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Asian Relations Conference held at New Delhi in 1951 decided to organize International Games for Asian Countries on Olympics once in four years.
|Year||Venue||No. of Sports||No. of Athletes||No. of Countries||Ranking|
|1951||New Delhi, India||6||489||11||I – Japan
II – India
III – Iran
|1954||Manila, Philippines||8||967||18||I – Japan
II – Philippines
III – S.Korea
|1958||Tokyo, Japan||13||1422||20||I – Japan
II – Philippines
III – S.Korea
|1962||Jakarta, Indonesia||13||1545||17||I – Japan
II – Indonesia
III – India
|1966||Bangkok, Thailand||14||1945||18||I – Japan
II – S.Korea
III – Thailand
|1970||Bangkok, Thailand||13||1752||18||I – Japan
II – S.Korea
III – Thailand
|1974||Teheran, Iran||16||2357||25||I – Japan
II – Iran
Ill – China
|1978||Bangkok, Thailand||19||2879||25||I – Japan
II – China
II – S.Korea
|1982||New Delhi, India||21||3411||33||I – China
II – Japan
III – S.Korea
|1986||Seoul, S.Korea||25||3345||27||I – China
II – Japan
III – S.Korea
|1990||Beijing, China||27||4684||37||I – China
II – Japan
III – S.Korea
|1994||Hiroshima, Japan||34||5300||42||I – China
H – Japan
III – S.Korea
|1998||Bangkok, Thailand||36||8000||41||I – China II – Japan III – S.Korea|
|2002||Pusan, S. Korea||37||7000||44||I – China
II – S.Korea
III – Japan
|2006||Doha, Qatar||38||8000||42||I – China
II – S.Korea
III – Japan
|2010||Guangzhou, China||42||9704||45||I – China
II – S.Korea
III – Japan
India finished at 6th place with 64 medals( 14 – Gold, 17 – Silver, 33 – Bronze )
The next edition of the games are scheduled to be held in Incheon, South Korea ( 2014 ).
Conducted every four years on the lines of the Olympics but entries are limited only to Commonwealth Countries.
|Year||Venue||Countries participated||No. of disciplines||No. of
|I 1930||Hamilton, Canada||11||6||400|
|II 1934||London, England||16||6||500|
|III 1938||Sydney, Australia||15||7||464|
|IV 1950||Auckland, New Zealand||12||9||590|
|V 1954||Vancouver, Canada||24||9||662|
|VI 1958||Cardiff, U.K.||35||9||1130|
|VII 1962||Perth, Australia||35||9||863|
|VIII 1966||Kingston, Jamaica ( West Indies )||34||9||1050|
|IX 1970||Edinburgh, U.K.||42||9||1383|
|X 1974||Christchurch, NewZealand||39||9||1276|
|XI 1978||Edmonton, Canada||48||10||1500|
|XII 1982||Brisbane, Australia||47||10||2143|
|XIII 1986||Edbinburgh, U.K.||26||10||2240|
|XIV 1990||Auckland, NewZealand||57||10||2900|
|XV 1994||Victoria, Canada||67||10||3350|
|XVI 1998||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||70||16||4000|
|XVII 2002||Manchester, U.K.||72||17||5000|
|XVIII 2006||Melbourne, Australia||71||24||4500|
|XIX 2010||New Delhi, India||71||17||6081|
|XX 2014||Glasgow, Scotland ( Scheduled )|
South Asian Federation Games are rechristened as South Asian Games at the 32nd meeting of the South Asian Sports Federation meeting in Islamabad ( Pakistan ) on 2nd April, 2004. The 10th edition of the Games were held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in August 2006.
11th South Asian Games
The 2010 South Asian Games, officially the 11th South Asian Games, took place from 29th January to 8th February, 2010 in Dhaka. Dhaka became the 4th city to host the Games multiple times ( after Colombo, Kathmandu and Islamabad ).The logo of the 11th SAF Games was ‘Kutumb’ which is in fact is a flying doel, known in English as Oriental Magpie Robin – It is the National Bird of Bangladesh.
The logo was designed by Bangladeshi artist Moniruzzaman. For the first time, Twenty20 cricket was included in the Games. India won 90 out of the 157 gold medals. Pakistan finished second, on the medal tally with 19 golds while host Bangladesh grabbed 18. Sri Lanka won 16 while Nepal and 1 Afghanistan both earned 7 golds. Bhutan and Maldives didn’t won any gold medal. Shehan Saearuwan Abeypitiyage of SriLanka and Naseem Hamid of Pakistan emerged as the fastest man and woman of the 11 SA Games winning the 100 meter sprint with a timing of 10:46 and l1:81 seconds respectively.
Asian Games 2010 Details
The 2010 Asian Games, also known as the XVI Asiad, is a multi – sport event that began on 12th November and finished on 27th November, 2010 in Guangzhou, China. Guangzhou is the second Chinese city to host the Games, after Beijing in 1990. A total of 476 events in 42 sports will be contested by athletes, making it the largest event in the history of the Games. It will also be the last iteration of the Games to have featured such big events, as the Olympic Council of Asia ( OCA ) have enforced new hosting rules for future games, beginning with the 2014 Games. All 45 members of the Olympic Council of Asia are participating in the Games. After the final registration deadline, some 9,704 athletes, as well as some 4,750 team officials, took part in the Games, an increase of 184 athletes from the previous Asian Games in Doha.
Asian Games Bid
On 1st July, 2004, The Guangzhou was awarded the right to host the Games. Kuala Lumpur was forced to withdraw its bid after it was boycotted by the cabinet due to the high cost of hosting the Games, leaving Guangzhou as the sole bidder.
Asian Games Mascot
The 2010 Asian Games’ official emblem was unveiled at Sun Yat – sen Memorial Hall on 26th November, 2006. It is a stylized goat, which, in Chinese tradition, is a blessing and brings people luck. It is also a representative symbol of the host city Guangzhou, which is called the ” City of Rams ” or ” City of the Five Rams “Five sporty rams, dubbed ” Le Yangyang, ” will serve as the mascots of the Games.
Asian Games Opening ceremony closing ceremony
The opening ceremony officially began on 12th November, 2010. For the first time in history, the ceremony was not held inside the stadium ; instead, it was held along the Pearl River on Haixinsha Island. The closing ceremony will be held on 27th November, 2010. A flag handover to the 2014 Games will be included in this ceremony.
Asian Games Sports
Compared to the 28 events in the Olympic Games, the 2010 Asian Games featured 42 events throughout the 16 days of the competition, with added disciplines in some events. Twenty20 cricket is among the debutant .sports, with dance sport, dragon boat, weiqi and roller sport added as unique to the Games. Bodybuilding was dropped due to judging controversy in the 2006 Games.
Asian Games Sports Medal table
|1.||China ( CHN )||199||119||98||416|
|2.||South Korea ( KOR )||76||65||91||232|
|3.||Japan ( JPN )||48||74||94||216|
Asian Games India ‘s Stand
- India opened its Asian Games medal account expectedly through shooting with the trio of Olympic Champion Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput clinching the silver in the 10m air rifle team event.
- Star cueist Pankaj Advani provided the first gold for India in the 16th Asian Games by clinching the title in billiards singles while Alok Kumar claimed a bronze in 8 – ball pool event and the shooters accounted for a silver and bronze on the second day of competitions.
- The shooters were again in the spotlight with Heena Siddhu, Annu Raj Singh and Sania Rai claiming the silver in the women’s 10 m air pistol team event and Vijay Kumar bagging the bronze in – the men’s 10 m air pistol at the Aoti shooting range.
- Alok became the first Indian to win an Asian Games medal in pool events by bagging a bronze though he lost his semifinal contest 5 – 7 against Kuo Po-Cheng of Chinese Taipei.
- Virdhawal Khade scripted history as he became the first Indian Swimmer in 24 years to clinch bronze medal in 50 m butterfly event in 2010 Asia Games.
