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: India clinch fifth consecutive gold in women's 4x400m relay; Jinson Johnson wins men's 1500m
The Indian 4x400m women's relay team on Thursday clinched its fifth consecutive Asian Games gold medal to maintain a remarkable domination in this event while Jinson Johnson won the men's 1500m final race as the country produced its best ever show in athletics since the inaugural 1951 edition.
Lacking in preparation and with most of their top stars struggling, India may find it hard to match up their 2010 show when the track and field events of the 20th edition of Commonwealth Games kickstart on Sunday.