Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 10, Gold Coast

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Last Updated: Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 17:21
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Vinesh won all of her three league matches to win gold in the women's freestyle 50k division. Earlier, Neeraj Chopra registered his season-best distance of 86.47m to claim India's first athletics gold in this edition. Earlier, boxing legend Mary Kom won her first ever CWG medal, and it was gold in the women's 45-48kg. Her fellow boxer Gaurav Solanki also claimed the top spot on the podium in the men's 52kg category. In shooting, Sanjeev Rajput won gold in the Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions. Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shankar Shetty won bronze in men's doubles table tennis. However, Sharath and Sathiyan lost their gold medal match and had to settle for silver. Boxer Vikas Krishan won gold in the 75kg category. But Satish Kumar lost his gold medal match in the +91kg category.  

14 April 2018, 17:15 PM

That's it from us. India had a great today and take their tally to 25 gold, 16 silver and 18 bronze. They kept their third place in the overall standings behind leaders Australia and England. Don't forget to join us tomorrow on what will be last day of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Join us early Sunday morning.  Till then goodbye. 

14 April 2018, 17:06 PM

Sad news for India. Sharath and Sathiyan lose their gold medal table tennis match and will have to settle for silver. So is the case with boxer Satish Kumar, he loses his +91kg gold medal match against England's Frazer Clarke. India have now won 25 gold, 16 silver and 18 bronze.  

14 April 2018, 16:51 PM

England boxer Frazer Clarke is much taller than Satish, which means he has a better reach. This will be a tough bout for the Indian. 

14 April 2018, 16:50 PM

Sathiyan and Sharath lose the fourth game and the match goes into the decider. Remember, it's a gold medal match in men's doubles table tennis.

14 April 2018, 16:48 PM

Satish Kumar is about to begin his gold medal match in the +91kg category. 

14 April 2018, 16:47 PM

Sharath and Sathiyan win the third game to make it 2-1 in the gold medal table tennis match.

14 April 2018, 16:34 PM

Meanwhile, Sharath and Sathiyan have won the second game to make it 1-1 in men's doubles table tennis gold medal match. 

14 April 2018, 16:26 PM

25th gold for India and Vikas Krishan does it. He has beaten Dieudonne Wilfried SEYI NTSENGUE 5-0 in the 75kg boxing category.  

14 April 2018, 16:18 PM

Now comes the big gold medal doubles match featuring Achanta Sharath and Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN against Paul DRINKHALL and Liam PITCHFORD of England. 
 

14 April 2018, 16:13 PM

Good result coming from men's doubles table tennis bronze medal match. India's Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shankar Shetty win their match against Singapore in three straight games 11-5 11-6 12-10 to take the country to its 18th bronze. 

14 April 2018, 16:00 PM

Indian men's hockey team loses their bronze medal match to England 2-1. Big disappointment for the hockey team. They were never a "gold' favourites but were certainly in the fray for silver and bronze. Hockey fans would be very disappointed.  

14 April 2018, 15:51 PM

Meanwhile, in the men's table tennis doubles bronze medal match, India's Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shankar Shetty have won the first two games 11-5 and 11-6. They need to win one more game to seal the deal for India. 

14 April 2018, 15:48 PM

India miss a big opportunity in front of goal through Dilpreet Singh. His full swing completely misses the ball. This has been India's story in this event. England continue to lead India 2-1.

14 April 2018, 15:35 PM

England take the lead through Sam Ward in the 43rd minute via penalty corner. His dragflick comes off Sreejesh but in the second attempt he is on target. India 1 England 2    

14 April 2018, 15:23 PM

Hockey Update

Varun has drawn India level at 1-1 against England, with the third quarter in progress. This is for the bronze medal.

14 April 2018, 15:07 PM

HISTORIC WIN, HISTORIC GOLD!

Manika Batra routs Mengyu Yu of Singapore 4-0 to win India's first ever women's singles gold medal in Table Tennis at the Commonwealth Games. Absolutely brilliant! 

14 April 2018, 14:58 PM

UPDATE

TT: For Women's Singles Gold
Manika Batra goes into 3-0 and is now just a game away from beating Singapore's Mengyu YU and create history for India at the Games.

