Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

Full Coverage : GLASGOW 2014

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Catch all the latest news and updates on the biggest sporting event of the year here. Shivani Naik, who is in Glasgow for the event, will bring all the news from ground zero.

Navjot Chana with his family in Dagali Kalan in Hoshiarpur.
Out of the shadows

Little-known athletes had their share of fame when they won their 1st CWG medal in Glasgow; IE traces them.

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Not preparing well for Glasgow final cost Heena dear

Former World No. 1 Sidhu finished a disappointing seventh in the 10m air pistol final at Glasgow.

When the going got tough for Sarita Devi
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August 6, 2014

CWG silver medallist, boxer Sarita Devi, says she fought in Glasgow with an injured wrist.

In ring, it’s about first impression
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August 5, 2014

In the new scoring format, scoring isn’t about punches landed in sheer numbers.

Joshana eyes Asiad gold after CWG high
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Chinappa realises that the top-of-the-podium finish at Glasgow will raise expectations.

Glasgow 2014: Why the guns fell silent
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Pistol shooting in UK is on wane after strict gun control was imposed following shooting massacres in 1980s and 90s.

Facts presented in a wrong manner, I wasn’t drunk, says Rajeev Mehta
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August 4, 2014

Rajeev Mehta said the case is represented in a wrong manner; he was not in a drunk state either.

India’s Commonwealth Games medal tally falls, but numbers don’t tell full story
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The sharp dip in India’s medal tally is not a reflection of a collective dip in the performance.

Yogeshwar Dutt may skip World Championships to be fit in time for Asian Games
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Yogeshwar who competed in a new weight category at the CWG, said he will have to practice harder for the Asiad.

Three years on, multiple Commonwealth Games medallist awaits job
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Sayyed who recently won a silver in Galsgow was promised a job from the Haryana govt in 2010.

Wrestling Federation of India suspends tainted referee Virender Malik
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The WFI president suspended Malik but the Federation would wait for details before making his ban permanent.

These silver medals as good as gold, says national boxing coach Gurbax Sandhu
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We hardly got any exposure before CWG but for the first time we had four boxers in the finals, Sandhu said.

No more tomorrow
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Long wait ends for Parupalli Kashyap, who claims India’s first men’s badminton singles gold since 1982.

Jwala Gutta slams discrimination of doubles game in India
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Singles players are more popular, juniors don’t want to take up the doubles game, she said.

With 58 gold, England wins medal race at Commonwealth Games
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For the first time since 1990 Australia, who won four events on the last day, haven’t led the gold tally.

It’s wait and watch for IOA before acting against Rajeev Mehta
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Any charge-sheeted official who has been imprisoned is not allowed to occupy a post in the IOA.

Arpinder Singh’s bronze tempered by what could have been
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Arpinder, whose first leap of 16.63 metres got him bronze, was very disappointed with the performance.

After Commonwealth Games bronze, Dipa Karmakar targets Asian Games
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Getting bronze is good and I am really happy but yes, I do feel that I missed silver or a gold, she said.

From villain to darling in under 38 secs
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The Jamaican Usain Bolt’s quartet posted a time of 37.58 seconds, a new CWG record.

Always in their slipstream
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Australia defend Commonwealth Games hockey gold after a 4-0 thrashing of India in the final.

India finish fifth at Commonwealth Games, P Kashyap clinches historic gold
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August 3, 2014

India finish the Glasgow games on the fifth spot with a total of 64 medals — 15 gold, 30 silver, 19 bronze.

Australia beat India to win fifth consecutive hockey title
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Australia dominated the match by scoring two goals in each half to secure their fifth consecutive CWG gold.

Sports Minister assures action against Indian officials if charges found true
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Sonowal said if the charges against Mehta and Malik turns out to be true, a stern action will be taken.

P Kashyap bags gold for India after 32 years in men’s singles, Jwala Gutta/ Ashwini Ponappa settle for silver
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Kashyap became the 1st Indian in 32 years to win men’s singles gold after he defeated Wong 21-14 11-21 21-19.

Vijender Singh dedicates Commonwealth Games silver medal to his son
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Vijender said “I think headguards should come back, but if AIBA say we have to compete without them, we will.”

Jayalalithaa congratulates Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa, announces award of 50 lakh each
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The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu congratulated the duo on behalf of the people of Tamil Nadu.

Indian IOA official, wrestling referee held for ‘assaults’ in Glasgow
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Mehta has been arrested for drunken driving while Malik faces a more serious charge of sexual assault.

Parupalli Kashyap on brink of historic gold at Games, P V Sindhu finishes 3rd
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Kashyap beat England’s Rajiv Ouseph 18-21 21-17 21-18 in an one hour and 23 minute semifinal.

And then there were none
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India’s mascot Vijender Singh was pummelled by Antony Fowler in the first two rounds.

Bolt lights up track
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Jamaica easily qualified for Saturday’s final in a time of 38.99 seconds ahead of Nigeria.

Paddlers win silver in men’s doubles at Commonwealth Games
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Sharath and Amalraj lost 1-3 (11-8, 7-11, 9-11, 5-11) against Singaporean to settle for the silver medal.

Girls, uninterrupted
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Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal script a memorable first by winning a gold medal in squash for India.

Former 400m world champion fails dope test at Glasgow Games
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August 2, 2014

Amantle Montsho of Botswana tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine.

Joshana Chinappa/ Dipika Pallikal give India first Commonwealth Games squash medal; win gold in women’s doubles
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The fifth-seeded Indian pair made short work of their English opponents with a 11-6 11-8 win.

Silver siblings: Laishram Sarita Devi, Laishram Devendro clinch silver in boxing
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Sarita lost to Watts in women’s lightweight final while Devendro was beaten by Barnes in men’s light-flyweight.

After Sakina Khatun’s bronze, Rajinder Rahelu clinches silver in powerlifting
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Rahelu picked up a total of 180.5 kg to get the silver. Earlier, Khatun did India proud by winning a bronze.

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