18th Asian Games

MUMBAI: The recently concluded Asian Games reached 85 million viewers over the 16 days (August 18 - September 2) the pan-Asian multi-sport mega event ran in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang, as per data shared by official broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN).

The numbers, provided by TV viewership measurement agency Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), represent viewers across rural and urban India above two years of age across the SPN Sports Network, including Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 3 and Sony ESPN.

Sep 10, 2018 15:09
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government has pledged to initiate and oversee the development of the villages of all those athletes from the state that have won medals for India at the Olympics 2016 and Asian Games 2018, IANS reports.
Sep 01, 2018 16:09
JAKARTA: A Gold medal in the Men’s Light Fly (49kg) category in boxing delivered by Amit Panghal and another by the Men’s Bridge Team featuring Pranab Bardhan and Shibnath Dey Sarkar, took India’s medal tally at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang to 69 medals here Saturday. 
Aug 30, 2018 13:08
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami has confirmed that the state government will be handing out cash prizes to four athletes hailing from the state who have won medals at the Asian Games 2018. Arokia Rajiv is a part of the 4x400 Indian mixed relay team that won the silver medal and as a result, he will receiving Rs. 3 million for his efforts. 
Aug 28, 2018 15:08
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a cash award of Rs 15 million to Indian sprint queen Dutee Chand on winning the Silver medal in the 100m event at 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.
Aug 27, 2018 11:08
JAKARTA: Star Indian sprinter Dutee Chand capped a great day for India in the track events at the ongoing 18th Asian Games here Sunday, marred though by Govindan Lakshmanan missing Bronze in the men's 10,000 metres category as he was disqualified following an official review.
Aug 25, 2018 16:08
NEW DELHI: With Indian kabaddi's monopoly on international titles shattered by Iran both for the men (South Korea beat them as well) and women at the 2018 edition of the Asian games, more ignominy awaits the teams when they return home.
Aug 21, 2018 13:08
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), the official broadcaster of the 18th Asian Games in India, has got 10 sponsors on board for on-air advertising. 
Aug 20, 2018 11:08
JAKARTA: It was a mixed day for India on Day two of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia Sunday. A dominating Bajrang Punia opened India's Gold medal account by defeating Japan's Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the final of Men's Freestyle 65 kg category. 
Aug 17, 2018 18:08
MUMBAI: With the 18th edition of the Asian Games around the corner, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) Friday announced their marketing and digital initiatives for the Pan-Asian multi-sport event.  The 2018 Asian Games will be held in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang from Saturday, 18th August running through to 2nd September. 
Aug 06, 2018 12:08
JAKARTA: The Indonesian capital held a mass event on Sunday to welcome the upcoming Asian Games with the participation of 65,000 people including the south-east Asian nation's President Joko Widodo, ministers and senior officials in the government.