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Asian Games: Indian women win bronze in 25m pistol event, but cyclists disappoint

Shooters continued to deliver medals for India at the 17th Asian Games with the trio of Heena Siddhu, Rahi Sarnobat and Anisa Sayyed cliching a bronze in the women's 25m pistol event.

Asian Games: Historic squash show by India, shooters add another bronze

Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal scripted history on the squash court, while shooters also continued to deliver medals as India bagged two more bronze to boost their tally to six on the third day of the Asian Games in Incheon.

Lewis Hamilton wins Singapore GP, takes F1 title lead

Lewis Hamilton took the lead in the Formula One drivers' championship by winning the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, leapfrogging his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg who had to retire early with a mechanical failure.

Asian Games 2014: Indian judokas disappoint

It was a disappointing day for the Indian judokas as Sushila Devi, Kalpana Devi and Navjot Channa failed to add to the country's medal tally in the 17th Asian Games on the opening day of competitions at the Dowon Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea on Saturday.

Asian Games: Shooters and shuttlers win a bronze each on Day 2

Indian shooters were on target for the second successive day as they delivered a bronze in the men's 10m air pistol team event, while shuttlers bagged another medal of the same hue in the women's team competition at the Asian Games in Incheon.

Asian Games flame goes out temporarily in Incheon

The Asian Games' symbolic flame went out before the first day of competition had even ended, red-faced organisers admitted on Sunday.

Shweta Chaudhary wins bronze in 10m Air Pistol, first medal for India

Shooter Shweta Chaudhry gave India their first medal on the opening day action of the 17th Asian Games after the Faridabad girl clinched bronze in the Women 10m Air Pistol Finals, in Incheon on Saturday.

Asian Games: Jitu Rai shines in 50m air pistol event, gives India first gold

Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai clinched a historic gold in the 50m air pistol event on the opening day of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range in Incheon, South Korea on Saturday.

India assured of maiden women's singles medal in Asian Games squash

India is assured of its first ever women's singles medal in the Asian Games after top players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa won their respective openers in Incheon, South Korea on Saturday and set up an exciting contest in the quarter-finals.

India bag 1 gold, 1 bronze on 1st day of Asian Games

World No. 5 Jitu Rai emerged victorious in the men's 50 metre pistol event to give India its first gold medal from the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range in Incheon, South Korea.

Abhinav Bindra in visa chase ahead of Asian Games

Abhinav Bindra shot his way to Olympic success, but he was not able to cut Indian red tape so that he could be ready for the Asian Games.

Condoms hottest item at Asian Games

Athletes are snapping up thousands of free condoms being given out at the Asian Games. The condoms are in yellow, opaque wrappers with the games emblem emblazoned on them and some athletes may believe they are badges or other mementos.

Sardar Singh to be India's flag bearer at Asiad opening

Ending the suspense over who would be the Indian contingent's flag bearer at Friday's 17th Asian Games opening ceremony in Incheon, men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh was on Thursday bestowed with the honour.

Asian Games to open 'Gangnam Style'

'Gangnam Style' singer Psy will headline the Incheon Asian Games opening ceremony on Friday as one of the world's biggest sports events kicks off in a blaze of music and colour.

Asian Games: India aiming to make mark with big medal haul

Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes would now look to assert themselves against the sporting might of continental powerhouses such as China and Japan in the 17th Asian Games commencing in Incheon on Friday.
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