Asian Games Indian gold medal winners
|Pankaj Advani||Cue Sports||Men’s English Billiards Singles|
|Bajrang Lai Takhar||Rowing||Men’s Single Sculls|
|Ronjan Sodhi||Shooting||Men’s Double Trap|
|Preeja Sreedharan||Athletics||Women’s 10,000m|
|Sudha Singh||Athletics||Women’s 3000m Steeplechase|
|Somdev Dewarman / Sanam Singh||Tennis||Men’s Doubles|
|Somdev Dewarman||Tennis||Men’s Singles|
|Ashwini Chidananda Akkunji||Athletics||Women’s 400m Hurdles|
|Joseph Abraham||Athletics||Men’s 400m Hurdles|
|Vikas Krishan Yadav||Boxing||Men’s 60kg|
|Manjeet Kaur Ashwini Chidananda||Athletics||Women’s 4 & 400m Relay|
|Akkunji Sini Jose
Asian Games Sports Events
Asian Games World Athletics Championship 2011
Usain Bolt brought the World Athletics Championships to a thrilling climax as his Jamaican team smashed the 4 &100m relay World record in Daegu. It was Bolt’s second gold of the World Championships after winning the 200m crown. Jamaica’s team of NestaCarter , Michael Frater , Yohara Blake and Bolt to crossed the line in 37.04 second, with France taking silver and St. Kittsand Nevis taking bronze.
Russia’s Mariya Savinova denied Caster Semenya a second consecutive women’s 800m title , nipping past the controversial South African for gold. The reigning World indoor and European champion timed her run to perfection , coming from near the back of the pack – at 600m to clinch the victory in 1min 55.87sec.
Asian Games Athletics Championships 2011
Hosts Japan won 11 Golds , 10 Silver and 11 Bronze medals to emerge on top of the medals tally at the 19th Asian Athletics Championships that concluded in Kobe Japan on . India ended its campaign with 11 medals ( 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 8 Bronze medals ) in 8th position, which is similar to its performance in the last edition held at Guangzhou two years ago ( 1G, 3S, 7B ). 22 – year old Mayookha Johny was the only gold medal winner for India on 7th July ,when she leapt 6.56m in women’s long jump.
Kenyan Philemon Limo defeated countrymen Titus Mbishei, the defending champion and former world record holder Micah Kogo, to win the men’s overall tite in the TCS World 10K Bangalore , 2011, the world’s premier 10K run and IAAF Gold Label event, which concluded at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore. Limo finished in 28:01, seven seconds off last year’s timing and ten seconds off the course record of 27.51, while Leonard Langat clocked 28.09 for second place and Ethiopian Lilesa took third place with 28 .13 . Dire Tune, meanwhile, led an Ethiopian sweep in an engrossing women’s race, edging Merima Mohammed to claim the title. National Games champion Suresh Kumar emerged first among the Indians and 20th overall, clocking 30.17 much slower than his personal best of 28 .59 , while the fastest among the Indians was multiple Asian Games and Commonwealth Games medalist Kavita Raut in a slow timing of 35 .09 .
Asian Games Nagpur International Marathon
Kenyan athletes won both Men’s and Women’s races in the third edition of the Nagpur International Marathon for Peace and Non – Violence, organised to coincide with the death anniversary pf Mahatma Gandhi, on 30th January , 2011. Kyui John clocked 2.15.20 hours to clinch the top spot in the men’s 42.195 km marathon, while Afework Ayele Kibret of Ethiopia claimed the second place with 2.15.32. hours ; Sumbei Fredrick ( also from Kenya ) finished third clocking 2.16.01. hours Kenyans ruled the roost in the women’s half marathon .too, taking all the top three positions.
Asian Games 18th Dublin International Marathan
Gurmeet Singh qualified for the 2012 London Olympics 20km race walking competition after finishing sixth in the 18th Dublin International Grand Prix in Ireland. Gurmeet clocked 1:22: 07 to better the London Games qualifying ‘A’ standard of 1:22:30 at the Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland. The Dublin International GP is a London Olympics and World Championships qualifying event as it is an IAAF Challenge Meet held under a European Athletics Permit.
Asian Games 117th Pen Relay 2011
Both the men’s and women’s USA Red teams came up on top in the World 4×400 relay. Quentin Summers, Jamal Torrence, Bershawn Jackson and Angelo Taylor finished in 3:02.40 ; giving the USA Red men’s team a win over the Bahamas by less than a second. In the women’s division of the 4×400, USA Red and USA Blue took the top two spots, with Jamaica in third. Debbie Dunn, Allyson Felix, Natasha Hastings and Sanya Richards – Ross won with a time of 3:22.92, USA Red and USA Blue also, took the top two spots in the Women’s USA vs. the World 4×100 relays. Jamaica won for the men, with USA Red and USA Blue taking second and third respectively.
Asian Games Stockholm Diamond League
Usain Bolt recorded his first victory in three attempts on Swedish soil with victory over the 200 metres in the Stockholm Diamond League meeting. The Jamaican Olympic and world 100 and 200 mt champion cruised comfortably into the curve and powered home in 20.03 seconds. Alonso Edward of Panama ran 20.47 to finish second behind Bolt, with Jamaican Ainsley Waugh finishing third in 20.56 seconds.
Asian Games 8th National Youth Athletics Championship 2011 – Ranchi
The 8th National Youth Athletics Championship was held at Ranchi‘ from 27th May to 29th May, 2011. Haryana lifted the overall trophy while Kerala finished runners – up. Among the boys, Punjab’s Navtejdeep Singh was.adjudged the best athlete with 1, 082 points, while Bihar’s Sunanda Sarkar collected 959 points to receive the best female athlete award of the meet.
Kerala became overall champions in the National Senior Inter – State Athletics Championships which concluded at Sree Kanteerava Stadium. Kerala State garnered a total 13 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze medals for the overall honors.
Asian Games Mumbai Marathan 2011
Girima Assefa from Ethiopia won the 42 – km full run at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011 on 16th January ,2011. Assefa completed the 42 . 1 km race in two hours, nine minutes and 54 seconds beating the previous record of 2:11:54s set by Kenya’s Kenneth Mungara two years ago. He was followed by compatriot Botor Segaye Wolde, who completed the run clocking 2:09:57s. Kenya’s Patrick Muriuki was third with a timing o$ 2:10: 00s. Army Sports Institute,Pune, runners dominated the Indian section in men’s marathon overall, Lyngkhoi Binning defending his title as the nation’s best in SCMM with a time of 2:21:16.
Asian Games Archery
Asian Games World Cup ( Stage II ) Archery 2011
India’s Deepika Kumari came up with an impressive performance to finish fourth overall ( 1,354 points ) behind three Koreans. In team events Jayanta Talukdar and Deepika Kumari had to settle for silver in the recurve mixed team event of the World Cup ( Stage II ) archery competition at Antalya on 13th June, 2011. The Indians lost to the Chinese pair of Dai Xiaoxiang and Fang Yuting 133 – 136 in a rain – marred final. This was the first time an Indian side had reached the final of the mixed team event.
Asian Games 2011 World Archery Champion
The 2011 World Archery Championships was the 46th edition of the World Archery Championships. The event was held in Italy from 2nd July to 10th July, 2011. and was organized by International Archery Federation. Deepika Kumari and Laishram Bombayla Devi won silver in women’s recurve competition. South korea tops the table with 3 golds, 1 silver and 2 bronze.
Asian Games Badminton
Asian Games Thomas Cup
China underlined their dominance of world badminton by winning a fourth consecutive Thomas cup badminton title on 16th May ,2011. at Putra Indoor stadium in Kula Lumpur. China defeated Indonesia with 3 – 0 in fined.( 1 ) Lin Dan Beat Taufik Hidayat ( 2 ) Cai Yun Fu Haifeng beat Markis Kido, Hendra Setiawan ( 3 ) Chen Jin beat Simon Santoso. The next tournament will be held in Wuhan, China from 20th May – 27th May, 2012.
Asian Games Uber Cup
South Korea made history by ending China’s 12 year hold on the Uber Cup with 3 – 1 victory in the final at Pupa Indoor Stadium in Malaysia.
Asian Games Badmintion Championship 2011
The 2011 Badminton Asia Championships was the 31st tournament ; held in Sichuan, China from 19th April to 24th April, 2011. In Men’s Singles Lin Dan of China defeated compatriot Bao Chunlai. In Women’s Singles Wang Yihan of China defeated compatriot Lu Lan. In Men’s Doubles Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng of China defeated Hirokatsu Hashimoto and Noriyasu Hirata of Japan. In Women’s Doubles Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang of China defeated Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei of China.
Asian Games Singapore Open 2011
China’s Chen Jin won the Men’s Singles at the Singapore Open Super Series Badminton tournament on 20th June, 2011. when his compatriot Lin Dan withdrew from the final because of sickness. Women’s Singles title was won by China’s Wang Xin who beat Tine Baun of Denmark in the final. Indonesia’s Tantowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir overcame Chen Hung-ling and Cheng Wen – hsing of Taiwan to take the mixed doubles crown.
