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  • CWG 2014: Indian weightlifter Chandrakant Mali gets bronze 6 hours 2 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Weightlifter Chandrakant Mali won the bronze medal in the men's 94kg category bringing home the 10th medal for India in the day at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The gold went to Papua New Guinea's Steven Kukuna Kari with a total lift of 349kg while Cameroon-born Simplice Ribouem of Australia...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers Srikanth, Gurusaidutt in Round of 32 6 hours 49 minutes ago

    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 6 hours 52 minutes ago

    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 7 hours 1 minutes ago

    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 7 hours 11 minutes ago

    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...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar wins India's third wrestling gold in Glasgow 7 hours 30 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sushil Kumar led the charge as Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show in the Commonwealth Games winning three of the five gold medals on offer here Tuesday. Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat also bagged gold medals while Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal in what was a...
  • CWG 2014: India's woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat bags gold 10 hours 16 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian teenager Vinesh Phogat clinched the 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal in the women's freestyle 48kg wrestling competition with a thrilling win over England's Yana Rattigan on Tuesday. Vinesh won 11-8 against Yana in a close contest in the final. It was the second gold medal for India from wrestling...
  • CWG 2014: India go down fighting 2-4 against Australia in hockey 10 hours 44 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India put up a valiant fight before going down 2-4 against world champions and title holders Australia in their third group match of the men's Hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games, here on Tuesday. Living upto their reputation, Australia build on a two-goal burst in the space of two...
  • CWG 2014: India complete golden hat-trick on the wrestling mat 8 hours 9 minutes ago

    Glasgow: 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 competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Sushil expectedly bagged...
  • CWG 2014: Sanjeev Rajput clinches sliver, Narang gets bronze in shooting 11 hours 4 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shooters Sanjeev Rajput and Gagan Narang claimed the silver and bronze, respectively, in the men's 50-metre rifle 3 positions at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday. With 452.9 points, England's Daniel Rivers clinched the gold, his second medal in the 2014 Games while Rajput and Narang finished with scores of...
  • CWG 2014: Shooter Ayonika Paul eyes World Championships after Glasgow glory 8 hours 31 minutes ago

    Indian shooter Ayonika Paul won silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle event in Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014: Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal begin well in squash doubles 11 hours 55 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's leading squash players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal made a winning start in the doubles events at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Having failed to bag India's first squash medal at the Commonwealth Games in the singles category, Ghosal and Pallikal teamed up for the mixed doubles. The fifth...
  • CWG 2014: Indian athletes in Glasgow yet to get their daily allowance 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A sizeable chunk of Indian athletes are yet to get their full quota of daily allowance a week into the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Most of the 215 strong Indian contingent have spent more than 10 days without the full allowance which has been increased to USD 50 (INR 3000...
  • CWG 2014: Manavjit Singh Sandhu wins bronze in trap event 12 hours 53 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Manavjit Singh Sandhu bagged a bronze medal in the men's trap event to take India's medal tally in shooting to 13 in the Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday. Manavjit finished third in the semi-finals after hitting 13 of the maximum 15 targets. He then beat renowned shooter Michael Diamond of...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team eyeing win against South Africa for semis berth 13 hours 0 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team will be eyeing for a semi-final berth with a win over a formidable South African outfit in the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. With three goals each by Jaspreet Kaur, Deepika and Rani, the Indian team will be looking at continuing their onslaught to book...
  • CWG 2014: India's Harpreet Singh shoots silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol 13 hours 43 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and brushed aside a penalty point docked on him to claim silver in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. 33-year-old Harpreet from Haryana saved India from disaster by bagging the silver after Olympic silver...
  • CWG 2014: Nigerian weightlifter in dope net, India may benefit in the medals tally 14 hours 11 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Matsa Santoshi's bronze in women's 53kg weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games may be upgraded to silver after Nigerian gold winner Chika Amalaha's A dope sample returned positive for a banned substance here on Tuesday. Another Indian Swati Singh, who finished fourth in the competition, could also move a place up...
  • CWG 2014: Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar fails to enter men's 25m rapid fire pistol finals 14 hours 54 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 16 hours 38 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 18 hours 29 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 18 hours 37 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 18 hours 38 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...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 6 6 hours 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 18 hours 18 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...