World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 28, 2015
Al-Qaeda's North African arm said Friday that it had killed two men last month for spying for France in Mali.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 27, 2015
A panda who rose to fame as the mascot of the 11th Asian Games held in 1990, will celebrate her 35th birthday - the equivalent of over 100 human years - on Saturday in Fuzhou, capital of China's Fujian province.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Pakistan had raised security concerns for its athletes for the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati in February after threats from the Shiv Sena.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 16, 2015
Asian Games medallist Y Sanathoi Devi, Surya Bhanu Pratap and Uchit Sharma are assured of at least bronze medals in their respective weight categories at the World Wushu Championship. They are all in the semi-finals
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 7, 2015
Asian Games champions India leapfrogged Belgium (three places down to seventh) and New Zealand (now eighth from seventh)
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 25, 2015
Abhishek Verma, Asian Games silver medallist, went down to Turkey's Demir Elmaagcli in the summit clash.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 21, 2015
The US Air Force lost control of two Predator drones in separate incidents recently in Turkey and Iraq, a US military official said today.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 20, 2015
The South Asian Games is likely to see participation of 4000 athletes from eight countries.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday October 6, 2015
India had beaten New Zealand A 3-1 and 2-1 in the two practice games in Auckland but that did not help the Asian team as the Sardar Singh-led side tamely went down to the hosts.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 2, 2015
Manpreet Singh, who won a silver medal in the 91 kg category at the 2010 Asian Games, has asked for a B sample test. He has pulled out of the World Military Games in South Korea.
SupritaDas | Thursday October 1, 2015
As her one year ban comes to an end, boxer Sarita Devi says the last 12 months have been a blessing in disguise for her. Sarita was banned for a year by boxing's world body for returning her medal at the Asian Games podium last year.
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
The Asian Air Gun championship is being viewed as the best preparation for Indian shooters ahead of the Rio Olympics.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday October 2, 2015
An Indian-origin man in Singapore, rated by prosecutors as a "criminal match-fixer extraordinaire" has been sentenced to four years in jail by a court here for conspiring to fix a football match during the Southeast Asian Games held in March this year.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday September 21, 2015
Rajendran R. Kurusamy, 55, pleaded guilty to charges of bribing the manager and players of East Timor's under-23 football team to lose a preliminary match of the South-East Asian Games against Malaysia scheduled for May 30 in Singapore.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 16, 2015
Chinese city Hangzhou was the lone candidate to bid for hosting the 2022 Asian Games. The decision comes shortly after Beijing won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
NDTVSports | Monday September 14, 2015
With the Rio Olympic Games less than a year away, China have decided not to field a team -- even its second string - in the 8th Asian Airgun Shooting Championship in New Delhi, dealing a huge blow to the event.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Manpreet, a silver-winner from the 2010 Asian Games, defeated Nuvan Sugeewa Sampath of Sri Lanka 3-0 and the margin remained the same when Satish clinched the issue against North Korean Jin Hyok. But Manish Kaushik (60kg) bowed out after losing in the pre-quarterfinals.
India News | Press Trsut of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
To provide better amenities to passengers, Railways today unveiled a new AC 3-tier coach in New Delhi with state-of-the-art facilities including CCTV cameras, bio-toilets and improved safety features.
NDTVSports | Saturday August 15, 2015
Chain Singh, an Army marksman, is a former Asian Games Bronze medalist and also the national record holder for this particular event along with the 50m Rifle Prone discipline.
Wednesday August 12, 2015
Scoring six points out of a possible seven, Tania Sachdev won five and drew two games to tie the top spot with Tan Zhongyi of China but the Indian had to settle for the silver medal due to inferior tiebreak score.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
MR Poovamma, one of the 17 athletes recommended for Arjuna Awards, had won a bronze in women's 400m at the Incheon Asian Games last year and was also a part of gold-winning 4x400m relay team.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Dipa Karmakar, who won bronze in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, finished with 14.725 points.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
The 2014 Asian Games team gold medalist thrashed Camilo Cardona of Colombia 143-138 in a one-sided contest to set up a clash against local challenger Stephen Hansen in the final which will be held Saturday.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 8, 2015
Mandeep Jhangra went to Australia as part of the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme accompanied by his mentor Akhil Kumar, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist.