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27-Aug-2017 Glasgow

P.V. Sindhu loses women's singles final at Badminton Worlds

Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu failed to bring India the elusive gold medal from the World Badminton Championships edged out by Japanese seventh seed Nozomi Okuhara in a pulsating women's singles final here on Sunday.Fourth seed Sindhu lost 19-21,...

10-May-2016 Glasgow

Nobody surprised at Murray-Mauresmo split: Patrick Mouratoglou

World No.1 women's tennis star Serena Williams’coach Patrick Mouratoglou has said nobody is surprised with men's No.3 Andy Murray’s split from coach Amelie Mauresmo.The two-time Grand Slam winner and Mauresmo ended their two-year partnership on Monday."Everyone...

04-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Commonwealth Games end with a colourful closing ceremony

The curtains came down on the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a colourful ceremony that witnessed some power packed performances by famous Scottish singer Lulu, pop band Deacon Blue, Australian singer Kylie Minogue and more than 2,000 performers Sunday night...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Jwala-Ashwini lose in women's doubles final, take silver

Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa lost to Malaysian duo Vivian Kah Mun Hoo and Khe Wei Woon in the women's doubles final of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Sunday and had to settle for the silver medal.The Indian third seeds lost to the second...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Kashyap clinches CWG badminton gold

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap etched his name in gold in the record books winning his first major championship by clinching the yellow metal at the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.The second seed emerged victorious in the men's singles final against Singaporean...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

India men's hockey team lose to Australia, settle for silver

India men's hockey team lost 0-4 to Australia in the final and had to be content with a silver medal on the final day of the 20th Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here Sunday.Two goals on either side of the break gave the Australians...

03-Aug-2014 New Delhi

Senior Indian sports officials arrested in Glasgow

India were left red-faced after Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta and senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik were arrested in Glasgow on separate charges late Saturday night.Mehta was arrested on charges of alleged...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Commonwealth Games medals standings

England have opened a sizeable gap to second placed Australia and lead the medals table with 56 golds, 55 silvers and 54 bronzes at the beginning of the final day of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Sunday.India are fifth with a tally of 61 medals, including...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Bolt strikes first Commonwealth gold

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica to the men's 4X100m title at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park here Saturday.The Jamaican quartet of Jason Livermore, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade and Bolt clocked a Commonwealth record of 37.58...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Triple jumper Arpinder clinches bronze

Arpinder Singh signed off India's show in athletics by winning the men’s triple jump bronze at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday.South Africa's Khotso Mokoena won the gold with a season best performance of 17.2 metres while the silver went to Nigeria's Tosin...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian boxers disappoint, settle for four silvers

Hopes were high from Indian boxers with four of them reaching the finals at Commonwealth Games but all lost their respective summit clashes to settle for the silver medals at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.L. Sarita Devi, L. Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini in final; Sindhu, Gurusaidutt win bronze

Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India's presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals, while P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt had to be content with the bronze medals at the Emirates...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian boxer Vijender settles for silver

Indian boxer Vijender Singh had to settle for the silver medal losing 1-2 to England's Anthony Fowler in the final of the men's 75 kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.Vijender, an Olympic bronze medallist, lost the first...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian powerlifter Rahelu wins silver, Sakina bronze

Indian powerlifters Rajinder Rahelu and Sakina Khatun stole the limelight on the penultimate day of the 2014 Commonwealth Games winning the silver and the bronze medal in their respective events here Saturday.Rahelu, whose legs were affected with polio, won...

