Games

  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai breaks Games record to enter 50m men's pistol finals 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    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 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    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...
  • CWG 2014 Live: Indian shooters, paddlers eye medals on Day 5 3 hours 35 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,...
  • Watch: The first trailer for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I' takes the series to a whole new level 4 hours 39 minutes ago

    After two morsels of teasers, 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I' finally has a trailer! The trailers pick up from where the first two films have left off; The Capitol is upset over the events of the first two films, Katniss is the face of the rebellion, and Philip Seymour...
  • Abhinav Bindra returns home after CWG glory 6 hours 5 minutes ago

    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 6 hours 57 minutes ago

    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 8 hours 37 minutes ago

    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 8 hours 44 minutes ago

    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 14 hours 12 minutes ago

    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 14 hours 11 minutes ago

    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 17 hours 19 minutes ago

    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 15 hours 49 minutes ago

    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...
  • CWG 2014: Mohammed Asab wins bronze in men's double trap 18 hours 9 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Mohammed Asab bagged a bronze after missing out of the gold medal contest in a tense shoot-off to give India their second medal from shooting in the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The 26-year-old Asab, who topped the qualification round, and Englishmen Steven Scott and Matthew French were tied at 27...
  • In pics: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 4 22 hours 10 minutes ago

    Madhurikaa Paatkar serves during the Table Tennis Women's Team bronze medal match between India and Australia. The 26-year-old Asab, who topped the qualification round, and Englishmen Steven Scott and Matthew French were tied at 27 points after shooting 15 pairs of targets, and they had to go through to a shoot-off to decide who plays for the bronze medal play-off with the fourth-placed shooter.Punam lifted a total of 202kg to clinch India's seventh medal in the weightlifting event at the Games.
  • CWG 2014: Shreyasi wins silver in women's double trap 23 hours 38 minutes ago

    Galsgow: Indian shooter Shreyasi Singh clinched the silver medal in women's double trap event at the 20th Commonwealth Games here, swelling the shooting team's overall tally to an impressive seven medals. The 22-year-old Delhi girl shot 76 in the finals to ensure the second-best podium finish at the Barry Buddon Shooting...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women paddlers miss out on bronze 23 hours 48 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian women paddlers lost their 2014 Commonwealth Games team bronze medal match to Australia 1-3 at the Scotstoun Table Tennis Centre on Sunday. After taking a 2-1 lead, 2010 silver medallists India lost the next two ties - doubles and singles - to return home empty-handed. India's Shamini Kumaresan lost the...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 4 14 hours 13 minutes ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live updates) Day 3 Round-up: Indian shooters continued to fire up the ranges as Apurvi Chandela and Rahi Sarnobat clinched individual golds while compatriots Ayonika Paul, Prakash Nanjappa and Anisa Sayyed got silvers on day three of competition. With judoka Rajwinder Kaur bringing...
  • CWG 2014: Ashish Kumar to lead Indian charge in Gymnastics Yesterday

    Glasgow: A silver-medallist from the previous edition, Ashish Kumar would once again be India's biggest hope for a podium finish in gymnastics when the artistic routines begin on Monday at the Commonwealth Games. Ashish, who won a silver in the floor exercises and bronze in the vault event of the 2010...
  • CWG 2014: Canadian gymnast Patricia Bezzoubenko wins 5 golds Yesterday

    A 17-year-old Canadian who also holds Russian citizenship has won five of the six gold medals in rhythmic gymnastics at the Commonwealth Games. Vancouver-born Patricia Bezzoubenko, based in Thornhill, Ontario, near Toronto, but who trains regularly with the Russian gymnastics team in Moscow, won the individual all-around title and the team...
  • CWG 2014: Usain Bolt clear of foot injury, ready for Glasgow Games Yesterday

    Almost immediately after Usain Bolt landed in Scotland, the level of hero worship afforded to him demonstrated just how important the sprint star's participation is to the Commonwealth Games. The Jamaican has never raced before at the Commonwealths, and his slow recovery from a foot injury had put this appearance in...
  • CWG 2014: Australia dominate in the velodrome with double gold Yesterday

    Annette Edmondson and Scott Sunderland won gold for Australia at the Chris Hoy Velodrome on Saturday but England were left subdued after four of their Olympic gold medallists failed to get on the podium. The 22-year-old Edmondson claimed victory in the women's 10km scratch race with a time of 12 minutes...
  • CWG 2014: Approach to Indian shooting has changed, says Rahi Sarnobat Yesterday

    Glasgow: Upbeat after winning the women's 25-metre pistol gold at the Commonwealth Games, Rani Sarnobat on Saturday said the success of the Indian shooters in the international arena is due to better training venues and good coaches. "The approach of India to shooting has changed - we have Olympic medals as...
  • CWG 2014: India's Omkar Otari wins bronze in weightlifting Yesterday

    Omkar Otari won a bronze in the men's 69kg competition to continue India's strong show in weightlifting at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. 26-year-old Otari was leading at the halfway stage but his disappointing show at the clean and jerk cost him a better medal as he was taken...
  • CWG 2014: Ghosal reaches semis, Pallikal crashes out in squash event Yesterday

    India's star squash player Saurav Ghosal notched up a hard-fought 3-2 win over New Zealand's Campbell Grayson to enter the semifinals of men's singles but it was curtains for Dipika Pallikal in the women's single event at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The fourth seed Ghosal produced a gritty performance...
  • CWG 2014: Indian men's paddlers win, women lose in Glasgow Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian men's paddlers won their quarter-final match at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday, while the women's team lost their semi-final. Indian men defeated Scotland 3-0 and will now take on England in the semi-final on Sunday. Meanwhile Indian women, silver medallists four years ago at home, lost their semi-final to...
  • CWG 2014: Rajwinder Kaur wins bronze in women's +78kg judo event Yesterday

    Glasgow: India's Rajwinder Kaur bagged a bronze in women's +78kg judo competition to add to the three medals the country won in the sport at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Rajwinder defeated Esther Akinyi Ratugi of Kenya in the bronze medal match on penalty points to give cheers to the...
  • CWG 2014: Apurvi Chandela wins gold in shooting Yesterday

    Apurvi Chandela gave a stunning exhibition of skill and concentration to clinch a gold medal while Ayonika Paul and Prakash Nanjappa claimed a silver. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women paddlers lose, face Australia for team bronze Yesterday

    Glasgow: The Indian women's table tennis team failed to qualify for the summit clash in the Commonwealth Games as they lost their semi-final match 1-3 to defending champions Singapore at the Scotstoun Sports Campus on Saturday. In the first singles, Tianwei Feng defeated Shamini Kumaresan 3-0 (11-1, 13-11, 11-5) but Manika...
  • CWG 2014: Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar make bright starts in Glasgow Yesterday

    Glasgow: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh and Manoj Kumar on Saturday made resounding start to their campaigns at the Commonwealth Games, winning their respective bouts with identical 3-0 scorelines. Vijender punched his way to the pre-quarterfinals with a unanimous verdict over Andrew Kometa of Kiribati in the 75kg bout while Manoj...