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Asia Cup: Afghanistan to bat vs Dhoni-led India

DUBAI: Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat against Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India in the final match of the Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.

Already in Asia Cup final, India look to extend dominance

DUBAI: Having already sealed their place in the final of the Asia Cup with successive wins over Bangladesh and Pakistan, defending champions India will now face a resurgent Afghanistan in the final match of the Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.

Asia Cup: Rohit, Jadeja star in India's 7-wkt win over Bangladesh

DUBAI: India dished out another comprehensive performance to thrash Bangladesh by seven wickets in a Super Four stage match of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.

India put Bangladesh in to bat in Asia Cup Super 4 tie

DUBAI: India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat in the first match of the Asia Cup Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.

Rana Sodhi congratulates Arpinder Singh on historic achievement

CHANDIGARH: The Sports Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has congratulated athlete Arpinder Singh for his Bronze medal winning performance in the triple jump event of the IAAF Continental Cup at Ostrava in Czech Republic.

Saurabh tops junior 10m air rifle, bronze for Arjun at Shooting Worlds

SOUTH KOREA A couple of weeks after his triumph at the Asian Games, Indias Saurabh Chaudhary hunted down yet another gold medal as he won the men's junior 10m air pistol title, even as teammate Arjun Singh Cheema took a bronze medal at the 52nd ISSF World Championships here on Thursday.

IPL: Nehra joins RCB's new coaching leadership team

BENGALURU: Former India pacer Ashish Nehra was on Wednesday elevated as a coach, thereby inducting him into the new coaching leadership team of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Sania Mirza's tennis dream

MUMBAI: Ace Indian player Sania Mirza says she wants to give back to the world through tennis.

Rohit to lead India at Asia Cup, Kohli rested

MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday decided to rest Virat Kohli, and handed the captaincy to Rohit Sharma for the Asia Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 15.

Asiad 2018: India bags gold in bridge

JAKARTA: India bagged gold in the men's bridge pair competition at the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday.

Asiad 2018: Amit bags gold in men's boxing

JAKARTA: Indian boxer Amit Panghal clinched gold in the men's light fly (49kg) boxing competition at the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday.

Asiad 2018: Varsha, Sweta win silver; Harshita takes bronze in sailing

JAKARTA: Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar bagged a silver medal in the 49er FX women sailing competition while Harshita Tomar settled for bronze in the Open Laser 4.

Asiad 2018: Kamal, Manika lose in TT singles

JAKARTA: India's Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika lost their respective singles matches in the table tennis competition at 18th Asian Games here on Friday.

IPL: Gary Kirsten replaces Vettori as RCB coach

BENGALURU: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday announced former India coach Gary Kirsten as their head coach and mentor for the upcoming edition of the cash-rich league.

England opt to bat in 4th Test vs India

SOUTHAPMTON: England won the toss and opted to bat in the penultimate game of the five-match Test rubber against India at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground here on Thursday.

Asiad 2018: Brar loses in judo pre-quarters

JAKARTA: India's Harshdeep Singh Brar lost in the pre-quarterfinals of the men's 81 kilogram category of the judo competition at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.

Dutee Chand wins silver in 100m race

JAKARTA: India's Dutee Chand grabbed the silver medal in the women's 100 metres race at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.

Asiad 2018: Boxer Amit enters semis

JAKARTA: Indian boxer Amit Panghal overpowered Kim Jang Ryong of North Korea by unanimous decision to enter the semi-finals of the men's Light Flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.

Asiad 2018: Boxers Sonia, Pavitra lose in quarters

JAKARTA: Indian boxers endured a disappointing day at the Asian Games after both Sonia Lather and Pavitra lost their respective quarter-final bouts here on Tuesday.

Malaysia beats Indonesia 2-1 to win gold in sepaktakraw men's Regu finals

JAKARTA: Malaysia defeated hosts Indonesia 2-1 to win the sepaktakraw Men's Regu gold medal match at the 2018 Asian Games at the Ranau Hall of the Jakabaring Sports City here on Tuesday.

