Asian Games 2018: China On Top At Asiad Again, Final Table For Each Country

Japan, which will host the 2020 Summer Olympics, hopes its solid medal count will translate to hosting the Games. China earned 289 medals over the past two weeks 132 gold, 92 silver and 65 bronze.Japan finished with 205 medals in total comprising 75 gold, 56 silver and 74 bronze. South Korea were third on 49 gold, 58 silver and 70 bronze for a total of 177.Chinese athletes have been able to flex their muscles not only in sports where they have been dominating for years, like table tennis, diving and…

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2018 Asian Games Medal Table & India’s Gold Medallists

JAKARTA: In the 18th Edition of the Asian Games Total 45 Nations are took part in various competition of 462 events in 40 sports from 18 August to 2 September 2018. Countrywise Medal Tally of Jakarta Palembang Asian Games 2018 Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 China 128 89 65 282 2 Japan 72 53 74 199 3 Republic of Korea 48 56 67 171 4 Indonesia 31 24 43 98 5 Uzbekistan 21 24 25 70 6 IR Iran 19 19 22 60 7 Chinese Taipei 17 19…

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France Beats Croatia 4-2 To Be FIFA World Cup 2018 Champions

MOSCOW: This is the second time that French coach Didier Deschamps will be getting to hold the coveted World Cup trophy. In 1998, he had kissed the cup as a player, and now he will do the same as the man who led the second youngest team in the tournament to a fantastic victory. The president of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, is also among 10 heads of state and national leaders at Luzhniki Stadium.They have joined Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the presidents of Belarus, Moldova, Gabon and Sudan. The Emir…

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Australia Cricket Captain Steve Smith Fined And Banned Over Ball Tampering Incident

The International Cricket Council (ICC) said Smith had been given a one-match suspension and fined 100% of his match fee. Steve Smith and David Warner have been stood down as captain and vice-captain by Cricket Australia for the remainder of the Newlands Test for their role in the Cameron Bancroft ball-tampering incident.Wicket-keeper Tim Paine will lead the team for the rest of the match. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has also spoken about the issue, saying: ‘I am shocked and bitterly disappointed by the news from South Africa. Cricket Australia…

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India Beat South Africa By Six Wickets

Virat Kohli blasted his 33rd century and Ajinkya Rahane’s 79 helped India beat South Africa by six wickets in Durban to take a 1-0 lead in the series.  India won the first ODI against South Africa by six wickets by chasing down a target of 270 runs with Virat Kohli scoring his 33rd ODI century.After losing two wickets early, Kohli and Rahane got together and gave no chance to South Africa bowlers of taking a wicket. The strong Indian batting line-up chased down 270 runs with 27 balls remaining. South…

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India Beat Sri Lanka By 5 Wickets To Complete 3-0 T20 Series Sweep

MUMBAI: India beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets in the 3rd and final T20 to sweep the series 3-0. Indian bowlers did brilliantly to restrict Sri Lanka to 135/7 in 20 overs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. After India won the toss and opted to field, Jaydev Unadkat and debutant Washington Sundar bowled beautifully to put the visitors on the backfoot. Senior batsmen MS Dhoni (16 not out) and Dinesh Karthik (18 not out) took India home with four balls to spare in the end. The duo added a match-winning unbeaten…

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Sri Lanka Beat India By Seven Wickets In First ODI At Dharamsala

Sri Lanka lead the series One-Nil. The second match will be played at Mohali on Wednesday. DHARAMSHALA: India captain Rohit Sharma blamed poor batting for the humiliating seven-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in the first One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday. Suranga Lakmal (4/13) was the star of the show for Sri Lanka as they restricted India to a meagre 112 score in the first ODI in Dharamsala. In reply, Upul Tharanga (49) put his side in complete control before Angelo Mathews and Niroshan Dickwella ensured the Lankans took the…

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The North Zone Inter-University Basketball Tournament (M) 2017-18: Fifty Five Teams in the Fray

The North Zone Inter-University Basketball Tournament

By Dr. Mohammad Aleem, Chief News Editor, ICN New Delhi : Sports of different kinds always attract students and general people in this over tensed and demanding time. In India, though cricket rules the roost, but other sports are also quite popular like Tennis, Football, Volleyball, Kabaddi, Wrestling and Basketball etc. Basketball is one of the world’s most popular and widely viewed sports. It is also highly paid on the professional terms. The FIBA Basketball World Cup and Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament are the major international events of the sport and attract top national…

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New Zealand Beat India By 40 Runs To Level Series 1-1

RAJKOT: New Zealand beat India by 40 runs in the second T20 International to level the three-match series 1-1. Batting first, New Zealand scored 196 for 2 riding on Colin Munro’s unbeaten 109 off 58 balls. In reply, only skipper Virat Kohli looked in good touch with 65 off 42 balls as India were restricted to 156 for 7. Brief Scores: New Zealand 196/2 (Colin Munro 109 no, Mohammed Siraj 1/53). India 156/7 (Virat Kohli 65, MS Dhoni 49, Trent Boult 4/34). NZ won by 40 runs. However, it was a…

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