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2018 CWG

Indians among 200 athletes seeking asylum in Australia after 2018 CWG

The majority of foreigners seeking asylum in Australia were from war-torn African nations such as Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria. However some members of the Indian and Pakistani teams have also remained in Australia.

May 22, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Babita Kumari settles for Silver in women's freestyle 53kg final

Taking India's medal hopes forward, Indian wrestler Babita Kumari on Thursday settled for a Silver in women's 53-kilogram wrestling competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast on Thursday. Babita Kumari lost to Canada's Diana Weicker.

Apr 12, 2018, 12:54 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Harmeet-Pooja ousted; other Indians advance in TT mixed doubles

Harmeet Desai and Pooja Sahasrabudhe lost their round of 32 tie 1-3 (6-11, 6-11, 11-3, 9-11) to Malaysia's Javen Choong and Karen Lyne.

Apr 11, 2018, 15:01 PM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018: World champion Glaetzer eliminated after 'nightmare' blunder

Glaetzer, who claimed the keirin gold on Friday, was inconsolable after committing an "elementary mistake".

Apr 07, 2018, 13:55 PM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018: Cyclist Manjeet fails to qualify for 15km scratch race final

Manjeet finished a disappointing 13th in Heat 2 of the competition with England's Christopher Latham topping the list.

Apr 07, 2018, 13:46 PM IST

CWG 2018: Gymnast Yogeshwar Singh disappoints in All Around final

The 20-year old gymnast from Haryana scored 12.250 in Pommel Horse in the final Rotation.

Apr 07, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018: India storm into badminton mixed team semis

India stormed into the semi-finals of the badminton mixed team event at the 21st Commonwealth Games after thrashing an unfancied Mauritius 3-0 in the quarter-finals at the Carrara Sports Arena here on Saturday.

Apr 07, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018: Sajan Prakash qualifies for 200m butterfly finals

Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash clocked a time of 1 minute and 58.87 seconds to finish fifth in Heat 2.

Apr 07, 2018, 09:47 AM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018: Manipur CM announces cash reward of Rs 15 lakh each for weightlifters Mirabai, Sanjita

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday announced a cash reward of Rs 15 lakh each for lifters Mirabai Chanu and Sanjita Chanu, who claimed gold medals at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Apr 07, 2018, 09:09 AM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018: India thrash Malaysia 3-0, reach women's Table Tennis semis

Manika Batra started off the proceedings with a comfortable 11-9, 11-7, 11-7 win over Malaysia's Ying Ho in the opening match.

Apr 07, 2018, 08:59 AM 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

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

Seema Punia eyes a perfect end to CWG career

Seema has been the most decorated Indian track and field athlete in the Commonwealth Games history, delivering a medal each time she has represented the country in the quadrennial event. 

Mar 21, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

Delhi high-jumper Tejaswin Shankar breaks own record on way to national record, qualifies for 2018 CWG

The 19-year-old Shankar sailed over the bar at 2.28m to marginally improve his own national mark of 2.26m which he achieved in Coimbatore in 2016 during the Junior National Championships.

Mar 07, 2018, 21:19 PM IST

IOA writes to CGF to include Sakina Khatun in India's CWG squad

The powerlifter had threatened to commit suicide if not selected.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:44 PM IST

Sakshi, Babita named in Indian women wrestling team for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Apart from Sakshi (62kg) and Babita (54kg), other wrestlers who booked their berths are Vinesh Phogat (50kg), Pooja Dhanda (57kg), Divya Karan (68 kg) and Kiran (76kg).

Dec 30, 2017, 18:58 PM IST