Asian Games Malaysia Super Series 2011
World No.1 Lee Chong Wei defeated Indonesia’s Taufik Hidayat to win the Men’s Singles title in the Malaysia Open Badminton Championships on 22nd may, 2011. Chong Wei won his seventh home Open crown and 16th BWF Super Series title.
Asian Games Korean Open 2011
China’s Olympic Champion and one of world’s most prolific players, Lin Dan laid to rest doubts of his capacity to hold his own against the rest of the world when he won the first of the five super – lucrative Super Series Premier in Seoul, Korea. He defeated Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia . In women singles Wang Yihan of China beat compatriot Wang Shixian .
Asian Games All – England Open 2011
World number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia overpowered archrival and Olympic champion Lin Dan’to retain his Yonex All England Open Championship title on march 14th, 2011. Denmark’s Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen produced a stunning fightback in the men’s doubles final to clinch their first All England title.
Asian Games Swiss Open Grand Prix
Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal has won the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title with a victory over the Korean player Ji Hyun Sung in Switzerland. Nehwal, the first Indian to win a Super series tournament, won a gold at the Commonwealth Games and the India Grand Prix gold. The 21 – year – old shuttler, from the northern state of Haryana, was the first Indian woman to reach the singles quarter – finals at the Olympics.
Asian Games Indonesian Open 2011
Star Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal faltered after a good start as she lost to World No.3 Xin Wang of China in the final of the Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament. Fourth seed Saina, who won the title in 2009 and 2010, has Just one title – Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold – to her name in 2011.
Asian Games India Open Championship
Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei on 1st May, 2011 beat Denmark’s Peter Gade to win the Men’s Singles title at the India Open Super Series badminton championship in New Delhi. The Women’s Singles title went to unseeded Thailand’s Porntip Buranaprasertsuk, who scored a 21 – 13, 21 – 16 triumph ovef third seed Korean Bae Youn Joo. The Men’s Doubles title was won by Hirokatsu Hashimoto and Noriyasu Hirata of Japan who defeated Anggaj Pratama and Ryan Agung Saputra of Indonesia 21 – 17, 21 – 9. Women’s Doubles title was won by the Japanese team of Miyuki Maeka and Satokol Suetsuna who beat their compatriots Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa. Mixed Doubles title was won by the Indonesian team of Tantowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir who beat Fran Kurniawan and Ha Zebadiah Bernadeth also from Indonesia in the final.
Asian Games Mauritius Open
India’s Chetan Anand won the Mauritius Open badminton1 championship defeating Chiang Jiann of Malaysia in the men’s final on 20th June, 2011
Asian Games World Badminton Championship 2011
China’s Olympic gold medallist Lin Dan beat top – seeded Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the final to win the Men’s Singles title at the World Badminton Championship organised by the Badminton World Federation ( BWF ) at the Wembley Arena, London from 8th August to 14th August, 2011.
Women’s Singles : Wang Yihan beat Cheng Shao Chieh of Taiwan. Men’s Doubles title Cai Yun & Fu Haifeng ( China ) beat the South Korean pair of Ko Sung Hyun & Yoo Yeon Seong .
Women’s Doubles title was won by Wang Xiaoli & Yu Yang ( China ) who defeated Tian Qing & Zhao Yunlei ( China ) . India’s Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost to Chinese pair of Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei in the women’s doubles semi – final of the World Badminton Championship to settle for a bronze medal.
Asian Games Boxing
Asian Games National Women’s Boxing Championship
Manipur won the team title in the youth National Women’s Boxing Championship with three gold medals on its way to garnering 28 points and-Assam ( 25 points ), with two gold, was the runner – up. Sarjubala Devi of Manipur was declared the best boxer of the meet.
Asian Games Belgrade Boxing Tournament 2011
India struck 2 gold in their maiden appearance at the International Boxing Tournament with Paramjeet Samota ( +91 kg ) and teen sensation Shiva Thapa ( 56kg ) finishing on top in the finals in Belgrade ( Serbia ). Samota, a Commonwealth Games gold-medallist and Asian Games bronze – medallist,1 beat Marceta Mane of Bosnia in a thrilling contest in which both the boxers were tied 6 – 6 after regulation three rounds. Manpreet Singh ( 91kg ), the silver medallist at last year’s Asian Games, settled for a bronze medal after losing to Pulev Tervel of Bulgaria in the semifinal of the tournament.
Asian Cup Women’s Boxing Tournament 2011
India’s five- time world Champion MC Mary Kom ( 48kg ) clinched her first gold medal of the year by finishing on top in the Asian Cup Women’s Boxing tournament in Haikou, China. She claimed the gold after beating Asian champion Kim Myong Sim of North Korea 4 – 3 in the final. Bronze Medals for Indian Women: Neetu ( 60kg );Kavita Goyat ( 75kg ) ; Laxmi Padiya ( 81kg ) ; Kavita Chahal ( +81kg ).
Asian Games 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships
The 2011 AlBA World Boxing Championships was held at the Heydar Aliyev Sports and Exhibition Complex in Baku, Azerbaijan from 22nd September, 2011 to 10th October, 2011. This world Championship served as a qualifier for the 2012 Summer Olympics. 685 boxers participated from 127 countries. Vikas Krishan Yadav is the only Bronze medal winner for India. Ukraine topped the medal table with 4 Golds and 1 Silver medals.
Asian Games Carrom
Asian Games 39th Junior National Carrom Championship
Last year’s runner – up Abdul Rehman of Uttar Pradesh stunned defending champion K Sriniwas of Hyderabad 13 – 12, 21 – 8 to clinch the boys.singles title of the 39th Junior National and inter – state carrom championship at Agarwal Dharmshala. Khushboo Kumari of Jharkhand defeated K Karn of Bihar in the final of Youth girls singles, Kamna Gupta of UP earned the third place beating Swathi of Hyderabad .
Asian Games 13th National Carram Championship
The 13th institutional National Carrom Championship was organised by the Delhi Carrom Association at Thyagraj Indoor stadium. Manipur boy L Rakesh Singh representing Air India annexed Men Singles title defeating Ramesh Babu of Indian Oil Chennai representing Petroleum Sports Promotion Board in a keenly contested final. Ex – World Champion and Current National & SAARC Carrom Champion, Rashmi Kumari of ONGC New Delhi representing Petroleum Sports Promotion. Board defeated her team mate and current World and Asian Champion, S.Illavazhaki in straight sets and annexed the Institution National Women Champion Title.
Asian Games 15th Saarc and 4th Carrom Championship
Nishantha Fernando won the third position in the Men’s Singles while Chamil Cooray of Sri Lanka won the award for the most number of slams scored in both Championships in the recently concluded 15th SAARC and 4th Asian Carrom Championships that were held in Male, Maldives.
Asian Games Chess
Asian Games 9th Parsvnath International Open
Top seed Ukrainian Grand Master Alexander Areshchenko ensured a thrilling end to the 9th Parsvanth international open chess tournament by setting for a draw with fellow Ukrainian GM Yuriy Kuzubov in the 11th and final round.
Asian Games Bosna Chess Tournament 2011
The 41st Bosna International Chess Tournament took place between 15th May – 14th May, 2011. Baadur Jobava from Georgia became champion after defeating Hrant Melkumyan of Armenia.
Asian Games Chennai Open 2011
20 – year – old Ukraine Grandmaster Kravtsiv Martyn emerged as champion of 3rd Chennai Open international Grandmaster Chess tournament with a hard fought final round victory over Israel Grandmaster Alon Greenfeld.
Asian Games World Chess Championship 2012
The World Chess Championship 2012 will be a match between the current world champion Viswanathan Anand of India and Boris Gelfand of Israel, winner of the Candidates tournament. The match will be held in 2012 to determine the World Chess Champion. It will be held in Chennai under the auspices of FIDE, the World Chess Federation.
Asian Games Dubai Chess Open
Former World junior champion and Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta defeated Parimaijan Negi to clinch the Dubai International Open chess title. Abhijeet finished the tournament on 7.5 points.
Asian Games Zagreb Open 2011
International Chess Championship was held from 11th to 18th April in Zagreb, Croatia. Poland’s Grandmaster Grzegorz Gajewski won the main event with 7.0 points from nine rounds, defeating Greenfied Alpn ( Israel ).
4th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament
The 4th Mumbai “Mayor’s Cup” International Open Chess Tournament took place from 15th september to 24th September in Mumbai. The top seed Grand Master Aleksandrov Aleksej of Belarus emerged Champion.