14 April 2018, 14:54 PM

Squash: For Mixed Doubles Gold
Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal lose first game 8-11 against Australian pair of Donna / Cameron

 

14 April 2018, 14:49 PM

UPDATE

TT: For Women's Singles Gold
Manika Batra leads 2-0 against Singapore's Mengyu YU winning the first two games 11-7, 11-6.

14 April 2018, 14:40 PM

UPDATE

Squash: For Mixed Doubles Gold
Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal trail 3-4 in first game.

TT: For Women's Singles Gold
Manika Batra wins first game 11-7.

Hockey: For Men's Bronze
India 0 - 1 England (Q1 in progress)

14 April 2018, 14:32 PM

Three medal matches begin simultaneously!

Squash: Mixed Doubles Gold
Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal

TT: Women's Singles Gold
Manika Batra

Hockey: Men's Bronze
India vs England

14 April 2018, 14:25 PM

BRONZE FOR INDIA IN BADMINTON!

AshwinI Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy win bronze in women's doubles badminton beating the home team from Australia 21-19, 21-19. 

 

 

14 April 2018, 13:54 PM

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14 April 2018, 13:44 PM

12 events, 12 medals!

Somveer wins bronze medal in men's freestyle 86kg wrestling beating Canada's Alexander Moore 7-3. That means India have won a medal in each of the 12 events they have competed in, in wrestling, at Gold Coast. Top job!

14 April 2018, 13:18 PM

GOLD MEDAL NO. 23, AND A SPECIAL ONE!

Vinesh Phogat wins India's first women's wrestling gold in Gold Coast in the freestyle 50kg division after remaining undefeated in all of her three league matches.

14 April 2018, 12:54 PM

GOLD VIA WALKOVER!

Wrestler Sumit wins gold medal in men's 125kg freestyle after his opponent in the final league match, Sinivie Boltic of Nigeria, withdrew injured. This is India's 22nd gold at the Games.

14 April 2018, 12:47 PM

BRONZE MEDAL FOR INDIA

Bronze medallist Sakshi Malik wins her fourth league match 6-5 in a thriller against Tayla Ford of New Zealand to claim bronze medal. Sakshi lost 2/3 of her previous league matches to bow out of the gold-medal race.

14 April 2018, 12:23 PM

ATHLETICS UPDATE

India ended up a poor 7th in the Women's 4x400m Relay Final. The Indian quartet was never in with a chance from start to finish, just about managed to avoid a last-place finish. 

14 April 2018, 12:11 PM

India's Arpinder Singh finishes fourth in the men's triple jump event. Finished with his best-registered distance of 16.46m.

14 April 2018, 11:49 AM

ATHLETICS

India's Jinson Johnson finishes fifth in the Men's 1500m Final. Misses out on a medal but shatters the National Record with a timing of 3:37.86.

14 April 2018, 11:29 AM

Neeraj Chopra's historic gold (a first ever for India in javelin throw at CWG) is only the fourth individual gold for India in CWG athletics. Here's the list of those elite athletes:

Milkha Singh (1958 Cardiff)

Krishna Poonia (2010 Delhi)

Vikas Gowda (2014 Glasgow)

Neeraj Chopra (2018 Gold Coast) 

14 April 2018, 11:13 AM

GOLD NO. 21 FOR INDIA AND THE FIRST IN CWG 2018 ATHLETICS

Neeraj Chopra wins a historic gold medal in men's javelin throw with a distance of 86.47m, which is also his season best. Vipin Kashan finishes fifth with a distance of 77.87m.

14 April 2018, 10:52 AM

SEASON BEST!

Neeraj Chopra throws his Season Best of 86.47m on fourth attempt in the javelin-throw final to extend his lead at the top. Gold looks a mere official announcement away now.

14 April 2018, 10:40 AM

MEN'S JAVELIN THROW FINAL

Neeraj Chopra's stay No.1 with 85.50. He had a fault throw in his second attempt and got a distance of 84.78 in his third. Grenada's Anderson Peters is at second place but well behind the Indian at 82.20. 

