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Odisha announces Cash Prize for Hockey players

Odisha government today announced cash prize of Rs 2.5 lakh for Birendra Lakra and Rs 75,000 each for four women hockey players for their excellent showing in the recently concluded Asian Games at Incheon. Odisha Sports Minister Sudam…

India finish 8th at Incheon 2014

Barring some saving graces, there wasn't much for the Indian contingent to cheer at the Asian Games in Incheon. Four years ago in Guangzhou, India had finished a creditable sixth with 14 gold, 17 silver and 34 bronze (65 overall) medals.…

Indian Men win Kabaddi Gold 7th Time in a Row

The Indian Men's Team created history, as they won the Gold Medal in Kabaddi for a record seventh time in a row. India defeated Iran in a thriller in the final at the Incheon Asian Games. In the semifinals, India had defeated South Korea,…

Indian Women win Kabaddi Gold at Incheon

Defending champions India continued to dominate Women's Kabaddi, as they won Gold medal today at the Incheon Asian Games to take India's Gold tally to 10. The Indian Women did well to overcome the spirited Iranian challenge. The Women's…

Sarita Devi relents, accepts Bronze Medal

L. Sarita Devi, who had refused to accept the Asian Games Bronze medal at the podium in protest against the biased decision against her in the semifinals, finally relented and reversed her decision. She has accepted the medal after a…

Indian Men’s Hockey Team win Gold at Incheon

Team India created history, as they defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 4-2 in the penalty shootout to win Gold medal in Men's Hockey. The last time India won a gold medal in Men's Hockey was at the 1998 Bangkok Asian Games. The Women's 4x400m…

Sports News @ 11 AM – October 2

1. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has taken up the matter of Sarita Devi and told the Indian Chef de Mission that Sarita Devi's refusal of the Bronze Medal at the podium, was 'regretful'. 2. Indian Men's Team beat Korea in the…
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