2018 Commonwealth Games

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna Award after being cleared of doping charge

Chanu had won back-to-back gold medals in the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 48kg and 53kg categories respectively.

Jun 25, 2020, 17:45 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast, Day 6 medals tally: India bags one more Gold, eleventh overall, check the latest figures

On the Day 6 of the 21st edition of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Australia's Gold Coast, India bagged one more Gold - its eleventh overall - and ranks third in the overall medals tally with Australia on top on Tuesday. 

Apr 10, 2018, 06:17 AM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018: Marriage on cards for Gold medal winner Sathish Sivalingam

The parents of Sathish Kumar Sivalingam who defended his Commonwealth Games title successfully on Saturday at Gold Coast, Australia were tension free now.

Apr 07, 2018, 11:15 AM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018: Swimmer Srihari enters men's 50m backstroke semis

 Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj entered the semi-finals of men's 50-metre backstroke event at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast on Saturday.

Apr 07, 2018, 09:24 AM IST

India's CWG 2018 Schedule on Day 1 at Gold Coast

The Indian contingent has been an improved one and packs a lot of promise. It will be expected of them to better their medal count compared to the Glasgow Games.

Apr 04, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

CWG 2018: Jwala Gutta questions Saina Nehwal's displeasure

Gutta took to twitter and said her family paid for travel tickets and stayed in hotels during her foreign assignments.

Apr 04, 2018, 17:29 PM IST

India's Malaysian badminton coach expects final against his country

India will be up against Sri Lanka and Pakistan in their preliminary clashes tomorrow and Kim Her doesn't see any trouble for his formidable side which boasts of stars such as Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth.

Apr 04, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

Olympic champion Adam Peaty to give 200m breaststroke a miss at CWG

Olympic breaststroke champion Adam Peaty has chosen not to race in Thursday`s 200 metres at the Commonwealth Games to focus on his specialist 100 and 50m events. The 23-year-old Englishman, who broke his own world record en route to winning 100m Olympic gold in Rio two years ago, defends his Commonwealth title in the 100m on Friday at the Gold Coast meet.

Apr 04, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

Commonwealth Games hit by indecent assault case

Mauritian media said chef de mission Kaysee Teeroovengadum had been accused of the offence and had stepped down, but that he remained in Gold Coast, the Games' host city.

Apr 04, 2018, 10:20 AM IST

Meet Tereapii Tapoki, the Cook Islands athlete who trained for shot put by hurling coconuts

Tapoki, who previously competed at the 2004 Athens Olympics and 2008 Beijing Games, will contest both the discus and shot put at the Commonwealth Games.

Apr 04, 2018, 10:07 AM IST

Printing gaffe sees England part of Africa in Commonwealth Games

The A$10 ($7.70) programme, being sold at newsagents and merchandise tents around the balmy Queensland resort, has England`s population listed at just over two million and their first Commonwealth Games appearance in 1970.

Apr 04, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

India at CWG: Gymnast Pranati wants to emulate Dipa Karmakar in Gold Coast

A three-member women's artistic contingent led by Aruna Reddy hopes to fill in the void created by Dipa, who could not get fit in time for the Games.

Mar 30, 2018, 14:22 PM IST

Sushil Kumar's name added to the CWG entry list

Earlier, Sushil's name was surprisingly missing from the list of entry released by the tournament organisers on the official website, just five days ahead of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

Mar 30, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Sushil Kumar's name missing from 2018 CWG entry list

The official list of entries for the men`s freestyle 74kg wrestling category, uploaded on the CWG 2018 website does not mention the name of Sushil among other 15 wrestlers participating in the event.

Mar 30, 2018, 11:06 AM IST

We go to CWG as clear favourites in badminton, says Aparna Popat

India have one of the strongest teams with shuttlers such as Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth among others.

Mar 29, 2018, 19:08 PM IST

India at CWG: Sharath Kamal wants to break CWG jinx against England

India had won five medals in table tennis - comprising one gold, one silver and the rest bronze - in the Delhi Games.

Mar 28, 2018, 20:06 PM IST

India at CWG: Saina Nehwal eyes best-ever finish for India at Gold Coast Games

Eight summers ago, a 20-year-old Saina stood on the podium with the gold medal around her neck on the final day to not only become the first Indian woman to achieve the feat but also take the country to the second position ahead of England with a gold count of 38 in the overall medal's tally.

Mar 28, 2018, 15:35 PM IST

HIL confidence can help India break the Australia code in CWG: Zafar Iqbal

India were hammered 0-8 by Australia in the 2010 CWG finals, and lost 0-4 to them in the 2014 Glasgow Games summit clash. India are a strong medal contender at Gold Coast where the Games will begin on April 4.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:23 PM IST

PV Sindhu survives injury scare before 2018 CWG

The 22-year-old Indian suffered a sprain in her right ankle while practising at the Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad under the watchful eyes of India chief coach Gopichand and assistant coach Mohd. Siyadutallah.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

India at CWG: Dipika Pallikal focused on defending CWG gold despite coach's exit

The acrimonious exit of foreign coach Achraf El Karargui days before the CWG has affected the team's preparations but medal hopefuls Pallikal, Chinappa and Saurav Ghosal remain optimistic of their chances in all three events -- singles, doubles and mixed doubles.

Mar 26, 2018, 13:35 PM IST