.

28 Jul 2019

Mary Kom

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

Boxing legend Mary Kom sealed a gold medal in the 23rd President's Cup after beating Australia's April Franks 5-0 in a lopsided contest.

26 Feb 2019


Wrestler Ritu Phogat joins MMA, to train full-time in Singapore

In an interesting development, Indian women's wrestling ace Ritu Phogat announced that she would now pursue Mixed Martial Arts or MMA.

09 Oct 2018


#YouthOlympics: Mizo weightlifting sensation claims India's first gold

Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga scripted history by winning India's maiden gold medal at the Youth Olympics, being held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

01 Sep 2018

Asian Games

#AsianGames2018: CWG-medallist Amit beats Olympic-champ Dusmatov to win boxing gold

Amit Panghal (49kg) today became only the eighth Indian boxer ever to claim a gold medal at the Asian Games in Indonesia with a stunning tactical win over reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan.

31 Aug 2018


#MeetTheMedalists: All about India's star athlete Jinson Johnson

India's athlete Jinson Johnson made the Asian Games 2018 a memorable one as he won his second medal at the coveted tournament.

26 Aug 2018


#AsianGames: Sarjubala advances to quarterfinals in boxing; Manoj, Shiva ousted

Former world silver-medalist Sarjubala Devi advanced to the quarterfinals but Manoj Kumar and Shiva Thapa were ousted after pre-quarterfinal losses in the Asian Games boxing competition in Jakarta in Indonesia today.

17 Aug 2018


Junior Track Cycling World Championships: Indian Esow Alban wins sliver

The cycling star from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Esow Alban, has won the silver medal at the World Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland.

Mary Kom adds 5th Asian Championship gold to her records

Indian star boxer MC Mary Kom clinched her fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships defeating North Korea's Kim Hyang-mi with a 5-0 verdict in the final at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

10 Nov 2016

Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa decide to part ways

The most successful doubles pair of Indian badminton, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, have ended their partnership.