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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Commonwealth Games

Tejaswini Sawant dedicated her CWG 2018 medals to the martyr
April 19, 2018 9:12:44 am

Tejaswini Sawant has a special connection with the armed forces. Both her grandfathers were in the Army, while her father had served in the Navy for a short while.

April 19, 2018 2:50:05 pm

Manu Bhaker slammed media reports that suggested she was insulted at a felicitation ceremony in Haryana.

neeraj chopra
April 18, 2018 7:11:39 pm

Neeraj Chopra, who clinched the gold at 2016 World Junior Championships, produced a season best of 86.47 metres to claim the yellow metal at Gold Coast.

April 18, 2018 5:16:24 pm

Jitu Rai is worried about the adverse effect that non-inclusion of the sport in the 2022 Birmingham Games will have on young talents.

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April 18, 2018 8:53:03 am

Following a hearing by the Commonwealth Games Federation's (CGF) Federation Court, the doctor was handed a strong written reprimand in the case.

ashwini ponnappa
April 18, 2018 9:34:20 am

India’s first ever mixed team gold at the Commonwealth Games was headlined by the singles players, but it was the crucial Ashwini Ponnappa-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy mixed doubles win against Malaysia in the final that set up the top podium.

manika batra
April 17, 2018 7:17:40 pm

Manika Batra hopes that she has done enough to spark a table tennis revolution in India like Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu did for badminton.

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April 17, 2018 6:09:00 pm

IOA said it supports officials who had appealed against CGF Court decision to oust the two athletes from the Games Village.

India's shooting contingent after successful stint at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast
April 17, 2018 4:53:25 pm

India's contingent from different sports started arriving back home from Gold Coast where the country won a total of 66 medals.

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April 17, 2018 10:28:41 am

While the medallists deservedly garnered plaudits, a look at the rest of the Indian contingent who fell short, sometimes well short, of the podium.

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April 17, 2018 4:42:51 pm

Gold Coast resembled a ghost town days before the Commonwealth Games 2018 began, albeit a hauntingly beautiful one, as paranoid residents anticipating chaos left the place.

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April 17, 2018 11:13:03 am

PV Sindhu, an Olympic and World Championship silver medallist, settled for a silver after losing a close final to compatriot Saina Nehwal in Gold Coast.

Manika Batra in action for India at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast
April 17, 2018 11:19:38 am

CWG 2018: India had a successful stint Down Under in Gold Coast as the country came back with the second best showing and improved on Glasgow medal haul.

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April 16, 2018 8:24:52 pm

The Indian contingent featured in three out of the top five most-Tweeted #GC2018 moments.

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April 16, 2018 6:53:19 pm

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday lauded sportspersons from the state who had won medals at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, and announced rich cash incentives for their feats.

April 16, 2018 12:23:09 pm

Organisers' decision to have athletes enter the Carrara Stadium before the ceremony began meant television viewers saw little of the people the closing was meant to celebrate.

April 16, 2018 9:00:39 am

According to the new policy that got the Cabinet green light just last week, the gold medallists will be awarded Rs 1.5 crore, silver medallists Rs 75 lakh and bronze medallists Rs 50 lakh.

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April 16, 2018 4:10:10 pm

Commonwealth Games began with Saina Nehwal issuing a pullout threat and ends with the ace Indian shuttler winning two gold medals.

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April 16, 2018 10:03:42 am

Reeling from sandpapergate, hosts find a balm in the CWG 2018 medal rush and return to their swaggering self.

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April 15, 2018 10:11:27 pm

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Sunday lauded the Indian athletes' performance at the Commonwealth Games.