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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.

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.

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: 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.

Asian Games 2014: Great start by Indian shooters despite IOA goof-ups

Even though India's campaign got off to a great start in the 2014 Asian Games, there was a possibility that some of the Indian shooters may not even have made it to Incheon, South Korea for the first day of the event.

Shooter Jitu Rai does Army Marksmanship Unit proud

Adding another feather in the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) cap, Mhow's ace shooter Jitu Rai clinched 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.

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 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.

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.
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