Commonwealth Games

Haryana Government cancels award function for CWG medallists after prize money furore

Haryana Government cancels award function for CWG medallists after prize money furore

The Haryana government on Wednesday cancelled the felicitation function for the state's Commonwealth Games (CWG) medal winners after being threatened with a boycott by top athletes, such as wrestler Vinesh Phogat and javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra, over a proposed cut in prize money.

Apr 25, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
CWG star Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna Award

CWG star Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna Award

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Friday recommended Manika Batra, the country's only quadruple medallist at the Commonwealth Games, for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

Apr 20, 2018, 17:20 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
CWG medal a huge boost for me, says shooter Mehuli Ghosh

CWG medal a huge boost for me, says shooter Mehuli Ghosh

Teenage shooting sensation Mehuli Ghosh reckons that her silver medal at the just-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) is a huge boost as it will help her at future competitions.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:51 PM 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
Tamil Nadu government announces cash awards for CWG 2018 medal winners

Tamil Nadu government announces cash awards for CWG 2018 medal winners

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday lauded sportspersons from the state who had won medals at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, and announced rich cash incentives for their feats.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:00 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
Life after Usain Bolt: New-look Jamaica fail Commonwealth Games test

Life after Usain Bolt: New-look Jamaica fail Commonwealth Games test

As sprint legend Usain Bolt partied into the early hours and hung out with movie stars at the Commonwealth Games, it wasn't so much fun for the Jamaica track team he left behind.

Apr 16, 2018, 09:53 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
Gold Coast bids memorable farewell to CWG 2018 athletes

Gold Coast bids memorable farewell to CWG 2018 athletes

If the opening was about history and traditions, the signing off was all about celebration as Gold Coast threw a big party to mark the end of the 21st Commonwealth Games with the legendary boxer MC Mary Kom carrying the flag for India at the closing ceremony.

Apr 15, 2018, 18:21 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
With rich haul at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018, India cross the 500-medal milestone at CWG

With rich haul at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018, India cross the 500-medal milestone at CWG

In the 2010 edition, the home contingent bagged the second spot winning 101 medals which included 38 gold, 27 silver, and 36 bronze.

Apr 15, 2018, 11:33 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: India's schedule on Day 11 in Gold Coast

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

Following is India's schedule on Day 11 of competitions at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Apr 14, 2018, 18:56 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Wrestler Sumit wins Gold in men's 125-kilogram freestyle

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Wrestler Sumit wins Gold in men's 125-kilogram freestyle

Sumit won all his four bouts in the Nordic (round robin) format to emerge champion.

Apr 14, 2018, 13:39 PM IST