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CWG 2018

Neeraj Chopra finishes 6th in Eugene leg of Diamond League

Top Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra finished sixth in the Diamond League Series third leg with a below-par effort of 80.81m.

May 26, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

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

I have to work on my consistency, says shooter Heena Sidhu

Boosted by her gold and silver medal-winning performances at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, pistol ace Heena Sidhu is confident of doing well in the upcoming ISSF World Cup in Munich but said she needs to work on her consistency.

May 07, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

Asian Games will be tougher than CWG, says javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra

The Commonwealth Games gold has given him the confidence and star javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra is now aiming to grab another yellow metal at the coming Asian Games, which he admitted will be tougher than the Gold Coast CWG.

May 02, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

Exclusive: Sjoerd Marijne keeps his job with Hockey India, says David John

 Hockey India's High Performance Director, David John, on Saturday told Zee Media that Sjoerd Marijne's job as the chief coach of India's men's hockey team is safe. However, the findings of a review meeting of the team's performance at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Australia will be made official only on Tuesday.  

Apr 28, 2018, 20:42 PM IST

Haryana Government cancels award function for CWG medallists after prize money furore

The Haryana government on Wednesday cancelled the felicitation function for the state's Commonwealth Games (CWG) medal winners after being threatened with a boycott by top athletes, such as wrestler Vinesh Phogat and javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra, over a proposed cut in prize money.

Apr 25, 2018, 18:05 PM IST

Sjoerd Marijne under Hockey India scanner after medal-less CWG campaign

The Indian men's hockey team's medal-less and rudder-less Commonwealth Games performance has brought chief coach Sjoerd Marijne under the scanner with Hockey India scheduling a performance review meeting later this week.

Apr 24, 2018, 19:23 PM IST

After CWG silver, Satwik-Chirag now eye Thomas Cup gold

The duo is first from India to win the men's doubles silver at a Commonwealth Games.

Apr 23, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

CWG star Mirabai Chanu sought career in archery before weightlifting

As a 13-year-old girl from a poor family at the nondescript Nongpok Kakching village, 20km from Manipur's capital Imphal, Mirabai decided early in her life that she would earn fame as a sportsperson. 

Apr 23, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth thanks Sachin Tendulkar for motivating him

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Kidambi Srikanth met iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday to feel extremely privileged and honoured. 

Apr 22, 2018, 20:34 PM IST

Indian hockey team unhappy with coach Sjoerd Marijne's 'selection policy': Sources

After a disappointing end to the CWG, some of the players got together and met the coach telling him that "overly focusing on blooding in youngsters" won't help the team win consistently - sources told Zee Media.

Apr 21, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Indian boxers' US training trip off due to visa troubles again

The Indian boxers' much-delayed training trip to the acclaimed Michael Johnson Centre in the USA has been cancelled for a second time owing to visa problems.

Apr 20, 2018, 22:09 PM IST

CWG star Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna Award

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Friday recommended Manika Batra, the country's only quadruple medallist at the Commonwealth Games, for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

Apr 20, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

Ready to pass on the baton of burden to Manika Batra: Sharath Kamal

Manika was the star of India's successful Commonwealth Games campaign with four medals including double gold in team event and women's singles.

Apr 19, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Want to throw 90m to enhance chances of Olympic medal: Neeraj Chopra

The 20-year-old from Haryana, who clinched the gold at 2016 World Junior Championships, produced a season best of 86.47 metres to claim the yellow metal at Gold Coast to became only the fourth Indian individual in the history of the Games to win a track and field gold. 

Apr 18, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

After CWG silver, boxer Satish now targets Olympic gold

Satish lost by a unanimous 0:5 verdict to Frazer Clarke of England after an extremely hard fought final in which both boxers pushed themselves to the limit.

Apr 18, 2018, 15:02 PM IST

CWG 2018 gold medallist Manu Bhaker trashes reports of being 'insulted'

“Why do journalists go to any extent to create a sensational news? This, I believe, they do when they can’t get a story. Such type of wrong propaganda should be stopped,” said the miffed shooter.

Apr 18, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

PV Sindhu pens inspiring message after Saina Nehwal defeat, vows to continue her quest for excellence

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu penned an inspiring message on Tuesday for her countrymen.

Apr 17, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

CWG medal a huge boost for me, says shooter Mehuli Ghosh

Teenage shooting sensation Mehuli Ghosh reckons that her silver medal at the just-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) is a huge boost as it will help her at future competitions.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:51 PM IST

Indian badminton is not dependent on one or two players now: Pullela Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand on Tuesday hailed the depth Indian badminton has achieved over the years, saying the team is no longer dependent on one or two players.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:20 PM IST