Praises heaped on volunteers, athletes after `fantastic` Commonwealth Games

Praises have reportedly been heaped on the people of Glasgow, as well as volunteers, crowds and athletes after a `fantastic` 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Kylie Minogue sparkles in glittering CWG closing ceremony

Pop star Kylie Minogue was the star performer in a glittering closing ceremony as curtains came down on the 20th Commonwealth Games where India finished a creditable fifth with 64 medals even as a couple of officials embarrassed the contingent by their antics.

Usain Bolt targets 200m after Glasgow 2014

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt says he wants to concentrate on smashing the 19-second barrier for the 200 metres following his cameo appearance in the Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow revels in Usain Bolt`s buzz and warm glow

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just `Friendly` as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event.

England top medals tally as 2014 Commonwealth Games end

England triumphed in the Commonwealth Games medals table for the first time in 28 years on Sunday, but there were final day consolations for former top dog Australia with wins in men`s hockey and netball.

CWG 14: Australia gain netball revenge on New Zealand

Australia gained revenge on New Zealand by beating the defending champions 58-40 in a comfortable netball final victory at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

IOA Secretary General, wrestling referee arrested in Glasgow

The Indian contingent at the ongoing Commonwealth Games was today left thoroughly embarrassed after IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and an unattached wrestling referee, Virender Malik, were arrested on different charges

CWG 2014: Sarbananda Sonowal assures stern action if charges against officials true

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said if the charges against IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and an unattached wrestling referee Virender Malik turn out to be true, stern action would be taken against the two officials.

Parupalli Kashyap awarded Rs.25 lakh by BAI

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Sunday announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners -- Parupalli Kashyap, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt -- at the Commonwealth Games.

We conceded penalty corners due to silly mistakes: Sardar Singh

Captain Sardar Singh today said that his side conceded penalty corners through silly mistakes and that has cost the final for India which they lost 0-4 to Australia in men`s hockey gold medal match of the Commonwealth Games here on Sunday.

Parupalli Kashyap wins gold, Jwala-Ashwini settle for silver at CWG

Parupalli Kashyap etched his name firmly in the history books by becoming the first Indian male shuttler in 32 years to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, but women`s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had to settle for a silver, here on Sunday.

Winning gold is like a dream: Parupalli Kashyap

Elated at becoming the first Indian male shuttler to win a gold at the Commonwealth Games in 32 years, Parupalli Kashyap today said his childhood dream of bagging a yellow metal for the country has finally come true.

CWG 2014: India lose to Australia 0-4, settle for silver in men`s hockey

India`s quest for a Commonwealth Games hockey gold remained unfulfilled as they went down tamely 0-4 to title holders and world champions Australia in the final at the National Hockey Centre, here on Sunday.

CWG 2014: Parupalli Kashyap wins gold in men`s singles badminton after 32 years

Parupalli Kashyap today etched his name firmly in the history books by becoming the first Indian male shuttler in 32 years to win a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games here on Sunday.

Glasgow organisers hail `stand-out` Friendly Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow were hailed Sunday as a "stand-out" event by organisers who insisted the movement, comprising largely former British colonies, was well and truly alive.

CWG 2014: Lizzie Armitstead gets more gold for England

Lizzie Armitstead struck further gold for England in the women`s cycling road race as the final day of Glasgow`s Commonwealth Games got underway on Sunday.

CWG medal a birthday present for son, says doting dad Vijender

A swollen face, a ligament injury in the left hand and a terribly groggy throat courtesy a bout of flu -- Vijender Singh fought through all this to get a near-perfect birthday present for his son -- a Commonwealth Games silver medal.

CWG 2014 closing: Seema Punia named India`s flag-bearer

Woman discus thrower Seema Punia, who won a silver for India at the 20th Commonwealth Games, will be the flag-bearer for the country during its closing ceremony.

History-making Nicola Adams targets second Olmpic gold

Nicola Adams has set her sights on defending her Olympic title at Rio in 2016 after winning a controversial gold in the historic women`s Commonwealth flyweight final on Saturday.

Joshana/Dipika win gold, give India first squash medal in CWG

Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal combined brilliantly to clinch gold in the womens doubles final and give India their first squash medal in the Commonwealth Games after the pair outplayed Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro of England here on Saturday.