As L Sarita Devi awaits "strict punishment" for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal after a controversial loss, the veteran has found support from the biggest name in Indian boxing, Vijender Singh, who feels the world body should review its officials' conduct instead of banning her.
Day 4 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games has 24 gold medals to win with athletics competitions commencing. After a productive day 3, India will continue the medal hunt in events as varied as badminton, shooting, table tennis and weightlifting.
Day 3 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games will feature 15 sports with events with 30 gold medals at stake. Indian athletes will feature in nine sports – badminton, boxing, cycling, hockey, judo, lawn bowls, shooting, table tennis and weightlifting.
Dipika Pallikal had long back taken the chill pill for the fever that forced her out of the the home Commonwealth Games and fours years on, India`s top squash player is looking ahead to the Games in Glasgow, where she is aiming for medals in all three categories.
Keen to make an impression a year after her doping ban ended in July 2013, India`s premier athlete Ashwini Akkunji is eyeing a medal in the individual 400 meter hurdle at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
The gold, silver and bronze medals in Sochi are not the only glittering prizes on offer. For avid collectors, pins specially made for each Games offer a great opportunity to meet, trade and build bridges between cultures.
The Delhi HC issued
notices to the Centre and city Police Commissioner on a plea
seeking to strip police medal awarded to former IPS officer
Amod Kanth for his role in maintaining law and order during
1984 anti-Sikh riots.
The Centre`s decision to strip
police officers convicted of `moral terpitude` of medals and
awards fuelled a demand by an ex-woman IAS officer today that
the Padma Shri award be taken back from KPS Gill.
Taking note of media reports on the auction of a gallantry medal awarded by Britain to an Indian soldier in 1946, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to file a reply on the matter.