Games

  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap enter semis 43 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Leading Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu entered the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the Emirates Arena on Friday. In the absence of top seed Saina Nehwal, No.2 seed Sindhu routed New Zealand's Anna Rankin in straight games in the women's singles quarter-finals to...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal-Anthony Amalraj reach TT men's doubles final 43 minutes ago

    Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj reached the final of the men's doubles event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, securing a minimum silver medal on Friday. It was a facile win for the Indian pair, who beat Singapore's Zi Yang and Jian Khan 11-7, 12-10, 11-3 in a little over...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team finish 5th in Glasgow 59 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team defeated hosts Scotland 2-1 in the 5-6 position classification match to end fifth at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. While the first half was a showcase of great defensive skills along with counter-attacks by India, it was only in the second half that the forwards,...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxer Pinki Rani takes women's 48-51kg bronze 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Pinki Jangra brought home India's first boxing medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games though she lost her women's 48-51 kg semi-final bout and had to settle for the bronze at the SECC Hall on Friday. The Haryana pugilist gave a tough fight to Michaela Walsh but the Northern Ireland woman's...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team sign off fifth at Glasgow Games 3 hours 30 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team secured a 2-1 win over hosts Scotland to finish a disappointing fifth in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday. Anupa Barla and Poonam Rani scored two quick field goals in the second half to help their team earn a consolation win. Nikki Kid converted a...
  • CWG 2014: Shamini-Madhurika win in table tennis women's doubles 4 hours 25 minutes ago

    Glasgow: In a mixed start to the day for Indian paddlers, Shamini Kumaresan and Madhurika Patkar won their third round women's doubles match but there was some disappointment as the pair of Ankita Das and Poulomi Ghatak lost to their Malaysian opponents at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was...
  • CWG 2014: Sardar Singh suspended for semifinal against New Zealand 6 hours 39 minutes ago

    Glasgow: In a huge jolt to Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh has been suspended for the semifinal match against New Zealand on Saturday following his yellow card for a dangerous slide tackle in pool A match against South Africa at the Commonwealth Games here. The appeal jury held a...
  • CWG 2014 Live: Boxer Pinki Rani loses in semis, settles for bronze 3 hours 2 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 8 Round-up: Discus thrower Vikas Gowda broke a 56-year jinx, to toast with gold alongside wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari as India snaked up to the fifth spot in the medal race at the Commonwealth Games. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's...
  • CWG 2014: Seema, Krishna qualify for women's discus throw final 8 hours 1 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Both Seema Punia and Krishna Poonia advanced to the women's discus throw final but while Seema's throw put her in second position, Krishna was placed a lowly 11th in the qualification round of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park Stadium. It was already a memorable day for Indian...
  • CWG 2014: Nijel Amos wins 800m gold to shock Olympic champion David Rudisha 8 hours 37 minutes ago

    Botswana's Nijel Amos produced a stunning late surge to land the 800 metres gold medal and shock Olympic champion David Rudisha at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Amos, who took silver behind Rudisha at London 2012, looked to be boxed in as the Kenyan led on the final straight but found...
  • CWG 2014: India to play for bronze in men's fours lawn bowls 9 hours 51 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India went down to England 12-14 in the semi-finals of the men's fours lawn bowls in the 2014 Commonwealth Games here on Thursday and will face Australia for the bronze medal on Friday. India had made it to the semi-finals beating Norfolk Islands in the quarter-finals at the Kelvingrove Lawn...
  • CWG 2014: Worked hard on my strength, says Yogeshwar 9 hours 56 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said on Thursday that he worked hard on his strengths to win the gold in the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. It was the Olympic bronze medallist's first gold medal in a major international event ever since his pet 60kg category was...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal-Amalraj in semi-finals of Glasgow Games 10 hours 7 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's men's doubles pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj made it to the semi-finals beating England's Danny Reed and Sam Walker in the table tennis quarter-final in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here on Thursday. Sharath Kamal and Amalraj won 12-10, 11-6, 7-11, 11-8...
  • CWG 2014: Gowda, Yogeshwar happy after winning gold 10 hours 17 minutes ago

    Vikas Gowda put up a stunning show to win gold in discuss throw while Yogeshwar Dutt also stormed into wrestling final to win the gold medal. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters get a rousing welcome on their return 10 hours 23 minutes ago

    Indian shooters landed in Delhi on Friday after finishing a successful campaign at the Commonwealth Games 2014, Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian men thrash SA 5-2 to set up semi-final date with NZ 18 hours 4 minutes ago

    Glasgow: A clinical first-half performance from India saw them breeze past South Africa by 5-2 margin to qualify for the semi-final of the men's hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Having finished second in the pool behind defending champions Australia, India will now take on New Zealand...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth reach quarters 18 hours 49 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers had a fantastic outing at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday as most of them won their respective Round of 16 matches to proceed to the quarter-finals at the Emirates Arena. To start with, men's singles second seed Parupalli Kashyap needed only 24 minutes to move past Australia's Jeff...
  • CWG 2014: Dipika Pallikal-Joshana Chinappa reach women's doubles squash semis 18 hours 53 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's squash stars Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa reached the women's doubles semi-finals with a comprehensive win at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. The duo beat New Zealand's Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy 11-9, 11-5 in the quarter-final at the Scotstoun Sports Campus. Meanwhile, Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Sandhu brought...
  • In pics: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 8 19 hours 18 minutes ago

    India's gold medalist Yogeshwar Dutt, silver medalist Geetika Jakhar and Bronze medalist Pawan Kumar.India's bronze medalist Pawan Kumar after the medal ceremony of the Men's Freestyle Wrestling 86kg.India's Gold medalist Babita Kumari celebrates her victory after the women's Freestyle Wrestling 55kg.
  • CWG 2014: Vikas Gowda wins India's first athletics medal in Glasgow 19 hours 5 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Vikas Gowda gave India its first athletics gold medal of the 20th Commonwealth Games by winning the men's discuss throw event on Friday. The 31-year-old US-based Indian pocketed the gold with an effort of 63.64m, way below his personal best effort of 66.28m, under incessant rain at the Hampden Park. The...
  • CWG 2014: Babita Kumari wins 1st wrestling Gold for India on Day 8 21 hours 50 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 19 hours 2 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 23 hours 18 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: Vikas Gowda, wrestlers lead India's gold rush on Day 8 18 hours 15 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Discus thrower Vikas Gowda broke a 56-year jinx, to toast with gold alongside wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari as India snaked up to the fifth spot in the medal race at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. After a day of elusive hunt, Indian sportspersons clinched the shining yellow medal...
  • CWG 2014: Lawn Bowls men's fours team reaches semi-finals 23 hours 45 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 8 18 hours 22 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....
  • Xbox One: Microsoft unveils Xbox in China after a 14-year ban Yesterday

    Beijing: Software giant Microsoft unveiled it reinvented Xbox videogame console in potentially vast Chinese market after a ban of 14 years despite facing probe over business practices in the country. Yusuf Mehdi, chief marketing and strategy officer for Xbox said the new gaming console, the Xbox One, will be available in...