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These boys quit school to pursue sailing... and win Asiad bronze!

'I was allowed to take just 10 days leave in a year at my school. With that it was not possible to pursue sailing. Sailing is full-time job' IMAGE: The 49er sailing bronze medallists, Varun......

Asiad, Day 13: India sails past hockey heartbreak, equals best medal haul

IMAGE: Silver medal winning Indian women’s hockey team celebrate. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI A golden dream unfulfilled for over 30 years remained just that in women's hockey but India......

India win three medals in sailing at Asian Games

IMAGE: 49er sailing bronze medallists Varun Ashok Thakkar and KC Ganpati. Photograph: PTI India recorded its best showing in sailing at Asian Games as Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar......

Check out India's schedule on Day 7 of Asian Games

Following is the schedule of Indian contingent on the seventh day of the Asian Games on Saturday. IMAGE: Saina Nehwal. Photograph: Albert Perez/Getty Images   ATHLETICS: Men's High Jump......

Ranji Trophy: Zaheer five-for gives Mumbai upper hand

Zaheer Khan bagged a five-wicket haul before Aditya Tare struck a strokeful century as Mumbai took a substantial lead after posting 198 for two in the second innings over Delhi in their Group A......

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