03-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Boxer Jangra settles for men's 69 kg silver

Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra had to settle for the silver as he lost his men's 69 kg final bout 0:3 at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday.The gold went to England's Scott Fitzgerald while the bronze were won by Tulani Mbenge of South Africa and Northern Ireland's...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini reach final, Sindhu takes bronze

Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India's presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals of their respective categories but P.V. Sindhu had to be content with the women's singles bronze...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Santoshi awarded silver, Swati upgraded to bronze

Indian weightlifter Santoshi Matsa's bronze was converted into silver while Swati Singh, who had finished fourth, was given the bronze medal after Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha was stripped of her Commonwealth Games gold medal in the women's 53kg category...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

India in final of Commonwealth Games hockey

The Indian men's hockey team put on a stunning show as they came from two goals down to beat New Zealand 3-2 in the semi-final of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the National Hockey Centre here Saturday.Goals from Simon Child and Nick Haig gave New Zealand...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini eye badminton golds

Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India's presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals of their respective badminton categories at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.However, their compatriots...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian powerlifter Sakina wins bronze

Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women's lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.Sakina lifted a total weight of 88.2 kg to finish third. Esther Oyema...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian powerlifter Sakina wins bronze

Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women's lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.Sakina lifted a total weight of 88.2 kg to finish third. Esther Oyema...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian powerlifter Sakina wins bronze

Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women's lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.Sakina lifted a total weight of 88.2 kg to finish third. Esther Oyema...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian powerlifter Sakina wins bronze

Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women's lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.Sakina lifted a total weight of 88.2 kg to finish third. Esther Oyema...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Mixed day for Indian track and field athletes

It was a mixed day for India's track and field athletes at the 20th Commonwealth Games here. While the country made it through to the final of men's triple jump and javelin throw, the men's 4x400-metre and women's 4x100 relay teams were both ousted in the...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian medal winners at the Commonwealth Games

The following is the list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here:Gold:Sanjita Khumukchan: women's 48 kg weightliftingSukhen Dey: men's 56 kg weightliftingAbhinav Bindra: men's 10 metre air rifle shootingApurvi Chandela: women's...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Four Indian boxers in final, Pinki takes bronze

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...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Discus thrower Seema earns silver, pugilist Pinki bronze

Woman discus thrower Seema Punia grabbed a silver, boxer Pinki Jangra brought home a bronze, while pugilists and paddlers assured the nation of at least three more silver medals on day eight of competition at the Commonwealth Games here Friday.India remained...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Discus thrower Seema wins silver, Krishna fifth

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 here Friday.It was the second medal for India from...

02-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Boxers Sarita, Devendro enter final, Pinki wins bronze

Former world champion L. Sarita Devi and her state-mate L. Devendro Singh came out with stupendous performances in their respective bouts to enter the Commonwealth Games boxing finals after Pinki Jangra had lost her semi-final and settled for the bronze medal...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Pinki brings India's first boxing medal

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 here Friday.The Haryana pugilist gave a tough fight to Michaela Walsh...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Commonwealth Games medals tally

England are leading medals table with 44 gold, 40 silver and 39 bronze in the 20th Commonwealth Games.India are now fifth with a tally of 47 medals, including 13 gold, 20 silver and 14 bronze.
Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalEngland 44 40 39 123Australia...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Sharath Kamal-Amalraj in semi-finals of Commonwealth Games

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 quarterfinal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here Thursday.Sharath...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Gowda lands discus gold, wrestlers Yogeshwar, Babita triumph

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 here Thursday.After a day of elusive hunt, Indian sportspersons...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Worked hard on my strength: Yogeshwar

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said Thursday that he worked hard on his strengths to win the gold here 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...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

The following is the list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here:Gold:Sanjita Khumukchan: women's 48 kg weightliftingSukhen Dey: men's 56 kg weightliftingAbhinav Bindra: men's 10 metre air rifle shootingApurvi Chandela: women's...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Perfect day for Indian shuttlers at CWG

Indian shuttlers had a perfect day at the Commonwealth Games as all of them won their respective Round of 16 matches to proceed to the quarter-finals at the Emirates Arena here Thursday.To start with, men's singles second seed Parupalli Kashyap needed only...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Tintu fails to qualify for women's 800m final

Indian athlete Tintu Luka failed to qualify for the women's 800 metres final at the Commonwealth Games here Thursday.The 25-year-old could only manage to finish seventh out of eight competitors in the first semi-final which was won by Kenya's Eunice Sum in...

