Birendra Lakra (File Photo/ Twiiter@SAIMedia)

Asian Games: Odisha govt announces Rs 50 lakh each for Birendra, Amit

Bhubaneswar :  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a cash award of Rs 50 lakh each for the two Odia players Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas for winning bronze medal at 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. Both were part of the Indian men’s hockey team that won bronze medal by thrashing Pakistan. The […]

India wins silver in mixed 4X400m relay

Jakarta :  India’s 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 […]

File Photo: Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal

Asiad 2018: Saina enters women’s badminton quarters

Jakarta : Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarter-finals of the women’s singles competition in the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday. The 28-year-old registered a straight sets victory over Indonesia’s Fitriani Fitriani in the pre-quarters. Saina won the first game 21-6 before Fitriani dominated the early parts of the second game. However, […]