Glasgow

  • Medals for 2014 Commonwealth Games unveiled 15-04-2014 10:13 AM

    London: The medals for the 2014 Commonwealth Games were unveiled in Glasgow to mark 100 days to the Games' opening ceremony on July 23. The gold, silver and bronze medals were displayed at an event at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, Xinhua reported. Organisers said more than...
  • Indian hockey may pull out of CWG 2014 after player denied accreditation 22-03-2014 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: A miffed Hockey India on Saturday asked the Indian Olympic Association to withdraw the men's hockey team from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after it came to light that full-back Harbir Singh Sandhu has been denied accreditation by the organisers of the 2014 CWG. Harbir, whose name featured in...
  • 32 people taken to hospitals after Glasgow chopper crash: Police 30-11-2013 01:47 PM

    London: Scottish police say 32 people have been taken to hospitals across Glasgow after a police helicopter crashed into a crowded pub overnight. Rescuers have been working through the night to rescue an unknown number of people trapped inside The Clutha pub in the center of Glasgow. Officials said Saturday...
  • Police: 1 dead, toll expected to rise in Glasgow 30-11-2013 07:28 AM

    London: Scottish police say at least one person has died from the crash of a police helicopter onto a crowded Glasgow pub. Chief constable Stephen House says the number of fatalities is expected to rise. He told reporters on Saturday that 32 people were taken to hospitals after the crash...
  • CWG Baton arrives in India, received by IOA officials 11-10-2013 11:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Queen's Baton of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games was given a ceremonial reception by top Indian sportspersons and officials, including IOA acting chief Vijay Kumar Malhotra, at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here Friday. The Queen's Baton Relay arrived in India following a grand launch by Her...
  • Rejig may cost India 30 Commonwealth medals in Glasgow 06-08-2013 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: India stand to lose at least 30 medals in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the absence of disciplines that generated nearly one-third of their record haul at the Delhi Games three years ago, according to the sports ministry. The 2010 Delhi Games, plagued by allegations of graft...
  • Slumping Australia determined to retain Commonwealth Games crown 23-07-2013 02:33 PM

    Melbourne: Australia, buffeted by a series of high-profile sporting failures, has boosted funding for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and demanded their athletes retain top spot in the medal standings. The proud sporting country has ruled the roost at the quadrennial Games for nearly two decades, topping the medals table since...
  • Britain's six-time Olympic champion Chris Hoy to retire 18-04-2013 04:49 PM

    London: Britain's most successful Olympian Chris Hoy is to retire from track cycling having exhausted "every last ounce of effort and energy", the six-time Games gold medal winner said on Thursday. Hoy, 37, has decided against competing in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in his native Scotland. "I am...
  • Plane forced to abort landing after deer spotted at airport 14-04-2013 08:18 PM

    London: A passenger jet had to abort its landing at the last minute at Glasgow's Prestwick Airport after a deer was spotted on the airfield. A spokesman for the Ayrshire airport said the crew of the Ryanair passenger jet, which had flown from Faro in Portugal, were ordered to perform...
  • Suspicious package found at Glasgow Airport 04-11-2010 07:52 AM

    London: A part of the Glasgow Airport in Scotland had to be evacuated after a suspicious package was found there, a spokesman said on Wednesday. The package was found in the security area where passengers are searched before they board a plane, said the spokesman, who spoke on anonymity in...
  • Watch: UK man sentenced to 18 yrs for killing Indian 11-11-2009 10:02 AM

    It is being considered a landmark judgement in the UK. ...
  • CCTV footage of Glasgow attack released 14-10-2008 01:59 PM

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  • The life of Kafeel Ahmed, engineer to terrorist 08-10-2008 01:15 AM

    The failed Glasgow bomber had the best of education, like the 9/11 terrorists. ...
  • Indian doc held for Glasgow bombing deported 08-05-2008 08:20 AM

    Team India is set to complete one year as ODI World Champions on Monday, Yuvraj Singh has posted his thoughts on video on his Twitter account. ...
  • Indian cabbie in UK suspected of killing minor sons 07-05-2008 12:28 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has chosen Sri Lanka as their neutral venue to play a one-day international series against Australia in August this year. The PCB's chief operating officer, Subhan Ahmed, told PTI that in principle they had decided to host the series in Sri Lanka. But that...
  • UK: Indian-origin man probed for murder of sons 07-05-2008 02:38 AM

    Johannesburg: South Africa's top police unit Hawks are investigating how Cricket South Africa's (CSA) suspended chief executive Gerald Majola received 1.8 million rands in unauthorised bonuses for hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Champions Trophy tournament in 2009. The City Press reported on Sunday that Hawks made a...
  • Sabeel Ahmed to be deported to India tomorrow 06-05-2008 02:38 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's flamboyant and popular cricketer Shahid Afridi attacked a fan at the airport here soon after his arrival from Dhaka after winning the Asia Cup title. Geo News and other channels flashed footages of a angry Afridi attacking a fan and pushing him to the ground. According to a...
  • Sabeel Ahmed to be deported to India on Wednesday 05-05-2008 08:22 PM

    Mumbai: Virat Kohli is being hailed as one of cricket's finest upcoming batsmen and Sachin Tendulkar agrees, but he does not want the youngster to be put under too much pressure just at the beginning of what seems to be a promising career. "He is a very good player. He...
  • UK bomber's last mail to his brother revealed 12-04-2008 02:58 PM

    Perth: The only struggling Australian bowler against a clueless Indian batting line-up, off-spinner Nathan Lyon is taking tips from spin legend Shane Warne to plot the downfall of Virender Sehwag and his men in the fourth and final Test in Adelaide starting on January 24. Lyon, 24, will use a...
  • Haneef may return to finish medical training 21-12-2007 10:26 AM

    Nagpur: Ahead of their much awaited World Cup clash with arch-rivals Australia, bowling coach Allan Donald has a simple advice for New Zealand bowlers: "Keep it narrow." The South African legend knows that Australian batsmen would come down heavily on the New Zealand bowlers if given room on the placid...
  • UK sends India formal request for more info on Kafeel 10-12-2007 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: South Africa's World Cup ride is nothing short of Nelson Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom' but while Madiba managed to overcome all the bumps on road to freedom from apartheid, his cricket team is yet to master the art of manoeuvring past pot holes that always do them...