01-Aug-2014 Glasgow

Gowda wins India's first athletics gold at 2014 CWG

Vikas Gowda brought in India's first athletics medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games when he won the discus throw gold in the final at the Hampden Park Stadium here Thursday.With the achievement, Gowda became India's only second male athlete to win a gold...

31-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Grapplers clinch five medals, gold eludes India

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 at the Commonwealth Games here Wednesday.The grapplers...

31-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Indian medal winners at 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games

The following is the list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here:Gold:Sanjita Khumukchan: women's 48 kg weightliftingSukhen Dey: men's 56 kg weightliftingAbhinav Bindra: men's 10 metre air rifle shootingApurvi Chandela: women's...

31-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Gold eludes Indian wrestlers, get 4 silvers, 1 bronze

After a day of highs, there was disappointment in store for Indian wrestlers as they only garnered four silver medals and a bronze in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here Wednesday.Bajrang, Lalita, Sakshi Malik and Satywart Kadian lost their final...

30-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Indian wrestler Navjot Kaur wins bronze

India's Navjot Kaur won the bronze medal beating Scotland's Sarah Jones in the bronze medal play-off in the women's freestyle event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here Wednesday.Navjot, 24, won 13-0 against the 31-year-old Sarah. Navjot was...

30-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Shooters, wrestlers inspire India's medal rush in Commonwealth Games

Shooters and wrestlers put on a stunning show as India grabbed nine medals, including three gold medals, in what was their best show so far in the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Sushil Kumar led the charge as Indian wrestlers winning three of the five gold...

30-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Medals tally at Commonwealth Games

Australia are leading the medals tally with 33 gold, 28 silver and 37 bronze on the fifth day of the 20th Commonwealth Games.India are now sixth with a tally of 35 medals, including 10 gold, 15 silver and 10 bronze.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalAustralia...

30-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Sushil leads India's gold rush win wrestling

Sushil Kumar led the charge as Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show in the Commonwealth Games winning three of the five gold medals on offer here Tuesday.Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat also bagged gold medals while Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver...

30-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Indian weightlifter Chandrakant Mali gets bronze

Weightlifter Chandrakant Mali won the bronze medal in the men's 94kg category bringing home the 10th medal for India in the day at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.The gold went to Papua New Guinea's Steven Kukuna Kari with a total lift of 349kg while Cameroon-born...

29-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Indian wrestlers Sushil, Amit, Vinesh bag gold medals

Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show with two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat bagging three gold medals in their respective categories at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre...

29-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Rajput wins men's 50m rifle 3 positions silver, Narang bronze

Indian shooters notched up two more medals from the discipline at the Commonwealth Games as Sanjeev Rajput and Gagan Narang clinched the silver and bronze, respectively, in the men's 50-metre rifle 3 positions final here Tuesday.England's Daniel Rivers won...

29-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Harpreet takes men's 25m rapid fire pistol silver

Indian shooter Harpreet Singh clinched the men's 25-metre rapid fire pistol silver in the finals at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Australia's David Chapman bagged the gold while England's Kristian Callaghan took home the bronze at the Barry Buddon Shooting...

29-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Indian weightlifter Vikas wins silver

Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur won the silver medal in the men's 85kg category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Monday.The gold was clinched by Richard Patterson of New Zealand with a lift of 335kg -- 151kg in snatch and 184 in clean and jerk.The 21-year-old...

29-Jul-2014 Glasgow

Shooters claim gold, two silvers, India fourth in medal standings

Shooters kept the tricolour flying with Jitu Rai bringing a gold and Gurpal Singh and Gagan Narang garnering silvers to propel India to the fourth place in the leaderboard on day-five of competition at the Commonwealth Games here Monday.But apart from the exploits...

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