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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.