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Incheon Asian Games declared open
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The 2014 Asian Games officially opened at the western South Korean port city of Incheon on Friday evening, attracting more than 14,000 athletes and officials from 45 countries and regions across the continent.South Korean President Park Geun-hye declared the Games open in front of International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium, reports Xinhua.The 17th...
Asian football getting stronger: Zico   
Football legend and globetrotting coach Zico believes that the imprint of the 'beautiful game' is getting deeper roots in Asia as he embarks on his first assignment in India.The former Brazilian attacking midfielder has signed up for his first Indian engagement as the coach of Indian Super League (ISL) team FC Goa, after a string of assignments in-charge of Asian teams in Uzbekistan,...
Rai, Bindra head India's challenge   
They were mostly off the mark in the recent World Championships but Indian shooters will nonetheless be expected to deliver a bagful of medals when the event kickstarts in the Asian Games.Shooters from 34 countries are in fray at the Ongnyeon International Range till September 30, competing for a total of 44 medals in the individual and team competitions. In fact, the opening gold medal of the...
Oly chief warns over sexual harassment   
Asia's Olympics chief pleaded for good behaviour at the Asian Games after an official was kicked out for sexual harassment and a footballer was accused of groping.Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah said the 13,000 athletes and officials at the two week Games had to act with "goodwill and (appropriate) behaviour".The OCA on Wednesday expelled an...
China's Li Na announces retirement   
China's first and only Grand Slam winner Li Na formally announced her retirement from tennis. Li, 32, made the announcement on her microblog, the Chinese equivalent to Twitter, a day after rumours about her leaving had already spread all over internet and social media, reports Xinhua.Li called 2014 "one of the most important years" in her life, as well as a "difficult...
Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m pistol   20 September, 2014
Sports diplomacy between North, S. Korea unlikely   20 September, 2014
Bailey credits bowlers for victory   19 September, 2014
Shweta shoots first medal for India, wins bronze   20 September, 2014
Going for glory   18 September, 2014
Johny, Renjith cleared for Asiad   18 September, 2014
Sardar Singh to be the flag bearer   18 September, 2014
Li Na set to retire, says Chinese media   18 September, 2014
ISL: Mumbai ropes in Ljungberg   18 September, 2014
KKR stuns CSK in CLT20 opener   18 September, 2014
'Federations have a hand-to-mouth existence'   18 September, 2014
S. Korea thrashes Indian women 10-0   18 September, 2014
Police intensifies probe against gymnast, coach   18 September, 2014
Dutt aiming to end wait for Asiad gold   17 September, 2014
FIBA allows religious head coverings   17 September, 2014
Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award   17 September, 2014
Sreejesh key pillar of our fort: Sunil   17 September, 2014
CAS to settle disputes during Asiad   17 September, 2014
OCA throws Iran official out of Asiad   17 September, 2014
Sania India's mainstay in Asiad   16 September, 2014
Boxers cleared to fight under tricolour   16 September, 2014
Evolution of a revolution?   13 September, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
New format will be an advantage: Sreejesh   16 September, 2014
Teams warned against coded messages   16 September, 2014
'White Pele' Zico lands in Goa   16 September, 2014
Anelka signs up for Mumbai City FC   15 September, 2014
India thrashed 0-5 by UAE in Asiad football   16 September, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Serbia edges India out in Davis Cup   15 September, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
'ISL is designed to bring in new fans'   13 September, 2014
'Sustainability will take time'   13 September, 2014
AITA removes Karti from VP's post   13 September, 2014
Target practice   13 September, 2014
Sania changes mind, to play at Asiad   12 September, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide   12 September, 2014
Cairns faces perjury charges in Britain   12 September, 2014
Jajodia promises 'acche din' for boxing   12 September, 2014
Narang misses Olympic quota by a place   11 September, 2014
Paes, Mirza, Bopanna to skip Asiad   10 September, 2014
Saina wants Vimal as coach for Asiad   10 September, 2014
Injured Jwala Gutta pulls out of Asiad   10 September, 2014
IOA unhappy with drastic pruning   10 September, 2014
HI blasts ministry's 'double standards'   10 September, 2014
Jitu Rai books Rio berth with WC silver   09 September, 2014
India's Games contingent pruned to 679   09 September, 2014
PCB to appeal Ajmal's suspension   09 September, 2014
Indian football teams cleared for Asiad   09 September, 2014
ICC suspends Ajmal for illegal action   09 September, 2014
Dhoni a mere stopper in Tests: Crowe   04 September, 2014
Unchanged men's hockey squad for Asiad   04 September, 2014
'Focussed on training medal contenders'   03 September, 2014
Padukone to mentor Saina for Asiad   02 September, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
Saina to train under Vimal Kumar   02 September, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Raring to go   30 August, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Delhi Dynamos signs del Piero   30 August, 2014
Sachin, Ranbir, John, Abhishek launch ISL   29 August, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Aiming for the big O   23 August, 2014
Tests over, test begins   23 August, 2014
Working on stamina, technique: Vinesh   22 August, 2014
Tough draw for Indian football teams   21 August, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Chopra joins Sachin-owned Kerala team   21 August, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Team Chennai replaces Sun Group   21 August, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
Gowda, Arpinder in Asiad athletics team   21 August, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Race walker Irfan aims at podium finish   19 August, 2014
Fair play   16 August, 2014
Change the 'out'-look   16 August, 2014
ISL unveils 49-player list for international draft   18 August, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
After CWG low, Vijay eyes Asiad high   13 August, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Wrestlers aim to improve in the Asiad   07 August, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
Sports bar   04 August, 2014
Still waiting for promised job: Anisa   04 August, 2014
Lukewarm response for cricket in Asiad   02 August, 2014
Fast forward   26 July, 2014
Seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked   23 July, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai   22 July, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
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