Articles about Asian Championships

Annu Rani breaks national record in javelin: Decoding her profile

09 May 2022

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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.

India end Asian Junior Boxing Championship with eight gold medals

30 Aug 2021

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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.

India faces an uphill task against Qatar in WC Qualifiers

02 Jun 2021

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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.

India assured of 15 medals at Asian Boxing Championships

27 May 2021

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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.

Indian boxers reach Dubai for Asian Championships after delayed landing

22 May 2021

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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.

Indian men's squad for Asian Boxing Championship announced

19 May 2021

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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.

Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

04 Jul 2020

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Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

Badminton legend Lin Dan has retired from the game.

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

22 Jun 2020

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Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane has passed away at the age of 42.

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

05 Nov 2019

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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.

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

12 Oct 2019

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Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

India's ace women's boxer M C Mary Kom will take home the bronze medal at the Women's World Championships in Russia's Ulan-Ude.

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

10 Oct 2019

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Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

India's women's boxing ace Mary Kom secured her eighth World Boxing Championships medal after reaching the semi-final of the event being held in Russia.

Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

22 Sep 2019

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Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

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

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

28 Jul 2019

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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.

After 100m gold, Dutee finishes fifth in 200m race

13 Jul 2019

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After 100m gold, Dutee finishes fifth in 200m race

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand finished fifth in the women's 200m final at the World University Games in Napoli.

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

26 Feb 2019

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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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with India's 'Small Wonder' Gymnast Dipa Karmakar

23 Feb 2019

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#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with India's 'Small Wonder' Gymnast Dipa Karmakar

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar became a household name after her stunning performance at Rio 2016 Olympics.

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

09 Oct 2018

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#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.

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

01 Sep 2018

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#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.

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

31 Aug 2018

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#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.

#MeetTheMedalists: All you need to know about Dutee Chand

30 Aug 2018

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#MeetTheMedalists: All you need to know about Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand etched her name in the record books by winning two individual medals at the Asian Games 2018.

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

26 Aug 2018

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#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.

Junior Track Cycling World Championships: Indian Esow Alban wins sliver

17 Aug 2018

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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.

Commonwealth Games: PV Sindhu suffers an ankle injury

01 Apr 2018

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Commonwealth Games: PV Sindhu suffers an ankle injury

22-year-old India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu hopes to be fit before the 21st edition of Commonwealth Games. The Games will be held at the Gold Coast.

Mary Kom adds 5th Asian Championship gold to her records

08 Nov 2017

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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.

AIBA names Mary Kom ambassador for Women's Youth World Championships

04 Nov 2017

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AIBA names Mary Kom ambassador for Women's Youth World Championships

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has chosen five-time World Champion Mary Kom as the ambassador for its upcoming Women's Youth World Championships to be hosted by Guwahati from 19-26 November.

Dipa Karmakar buys new car after returning the BMW

30 Dec 2016

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Dipa Karmakar buys new car after returning the BMW

Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has bought a new car after returning the BMW, presented to her by Hyderabad District Badminton Association after her performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa decide to part ways

10 Nov 2016

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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.

Tripura govt to repair roads for Dipa's BMW

21 Oct 2016

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Tripura govt to repair roads for Dipa's BMW

After Dipa Karmakar spoke of the inconvenience of driving a BMW on Agartala's roads, the Tripura government has earmarked Rs.78 crore for renovating the road outside her house, leading to Agartala Medical College.

Money instead of BMW for Dipa Karmakar

13 Oct 2016

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Money instead of BMW for Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar clarified that the only reason she wanted to return the BMW gifted to her by Sachin Tendulkar was because she was having trouble using and maintaining it.

Dipa Karmakar to return BMW to Sachin

11 Oct 2016

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Dipa Karmakar to return BMW to Sachin

Sources have stated that Dipa Karmakar has decided to return the BMW X1 presented to her by Sachin Tendulkar.

Khel Ratna recommended for Dipa Karmakar

17 Aug 2016

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Khel Ratna recommended for Dipa Karmakar

23-year-old Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar was recommended for receiving the highest Indian sporting honour, the Khel Ratna award.

Dipa Karmakar's extraordinary feat at 2016 Olympics

15 Aug 2016

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Dipa Karmakar's extraordinary feat at 2016 Olympics

On 10th August 2016 at the 2016 Olympic Test Event, Karmakar became the first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the vault finals at the Olympics, with a score of 14.833.