Commonwealth Games 2022 Highlights, Day 11 Schedule of India: P V Sindhu and young gun Lakshya Sen lived up expectations by grabbing gold medals as India swept the singles badminton competition while star doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy won the country’s third gold from the badminton court with straight-game victory over England’s Ben Lane and Sean Mendy at the Commonwealth Games.
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In table tennis, Sharath Kamal extended his domination at the Commonwealth Games by winning the gold medal in men’s singles event, thrashing England’s Liam Pitchford 4-1 in the final while Sathiyan Gnanasekaran came away with the Bronze. It was heartbreak for the men’s hockey team, however, when they lost to a marauding Australia team 0-7 and had to settle for silver.
India ended their medal tally at 61, which includes 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze and finished 4th in the overall table.
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Shivani Naik is trotting around Brummie land in Birmingham for the Commonwealth Games. As the Brummies say, her features are ‘bosting’ (brilliant!). As ever, some incredible stories are pouring in from the lives of inspirational athletes to how they do what they do in their sport. Did you know how a girl born in China landed up in Canada to become a gold medallist? Or the hysteria around Mirabai Chanu at the Games. Watch the CWG drama unfold through Shivani’s eyes and wisdom by clicking here.
Meanwhile, in Chennai, wizards of Chess from all over the world have gathered for the Chess Olympiad. From Magnus Carlsen, who walked in like a deity, to hometown's love R Praggnanandhaa, everyone is there. Also present is our own Sandip G, weaving poetic-prose with insights on some amazing life stories of players and tactical game play. He doesn’t miss a beat, so that you don’t miss the significance of any move. Please click here for Sandip G’s stories.
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