Asian Games Cricket ( India’s Statistics )
Asian Games 2011 World Cup
The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup was the tenth Cricket World Cup. It was played in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. Bangladesh’s first time co – hosted a World Cup. The World Cup took place between 19th February and 2nd April, 2011. with the first match played on 19th February, 2011. with co – hosts India and Bangladesh facing off at the Sher – e – Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
The official song of the 2011 Cricket World Cup has three versions, in Bangali, Hindi and Sinhala in accordance with the three hosting countries. “De Ghuma Ke” is the Hindi version composed by the trio of Shankar – Ehsaan – Loy. Mascot : Stumpy, a young elephant, is the official mascot for the 2011 Cricket World Cup. India defeated the mighty Australians in the Quarter finals and the favorite rivalry Pakistan in the semi final. An inspired India regained the coveted World Cup after 28 years as they suppressed Sri Lanka with a six – wicket victory in a nerve – wrecking final to script at glorious new chapter in their cricketing history. Chasing 275 for a historic win, the Indians held their nerves as they rode on Gautam Gambhir’s 97 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni!s unbeaten 91 to overhaul the target with 10 balls to spare and send the cricket – crazy nation into a frenzy.
|Man of the match : M.S.Dhoni : India|
|Man of the series :Yuvraj Singh : India|
|Leading run scorer : Tillakaratne Dilshan: Srilanka|
|Leading wicket takers : Shahid Afridi : Pakistan|
|Leading wicket takers : Zaheer khan : India|
Asian Games in World Cups
|Year||Venue||Status of India||Winner|
|1975||England||Round 1||West Indies|
|1979||England||Round 1||West Indies|
|1987||India, Pakistan||Third place||Australia|
|1992||Australia, New Zealand||Round 1||Pakistan|
|1996||India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka||Third Place||Sri Lanka|
|1999||England||R2 ( super six )||Australia|
|2007||West Indies||Round 1||Australia|
|2011||India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh||Champion||India|
|2015||Australia, New Zealand ( Scheduled )|
Asian Games Icc T20 World Cup Statistics
|Year||Venue||Status of India||Winners|
|2009||England –||Super 8s||Pakistan|
|2010||West indies||Super 8s||England|
Asian Games Status of Indian Team in other Major Tournament
|ICC Champions Trophy||Asia Cup|
|1998 : Semi Finals||1984 : Champions|
|2000 : RunnersUp||1986 : Boycott|
|2002 : Joint Winner with SriLanka||1988 : Champions|
|2004 : Round 1||1990 / 1991 : Champions|
|2006 : Round 1||1995 : Champions|
|2009 : Round 1||1997 : Runners Up|
|2000 : 3rd Place|
|2004 : Runners Up|
|2008 : Runners Up|
|2010 : Champions|
|Asian Test Championship|
|1999 : 3rd Place|
|2001 : Boycott|
|1986 : Runner Up|
|1990 : Round 1|
|1994 : Runner Up|
Asian Games World Cup Cricket in India 2011
|January||India in South Africa||3 Test + 1 T20 + 5 0Df||Test : India level the series by 1 – 1
ODI : S.Africa won the series
T20 : Indian won
|February – April||World Cup 2011||India won the World Cup defeating Sri Lanka by 6 Wickets|
|April to May||IP4
|Chennai superkings retained the title.|
|June – July||India in West Indies||3 test &5 ODI||ODI : India wons the series by 3 – 2|
|India in England||3 Tests , 5 ODI & 1720||England won all the matches making clean white wash in all form of the Game.|
|September to October.||Champion’s Leauge||1||Mumbai Indians won the trophy for the first time.|
|October to November||England in India||5 ODI + T20||ODI : India won the series 5 – 0 England won T 20.|
|November||West Indies in India||3 Test,
5 ODI, T 20
|To be played|
|December||Indiain Australia||4 Test triseries 2 T20||Scheduled|
Asian Games World Cup First Odi Double Century
Sachin Tenduikar became the first cricketer to make a double – hundred in the 39 years of one – day international cricket history. Sachin Tenduikar was at his classic best as he fired his way to 200 not out from a mere 147 balls, having hit 25 boundaries and 3 sixes in the second one day against South Africa. It was yet another milestone for the man, who has some 30,000 international runs under his belt, including 99 centuries ( 51 in Tests and 48 in ODIs ).
Highest Individual scores by a batsman in one day Internationals :
|Batsman ( Country )||Runs||Balls||Versus||Venue||Mon/Yr|
|Sachin Tendulkar||200*||147||South Africa||Gwalior||February 2010|
|Saeed Anwar ( Pak )||194||146||India||Chennai||May 1997|
|Charls Coventry ( Zim )||194*||156||Bang.||Bulawayo||August 2009|
|Vivian Richards ( WI )||189*||170||England||Manchester||May 1984|
|Sariath Jayasuriya ( SL )||189||161||India||Sharjah||October 2000|
|Gary Kirsten ( SA )||188*||159||UAE||Rawalpindi||February 1996|
|Sachin Tenduikar ( Ind )||186*||150.||New Zealand||Hyderabad||November 1999|
|MS Dhoni ( Ind )||183*||145||Srilanka||Jaipur||Octtober 2005|
|Saurav Ganguly ( Ind )||183||158||Srilanka||Taunton||May 1999|
|Mathew Hayden ( Aus )||181*||166||New Zealand||Hamilton||February2007|
Asian Games Icc T20 World Cup
South Africa bom batsmen Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen starred as England won their first major one – day title in a seven – wicket victory over Australia in World Twenty20 final in West Indies. It was the first time England had won a major international one – day event after losing in three World Cup finals ( 1979, 1987 and 1992 ) and the 2004 Champions Trophy.
Asian Games T20 Women’s World Cup 2010
Australia won the Women’s T20 Championship by defeating New Zealand by three runs in Bridgetown on 16th May, 2010. Ellyse Perry was adjudged as star of the match with her career best 2 – 4 from her 2 over’s.
Asia Cup 2010
After fifteen years of drought, team India finally lifted the Asia Cup Cricket trophy at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium by defeating Sri Lanka by a margin of 81 runs. It was fifth Asia Cup trophy for India. Dinesh Karthik was declared Man of the Match and Shahid Afridi, who made two brilliant 100’s was chosen as the Player of the Tournament.
Asian Games Umpire Decision Review System in Cricket
The Umpire Decision Review System ( UDRS ) is a new technology based system currently being used on an experimented basis in the sport of cricket The new review system was officially launched by International Cricket Council on 24th November, 2009. during the first Test match between New Zealand and Pakistan at the University Oval in Dunedin. It was first used in One Day Internationals in January 2011. during England’s tour’of Australia. The BCCI.is agreeable to the use of technology in decisionmaking, which will include infra – red cameras and audio – tracking devices. Hot Spot, the “thermal imaging” technology now available and made mandatory in the UDRS, will mostly be used for close catches and edges.
Asian Games Ranji Trophy 2011
Rajasthan won the Ranji Trophy for the first time in 77 years after getting the better of Baroda on first innings lead at Vadodara on 15th January, 2011. Rashmi Parida of Rajasthan was declared the Man – of – the – Match. I The’scores:Rajasthan – 1st innings:394; Baroda – 1st innings:361; Rajasthan – 2nd inning:341
Asian Games Deodar Trophy 2011
A fiery spell by Man of the Match Joginder Sharma ( 6 for 40 ) helped North Zone drub West Zone by five wickets and retain the Deodhar Trophy. West Zone’s decision to bat first on a.lively wicket backfired as Joginder along with Ishant Sharma ( 3 for 22 ) bowled them out for 101 in 26.3 overs.
Asian Games Duleep Trophy 2011
South Zone lifted the Duleep trophy on 5th February, 2011. beating North Zone by seven wickets in the final played at Visakhapatnam. This was the 11th time that South Zone won the inter – zone tournament, after finishing runner – up to West Zone last season. The Duleep Trophy was presented to South Zone captain S. Badrinath, who wets also adjudged Man – of – the – Match.
Asian Games Ipl 4
The Chennai Super Kings won the IPL 4 Title in 2011, after beating the Royal Challengers Bangalore by a massive 58 runs in the grand final in Chennai. This season the number of teams in the league went from eight to ten with the additions of the Pune Warriors India and the Kochi Tuskers Kerala. Murali Vijay named Man of the Match.
