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  • CWG 2014: Indian hockey resumes revival battle in Glasgow 52 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Hoping to salvage some pride after a disappointing World Cup outing and also end its title drought in the process, a talented but unpredictable Indian men's hockey team will open its Commonwealth Games campaign against a lowly Wales here on Friday. Clubbed in Pool A along side Wales, Scotland, South...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian boxers begin medal hunt today 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Left isolated internationally due to the administrative mess at home, Indian boxers' proven track record of excelling in extreme adversity will be put to a severe test when they start their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. With seven medals, three of them gold and four bronze,...
  • CWG 2014: Sukhen, Sanjita lift gold as India off to a rousing start 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu stole the limelight by clinching a gold each in weightlifting, as India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish, winning seven medals in all on the opening day of the competitions in Glasgow. Judokas Navjot Chana and Shushila Likmabam had...
  • CWG 2014: Weightlifters Sanjita, Sukhen win Gold medals for India on Day 1 5 hours 51 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu stole the limelight by clinching a Gold each in weightlifting, as India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish, winning seven medals in all on the opening day of the competitions here. India is at 4th spot in medals...
  • CWG 2014: Dey gets India's second Gold in weightlifting, bronze for Mali 6 hours 58 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's Sukhen Dey has won the gold medal with a splendid lift in the clean and jerk. His compatriot Ganesh Mali took the bronze. Dey comfortably lifted 139 kg in his second attempt even as the other weightlifters made heavy weather of it. Dey, who won a silver behind Hamizan Aminul...
  • CWG 2014: India's Navjot, Sushila win silver medals in judo 9 hours 38 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian judokas Navjot Chana and Shushila Likmabam had to be contend with a silver medal each after they failed to clear the final hurdle in the men's 60kg and women's 48kg events, respectively, on the opening day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Thursday. There was a bronze...
  • CWG Scam: ED slaps forex charges against Suresh Kalmadi, 6 others 10 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Five years after charges of alleged financial irregularities had hit the CommonWealth Games in Delhi, Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday slapped charges of Rs 4.64 crore forex violations in the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) event against former CWG organizing committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and six others. The agency issued...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 10 hours 45 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • CWG 2014: Weightlifter Sanjita Khumukcham wins India's first Gold in Glasgow 8 hours 1 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom bagged a gold and silver, respectively, in women's 48kg weightlifting in a display of overwhelming domination to open India's medal account on the opening day of the competition in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Sanjita won with a total lift of 173kg (77+96)...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team beat Canada 4-2 11 hours 8 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team got off to a rollicking start as it comfortably beat Canada 4-2 in its opening group A match at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Seasoned Rani Rampaul opened the scoring in the 22nd minute followed by Poonam Rani in the 29th minute while...
  • Glasgow Games to be Abhinav Bindra's last CWG appearance 12 hours 27 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's lone individual gold medallist in Olympics, Abhinav Bindra on said the ongoing Commonwealth Games here will be his last appearance at the multi-sport extravaganza. "Tom I will compete in my 5th CWG. This will be my last appearance at the games Hope to have some fun. Cont," Bindra tweeted...
  • CWG 2014: Disappointing show by Indian cyclists in Glasgow 12 hours 33 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian cyclists did not have an ideal start to their campaign in the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both men's sprint event and Men's 400m team pursuit on the opening day of the track cycling competition at Glasgow on Thursday. In the men's sprint...
  • Commonwealth Games: Judokas lead the way for India on Day 1 13 hours 23 minutes ago

    India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish with judokas Navjot Chana and Shushila Likmabam assuring the team of at least two silver medals. ...
  • CWG 2014: Three Indians win their squash opener 14 hours 5 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's Anaka Alankamony, Harinder Pal Sandhu and Mahesh Mangaonkar won their respective opening singles convincingly in the squash competition of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Alankamony breezed past Kenya's Khaleqa Nimji 11-2, 11-3, 11-6 to reach the round of 32 at the Scotstoun Sports Campus. The Indian faces...
  • CWG 2014: India blow away Ghana 5-0 in mixed team badminton 14 hours 6 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian badminton team launched its Commonwealth Games campaign with a dominating 5-0 win over minnows Ghana in a Group B match of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event on Thursday. India hardly broke any sweat as Parupalli Kashyap started the proceeding, spanking Daniel...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian para-powerlifter Sachin Choudhary caught for doping 14 hours 14 minutes ago

