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  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra clinches gold in 10m air rifle 42 minutes ago

    India's shooting ace Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. ...
  • CWG 2014: India's weightlifter Santoshi Matsa gets bronze in 53 kg category 1 hour 4 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's good show in the weightlifting arena continued as young Andhra Pradesh girl Santoshi Matsa grabbed the bronze medal in the women's 53 kg category at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. This is India's fifth medal from the weightlifting event after winning two gold, a silver and a bronze on...
  • CWG 2014: India shuttlers thrash Kenya 5-0, top group 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    Glasgow: After thrashing Ghana and Uganda with the exact scoreline of 5-0 Thursday, Indian shuttlers whitewashed Kenya in their final Pool B match of the Mixed Team event to top the group at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. First up, scratch pair of Jwala Gutta and Kidambi Srikanth needed only 18...
  • CWG 2014: India's squash star Joshna Chinappa loses in Glasgow 3 hours 33 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian squash star Joshna Chinappa suffered a 1-3 defeat against World No. 4 Joelle King of New Zealand in the round of 16 to crash out of the women's singles competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The 27-year-old from Chennai, who won the Winnipeg Winter Open trophy --...
  • CWG 2014: Indian cyclists continue to disappoint in Glasgow 3 hours 38 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian cyclists' dismal show continued at the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both Men's 4000m Individual pursuit and Women's 3000m Individual pursuit events on second day of the track cycling competition on Friday. In the men's 4000m individual pursuit, three Indians -- Manjeet Singh,...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra shoots gold at his farewell Games 3 hours 12 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's shooting ace Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal while unheralded teenager Malaika Goel bagged a silver as shooters added two more medals to India's kitty on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The 31-year-old Bindra kept his nerve to...
  • CWG 2014: Indian men, women TT teams win at Glasgow 5 hours 31 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian men and women table tennis teams notched up wins in their respective pool matches of the 20th Commonwealth Games being held at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here on Friday. While the men defeated Guyana 3-0 in Pool C, the women thrashed Kenya with the same scoreline in Pool D. In...
  • CWG 2014: Paralympic Committee of India contemplates life ban on Choudhary 5 hours 35 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Even as confusion prevailed over how para-athlete Sachin Choudhary came as a part of the Indian Commonwealth Games contingent without dope clearance, the Paralympic Committee of India was contemplating a life ban on the powerlifter. Choudhary checked in at the Athletes Village as part of the Indian contingent but made...
  • CWG 2014: 16-year-old Malaika Goel wins India silver in 10m air pistol 4 hours 25 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Shooter Malaika Goel won India its fourth silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing second behind Singapore's Shun Xie Teo in the women's 10-metre air pistol at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Friday. With a total of 197.1 points, the 16-year-old gave India its first medal from shooting...
  • CWG 2014: Sandeep Sejwal qualifies for men's 100m breaststroke 6 hours 17 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sandeep Sejwal became the first Indian swimmer in the ongoing Commonwealth Games to clear the qualification round and make it to the semi-finals of the men's 100m breaststroke event on day two of the competition, on Friday. Sejwal finished 12th overall after clocking 1:02.97 seconds in the heat to advance...
  • Indian kabaddi captain sure of Asian Games gold 7 hours 13 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Skipper Rakesh Kumar is confident that India would clinch the gold medal in men's kabaddi at the forthcoming Incheon Asian Games for the seventh time on the trot and feels the Pro Kabaddi League starting on Saturday will help the players ahead of the mega event. "I am pretty confident...
  • CWG 2014: India men's hockey team starts with a win over Wales 7 hours 40 minutes ago

    Glasgow: A far from impressive India had to toil hard to register a 3-1 win over a lowly Wales in their opening Pool A match in the men's hockey competition of the 20th Commonwealth Games at the National Hockey Centre, on Friday. Ranked ninth in the world, India had to dig...
  • CWG 2014: Heena Sidhu, Goel qualify for women's 10m air pistol finals 8 hours 17 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu qualified for the 10-metre air pistol finals of the 2014 Commonwealth Games by raking in the maximum points in qualification at the Barry Buddon Shooting centre on Friday. World No.1 Sidhu, who took the top spot after her historic win at the Munich World Cup...
  • Photo: Queen Elizabeth II photobombs Australian athlete's selfie at the Commonwealth Games 9 hours 8 minutes ago

    Queen Elizabeth II is not known for her grasp of social media, but she tapped into a trend when she inadvertently photobombed an Australian athlete's selfie at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Hockey player Jayde Taylor was posing for a photograph with a teammate when the 88-year-old British monarch moved into...
  • CWG 2014 Live Blog: Abhinav Bindra wins gold, Malaika Goel bags silver in shooting 3 hours 19 minutes ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates Glasgow: India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra finished off his Commonwealth Games journey with his maiden singles gold medal while his compatriot Ravi Kumar unfortunately missed out on a bronze medal in a shoot-off in the final of the men's 10m...
  • 'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' pushed aside for new Comic Con fare 12 hours 0 minutes ago

