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UP announces Rs 50 lakh award for Rai
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Kumar Yadav announced a cash award of Rs 50 lakh for ace shooter Jitu Rai, who won a gold medal at the ongoing Incheon Asian Games.A government spokesman said that the chief minister was happy that World No.5 Jitu Rai, who was from the state, had emerged champion in the men's 50 metre pistol event to give India its first gold medal at the 17th Asian...
Women shuttlers assured of bronze   
India ended a 28-year-old medal drought in Asian Games badminton after the women's shuttlers, led by Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu, edged out Thailand 3-2 to reach the semifinals of the women's team event.After Saina and Sindhu registered hard-fought victories in the first two singles, scratch combination of Sindhu and Ashwini Ponnappa finally earned India the medal after they clinched the...
Squash: Women's singles medal assured   
India is assured of its first ever women's singles medal in the Asian Games after top players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa won their respective openers and set up an exciting contest in the quarterfinals.World No.21 Chinappa blanked 183rd ranked South Korea Song Sunmi 11-9 11-7 11-7 at the Yeorumul Squash Courts. Soon after, World No.12 Pallikal stepped on the court against 150th...
Weightlifters off to disappointing start   
India started their weightlifting campaign on a dismal note as all three of them who took the field finished in the bottom half of the table in their respective weight categories in both men's and women's divisions at the Asian Games.In Women's 48kg category, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu—the gold and silver medallist of the Glasgow Commonwealth...
Saina, Sindhu give India a winning start   
Star shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu hammered their respective rivals in straight games as India opened their Asian Games' badminton campaign with a 3-0 triumph over Macau China to enter the women's team event quarterfinals.The entire tie lasted under one and a half hour as Indians outplayed their rivals with clinical precision. Saina opened the proceedings for the team and hardly...
Men's badminton team knocked out   
Judoka Chana loses in pre-quarters   
Shweta shoots first medal for India, wins bronze   
Incheon Asian Games declared open   19 September, 2014
Asian football getting stronger: Zico   19 September, 2014
Rai, Bindra head India's challenge   19 September, 2014
Oly chief warns over sexual harassment   19 September, 2014
China's Li Na announces retirement   19 September, 2014
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
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
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 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
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Boxers cleared to fight under tricolour   16 September, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Evolution of a revolution?   13 September, 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
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
India thrashed 0-5 by UAE in Asiad football   16 September, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
Serbia edges India out in Davis Cup   15 September, 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
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
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
India's Games contingent pruned to 679   09 September, 2014
PCB to appeal Ajmal's suspension   09 September, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Indian football teams cleared for Asiad   09 September, 2014
ICC suspends Ajmal for illegal action   09 September, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 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
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Saina to train under Vimal Kumar   02 September, 2014
Raring to go   30 August, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Delhi Dynamos signs del Piero   30 August, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
Sachin, Ranbir, John, Abhishek launch ISL   29 August, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 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
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Tough draw for Indian football teams   21 August, 2014
Chopra joins Sachin-owned Kerala team   21 August, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Team Chennai replaces Sun Group   21 August, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Gowda, Arpinder in Asiad athletics team   21 August, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 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
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
After CWG low, Vijay eyes Asiad high   13 August, 2014
Wrestlers aim to improve in the Asiad   07 August, 2014
Sports bar   04 August, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Still waiting for promised job: Anisa   04 August, 2014
Lukewarm response for cricket in Asiad   02 August, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
Fast forward   26 July, 2014
Seniors Nandy, Climax, Dias picked   23 July, 2014
Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai   22 July, 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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