Commonwealth Games

CWG 2018: Campbell sisters power Australia to swimming world record

CWG 2018: Campbell sisters power Australia to swimming world record

Cate Campbell powered Australia to a world record in the women's 4x100m freestyle relay at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Thursday, demonstrating that her year off to recover mentally from a disappointing Rio Olympics had worked wonders. 

Apr 05, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
CWG 2018, Squash: Third seed Saurav Ghosal makes shock exit

CWG 2018, Squash: Third seed Saurav Ghosal makes shock exit

Ghosal squandered a two-game lead to go down to World No. 65 Binnie 11-5, 11-7, 8-11, 9-11, 10-12 in men's singles second round.

Apr 05, 2018, 19:12 PM IST
CWG 2018: India storm into mixed team badminton quarterfinals

CWG 2018: India storm into mixed team badminton quarterfinals

The Indian shuttlers wiped out Sri Lanka and Pakistan 5-0 each to enter the last-eight stage of the mixed team event.

Apr 05, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 1 in Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 1 in Gold Coast

India began its 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) campaign on Thursday with a gold and silver medal provided by its fancied weightlifters, while the shuttlers swept Pakistan and Sri Lanka 5-0 each to enter the quarterfinals of the badminton team event as the other highlight of the day. 

Apr 05, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
CWG 2018, Day 1: Record-smashing Chanu, Gururaja win India's first gold and silver

CWG 2018, Day 1: Record-smashing Chanu, Gururaja win India's first gold and silver

Chanu's gold and Gururaja's silver in the weightlifting arena gave India a rousing start in Gold Coast, while badminton players also showed their class in mixed team event; however, the women's hockey team suffered a shock defeat to Wales.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:58 PM IST
Would go to India again in a heartbeat, says Scotland badminton star Kirsty Gilmour

Would go to India again in a heartbeat, says Scotland badminton star Kirsty Gilmour

Recalling the days when she played for the Bengaluru Blasters, she said that they played in front of a crowd of 4,000 people.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
CWG 2018: Boxer Manoj Kumar advances to Round of 16 in men's 69kg

CWG 2018: Boxer Manoj Kumar advances to Round of 16 in men's 69kg

Star boxer Manoj Kumar advanced to the round of 16 in men`s boxing 69 kilogram category after convincingly thrashing Osita Umeh of Nigeria 5-0 by unanimous verdict at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
CWG 2018: Indian eves lose to Jamaica in basketball

CWG 2018: Indian eves lose to Jamaica in basketball

Jamaica defeated Indian eves 66-57 in a preliminary round Pool B match of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Right from the word start, India never looked in the contention as they were outplayed in every department of the game. Captain Shireen Limaye (18 points) and power forward Jeena Skaria (12 points), however, tried to make things even but failed in doing due to lack of support. Jamaica won the rebounding battle handsomely which include 19 offensive rebounds.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian shuttlers begin quest for maiden gold in mixed team event

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian shuttlers begin quest for maiden gold in mixed team event

A star-studded Indian badminton team will begin its quest for a maiden gold medal when they take on minnows Sri Lanka and Pakistan in the mixed team championship on the opening day of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Thursday.

Apr 04, 2018, 22:28 PM IST
CWG 2018: Saurav Ghosal India's best bet for maiden singles medal in squash

CWG 2018: Saurav Ghosal India's best bet for maiden singles medal in squash

Ghosal, who had lost the bronze medal play-off in Glasgow four years ago, gets another shot at making history.

Apr 04, 2018, 20:59 PM IST
CWG 2018: India take on Wales in women's hockey opener

CWG 2018: India take on Wales in women's hockey opener

The Indian women's hockey team begins their Commonwealth Games campaign against Wales here on Thursday, with an eye on ending its 12-year medal drought at the multi-sporting event.

Apr 04, 2018, 19:57 PM IST
Australian boxer becomes first CWG 2018 medallist without a fight

Australian boxer becomes first CWG 2018 medallist without a fight

Australian boxer Taylah Robertson has become the first medallist of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) without even stepping into the ring after she got a bye straight into the 51kg category women's semifinals.

Apr 04, 2018, 19:09 PM IST
PV Sindhu leads India's contingent at CWG 2018 Parade of Nations

PV Sindhu leads India's contingent at CWG 2018 Parade of Nations

India, led by its ace badminton player and flagbearer PV Sindhu, was the third nation among contingents from the Asian continent joining the Parade of Nations at the opening ceremony on Wednesday. 

Apr 04, 2018, 19:03 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018 opening ceremony: As it happened

After a glittering ceremony at the Carrara Stadium, where the Games were declared open by Prince Charles, focus now shifts to action in the competition arena starting Thursday.

Apr 04, 2018, 14:46 PM IST
CWG 2018 from today: India re-focus after close shave with doping

CWG 2018 from today: India re-focus after close shave with doping

India finished fifth in Glasgow four years ago with 64 medals - 15 Gold, 30 Silver and 19 Bronze. But where that result hurt was that the gold count was 23 less than the previous edition and the lowest since 2002.

Apr 04, 2018, 09:29 AM IST
Channel 9 loses accreditation for violating CWG opening ceremony embargo

Channel 9 loses accreditation for violating CWG opening ceremony embargo

  In perhaps the first of its kind case of embargo violation in a multi-sport event, popular Australian network Channel Nine's accreditation was cancelled by the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee after it leaked a video of the opening ceremony's dress rehearsal.

Apr 03, 2018, 21:00 PM IST
MC Mary Kom needs one win to clinch medal on CWG debut

MC Mary Kom needs one win to clinch medal on CWG debut

The celebrated MC Mary Kom needs to win just one bout to secure herself a medal, while Vikas Krishan got a bye into the men's pre-quarterfinals as Indian boxers were handed reasonably good draws in the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

Apr 03, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
IOA gets accreditation for Saina Nehwal's father after her CWG pull-out threat

IOA gets accreditation for Saina Nehwal's father after her CWG pull-out threat

The Indian Olympic Association was on Tuesday forced to get an official accreditation for Saina Nehwal's father Harvir Singh after the star shuttler in an angry missive had threatened to pull out of the Commonwealth Games.

Apr 03, 2018, 19:50 PM IST
CWG Gold Coast: A look at India's medal contenders

CWG Gold Coast: A look at India's medal contenders

With just two days to go for the 21st Commonwealth Games here, PTI takes a look at some of the Indian contingent's top stars and dark horses to watch out for at an event where the country stands fourth in the all-time medal tally.

Apr 03, 2018, 16:29 PM IST