Indian riders need sustained investment from bike manufacturers to reach world championship level. Rajini Krishnan, 11-time national champion, runs an academy to teach basics, but sustained investment is needed to take riders to the next level. With changing mindset of parents, there is enough talent, but bike manufacturers need to invest more in motorsports.
China, India call for strengthening bilateral relations on healthy, stable track. Union Sports Minister cancels visit to Hangzhou to protest China's denial of visas to 3 Indian wushu players from Arunachal Pradesh. MEA reaffirms Arunachal Pradesh is integral part of India.
India’s dream of a medal ends with Japan's win. Despite strong performances, India's lack of experience and resources prove costly as Japan's depth in quality and experience lead to a straight set win. India's players battle off-court too, with limited opportunities and lack of recognition for the PVL.
India pacers script 8-wkt win vs Bangladesh, assuring silver medal at maiden Asian Games. Bangladesh shot out for 51, chased down in 9 overs. India's ground-fielding, bowling & catching excellent. Vastrakar, Titas, Gayakwad & Devika picked up wickets. India to face Pakistan/Sri Lanka in gold medal match.