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India face Pakistan in Asian Games men's hockey final

Two-time champions India will be facing arch-rivals and defending champions Pakistan in the mouthwatering title-clash of the Asian Games men's hockey final slated for Thursday.

Vikas Gowda wins Asian Games discus throw silver

Vikas Gowda won India's ninth medal from athletics at the 17th Asian Games, claiming silver in the men's discus throw final at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Tuesday.

Asiad: Dodgy judging knocks out Sarita, Devendro

Two Indian gold contenders - L Sarita Devi and L Devendro Singh - were delivered the knockout blow by judges in the boxing arena on Tuesday that saw dubious scoring in favour of home boxers.

Former world record holder Schipper hangs up goggles

The 27-year-old, who held the 200 metres butterfly world record for two years from 2006-08 and again in 2009 before being eclipsed by current holder Liu Zige of China, became a mother after the London Olympics.

Asian Games: India make a splash in archery's home

Rajat Chauhan, Sandeep Kumar and Abhishek Verma stood firm to defeat the mighty South Korea in the non-Olympic compound archery men's team final, giving India a gold in Incheon.

Asian Games: India to re-appeal in women's 3000m steeplechase

India will be going for a re-appeal after its protest against Bahrain's Ruth Jebet, who had won the women's 3000 metre steeplechase, was turned down as the track and field competition at the 17th Asian Games got off to a controversial start at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Saturday.

Asian Games: Archers, squash players bag historic gold on Day 8

The men's archery and squash teams secured historic gold medals as India enjoyed their most productive day in the Asian Games so far with an impressive collection of 11 medals on the eighth day of competitions in Incheon on Saturday.

Asian Games: Sandeep Sejwal wins rare medal for India in pool

Sandeep Sejwal won a rare swimming medal for India at the Asian Games on Friday, with his coach insisting that better facilities at home would have fetched him the gold.

Asian Games: Wayward Indian shooters forced to settle for silver

In a precision sport like shooting, gold medals becoming silver and silver turning to baser metal is quite common. Problem is it is happening with India more often than any other country.

Asian Games: Wang Yihan wears out Saina Nehwal again

The Indian shuttle express seems to have hit a wall. Saina Nehwal may have left the Gopi Chand academy to train with Vimal Kumar, but that didn't show in an improved game as she lost to Chinese former world champion Wang Yihan 18-21, 21-9, 21-7 in the quarter-finals in Incheon on Friday.

Asian Games: Shooters clinch silver, Sandeep Sejwal bags swimming bronze on Day 7

The men's pistol team clinched a silver medal, while Sandeep Sejwal scooped a rare bronze in swimming on the seventh day of competitions in the Asian Games in Incheon on Friday.

Rusty Pakistan still too good for India

The talk in the press enclosure at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium on Thursday revolved around the new 60-minute format and how India would have the upperhand against Pakistan.

Asian Games: Dushyant gets bronze, shooters draw a blank on Day 5

Rower Dushyant Chauhan was the lone bright spot after the shooters drew a blank as India managed just one bronze medal to slip to the 14th position in overall standings on the fifth day of competitions in the Asian Games in Incheon.

Asian Games: Qatar forfeit basketball game after hijab row

Qatar on Wednesday withdrew their women's basketball team from the Asian Games just before their first match over a rule banning Muslim headscarves.

Struggling India chase elusive gold in Asian Games

India's Asian Games campaign started with a bang, shooter Jitu Rai striking gold on the first day. And it fizzled out in no time.
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