Asian Games 2014 Current Affairs - 2020

International Boxing Association (AIBA) suspends Sarita Devi

Indian boxer L.Sarita Devi has been provisionally suspended by the AIBA for refusing to accept the bronze medal she won after losing the semifinal fight over a controversial decision at the 2014 Asian Games. Suspension Along with Sarita Devi, her coaches Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu, B.I.Fernandes and Sagar Mai Dhayal and India’s chef-de-mission Adille Sumariwala to Read More…

Asiad 2014: Both Men’s and Women’s Kabaddi teams bag Gold for India

The Indian Women’s Kabaddi team defeated Iran to the win the gold at the Asian Games. This is the second successive Asian Games win for the team since women’s kabaddi was introduced in 2010 in the Guanzhou Asian Games. The Indian Men’s kabaddi team also won a gold at the Asian Games. India has won Read More…

After 16 years, India wins hockey gold at the Asian Games

After a gap of 16 years, India defeated Pakistan in the Men’s Hockey finals of the Asian Games , to win the gold medal.  India had earlier won the gold in 1966 and 1998, while  Pakistan has clinched the gold eight times in the past including the Asian Games at Guangzhou in 2010. Olympics This Read More…

Sarita Devi faces probe by AIBA for returning medal

Indian boxer Sarita Devi had refused to accept her bronze medal in the lightweight 57-60 kg category at the Asian Games. The boxer handed the medal to South Korean silver medalist Park Ji-na, to whom she had suffered a controversial loss in the semi-finals. Disciplinary Action The International Boxing Association (Amateur) or AIBA has ordered Read More…

Asiad 2014: Sania Mirza – Saketh Myneni Win Mixed-Doubles Gold

Second seeded Mirza and Myneni beat the top seeded Hsien Yin Peng and Hao Ching Chan of Chinese Taipei to win the gold in Mixed Doubles in tennis at the Asian Games in Incheon. Three year streak This is the third consecutive year that Sania has won in the mixed doubles category at the Asian Read More…