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Playing finals in itself a big thing, says PV Sindhu

Playing finals in itself a big thing, says PV Sindhu

Her frequent losses in the finals and the accompanying criticism does not affect ace shuttler PV Sindhu, who on Saturday said playing in the summit showdown of a tournament is in itself "a big achievement".

May 05, 2018, 20:28 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra can throw close to 90m this year: world champion Johannes Vetter

Neeraj Chopra can throw close to 90m this year: world champion Johannes Vetter

 The list of Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's admirers has grown with reigning world champion Johannes Vetter predicting a bright future for the Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

May 04, 2018, 20:33 PM IST
CWG star Mirabai Chanu sought career in archery before weightlifting

CWG star Mirabai Chanu sought career in archery before weightlifting

As a 13-year-old girl from a poor family at the nondescript Nongpok Kakching village, 20km from Manipur's capital Imphal, Mirabai decided early in her life that she would earn fame as a sportsperson. 

Apr 23, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
After CWG silver, boxer Satish now targets Olympic gold

After CWG silver, boxer Satish now targets Olympic gold

Satish lost by a unanimous 0:5 verdict to Frazer Clarke of England after an extremely hard fought final in which both boxers pushed themselves to the limit.

Apr 18, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
CWG 2018 gold medallist Manu Bhaker trashes reports of being 'insulted'

CWG 2018 gold medallist Manu Bhaker trashes reports of being 'insulted'

“Why do journalists go to any extent to create a sensational news? This, I believe, they do when they can’t get a story. Such type of wrong propaganda should be stopped,” said the miffed shooter.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
Ready to roar again, says ace shuttler PV Sindhu

Ready to roar again, says ace shuttler PV Sindhu

On the back of her gruelling women's singles final at the recently concluded 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, ace shuttler PV Sindhu says no defeat can stop her from believing in herself, and she is once again ready to roar.

Apr 17, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
CWG 2018: Squash stars Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa happy with a podium finish but rue refereeing standards

CWG 2018: Squash stars Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa happy with a podium finish but rue refereeing standards

India's leading squash players, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal, returned to a warm welcome here late on Monday night after winning silver medals at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast.

Apr 17, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
India on the right path to become a sporting powerhouse, says IOA chief Narinder Batra

India on the right path to become a sporting powerhouse, says IOA chief Narinder Batra

After the Indian contingent finished third in the medals tally at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG), an elated Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chief Narinder Dhruv Batra on Monday said the nation is on the right path to become a sporting powerhouse.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletes blocked from Closing Ceremony broadcast, organisers apologise

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletes blocked from Closing Ceremony broadcast, organisers apologise

The organisers' decision to have athletes enter the Carrara Stadium before the ceremony began meant television viewers saw little of the people the closing was meant to celebrate.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:09 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails India's success at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails India's success at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Indian contingent's success in the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) made every Indian proud and hoped it would motivate the young to pursue sports as well as create awareness on the importance of fitness.

Apr 15, 2018, 19:04 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018 Closing Ceremony Live updates, Gold Coast

Mary Kom led the Indian contingent holding the tricolour. India finished third on the medals tally with 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze. 

Apr 15, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: We could have won more badminton medals with favourable scheduling, says Pullela Gopichand

Commonwealth Games 2018: We could have won more badminton medals with favourable scheduling, says Pullela Gopichand

A historic gold medal in the team event was the highlight of India's outstanding show at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG), says the chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand but was critical of scheduling, which he feels prevented them from winning more medals.

Apr 15, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: Haryana government to reward gold medal winners from the state with Rs 1.5 crore each

Commonwealth Games 2018: Haryana government to reward gold medal winners from the state with Rs 1.5 crore each

Haryana athletes won 22 medals, including 9 gold, 6 silver and 7 bronze. Every silver medallist will get Rs 75 lakh while the bronze medal winners will be given a cash award of Rs 50 lakh.

Apr 15, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 11 in Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 11 in Gold Coast

Besides PV Sindhu, who lost her final against Saina Nehwal, World No 1 Indian Kidambi Srikanth also took silver after losing the final 1-2 against Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei. 

Apr 15, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018 badminton final: Twitter lauds ‘golden girl’ Saina and ‘fighter’ Sindhu after classic clash

Commonwealth Games 2018 badminton final: Twitter lauds ‘golden girl’ Saina and ‘fighter’ Sindhu after classic clash

It was a thrilling contest and a win-win situation for India at the Commonwealth Games 2018 on Sunday morning when two of country’s legendary shuttlers – Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu – fought for gold.

Apr 15, 2018, 07:38 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 11, Gold Coast

Catch all the live updates from the final day of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. 

Apr 15, 2018, 04:53 AM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal questions 'shocking decisions' after losing mixed doubles final

Commonwealth Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal questions 'shocking decisions' after losing mixed doubles final

The Indian pair fought hard before losing to Australia's Donna Urquhart and Cameron Pilley 8-11, 10-11 in a gruelling gold medal match.

Apr 14, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India bag rich haul of nine medals in boxing

Commonwealth Games 2018: India bag rich haul of nine medals in boxing

Settling for silver medals were Amit Panghal (49kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) after losing closely-contested bouts here. India will be going back with eight boxing medals from the current edition, one more than their previous best at the 2010 Delhi Games.

Apr 14, 2018, 17:42 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 10, Gold Coast

Catch all the live updates from Day 10 of the Gold Coast CWG 2018.

Apr 14, 2018, 06:04 AM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India’s schedule on Day 10 in Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games 2018: India’s schedule on Day 10 in Gold Coast

Following is India's schedule on Day 10 of competitions at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Saturday

Apr 13, 2018, 22:13 PM IST