Glasgow

  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters' domination continues with Jitu Rai's gold 27 minutes ago

    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 57 minutes ago

    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 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    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 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    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 2 hours 12 minutes ago

    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...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers miss out on mixed team bronze 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers failed to replicate the performance of the 2010 Commonwealth Games at the 2014 edition here as they lost the mixed team bronze medal playoff 2-3 to Singapore at the Emirates Arena here Monday. India, who won silver four years ago at home, could not come out with their...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers lose men's team bronze playoff 3 hours 2 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's men paddlers suffered a disappointing finish in the team bronze medal playoff, losing to Nigeria 1-3 at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. India, who had won the bronze in the same category four years ago at home in New Delhi, started well by winning the first singles match but...
  • CWG 2014: Gagan Narang wins silver in men's 50m rifle prone 2 hours 57 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shooters continued to bring home more medals as Gagan Narang won the country's third medal Monday clinching the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver at the Commonwealth Games. Earlier in the day, Indians Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh won gold and silver, respectively, in the men's 50-metre pistol finals at...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m pistol 4 hours 40 minutes ago

    Shooters Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh clinched the men's 50-metre pistol gold and silver respectively to take India to No. 4 in the medals tally. ...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai's gold extends the domination of shooters 53 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Glasgow: '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 kitty on the fifth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth...
  • CWG 2014: Sathish wins gold, Ravi bags silver in men's 77kg weightlifting 20 hours 6 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 20 hours 6 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 23 hours 14 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: Mohammed Asab wins bronze in men's double trap Yesterday

    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...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 4 20 hours 8 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: 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: 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...
  • CWG 2014: India thrash Scotland 6-2 in men's hockey Yesterday

    Glasgow: India dished out a dominating performance to notch up a 6-2 victory over hosts Scotland in a Pool A match in the men's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Ranked ninth in the world, India went on a goal-spree as they rode on the scores from Gurbaj Singh...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters shine on Day 3, win five medals Yesterday

    Glasgow: 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 competitions at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday. With judoka Rajwinder Kaur bringing the only bronze of the day,...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 3 Yesterday

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates) Glasgow: Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat won the gold and Anisa Sayyed took silver in the women's 25 metre pistol event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. Apurvi Chandela gave a stunning exhibition of skill and concentration to clinch a gold medal...
  • CWG 2014: Sandeep Sejwal finishes 6th in the 100m breaststroke semis 2 days ago

    Glasgow: India's Sandeep Sejwal finished a poor sixth in the first semi-final of the 100m breastroke as Indian swimmers continued their disappointing show in the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Sejwal, finished fourth in the preliminary heat-3 with a timing of 1:02.97 secs to qualify for the semi-final. However the Arjuna Award winner's...
  • CWG 2014: Easy win for boxer Jangra, Parveen bows out in 1st round 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Talented pugilist Mandeep Jangra started his Commonwealth Games campaign in style defeating Mozambique's Augusto Mathule in the 69 kg welterweight division bout on Saturday. However Parveen Kumar of India lost to Corey Henderson of Scotland in the Superheavyweight (+91 kg) category to bow out. It was Jangra, who dominated the proceedings...
  • CWG 2014: India's Saurav Ghosal, Anaka Alankamony win in squash 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian squash players Saurav Ghosal and Anaka Alankamony won their respective matches to proceed to the next rounds at the 20th Commonwealth Games at the Scotstoun Campus Squash on Friday. Ghosal won his men's singles Round of 16 to advance to the quarter-finals while Anaka came out on top in...
  • CWG 2014: Abhinav Bindra clinches gold in 10m air rifle 2 days 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. ...