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Bajrang Punia Granted Additional Financial Aid of INR 1.76 Lakhs For Training

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Bajrang Punia will compete in international meets, including UWW Ranking events, the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as well as the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

Esports: From BGMI To Counter-Strike, DOTA to Free Fire, India’s Online Gaming Content Creators On A Roll

Jan 09, 2022 Kumar Gaurav

Esports is fast becoming a career option for youngsters in India. And it is now a medal sport in the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.


Neeraj Chopra's New Year Resolution: Breach 90-Metre Mark; 'Medal Is One Thing, Distance Is Another,' Says Olympic Champion

Neeraj Chopra, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m in his second attempt at the Tokyo Olympics, has been eyeing the coveted 90m for quite some time now. His personal best is 88.07m.

Kidambi Srikanth Needs To Curb Down Errors For Consistency In 2022, Says Pullela Gopichand

Dec 21, 2021 PTI

Kidambi Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to win a silver medal at the BWF World Championships on Sunday when he lost against Loh Kean Yew in the final. Another Indian Lakshya Sen claimed bronze.


Neeraj Chopra, Olympic Champion, To Fly To USA For Off-Season Training Ahead Of Mega 2022

Tokyo Olympics javelin champion Neeraj Chopra was initially supposed to base in Potchefstroom along with the javelin throwers, but the plan was scrapped due to the new COVID-19 strain Omicron in South Africa.

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13 November, 2021

Archery To Have Full 10 Events At 2022 Asian Games

PTI

The 2022 Asian Games is slated in Hangzhou in China from September 10 to 25.


11 November, 2021

Indian Gamers Can Compete In Asian Games 2022, Esports Programme Via Battlegrounds Mobile India

Outlook Web Bureau

The Hangzhou Asian Games 2022 starts September 10 next year. The latest development will help grow the burgeoning Indian gaming industry as gamers will now get mainstream recognition.


17 September, 2021

National Open Athletics: Harmilan Kaur Shatters 19-Year-Old Record In 1500m

PTI

The 20-year-old from Punjab clocked 4:05.39s to surpass the mark set by Sunita Rani (4:06.03s) at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan.


16 September, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Champion Neeraj Chopra Wants To Break Olympic Record In Javelin

PTI

Neeraj, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m at the Tokyo Olympics, was on his maiden trip to Kolkata.


08 September, 2021

PUBG Mobile, Hearthstone, Dota 2 Among Esports Events At 2022 Asian Games - Here's The Full List

Soumitra Bose

Esports will be a medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China


17 August, 2021

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Eyes Asian Games Weightlifting Medal After Tokyo Olympics Silver

PTI

Mirabai Chanu said she is focussed on the Asian Games gold medal, which remains the only accolade missing from her cabinet.


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26 June, 2021

AITA Requests ITF To Consider Ankita Raina's Asian Games Bronze For Olympic Entry

PTI

The request was made after the 2018 Asian Games gold and silver medallists from China gained direct entry to the Tokyo Olympics due to their higher ranks.


28 February, 2021

Trouble Brews For Indian Olympic Association Chief Narendra Batra As IOC Accepts Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic Bid

Outlook Web Bureau

With this announcement, India also lost out in the race to host 2026 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and 2030 Asian Games.


22 December, 2020

ESports Becomes Official Medal Event At 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games

Outlook Web Bureau

OCA's recognition is a major step towards making Esport, which has long harboured Olympic ambitions, a mainstream sport


16 December, 2020

Qatar To Host 2030 Asian Games, Saudi Arabia In 2034

Agencies

The vote took place amid a bitter and long-running political dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar


05 December, 2020

Meet Shams Aalam, A Paraplegic World Record Holder, Athlete And Sports Diplomat

Intifada P Basheer

Shams Aalam’s mission in life is to promote accessibility through sports


30 November, 2020

Triple Jumper Arpinder Singh Questions Sports Ministry's Decision To Drop Him From Tops

PTI

The 27-year-old Arpinder, who won a gold in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, was dropped from the TOPS core group


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23 July, 2020

India Awarded Asian Games Mixed Relay Gold, Winning Gold By Default Less Fun, Says Poovamma

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian quartet of Mohammed Anas, MR Poovamma, Hima Das and Arokia Rajiv had clocked 3:15:71 behind Bahrain (3:11:89). Anu Raghavan had clocked 56.92 to finish fourth in the final race of women's 400m in 2018 Asian Games


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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