World number 33 Sharath Kamal went down fighting against 14th ranked Chih-Yuan Chunag of Chinese Taipei 7-11, 11-9, 10-12, 16-14, 9-11.
Asian Games 2018: Shower of medals in athletics not enough to ease pain of India's shock loss in men's hockey
On Thursday, India discovered that the powerful, alluring and addictive scent of victory, floating from different events on track and field, is inadequate to quell the stench of a shock defeat in men’s hockey.
Asian Games 2018: Paddlers Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran progress to singles pre-quarters
Indian paddlers Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal progressed to the women's and men's singles pre-quarter-finals in the table tennis competition of the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta on Thursday.
Asian Games 2018: Strategy, draw, drive combine to help India win historic men's team table tennis bronze
A good draw combined with sound strategy and the drive to bring home the maiden Asiad medal helped the men's table tennis team clinch the historic bronze
Asian Games 2018: Arpinder Singh, Swapna Barman bag hard-earned golds; Indian paddlers come of age on Day 11
Triple jumper Arpinder Singh could afford to run through his last attempt, secure in the knowledge that it would bring the curtain down after establishing himself as champion.
Swapna Barman, Arpinder Singh win gold in Asian Games athletics; Indian women's hockey team beat China in semis
Catch the best photos from Day 11 of the Asian Games taking place in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.
Asian Games 2018: Manjit Singh, Pincky Balhara, Malaprabha Jadhav make most of opportunities; PV Sindhu bags silver
Manjit Singh, Pincky Balhara and Malaprabha Jadhav are among those who spotted opportunities and made the most of them.
Asian Games 2018: From Dutee Chand's 200m final to women's hockey team semi-final, here's full schedule of Day 11
Following is the schedule of the India's contingent on the 11th day of the Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday.
The India team comprising G Sathiyan, Achanta Sharath Kamal and A Amalraj couldn't put up a fight against the mighty Koreans, who set up a summit clash against defending champions China in a repeat of 2014 edition.
Listen: Full script of Episode 29 of Spodcast where we discuss Neeraj Chopra's gold, Dharun Ayyasamy and Neena Varakil's exploits and more
Here is the full script of Episode 29 of Firstpost Spodcast where we talk about Neeraj Chopra's gold, Dharun Ayyasamy and Neena Varakil's exploits.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 29: Neeraj Chopra's gold, Dharun Ayyasamy and Neena Varakil's exploits and more on our daily podcast
Neeraj Chopra's gold, Dharun Ayyasamy and Neena Varakil's silver in athletics — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.
Asian Games 2018: India assured of maiden Asiad medal in table tennis as men's team stun fancied Japan
The Indian men's team did almost the unthinkable by beating fancied Japan 3-1 in the quarter-finals to assure the country its first-ever medal in table tennis in the history of the Asian Games at Jakarta on Monday.
Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra strikes gold with monk-like composure; PV Sindhu, Indian paddlers create history
Through the evening at the Asian Games, the monk in Neeraj Chopra was in evidence. The Indian star was so intent on internalising everything that he was palpably shut off to everything else, perhaps even to his compatriot javelin thrower Shivpal Singh who occupied the next seat on the athlete’s bench at the GBK Athletics Stadium on Monday.
Asian Games 2018: Indian contingent slams table tennis scheduling with women's team set to play thrice on first day
The Indian contingent has been critical of the scheduling for table-tennis at the Asian Games 2018, with the women's team having to play three matches in one day.
Manika Batra interview part 2: Table tennis star on her bid to be unpredictable, what keeps her motivated off court and more
In conversation with Manika Batra: Indian table tennis' poster girl talks to Firstpost about how she is trying to stay unpredictable, what has kept her motivated off court and key to succeeding against Asian Giants in Jakarta
Sharath Kamal Interview part 2: Veteran paddler on journey since career threatening injury, motivation to carry on and more
In conversation with Sharath Kamal: Veteran paddler talks to Firstpost about his journey from career-threatening injury in 2015 uptil now, whether he has hit a peak and the motivation to go on and on
Sharath Kamal Interview part 1: Indian table tennis' poster boy on his red-hot form, goals for Asian Games and pressure of expectations
In conversation with Sharath Kamal: Indian table tennis' poster boy talks to Firstpost about his red-hot form, personal goals from the Asian Games and pressure of expectations after the CWG success
Manika Batra Interview part 1: Indian table tennis' golden girl on secret behind her success this year, goals for Asian Games and more
Indian table tennis' golden girl talks to Firstpost about the secret behind her success this year, goals for the Asian Games, what went wrong at World Championships and the pressure to emulate Commonwealth Games 2018 success
Asian Games 2018: 'Well prepared' and constantly improving G Sathiyan a vital cog in India's quest for maiden medal
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran's meteoric rise is down to his hunger to get better each day. In Jakarta, he will be a vital cog in India's quest to bring home their maiden medal.
Asian Games 2018: From CWG favourites to continental underdogs, Indian paddlers need teamwork, luck for medal
India haven't won a medal in table tennis at the Asian Games. But with Sharath Kamal in red-hot form, a vibrant team and the women paddlers riding high on confidence after the CWG success, this is their best chance to break that medal duck.