Awards : * Citibank Rising Star : lqbal Abdulla ( KKR ) [ 16 Wickets in 14 Games ] ;
*King of Karbonn Kamaal Catches : Kieron Pollard ( Mumbai Indians ) ;
*Volkswagen Best Individual Performance : Paul Valthaty ( Kings XI Punjab ) [ 120* ];
*DLF IPL Leading Run Scorer : Chris Gayle ( Royal Challengers Bangalore ) [ 511 runs in 9 matches ] ;
* DLF IPL Leading Wicket Taker : Lasith Malinga ( Mumbai Indians ) [ 27 wickets in 14 matches ] ;
* Kingfisher Fair Play Trophy : Chennai Super Kings ;
DLF * Golden Player Award : Chris Gayle ( Royal Challengers Bangalore ).
Asian Games Harbhajan Slngh Takes 400th Wicket
Indian half spinner Harbhajan Singh became the 11th bowler to achieve the target of 400 wickets in the test match histroy. He dismissed Carlton Baugh of West Indies on the second day of the third Test match in Dominica.
Leading wicket – takers in test cricket :
|Muttiah Muralitharan||Sri Lanka||800||133|
|Courtney Walsh||West Indies||519||132|
|Sir Richard Hadlee||New Zealand||431||86|
|Shaun Pollock||South Africa||421||108|
Asian Games 2011 Champions League Twenty20
Mumbai Indians won the Champions League Twenty20 title with a 31 – run final victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai. Spinner Harbhajan Singh took 3 – 20 for Mumbai to dismiss Bangalore for 108 in 19.2 overs, as they chased a seemingly below – par 140.
|Man of the Series : Lasith Malinga ( Sri Lanka )|
|Man of the Match : Harbhajan Singh ( India )|
|Golden Wicket: Lasith Malinga ( Sri Lanka )|
|Golden Bat : David warner ( Australia )|
Asian Games C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award
Salim Durrani, a popular player for the Indian team in the 1960s and 70s, has been nominated for the BCCI’s C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award, comprising a trophy and ₹ 15 lakh cheque. The Kabul – born, Mumbai – based cricketer will be presented with the award on 31st May, 2011 at the Board’s annual awards ceremony.
Asian Games Football
Asian Games 2012 Africa Cup of Nation
The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations will be the 28th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa organized by the Confederation of African Football ( CAF ). It will be co – hosted by Gabon and Equatorial Guinea. Gabon / Equatorial Guinea were chosen as hosts for the 2012 cup and Libya for the 2013 edition. Nigeria was chosen as a stand – by host in the event that one of the chosen nations were to become unsuitable.
Asian Games 65th Santosh Trophy 2011
Bengal retained the Santosh Trophy with a 2 – 1 victory over Manipur in the summit clash to win their 31st title of the National Championships. This was the Northeast state’s second final appearance.
Asian Games Champion League Football 2011
Barcelona team dominated the match, winning 3 – 1 with goals from Pedro Rodriguez, Lionel Messi and David Villa, securing their fourth Champions League title. The final match was contested by Spanish side Barcelona and Manchester United of England, a repeat of the 2009 final held in Rome which Barcelona won 2 – 0.
Asian Games Fwa 2011 Footballer of the Year
West Ham midfielder Scott Parker has been voted 2011 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers Association. Parker topped the poll ahead of Tottenham defender Gareth Bale, who was named the Professional Footballers’s Association Player of the Year.
Asian Games Saff Championship
Pakistan lifted the inaugural title of the SAFF under 16 Football Championship held in Kathmandu by beating India 2 – 1 in the final. Nepal secured the third position after defeating Bangladesh 2 – 1.
Asian Games 2011 Afc Asian Cup
Japan won the AFC Asia Cup after a 1 – 0 win against Australia, and earned the right to compete in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil as the representative from AFC. The 2011 AFC Asian Cup finals were held in Qatar on 29th January, 2011. It was the fifteenth time the tournament has been held, and the second time hosted by Qatar.
Asian Games Senior National Womens; Football Championship 2011
The Odisha women made history by winning the 19th Senior National Women’s Football Championship at Bhilai. They beat West Bengal 5 – 0 in the final. Odisha had beaten Mizoram , Madhya Pradesh , Haryana , Kerala and West Bengal in the league stage. In the semifinal, Odisha thrashed Goa.Sasmita Mallick scored 14 goals in the tournament.
Asian Games 65th Obaidullah Gold Cup Hockey Tournament
IOC ( Indian Oil Corporation ) won its maiden title in the 65th All – India Obaidullah Gold Cup Hockey Tournament that is being played at the Aishbagh Stadium in Bhopal by defeating BPCL 3 – 2 in final
Asian Games 2011 Durand Cup
The 2011 Durand Cup is the 124th edition of the Durand Cup, the third oldest association football competition in the world. Churchill Brothers won the 2011 Durand Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium with a win over Prayag United. The 2010 Durand Cup Champions were Prayag United.
Asian Games Fencing
Asian Games 2011 World Fencing Championship
The 2011 World Fencing Championship was held at Catania, Italy from 8th october to 16th october, 2011.
Asian Games 2011 World Fencing Medal table
Asian Games Golf
Asian Games 2011 Us Masters
South African Chad Schwartzel won the 2011 US Masters Championships at Augusta taking the lead from Australian Adam Scott, becoming the third South African to win the Masters following Gary Player and Trevor lmmelman. It is Schwartzel’s first major title. Tiger Woods finished on 10 under after a fine afternoon of gold at Augusta National.
Asian Games Indonesia Masters
Lee Westwood reclaimed the world number one ranking after he triumphed at the Indonesian Masters beating Luke Donald. ftirk Hyun – bin of South Korea briefly shared the lead with Westwood before a bogey on No.11.
Asian Games Us Open Golf Championship 2011
Rory Mcllroy of Northern Ireland won the 111th US Open Golf tournament at Bethesda, Maryland, USA on 19th June, 2011, by becoming the championship’s youngest winner since 1923. Australia’s Jason Day finished second ahead of South Korea’s Yang Yong – eun.
Asian Games Avantha Masters 2011
Indian golfer SSP Chowrasia ended his three – year – old title drought winning the co – sanctioned Avantha Masters in the most dramatic fashion after closest rival Robert Coles of England bogeyed his closing hole on, 20th February, 2011.
Asian Games Volvo China Open Golf Tournament 2011
Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts cruised to victory in the US$3 million Volvo China Open to finally secure his first win on The European Tour after over a decade of tiresome. The Belgian player finished four shots clear of Spain’s Pablo Martin, New Zealander Danny Lee, Ireland’s Peter Lawrie and Dane Soren Kjeldsen.
Asian Games Dubai Desert Classic 2011
Spain’s Alvaro Quitos won the Dubai Desert Classic in the United Ara Emirates with a wild round that included a hole in one and a triple bogey. The 70th – ranked Quiros, of Spain, shot a four – under – par 68 to finish at 11 under 277, one stroke ahead of Anders Hansen of Denmark ( 70 ) and James Kingston of South Africa ( 67 ). Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia each shot a 75 to finished tied for 20th at 284.
Asian Games Bangladesh Open
Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar won his second successive title playing a solid one – under 71 in the final round of the American Express Banglades Open trophy in Dhaka on 30th January, 2011. The 22 – year – old golfer’s victory made him the first Indian to win the Bangladesh Open on the Aircel PGTI
Asian Games Pgti Golf
Anirban Lahiri produced his best score with a six under 64 in the final round on 11th February, 2011 to annex the title in the ₹. 40 lakh AircS PGTI Players Championship at the Tollygunge Club in Kolkata. Jyoti Randhawa and Rashid Khan tied for the second place. The win propelled Lahiri to the second position in the 2011 PGTI Rolex Rankings. Gaganjeet Bhullar, the current leader in the Rolex rankings finished in the eighth place.
Asian Games 2011 British Open
Northern Irishman Darren Clarke captured his first major in convincing fashion. Clarke becomes the sixth straight major champion from outside the United States with his closing even – par 70, in – intermittent downpours and unrelenting wind, Clarke finished at 5 – under 275, three shots clear of the field, becoming the third different Ulsterman in the past six majors to win a championship.
Asian Games Hockey
Asian Women’s Champion Trophy Hockey Tournament 2011
South Korea fought back their way bate from two goals down to overpower China by 5 – 3 and won the women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament held in China.
Asian Champions Trophy Hockey
India defeated archrivals Pakistan 4 – 2 via the penalty shootout to clinch the first edition of the men’s Asian.Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Ordos, China on 11th September, 2011. Rajpal Singh, Danish Mujtaba, Yuvraj Walmiki and Sarvanjit Singh scored for India in the penalty shootout while Muhammad Rizwan and Waseem Ahmed scored for Pakistan after both the sides were locked goalless in the regular and extra time.
