Asian Games 2018

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#NewsBytesExclusive: Equestrian Fouaad Mirza outlines his vision for Tokyo Olympics

11 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Equestrian Fouaad Mirza outlines his vision for Tokyo Olympics

In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, Indian equestrian Fouaad Mirza revealed his plans for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Kabaddi ace Anup Kumar announces retirement

20 Dec 2018

Kabaddi ace Anup Kumar announces retirement

Kabaddi legend Anup Kumar announced his retirement with immediate effect on the background of the Pro Kabaddi League 2018.

Doping Scandal: Nirmala Sheoran, four other athletes test positive

27 Nov 2018

Doping Scandal: Nirmala Sheoran, four other athletes test positive

India's quarter-miler Nirmala Sheoran is among five athletes, who have tested positive for banned substances, as a fresh sporting doping scandal rocks the country.

Indian athlete Hima Das features on Vogue's cover

03 Nov 2018

Indian athlete Hima Das features on Vogue's cover

Indian athlete Hima Das has been having an excellent year and the newest feather added to her cap is featuring on the cover of Vogue.

Adidas signs India's young athlete Hima Das

19 Sep 2018

Adidas signs India's young athlete Hima Das

Global sports brand Adidas has signed India's young athlete Hima Das.

Athlete Swapna Barman to get customized shoes

14 Sep 2018

Athlete Swapna Barman to get customized shoes

Indian athlete, Swapna Barman, who excelled at the recently concluded 2018 Asian Games, is set to get customized shoes.

All about India's first-ever High Court-monitored kabaddi match

14 Sep 2018

All about India's first-ever High Court-monitored kabaddi match

In what would mark the first such incident, a retired Delhi High Court judge, on Saturday, will oversee a kabaddi selection match between players who were selected at the Asian Games and those who were not.

Former Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh announces his retirement

12 Sep 2018

Former Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh announces his retirement

The former captain of the Indian team, Sardar Singh, has announced his retirement from international hockey.

Boxer Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award

11 Sep 2018

Boxer Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, Amit Panghal won hearts with a superb show in Indonesia.

Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

09 Sep 2018

Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, Amit Panghal won hearts with a superb show in Indonesia.

Chain snatchers attack Asian Games gold medalist Swapna Barman's mother

09 Sep 2018

Chain snatchers attack Asian Games gold medalist Swapna Barman's mother

Two men on a motorbike snatched a chain from the neck of Asian Games gold medalist heptathlete Swapna Barman's mother who was pillion riding a two-wheeler in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.

Tejinder's father passes away before he could show his gold-medal

04 Sep 2018

Tejinder's father passes away before he could show his gold-medal

Asian Games 2018 shot put gold medalist, Tejinder Pal Singh Toor, battled all odds to claim the first prize in Indonesia.

Tottenham's Son wins gold at Asian Games, avoids military service

02 Sep 2018

Tottenham's Son wins gold at Asian Games, avoids military service

South Korea's win over Japan in the Asian Games football final has brought joy to Tottenham Hotspur fans.

India's top moments at Asian Games 2018

02 Sep 2018

India's top moments at Asian Games 2018

2018 was India's best ever campaign at the Asian Games in the history of the tournament.

#AsianGames2018: Rani Rampal will be India's flag-bearer at closing ceremony

02 Sep 2018

#AsianGames2018: Rani Rampal will be India's flag-bearer at closing ceremony

Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal has been named as the flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia.

Gold-medalist Swapna finally gets customized shoes for her 6-toes feet

01 Sep 2018

Gold-medalist Swapna finally gets customized shoes for her 6-toes feet

The Indian athlete, Swapna Barman, made the country proud by winning gold in the Heptathlon event at the Asian Games 2018.

Asian Games 2018: Indian women's team claims silver in squash

01 Sep 2018

Asian Games 2018: Indian women's team claims silver in squash

The Indian women's squash team finished second best to a clinical Hong Kong in the final, winning a successive silver at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia today.

#AsianGames: India beat Pakistan to win bronze in men's hockey

01 Sep 2018

#AsianGames: India beat Pakistan to win bronze in men's hockey

India maintained their recent domination over arch-rivals Pakistan with a fighting 2-1 win to bag a consolation bronze medal after a below-par semi-final performance at the 18th Asian Games on Saturday.

#MeetTheMedalists: Who is India's star boxer Amit Panghal?

01 Sep 2018

#MeetTheMedalists: Who is India's star boxer Amit Panghal?

India finally clinched a medal in a boxing event at the Asian Games 2018, as Amit Panghal struck gold in men's 49 kg category.

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

01 Sep 2018

#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.

