Atal Bihari Vajpayee Dies, Indian Sports Fraternity Saddened By

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Dies, Indian Sports Fraternity Saddened By 'The Great Loss'

A spectrum of sportspersons paid tributes to India's former Prime Minister.

Asian Games 2018: Atanu Das, Abhishek Verma In Focus As India Men
Samrat Chakraborty

Asian Games 2018: Atanu Das, Abhishek Verma In Focus As India Men's Archery Team Aims For Podium Finish

Atanu Das is the lone non-Army archer in the four-member squad.

Hima Das Looks To Sprint Towards Success At Asian Games 2018
Joy Tirkey

Hima Das Looks To Sprint Towards Success At Asian Games 2018

Hima Das became the first Indian to win a gold medal in a world-level track event.

Asian Games 2018: Dipa Karmakar, Vault Of Death Queen, Eyes Maiden Asiad Medal
Samrat Chakraborty

Asian Games 2018: Dipa Karmakar, Vault Of Death Queen, Eyes Maiden Asiad Medal

Dipa Karmakar is the poster girl of Indian gymnastics and a medal hope for the Asian Games 2018.

This Cost Me The Bronze At 1984 Olympics, Claims PT Usha
Press Trust of India

This Cost Me The Bronze At 1984 Olympics, Claims PT Usha

PT Usha had missed out on the bronze medal at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics by one-hundredth of a second.

Indonesia
Agence France-Presse

Indonesia's Richest Man Going For Gold At Asian Games

Michael Bambang Hartono is set to represent host Indonesia on its bridge team at the world's second-biggest multi-sport event.

Para-Athlete Chandeep Singh From Jammu And Kashmir Is An Inspiration For All
Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal

Para-Athlete Chandeep Singh From Jammu And Kashmir Is An Inspiration For All

Chandeep Singh, before winning gold in South Korea, has won gold medals in Asian Taekwondo Championship and International Taekwondo Championship.

Famous Five: Sporting Superstars Who Can Light Up The Asian Games
Agence France-Presse

Famous Five: Sporting Superstars Who Can Light Up The Asian Games

The Asian Games, the world's second largest multi-sports event, begin this week.

Asian Games 2018: Shot Putter Tejinder Toor Confident Of Podium Finish At Asiad
Indo-Asian News Service

Asian Games 2018: Shot Putter Tejinder Toor Confident Of Podium Finish At Asiad

He may be a relative newcomer at the international level, but emerging Indian shot put star Tejinder Pal Singh Toor is exuding loads of confidence as he heads into his maiden Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: Ministry Clears 804-Member Contingent, Will Pay For 755
Press Trust of India

Asian Games 2018: Ministry Clears 804-Member Contingent, Will Pay For 755

The 2018 Asian Games will be held from 18 August to 2 September 2018 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

Rajyavardhan Rathore Asks Athletes And Officials To Behave Responsibly During Asian Games
Press Trust of India

Rajyavardhan Rathore Asks Athletes And Officials To Behave Responsibly During Asian Games

The Sports minister also thanked the IOA for giving visibility to the Sports Ministry and the Sports Authority of India in the send-off ceremony.

Former Tour De France Winner Jan Ullrich Held Over Prostitute Assault
Agence France-Presse

Former Tour De France Winner Jan Ullrich Held Over Prostitute Assault

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday for allegedly assaulting a prostitute in Frankfurt, police said, just a week after the German national was briefly detained in Spain.

Asian Games 2018: Rowers Dattu Bhokanal, Sawarn Singh Confident Of Winning Gold

Asian Games 2018: Rowers Dattu Bhokanal, Sawarn Singh Confident Of Winning Gold

The rowers, Dattu Bhokanal and Sawarn Singh, were expecting better timings at the Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra Named India

Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra Named India's Flag-Bearer For Opening Ceremony

Neeraj Chopra is the javelin world record holder in the Under-20 category and is also the Commonwealth Games gold medal winner.

Rugby World Cup Arrives In Mumbai Ahead Of Tournament Next Year
Saurabh Gupta

Rugby World Cup Arrives In Mumbai Ahead Of Tournament Next Year

The Rugby world cup 2019 trophy, the Webb Ellis Cup was unveiled at one of India's oldest rugby clubs - Bombay Gymkhana.

Indian Squash Team Will Aim For Gold At Asian Games, Says Mahesh Mangoankar
Press Trust of India

Indian Squash Team Will Aim For Gold At Asian Games, Says Mahesh Mangoankar

Mangoankar, along with Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu and Kush Kumar, had won the gold at the 17th Asian Games.

Naveen Dagar, Indian Steeplechase Runner, Fails Dope Test Ahead Of Asian Games 2018
Agence France-Presse

Naveen Dagar, Indian Steeplechase Runner, Fails Dope Test Ahead Of Asian Games 2018

Naveen Dagar, who won a bronze at the 2014 Asiad, tested positive for banned meldonium.

Watch: Hima Das Starts Training At Czech Republic For Asian Games
Samrat Chakraborty

Watch: Hima Das Starts Training At Czech Republic For Asian Games

Hima Das made history recently by winning India's first gold medal in an IAAF world-level event.

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