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Wrestlers strike gold at Commonwealth Championships

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 17:48

The Indian men`s Greco Roman wrestling team notched up a rich haul of seven gold, five silver and two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Championships held in Johannesburg from December 5 to 7.

Zuma lauds Abhijit for winning Commonwealth C`ships

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 11:01

South African President Jacob Zuma has lauded Indian chess player Abhijit Gupta after he won the Commonwealth Championships.

Shamini`s fitness put under watch

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 23:28

TTFI has accepted the "excuse" given by their leading woman paddler K Shamini of being low on confidence in playing against superior English players while putting her fitness under watch in the upcoming matches of the Commonwealth championships.

Good opportunity to recover from bad form: Sharath Kamal

Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2013, 17:33

He might have been the flag-bearer of Indian table tennis but lack of form in the last two years hasn`t helped his cause, and now Achantha Sharath Kamal is keen to give his 100 per cent in the Commonwealth championships, starting here on Sunday.

Women paddlers to benefit from China stint: Bhawani Mukherjee

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 17:52

Back from a strenuous training stint in China, coach Bhawani Mukherjee is confident that the Indian women paddlers will make a strong statement in the upcoming Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships starting here from May 5.

SAI felicitates weightlifters for good show in C`wealth C`ship

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 13:58

The Indian weightlifting team, which won a whopping 45 medals in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Championships at Samoa, was today felicitated by the Sports Authority of India (SAI).

India end Commonwealth Weightlifting with 45 medals

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 18:11

Indian weightlifters bagged a gold and two bronze on the last day to end their Commonwealth Championships campaign on a high with 45 medals, including 29 gold, at Apia, Samoa on Saturday.

India add 10 golds on 2nd day in Commonwealth Weightlifting

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 00:07

Indian weightlifters continued their gold rush in the Commonwealth Championships, bagging 10 more yellow metals among 16 medals on the second day of the competition at Apia, Samoa on Thursday.

Dope menace recedes but India disappoints at world stage

Last Updated: Sunday, December 25, 2011, 12:59

For once, doping did not take centre-stage in Indian weightlifting but the country failed to impress at the world stage with London Olympics qualification still uncertain even though there was unprecedented success to savour in the Commonwealth Championships.

No home advantage for Indian boxers in C`wealth C`ship

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 21:11

Security to maintenance are robbing Indian boxers of the home advantage ahead of the Commonwealth Championships as they have been forced to change their practice venue after Talkatora Stadium became out of bounds for them.

`Goldfinger` Jung gets gold, India on top in C`wealth C`ship

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 18:16

Samaresh Jung notched up one of India`s three gold medals as the country`s shooters continued their dominance at the top of the table by taking their medal count to 17 on day four of the Commonwealth Championships here.

Indian lifters end C’wealth C’ships with whopping 27 medals

Last Updated: Friday, October 23, 2009, 17:05

Veteran lifter Geeta Rani led the charge as India added six more medals on the final day of Commonwealth Senior and Junior Weightlifting Championship in Penang, Malaysia.