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2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Day 8: Live Blog

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Day 8: Live Blog

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 16:16

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 8 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Boxing chiefs to probe headguard scrapping after Commonwealth Games

Boxing chiefs to probe headguard scrapping after Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:04

The International Boxing Association says it will carry out a detailed study of the impact of scrapping headguards for amateur contests following the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games.

Aus pole vault champ Steve Hooker`s wife banned for two years for using drugs

Aus pole vault champ Steve Hooker`s wife banned for two years for using drugs

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 11:21

Australian pole vault champion Steve Hooker`s wife, Russian 1500m runner Ekaterina Kostetskaya, has been banned from the Commonwealth Games for two years after being charged with using drugs.

India`s schedule on Day 8 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

India`s schedule on Day 8 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:54

Day 8 of the XX Commonwealth Games will have 25 gold medals at stake. For India, the four gold medals available in wrestling will be of huge importance as there are hardly any other sporting events where the subcontinental giants can hope to win medals. And leading the charge will be Yogeshwar Dutt.

Five Indian boxers reach Commonwealth Games semi-finals

Five Indian boxers reach Commonwealth Games semi-finals

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 08:16

Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi, Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh reached the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday.

Commonwealth Games: Olympic champions David Rudisha, Sally Pearson take centre stage

Commonwealth Games: Olympic champions David Rudisha, Sally Pearson take centre stage

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 08:10

Olympic champions David Rudisha and Sally Pearson take centre stage at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday where seven medals are up for grabs on the fifth day of track and field.

Notice to Hindu College over sports, extra-curricular quota

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:16

The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Hindu College on a plea by an admission seeker against scrapping of the five percent quota for admission to undergraduate courses for sportspersons and for extra-curricular activities (ECA).

Scrapping of quota; HC seeks response from DU`s Hindu College

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 19:29

The Delhi High Court sought a response from the Hindu College on scrapping of 5% quota in admissions in undergraduate courses for candidates under the category of excellence in sports and other extra-curricular activities.

India schedule on Day 4 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 13:07

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.

India schedule on Day 3 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 13:28

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.

Sahara Force India happy to retain drivers, says Vijay Mallya

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:04

Force India are happy with their current pairing of Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez and see no need to replace either driver next season, the Formula One team`s owner Vijay Mallya said on Friday.

Rahul Dravid, Abhinav Bindra and Gopichand to select Olympic medal hopes

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:37

With an aim to increase India`s medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others.