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Asian Games: Shooting star Abhinav Bindra signs off with double bronze

Indian shooting ace Abhinav Bindra signed off from his final Asian Games on Tuesday with two bronze medals and an eye on one last Olympic hurrah in Rio de Janeiro.

Asian Games: Indians bag two bronze in Wushu

Wushu players delivered two bronze through Yumnam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal after they lost their respective semi-final contests to cap off India's campaign on an impressive note on the fourth day of the competitions at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Tuesday.

Asian Games: Saurav Ghosal takes historic silver, Abhinav Bindra bags two bronze

Shooter Abhinav Bindra clinched individual and team bronze medals in his last Asian Games while squash player Saurav Ghosal won a historic silver for India on the fourth day of competitions in Incheon on Tuesday.

Ministry defends 'sports minister' going to Incheon

Ajit Sharan, as secretary of sports, will travel to Incheon accredited as sports minister heading a government delegation, the ministry admitted on Tuesday.

Disappointed to miss Asian Games gold: Saurav Ghosal

Saurav Ghosal created history by bringing home India's first silver medal from the Asian Games squash but was still disappointed on missing out on the gold after losing the men's singles final 2-3 to Kuwait's Abdullah Al Muzayen in Incheon, South Korea on Tuesday.

Asian Games: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar finishes 10th, Ashish Kumar 12th

India's Dipa Karmakar finished 10th while her compatriot Ashish Kumar was 12th in the individual all-round final of artistic gymnastics in the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Tuesday.

Saurav Ghosal storms into Asiad squash final, assured of silver

Saurav Ghosal's speed and skill on the squash court is matched only by his penchant to talk non-stop. One just has to engage him in a conversation and the 28-year-old Kolkata player goes into overdrive, explaining the nuances of the game and how he played, and how his opponent was annihilated.

Abhinav Bindra to give up full-time shooting after Asian Games

India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra plans to leave full-time shooting after competing in his favourite 10m air rifle event in the Asian Games on Tuesday.

Asian Games: India assured of at least two bronze in Wushu

India, on Monday, were assured of at least two bronze medals in Wushu with Thoudam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal storming into the semi-finals in their respective events on the third day of competitions at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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.

Asian Games: Lunches dumped to avoid food-poisoning scare

Asian Games organizers discarded 76 packaged lunches prepared for athletes after inspectors found salmonella in meat samples on the weekend.

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.

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: 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.
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