Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced a cash reward of Rs 1 crore each for four women hockey players from the state for winning a silver medal at Asian Games 2018.
ALTHOUGH THE MEN'S HOCKEY TEAM could not reach the Asian Games final, they did add to India's medal tally by beating Pakistan in the bronze medal playoff match 2-1.
Swapna Barman created history by winning the women's heptathlon title while Arpinder Singh ended India's 48-year wait for men's triple jump gold as Indian athletes enjoyed another successful day at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.
Rahi Sarnobat scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman shooter to win Asiad gold while the wushu players produced their best ever medal haul at the 18th Asian Games on Wednesday.
Shooters continued to make the country proud even as Indians created history by ensuring medals in non-traditional sports like wushu and sepaktakraw at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday.
Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Games gold while the shooters bagged two silver medals on the second day of competitions in Jakarta on Monday.
Shooter Deepak Kumar handed India it's third medal at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games after he clinched silver in the Mens 10m Air Rifle category in Jakarta on Monday.
Wrestler Bajrang Punia won India's first gold medal while shooters Apurvi Chandela and and Ravi Kumar bagged a bronze medal on the opening day of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Sunday.
After a chaotic and sometimes controversial build-up, Indian athletes will gear up to challenge the best in the continent when the main competitions of the 18th Asian Games start in Jakarta on Sunday.
After enduring a disappointing Commonwealth Games (CWG) singles campaign, India's top-ranked squash player Saurav Ghosal feels he has recovered from the setback and is ready to put his best foot forward at the upcoming Asian Games.
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