XX Commonwealth Games

Zee Media Exclusive: Jwala Gutta slams Saina Nehwal for demanding cash reward from govt

Jwala Gutta, who won silver medal at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, on Wednesday slammed ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for expressing her views in public where she reminded the government of her pending cash reward.

Aug 07, 2014, 11:09 AM IST

Sports bodies receiving 10 lakh and above to come under RTI

The government of India has declared today that all sports bodies receiving a grant of Rupees 10 lakh or more annually will come under the purview of Right to Information (RTI) act.

Aug 06, 2014, 20:52 PM IST

Babita Kumari battled ligament tear to win gold at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Wrestler Babita Kumari on Wednesday revealed that she went against the advise of the doctor, who suggested her not to compete at the Commonwealth Games as her ligament tear injury was serious, and fought her way to a first-place finish, taking home the gold medal.

Aug 06, 2014, 20:27 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2014: Phogat sisters reap rewards of years of toil

The Phogat sisters -- Babita and Vinesh -- won a gold each in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games, which was a culmination of a long and challenging journey that started a decade back, but their hunger to do well at the international level has not satiated as yet.

Aug 06, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

India could have won gold if facilities were better: Sushila Devi

Commonwealth Games silver winner judoka Sushila Devi feels India could have won a gold at the multi-sport event had the facilities been proper but hoped her feat will bring a change in judo scene in the country.

Aug 06, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

Maharashtra to give Rs 50 lakh to CWG gold medalists

Maharashtra Government on Tuesday announced to give Rs 50 lakh each to gold medal winners from the state, for their excellent performance at the recently concluded Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Aug 05, 2014, 20:49 PM IST

CWG 2014: We can be proud of our silver medal winning effort, says Sardar Singh

India might have failed to break their Commonwealth Games title jinx for the second consecutive time but captain Sardar Singh has a lot of positives to take from the event and said the silver medal was a "well- deserved" achievement for the past masters of the game.

Aug 05, 2014, 18:04 PM IST

CWG 2014: Rousing welcome for silver-winning Indian hockey team

With a Commonwealth Games silver proudly hanging by their necks, the Indian men`s hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome by Hockey India (HI), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), fans and friends at the Indira Gandhi International airport here on Tuesday.

Aug 05, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Sushil Kumar most searched on Google during 2012 Commonwealth Games

The Indian athletes` brilliant performance in the Commonwealth Games created quite a buzz online as well with gold-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar being the most searched on Google.

Aug 05, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2014: Boxer Sarita assured of silver, Sharath-Amalraj in TT final

Women`s pugilists L Sarita Devi and Pinki Jangra assured a silver and bronze while Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj reached the final of men`s doubles table tennis event to consolidate India`s fifth position on the ninth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games, here on Friday.

Aug 02, 2014, 09:01 AM IST

CWG 2014: Milkha Singh delighted with Vikas Gowda`s gold in athletics

Milkha Singh expressed his delight after Vikas Gowda won the gold medal in the men`s discus throw at the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Aug 02, 2014, 00:37 AM IST

CWG 2014: Pallikal-Ghosal lose in mixed-doubles squash quarters

India`s top players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal crashed out of mixed double squash after being easily beaten in the quarterfinals by Australia`s David Palmer and Rachael Grinham in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday.

Aug 01, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

2014 Glasgow Games: Sharath Kamal enters Commonwealth Games TT semifinals

Indian ace Sharath Kamal Achanta humbled England`s Paul Drinkhall 4-1 to enter the table tennis semifinals on Day 9 of the Commonwealth Games here on Friday.

Aug 01, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Commonwealth Games: Sandhu-Chinappa pair lose in mixed-doubles squash quarters

Indian duo of Harinder Pal Sandhu and Joshana Chinappa lost a hard-fought battle against the second-seeded New Zealand pair of Martin Knight and Joelle King in the mixed-doubles quarter-finals of squash here on Friday.

Aug 01, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

Indian grapplers dominate CWG 2014 with 13 medals

Indian wrestlers lived upto their expectations by scooping 13 medals, including five gold, with star grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt leading the charge in yet another spectacular show at the 20th Commonwealth Games.

Aug 01, 2014, 19:11 PM IST

CWG 2014: Karnataka govt announces cash award for Vikas Gowda, Prakash Nanjappa

Karnataka Government has announced a cash award of Rs 25 lakh to Vikas Gowda and Rs 15 lakh to Prakash Nanjappa for their achievements in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Aug 01, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Pinki Jangra settles for bronze in women`s boxing at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Indian pugilist Pinki Jangra lost a close semifinal bout against Michaela Walsh of Northern Ireland to settle for a bronze in women`s 51kg category boxing at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Friday.

Aug 01, 2014, 18:57 PM IST

Glasgow Commonwealth Games: Grapplers continue to impress, give India two more golds

Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari breezed their way to gold medals as wrestlers continued to rule the roost by bagging an impressive two yellow metals for India on the eighth day of the 20th Commonwealth Games, here on Thursday.

Aug 01, 2014, 08:42 AM IST

Sharath-Amalraj make men`s doubles semifinals at CWG 2014

India paddlers Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj marched into the men`s doubles semifinals at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

Aug 01, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

Vikas Gowda wins India`s first athletics gold at 2014 CWG

Vikas Gowda brought in India`s first athletics medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games when he won the discus throw gold in the final at the Hampden Park Stadium here Thursday.

Aug 01, 2014, 00:32 AM IST