Hello and welcome to the live coverage of Day 2 of Asian Games 2018 from Jakarta and Palembang.

Check out the full schedule of today's events involving Indian athletes here. 

Vinesh Phogat
Vinesh Phogat becomes the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Games gold medal.Reuters

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2018-08-2020:20 (IST)

India added three medals to its tally today

Two silvers and a bronze so far for India today. 

Vinesh Phogat was the star of the day as the 23-year-old created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a wrestling gold medal at the Games. 

Lakshay, the 19-year-old shooter, clinched a silver with some clinical shooting in the men's trap final earlier in the day. 

Meanwhile, Deepak Kumar won a silver in the men's 10m Air Rifle event.

2018-08-2020:08 (IST)

Hockey: India crush Indonesia 17-0 in Pool A tie

India crush hosts Indonesia 17-0 in their Pool A opener. Simranjeet Singh, Mandeep Singh and Dilpreet Singh score hat-tricks as India equal Asian Games recod for the biggest margin of win. 

The Indian women had opened their campaign 8-0 against hosts Indonesia yesterday. 

2018-08-2020:02 (IST)

Wrestling: Sumit misses out on bronze

India's Sumit goes down 2-0 in the men's 125kg freestyle wrestling bronze medal match to Modzmanashvili Davit of Uzbekistan 2-0. 

The Indian wrestling contingent finishes the day with only one medal — gold from Vinesh Phogat in the women's 50kg freestyle category. 

2018-08-2019:24 (IST)

Hockey: India men's team toying with hosts Indonesia

India men's hockey team are leading hosts Indonesia 12-0 in the third quarter of their Pool A match. This has been a one-sided affair with no resistance from the home team. 

2018-08-2019:18 (IST)

Wrestling: Sakshi Malik disappoints

Rio Olympic bronze medalist Sakshi Malik blown away in the Women's 62kg freestyle wrestling final by Rim Jong of Korea. The Indian wrestler was completely dominated as she went on to lose the final via technical superiority (12-2). 

Sakshi Malik
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2018-08-2018:58 (IST)

Wresting: Pooja Dhanda fails to win bronze

Disappointment for Pooja Dhanda. The Indain wrestler loses bronze medal bout of women's 57kg freestyle to Sagakami Katsuki of Japan 6-1. 

Sakshi Malik is in medal contention as her bronze medal bout in women's 62kg freestyle wrestling is coming up soon. 

Sumit will also fight for a bronze medal in the men's 125kg freestyle category shortly. 

2018-08-2017:59 (IST)

Vinesh Phogat creates Asian Games history!

Vinesh Phogat
Vinesh Phogat created history at Asian Games 2018.Reuters

Vinesh Phogat has done it. She becomes the first Indian women to win a wrestling gold at the continental multi-sport meet. 

The 23-year-old, who won a bronze medal at the 2014 Games, beats Japan's Irie Yukie 6-2 via points to win the elusive gold medal. '

What an year Vinesh is enjoying. Months after winning the Commonwealth Games gold, she has created history at Asian Games.

The memories of the young wrestler limping out with an injury in the Rio Olympic quarter-final remains fresh. The champion is certainly working towards making it count in Tokyo in two year's time. 

What an effort from the champion wrestler. She was on top form throughout the competition. Deserved finish on the top step of the podium. 

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Vinesh Phogat wins women's 50kg freestyle gold medalScreengrab from Asian Games' official website
2018-08-2017:47 (IST)

Vinesh Phogat's gold medal bout begins

Update: At the end of the first period, Vinesh is leading 4-0. It all looks good for the Indian wrestler. 

It's time for the women's 50kg freestyle final. Vinesh Phogat has already take a four-point lead against Japan's Irie Yukie of Japan. 

2018-08-2017:31 (IST)

Indian tennis contingent shines on Day 2

Women's singles Round of 32 results 

Ankita Raina beats Gumulya Beatrice in straight sets

Thandi Kamran Kaur beats Altansarnai Jargal in straight sets

Men's singles

Prajnesh Gunneswaran defeat Ftiriadi Rifqi in straight sets

Ramkumar Ramanathan beats Wong Hong Kit in straight sets

Women's doubles 

Akita Raina/Prarthana Thombare beat Khan/Suhail in straight sets

2018-08-2017:17 (IST)

Badminton: Indian men's team crash out

Not a good day for Indian badminton fans. Hours after  PV Sindhu & co. lost to Japan, Indian men's team bows out in the quarter-final after losing 3-1 to hosts Indonesia. 

