COMMONWEALTH

  • Delhi: DTC buses to have electronic ticketing machines August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: DTC buses may finally go hitech within next six months as the corporation has decided to take up the project of installing electronic ticketing machines in all its buses. Interestingly, passengers will also be able to pay their fare on DTC buses with Delhi Metro smart cards till...
  • Wrestler Amit Kumar upset over Arjuna Award snub August 13, 2014

    Amit Kumar, who won gold at the 2014 CWG in Glasgow and also has a silver won at the 2013 World Championships, said such decisions are bad for morale. ...
  • After CWG low, shooter Vijay Kumar eyes Asiad high August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar, undergoing treatment for a neck injury, is desperate to avoid a race against time ahead of the World Championships and Asiad stage where he would look to make amends for his shocking exit at Glasgow Commonwealth Games. "I am rushing off to see...
  • Syringes recovered from the rooms of Indian athletes at CWG 2014: report August 12, 2014

    India's campaign at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has followed an embarrassing news that the authorities at the Games Village recovered needles and syringes from the rooms of Indian athletes, a report in the Times of India has revealed. According to the report, the housekeeping staff at the...
  • Proud feeling to win a medal in Glasgow, says wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt August 8, 2014

    Yogeshwar won gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Jwala Gutta questions Saina Nehwal for pulling out of CWG 2014 August 8, 2014

    Jwala, who won silver medal at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, slammed ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for pulling out of the Glasgow Games. ...
  • I will cherish my CWG gold forever: Parupalli Kashyap August 7, 2014

    Kashyap, who won India a men's singles badminton gold in Glasgow after 32 years, said he is proud of his achievement. ...
  • CWG 2014: Winning gold is a dream coming true, says Dipika Pallikal August 6, 2014

    Squash Doubles gold winner Dipika Pallikal on Wednesday said she and her partner Joshna Chinappa went to the Commonwealth Games with a goal of winning medals and to achieve the target was a dream come true. "We went in with a goal of winning a few medals. We dreamt of winning....
  • CWG 2014: Rajeev Mehta mulling legal action against Scotland Police August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta on Wednesday reitirated that there was some serious confusion as no charges were framed against him in the alleged drunkdriving case in Glasgow and is now mulling legal action against Scotland Police for damaging his reputation. Asked whether he is planning...
  • Exceeded my own expectations: CWG silver medallist Sarita August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Woman boxer Sarita Devi on Tuesday said she exceeded her own expectations by winning a silver medal in the justconcluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as she had made a comeback to the sport after a gap of two years. "I did better than my expectation because before the Commonwealth Games...
  • Sushil Kumar proud of India's wrestling performance at CWG August 5, 2014

    Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Amit Kumar made sure that Indian wrestling continues to be on the upswing and, in all, five gold and six silver and two bronze were surely impressive at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • We can be proud of our silver medal winning effort: Sardar Singh August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India might have failed to break their Commonwealth Games title jinx for the second consecutive time but captain Sardar Singh has a lot of positives to take from the event and said the silver medal was a "well deserved" achievement for the past masters of the game. Sardar said...
  • CWG 2014: No silver lining, only silver medal for hockey men August 5, 2014

    However, the team, coached by Terry Walsh, showed a lot of improvement despite going down twice to gold medallists Australia. ...
  • CWG 2014: Athletics contingent returns with three medals from Glasgow August 5, 2014

    Three medals equivalent to 13 but unfortunately javelin throwers had to quit the finals due to injury, said discus thrower Seema Punia. ...
  • Indian hockey mentally stronger now, says goalkeeper Sreejesh August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India's quest for a maiden Commonwealth Games title remained unfulfilled after losing to Australia in the final but goalkeeper P R Sreejesh feels they have become mentally more stronger now and have shown great improvement in the justconcluded quadrennial event. India lost 04 to world champions Australia in the...
  • CWG 2014: Phogat sisters create history in Glasgow August 5, 2014

