An Indian athlete with six toes on each foot who won gold at the Asian Games is to receive special custom-made shoes after a company boss was touched to hear of the pain she suffered while running in the heptathlon. The 21-year-old Swapna Barman spoke after winning the regional Olympics title on Thursday of how […]
Jalpaiguri town in North Bengal is ecstatic over its resident Swapna Barman, daughter of a van rickshaw puller, becoming the first Indian woman to achieve a top podium finish in the gruelling heptathlon event at the Asian Games. Soon after Swapna scripted history by clinching the gold at the 18th edition of the continental meet […]
PV Sindhu yet again finished second-best in a major final but grabbed a historic individual silver medal at the Asian Games after losing the women’s singles title clash to world number one Tai Tzu Ying. Sindhu lost 13-21, 16-21 to Tai Tzu Ying in the summit clash. No Indian had ever reached the final of […]
Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian javelin thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal as he shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m here on Monday. Chopra’s gold is India’s only second medal in javelin throw in Asian Games history after Gurtej Singh won a bronze in 1982 in New […]
That’s it! That was a meek loss from Saina in the second set. It took Tai Tzu Ying only 17 minutes in the second set to beat Saina. Saina Nehwal settles for bronze after a 17-21, 14-21 loss to world No.1 Tai Tzu in the women’s singles semi-final.
India’s Deepak Kumar claimed silver in men’s 10m Air Rifle event, pipping fancied team mate Ravi Kumar at the 2018 Asian Games on Monday. He produced incredible scores at critical junctures and finished second to China’s Haoran Yang, who successfully defended his title. Deepak’s score in the end was 247.7 while Yang shot a Games […]
Sajan Prakash lives in Neyveli near Puducherry with his mother. His maternal grandfather, uncle and three other family members, who live near the Cheruthony dam in Idukki, have been missing since Thursday. On Sunday, Sajan Prakash became the first Indian swimmer in 32 years to qualify for the 200m butterfly final of the Asian Games. […]