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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.

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: India slapped with $10,000 fine for late pullout of teams

In a major embarrassment for India, the Olympic Council of Asia has fined the Indian Olympic Association $10,000 (about Rs. 6.08 lakh) for withdrawing two teams at the eleventh hour, after having confirmed their entry in the 17th Asian Games at 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 : Talk of fatigue gathers momentum amongst Indian shooters, time for NRAI to act

Air pistol shooter Heena Sidhu looked as if she had no energy left to even lift her backpack, rifle marksman Joydeep Karmakar did not hide behind the complexity of words when he said he was 'terribly jetlagged' and Shweta Chaudhary kept talking endlessly about the problem in her neck and back due to the hours spent in rigorous training on the range.

A similar performance in Germany would have fetched me more points: Shruti Vora

Equestrian exponent Shruti Vora was left shaking her head in disbelief as the judges at the Dream Park Equestrian Venue announced the scores of her dressage routine on Saturday evening.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'Locksmith' Yogeshwar Dutt hones bag of tricks for Asiad gold

Touching feet is the traditional Indian way of showing respect to someone but, as his numerous opponents would vouch, if it's on the wrestling mat and the outstretched arms belong to Yogeshwar Dutt, it normally means danger.

Psy's 'Gangnam style' kick-starts Asian Games in Incheon

Pop sensation Psy brought the housedown 'Gangnam Style' as Incheon laid out the red carpet for over 13,000 competitors from 45 countries with an exhilarating opening ceremony to launch the 17th Asian Games at the main stadium at Incheon on Friday.
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