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Oct 21, 2018
Shooter Manu Bhaker says her record qualifying score of 593 in Asian Games served as huge morale-boosterShe returned empty-handed from the Asian Games, but Manu Bhaker on Sunday said she delivered a career-best performance in Palembang with the record-shattering qualifying score of 593 in 25m pistol event.
Sep 03, 2018
Asian Games 2018: With Asiad done and dusted, it's time to take sigh of relief, rest, and reflect on everything that went byNow is for rest and relief. Now is for reflection. Now is the time to revisit the compelling image of the closing ceremony: a thousand volunteers of all ages, shapes and sizes, sprinting towards our athletes, rubbing shoulders with the best our continent has to offer.
Aug 25, 2018
Firstpost at Asian Games 2018: Inside the second host city, PalembangThis is the first time the Asian Games is being hosted by two cities. Firstpost takes you inside the second venue - Palembang, giving you a look at the different arenas inside.
Aug 23, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Historic bronze medal in Sepaktakraw can help transform the sport in IndiaAmidst the euphoria surrounding the success of wrestlers and shooters, the bronze in Sepaktakraw may not have made the headlines but it is a life changing moment for players like Harish.
Aug 21, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Fire breaks out near Palembang Asiad venue; firefighters, helicopters help extinguish blazeA large blaze broke out right next to the Asian Games site in the Indonesian city of Palembang on Tuesday as firefighters scrambled to prevent clouds of smoke affecting competition events.
Aug 19, 2018
Asian Games bursts into life at opening ceremony; vibrant colours, intricate performances set stage for tournamentThe Asian Games opening ceremony was a grand affair, consisting of numerous dance and music performances, along with a few surprises, like Indonesian President Joko Widodo's bike stunts.
Aug 18, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Opening ceremony transforms Gelora Bung Karno stadium into fantastical stage for tournament beginningThe opening ceremony of the 18th edition of the Asian Games featured several musical and dance acts, along with the athletes parade and addresses from the Indonesian president and the head of the Olympic Council of Asia.
Aug 16, 2018
PR Sreejesh interview: At Asian Games, no match will be cakewalk despite our top-ranked status and defending champs tagAhead of the team’s departure for Jakarta for the Asian Games, Firstpost caught up with Sreejesh to talk about the Indian team’s chances at the Asiad, his evolution as a leader of the team and coach Harendra Singh’s disciplinarian side.
Aug 15, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Full schedule, fixtures, when and where to watch Indonesia event on TV and onlineThe 2018 Asian Games will be held in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang from 18 August to 2 September 2. Here is the full schedule of the event.
Aug 13, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Indian Men's Handball team loses 28-38 to Chinese Taipei in opening matchThe Indian men's handball team faced a difficult fight to play in the Asian Games, after the IOA's decision to send only teams that had a top-eight ranking in Asia.