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  • CWG 2014: India through to final of men's triple jump, javelin throw 20 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's Arpinder Singh advanced to the final of the men's triple jump while javelin throwers Ravinder Singh Khaira and Vipin Kasana also made it to the final of their event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. There was some bad news, though, for the Indian continget as men's 4x400-metre and women's...
  • CWG 2014: Dipa Karmakar toast of Tripura after winning bronze in gymnastics 58 minutes ago

    Agartala, Tripura: Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian woman and second person from the country to clinch a Commonwealth Games medal in artistic gymnastics winning the women's vault bronze, has become the toast of her home state of Tripura. As soon as the good news spread through TV sets after her...
  • CWG 2014: Ebola virus threat in Glasgow 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Commonwealth Games officials say an athlete competing at the games has been tested for the Ebola virus but the tests were negative. Games officials said in a statement on Friday that "there is no Ebola in the athletes' village ... we can confirm an athlete was tested for a number...
  • CWG 2014: Vijender Singh leads India in boxing finals 1 hour 16 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them storming into the finals of their respective weight categories in the boxing event of Commonwealth Games on Friday. Star boxer Vijender produced yet another dominating performance...
  • CWG 2014: India face New Zealand in men's hockey semis without skipper Sardar 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian men's hockey team will clash with New Zealand in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday but without their captain Sardar Singh. The midfielder has been suspended for one match following his second dangerous offence in the tournament. Sardar was reprimanded for dangerous play in Tuesday's game...
  • CWG 2014: Wrestlers come back home after successful campaign 3 hours 21 minutes ago

    Indian wrestlers landed in Delhi after ending their successful campaign at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014: Plan was to play aggressive wrestling, says Sushil Kumar 3 hours 41 minutes ago

    Sushil Kumar landed in Delhi on Saturday morning after winning his second Commonwealth gold in wrestling. ...
  • CWG2014: Nigeria's Chika Amalaha stripped of weightlifting gold 4 hours 50 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha has been stripped of her Commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal after failing a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday. The 16-year-old, who won gold in the women's 53kg competition, provided positive 'A' and 'B' samples that contained prohibited diuretics and masking agents. "The...
  • CWG 2014: Paddlers Sharath-Amalraj, discus thrower Seema Punia win silver medals for India on Day 9 11 hours 45 minutes ago

    Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis while Seema Punia won in women's discuss throw in the Commonwealth Games 2014 on Friday. Sharath, three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and Amalraj lost 11-8, 7-11, 9-11, 5-11 in 33 minutes to the...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal-Anthony Amalraj settle for silver 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis after they lost 1-3 to Singapore's Hu Li and Ning Gao in the title clash of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Friday. Sharath, three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and Amalraj lost 111-8,...
  • In pics: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 9 12 hours 32 minutes ago

    India's Pinki Rani (blue) bouts with Northern Ireland's  Michaela's Walsh in the Women's Fly (48-51Kg) boxing semi-final.Indian and Scotland players vie for the ball in the Hockey 5th/6th classification match.India's Laishram Devi, red, in action against Mozambique's Maria Machongua in the Women's Light (57 - 60kg) semi-final.
  • CWG 2014: Four Indian boxers in final, Pinki takes bronze 11 hours 38 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Four Indian boxers -- L Sarita Devi, L Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh -- made it into their respective gold medal bouts after Pinki Jangra lost her semi-final to settle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games here Friday. To start the proceedings, former World Champion Sarita...
  • CWG 2014: Discus thrower Seema Punia wins silver 13 hours 52 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian discus thrower Seema Punia won the silver medal with her season's best performance while her compatriot and defending champion Krishna Poonia finished a disappointing fifth at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was the second medal for India from track and field, a day after men's discus thrower Vikas...
  • CWG 2014: Pallikal-Ghosal lose in mixed-doubles squash quarters 15 hours 19 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's top players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal crashed out of mixed double squash after being easily beaten in the quarterfinals by Australia's David Palmer and Rachael Grinham in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The India duo lost 2-0 (11-6 11-9) to their Australian opponents who rarely looked in...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal enters men's doubles final, singles semis 15 hours 28 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal still remains India's brightest table tennis star among all the other paddlers as he led from the front to come out on top in both singles and doubles categories at the Commowealth Games on Friday. To start with, Sharath and Anthony Amalraj earned a facile 11-7,...
  • CWG 2014: Milkha Singh delighted with Vikas Gowda's gold in athletics 15 hours 52 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Milkha Singh expressed his delight after Vikas Gowda won the gold medal in the men's discus throw at the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Speaking from Chandigarh Milkha said, "I feel proud with Vikas's achievement and with those of our other sportsmen and women who have won medals in...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters shine yet again 16 hours 2 minutes ago