Asian Women’s Champion Challenge 2011
Japan is the 2011 Electric Ireland F1H Champions Challenge 1 gold medalist after earning a come – from – behind 3 – 2 win against the United states. India came from behind to beat Azerbaijan 3 – 1 and finish seventh in the F1H Womens Champions Challenge 1 Hockey Tournament at Dublin, Ireland.
Asian Games 2011 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
The 2011 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is the 20th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. It was held from 5th May to 15th May, 2011 in Ipoh, Perak,Malaysia. World Champions Australia won the 20th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup beating Pakistan 3 – 2 through a golden goal in extra – time. New Zealand were the early aggressors against Great Britain for third place, forcing a penalty corner in the fourth minute.
Asian Games 2011 Women’s Hockey Champions Challenge I
The 2011 Woman’s Hockey Champions Challenge I was the fifth tournament of Hockey Champions Challenge for women. It was held in Dublin, Ireland from 18th June to 26th june, 2011.japa defeated USA to clinch1 the title by 3 – 2 goals.
Asian Games 2011 Man’s Hockey Champions Challenge II
The 2011 Men’s Hockey Champions Challenge II was the second edition of the Hockey Champions Challenge II for men. It was held in Lille, France from 2nd July to 10th july, 2011. France won the title by defeating Ireland.
Asian Games Kabadi
Asian Games Kabaddi World Cup 2010
India won the first edition of World Cup kabaddi by beating Pakistan in the final match of Pearl World Cup Kabaddi Punjab 2010 which was held on 12th April, 2010 at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludiana. India scored 58 points in the final as against just 24 points scored by Pakistan. Besides India and Pakistan, Britain, USA, Iran, Italy, Canada and Australia also participated in the Kabaddi World Cup. India beat Canada 57 – 36 in the semifinal. Pakistan beat Italy 57 – 33 in another semifinal. 2011 world cup is on going in Punjab from 1st Novemeber – 20th November, 2011.
Asian Games Motor Sports
Asian Games Indian Grand Prix 2011
The Grand Prix of India was the Formula One race held at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The first event took place on 30th October, 2011. as the 17th race of the 2011 Formula One season. The new race track was officially homologated on 1st September, 2011. by Charlie Whiting. Red balls Sebastin Vettel won the 2011 Indian Grand prix.
Asian Games Malaysian Grand Prix 2011
Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads the drivers’ Championship for Reel Bull on 50 points after winninig the Malaysian grand prix on 10th April, 2011. Sebastian Vettel ( Red Bull ) has won the Malaysian Grand Prix ahead of Jenson Button ( McLaren ) and Nick Heidfeld ( Renault ).
Asian Games Turkish Grand Prix 2011
World Champion Sebastian Vettel won the Turkish Grand Prix. Mark Webber gave Red Bull a one – two when he finished in second place ahead of Fernando Alonso in a Ferrari. Vettel’s third victory from four season races so far, sees him extend his lead at the top of the standings to 34 points. The German is on 93, while McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton, who finished fourtfl on the day, is on 59th.
Asian Games Spanish Grand Prix 2011
Red Bull’s Formula One world Champion Sebastian.Vettel took his fourth win in five races in Spanish Grand Prix that shed its reputation for predictable processions. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton finished second, just 0.6 seconds behind, after harrying the 23 – year – old German over the closing laps in a far closer finale to a race many had forecast would be a duel between the dominant Red Bulls.
Asian Games Monaco Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel won Monaco Grand Prix and strengthen hiss championship lead, beating Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button in a thrilling and incident – packed race. Defending Fl champion Vettel has won five of six races for Red Bull this season, with only McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton beating him in China.
Asian Games European Grand Prix 2011
Red Bull’s Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel turned the European Grand Prix into a stroll in the Spanish sunshine as he racked up his sixth victory in eight races this season. Vettel is now 77 points clear of McLaren’s Jenson Button and his own Australian team – mate Mark Webber, who finished a solitary third and 27. 2 seconds down the road, in the championship
Asian Games Canadian Grand Prix
Jenson Button won Canadian Grand Prix, after coming from 21st to 1st after collisions with Lewis Hamilton & Fernando Alonso. He made Sebastian Vettel crack under pressure on the last lap and won the Canadian Grand Prix. He won his first 1 race of 2011 his 10th career victory & by far, the best ever victory.
Asian Games Hungarian Grand Prix
McLaren’s Jenson Button celebrated his 200th Formula One start by winning the Hungarian Grand Prix after a thrilling race. Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel was second despite an error – strewn race to increase his championship lead over teammate Mark Webber to 85 points and move him closer to defending his title with eight races left after the mid-season break.
Asian Games Rugby
Asian Games 2011 Rugby World Cup
The 2011 Rugby World Cup was the seventh Rugby World Cup, a quadrennial international rugby union competition inaugurated in 1987. The tournament was won by New Zealand, who defeated France 8 – 7 in the final.
Asian Games Snooker
Asian Games Snooker National Championship
Maharashtra star player, Aditya Mehta won 75th National Snooker Championship on 16th August, 2011. after defeating Manish Jain of Bengal in the final.
Asian Games Snooker Championship 2011
Thai cueist Rassakom Suwannawat beat home challenge Aditya Mehta to win the title in the Asian snooker championship at the Yeshwant Club. This was the maiden continental title for Passakom, who bagged the winner’s purse of $3,500. Mehta got $1,750 as the runner – up. The losing semifinalists, Pankaj Advani and Mohammad Rais Senzahi, took home $500 each.
Asian Games World Snooker Championship 2011
Scotsman John Higgins has lifted the Snooker World Championship for a third time after he defeated the promising young player, Judd Trump in the 2011 final at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Asian Games Ibsf World Billiards Championships
The IBSF World Billiards Championships was played at The Ivy Rooms Snooker Club , Carlow , Dublin from 23rd August to 1st September. Mike Russell once again proved his supremacy in Billiards by defending his Point format title successfully. In the final he defeated Pankaj Advani 6 – 3. ‘Mike Russell ( England ) lifted his 16th World Billiards title. Playing in the final of ‘timed event’ of 2011 IBSF World Billiards championship in Carlow he thrashed Matthew Bolton of Australia with a winning margin of 2482 points’.
Asian Games Billiards 2011
National Champion Alok Kumar became the first cueist to achieve the rare feat of winning both the Billiards and Snooker Asian titles when he blanked Praput Chaithanasukan of Thailand to win the Asian Billiards championship at the Olympic Stadium of Kish Island. Earlier, back in 2004 in Jordan, Alok had lifted the Asian Snooker title by defeating his compatriot former World Professional Billiards champion Pankaj Advani in the finals.
Asian Games Shooting
Asian Games World Cup ( Stage IV ) Meet at Shanghai
The Indian women’s recurve archery team beat World champion Italy with a 215 – 204 victory in the final of the World Cup ( Stage IV ) meet Shanghai on 10th September, 2011. The Indian team of L. Bombayla Devi Deepika Kumari and Chekrovolu Swuro had been beaten in the final of the World championship at Turin ( Italy ) earlier this year. The men’s compound team lost to World champion, U.S. in a one-sided match at 229 – 235. Deepika also earned India a bronze in the women’s recurve individual play – off defeating Indonesia’s Erwina Safitri 6 – 4.
Asian Games Issf World Cup Sydney 2011
Annu Raj Singh became the fifth Indian shooter to book a berth in next year’s London Olympics after clinching the 10m Air Pistol silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in fort Benning, U.S.A. Singh, who had never won a World Cup medal before this, qualified for the finals with 389 points, tied with eventual gold – medalist Olena Kostevych of Ukraine.
Asian Games Shooting World Cup
Commonwealth Games bronze winner Sanjeev Rajput became the third Indian marksman to book a berth for London Olympics after winning the gold medal at the 50m Rifle 3 positions Men Final at shooting Would Cup in Changwon, Korea. Sanjeev shot a total of 1278.2 points to clinch the gold medal, beating Serbian Nemanja Mirosavljev ( 1272.5 ) and Ole Kristian Bryhn ( 1271.9 ) of Norway.
Asian Games Issf World Cup
Olympic Champion Abhinav Bindra, qualified for 2012 Londct( Games despite finishing a lowly eighth in the 10m air rifle event of the Shooting World Cup in Munich, Germany. The Indian eventually finish eighth with a total of 646.2 but clinched a London Olympics quota place as the top six finishers. The gold in the event went to China’s Qinan Zn ( 651 ) while the silver was clinched by his compatriot Tao Wang ( 649.5 ) Slovakia’s Jozef Gonci ( 649.3 ) settled for the bronze medal.890 shoote from 86 countries are competing in the 2011 Rifle and Pistol World Cup Stage at the 1972 Olympic Shooting Range in Munich.
