Sport Balla - Curated Sport News http://www.sportballa.com/latest_stories en Asian Games: Indian men and women in semifinals http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167196/asian-games-indian-men-and-women-semifinals Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian men and women's kabaddi teams made it to the semifinals of the 17th Asian Games after topping their respective groups here Tuesday. The men's team, record six...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:02:04 +0000 ians 167196 at http://www.sportballa.com Indian men paddlers in Asiad pre-quarters http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167194/indian-men-paddlers-asiad-pre-quarters Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian men paddlers advanced to the doubles pre-quarterfinals after winning their respective matches of the 17th Asian Games at the Suwon Gymnasium here Tuesday. First up,...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:58:03 +0000 ians 167194 at http://www.sportballa.com Asiad taekwondo: Latika, Jasvant lose in quarters http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167191/asiad-taekwondo-latika-jasvant-lose-quarters Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) India's Latika Bhandari and Jasvant lost their taekwondo quarterfinal bouts at the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. Latika went down 1-13 to South Korean Jeongyeon Yoon in the...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:50:05 +0000 ians 167191 at http://www.sportballa.com Asiad medals elude Indian grapplers Tuesday http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167182/asiad-medals-elude-indian-grapplers-tuesday Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian grapplers returned empty handed Tuesday at the Asian Games as Krishankant Yadav lost his men's greco-roman (71 kg) category bronze medal match while two compatriots...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:28:03 +0000 ians 167182 at http://www.sportballa.com Asian Games: Gowda bags silver, Sarita forced to settle for bronze (Roundup) http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167179/asian-games-gowda-bags-silver-sarita-forced-settle-bronze-roundup Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Discus thrower Vikas Gowda won the silver but his compatriot and boxer Sarita Devi was robbed of what could have been at least a silver, if not a possible gold, as India won...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:18:04 +0000 ians 167179 at http://www.sportballa.com 2014 Asian Games medals tally http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167178/2014-asian-games-medals-tally Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The following is the Asian Games medals tally tabulated as rank, country, gold, silver, bronze and total medals: 1. China 126 80 62 268 2. South Korea 54 55 61 170 3. Japan...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:16:04 +0000 ians 167178 at http://www.sportballa.com Indian medallists at Asian Games http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167174/indian-medallists-asian-games Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 11 of competitions at the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday: Gold: Jitu Rai: Men's 50 metre pistol shooting Sandeep...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:04:06 +0000 ians 167174 at http://www.sportballa.com Asian Games: Gowda grabs silver, quartermilers keep alive medal hopes http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167172/asian-games-gowda-grabs-silver-quartermilers-keep-alive-medal-hopes Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Discus thrower Vikas Gowda won the silver while the quartermilers kept alive India's Asian Games medal hopes at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here Tuesday. Gowda, the 2014...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:00:15 +0000 ians 167172 at http://www.sportballa.com Mary Kom in final, controversial loss for Sarita http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167170/mary-kom-final-controversial-loss-sarita Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom secured a berth in the women's 48-51 kg final while compatriot L. Sarita Devi was robbed of what could have been at least a silver or a possible gold in...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:56:05 +0000 ians 167170 at http://www.sportballa.com Asian Games: Indian men face Pakistan in hockey final http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167164/asian-games-indian-men-face-pakistan-hockey-final Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Two-time champions India will be facing arch-rivals and defending champions Pakistan in the mouthwatering title-clash of the Asian Games men's hockey final slated for...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:44:05 +0000 ians 167164 at http://www.sportballa.com Asiad: Indian women's handball team ends 8th http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167160/asiad-indian-womens-handball-team-ends-8th Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian women's handball team ended eighth at the Asian Games after losing their 7th-8th position playoff against Thailand 30-31 in a thrilling penalty shoot-out at the...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:34:04 +0000 ians 167160 at http://www.sportballa.com Gowda wins Asiad discus throw silver http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167159/gowda-wins-asiad-discus-throw-silver Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Vikas Gowda won India's ninth medal from athletics at the 17th Asian Games claiming the silver in men's discus throw final at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here Tuesday....]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:22:04 +0000 ians 167159 at http://www.sportballa.com Asiad kabaddi: Indian men beat Pakistan to enter semis http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167158/asiad-kabaddi-indian-men-beat-pakistan-enter-semis Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian men's kabaddi team brushed aside arch-rivals Pakistan 23-11 to top Group A and entered the semi-finals of the event at the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. The...