CWG 2014 :News

I need more sponsors to achieve Olympic success: Apurvi Chandela

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 15:55

Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallist Apurvi Chandela dreams of raising the bar by achieving glory at the Olympics but the young markswoman says her goal can be fulfilled only if more sponsors and specialised coaches come forward to help her.

Telangana govt plans `sports city` around Hyderabad

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 23:57

The Telangana government plans to develop a `sports city` around the state capital which would host top level tournaments and help in training sports persons, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said here on Wednesday.

Wrestlers looking for a better show at upcoming Asian Games

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 20:55

Having put up a great show at the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, the Indian grapplers are now eyeing an even better performance at the upcoming Asian Games, ti be held in Incheon, Korea.

Babita Kumari battled ligament tear to win gold at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 20:27

Wrestler Babita Kumari on Wednesday revealed that she went against the advise of the doctor, who suggested her not to compete at the Commonwealth Games as her ligament tear injury was serious, and fought her way to a first-place finish, taking home the gold medal.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Phogat sisters reap rewards of years of toil

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 19:40

The Phogat sisters -- Babita and Vinesh -- won a gold each in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games, which was a culmination of a long and challenging journey that started a decade back, but their hunger to do well at the international level has not satiated as yet.

India could have won gold if facilities were better: Sushila Devi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 19:12

Commonwealth Games silver winner judoka Sushila Devi feels India could have won a gold at the multi-sport event had the facilities been proper but hoped her feat will bring a change in judo scene in the country.

CWG 2014: Winning gold is dream coming true, says Dipika Pallikal

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 18:35

Squash Doubles gold winner Dipika Pallikal today said that Joshna Chinappa and she went to the Commonwealth Games with a goal of winning medals and to achieve the target was a dream come true.

Need to have physios, doctors during tournaments: Amit Kumar Dahiya

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 17:48

Indian wrestlers returned home from the Commonwealth Games with a rich haul of 13 medals, an achievement that became more creditable today after it was revealed by gold medallist Amit Kumar that they accomplished the feat without the assistance of any physios or doctors.

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MEDAL TALLY

Country Gold Silver Bronze
India (IND) 15 30 19
England (ENG) 58 57 56
Australia (AUS) 47 42 46
Canada (CAN) 32 16 34
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It was disappointment to miss out on the gold time but we are satisfied with what we have achieved.

Sardar Singh