Commonwealth Games 2018

Sjoerd Marijne during a practice session
March 24, 2018 3:52 pm

The Dutchman, Sjoerd Marijne, who replaced the legendary Roelant Oltmans at the helm, is taking his players to task whenever they are found to be lacking in discipline.

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March 24, 2018 9:47 am

Divya Kakran won Rs 10 lakh on Friday after she beat national champion Ritu Malik in a drama-filled Bharat Kesri final 3-2.

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March 24, 2018 2:28 pm

PV Sindhu has been chosen as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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March 24, 2018 7:04 am

The late withdrawal of the 5th member of the relay squad Juana Murmu due to injury puts the squad on tenterhooks.

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March 23, 2018 8:02 pm

Soumyajit was booked under the IPC sections for rape, criminal conspiracy, causing miscarriage without the woman's consent and cheating in a complaint lodged by an 18-year-old.

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March 23, 2018 6:35 pm

Throwing his weight behind Ronak Pandit and Heena Sindhu, National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) chief Raninder Singh on Friday said "we have to fight more here than there"

March 23, 2018 4:13 pm

Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was left out of the Jamaica team for next month's Commonwealth Games because he was injured.

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March 23, 2018 3:48 pm

Weeks before he was to make his debut at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Srikanth was battling for life in an Intensive Care Unit.

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March 23, 2018 8:14 am

Sports ministry objects to PV Sindhu’s mother, Saina Nehwal's father being included in Commonwealth Games 2018 contingent.

Soumyajit Ghosh, Challengers, Aruna Quadri, Yoddhas, Petrissa Solja
March 23, 2018 7:20 am

Soumyajit Ghosh has been booked for rape just days before he was to leave for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

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March 22, 2018 10:22 pm

IOA President Narinder Batra on Thursday slammed the Sports Ministry for raising "unnecessary issues" about the family members of Commonwealth Games-bound athletes travelling with them, asking it to apply the same standards of probity for its own bureaucrats.

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March 22, 2018 10:09 pm

A new defensive technique added to her repertoire, Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik is confident that she would fetch her maiden Commonwealth Games gold medal when she takes the mat in Gold Coast next month.

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March 22, 2018 9:57 pm

Jitu Rai on Thursday said the imminent dropping of shooting from the 2022 Commonwealth Games would be a huge loss to the country but felt that India should not resort to a boycott of the quadrennial multi-sporting event due to the issue.

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March 22, 2018 7:42 pm

Rajnath Singh on Thursday wished the Commonwealth Games-bound Indian athletes all the success in the Commonwealth Games 2018.

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March 22, 2018 7:02 pm

Soumyajit Ghosh denied the allegations, saying that the accuser has been blackmailing him after their relationship ended.

March 22, 2018 4:53 pm

A gold-medallist at the Commonwealth Youth Games 10 years ago, Sathiyan is now aiming to strike gold at the senior edition.

March 22, 2018 9:35 pm

Commonwealth Games 2018: PV Sindhu, who won silver medal at Rio Olympics in 2016, would be eager to convert her bronze medal in Glasgow four years back into a yellow metal at Gold Coast.

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March 21, 2018 9:04 pm

The Sports ministry will not allow family members of any athlete to travel with the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games and will also put a stop to officials "fun rides".

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March 21, 2018 8:38 pm

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has requested the organisers to allow S Sreeshankar and Siddharth Yadav to compete at the Commonwealth Games 2018.

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March 21, 2018 4:07 pm

Included in India's Commonwealth Games gymnastics squad after going to court, Rakesh Patra is desperate for a medal not just to prove his worth but also to become financially strong enough to change his family's fortunes.

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