Boxing trials for Asian Games postponed

The selection trials to pick Indian boxers for the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, has been postponed due to request from the medal winners in the recently-concluded Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

No recognition in sight, shooter Jitu Rai mulls migration from UP

Ace shooter Jitu Rai may have added a Commonwealth Games gold to his ever-increasing tally of medals but the Lucknow-based `Pistol King` is unhappy with the Uttar Pradesh government`s ignorance towards his achievements and is mulling migration from the state.

Malaysia badminton coach sidelined after poor Commonwealth Games

Malaysia badminton coach Rashid Sidek has paid the price for a poor Commonwealth Games showing after he was excluded from the travelling party for the world championships in Denmark later this month and also looks set to miss out on the 2016 Olympics.

CWG 2014: Haryana govt raises cash award for medal winners

The Haryana government today increased the cash award for the medal winners of Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, besides appointing shooter Anisa Sayyed for the post of Assistant Director in the Sports Department of the State.

Back with a bang, Kumari Deepika now eyeing Archery World Cup Final berth

Having pocketed the recurve women`s top seed at the Archery World Cup last-stage, ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari is now eyeing a last-gasp berth into the World Cup Final where she has three silver medals.

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.

Telangana govt plans `sports city` around Hyderabad

The Telangana government plans to develop a `sports city` around the state capital which would host top level tournaments and help in training sports persons, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said here on Wednesday.

India edge out Bangladesh 2-1 in hockey series opener

Riding its fine form after bagging a silver in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the Indian men`s hockey team edged out Bangladesh 2-1 in the opening Test of the three-match series that started today in Dhaka as part of the Asian Games tune-up.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CWG 2014: Winning gold is dream coming true, says Dipika Pallikal

Squash Doubles gold winner Dipika Pallikal today said that Joshna Chinappa and she went to the Commonwealth Games with a goal of winning medals and to achieve the target was a dream come true.

Need to have physios, doctors during tournaments: Amit Kumar Dahiya

Indian wrestlers returned home from the Commonwealth Games with a rich haul of 13 medals, an achievement that became more creditable today after it was revealed by gold medallist Amit Kumar that they accomplished the feat without the assistance of any physios or doctors.

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.

Exceeded my own expectations at CWG: Sarita Devi

Woman boxer Sarita Devi today said she exceeded her own expectations by winning a silver medal in the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as she had made a comeback to the sport after a gap of two years.

Kashyap, Sindhu, Guru return home to hero`s welcome

Having made the country proud by winning medals in the Commonwealth Games, shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, P V Sindhu and R M V Gurusai Dutt today returned to their hometown here to a heroic welcome.

PNG weightlifter cleared of toilet sex assault

A Commonwealth Games weightlifter from Papua New Guinea was on Tuesday cleared of sexually assaulting a man in a Glasgow supermarket toilet.

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.

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.