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Former world 400m champion Amantle Montsho to appeal two-year doping ban

Former world 400m champion Amantle Montsho to appeal two-year doping ban

Former world 400 metres women`s champion Amantle Montsho plans to appeal a two-year ban after failing a 2014 Commonwealth Games doping test in Scotland.

Star couple Dipika Pallikal, Dinesh Karthik set for mid-2015 wedding

Star couple Dipika Pallikal, Dinesh Karthik set for mid-2015 wedding

India's popular sports couple Dipika Pallikal and Dinesh Karthik have decided to get married mid next year after almost two years of togetherness made official with their engagement last November.

Working on stamina, technique to win gold in Asiad: Vinesh Phogat

A gold medal at the Commonwealth Games under her belt, wrestler Vinesh Phogat says she is working hard on her stamina and technique to clinch a second successive one in the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Incheon next month.

Jitu Rai only interested in representing India

Ace shooter Jitu Rai, who brought laurels with a gold medal in recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, today said he is not bothered about any state benefits and is only focussed about the country in international events.

Disappointed to miss out on CWG gold, focus now on Asiad: PV Sindhu

Utterly disappointed for missing out on a gold medal in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, female shuttler P V Sindhu has now set her eyes on the upcoming World Championships and Asian Games to make up for the disappointment in Glasgow.

I need more sponsors to achieve Olympic success: Apurvi Chandela

Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallist Apurvi Chandela dreams of raising the bar by achieving glory at the Olympics but the young markswoman says her goal can be fulfilled only if more sponsors and specialised coaches come forward to help her.

After CWG gold, Parupalli Kashyap eyes medals at World C`ship & Asiad

After winning an elusive gold at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, ace Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap is now eyeing a medal at the upcoming World Championship and Asian Games.

Rajeev Mehta mulling legal action against Scotland Police

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta today reitirated that there was some serious confusion as no charges were framed against him in the alleged drunk-driving case in Glasgow and is now mulling legal action against Scotland Police for damaging his reputation.

Narendra Modi congratulates Indian CWG medallists

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Tuesday congratulated Indian athletes, who won medals in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. Modi used the micro-blogging site Twitter to praise the medallists.

Indian hockey team to tour Bangladesh for 3-match series

Fresh from a Commonwealth Games silver medal in Glasgow, the Indian men`s hockey team is now eyeing the Asian Games and will tour Bangladesh for a three-match series starting August 6 to tune-up for the challenge in Incheon, South Korea.

Indian boxing team returns from Glasgow

The Indian boxing team returned today from Glasgow, Scotland, after bagging four silver medals and one bronze medal in various boxing events.

Praises heaped on volunteers, athletes after `fantastic` Commonwealth Games

Praises have reportedly been heaped on the people of Glasgow, as well as volunteers, crowds and athletes after a `fantastic` 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Kylie Minogue sparkles in glittering CWG closing ceremony

Pop star Kylie Minogue was the star performer in a glittering closing ceremony as curtains came down on the 20th Commonwealth Games where India finished a creditable fifth with 64 medals even as a couple of officials embarrassed the contingent by their antics.

Usain Bolt targets 200m after Glasgow 2014

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt says he wants to concentrate on smashing the 19-second barrier for the 200 metres following his cameo appearance in the Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow revels in Usain Bolt`s buzz and warm glow

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just `Friendly` as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event.

Devendro Laishram enters final of lightfly weight category at Glasgow Games

Laishram Devendro Singh played true to his aggressive self as he outclassed Ashley Williams of Wales in a thrilling contest to book a place in the final of the men`s lightfly weight (46-49kg) category at the 20th Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

Commonwealth Games: Indian table tennis pair Sharath-Amalraj gets silver

Indian paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj had to settle for the silver medal in the men`s doubles after they lost 1-3 to Singapore`s Hu Li and Ning Gao in the title clash of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Usain Bolt hogs Glasgow spotlight on Commonwealth debut

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt made his long-anticipated track appearance at the Commonwealth Games, sending a raucous crowd into a frenzy as he anchored his Jamaican sprint team to victory in a relay heat.

Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 9: As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 9 of 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Nigerian Blessing Okagbare blessed after romping to 200 metres gold in Glasgow

Blessing by name, blessed by nature, Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare hailed a remarkable sprint double after racing to victory in the women`s 200 metres at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.