Commonwealth Games

CWG 2018: IOA tells Saina Nehwal why her father can't stay in Games Village

CWG 2018: IOA tells Saina Nehwal why her father can't stay in Games Village

The IOA has responded to badminton ace Saina Nehwal's claims about her father Harvir Singh's name being removed from the list of team officials.

Apr 03, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Badminton's new service rule won't be used at CWG 2018

Badminton's new service rule won't be used at CWG 2018

Indian shuttlers have reason to be cheerful going into the Commonwealth Games with the organisers deciding against implementing BWF's experimental service rule that has been criticised by them.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
Saina Nehwal hits out after removal of her father from CWG Indian officials list

Saina Nehwal hits out after removal of her father from CWG Indian officials list

Olympic bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal has claimed that her father Harvir's name has been removed from the Indian team officials' list for the Commonwealth Games, leaving her frustrated just before the start of the mega event.

Apr 02, 2018, 22:41 PM IST
Indian boxers cleared of doping charges at Commonwealth Games but face sanctions for breaching 'no needle policy'

Indian boxers cleared of doping charges at Commonwealth Games but face sanctions for breaching 'no needle policy'

In a huge relief for India's Commonwealth Games contingent, its boxers were cleared of any doping violation but they remained under the scanner for breaching the Games' strict 'no needle policy'.

Apr 02, 2018, 21:25 PM IST
Competition tough in CWG but we are prepared: shuttler Chirag Shetty

Competition tough in CWG but we are prepared: shuttler Chirag Shetty

Chirag Shetty knows the competition will be tough at the Commonwealth Games, starting Thursday, but the India shuttler and his men's doubles partner Satwiksairaj Rankireddy are prepared for the challenge, having formed a "winning combination".

Apr 02, 2018, 20:10 PM IST
Syringe controversy aside, exuberant flag hoisting at CWG village by India

Syringe controversy aside, exuberant flag hoisting at CWG village by India

The Indian athletes seemed unruffled by the syringe controversy that has cast a shadow on their Commonwealth Games build-up as they enthusiastically took part in the flag-hoisting ceremony at the athletes village on Monday.

Apr 02, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
 No ring, shared gloves: Kiribati boxers have fight on their hands

No ring, shared gloves: Kiribati boxers have fight on their hands

Even Anthony Joshua would struggle to beat the world's best faced with the hardships confronting Kiribati's Commonwealth Games boxers.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
Commonwealth chiefs 'fully supportive' of trans weightlifter

Commonwealth chiefs 'fully supportive' of trans weightlifter

Commonwealth Games organisers assured transgender New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard of their full support on Monday as she prepares to compete at Gold Coast.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
 Commonwealth Games: Fired-up hosts look to dominate Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games: Fired-up hosts look to dominate Gold Coast

The Commonwealth Games has become a multi-sports party that struggles to pull high-profile guests but enthusiastic host Australia has promised a beach-side bash on the Gold Coast to reaffirm the event`s place in the global landscape.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Eight international stars to watch at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Eight international stars to watch at 2018 Commonwealth Games

English swimmer Adam Peaty and Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake will be among the world-class competitors in action when the Commonwealth Games begin next week in Australia's Gold Coast.

Apr 02, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
India deny doping at Commonwealth Games after syringe row

India deny doping at Commonwealth Games after syringe row

India's men's boxing coach denied any doping had taken place on Monday after syringes were found in the Commonwealth Games athletes' village, saying one of his fighters was given a vitamin injection because he was unwell.

Apr 02, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
On the CWG sidelines: 225,000 condoms and free ice cream in Games Village

On the CWG sidelines: 225,000 condoms and free ice cream in Games Village

The large number of free condoms equates to about 34 per person, a robust average of three a day over the 11 days of competition.

Apr 02, 2018, 14:28 PM IST
How many gold medals to be won? Complete facts and figures about CWG 2018

How many gold medals to be won? Complete facts and figures about CWG 2018

The 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) begin on April 4 with a glittering opening ceremony at the Carrara Stadium in the picturesque Gold Coast in Australia, where more than 6000 athletes from 71 nations and territories will compete in the 12-day event that culminates on April 15. 

Apr 02, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Trouble for India at CWG 2018: Games Federation probes alleged syringe use by athletes

Trouble for India at CWG 2018: Games Federation probes alleged syringe use by athletes

The CGF has summoned an unidentified national association, believed to be India, to be present before its medical commission as part of an investigation into the discovery of syringes in the Games Village.

Apr 02, 2018, 12:52 PM IST
CWG 2018: India's top gold-medal hope PV Sindhu hopes to be fit in time

CWG 2018: India's top gold-medal hope PV Sindhu hopes to be fit in time

Struck by an ankle sprain prior to the Commonwealth Games, Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu hoped to regain peak fitness before the start of individual events and assured India will return with multiple medals.

Apr 01, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
Eyeing Asian Games comeback, Dipa Karmakar heads to Moscow for training

Eyeing Asian Games comeback, Dipa Karmakar heads to Moscow for training

Injured Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar will head to Moscow for a month-long training stint as she sets her sights on a successful return at the Asian Games in Jakarta from August 18-September 2, her coach Bisweshwar Nandi said on Saturday.

Mar 31, 2018, 21:09 PM IST
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games: India deny any wrongdoing after syringes found in compound

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games: India deny any wrongdoing after syringes found in compound

India on Saturday vehemently denied any wrongdoing after syringes were found near their athletes' accommodation at the Commonwealth Games Village even as the authorities braced themselves for a thorough probe.

Mar 31, 2018, 20:29 PM IST
Khelo India champions Manu Bhaker and Srihari Nataraj set to debut at Commonwealth Games

Khelo India champions Manu Bhaker and Srihari Nataraj set to debut at Commonwealth Games

Set to make their debut at next month's Commonwealth Games, teenagers Manu Bhaker and Srihari Nataraj are two prodigious talents who emerged as champions from the Khelo India School Games, government's ambitious flagship programme.

Mar 31, 2018, 14:59 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: Where all can India find gold in Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games 2018: Where all can India find gold in Gold Coast

The trend for India from four years ago at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) may continue at Gold Coast 2018, with wrestling and shooting expected to be the chief source of gold in India's medals tally. 

Mar 31, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
Upbeat Indian squash team leaves for Commonwealth Games

Upbeat Indian squash team leaves for Commonwealth Games

A nine-member Indian squash team, led by Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal Karthik, left for Gold Coast on Saturday to participate in the Commonwealth Games to be held from April 4-15.

Mar 31, 2018, 11:20 AM IST