HindustanTimes Thu,02 Oct 2014


India wary of poor Asiad hockey final record against Pakistan

Two-time champions India will be wary of their poor 1-7 record in the Asian Games final against holders and record eight-time winners Pakistan, when the two sides face-off in the mother of all clashes in the men's hockey final at the Seonhak Stadium at Incheon on Thursday.

There was no one to lend me $100 to lodge protest, says boxer Sarita Devi

Boxer Mary Kom won a gold in Incheon, but Sarita Devi gave away her bronze medal to her South Korean opponent, saying, 'This is for you and all Korea, because you only deserve a bronze.' Mary Kom wins historic gold | Poll: Do you support Sarita Devi for refusing medal

Asian Games 2014: Tintu runs out of steam, settles for silver

It was once again a case of so near and yet so far for India's Tintu Luka who, despite leading in most of the women's 800 metres final race, was overtaken by Kazakhstan's Margarita Mukasheva in the last stages and had to settle for the Asian Games silver at Incheon on Wednesday.

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.

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.

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.

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 2014: wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt bags gold, takes India to top-10

Star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt notched up India's fourth gold medal, while Khushbir Kaur became the first woman from the country to win a medal in 20km Race Walking by clinching a silver as India shot up to ninth in overall standings.

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: 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.

Asiad Squash: Men's team gets historic gold, women grab silver

The Indian squash players wrapped up a historic performance in the Asian Games, clinching an unprecedented men's team gold after the women's side settled for its first ever silver at Incheon on Saturday.

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 2014: India defy odds to shock world archery powerhouse Korea

India earned their second gold medal in the 17th Asian Games after the men's compound archery team bagged the yellow metal by getting the better of South Korea on Saturday at Incheon.

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.

Qatar women's basketball team quits over Asian Games hijab ban

The dispute over the Qatari players' refusal to remove their hijabs - regarded by some as a rule that discriminates against Muslim women - has created a stir at the games and raised new questions about rules banning head coverings.

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