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Three in athletics, one in TT add to India’s medal kitty


Jakarta, Aug 28: Four-lap runner Manjit Singh turned out to be Indias sole gold medallist on Tuesday, a day on which it lost two compound archery team finals and P.V. Sindhu gold-medal match, while mens table tennis team settled for a maiden bronze and India reached 50 medals at the 18th Asian Games here...

After Asiad fiasco, Leander axed from Davis Cup squad


New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Days after backing out of the ongoing Asian Games squad at the last moment, veteran Leander Paes was on Tuesday dropped from the Indian Davis Cup squad for the World Group away tie against Serbia scheduled from September 14 to 16, at the Kraljevo Sports Venue in Serbia. The recently-crowned...

Asiad 2018: Indians shine in athletics on Day 10


Jakarta, Aug 28: Manjit Singh ended Indias 36-year drought in mens 800 metre competition of the Asian Games, by clinching the gold, while compatriot Jinson Johnson took the silver even as the other Indian track and field athletes continued to raise the bar on Day 10 of the continental extravaganza here on Tuesday. Surprising everyone,...

India takes maiden Asiad medal in table tennis


Jakarta, Aug 28: The Indian mens table tennis team had to be content with a first-ever bronze medal following a 0-3 loss to South Korea in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. G. Sathiyan, Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj went down fighting in their respective matches. The South Koreans took the...

Sixth Pinkathon Delhi to be run on Sep 23


New Delhi, Aug 28: The sixth edition of Pinkathon Delhi, Indias biggest womens run will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on September 23, the organisers announced on Tuesday. The online registrations for the multi-category run were also announced open for all the four running categories - 3km, 5km, 10km run and for the...

Real Madrid set to re-sign Mariano, blocking move to Sevilla


Seville, Aug 28: Sevilla FC president Jose Castro revealed on Tuesday that Real Madrid are set to buy back Olympique Lyonnais forward Mariano Diaz, blocking his move to Sevilla. Although Sevilla had agreed to sign Mariano from Lyon, the Dominican-Spanish forwards contract stipulates that Real Madrid has the right to bring him back, after selling...

India wins silver in mixed 4X400m relay


Jakarta, Aug 28: Indias team of Muhammed Anas, Rajiv Arokia, Hima Das and M.R. Poovamma claimed a silver medal in the mixed 4X400 metres relay which debuted at the 18th Asian Games here on Monday. The Indian team clocked 3:15.71 minutes to finish second behind Bahrain, which grabbed the gold medal in 3:11.89 minutes. Kazakhstan took...

Asiad 2018: India thrash Sri Lanka 20-0 to enter men’s hockey semis


Jakarta, Aug 28: The Indian mens hockey team secured a semi-final berth after registering an emphatic 20-0 victory over Sri Lanka in their fifth and final Pool A game at the 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday. Indias striker Akashdeep Singh scored six goals, while Rupinder Pal Singh, Harmanpreet Singh and Mandeep Singh struck thrice...

Asiad 2018: India’s compound archery teams take silver medals


Jakarta, Aug 28: Indias mens and womens compound archery teams lost to teams from South Korea in the finals at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. While the Indian womens team of Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Vennam lost 228-231, the mens team, comprising Rajat Chauhan, Aman Saini and Abhishek Verma, lost in...