India take first ever Asiad medal in table tennis

JAKARTA: The Indian men's table tennis team had to be content with the bronze medal following a 3-0 loss to South Korea in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.

Shuttler Sindhu settles for Asiad silver

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Indian women archers take Asiad silver

JAKARTA: Indian archers took silver in the Compound Women's Team category following a narrow loss to South Korea at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.

Chopra wins historic gold; Dharun, Sudha, Neena clinch silvers

JAKARTA: Indian athletes enjoyed a successful day at the 2018 Asian Games with reigning continental champion Neeraj Chopra creating a new national record on his way to the men's javelin gold while Dharun Ayyasamy, Sudha Singh and Neena Varakil clinched silvers in their respective events here on Monday.

Indian paddlers blank Macau 3-0 in group stage clash

JAKARTA: The Indian men's table tennis team blanked Macau 3-0 in their Pool D encounter at the 18th Asian Games here on Monday.

Asiad 2018: Boxer Pavitra enters 60kg quarters

JAKARTA: Indian boxer Pavitra registered a comprehensive win over Pakistan's Rukhsana Perveen to proceed to the quarterfinals of women's 60 kg weight category in the Asian Games here on Saturday.

Asiad 2018: Indian handball team pips Pakistan 28-27 in thriller

JAKARTA: The Indian handball team edged past arch-rivals Pakistan 28-27 in a nail-biting main round group 3 men's match at the 2018 Asian Games here on Friday.

Asiad 2018: China grabs gold, silver in women's singles tennis final

JAKARTA: China continued its dominance at the 2018 Asian Games after winning both the gold and silver medals in the women's singles tennis on Friday.

Asiad 2018: Bopanna-Sharan win doubles gold

INDONESIA: Indian tennis stars Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan won gold in the men's doubles category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Friday.

Asiad 2018: Indian rowers win quadruple sculls gold

JAKARTA: Indian rowers Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh came up with a superb performance to win gold in the men's quadruple sculls category at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday.

Veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami quits T20Is

NEW DELHI: Veteran India pacer Jhulan Goswami on Thursday announced her retirement from T20 Internationals with immediate effect.

Kohli regains top spot in ICC Test rankings

NEW DELHI: Following his good form during the ongoing series in England, India skipper Virat Kohli regained the top spot in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen, released on Thursday.

Asiad 2018: Bopanna-Sharan enter final, Ankita gets bronze

INDONESIA: The Indian men's doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan registered a hard fought victory to enter the final at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.

Asiad 2018: Srihari Nataraj qualify for men's 200 metre backstroke final

JAKARTA: Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj advanced to the finals of the men's 200 metre backstroke competition of the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.

Asian 2018: Bopanna, Sharan ensure doubles medal

INDONESIA: Tennis stars Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan ensured a medal for India as they reached the semi-finals of the the men's doubles category at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.

Clinical India outclass England in 3rd Test

NOTTINGHAM: India staged a stunning comeback in the five-match Test rubber on Wednesday by thrashing England by 203 runs in the third Test at Trent Bridge here.

India thrash England by 203 runs in 3rd Test

NOTTINGHAM: India staged a thrilling comeback in the five-match Test rubber on Wednesday by thrashing England by 203 runs in the third Test at Trent Bridge here.

Asiad 2018: Indians create history in men's hockey

JAKARTA: The Indian men's hockey team scripted history by thrashing minnows Hong Kong 26-0 in a Pool A encounter at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.

Asiad 2018: Lakshay-Shreyasi in finals of mixed trap shooting event

JAKARTA: India's mixed trap shooting team of Lakshay Sheoran and Shreyasi Singh qualified for the finals at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.

Asiad 2018: Ankita Raina in women's singles quarters

JAKARTA: Registering her second successive victory, India's Ankita Raina advanced to the quarter-finals of the women's single tennis event of the 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday.

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