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  October 17, 2002
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Athletes set sights on Olympics
The Indian athletics team, which won won 15 medals including six golds in track and field events, returned from the Asian Games to a warm reception on Thursday.

Rani stripped of Asian Games medals
India's long-distance runner was stripped of the two medals she won at Busan after failing to pass doping tests.

IOA promises 'strictest' action against Rani
IOA president Suresh Kalmadi said 'exemplary punishment' would be given to the athlete for failing dope tests at the Asian Games.

Kombodinjal basks in Beenamol, Binu's glory
The tiny village of Kombodinjal in Kerala's Idukki district suddenly finds itself catapulted on the international stage following the exploits the two athletes at the Asian Games.

South Koreans bid touching farewell
A vibrant closing ceremony, depicting the cultural heritage of the host nation, brought down the curtain on the biggest-ever Asian Games.

Sunita Rani fails another dope test
The athlete's urine sample, taken after the 5,000 metres race, also tested positive.

Hidayat wins men's singles badminton
The Indonesian ace gave another glimpse of his temperamental nature as he beat South Korean Lee Hyun Il in the final at the Asian Games.

Dope blow mars athletes' fine showing
K M Beenamol emerged the star of India's showing in track and field, anchoring the 4x400m relay squad to victory to finish with two gold medals and a silver.

Sunita Rani tests positive for Nandrolone
The chef de mission of the Indian contingent Jagdish Tytler said he has appealed for another sample to be tested, the results of which would be released on October 25.

Iran clinch soccer gold with win over Japan
Defending champions Iran won the Asian Games men's football title for the fourth time with a 2-1 victory over Japan.

Rani denies having taken banned drug
However, the 1500 metres gold medallist at the Asian Games said she had been taking 'Liv52' every day for the past seven to eight months.

Sunita Rani's coach denies doping report
Renu Kohli said: "Absolutely no way. Rani is absolutely clean.

India claim three medals in athletics
The women's relay team clinched a gold medal in the 4x400 metres while high jumper Bobby Aloysius and the men's 4X400 metres relay team won silver each.

North Korea's Ham wins women's marathon gold
Ham Pong-sil's gold medal is North Korea's first athletics medal at the Asian Games.

Five Indians in all-Asia hockey team
Devesh Chauhan, Deepak Thakur, Gagan Ajit, Dilip Tirkey and Dhanraj Pillay are among 20 players selected.

Drugs and drama on penultimate day
A blood-inspired marathon win and an emotional triumph for Iran's footballers dominated the penultimate day of the Games as a drug scandal rocked India's athletics team.

How high priced are India's Busan medals?
India's jumbo-sized contingent at the Asian Games is costing the country about Rs 40 million.

Gopichand crashes out in quarters
The Indian ace was no match for South Korea's Seung Mo Shon, losing 9-15, 11-15 in the men's singles badminton event at the Asian Games.

Players tried their best, says Rajinder
India's hockey coach praised his boys for not giving up despite trailing 0-3 in the Asian Games final against South Korea.

India go down fighting in men's hockey final
Three goals down, the defending champions rallied splendidly but couldn't deny South Korea a 4-3 victory at the Asian Games.

Sunita Rani wins bronze in 5,000 metres
The 1,500 metres gold medallist finished behind China's Sun Yingjie and Japan's Kayoko Fukushi, who won the gold and silver respectively, at the Asian Games.

Paradorn wins gold for Thailand
Srichaphan continued his recent purple patch of form by beating South Korean Lee Hyung-taik 7-6, 6-4.

Wushu gives Myanmar first gold in Busan
Khaing Khaing Maw broke Myanmar's gold medal drought with a title in women's taijiquan, part of the wushu martial arts competition, at the Asian Games.

China surpasses 1998 gold total
It already has 139 gold medals, surpassing the 129 it won four years ago in Bangkok. China surpasses 1998 gold total.

Iroda Tulyaganova takes women's tennis crown
However, her Uzbek team mate Oleg Ogorodov had less to celebrate as he went down to world number 28 Paradorn Srichaphan of Thailand in the semi-finals of the men's singles.

Rafat returns to tumultuous welcome
The Asian Games gold medal-winning cueist said India were able to win the snooker doubles gold mainly due to the confidence of his partner Yasin Merchant.

Gopichand cruises into last eight
The Indian ace beat Boonsak Ponsana of Thailand in his second round men's singles match in the badminton competition at the Asian Games.

Paes, Bhupathi win gold in tennis doubles
The former world No.1 pair easily beat Lee Hyang-Taik and Chung Hee-Seok of South Korea in the final. Hockey results

China win women's hockey gold
They beat South Korea 2-1 in the final to end the hosts' Asian Games streak that ran from the 1986 gold medal in Seoul to the 1998 Games in Bangkok.

India finish last in women's hockey
A 0-2 defeat against Japan in the bronze medal play-off saw the Indians finish without a victory in the four-team competition. Hockey results

Surendra Bhandari wins taekwondo bronze
The Indian won the medal as a losing semi-finalist after being beaten by K Khodad of Iran in the flyweight [58kg] bout.

Winning a family affair for Indians
Beenamol and Binu's success in athletics at the Asian Games came on the heels of a silver and bronze medal won by brothers Nitin and Ashim Mongia in sailing.

India fare poorly in show jumping
The quartet of Sudhir Ahlawat, Sandeep Dewan, Jaspal Massih and Sajjan Kumar logged 61 penalty points and found themselves at the bottom of standings in the equestrian team event.

Bhupathi-Paes in doubles final
The fancied Indian pair dropped a set while beating South Korea's Kim Dong-Hyun and Kwon Oh-Hee in the semi-finals of the tennis event.

India beat Pakistan to enter final
Gagan Ajit Singh's goal three minutes from the end gave the defending champions a 4-3 victory in the semi-final of the men's hockey tournament.

Neelam Singh, Sunita Rani, Saraswati Saha win gold
Neelam and Sunita also set a new Asian Games records in the women's discus throw and 1500 metres respectively.

Gopichand advances, Abhinn loses
The Indian ace won without dropping a point but Abhinn Shyam Gupta was beaten by Hendrawan in the first round of the men's singles badminton tournament.

India's challenge in archery ends
The men's team bowed out in the quarter-finals of the Olympic round.

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 Medals Tally
No Nation G S B Total
1 China 150 84 74 308
2 Korea 96 80 84 260
3 Japan 44 73 72 189
4 Kazakhstan 20 26 30 76
5 Uzbekistan 15 12 24 51
7 India 11 12 13 36
Complete Tally

Paradorn Srichaphan wins gold for Thailand


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