2014

  • CWG 2014: Boxer Vijender Singh enters semi-finals 2 hours 12 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Star boxer Vijender Singh punched his way into the semifinals assuring himself of a medal after four other Indian pugilists assured themselves of at least a bronze each in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Vijender outclassed Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince in men's 75kg category. The 2008 Olympic bronze medallist...
  • CWG 2014: Wrestlers clinch five medals, gold eludes India on Day 7 2 hours 37 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Virtually taking over where their compatriot shooters signed off at the range, Indian wrestlers rained medals picking up four silvers and a bronze, but the gold eluded the nation on day seven of competition at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's way....
  • CWG 2014: Pinki Jangra, Sarita Devi reach boxing semis in Glasgow 4 hours 21 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Female Indian boxers Pinki Jangra and L. Sarita Devi reached the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday. However, Amritpreet Singh bit the dust as he lost the men's 91 kg quarter-final bout to local pugilist Stephen Lavelle. The judges found the...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Navjot Kaur wins bronze 4 hours 57 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's Navjot Kaur won the bronze medal beating Scotland's Sarah Jones in the bronze medal play-off in the women's freestyle event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Wednesday. Navjot, 24, won 13-0 against the 31-year-old Sarah. Navjot was leading 9-0 when she pinned down Sarah in...
  • 3rd Test: Chasing 445, India 112/4 on Day 4 as England eye big win 5 hours 15 minutes ago

    India's batting capitulation continued in the Southampton Test as chasing a stiff 445 to win, the visitors were reeling at 112/4 at stumps on Day 4 - leaving England withing striking distance of a series-levelling victory on the final day. Riding on James Anderson's 5 for 53, England didn't take time...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 5 hours 37 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Bajrang gets men's 61 kg silver 6 hours 12 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Bajrang also had to settle for a silver medal after he lost his men's freestyle 61 kg final to Canada's David Tremblay in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Wednesday. Tremblay took just 84 seconds to beat Bajrang 12-1 in the first period. The Canadian...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Lalita settles for silver 6 hours 12 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Lalita settled for the silver medal after she lost her women's freestyle 53 kg final to Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Wednesday. Odunayo completely dominated Lalita and took just 31 seconds to seal the gold medal. The Nigerian managed to...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers advance to last 16 8 hours 0 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers made merry at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday as all of them won their respective matches in straight games to enter the last 16 at the Emirates Arena. P.V. Sindhu and P.C. Thulasi in women's singles and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap in men's singles notched...
  • CWG 2014: I want to win a gold in Asian Games, says Sushil Kumar 8 hours 9 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Rio is at the back of his mind but for Sushil Kumar, one of India's greatest Olympians, the immediate aim is to win a gold medal in the upcoming Asian Games, a stage where the decorated wrestler, surprisingly, is yet to taste success. The 31-year-old grappler is India's only two-time...
  • I will quit if Russia lose belief in me, says coach Fabio Capello 8 hours 30 minutes ago

    Fabio Capello would quit as head coach of Russia if his employers and the squad lost belief in him, he told reporters in Moscow on Wednesday. Speaking at a news conference for the first time since Russia failed to progress from the group stages at the World Cup, the former England...
  • CWG 2014: Discus-thrower Vikas Gowda, high-jumper Sahana into the finals 8 hours 31 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Two Indians, including medal prospect Vikas Gowda, made it to the final rounds while Tintu Luka qualified for the semifinals of the athletics competitions at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Discus thrower Gowda just made a single attempt, clearing the distance of 64.32m to top the qualification round at the...
  • CWG 2014: India eyeing win against South Africa for hockey semi-final spot 8 hours 34 minutes ago

    Glasgow: High on confidence after the spirited showing against Australia, the Indian men's hockey team would look to win outright against South Africa in their final group match on Thursday, even though a draw is enough to seal their semifinal spot in the 20th Commonwealth Games. Going into Thursday's crucial match,...
  • News 360: 15 dead in Pune landslide tragedy, NDRF rescues 7 8 hours 49 minutes ago

    Fifteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. Seven NDRF teams including State Disaster team are on the site for rescue and relief operation. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are...
  • BCCI set to appeal against the ICC sanction on Jadeja 10 hours 10 minutes ago