Kidambi Srikanth lost to Anthony Ginting even as India started the tie on a poor note. Satwiksairaj and Chirag Shetty came close to stunning world number one Marcus Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya but lost in three games.

HS Prannoy rescued India's chances with a spirited performance but it wasn't enough as Manu Attri and Sumeet Reddy lost to Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Ardianto in the second doubles rubber of the tie. 

2018-08-2015:09 (IST)

Shooting: 19-year-old Lakshay wins Men's Trap silver

Lakshay won the silver medal in men's trap finalScreengrab from Sony Liv

Lakshay Sheoran has won India's second silver of the day. He finishes second in the Men's Trap final behind Chinese Taipei's Yang, who has equaled the world record. 

Manavjit Singh, the veteran shooter, finished fourth in the final while Korea's Ahn took the bronze.

Men's Trap final: Results 

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The 19-year-old is at the second spot with Chinese Taipei's Yang leading comfortably. 

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2018-08-2014:51 (IST)

Shooting: Men's trap final underway

Update: Manavjeet finishes fourth, misses out on bronze.

Lakshay is in the silver medal position but Chinese Taipei's Yang has a comfortable lead over the remaining two shooters.

Scores after 35 points. 

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End of five rounds. Manavjit has slowly crept into the second position behind Chinese Taipei's Yang. Lakshya has slipped to the joint second spot. 

Lakshay has dropped to silver medal position while Chinese Taipei's Yang jumps to the gold medal position. 

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Men's Trap Shooting final - After five roundsScreengrab from Sony Liv

Scores at the end of 20 shots. 

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Men's Trap Shooting Final results _ After 20 shots.Screengrab from Sony Liv

Lakshay is in the gold medal position after the end of 18 shots. The 19-year-old has been phenomenal since missing his first shot. 

Meanwhile, veteran Manavjeet Singh Sandhu is on the fifth spot. The five-time Asian Games medalist hasn't been up to the mark so far. Can he step up? 

2018-08-2014:33 (IST)

Badminton: Satwiksairaj, Chirag go down fighting

Top effort from the young Indian men's doubles pair but it wasn't enough to beat the world number one pairing of Marcus Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty go down 19-21, 21-19, 21-16 as India trial Indonesia in the men's team quarter-final 2-0. 

2018-08-2014:31 (IST)

Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat storms into final

Vinesh Phogat needed only 75 seconds to crush Uzbekistan's Yakhshmuratova Dauletbike via technical superiority (10-0) in the women's 50kg freestyle semi-final. 

The young wrestler, who had won the Asian Games bronze in 2014, will be battling against Irie Yukie of Japan in the final after 5 pm IST today. 


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Earlier in the day, Sakshi Malik (62kg) and Pooja Dhanda (57kg) lost their respective semi-finals. They will be battling for the bronze medal later today. 

2018-08-2014:21 (IST)

Badminton: Satwiksairaj, Chirag testing world no. 1 pair

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have taken it upon themselves to bring India back into this quarter-final tie against hosts Indonesia. 

Kidambi Srikanth had lost his men's singles rubber to Anthony Ginting but the young Indian doubles pair have forced a decider against world number one pairing of Kevin Sanjaya and Marcus Fernaldi. 

2018-08-2014:18 (IST)

Wrestling: Sakshi Malik loses semi-final

Sakshi Malik loses a closely-fought semi-final to Kyrgystan's Tynybekova Aisuluu 8-7. She will not contest for the bronze in the women's' 62kg category.

Vinesh Phogat's 50kg freestyle is up next. She takes on Uzbekistan's Yakhshmuratova Dauletbike.

2018-08-2014:07 (IST)

Wrestling: Pooja Dhanda loses semi-final

The young Indian wrestler is beaten comprehensively by Korea's Jong Myong Suk in the women's 57kg freestyle category. 

She is not out of medal contention yet as she will directly go to the repechage round.

2018-08-2013:44 (IST)

Wrestling: Sakshi Malik joins Vinesh Phogat, Pooja Danda in semi-finals

Another win by technical superiority for Sakshi Malik in the women's 62kg freestyle wrestling.

The Rio Olympic bronze medalist, who was forced to settle for a bronze at Commonwealth Games 2018, seems to determined to go the distance in Jakarta and Palembang Games.

She beats Kassymova Ayaulym of Kazakhstan 10-0 to reach the semi-final.

Three Indian women wrestlers — Sakshi, Vinesh Phogat, and Pooja Danda — are in the semi-final of their respective weight categories.

2018-08-2013:41 (IST)

Badminton: India lose first rubber of quarter-final to Indonesia

It can be called an upset but Anthony Ginting was more determined than Kidambi Srikanth, who loses 21-13, 22-20, 21-10.

