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Commonwealth Games: Jamaica sprinter eager to leave Glasgow `freezer`

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica sprinter eager to leave Glasgow `freezer`

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 10:56

After Usain Bolt quelled a storm over reported criticism of conditions in Glasgow, a Jamaica teammate at the Commonwealth Games said he can`t wait to leave the cold weather.

India`s schedule on Day 9 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

India`s schedule on Day 9 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 10:39

After a rewarding Day 8, India will look to improve on the overall standing in the medal tally. Day 9 at the Games will see Indians in action in boxing, as many as six puglists featuring in their respectibve semi-final bouts.

Muhammad Ali`s ``Fight of the Century`` gloves sell for nearly $400,000

Muhammad Ali`s ``Fight of the Century`` gloves sell for nearly $400,000

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 09:26

The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000.

Worked hard on my strength: Yogeshwar Dutt

Worked hard on my strength: Yogeshwar Dutt

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 06:07

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said that he worked hard on his strengths to win the gold here in the men`s freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Alex Dowsett, Linda Villumsen take cycling gold in Glasgow

Alex Dowsett, Linda Villumsen take cycling gold in Glasgow

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 22:21

England`s Alex Dowsett and Linda Villumsen of New Zealand both went one better to win gold medals in the men`s and women`s cycling individual time-trials at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

Sri Lanka president skips Glasgow Games citing poor security

Sri Lanka president skips Glasgow Games citing poor security

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:31

Sri Lanka`s president decided to stay away from the Commonwealth Games despite being chair of the bloc because Colombo was unhappy with Britain`s security arrangements, a minister said Thursday.

Commonwealth Games: David Katoatau claims first ever gold for Kiribati

Commonwealth Games: David Katoatau claims first ever gold for Kiribati

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:14

David Katoatau won the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati`s first ever medal at the Commonwealth Games as he claimed gold in the men`s 105kg weightlifting competition.

Kirani James, Greg Rutherford give Glasgow Olympic touch

Kirani James, Greg Rutherford give Glasgow Olympic touch

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:09

Olympic champions Kirani James and Greg Rutherford brought world-class performances to the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday while Usain Bolt hit back at claims that he`d made disparaging remarks about the event.

Cho to head Pyeongchang 2018 organising panel

Cho to head Pyeongchang 2018 organising panel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 19:13

South Korean businessman Cho Yang-ho, who led Pyeongchang`s successful bid for the Winter Olympics, has been named as the new president of the organising committee for the 2018 Games.

Golden count goes down but Indian shooters dominate  Commonwealth Games

Golden count goes down but Indian shooters dominate Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:36

The gold medals were hard to come by this time but Indian shooters were nonetheless mostly on target as they reaped a rich harvest of 17 medals in the Commonwealth Games with the surprising exception of Olympic silver-medallist Vijay Kumar and the seasoned Heena Sidhu.

Kylie Minogue set to perform at CWG 2014`s closing ceremony

Kylie Minogue set to perform at CWG 2014`s closing ceremony

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:26

Kylie Minogue will perform at the closing ceremony of Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 alongside Lulu, Deacon Blue and Dougie MacLean, it has been revealed.

New Zealand to impose lengthy jail terms for match-fixing

New Zealand to impose lengthy jail terms for match-fixing

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 13:45

New Zealand is to slap a seven-year jail term on anyone caught match-fixing under a new law due to take effect before it hosts the Cricket World Cup and Under-20 FIFA World Cup next year.

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Day 8: As it happened...

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Day 8: As it happened...

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 13:09

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 8 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

2014 CWG: Australian weightlifter Francois Etoundi charged with assault

2014 CWG: Australian weightlifter Francois Etoundi charged with assault

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:01

Weightlifting bronze medallist Francois Etoundi has been identified as the Australian athlete charged with assault by Glasgow police.

Annu Rani nowhere near her best javelin mark in Glasgow

Annu Rani nowhere near her best javelin mark in Glasgow

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:52

India`s Annu Rani failed to reproduce her best in the javelin event for women at the Commonwealth Games and finished eighth in a field of 12, measuring a distance of 56.37 metres here at Hampden Park Wednesday night.

2014 CWG: Mixed day for India in lawn bowls

2014 CWG: Mixed day for India in lawn bowls

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:44

It was a mixed day for Indians in 2014 Commonwealth Games lawn bowls, as Sam Bahadur won both his men`s singles match while the women`s team lost their pairs match but won in triples at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls centre here Wednesday.

Grenada’s Kirani James lights up Glasgow with emphatic 400 win

Grenada’s Kirani James lights up Glasgow with emphatic 400 win

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:39

Olympic champion Kirani James lit up the Commonwealth Games with a devastating and graceful run to win gold in the men’s 400 metres on Wednesday.