Asian Games Squash
Asian Games 2011 Chicago Open :
India’s fourth seeded Joshna Chinappa, ranked 35th in the world, won USD 8,000 WISPA World tour event on February 2011. against her Indiai compatriot Pallikal who recently became the highest ranked Indian in the world.
Asian Games 16th Asian Individual Squash Championships
Malaysians Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan and Nicol David claimed both the men’s and women’s championships, respectively, at the 2011 Asian Individual Squash Championships held at the Nicol David International Squash Center in Penang, Malaysia. It is the first title for Adnan, in his first ever appearance in the final. Women’s top seed, Nicol David, won her 8th consecutive title.
Asian Games Junior Squash Championships 2011
Anaka Alankamony of India stayed off stiff resistance from top seed Tsz Wing Tong ( Hong Kong ) to bag the Asian Junior ( U – 19 ) girls squash title in a final contest. The Chennaiite became the third Indian after Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal to win the Asian crown.
Asian Games Wispa Challenger2011
seed, tamed India’s Joshna Chinappa in the final of the WISPA – Indian Challenger $16000 tournament at the Indian Squash Academy. Donna Urquhart received the winner’s trophy and $2066 as prize money, while Joshna got $1604. Joshna Chinappa outsmarted her younger rival Dipika Pallikal to enter the final.
Asian Games Swimming
Asian Games National Sub – Junior Swimming Championships 2011
Tamil Nadu’s M. Harish Raj ( Group IV ) and Nikitha Bhaiya ( Group III ) clinched the top spot in the 100m butterfly and 200m freestyle events in the National sub – junior swimming championships being held at Indore. Nikitha finished in a time of 2 : 22 . 57 wlile Harish won in 1:10.69. The Tamil’ Nadu girls came first in the 4x50m freestyle relay in Group III
Asian Games Kimberley National Lake Argyle Swim
Swapnali Yadav won the women’s category and grabbed second spot in the Open category at the first Kimberley National Lake Argyle Swim, held in Western Australia. She clocked seven minutes, seven minutes and 24 seconds in completing the 20km open event. The Indian swimmer competed as a special invitee at the event organised by the Lake Argyle Swim Inc, under the auspices of Association of Swimming Australia.
Asian Games 2011 World Aquatics Championships
The 14th FINA World Championships held from 16th July to 31st july, 2011 in Shanghai, China at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. The 2011 World Championships featured 5 aquatics disciplines : swimming, water polo, diving, open water, and synchronized swimming.
Olympic champion Michael Phelps broke his gold medal drought in Shanghai with a convincing 200m butterfly win on Wednesday to claim his third straight world title in his favourite event.The world record – holder stormed ahead over the early stages and had enough left in the tank to fight off a late challenge by Japan’s Takeshi Matsuda, clocking a winning time of lmin 53.34sec. Matsud timed .1 : 54 . 01 while China’s Wu Fteng claimed bronze in 1 : 54 . 67.
Asian Games Swimming Results
Men : 200m butterfly : 1. Michael Phelps ( USA ) 1 : 53 .34s, 2. Takeshi Matsuda (Jpn) 1 : 54 .01, 3. Wu Peng ( Chn ) 1 : 54 . 67. 800m freestyle : 1. Sun Yang ( Chn ) 7:38.57, 2. Ryan Cochrane ( Can ) 7:41.86, 3. Gergo Kis ( Hun ) 7 : 44 .94.50m breaststroke : 1. Felipe Franca da Silva ( Bra ) 27.01, 2. Fabiq Scozzoli ( Ita ) 27.17, 3, Cameron van der Burgh ( RSA ) 27.19.
Women : 200m freestyle: 1. Federica Pellegrini ( Ita ) 1:55.58, 2. Kyffl Palmer ( Aus ) 1 : 56 .04, 3. Camille Muffat ( Fra ) 1 : 56 . 10 .
Asian Games Table Tennis
Asian Games Ongc – Indian Open Global Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championships 2011
India, after making a clean sweep in team events, added six more titles in the open categories in the ONGC – Indian Open Global Junior and Cadet Table Tennis championships, which concluded at Maharanapratap Sports College Complex here on 2nd October 2011. Thus the hosts bagged eight; of the 10 titles on offer in the meet, leaving the crumbs to Thailand and Chinese Taipei, who won one each. Undoubtedly, they were the .only two ; foreign outfits that were a notch better than the rest of visiting participants.
Asian Games 17th Asian Table Tennis Championships
The Chinese invasion at the Thyagaraj Stadium on 23rd July 2011. was complete. And the rampaging champions just completed the demolition act, winning all the four team championship titles & mdash;boys, girls, cadet boys and cadet girls & mdash;to stamp their authority in the NCC 17th Asian Table Tennis championships.
Asian Games 72nd Inter – State Teble Tennis Championships 2011
Petroleum Sports Promotion Board ( PSPB ) retained the Barna-Bellack Cup in the men’s final of the Keventer 72nd Inter – State Table Tennis Championships at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here today. This was their ninth successive title.
Asian Games Table Tennis World Championships
The GAC GROUP 2011 World Table Tennis Championships was held at the Ahoy indoor sporting arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands from. 8th May to May 15th, 2011..China’s Ding Ning and Zhang Jike won the women’s and men’s singles titles respectively in the table tennis World Championships
Men’s singles : Zhang Jike ( China ) beat Wang Hao ( China )
Women’s singles : Ding Ning ( China ) beat Li Xiaoxia ( China ).
Women’s Doubles : Ma Long / Xu Xin (China ), beat Chen Qi / Ma Lin ( China ).
Mixed Doubles : Zhang Chao / Cao Zhen ( Chn ) beat Hao Shuai / Mu Zi ( Chn )
Asian Games Tennis
Asian Games Us Open 2011
Men’s Singles : Novak Djokovic ( Serbia ) defeated Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Women’s Singles : Samantha Stosur ( AUS ) defeated Serena Williams ( USA ) .
Men’s Doubles : Jurgen Melzer ( Austria ) and Philipp Petzschner ( Germany ) defeated Mariusz Fyrstenberg (Poland) and Marcin Matkowski ( Poland )
Women’s doubles : Liezel Huber ( USA ) and Lisa Raymond ( USA ) defeated
Vania King ( USA ) and Yaroslava Shvedova ( KAZ )
Asian Games Wimbledon Open 2011
Men’s singles : Novak Djokovic ( Serbia ) beat Rafael Nadal ( Spain )
Women’s singles : Petra Kvitova ( Czech Republic ) beat Maria Sharapova ( Russia )
Men’s doubles : Bob Bryan & Mike Bryan ( USA ) beat Horia Tecau ( Romania ) & Robert Lindstedt ( Sweden )
Women’s Doubles : Kveta Peschke ( Czech Republic ) & Katarina Srebotnik
( Slovenia ) beat Sabine Lisicfci ( Germany ) & Samantha Stosur ( Australia )
Mixed Doubles : Jurgen Melzer ( Austria ) & Iveta Benesova ( Czech Republic ) beat Mahesh Bhupathi (India) & Elena Vesnina ( Russia ).
Asian Games 2011 Pnb Paribas Open
Men’s Singles : N Djokovic ( Serbia ) defeated Rafael Nadal ( Spain )
Women’s Singles : Caroline Wozniacki ( Denmark ) defeated Marion Bartoli ( Ranee )
Men’s doubles : Alexander Dolgopolov ( Ukraine ) / Xavier Matisse
( Belgium ) defeated Roger Federer ( Switzerland ) / Stanislas Wawrinka ( Switzerland )
Women’s Doubles : Sania Mirza ( India ) / Elena Vesnina ( Russia ) defeated
Bethanie Mattek – Sands / Meghann Shaughnessy of US.