The Indian shuttler fought hard to force a decider but he was blown away in the third game 21-10. 

India need a special effort now to reach the semi-final of the men's team event. 

2018-08-2013:20 (IST)

Badminton: Srikanth forces a decider against Ginting

Kidambi Srikanth has fought back wonderfully from being a set down to forcing a decider in the men's singles rubber of the quarter-final tie against Anthony Ginting. 

India will need a good start from Srikanth, considering Indonesia's firepower in the doubles categories. 

Srikanth & Co. will be assured of at least a bronze if they beat Indonesia today. The women's team, earlier today, lost that opportunity after losing 3-1 to Japan in the women's team event quarter-final. 

2018-08-2013:07 (IST)

Women's Trap: Seema Tomar finishes sixth in final

Seema Tomar had a horrendous final today. She missed the first five shots and didn't open her account in the first round of the final. She is the first to be eliminated from the final with 12 points. 

2018-08-2013:04 (IST)

Badminton: Srikanth loses first game to Ginting

Bad start to the Indian men's badminton team as Srikanth squanders a match point opportunity to lose the first men's singles rubber of the quarter-final tie to Anthony Ginting of Indonesia. 

2018-08-2013:02 (IST)

Wrestling: Vinesh eases her way into the semi-final

Vinesh Phogat is looking unstoppable. The Indian wrestler has demolished Korea's 11-0 via technical superiority to book a place in the semi-final. She is now a win away from assuring herself of at least a silver. 

Earlier in the day, Sakshi Malik, the Rio Olympic bronze medalist, defeated Thailand's Srisombat Saline 10-0 via technical superiority to reach the quarter-final of women's 62kg freestyle event.  

2018-08-2012:40 (IST)

Badminton: India men begin quarter-final tie against hosts Indonesia

Kidambi Srikanth has begun proceedings for India. He takes on Anthony Ginting in the first men's singles rubber. This should be a fiercely-contested tie. 

2018-08-2012:31 (IST)

Wrestling: Women's 53kg freestyle

India's Pinki loses to Mongolia's Sumiya in the 1/8 Finals of the women's 53kg freestyle wrestling. 

2018-08-2012:13 (IST)

Wrestling: Pooja Dhanda reached women's 57kg freestyle quarters

After Vinesh Phogat sealed a quarter-final berth in the women's 50kg freestyle event, Commonwealth Games silver medalist Pooja Dhanda books a last-eight spot in the 57kg freestyle event. 

The 24-year-old was at her dominant best against Sookdongyor Orasa as she crushed the Thai wrestler 10-0 via technical superiority.

Earlier in the day, Sumit lost his Men's 125kg freestyle first round 10-0 to Iran's Hadibasmanj Parviz.

2018-08-2011:59 (IST)

Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat storms into the final of women's 50kg freestyle event

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Vinesh is brimming with confidence ahead of the big testSANJAY KANOJIA/AFP/Getty Images

What a win this for Vinesh Phogat. The 23-year-old was leading 2-0 Olympic bronze medalist Sun Yanan at the end of the first period and went on to score a stunning four-point takedown in the second to finish the match 8-2. 

Vinesh had suffered a horrific injury at the Rio Olympic quarter-final against Sun and was forced to withdraw from the bout. 

After taking a year's time to recover, the 23-year-old has made a strong start at the Asian Games, beating Sun comfortably in her first bout. 

She will be taking on Kim Hyungjoo of South Korea in the quarter-final later today. 

2018-08-2011:23 (IST)

Women's 10m Air Rifle final: Apurvi Chandela finishes fifth

Apurvi Chandela finishes fifth in the women's 10m Air Rifle final. The 25-year-old was sitting at the third spot even after three rounds of elimination. However, a sub-10 shot saw her slip to the fifth spot and get eliminated. 

Disappointment for the senior shooter. 

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2018-08-2011:16 (IST)

Women's 10m Air Rifle final: Apurvi Chandela in third spot after first eliminatin

Apurvi Chandela is looking set to win her second medal at the ongoing Games. The 25-year-old, who won the Mixed Team 10m Air Rifle bronze with Ravi Kumar yesterday, is on the third spot after the first round of elimination. 

2018-08-2011:12 (IST)

Women's Team badminton quater-final: India knocked out!

India's campaign in the Women's team event comes to an end as they lose 3-1 to Japan. PV Sindhu opened the campaign on a high, beating Akane Yamaguchi but Japanese shuttlers stepped up and won all the remaining rubbers. 