14 April 2018, 10:32 AM

SINDHU VS SAINA FOR GOLD

The two India rivals and teammates will meet in the final of women's singles final after Sindhu defeated Canada's Michelle Li in the second semifinal in straight games.

 

14 April 2018, 10:28 AM

BADMINTON UPDATE

HS Prannoy loses 16-21, 21-9, 14-21 to Malaysian legend Lee Chong Wei in the men's singles semifinal. Lee will face world No. 1 Kidambi Srikkanth for gold tomorrow.

14 April 2018, 10:19 AM

MEN'S JAVELIN THROW FINAL

Neeraj Chopra storms into the first position with his first throw of 85.50. Vipin Kashan got a distance of 72.16 in his first attempt.

14 April 2018, 10:09 AM

Men's Javelin Throw Final

Vipin Kashana gets a distance of 72.16 in his first attempt as it drizzles in Gold Coast making conditions slightly more challenging for the athletes. 

14 April 2018, 10:02 AM

Eyes on Neeraj and Vipin

In the javelin throw final beginning shortly, India's Neeraj Chopra will begin as one of the favourites to win gold. Vipin Kashana will also present his challenge in a strong field.

14 April 2018, 09:52 AM

SAINA IN FINAL!

Badminton ace Saina Nehwal got a tough fight from Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland in the women's singles semifinal but won 21-14, 18-21, 21-17 in the end. She may meet PV Sindhu for gold. Sindhu is playing Michelle Li of Canada in the other semifinal.

14 April 2018, 09:45 AM

SILVER MEDAL ALERT!

Boxer Manish Kaushik claims silver medal in the men's 60kg division after losing to Harry Garside of Australia in the final with a split decision delivered by the judges.

 

14 April 2018, 09:22 AM

INDIA BOX TO ANOTHER GOLD!

Boxer Gaurav Solanki wins men's 52kg gold medal beating Northern Ireland's Brendan Irvine with a split decision in the final. This is India's 19 Gold Medal at Gold Coast 2018.

14 April 2018, 09:12 AM

ANOTHER GOLD! ANOTHER FROM SHOOTING!

Sanjeev Raput wins gold medal in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions with a new Games Record of 454.5. Chain Singh finished 5th.

 

14 April 2018, 09:05 AM

DEFENDING CHAMPS IN FINAL!

The champion Indian pair of Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal is through to the women's doubles final. They defeated England's Sarah-Jane Perry and Laura Massaro 11-10, 11-5 in the semifinal.

14 April 2018, 08:56 AM

SILVER MEDAL FOR INDIA

Boxer Amit Phangal settles for second position on the podium after losing his men's 46-49kg final to England's Galal Yafai in a split 1-3 decision.

14 April 2018, 08:40 AM

BADMINTON UPDATE

Defeat for the Indian women's doubles team of Ashwini-Sikki in the semifinals. They exited the event after a 21-17, 15-21, 4-21 defeat against the Malaysians.

14 April 2018, 08:35 AM

WRESTLING UPDATE AFTER MORNING SESSION ENDS

1. Vinesh's last league match against Canada's Jessica MacDonald in the women's freestyle 50kg division with be for gold. She and Jessica have won their two respective matches so far.
2. Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik will be disappointed as she is out of the gold-medal race after losing two of her three league matches so far.

3. Sumit (125kg) may win gold without wrestling in the last league match as his Nigerian opponent Sinivie Boltic has 'reportedly' withdrawn due to injury. It's not official yet.

14 April 2018, 07:53 AM

MANIKA THWARTS STIFF CHALLENGE TO ENTER FINAL!

India's new TT star Manika Batra reaches women's singles final with a stunning 4-3 win over Singapore's Tianwei Feng. The breathtaking scoreline reads 12-10, 5-11, 11-8, 5-11, 5-11, 11-9, 13-11.

14 April 2018, 07:49 AM

'MAGNIFICENT MARY WINS GOLD'

India's boxing legend MC Mary Kom wins her maiden CWG medal - a gold - beating Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland 5-0 in the women's 45-48kg final.

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