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Indian medallists at Incheon Asian Games

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) — The following are Indian medallists at the end of Day 12 of competitions at the 17th Asian... (more...)

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India clinch women’s hockey bronze at Asiad

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) — The Indian women’s hockey team put on a spectacular performance to defeat Japan 2-1 and... (more...)

India to play hockey Test series in Australia

Melbourne, Oct 1 (IANS) — World Champions Australia will host India for a four-match hockey Test series in Perth in... (more...)

Indian women’s hockey team win bronze

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) — The Indian women’s hockey team defeated Japan 2-1 in the 3rd-4th position play-off to... (more...)

Asian Games: Gowda bags silver, Sarita forced to settle for bronze (Roundup)

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) — Discus thrower Vikas Gowda won the silver but his compatriot and boxer Sarita Devi was robbed... (more...)

Indian women’s hockey team eye Asiad bronze

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) — After their hard-fought semi-final loss to South Korea, the Indian women’s hockey team... (more...)

Indian hockey team in Asiad final

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) — The Indian men’s hockey team entered the final beating South Korea 1-0 in the semi-final... (more...)

Asian Games: Seema, Sania-Saketh win gold medals for India (Intro Roundup)

Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) — Discus thrower Seema Punia and the mixed doubles tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni... (more...)

Asian Games: Seema, Sania-Saketh win gold medals for India (Roundup)

Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) — Discus thrower Seema Punia and the mixed doubles tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni... (more...)

Asian Games: Indian eves go down 1-3 in hockey semi-final

Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) — The Indian women’s hockey team failed to enter the 17th Asian Games final, going down... (more...)

Madison Square Garden a premier venue for sports and entertainment

New York, Sep 28 (IANS) — Madison Square Garden in the heart of Manhattan, where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi... (more...)

Madison Square Garden a premier venue for sports, entertainment

By Arul Louis New York, Sep 28 (IANS) — Madison Square Garden in the heart of Manhattan is the city’s premier... (more...)

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