Commonwealth Games

Usain Bolt breaks 10 seconds under roof in Warsaw

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt broke 10 seconds for the first time this season when he won a 100 metres race under a closed roof at the National Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday.

Aug 24, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

Adam Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke world record at European Championships

Great Britain`s Adam Peaty set a new world record of 26.62sec in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships before revealing he hated swimming when he was a child.

Aug 23, 2014, 10:24 AM IST

Montsho`s positive dope test confirmed by Games federation

Former world 400 metres champion Amantle Montsho`s positive dope test at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow was on Friday confirmed by the Games Federation (CGF).

Aug 22, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

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.

Aug 22, 2014, 16:44 PM IST

Working on my loopholes, medals not on mind right now: Lajja Gauswami

Her plan to make a camouflaged entry into her native state Gujarat was put to rest when a crowd flocked in hordes to greet Lajja Gauswami at the airport and the Commonwealth Games medallist, in hindsight, is only "happy" about the "positive" developments around shooting.

Aug 21, 2014, 16:23 PM IST

High hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya aims Asian Games medal

Back in form with a national record-equalling performance after a "horror show" in the Commonwealth Games, high hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya feels he stands a bright chance of winning a medal in the upcoming Asian Games.

Aug 21, 2014, 14:57 PM IST

I will leave boxing after 2016 Olympics, announces Sarita Devi

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sarita Devi plans to hang up her boxing gloves after the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio De Janeiro and said that she will certainly work towards an Olympic medal.

Aug 20, 2014, 21:06 PM IST

Shooting well, hope to win Olympic quota in Spain: Gurpal Singh

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Gurpal Singh is confident of cashing in on the momentum and earning a 2016 Olympic quota place in the upcoming World Championships in Granada, Spain.

Aug 20, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

CWG medallist Shreyashi hurt by cold shoulder from Bihar government

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shreyasi Singh on Monday expressed pain over Bihar government`s "dry approach" towards her achievement by not honouring her.

Aug 18, 2014, 20:31 PM IST

Malaysian gymnast flips out after Asian Games snub

Malaysian gymnast Mohd Hamzaruddin Nordin has hit out at the sport`s national governing body after they opted not to send any male athletes to next month`s Asian Games after a poor showing at the Commonwealth Games.

Aug 17, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

Telangana Government bonanza for Commonwealth Games medallists

There was a bonanza for several sportspersons here Friday with the Telangana Government presenting cash awards to players like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Gagan Narang for bringing laurels to the country and the state in events such as Commonwealth Games.

Aug 16, 2014, 08:46 AM IST

Indian Women recurve team ranked No 3 in FITA world ranking

Buoyed by their gold medal win in the Archery World Cup Stage IV, Indian women`s recurve team has climbed four places to be at number three position in FITA world rankings.

Aug 14, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

AP CM felicitates CWG medal-winner Matsa Santoshi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday presented a cheque of Rs 7.5 lakh to Matsa Santoshi, who won a bronze medal in weightlifting in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games.

Aug 11, 2014, 21:04 PM IST

Mahavir Phogat overlooked for Dronacharya Award again

Despite training three Commonwealth Games gold medallists, women`s wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat has been ignored for the Dronacharya Award for the third consecutive year.

Aug 11, 2014, 19:59 PM IST

We had 16 buyers for 8 kabaddi teams: World Kabaddi League Commissioner Pargat Singh

Kabaddi may not compare to cricket in the glamour quotient but when it came to finding buyers for the eight franchises of the recently-launched World Kabaddi League, the organisers had 16 bidders to choose from, says the event`s commissioner and former hockey player Pargat Singh.

Aug 11, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

Ugandan rugby athletes missing in Scotland

The Ugandan government is investigating the disappearance of two rugby players at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

Aug 10, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

Oil Minister felicitates Commonwealth medal winners

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today felicitated the medal winners of Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, who are employees of oil PSUs.

Aug 08, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar attends SAI felicitation function amidst controversy

Even as a controversy raged in the Rajya Sabha over his low attendance, batting great Sachin Tendulkar today attended a function at Vigyan Bhawan here to give away awards to the medal winners of the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Aug 08, 2014, 19:52 PM IST

Mary Kom angry after postponement of Asian Games boxing trial

The postponement of the boxing trials for the Asian Games has left Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom fuming as she termed this last-minute schedule change as highly "unprofessional" on the part of the organisers.

Aug 08, 2014, 19:01 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2014, 16:26 PM IST