Commonwealth Games

  • CWG 2014: Indian men thrash SA 5-2 to set up semi-final date with NZ 3 hours 23 minutes ago

    Glasgow: A clinical first-half performance from India saw them breeze past South Africa by 5-2 margin to qualify for the semi-final of the men's hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Having finished second in the pool behind defending champions Australia, India will now take on New Zealand...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth reach quarters 4 hours 8 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers had a fantastic outing at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday as most of them won their respective Round of 16 matches to proceed to the quarter-finals at the Emirates Arena. To start with, men's singles second seed Parupalli Kashyap needed only 24 minutes to move past Australia's Jeff...
  • CWG 2014: Dipika Pallikal-Joshana Chinappa reach women's doubles squash semis 4 hours 12 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's squash stars Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa reached the women's doubles semi-finals with a comprehensive win at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. The duo beat New Zealand's Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy 11-9, 11-5 in the quarter-final at the Scotstoun Sports Campus. Meanwhile, Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Sandhu brought...
  • CWG 2014: Vikas Gowda wins India's first athletics medal in Glasgow 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Vikas Gowda gave India its first athletics gold medal of the 20th Commonwealth Games by winning the men's discuss throw event on Friday. The 31-year-old US-based Indian pocketed the gold with an effort of 63.64m, way below his personal best effort of 66.28m, under incessant rain at the Hampden Park. The...
  • CWG 2014: Babita Kumari wins 1st wrestling Gold for India on Day 8 7 hours 9 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Babita Kumari put on a stunning show to win the gold medal beating Canada's Brittanee Laverdure in the final of the women's 55kg freestyle category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Thursday. The 24-year-old Babita, who had bagged the silver in the 2010 Commonwealth...
  • CWG 2014: Yogeshwar Dutt wins fifth wrestling gold for India 4 hours 21 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt won the fifth wrestling gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Thursday. Yogeshwar was declared the winner on grounds of technical superiority after he...
  • CWG 2014: Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar gets bronze 8 hours 37 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the women's vault bronze in the final of the Commonwealth Games here Thursday. England's Claudia Fragapane won the gold with an average score of 14.633 while Canada's Elsabeth Black took home the silver with 14.433 at the SSE Hydro. Agartala-born Dipa got the bronze with...
  • CWG 2014: Vikas Gowda, wrestlers lead India's gold rush on Day 8 3 hours 35 minutes ago

    Glasgow: 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 on Thursday. After a day of elusive hunt, Indian sportspersons clinched the shining yellow medal...
  • CWG 2014: Lawn Bowls men's fours team reaches semi-finals 9 hours 4 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian Lawn Bowls men's fours team reached the semi-finals after beating Norfolk Island 26-4 in the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. The Indian team of Kamal Kumar Sharma, Chandan Kumar Singh, Samit Malhotra and Dinesh Kumar defeated their opponents in the quarterfinals at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls ground here. They now...
  • CWG 2014: India eye 5th place finish in women's hockey 10 hours 9 minutes ago

    Glasgow: After failing to qualify for the semi-finals, the Indian women's hockey team will take on hosts Scotland in the 5-6 position playoff at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. The teams last met during the Champions Challenge 1 here when India lost 3-4. The sides had also met in the 2006...
  • CWG 2014: India hockey captain Sardar Singh reprimanded for conduct 14 hours 54 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian men's hockey captain Sardar Singh was officially reprimanded for inappropriate physical conduct against an opposition player during his side's group match against Australia here. The incident happened on Tuesday when Eddie Ockenden was hit on the face. India lost the match 2-4. After video evidence was played, the appeal jury...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 8 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 7 Round-up: 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. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's way....
  • Grenada's James lights up Glasgow with emphatic 400 win 14 hours 37 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Olympic champion Kirani James lit up the Commonwealth Games with a devastating and graceful run to win gold in the men's 400 metres on Wednesday. In a Games hampered by big-name withdrawals and weakened fields, the arrival of the powerful Grenadian was a welcome sight at a wet and windy...
  • Watch: This girls vs. boys quiz about Commonwealth Games is incredible. They don't remember where the 2010 games were held! 20 hours 27 minutes ago

    Indian sportspersons are clinching one medal after another at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. While our medals tally may have reached 41, our youth doesn't even know where the games are being held! A YouTube channel, SorteddTV's, girl vs. boys quiz about the Commonwealth Games is unbelievable! Forget about this...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Vijender Singh enters semi-finals Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Bajrang gets men's 61 kg silver Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • CWG 2014: Discus-thrower Vikas Gowda, high-jumper Sahana into the finals Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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,...
  • CWG 2014: Bajrang, Satyavrat enter wrestling final 15 hours 31 minutes ago

    Indian wrestlers provided the cheer to the Indian contingent with Bajrang, Satyawart, Lalita and Sakshi assuring themselves of at least a silver medal. ...
  • CWG 2014: India win one more medal after Nigerian lifter fails dope test Yesterday

    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! Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...