    Reuters: Young adult film franchises have dominated the conversation at San Diego's annual Comic Con gathering in recent years, but as the buzz-building convention kicked off on Thursday, the absence of established blockbusters has allowed studios to push new fare targeting a similar audience. Without the star-studded film panels promoting November's...
  • Indian judokas create history by winning three medals 13 hours 32 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian judokas produced the country's best-ever performance by bagging three medals on the opening day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. Shushila Likmabam (women's 48kg) and Navjot Chana (men's 60kg) clinched a silver each while Kalpana Thoudam (women's 52kg) bagged a bronze to begin India's campaign on...
  • India blow away Ghana, Uganda in mixed team badminton 13 hours 23 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers launched their Commonwealth Games campaign on a resounding note as they blanked minnows Ghana and Uganda 5-0 in Group B matches of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event. Having thrashed Ghana in their opener, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa crushed M Nankabirwa...
  • CWG 2014: Indian hockey resumes revival battle in Glasgow 14 hours 59 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Hoping to salvage some pride after a disappointing World Cup outing and also end its title drought in the process, a talented but unpredictable Indian men's hockey team will open its Commonwealth Games campaign against a lowly Wales here on Friday. Clubbed in Pool A along side Wales, Scotland, South...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian boxers begin medal hunt today 15 hours 7 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Left isolated internationally due to the administrative mess at home, Indian boxers' proven track record of excelling in extreme adversity will be put to a severe test when they start their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. With seven medals, three of them gold and four bronze,...
  • CWG 2014: Sukhen, Sanjita lift gold as India off to a rousing start 15 hours 34 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu stole the limelight by clinching a gold each in weightlifting, as India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish, winning seven medals in all on the opening day of the competitions in Glasgow. Judokas Navjot Chana and Shushila Likmabam had...
  • CWG 2014: Weightlifters Sanjita, Sukhen win Gold medals for India on Day 1 7 hours 53 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu stole the limelight by clinching a Gold each in weightlifting, as India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish, winning seven medals in all on the opening day of the competitions here. India is at 4th spot in medals...
  • CWG 2014: Dey gets India's second Gold in weightlifting, bronze for Mali 21 hours 4 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's Sukhen Dey has won the gold medal with a splendid lift in the clean and jerk. His compatriot Ganesh Mali took the bronze. Dey comfortably lifted 139 kg in his second attempt even as the other weightlifters made heavy weather of it. Dey, who won a silver behind Hamizan Aminul...
  • CWG 2014: India's Navjot, Sushila win silver medals in judo 23 hours 44 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian judokas Navjot Chana and Shushila Likmabam had to be contend with a silver medal each after they failed to clear the final hurdle in the men's 60kg and women's 48kg events, respectively, on the opening day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Thursday. There was a bronze...
  • CWG 2014: Weightlifter Sanjita Khumukcham wins India's first Gold in Glasgow 22 hours 8 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom bagged a gold and silver, respectively, in women's 48kg weightlifting in a display of overwhelming domination to open India's medal account on the opening day of the competition in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Sanjita won with a total lift of 173kg (77+96)...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team beat Canada 4-2 Yesterday

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team got off to a rollicking start as it comfortably beat Canada 4-2 in its opening group A match at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Seasoned Rani Rampaul opened the scoring in the 22nd minute followed by Poonam Rani in the 29th minute while...
  • News 360: Telangana BJP opposes Sania as state's brand ambassador Yesterday

    A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. ...
  • Glasgow Games to be Abhinav Bindra's last CWG appearance Yesterday

    Glasgow: India's lone individual gold medallist in Olympics, Abhinav Bindra on said the ongoing Commonwealth Games here will be his last appearance at the multi-sport extravaganza. "Tom I will compete in my 5th CWG. This will be my last appearance at the games Hope to have some fun. Cont," Bindra tweeted...
  • CWG 2014: Disappointing show by Indian cyclists in Glasgow Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian cyclists did not have an ideal start to their campaign in the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both men's sprint event and Men's 400m team pursuit on the opening day of the track cycling competition at Glasgow on Thursday. In the men's sprint...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra, Heena Sidhu look to start with a bang in shooting 14 hours 41 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and world number one in women's 10-metre air pistol, Heena Sidhu, are expected to set the tone for the strong Indian shooting team, which begins its campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The other Indian shooters in action on the second day of...