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  • CWG 2014: Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar fails to enter men's 25m rapid fire pistol finals 11 minutes ago

    Glasgow: In a major set back, India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar failed to qualify for the men's 25-metre rapid fire pistol finals but Harpreet Singh made up for the disappointment by entering the summit clash at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Out of the six who qualified from Stage 2,...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team thrash Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 1 hour 54 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team came back strongly from a 0-3 defeat to New Zealand to thrash minnows Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in their third Pool A match of the Commonwealth Games here. India displayed immense maturity by learning from their previous defeat and not letting the Sunday loss affect...
  • CWG 2014: Jamaican Bailey-Cole wins 100 metres 3 hours 45 minutes ago

    Jamaican Kemar Bailey-Cole won the Commonwealth Games 100 metres gold medal in a time of 10.00 seconds on Monday. Bailey-Cole made a slow start out of the blocks at Hampden Park but his long stride helped him claw his way back into the main group at the midway point. With 10 metres...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra in quarter-final 3 hours 53 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra moved into the quarter-final of the men's welterweight (69kg) category with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Jamaican Kestna Davis in the Round 16 at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Monday. Jangra bagged 30 points from all the three rounds while Davis got 27 each from his. In...
  • Photo: Royal photobomb! Prince Harry shows double thumbs up behind an unaware rugby coach from New Zealand during CWG, Glasgow 3 hours 55 minutes ago

    The royal family is busy photobombing pictures during this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It seems after Queen Elizabeth II photobombed an Australian athlete's selfie last week, Prince Harry drew inspiration from his grandmother and showed a double thumbs up as New Zealand's rugby coach posed for a photograph. New Zealand...
  • CWG 2014 Live: Harpreet Singh wins silver in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol 11 minutes ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live updates) Day 5 Round-up: 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai kept his reputation intact by clinching the gold medal while the seasoned Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each as shooters continued their heroics to add three more medals to India's...
  • CWG 2014: India's Vikas Thakur wins silver in men's 85kg weightlifting 3 hours 35 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Writhing in pain, young Vikas Thakur produced the lift of his lifetime to clinch the bronze medal in men's 85kg weightlifting, as Indian lifters continued their spectacular show in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Monday. Thakur lifted 333kg (150+183) to bag the silver while Richard Patterson of New Zealand...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters' domination continues with Jitu Rai's gold 19 hours 40 minutes ago

    Ace Indian shooter Ronjan Sodhi reflects on Jitu Rai's gold in 50m air pistol event, which took India to the No. 4 spot on the CWG medals tally. ...
  • CWG 2014: Boxers Vijender, Devendro enter quarters 20 hours 10 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) continued his sublime form to enter the quarterfinals along with gritty youngster L Devendro Singh (49kg) in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Monday. Vijender, a former Olympic and World Championships bronze-medallist, outpunched Namibia's Mujandjae Kasuto 3-0 in a lopsided contest to make the last-eight...
  • CWG 2014: Shooters Meena Kumari, Lajja Gauswami fail to win medals 20 hours 26 minutes ago

    Glasgow: A lot was expected from Indian shooters Meena Kumari and Lajja Gauswami but they failed to earn a medal from the women's 50-metre rifle prone finals at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. On a day when all three Indian medals came from shooting, Meena and Lajja could only manage to...
  • CWG 2014: Weightlifter faces sex assault charge 20 hours 41 minutes ago

    Glasgow: A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket. The Glasgow Sheriff Court says Toua Udia pleaded not guilty and will go on trial Friday. Police say the 22-year-old lifter was arrested after officers received a report...
  • CWG 2014: Narayan qualifies for hammer throw final, Kamalpreet ousted 21 hours 25 minutes ago

    Glasgow: C Narayan Singh on Monday qualified for the finals of the men's hammer throw event at the 20th Commonwealth Games even as Kamalpreet Singh crashed out in the qualifying round. 23-year-old Narayan threw the hammer to a distance of 67.95 in his first attempt, which proved to be his best...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers miss out on mixed team bronze 22 hours 1 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers failed to replicate the performance of the 2010 Commonwealth Games at the 2014 edition here as they lost the mixed team bronze medal playoff 2-3 to Singapore at the Emirates Arena here Monday. India, who won silver four years ago at home, could not come out with their...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers lose men's team bronze playoff 22 hours 15 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's men paddlers suffered a disappointing finish in the team bronze medal playoff, losing to Nigeria 1-3 at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. India, who had won the bronze in the same category four years ago at home in New Delhi, started well by winning the first singles match but...
  • In pics: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 5 22 hours 48 minutes ago

