Asian Games

EW DELHI: In order to allow its elite boxers more opportunities during their trials, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) announced its new trials policy for the upcoming IBA Elite Women’s World Championships, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games selections.

Keeping in view the last dates of submission by names to the concerned authorities, the new trials format promises to conduct selection trials for the upcoming three big multinational sporting events.

Jun 10, 2021 10:06
NEW DELHI: Asian Games Gold medal-winning boxer Dingko Singh died on Thursday after a long battle with liver cancer.  He was 42 and had been fighting cancer since 2017.  Manipur-based Dingko endured a long battle with the disease and even recovered from COVID-19 last year, PTI reports. 
Feb 20, 2019 13:02
MUMBAI: The Asian Games has come up with a new fan engagement campaign on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter which will make them voice their opinions on the sports to be included for the 2022 edition of the tournament.
Dec 18, 2018 13:12
NEW DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has set the ball rolling to set up infrastructure-rich centres of excellence in its sporting facilities to provide intensive training to talented sportspersons preparing for Olympics and other mega events, Press Trust of India reports.
Sep 24, 2018 14:09
MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has initiated discussions for the possible inclusion of cricket as a discipline at the 20th Asian Games, which will be hosted by Aichi Nagoya, Japan, in 2026.
Sep 24, 2018 12:09
NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Sunday promised continued support to medal prospects for the 2022 Asian and Commonwealth Games even though the focus has now shifted to 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Sep 03, 2018 12:09
KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said the state is planning to roll out a sports policy so as to provide benefits to promising young talent.
Aug 21, 2018 15:08
JAKARTA: Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Shaikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah has said that India will get to host a third Asian Games if the country "shows interest". India hosted the first ever Asian Games in New Delhi in 1951 and then again in 1982. Since then, Commonwealth Games in 2010, remains the only international multi-sport event that India has hosted.
Jun 02, 2018 17:06
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has declared its intent to submit expression of interest (EoI) for IOC Congress 2021 or onwards, Youth Olympic Games 2026, Asian Games 2030 and Olympic Games 2032.
Jan 19, 2018 12:01
MUMBAI:  Mashal Sports has announced that the sixth season of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi will begin on 19th October rather than in July, as was the case with season V. The change of schedule is in view of the fact that this year's Asian Games in Jakarta kicks off 18 August running through to 2 September.
Jan 15, 2018 14:01
JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) stadium on Sunday after it was renovated for the upcoming 2018 Asian Games. The ceremony was held prior to a friendly football match between Indonesia and Iceland in the stadium, reports Xinhua news agency.