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IOA misspells names of multiple Asian Games medallists on cheques, organisers forget to felicitate Divya Kakran
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IOA misspells names of multiple Asian Games medallists on cheques, organisers forget to felicitate Divya Kakran

The IOA awarded Rs 3 lakh, Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively to the gold, silver and bronze medal winners in the team events.

Sushil Kumar opts out of World Wrestling Championship; Asiad bronze-medallist Divya Kakran withdraws through injury
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Sushil Kumar opts out of World Wrestling Championship; Asiad bronze-medallist Divya Kakran withdraws through injury

Sushil Kumar had suffered an embarrassing first-round exit from the Asian Games and his participation was shrouded in doubt.

Asian Games medallist Divya Kakran slams Delhi government for not extending support before mega event
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Asian Games medallist Divya Kakran slams Delhi government for not extending support before mega event

Wrestler Divya Kakran, who won a bronze in the recently held 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, on Wednesday lashed out at the Delhi government for not extending any help to her before the games.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 23: Saurabh Chaudhary's shooting gold, India win sepaktakraw bronze, and other stories from Day 3 of Asian Games 2018
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 23: Saurabh Chaudhary's shooting gold, India win sepaktakraw bronze, and other stories from Day 3 of Asian Games 2018

16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary's gold medal, India's bronze in sepaktakraw, Divya Kakran's wrestling bronze — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.

Asian Games 2018: Led by young Saurabh Chaudhary, shooters help India boost medal tally on Day 3
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Asian Games 2018: Led by young Saurabh Chaudhary, shooters help India boost medal tally on Day 3

Saurabh Chaudhary shot superbly to claim the gold medal, which along with the silver won by Lakshay Sheoran, ’ have confirmed that the young Indian shooters’ performances in the past few months was no flash in the pan.

Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishek Verma dominate men's 10m Air Pistol at Asian Games; India drub Kazakhstan 21-0 in women's hockey
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Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishek Verma dominate men's 10m Air Pistol at Asian Games; India drub Kazakhstan 21-0 in women's hockey

Day 4 of the 18th Asian Games saw Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma win gold and bronze respectively in the men's 10m air pistol events, while India registered comfortable victories in the women's hockey and Kabaddi events.

Asian Games 2018: Indian wrestler Divya Kakran beats Chen Wenling in third-place play-off bout to clinch bronze medal
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Asian Games 2018: Indian wrestler Divya Kakran beats Chen Wenling in third-place play-off bout to clinch bronze medal

Divya Kakran added the first bronze to India's wrestling tally at the 18th Asian Games, beating Taipei's Chen Wenling in the third-place play-off bout for the 68kg category in Jakarta on Tuesday.

Divya Kakran clinches silver at Junior Asian Wrestling Championship, bronze for Karuna and Reena
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Divya Kakran clinches silver at Junior Asian Wrestling Championship, bronze for Karuna and Reena

Gold Coast CWG bronze medallist Divya Kakran had to settle for a silver medal after being too defensive in the final against nemesis Meerim Zhumanazarova while Karuna and Reena returned with bronze medals

Commonwealth Games 2018: Full schedule of events of Indian athletes on Day 10
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Full schedule of events of Indian athletes on Day 10

Full schedule of Indian athletes in action on Day 10 (14 April) of Commonwealth Games 2018.

Vinesh Phogat wins silver after losing tightly-fought summit clash at Asian Wrestling Championship
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Vinesh Phogat wins silver after losing tightly-fought summit clash at Asian Wrestling Championship

Saying that she will look to work on the shortcomings, Vinesh added, "Some big events coming up, super pumped to make all those opportunities count."

Commonwealth Games 2018: With talent on her side, Divya Kakran will aim to wrestle her way to gold
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Commonwealth Games 2018: With talent on her side, Divya Kakran will aim to wrestle her way to gold

Before Divya Kakran clinched medals at the Asian and the Commonwealth Wrestling championships last year, she earned her reputation as the girl who comfortably defeated boys at various dangals across North India.