    Jitu Rai celebrates after winning gold medal.India's Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh celebrate after winning gold and silver medals respectively in the 50m Pistol event.Jitu and Gurpal celebrate after winning gold and silver medal respectively in the 50m Pistol event.
  • CWG 2014: Gagan Narang wins silver in men's 50m rifle prone 22 hours 10 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shooters continued to bring home more medals as Gagan Narang won the country's third medal Monday clinching the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver at the Commonwealth Games. Earlier in the day, Indians Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh won gold and silver, respectively, in the men's 50-metre pistol finals at...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m pistol 23 hours 53 minutes ago

    Shooters Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh clinched the men's 50-metre pistol gold and silver respectively to take India to No. 4 in the medals tally. ...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai's gold extends the domination of shooters 15 hours 54 minutes ago

    Glasgow: 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai kept his reputation intact by clinching the gold medal while the seasoned Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each as shooters continued their heroics to add three more medals to India's kitty on the fifth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games...
  • CWG 2014: Australia test awaits Sardar Singh and Co. in Glasgow Yesterday

    Glasgow: With two easy victories under their belt, a confident India will face their first real test in the men's hockey event when they take on world champions and title holders Australia in the next group match at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Ninth ranked India started their campaign in...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai breaks Games record to enter 50m men's pistol finals Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian shooter Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games record to march into the 50-metre men's pistol finals while compatriot Gurpal Singh also qualified, finishing sixth, at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre on Monday. Rai, 27, amassed 562 points and finished top of the standings, a sizeable 15 points ahead of...
  • CWG 2014: Saurav Ghosal loses to Willstrop in men's squash semis Yesterday

    Glasgow: India's Saurav Ghosal was outclassed by former World No.1 James Willstrop of England in straight sets in the men's singles squash semi-finals at the Scotstoun Squash Campus. The 27-year-old fourth seed lost 8-11, 8-11, 5-11 Sunday night. Ghosal's hard-fought 3-2 victory over New Zealand's Campbell Grayson in the quarter-finals had made...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 5 15 hours 37 minutes ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live updates) Day 4 Round-up: It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Sathish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver. Shooters Shreyasi Singh and Mohammed Asab clinched the double trap silver and the bronze,...
  • Abhinav Bindra returns home after CWG glory Yesterday

    Abhinav Bindra made his swansong appearance at the Commonwealth Games a memorable one as the star Indian shooter won the battle of nerves in a gripping competition to bag the 10m Air Rifle gold medal, which has eluded him in the previous four attempts ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers to face Nigeria for bronze Yesterday

    Glasgow: India lost 1-3 to England in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's team table tennis semi-final and will have to be content with playing for the bronze medal against Nigeria. The country's top singles player Achanta Sharath Kamal was shocked by an energetic Liam Pitchford, who is ranked five places below,...
  • CWG 2014: India lose badminton semi-final to England 3-0 Yesterday

    Glasgow: India lost to England 3-0 in the semi-finals of the badminton competition at the Commonwealth Games here late on Sunday night. India's men and mixed doubles teams fought well over three games, but could not in cross the line and Parupalli Kashyap lost his singles match against Rajiv Ouseph in...
  • Boxers Sumit and Manoj in quarters at Glasgow CWG Yesterday

    Glasgow: Sumit Sangwan began his campaign at the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a comfortable 3-0 win over Mohammed Hakimu Fumu as the Indian pugilist reached the quarter-finals of the Men's Light Heavy 81kg category, here Sunday. 21-year-old Sangwan was dominant in all three rounds as all three judges declared him clear...
  • CWG 2014: Sathish wins gold, Ravi bags silver in men's 77kg weightlifting Yesterday

    Glasgow: A dominant Sathish Sivalingam rewrote the Games Snatch record en-route to his gold medal winning performance while Ravi Katulu finished second behind him in the men's 77kg weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Sathish, 22, the 2013 Commonwealth Championships gold medallist, lifted a total of 328kg (149+179) to pip...
  • CWG 2014: Gold for Sathish Sivalingam, Ravi Katulu bags silver in weightlifting Yesterday

    Glasgow: It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Sathish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver in the 77kg Group A at the Clyde Auditorium here on Sunday. Sathish lifted a total of 328 kg to set a Games Record while Ravi...
  • CWG 2014: India lose 0-3 against New Zealand in women's hockey Yesterday

    Glasgow: India eves failed to keep their winning momentum going as they were blanked 0-3 by higher-ranked New Zealand in their second Group match at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Sunday. India, ranked 13th in the world, showed glimpses of individual brilliance but the girls failed to combine as a team...
  • CWG 2014: Punam Yadav wins bronze in women's 63kg weightlifting Yesterday

    Glasgow: Punam Yadav clinched India's seventh medal in the weightlifting event of the Commonwealth Games as she lifted a total of 202kg to claim a bronze in the women's 63kg category on Sunday. Punam, who won a bronze in junior Asian Championship early this year, was locked in a gripping battle...