Asian Games 2018

Asian Games 2018

  • Women Hockey Contents

    Women's hockey national camp in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru, February 15: The Indian women's team will begin a two-week training camp at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru from Friday (February 16). The camp comes in the light of Indian eves' preparation for major events coming up including the Commonwealth Games (CWG) to be held in Australia in April, 5th Asian Champions Trophy in South Korea in May, the World Cup to be...

    • 4 weeks ago
  • Football Rumors

    AIFF slams IOA's myopic vision for not allowing Football Team to participate in Asian Games

    New Delhi, July 1: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has slammed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for the latter's questionable decision to not allow the Indian National Football team for the upcoming Asian Games 2018. As per reports, the IOA on Saturday (June 30) omitted the men and women's football teams from the Asian Games...

    • 4 weeks ago
  • Othersports

    Asian Games venues '95% ready' but potential pitfalls remain

    Jakarta, July 18: Asian Games venues will be ready before Indonesia hosts the showpiece event in a month, organisers say, but the threat of terror attacks and endless traffic jams still looms over the huge tournament. An army of labourers has been toiling around the clock to finish building work, widen roads and plant trees in a breakneck bid to beautify Jakarta, a teeming metropolis...

    • 4 weeks ago
  • Othersports

    Asian Games Torch Relay begins amidst chaos

    New Delhi, July 16: The 2018 Asian Games' torch relay began its 18,000km journey from the National Stadium amidst chaos as many Indian athletes had to take a ride on the media bus after being left standed at the venue. The journey began at the country's capital where the Games' flame was lit for the first time at the inaugural edition in 1951. The flame will now travel to Indonesia,...

    • 4 weeks ago
  • Hockey

    Asian Games 2018: India hockey to begin defence against Hong Kong; women to face Indonesia first

    New Delhi, July 16: India will open its title defence against minnows Hong Kong China on August 22 in the men's hockey competition of the Asian Games to be held in Indonesia. India have been clubbed in Pool A in the men's competition alongside Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka and Hong Kong China, while Pool B consists of Malaysia, Pakistan,...

    • 4 weeks ago
  • Hockey

    Asian Games 2018: Hockey stars to receive allowance under TOP scheme

    New Delhi, July 11: The Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) of the Sports ministry on Wednesday (July 11) approved a monthly allowance of Rs 50,000 for each of the 18 members of the men's hockey team under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). The monthly allowance under TOPS was started by the ministry last year but the hockey team is getting the pocket allowance for the first...

    • a month ago
  • Othersports

    Asian Games 2018: Handball team may participate in Asiad despite IOA not naming squad

    New Delhi, July 10: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) may not have named the men's handball team in the country's contingent for the upcoming Asian Games as yet but the case for its inclusion got stronger after the Continental body said that Indian side is ranked seventh among the participating countries. When the IOA released a list of 524...

    • a month ago
  • Asian Games General News

    Asian Games 2018, squash: Ramit joins Saurav Ghosal; Joshna, Dipika Pallikal to lead women's squad

    Chennai, June 9: Ramit Tandon is the sole new face in the Indian men's squad for the Asian Games scheduled in Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2. The women's team has two fresh faces in Tamil Nadu's Sunayna Kuruvilla and Delhi's Tanvi Khanna. Considering that the Women's World Team Championship follows the...

    • 2 months ago
  • Asian Games General News

    Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wants CCTV cameras inside her room to prevent any doping scandal

    New Delhi, May 28: World champion and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Mirabai Chanu has requested the Union sports ministry to install CCTV cameras in her room at the national camp as she fears that her food could be spiked to implicate her in a doping scandal, the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said on Monday (May 28). Mirabai has been subjected...

    • 3 months ago
  • Asian Games General News

    Asian Games: Dipa Karmakar still not fully fit, needs to get rid of her fears, feels coach Nandi

    New Delhi, May 23: Eyeing Asian Games glory nearly two years after a rare death-defying stunt in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, gymnast Dipa Karmakar will still need to overcome the "fear factor" that plays out in the mind of an athlete following a career-threatening injury, feels her coach Bisweshwar Nandi. A knee injury has kept the...

    • 3 months ago

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