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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

CWG 2018


CWG medallists to get award money without cuts: Haryana minister

June 11, 2018 4:09 am

After the government proposed a cut in the award money for CWG medallists employed with units like Railways and Services, several of the athletes had threatened to boycott a mega function the state government had planned in April to award the medallists.

CWG 2018: We are happy he kept his promise, say shooter Anish Bhanwala’s parents

April 14, 2018 10:59 am

Anish Bhanwala became India's youngest medal winner at the Commonwealth Games with his men's 25m rapid fire pistol gold.

CWG 2018: Amritsar athlete Navjeet Dhillon wins bronze in discuss throw

April 13, 2018 7:52 am

Dhillon, who had to wait for more than two years for getting her cash award for the World Junior Athletics Championships bronze medal, is hopeful that Punjab government will offer her a job in the state.

BBC presenter falls into pool during live interview; Twitterati feel he 'handled it like a pro'

April 11, 2018 4:26 pm

During a live interview of England CWG swimmers, BBC's reporter Mike Bushell missed a step and made quite a splash in the pool. While some people on social media trolled the presenter, others were quite impressed with the way he handled the situation.

CWG 2018: Netizens celebrate Shreyasi Singh's GOLD medal in Women’s Double Trap

April 11, 2018 1:05 pm

CWG 2018: Shreyasi Singh won the 12th gold medal for India in Women’s Double Trap after beating Australia's Emma Cox in a shoot-off, on Day 7 of the Commonwealth Games. As soon as the news came out, fans on social media erupted with joy, adding to the ongoing cheer over the winning streak of the Indian contingent over the past few days.

CWG 2018: Venkaiah Naidu, Vijay Goel trolled for gaffes in congratulatory tweets to badminton team

April 10, 2018 5:20 pm

CWG 2018: On April 9, India won their first gold in mixed-team badminton. It was a team effort and the collective win. However, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and former sports minister Vijay Goel thought them to be individual events.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins India's first gold; Twitterati ECSTATIC

April 05, 2018 3:56 pm

Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018: Gold-winning weightlifter Mirabai Chanu was at her terrific best at Gold Coast, Australia as she lifted 86 kgs in 'snatch' and 110 kgs in 'clean and jerk' rounds in a glorious performance.

India squash coach flies back home, leaving CWG squad in lurch

March 04, 2018 7:03 pm

India foreign coach for squash Achraf El Karargui flies back home raising doubts over his return with less than a month to go for the Commonwealth Games 2018.

Commonwealth Games 2018: No place for World Championship medallists Gaurav Bidhuri and Sonia Lather in boxing squad

March 01, 2018 9:21 am

India's only medallists from the men and women boxing world championships, Gaurav Bidhuri and Sonia Lather, have not been included in Commonwealth Games squad.

Dipa Karmakar rues missing out on Commonwealth Games, vows to win medal at Asian Games

February 26, 2018 9:08 pm

Dipa Karmakar was forced out of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (April 4-15) owing to a knee injury she picked up last year. She underwent an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgery in April last year.