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:20:04 +0000 ians 167158 at http://www.sportballa.com Asian Games: Indian women win bronze in sailing http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167157/asian-games-indian-women-win-bronze-sailing Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian pair of Varsha Gautham and Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan finished second in the 12th and the final race to claim the bronze medal in the 29er - women's two person...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:16:06 +0000 ians 167157 at http://www.sportballa.com Asiad: Indians lose in sepaktakraw http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167147/asiad-indians-lose-sepaktakraw Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian sepaktakraw contingent had a bad day at the 17th Asian Games as both the men's and women's teams lost their preliminary regu round matches Tuesday. The men's team...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:52:05 +0000 ians 167147 at http://www.sportballa.com Gaudoin named Kookaburras' senior assistant coach http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167143/gaudoin-named-kookaburras-senior-assistant-coach Melbourne, Sep 30 (IANS) Hockey Australia (HA) Tuesday announced that Paul Gaudoin will step up as the senior assistant coach of the 'Kookaburras' following Graham Reid's appointment as national...]]> Sports United Kingdom News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:44:04 +0000 ians 167143 at http://www.sportballa.com Indian women's hockey team eye Asiad bronze http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167137/indian-womens-hockey-team-eye-asiad-bronze Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) After their hard-fought semi-final loss to South Korea, the Indian women's hockey team is now focused on finishing their Asian Games campaign by clinching the bronze. India...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:30:12 +0000 ians 167137 at http://www.sportballa.com Indian men in Asiad hockey final after 12 years http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167136/indian-men-asiad-hockey-final-after-12-years Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Two-time champions India stayed on course for their first Asian Games gold medal in 16 years as a solitary strike by Akashdeep Singh helped them beat hosts South Korea 1-0 in...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:28:03 +0000 ians 167136 at http://www.sportballa.com Gowda claims discus throw silver http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167132/gowda-claims-discus-throw-silver Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) India's Vikas Gowda finished second to claim silver in the men's discus throw final at the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. Gowda's best throw of 62.58 metres came on the...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:20:03 +0000 ians 167132 at http://www.sportballa.com Asiad TT: Indian men's doubles teams in pre-quarters http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167114/asiad-tt-indian-mens-doubles-teams-pre-quarters Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian men's table tennis doubles teams advanced to the pre-quarterfinals after winning their respective matches of the 17th Asian Games at the Suwon Gymnasium here...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:26:04 +0000 ians 167114 at http://www.sportballa.com Indian boxer Sarita Devi settles for Asiad bronze http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167113/indian-boxer-sarita-devi-settles-asiad-bronze Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian boxer L. Sarita Devi settled for silver after losing the women's light weight (57-60kg) semi-final of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. The 32-year-old Indian lost 0...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:24:08 +0000 ians 167113 at http://www.sportballa.com Mary Kom to vie for Asiad boxing gold http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167106/mary-kom-vie-asiad-boxing-gold Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom secured a berth in the gold medal bout of the women's flyweight (48-51kg) after a convincing win in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:58:08 +0000 ians 167106 at http://www.sportballa.com Argentine inventor of vanishing spray slams German ban http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167097/argentine-inventor-vanishing-spray-slams-german-ban Buenos Aires, Sep 30 (IANS) Argentine inventor of football's vanishing spray, Pablo Silva, denied claims made by Germany calling the product "unsafe." The canned foam, used by referees to mark the...]]> Costa Rica Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:32:04 +0000 ians 167097 at http://www.sportballa.com Amalraj-Madhurika eliminated in mixed doubles TT pre-quarters http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167096/amalraj-madhurika-eliminated-mixed-doubles-tt-pre-quarters Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian mixed doubles table tennis team of Anthony Amalraj and Madhurika Patkar was eliminated in the pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. The Indian...]]> Asian Games 2014 South Korea Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:30:10 +0000 ians 167096 at http://www.sportballa.com AZ appoint Van den Brom as new coach http://www.sportballa.com/2014/09/167095/az-appoint-van-den-brom-new-coach The Hague, Sep 30 (IANS) John Van den Brom has signed a contract until mid-2016 as head coach of AZ Alkmaar, where he will be assisted by former head coach Marco van Basten. AZ and the 47-year-old...]]> Netherlands Sports News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:28:04 +0000 ians 167095 at http://www.sportballa.com