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India

Amlan Chakraborty

Cricket: Pakistan show rare consistency to scale T20 summit

12 Nov 2018

Pakistan have long been regarded as one of cricket's most unpredictable sides, but now their long-suffering army of fans can finally enjoy the benefits of a new level of dependability, at least in the shortest format of the sport.

India captain Kohli draws flak for 'leave India' remark

08 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was in the eye of a storm on social media on Thursday after he suggested a local cricket fan relocate to another country for preferring to watch English or Australian batsmen.

Cricket: India captain Kohli draws flak for 'leave India' remark

08 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was in the eye of a storm on social media on Thursday after he suggested a local cricket fan relocate to another country for preferring to watch English or Australian batsmen.

Asian Games: China stays well ahead of the pack, Japan gets Tokyo boost

03 Sep 2018

JAKARTA China quietly continued their domination of the region's sporting arena, while 2020 Summer Olympics host Japan were buoyed by plenty of encouraging performances at the 18th Asian Games which ended in Indonesia on Sunday.

Asian Games: Never-say-die Japan pip Malaysia to Asiad hockey gold

01 Sep 2018

JAKARTA Japan staged a spectacular regulation time comeback to draw 6-6 before edging out Malaysia 3-1 in a penalty shootout and claim the men's hockey gold at the Asian Games on Saturday.

Asian Games: The alchemist behind India's heptathlon gold

01 Sep 2018

JAKARTA As she climbed down the steps at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Swapna Barman, India's newly-minted Asian Games heptathlon champion, handed over her gold medal to a bearded man and bent down to touch his feet.

Asian Games: Swapna Barman hopes focus shifts from feet to feat

31 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Swapna Barman's claim to fame before landing in Jakarta was as the athlete with 12 toes but the 21-year-old will return home having forged a new identity after winning India's first Asian Games gold in the heptathlon.

Asian Games: Olympic a distant dream despite Asiad boost - esports chief

29 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Esports' Olympic inclusion remains a distant dream despite its successful Asian Games debut as a demonstration sport in Jakarta, the game's continental chief said on Wednesday.

Asian Games: Korean archer refuses to celebrate after beating compatriot

28 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min is not the only South Korean chasing an Asian Games gold to avoid military service and the issue influenced celebration in Tuesday's archery final in the men's individual recurve event.

Asian Games: Twins make it a double sister act in Jakarta synchro final

28 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Two sets of twins stood on the podium with Asian Games medals around their necks after the final of women's duet in synchronised swimming on Tuesday.

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