    Southampton: The BCCI is all set to appeal against the Level 1 charge brought against Ravindra Jadeja for his alleged altercation with England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson during the first Test at Trent Bridge played between July 9-13. There was an alleged altercation at the lunch break on one the second...
  • Sabine Lisicki fires a 210.8 kmph serve, fastest ever in women tennis history 12 hours 16 minutes ago

    German Sabine Lisicki fired the fastest serve ever recorded at a WTA event on Tuesday, unleashing a 210.8 kph (131 mph) bomb in her first round loss to Ana Ivanovic at the Stanford Classic. Lisicki, who lost 7-6(2), 6-1, unleashed the serve in the opening set of their match on the...
  • Kings XI Punjab's Sandeep Sharma to miss Champions League Twenty20 12 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Talented medium pacer Sandeep Sharma, who was one of the star performers for Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7, is set to miss the Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury that will keep him out of action till December. Sandeep grabbed the limelight this year by taking 18 wickets...
  • CWG 2014: India win one more medal after Nigerian lifter fails dope test 13 hours 36 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India got one more medal in women's 53kg weightlifting after Swati Singh was handed the bronze while Matsha Santoshi was upgraded to silver after 16-year-old Nigerian gold winner Chika Amalaha tested positive for a banned substance in the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. Santoshi had finished third and Swati fourth...
  • Snapshot: The royal photobombers of CWG: after the Queen and Prince Harry, Prince William photobombs cyclist Chris Hoy's picture! 13 hours 46 minutes ago

    The Commonwealth Games 2014 have seen a hattrick of photobombs from Britain's royal family. Last week, Queen Elizabeth II became the first member of the royal family to photobomb an Australian athlete's selfie, followed by Prince Harry who appeared in New Zealand's ruby coach's photo, posing with double thumbs up...
  • Teenager Malaika Goel, police inspector Lajja Gauswami, and engineer Ayonika Paul: meet the medal-winning Indian shooters from Commonwealth Games 2014 14 hours 9 minutes ago

    The medals tally for India at the Commonwealth Games has been constantly rolling with shooters and wrestlers clinching medals in plenty. With ten Gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Indian sportspersons are shining bright at the event. The biggest surprise this year at the games was 16-year-old Malaika...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 7 2 hours 16 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 6 Round-up: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competition. Indian shooters continued...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar delighted after winning wrestling gold 17 hours 12 minutes ago

    Sushil Kumar on Tuesday won the gold medal after defeating Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a freestyle 74kg gold medal wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Lucie Safarova loses in first round of Citi Open 18 hours 55 minutes ago

    Washington: Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France's Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday. Mladenovic rallied for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory against the Wimbledon semifinalist. She will face American qualifier Taylor Townsend in the second round. On the men's side, Americans Jack...
  • It's frustrating to miss England series: Zaheer 18 hours 56 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Veteran pacer Zaheer Khan on Tuesday said it was disappointing to miss the England series due to the injury as he had undergone rigorous training sessions to be part of the squad. "I am missing playing cricket. I was preparing for English tour for a long time and that was...
  • Ana Ivanovic lone seeded player to win at Stanford 17 hours 8 minutes ago

    Stanford: Ana Ivanovic dominated the second set to beat Sabine Lisicki on Tuesday and advance to the second round of the Bank of the West Classic, while defending champion Dominika Cibulkova made a first-round exit. The fifth-seeded Ivanovic won 7-6 (2), 6-1 against Lisicki, partially avenging her loss to the...
  • Ishant's absence has hurt Team India in this Test: Agarkar 19 hours 36 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar on Tuesday said missing out on Ishant Sharma's services in the ongoing third Test at Southampton has hurt the team in the ongoing match. "Obviously, you want a form player to play throughout. You don't want the guy to miss out on any cricket when...
  • I was disappointed with the manner I got out, says Ajinkya Rahane 19 hours 34 minutes ago

    Southampton: Talented batsman Ajinkya Rahane expressed his disappointment in the manner he got out playing a poor shot off a rank longhop bowled by part-time offspinner Moeen Ali on the third day of the third Test against England. "I was really disappointed in the manner I got out. I was concentrating...
  • Stuart Broad proud to join exclusive club 20 hours 33 minutes ago

    Stuart Broad says he's elated to have joined some of his cricket 'heroes' as he and England new-ball partner James Anderson became only the third pace pair to take a combined 500 Test wickets. Broad finished the third day of the third Test against India at Southampton with 3 for...