    The gold won by Phogat sisters Babita and Vinesh in Glasgow emulated the feat of their sister Geeta, who was the first Indian woman to win a CWG wrestling gold in 2010. ...
  • CWG 2014: I wasn't in a drunken state, says Rajeev Mehta August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Relieved after the courts dropped alleged charges of drunken driving and assault, Indian Olympic Association secretary general Rajeev Mehta said that the entire case has been "represented in a wrong manner as he wasn't driving in a drunken state". "The facts have been misrepresented and I have been projected...
  • CWG 2014: India end on a high, finish 5th with 64 medals August 4, 2014

    CNNIBN's panel of experts discuss the performance of India's sportspersons in recently concluded Commonwealth Games where Indian won 64 medals. ...
  • CWG 2014: I was not at fault, says relieved Rajeev Mehta August 4, 2014

    Charges against IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta and international wrestling referee Virender Malik were dropped after two hours of negotiations. ...
  • CWG 2014: Charges against Rajeev Mehta, Virender Malik dropped August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Charges against Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta and senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik were dropped on Monday after two hours of negotiations. The charges against both the Indian officials were dropped and the matter did not come up for hearing at the Sheriff's Court, according...
  • Wrestling Federation of India suspends tainted referee Virender Malik August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Wrestling Federation of India on Monday suspended referee Virender Malik, who was detained on charges of alleged sexual assault in Glasgow during the recentlyconcluded Commonwealth Games, with immediate effect. The president of WFI, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Monday took the decision to suspend the tainted official but the...
  • Still waiting for that promised job, says shooter Anisa Sayyed August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Anisa Sayyed doesn't need to wait for long to succeed in a shooting range but her wait for a job seems to be turning into an endless one with the Haryana government delaying for the past three years, leaving the champion shooter with no option but to vent...
  • CWG 2014: Sports Minister awaiting report on arrestetd Indian officials August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said a decision on any action against IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik will be taken only after going through a report on the charges against them. Mehta and Malik were arrested in Glasgow on different charges causing much...
  • CWG 2014: Silver as good as gold, says boxing coach August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A boxing gold eluded India at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 2002 but national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu said given the tough circumstances his boys braved in the run up to the event, the three silver medals are no less than gold. Star pugilist Vijender Singh...
  • CWG 2014: Winning bronze medal a lifetime achievement, says Gurusaidutt August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian shuttler RMV Gurusaidutt said the Commonwealth Games bronze medal has helped him regain belief in himself as he was battling fitness doubts ahead of the match. Guru had to play three gruelling matches in a little over a day and the Indian said he was "tensed and doubtful"...
  • CWG 2014: Kashyap wins gold in badminton singles after 32 years August 4, 2014

    This is India's third Commonwealth Games men's singles gold after legendary Prakash Padukone won it in 1978 which was emulated four years later by Syed Modi. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxers return home to a rousing welcome August 4, 2014

    The Indian boxing contingent, led by ace boxer Vijender Singh, on Monday returned to a hero's welcome after winning 5 medals, including 4 silver and 1 bronze, in Glasgow. ...
  • Indian men's hockey team to tour Bangladesh August 4, 2014

    Fresh from a Commonwealth Games silver medal in Glasgow, the Indian men's hockey team is now eyeing the Asian Games and will tour Bangladesh for a threematch series starting August 6 to tuneup for the challenge in Incheon, South Korea. The series is expected to provide international exposure to the young...
  • CWG 2014: Winning gold is like a dream, says Parupalli Kashyap August 4, 2014

    Glasgow: Elated at becoming the first Indian male shuttler to win a gold at the Commonwealth Games in 32 years, Parupalli Kashyap on Sunday said his childhood dream of bagging a yellow metal for the country has finally come true. "In this kind of big game to win gold is a...
  • CWG 2014: India to punish arrested officials if misbehaviour proved August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Action will be taken against two Indian officials if reports of their misbehavior on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are proved, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Sunday. Local media reported top official of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik...