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  • CWG 2014: Babita Kumari wins 1st wrestling Gold for India on Day 8 44 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 1 hour 34 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 2 hours 12 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: India wrestle to two more gold medals on Day 8 1 hour 20 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Babita Kumari put on a stunning show to win the gold medal beating Canada's Brittanee Laverdure while Yogeshwasr Dutt got the better of Canada's Balfour in the finals on Thursday. Babita won gold in the women's 55kg freestyle category while Dutt did India proud in the men's...
  • CWG 2014: Lawn Bowls men's fours team reaches semi-finals 2 hours 39 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 3 hours 43 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 8 hours 28 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...
  • CWG 2014 Live: Vikas Gowda wins gold in men's discuss throw 6 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 8 hours 12 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...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Vijender Singh enters semi-finals 21 hours 9 minutes ago

    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 21 hours 33 minutes ago

    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....
  • In pics: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 7 22 hours 27 minutes ago

    India's Navjot Kaur with her bronze medal after the women's Freestyle Wrestling 69kg.India's Sakshi Malik with her silver medal after the women's Freestyle Wrestling 56kg final match at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre.India's Sakshi Malik wrestles with Nagerian's Aminat Adeniyi during the women's Freestyle Wrestling 56kg final match.
  • CWG 2014: Pinki Jangra, Sarita Devi reach boxing semis in Glasgow 23 hours 18 minutes ago

    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 23 hours 53 minutes ago

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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 9 hours 6 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...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 7 21 hours 12 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 6 Round-up: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competition. Indian shooters continued...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar delighted after winning wrestling gold Yesterday

    Sushil Kumar on Tuesday won the gold medal after defeating Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a freestyle 74kg gold medal wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers Srikanth, Gurusaidutt in Round of 32 Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and R M V Gurusaidutt won their respective matches to enter the men's singles Round of 32 at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Srikanth had an easy Round of 64 outing as he took just 15 minutes to defeat St. Helena's Duane March 21-3 21-4...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Sarita Devi in quarters, Manoj Kumar ousted Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian pugilist L Sarita Devi won her women's 57-60 kg opening bout to proceed to the quarter-finals of the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. However, it was the end of the road for men's 64 kg defending champion Manoj Kumar who was ousted from the quarter-finals 0:3 by England's Samuel Maxwell...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Rajeev Tomar settles for silver Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Rajeev Tomar lost the men's 125kg freestyle final match to Canada's Korey Jarvis and settled for the silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) on Tuesday. In a close contest, Tomar lost 0-3 to Jarvis. It was the only relative disappointment...
  • CWG 2014: Lajja Gauswami bags bronze to end India's shooting campaign Yesterday

    Glasgow: Lajja Gauswami bagged a bronze in women's 50m rifle 3 positions as India ended their spectacular shooting campaign on a high at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Gauswami shot 436.1 to end with a bronze in windy conditions behind Singapore's Jasmine Ser (449.1) and Scotland's Jen McIntosh (446.6) on the...