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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
news about Palembang
Sep 24, 2018 22:12
Vinesh Phogat, who was a medal favourite, suffered an elbow injury on Friday during practice and was ruled out. The WFI had entered Ritu Phogat’s name in the 53kg after original choice Pinki refused to appear in a re-trial. read more
Sep 07, 2018 08:58
Previous viewership of Asian Games were significantly lower at 40.9 million and 32.6 million in 2014 and 2010, respectively. However, these numbers, measured by TV ratings agency TAM, were for a different universe and hence no direct comparison can be... read more
Sep 05, 2018 17:59
Divij Sharan, who won the men’s doubles gold with Rohan Bopanna in Palembang, has suffered a tear in his shoulder and Yuki Bhambri’s knee injury flared up at the US Open, where he lost in the first round to Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert. read more
Sep 02, 2018 19:54
Asian Games 2018 closed at a glittering ceremony in Jakarta on Sunday, bringing down the curtain on a two-week tournament featuring 40 sports. read more
Sep 01, 2018 19:33
The last time India won 15 gold medals at the Asian Games was in the inaugural edition in 1951 when the event was held in New Delhi. Back then, India had finished second in the medals table behind Japan with 51 medals. read more
Aug 26, 2018 09:31
Prajnesh Gunneswaran settled for a bronze after losing 2-6, 2-6 to Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin in a semifinal that was much more competitive than what the score-line might suggest at the Asian Games 2018. read more
Aug 25, 2018 08:51
Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan notched up their maiden men’s doubles gold medal at the Asian Games tennis competition, dominating the final clash at Asian Games 2018 read more
Aug 24, 2018 12:33
Heena Sidhu settled for a bronze medal in the women’s 10m pistol final of the Asian Games 2018 in Palembang on Friday. read more
Aug 23, 2018 22:03
The Asian Games 2018 contingent has four Indian coaches --- Jaspal Rana, Ronak Pandit, Suma Shirur and Mansher. Four foreign coaches --- Marcelo Dradi, Mikhailov Oleg, Falco Ennio and Smirnov Pavel --- too have travelled. read more
Aug 23, 2018 20:58
Double trap will not feature in Tokyo 2020 Olympics and so the 15-year-old shooter will have to change his event. read more
Aug 21, 2018 19:32
Saurabh Chaudhary on Tuesday won a gold medal in the Asian Games 2018, winning the 10m air pistol finals in Palembang, Indonesia. read more
Aug 21, 2018 08:12
An alcohol-free zone is not a surprise considering Indonesia banned liquor sale from department stores in 2015, barring in the tourist-heavy Bali province and the Asian Games 2018 is no exception. read more
Aug 18, 2018 09:01
Among the competing countries, India has one of the biggest contingents and they should not look beyond the dedication and devotion of the host country to draw inspiration to try and take their performance to the next level. read more
Aug 17, 2018 16:53
The Asian Games 2018 will be the 18th edition of the continental sporting extravaganza which started back in 1951. read more
Aug 17, 2018 15:01
Ali said he tried his best to convince Paes to change his mind but the 18-time Grand Slam champion eventually decided against coming to Palembang after expressing his disappointment over selectors not picking a doubles specialist to play with him. read more