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  • Serigo Garcia ties course record 61 for WGC lead in Akron 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    Spaniard Sergio Garcia birdied the final seven holes to match the course record and storm to a three-stroke lead after the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio on Friday. The British Open runner-up put on a clinic on the greens, one-putting the final 11 holes for an astonishing...
  • CWG2014: Nigeria's Chika Amalaha stripped of weightlifting gold 1 hour 1 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha has been stripped of her Commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal after failing a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday. The 16-year-old, who won gold in the women's 53kg competition, provided positive 'A' and 'B' samples that contained prohibited diuretics and masking agents. "The...
  • CWG 2014: Bolt hits the track to delight Glasgow crowd 2 hours 24 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt steered Jamaica to a comfortable victory in their 4x100 metres relay heat in front of an expectant crowd at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. The towering sprinter, an eight-times world champion, ran the final leg as Jamaica easily qualified for Saturday's final in a time...
  • CWG 2014: Paddlers Sharath-Amalraj, discus thrower Seema Punia win silver medals for India on Day 9 7 hours 56 minutes ago

    Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis while Seema Punia won in women's discuss throw in the Commonwealth Games 2014 on Friday. Sharath, three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and Amalraj lost 11-8, 7-11, 9-11, 5-11 in 33 minutes to the...
  • CWG 2014: Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal-Anthony Amalraj settle for silver 8 hours 14 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis after they lost 1-3 to Singapore's Hu Li and Ning Gao in the title clash of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Friday. Sharath, three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and Amalraj lost 111-8,...
  • CWG 2014: Four Indian boxers in final, Pinki takes bronze 7 hours 49 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Four Indian boxers -- L Sarita Devi, L Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh -- made it into their respective gold medal bouts after Pinki Jangra lost her semi-final to settle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games here Friday. To start the proceedings, former World Champion Sarita...
  • CWG 2014: Discus thrower Seema Punia wins silver 10 hours 2 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian discus thrower Seema Punia won the silver medal with her season's best performance while her compatriot and defending champion Krishna Poonia finished a disappointing fifth at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. It was the second medal for India from track and field, a day after men's discus thrower Vikas...
  • CWG 2014: Pallikal-Ghosal lose in mixed-doubles squash quarters 11 hours 30 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India's top players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal crashed out of mixed double squash after being easily beaten in the quarterfinals by Australia's David Palmer and Rachael Grinham in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The India duo lost 2-0 (11-6 11-9) to their Australian opponents who rarely looked in...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal enters men's doubles final, singles semis 11 hours 38 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal still remains India's brightest table tennis star among all the other paddlers as he led from the front to come out on top in both singles and doubles categories at the Commowealth Games on Friday. To start with, Sharath and Anthony Amalraj earned a facile 11-7,...
  • CWG 2014: Milkha Singh delighted with Vikas Gowda's gold in athletics 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Milkha Singh expressed his delight after Vikas Gowda won the gold medal in the men's discus throw at the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Speaking from Chandigarh Milkha said, "I feel proud with Vikas's achievement and with those of our other sportsmen and women who have won medals in...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters shine yet again 12 hours 12 minutes ago

    The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • CWG 2014: Sharath Kamal-Anthony Amalraj reach TT men's doubles final 14 hours 40 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 boxer Pinki Rani takes women's 48-51kg bronze 16 hours 43 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: Shamini-Madhurika win in table tennis women's doubles 18 hours 23 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...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 9 8 hours 3 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 21 hours 58 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 22 hours 34 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 23 hours 48 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 23 hours 53 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly 400,000 dollars Yesterday

    The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000. An anonymous bidder bought the gloves for $388,375 at the auction run by Texas-based Heritage Auctions at...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters get a rousing welcome on their return Yesterday

    Indian shooters landed in Delhi on Friday after finishing a successful campaign at the Commonwealth Games 2014, Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014: Dipika Pallikal-Joshana Chinappa reach women's doubles squash semis Yesterday

    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...
  • CWG 2014: Vikas Gowda wins India's first athletics medal in Glasgow Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...

Badminton

CWG 2014: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap enter semis

World No.11 Sindhu notched up a comfortable 21-10, 21-9 win in 24 minutes and will take on Canadian fourth seed Michelle Li in the semis.

Formula One

Settlement of German Ecclestone bribery case possible: court

A bribery trial against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone that has been threatening his hold over the motor sport may end early with a settlement.