    The Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games was left red-faced on Thursday after para-powerlifter Sachin Choudhary returned positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency last month. Choudhary, who was a late inclusion in the Indian team for the Games, left Glasgow on the...
  • Olympic champion Mo Farah pulls out of Commonwealth Games 18 hours 5 minutes ago

    Olympic and world middle distance champion Mo Farah withdrew from England's Commonwealth Games team on Thursday, saying he was not fully fit following a recent illness. The 31-year-old Farah, who won the 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles at the London Olympics and the world championships in Moscow last year, was preparing...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Full India schedule 19 hours 33 minutes ago

    Badminton Participants (men): P. Kashyap, K Srikanth, RMV Gurusaidutt, Akshay Dewalkar, Pranaav Jerry Chopra Participants (women): PV Sindhu, PC Thulasi, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa Mixed Teams Group Play from 13.30 onwards Hockey 20.30: India vs Canada - women Judo 17.30: Men's 60 kg - Round of 16 onwards - Navjot Chana in action 18.30: Men's 66 kg -...
  • As it happened: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 1 in Glasgow 6 hours 22 minutes ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates) The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours. A total of 261 medal events across 18 sports will be contested over 11 days...
  • CWG 2014: India's badminton stars look to better 2010 run 21 hours 40 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Despite star shuttler Saina Nehwal's last-minute pull-out, India will look to maintain their impressive run when they begin their campaign with a clash against minnows Ghana in the mixed team event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. India had won two gold, one silver and one bronze in...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers will find it tough to better Delhi medal haul 21 hours 30 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian table tennis team at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games will find it tough to match the record medal tally of the Delhi edition. India, who won five medals including a gold and silver in Delhi four years ago, begin their challenge with the team championships beginning on Thursday. The Indian...
  • CWG 2014: India's judokas seek glory in Glasgow 21 hours 28 minutes ago

    Glasgow: With judo coming back into the Commonwealth Games fold after 12 years, Indian judokas looked a confident lot as they begin their campaign on Thursday, aiming to produce the best-ever performance by the country in the quadrennial event. This is the third time that judo has been in the Commonwealth...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India's medal-less squash players hope for glory 21 hours 30 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The six-member Indian squash team, led by Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal, begins its Commonwealth Games campaign with the singles competition on Thursday, well aware that it has a good chance of winning its first ever medal in the quadrennial event. Though India's best bet for a medal is in...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Usain Bolt says his best is yet to come 23 hours 38 minutes ago

    Kingston: Six-times Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster as he targets the 2015 world championships and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. It has been five years since Bolt set the 100m world record of 19.58 seconds...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Analysing India's medal prospects 22 hours 21 minutes ago

    The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games 2014 will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours with superstar sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica and middle- and long-distance king Mo Farah of England expected to set the Hampden Park Stadium...
  • CWG 2014: India lead players' parade at glittering opening ceremony in Glasgow Yesterday

    London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar proudly carried the tri-colour as India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, led the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night. India's female athletes were dressed in green sarees and sported the team blazer, the males proudly flaunted...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014 Opening Ceremony: As it happened Yesterday

    Catch all the updates from the Commonwealth Games 2014 glittering opening ceremony in Glasgow. The 20th edition of the Games will officially be opened by Queen Elizabeth II a ceremony at the iconic Celtic Park, the home of Scotland's famous football club Glasgow Celtic. The Opening Ceremony is expected to attract...
  • Comparing Delhi and Glasgow CWG is 'chalk and cheese': CGF Yesterday

    Glasgow: Top officials of the Commonwealth Games Federation on Wednesday patted the Glasgow 2014 organisers for a smooth-sailing build-up and for saving the CGF from 2010 Delhi-like "headache". Addressing a press conference just hours before the opening ceremony of the 20th Games, CGF president Prince Imran Tunku said that Glasgow has...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Time for India to go for glory Yesterday

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discuss how India will perform in upcoming Commonwealth Games and who are the medal contenders. ...
  • CWG 2014: Tendulkar factor adds to pressure on shuttler Sindhu Yesterday

    Venkata Pusarla Sindhu has to contend not only with the hopes of her nation but the pressure of impressing her most famous fan in the Commonwealth Games badminton competition. The 19-year-old knows that her country's most well-known sportsman, cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, will be taking a keen interest when she competes...