#AsianGames: CBI director congratulates agency constable's daughter for winning bronze

01 Sep 2018

#AsianGames: CBI director congratulates agency constable's daughter for winning bronze

CBI Director Alok Verma congratulated Harshita Tomar, the daughter of agency's constable Rani Tomar, for winning a bronze medal at the Asian Games.

#AsianGames: 60-year-old Pranab, 56-year-old Shibhnath win gold in bridge competition

01 Sep 2018

#AsianGames: 60-year-old Pranab, 56-year-old Shibhnath win gold in bridge competition

India has won the gold medal in the bridge competition at the 18th Asian Games with Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar clinching the top honors in the men's pair event in Jakarta on Saturday.

Asian Games 2018: Indian women's hockey team finish second

31 Aug 2018

Asian Games 2018: Indian women's hockey team finish second

Indian women's hockey team had to settle for a silver medal at the ongoing Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.

#AsianGames2018: India win 3 medals in sailing event

31 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: India win 3 medals in sailing event

India clinched three medals in sailing with Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar clinching silver in the 49er FX Women's event and Harshita Tomar claiming bronze in the Open Laser 4.7 at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta today.

#MeetTheMedalists: Pincky Balhara scripts history at Asian Games

31 Aug 2018

#MeetTheMedalists: Pincky Balhara scripts history at Asian Games

India's 19-year-old athlete, Pincky Balhara, scripted history when she won a silver medal at the Asian Games 2018 in kurash.

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

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.

#AsianGames: Women's squash team stuns defending champion Malaysia, enters final

31 Aug 2018

#AsianGames: Women's squash team stuns defending champion Malaysia, enters final

The Indian women's squash team knocked out defending champion Malaysia to enter the finals of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta today.

#AsianGames2018: Injured boxer Vikas can't fight semis, settles for bronze

31 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Injured boxer Vikas can't fight semis, settles for bronze

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) settled for a bronze medal in the Asian Games after he was declared medically unfit to fight his semifinal bout due to a cut on his left eyelid sustained earlier in the event.

#MeetTheMedalists: All you need to know about Dutee Chand

30 Aug 2018

#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.

5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

30 Aug 2018

5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

The Indian contingent is enjoying an excellent run at the Asian Games 2018.

Seven Indians in Asia Pacific team for IAAF Continental Cup

29 Aug 2018

Seven Indians in Asia Pacific team for IAAF Continental Cup

Seven Indian athletes, including Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das and Muhammed Anas, were named in the Asia Pacific team.

#AsianGames2018: Kamal, Batra win historic bronze in Mixed Doubles TT

29 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Kamal, Batra win historic bronze in Mixed Doubles TT

The Indian Table Tennis contingent's dream run at the Asian Games got better today when the Mixed Doubles pairing of A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra exceeded its own expectations to win a historic bronze.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

29 Aug 2018

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalists Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in the race for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

#AsianGames2018: MP CM announces Rs. 75L reward for silver-medalist Kirar

29 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: MP CM announces Rs. 75L reward for silver-medalist Kirar

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced an award of Rs. 75L for Muskan Kirar, a member of the women's compound archery team that won a silver medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta.

#AsianGames2018: Boxer Amit Panghal enters semi-finals, assured of medal

29 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Boxer Amit Panghal enters semi-finals, assured of medal

Indian boxer Amit Panghal (49kg) advanced to the semi-finals to assure himself of a maiden medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta today.

India wins first-ever Table Tennis medal in Asian Games history

28 Aug 2018

India wins first-ever Table Tennis medal in Asian Games history

Indian Table Tennis men's team won a historic bronze medal after losing 0-3 to South Korea in a lop-sided semifinal at 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

28 Aug 2018

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist, PV Sindhu, had to settle for second place at 2018 Asian Games.

#AsianGames2018: Both men and women's compound archery teams claim silver

28 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Both men and women's compound archery teams claim silver

Both the Indian men's and women's compound archery teams today won silver medals at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.

#AsianGames2018: Sindhu scripts history; gives India first-ever badminton singles silver

28 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Sindhu scripts history; gives India first-ever badminton singles silver

Olympic medalist PV Sindhu yet again finished second-best in a major final but grabbed a historic individual silver medal at the Asian Games after losing the women's singles title clash to "World No. 1" Tai Tzu-Ying in Jakarta.

Asian Games gold medalist Vinesh Phogat gets engaged at airport

28 Aug 2018

Asian Games gold medalist Vinesh Phogat gets engaged at airport

Having won a historic gold medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta, wrestler Vinesh Phogat was on her way home when something special happened.