Asian Games 2018 Day 1 | Live Updates


20:45 (IST)

Pawan Kumar loses the Men’s 86kg bronze-medal match against Mongolia’s Orgodol Uitumen, which brings India’s action on day one to an end.

20:09 (IST)

India begin their women’s hockey campaign with a thumping 8-0 win over hosts Indonesia.

19:58 (IST)

India’s Wushu athlete Pardeep Kumar progresses to the Men’s Sanda -70kg quarterfinal with a 2-0 win over Tajikistan’s Khurshedzoda Mirzodalerkhon

19:33 (IST)

India wins its first gold medal of Asian Games 2018

Wrestler Bajrang Punia defeats Takatani Daichi of Japan 10-8 to finish on top of the podium in Men’s Freestyle 65kg.

19:05 (IST)

Wushu Update: Santosh Kumar defeats Myanmar’s Linn Rain 2-0 in the Men’s Sanda -56kg Round-of-32 match.

18:15 (IST)

India beat Sri Lanka 44-28 in a Group A match of men’s #Kabaddi. Earlier in the day, India defeated Bangladesh 50-21.

17:00 (IST)

Three Finals coming up for India!

Swimming: Men’s 100m Backstroke, Srihari Nataraj Swimming: Men’s 200m Butterfly, Sajan Prakash Wrestling: Men’s 65 kg Freestyle, Bajrang Punia.

16:28 (IST)

Bajrang in Final!

Bajrang Punia enters men’s 65kg wrestling final, beats Mongolia’s Batchuluun Batmagnai 10-0 in the semis to assure India of a medal.

16:15 (IST)

India lose to South Korea in women’s volleyball 25-17, 25-11, 25-13 in a Pool B match.

15:55 (IST)

India women lose their Group A handball match against China 21-36.

15:50 (IST)

Pawan Kumar also out of gold-medal race as he loses to Hasan Yazdanicharati of Iran in the Men’s 86kg wrestling quarterfinal.

15:45 (IST)

India’s Mausam Khatri loses to Ibragimov Magomed of Uzbekistan in the Men’s 97kg wrestling quarterfinal.

15:12 (IST)

India’s Srihari Nataraj and Sajan Prakash advanced to the finals of the 100m men’s backstroke and 200m butterfly events.

14:53 (IST)

More good news. India’s Bajrang Punia defeats Fayziev Abdulqosim of Tajikistan 12-2 by technical superiority to reach the Men’s 65kg semifinal.

14:40 (IST)

Indian wrestler Pawan Kumar through to the quarterfinals after beating Vuthy Heng 8-0 in Men’s Freestyle 86 kg 1/8 Finals

14:35 (IST)

Wrestler Sandeep Tomar loses in 57kg Quarterfinals

13:50 (IST)


India beat Maldives 3-0 in Badminton Men’s Team Round of 16 to reach quarterfinals

13:34 (IST)


India’s Manavjit Singh Sandhu tops men’s trap qualification Day 1 with a score of 72. Meanwhile, Lakshay finished in 5th position with a score of 71.

Shreyasi Singh finished 2nd with 71 points in Women’s trap qualification. Seema Tomar finished at 4th position with a score if 71.

13:29 (IST)

India’s Bajrang Punia beats Sirojiddin Khasanov of Uzbekistan 13-3 in Men’s Freestyle 65 kg to reach quarterfinals

13:27 (IST)

India lose 0-3 against Korea in Sepaktakraw Women’s Team Regu

13:27 (IST)


India men’s team wins

India beat Bangladesh 50-21 in their opener to send a message to their rivals. Not for nothing are they gold medallists in each Asian Games edition since 1990.

12:52 (IST)


India’s Sushil Kumar loses 3-5 against Adam Batirov of Bahrain in Men’s Freestyle 74 kg Qualifications

12:01 (IST)


Apurvi Chandela-Ravi Kumar won bronze in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event

After assuring a medal for themselves, India squandered their chance to bag the silver medal by hitting 9.7, 10.6, 9.7, 9.7, which was not enough. China won silver, while Chinese Taipei won gold.



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