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CWG 2014: We will take a stand after getting the report, says Sarbananda Sonowal

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said a decision on any action against IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik will be taken only after going through a report on the charges against them.

Aug 04, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

Glasgow 2014 has exceded expectations:1st Minister

Scotland`s First Minister Alex Salmond believes the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have surpassed all expectations both in the hosts` sporting success and the positive legacy it will provide.

Aug 03, 2014, 23:13 PM IST

CWG 2014: Lawn bowl team misses out on historic bronze

Indian lawn bowl men`s fours team missed out on a historic bronze after it squandered a huge lead midway into the match to lose to Australia in the third-place encounter here on Friday.

Aug 01, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

CWG 2014: England win diving gold to increase medal lead

England added to its burgeoning gold-medal lead at the Commonwealth Games when divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears won the synchronized 3-meter springboard on Friday.

Aug 01, 2014, 20:00 PM IST

Sri Lanka president skips Glasgow Games citing poor security

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.

Jul 31, 2014, 21:31 PM IST

Kirani James, Greg Rutherford give Glasgow Olympic touch

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.

Jul 31, 2014, 21:09 PM IST

India's schedule on Day 7 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 7 of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is upon us. After a stunning show on Day 6, the Indian contingent will look to move up the medals table with a strong push today.

Jul 30, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

CWG 2014: Gauswami bags bronze to end India`s shooting campaign

Lajja Gauswami bagged a bronze in women`s 50m rifle 3 positions as India ended their spectacular shooting campaign on a high at the Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday.

Jul 29, 2014, 23:52 PM IST

Glasgow Games: Indian shooters win 5 more medals on concluding day of event

Indian shooters continued to dominate the Barry Buddon Centre with the unassuming Sanjeev Rajput and Harpreet Singh clinching a silver medal each but there was heartbreak for Olympic silver winner Vijay Kumar in the 20th Commonwealth Games here today.

Jul 29, 2014, 23:18 PM IST

Gagan Narang says not disappointed to return without gold

Star marksman Gagan Narang failed to enter his name in Commonwealth Games record books by winning just a silver and bronze here but the Olympic bronze medallist said that he was not disappointed with his performance, adding that he will come back with a bang in the next edition of the Games.

Jul 29, 2014, 23:07 PM IST

Narayan in final of hammer throw, Om Prakash 6th in shot put

Hammer thrower Narayan Singh Chandrodaya was the only Indian to qualify for the final round in a disappointing outing for the Indians on the second day of athletics competition in the 20th Commonwealth Games here today.

Jul 29, 2014, 22:40 PM IST

2014 CWG: Rudisha cruises, Turner tumbles but Warner consolidates

Olympic champion David Rudisha cruised into the semi-finals of the men`s 800m after safely negotiating his heat at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

Jul 29, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

Glasgow Games: Harpreet blames faulty lighting system for not winning gold

Shooter Harpreet Singh today blasted the "faulty lighting system" at the Barry Buddon Centre, saying it cost him the gold medal since the penalty he copped due to a delayed shot was a result of that defect.

Jul 29, 2014, 20:46 PM IST

Indian athletes in Glasgow yet to get their daily allowance

A sizeable chunk of Indian athletes are yet to get their full quota of daily allowance a week into the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Jul 29, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Lajja qualifies for women`s 50m rifle 3 positions final

Indian shooter Lajja Gauswami qualified for the women`s 50-metre rifle 3 positions final at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.

Jul 29, 2014, 20:35 PM IST

CWG 2014: Harpreet Singh bags silver in men`s 25m rapid fire pistol

Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and brushed aside a penalty point docked on him to claim silver in the men`s 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Commonwealth Games here today.

Jul 29, 2014, 20:32 PM IST

Vijay Kumar fails to qualify for final round of CWG

Olympic silver medallist marksman Vijay Kumar on Tuesday made a shock exit in the qualification round of the men`s 25m rapid fire pistol event of the 20th Commonwealth Games after finishing seventh here.

Jul 29, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

India`s schedule on Day 6 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 6 of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is upon us. After a slow start to Day 5, the Indian contingent put on a solid show to take their medal count to 26.

Jul 29, 2014, 10:58 AM IST

CWG 2014: Narayan qualifies for hammer throw final, Kamalpreet ousted

C Narayan Singh on Monday qualified for the finals of the men`s hammer throw event at the 20th Commonwealth Games even as Kamalpreet Singh crashed out in the qualifying round, here.

Jul 28, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

India schedule on Day 5 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 5 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is upon us. The Indian contingent will be looking to continue their good showing from Day 4 and add more medals to the tally.

Jul 28, 2014, 15:51 PM IST