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Australia says some Commonwealth Games athletes seeking new visas

The temporary visas which allowed accredited athletes and officials to travel to Australia for the April 4-15 event on the Gold Coast expired Tuesday at midnight.

Asian Games will be tougher than Commonwealth Games, says Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra is now aiming to grab another yellow metal at the upcoming Asian Games, which he admitted will be tougher than the Gold Coast CWG.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates CWG 2018 medal winners

The Prime Minister congratulated all the medal winners and complimented those who could not win medals, but had performed creditably.

PM Narendra Modi hails female athletes for good performance at Commonwealth Games in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address

Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended Indian athletes for their effort in Gold Coast that resulted in 66 medals won including 26 golds.

Haryana cancels ceremony for Commonwealth Games medallists

This happened a day after some of the state’s CWG winners such as Vinesh Phogat threatened a boycott over a proposed cut in prize money.

Haryana government cancels award function for CWG 2018 medallists after prize money furore

The function was to be held in Panchkula on Thursday but athletes such as Vinesh Phogat, Neeraj Chopra and boxer Manoj Kumar had refused to attend it.

Commonwealth Games medal winners sore over move to pay out prize money minus employers’ reward

Haryana government will award Rs 1.5 crore to the gold medal winners, Rs 75 lakh to silver and Rs 50 lakh to bronze medal winners.

Muhammad Inam Butt, Pakistan’s gold standard at Commonwealth Games, wants to train with Sushil Kumar

Despite all the success he has enjoyed, Pakistan's Commonwealth Games gold medallist Muhammad Inam Butt is disappointed by the lack of support for wrestling in the country.

My shooting journey is on and it will continue till I have interest, says Tejaswini Sawant

Tejaswini Sawant shattered the Commonwealth Games record in the women's 50m rifle 3 position event to win gold medal and also bagged a silver in the women's 50m rifle prone.

Dropping shooting from 2022 CWG huge setback for India, says Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra said that dropping shooting from 2022 Commonwealth Games will be a huge setback for India.

CWG 2018 double medal winner Tejaswini Sawant visits Army’s Artificial Limb Centre, dedicates win to slain soldier

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.

Manu Bhaker quashes reports of being insulted at felicitation ceremony

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