    The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap enter semis 18 hours 29 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Leading Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu entered the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the Emirates Arena on Friday. In the absence of top seed Saina Nehwal, No.2 seed Sindhu routed New Zealand's Anna Rankin in straight games in the women's singles quarter-finals to...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal-Anthony Amalraj reach TT men's doubles final 18 hours 29 minutes ago

    Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj reached the final of the men's doubles event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, securing a minimum silver medal on Friday. It was a facile win for the Indian pair, who beat Singapore's Zi Yang and Jian Khan 11-7, 12-10, 11-3 in a little over...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team finish 5th in Glasgow 18 hours 46 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team defeated hosts Scotland 2-1 in the 5-6 position classification match to end fifth at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. While the first half was a showcase of great defensive skills along with counter-attacks by India, it was only in the second half that the forwards,...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxer Pinki Rani takes women's 48-51kg bronze 20 hours 33 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Pinki Jangra brought home India's first boxing medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games though she lost her women's 48-51 kg semi-final bout and had to settle for the bronze at the SECC Hall on Friday. The Haryana pugilist gave a tough fight to Michaela Walsh but the Northern Ireland woman's...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team sign off fifth at Glasgow Games 21 hours 17 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team secured a 2-1 win over hosts Scotland to finish a disappointing fifth in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. Anupa Barla and Poonam Rani scored two quick field goals in the second half to help their team earn a consolation win. Nikki Kid converted a...
  • CWG 2014: Shamini-Madhurika win in table tennis women's doubles 22 hours 12 minutes ago

    Glasgow: In a mixed start to the day for Indian paddlers, Shamini Kumaresan and Madhurika Patkar won their third round women's doubles match but there was some disappointment as the pair of Ankita Das and Poulomi Ghatak lost to their Malaysian opponents at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was...
  • CWG 2014: Sardar Singh suspended for semifinal against New Zealand 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    Glasgow: In a huge jolt to Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh has been suspended for the semifinal match against New Zealand on Saturday following his yellow card for a dangerous slide tackle in pool A match against South Africa at the Commonwealth Games here. The appeal jury held a...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 9 11 hours 52 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 8 Round-up: Discus thrower Vikas Gowda broke a 56-year jinx, to toast with gold alongside wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari as India snaked up to the fifth spot in the medal race at the Commonwealth Games. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's...
  • CWG 2014: Seema, Krishna qualify for women's discus throw final Yesterday

    Glasgow: Both Seema Punia and Krishna Poonia advanced to the women's discus throw final but while Seema's throw put her in second position, Krishna was placed a lowly 11th in the qualification round of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park Stadium. It was already a memorable day for Indian...
  • CWG 2014: Nijel Amos wins 800m gold to shock Olympic champion David Rudisha Yesterday

    Botswana's Nijel Amos produced a stunning late surge to land the 800 metres gold medal and shock Olympic champion David Rudisha at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Amos, who took silver behind Rudisha at London 2012, looked to be boxed in as the Kenyan led on the final straight but found...
  • CWG 2014: India to play for bronze in men's fours lawn bowls Yesterday

    Glasgow: India went down to England 12-14 in the semi-finals of the men's fours lawn bowls in the 2014 Commonwealth Games here on Thursday and will face Australia for the bronze medal on Friday. India had made it to the semi-finals beating Norfolk Islands in the quarter-finals at the Kelvingrove Lawn...
  • CWG 2014: Worked hard on my strength, says Yogeshwar Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said on Thursday that he worked hard on his strengths to win the gold in the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. It was the Olympic bronze medallist's first gold medal in a major international event ever since his pet 60kg category was...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal-Amalraj in semi-finals of Glasgow Games Yesterday

    Glasgow: India's men's doubles pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj made it to the semi-finals beating England's Danny Reed and Sam Walker in the table tennis quarter-final in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here on Thursday. Sharath Kamal and Amalraj won 12-10, 11-6, 7-11, 11-8...