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Asian Games: Sathiyan-Manika, Harmeet-Sreeja advance to pre-quarterfinals in table tennis
Hangzhou [China], September 27 (ANI): India's Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and Manika Batra advanced into the mixed doubles pre-quarterfinals of the table tennis event at the Asian Games in Hangzhou on Wednesday. Indian duo Harmeet Desai and Sreeja Akula also won their mixed match against Macau's Chi Cheng Cheong and Hui Li Seak 12-10, 11-7, 11-7 to enter Round 16 . Indian pair Sathiyan-Batra defeated Thailand's Napat Thanmathik Les mer >>>
Khushi Kapoor turns heads at Paris Fashion Week
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 27 (ANI): Khushi Kapoor, who is all set to come up with her debut film 'The Archies', is already making waves at Paris Fashion Week. Paris Fashion Week witnessed a significant moment in the fashion world as the rising sensation, Khushi Kapoor, took centre stage as she attended Dior's Ready To Wear Spring Summer 24 showcase held in the fashion capital of the world. Khushi Kapoor was Les mer >>>
Medal table of Hangzhou Asiad on September 27
HANGZHOU, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Following is the medal table of the 19th Asian Games after the competitions on Wednesday (tabulated under team, gold, silver, bronze and total):
1. China 76 43 21 140
2. South Korea 19 18 33 70
3. Japan 15 27 24 66
4. Uzbekistan 6 10 12 28
5. Thailand 6 3 8 17
6. Hong Kong, China 5 8 14 27
7. India 5 7 10 22
8. Indonesia 3 2 7 12Les mer >>>
China, S. Korea power into Asiad men's football quarterfinals
HANGZHOU, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tao Qianglong scored an early goal to help China beat Qatar 1-0 in the men's football round of 16 at the Hangzhou Asian Games here on Wednesday, marking the host's return to the Asiad quarterfinals after the Doha 2006.
In front of over 38,000 supporters, the home team broke the deadlock just three minutes into the match, when Tao received a perfect right cross from Fang Hao and heaLes mer >>>
China breezes past Mongolia on women's basketball opening day at Asiad
HANGZHOU, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- With all 12 players scoring, China whopped Mongolia 101-46 in its Hangzhou Asiad women's basketball Group A opener here on Wednesday evening.
With a significant height advantage, China soon took control of the game as Mongolia couldn't find a way to stop the hosts' star center Han Xu from scoring in the paint. The 24-year-old New York Liberty center had 15 points and grabbed sevenLes mer >>>
Indian markswoman Samra sets world record to take gold at Hangzhou Asiad
HANGZHOU, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Indian sharpshooter Sift Kaur Samra broke the world record to win the women's 50m rifle three positions with 469.6 points at the Hangzhou Asian Games on Wednesday.
It was the fourth world record broken in the shooting range in Hangzhou, with the previous three on Monday.
The former world record was 467.0 points, set by British Seonaid McIntosh four months ago at the ISSF WorLes mer >>>
Thai central bank raises policy rate to 10-year high
BANGKOK, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's central bank raised its key policy rate to a 10-year high on Wednesday to control inflation and maintain policy flexibility amidst slowing economic growth and global uncertainties.
The Bank of Thailand (BOT) monetary policy committee voted unanimously to raise the policy rate from 2.25 percent to 2.50 percent, bringing the key policy rate to its highest since October 2013Les mer >>>