India vs Japan: Women's team quarter-final final scores

PV Sindhu defeats Akane Yamaguchi: 21-18, 21-19

Sikki Reddy and Arathi Sara lose to Sayaka Hirota and Yuki Fukushima: 21-15, 21-6

Saina Nehwal loses to Nozomi Okuhara: 11-21, 25-23, 16-21

PV Sindhu and Ashwini Ponnappa lose to Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi in straight games.

2018-08-2010:21 (IST)

Women's Team badminton QF: Saina Nehwal loses to Nozomi Okuhara

Saina Nehwal loses 11-21, 25-23, 16-21 in the second women's singles rubber of the tie to Nozomi Okuhara. 

The Indian shuttler fought hard from being 12-17 down in the second game to save four match points and force a decider. Even in the third game, the two shuttlers were giving nothing to each other until Okuhara won four straight points to make it 20-16. 

In the decider, Saina wasn't able to save even one of those four match points. 

It's Japan 2-1 India in the Women's Team quarter-final. India's chances of winning this tie look bleak. 

2018-08-2010:19 (IST)

Shooting: Apurvi Chandela qualifies for Women's 10m Air Rifle final

Apurvi Chandela, who won a bronze in the Mixed Team 10m Air Rifle event, qualifies for the final of Women's 10m Air Rifle final.

The Indian shooter finished second in the qualification round with a score of 629.4, behind China's Zhao Ruozhu, who set a qualification Games record of 631.9.

2018-08-2009:56 (IST)

Women's Badminton Team quarter-final: Saina fighbacks against Okuhara

What a fighter Saina Nehwal is! She saves four match points to force a decider in the third rubber of the quarter-final tie against Nozomi Okuhara. She had lost the first game 21-11 but has won the second 25-23. 

It's 1-1 in this fiercely-fought quarter-final. 

2018-08-2009:46 (IST)

Deepak Kumar wins silver in Men's 10m Air Rifle shooting

Deepak Kumar holds his nerve to win a silver in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. The 30-year-old shooter was in top form as he leapfrogged fourth-placed Ravi Kumar of India and third-placed Lu Shaochuan to finish second on the podium. 

Yang Haoran of China wins the gold with a Games record of 249.1 points. Deepak had shot 247.7. 

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2018-08-2009:40 (IST)

10m Air Rifle Men's Final: India's Deepak Kumar wins Silver medal

Deepak Kumar vaults past the Chinese Taipei shooter into a silver medal position. He shot a 10.8 to make the jump. 

Yang Haoran of China is in the gold medal position. 

2018-08-2009:35 (IST)

10m Air Rifle Men's Final: Ravi Kumar in medal contention

Ravi Kumar and Deepak Kumar are still in contention for a medal. The latter is at the bronze medal position while China and Chinese Taipei shooters are 1-2.  

2018-08-2009:06 (IST)

Kabaddi Women's Group A: India take on Thailand

Defending champion India take on Thailand in the second Group A match of the Asian Games. The Asian powerhouses had crushed Japan 43-12 yesterday. 

They will be facing Sri Lanka and hosts Indonesia tomorrow. 

2018-08-2009:04 (IST)

Men's Quadruple Sculls: India qualify for final

Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukmeet Singh qualify for Men's Quadruple Sculls after topping Heat 1 with a timing of 6:15.18s.

2018-08-2009:02 (IST)

Badminton Women's Team quarter-final: IND 1-1 JPN

India's PV Sindhu made light work of world number two Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in straight games to give India a 1-0 lead. 

However, Japan made a strong comeback with world number one pairing of Sayaka Hirota and Yuki Fukushima thrashing Sikki Reddy and Arathi Sara 21-15, 21-7. 

It's 1-1 in the much-anticipated quarter-final. India's strength lies in their singles units. Can they stun the heavyweights? 

2018-08-2008:46 (IST)

Positive results for India in the morning session!

10m Air Rifle Men's Preliminary Round

Ravi Kumar, who had won a bronze medal in the team event yesterday, qualifies for the final after finishing fourth in the qualification round. Deepak Kumar qualifies with a fifth-place finish. 

The final for the same will be held at 9:15 am. 

Men's Lightweight Single Sculls

Dushyant tops his heat and finishes overall second with a timing of 7:43.08s to qualify for the Men's Lightweight Single Sculls. 

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Men's 800m Freestyle Swimming

16-year-old Advait Page finished an impressive third in his heat with a timing of 8:09.13s but has not qualified for the final. 

Men's 50m Backstroke

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Srihari Nataraj, who finished seventh in men's 100m backstroke yesterday, is the second reserve for the 50m backstroke final. He had topped his heat with a timing of 26.19s.