Asian Games Australian Open 2011
Men’s Singles : Novak Djokovic ( Serbia ) beat Andy Murray ( UK )
Women’s Singles : Kim Clijsters ( Belgium ) beat Li Na ( China )
Men’s’ Doubles : Bob Bryan ( USA ) / Mike Bryan ( USA ) beat Mahesh Bhupathi ( India ) / Leander Paes ( India )
Women’s Doubles : Gisela Dulko ( Argentina ) / Flavia Penneta ( Italy ) beat
Victoria Azarenka ( Belarus ) / Maria Kirilenko ( Russia )
Mixed Doubles : Katarina Srebotnik ( Slovenia ) / Daniel Nestor ( Canada ) beat Yung – Jan Chan ( Chinese Taipei ) / Paul Hanley ( Australia )
Asian Games French Open 2011
Men’s Singles : Rafael Nadal ( Spain ) defeated Roger Federer ( Switzerland )
Women’s Singles : Li Na ( China ) defeated Fransesca Scevone ( Italian )
Men’s Doubles : Max Mirnyi ( Belarus ) and Daniel Nestor ( Canada ) defeated Juan Sebastian Cabal ( Colombia ) and Eduardo Schwank ( Argentina ).
Women’s Doubles : Andrea Hlavachova and Lucie Hradecki of Czech Republic
defeated Sania Miiza ( India ) and Eena Vesnina ( Russia )
Asian Games Sony Ericson Open 2011
Men’s Singles : Novak Djokovic ( Serbia ) defeated Rafael Nadal ( Spain )
Women’s Singles : Victoria Azarenka ( Belarus ) defeated Maria Sharapova ( Russia )
Men’s Doubles : Mahesh Bhupathi ( India ) / Leander Paes ( India ) defeated Max Mirnyi ( Belarus ) / Daniel Nestor( Canada )
Women’s Doubles : D Hantuchova ( Slovakia ) / Radwanska ( Poland ) defeated
L Huber ( USA ) / N Petrova ( Russia )
Asian Games Monte Carlo Masters 2011
Men’s Singles : Rafael Nadal ( Spain ) defeated David Ferrer ( Spain )
Men’s Doubles : Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan of USA defeated Juan Ignacio Chela ( Argentina ) / Bruno Soares ( Brazil ).
Asian Games Hopman Cup 2011
The Hopman Cup XXIII ( also known as the Hyundai Hopman Cup for sponsorship reasons ) corresponds to the 23rd edition of the Hopman Cup tournament between nations in men’s and women’s tennis. The tournament commenced on 1st January 2011. at the Burs wood Dome in Perth, Australia. In the final the United States of America team of Bethanie Mattek – Sands and John Isner defeated Belgium’s Justine Henin and Ruben Bemelmans 2 – 1. This was the USA’s sixth Hopman Cup title. Spain were the 2010 champions but were not invited to defend their title.
Asian Games Madrid Open 2011
Men’s Singles : Novak Djokovic ( Serbia ) dethroned Rafa Nadal ( Spain )
Women’s Singles : Petra Kvitova ( Czech Republic ) def. Victoria Azarenka ( Belarus ).
Men’s Doubles : Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan of US defeated Michael Uodra ( France ) / Nenad Zimonjic ( Serbia )
Women’s Doubles : Victoria Azarenka ( Belarus ) / Maria Kirilenko ( Russia ) defeated Kveta Feschke ( Czech Republic ) / Katarina Srebotnik ( Slovenia )
Asian Games Dubai Open 2011
Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in the finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. It gained Djokovic his third successive title at the 1.6 – million-dollar event. The second – seeded Serbian outplayed the Swiss maestro in the first set and recovering from 1 – 3 down in the second set.
Asian Games Memphis Title 2011
Andy Roddick overcame Canadian Milos Raonic to bag a third title in Memphis at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships. Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova won the women’s final to secure her second WTA title when Canadian Rebecca Marino retired with a left abdominal strain.
Asian Games Italian Open 2011
Novak Djokovic ( Serbia ) beat top – ranked Rafael Nadal ( Spain ), in the Italian Open fined in Rome to stretch his unbeaten start this year to 37 matches. Djokovic the first player to beat Nadal on clay twice in the same year. Maria Sharapova stormed to victory over Sam Stosur in the women singles final in Rome.
Asian Games Nice Open 2011
World number 12 Nicolas Almagro won his third title of the 2011 season after beating Romanian Victor Hanescu in the final of the Open de Nice Cote d’Azur tournament. The win also made the clay court specialist a strong contender for the Roland Garros 2011 tournament.
Asian Games Chennai Open 2011
The 16th edition of the Chennai Open, and part of the 250 series of the 2010 ATP World Tour took place from January 4th to 10th 2011.Third – seeded Stanislas Wawririka from Switzerland overcame Xavier Malisse of Belgium in three sets to start the new season by winning the $450,000 ATP Chennai Open title. India’s Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi won the doubles title with a win over Robin Haase and David Martin of US in the final.
Asian Games Qatar Open 2011
Roger Federer of Switzerland won the Qatar Open after he beat defending champion Nikolay Dayydenko of Russia in final. Federer became the first three – time winner in Doha, following titles in 2005 and 2006.In double event Marc Lopez / Rafael Nadal of Spain def. Daniele Bracciali / Andreas Seppi, of Italy.
Asian Games Cincinnati Open 2011
The Indian duo of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupati has clinche the Cincinnati Open Men’s doubles title in Ohio, USA. They defeated the Bench – Serbian combine of Michel Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic.
Men’s Singles : Great Britain’s Andy Murray defeated the top seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia to win the final.
Women’s Singles : Russia’s Maria Sharipova defeated Jelena Jankovic of Serbia.
Asian Games Volleyball
Asian Games Indian Volley League
Chennai Spikers came up with a sterling performance in the must – win fined round – robin game against strong contender Hyderabad Chargers to score an impressive 25 – 19, 21 – 25, 25 – 20, 25 – 17 victory and take the honours in the inaugural edition of the Indian Volley League at the Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy Indoor Stadium.
Asian Games Fivb World Junior Volleyball Title
Russia defeated top – ranked Argentina to win the FIVB World junior volleyball title in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 11th August, 2011. It was Russia’s eighth title in the under – 21 event.
Asian Games Wrestling
Asian Games Cadet Wrestling Championship – 2011
The Indian Girls Cadet Wrestling Team which participated in the 2011 Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship that concluded on August 7th, held at : Bangkok won 3 Golds, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze Medal.
The medals winner are:
Ms. Ankita Dinesh Gund , 38 Kg ( Gold MedaI ) ; Ms. Mamta Rani, 43 Kg. ( Gold Medal ) ; Ms. Ritu, 46 Kg ( GoId Medal ) ; Ms. Vinish, 49 Kg ( Silvej Medal ); Ms. Pinki, 40 Kg. ( Bronze Medal )
Asian Games World Cadet Wrestling Championship – 2011
Indian grapplers won nine medals.in the World Cadet Wrestling Championships held at Szombathely, Hungary from 23rd August to 28th August, 2011. The Indian wrestling team won 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze in men’s freestyle and one silver and two Bronze in women’s competition.
Asian Games Wrestling Medal Winners :
* Men’s freestyle :
|Name of Course ||Total Seats||Gen||OPH ||SC||ST||OBC||Spon||F / N|
|( Laboratory )||23||11||1||3||2||6||2||2
|B.Sc Medical Technology|
( Radiodiag nosis & Imag ing ) ( Seats below the line are without stipend )
|B.Sc Medical Technology ( Radiotherapy )||8||4||-||1||1||2||1||-|
|B.Sc Medical Technology ( Operation Theatre )||4||2||-||-||1||1||1||-|
|B.Sc Medical Technology|
( Perfusionist ) without stipend ( Only for Medical Students )
|Bachelor of Audiology & Spe ech Language Pathology||9||5||-||1||1||2||1||-|
|Bachelor of Physical Therapy ( Only for Medical Students )||15||8||-||2||1||4||1||2|
* Female Wrestling :
State Institute of Film & TV
|Bachelor in Cinema ( Acting )||
|Bachelor in Cinema ( Cinematography )||
|Bachelor in Cinema ( Direction )||
|Bachelor in Cinema ( Editing )||
|Bachelor in Cinema ( Sound Recording and Sound Design )||
|Bachelor in Dramatic Arts||
State Institute of Fashion Design
|Bachelor of Design ( Apparel Design )||
|Bachelor of Design ( Textile Design )||
|Bachelor of Design ( Lifestyle Accessories Design )||
|Bachelor of Design ( Product Design )||
State Institute of Fine Arts
|Bachelor of Fine Arts ( Applied Art )||
|Bachelor of Fine Arts ( Painting )||
|Bachelor of Fine Arts ( Sculpture )||
|Bachelor of Fine Arts ( Animation and Multimedia )||
|Bachelor of Fine Arts ( Print Making and Graphic Design )||
|Bachelor of Fine Arts ( Interior Design )||
State Institute of Urban Planning & Architecture
|Urban Planning & Architecture||
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