CWG: Australia beat India by 9 runs to win maiden gold in women’s cricket

World champions Australia beat India by nine runs in a thriller to win the gold medal in the women’s cricket event at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Batting first, Australia scored 161 for 8 in 20 overs with Beth Mooney scoring 61 off 41 balls while Renuka Singh taking … Read more

CWG 2022: Indian men beat South Africa 3-2 to enter hockey finals

Olympic bronze medallist India eked out a hard-fought 3-2 win over South Africa to qualify for the men’s hockey final of the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Abhishek (20th minute), Mandeep Singh (28th) and Jugraj Singh (58th) scored for India, while South Africa’s goals came from the sticks of … Read more

CWG 2022: Bhavina Patel wins gold, Sonalben bags bronze in para TT

Star Indian para table tennis player Bhavina Patel won a gold medal in the women’s singles class 3-5 at the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. The 35-year-old from Gujarat, who had won a silver at Tokyo Paralympics, prevailed 12-10 11-2 11-9 over Nigeria’s Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi to cap off … Read more

CWG: Kamal assures India of two more medals, Manika to return empty-handed

Star paddler Sharath Kamal continued his sensational run to reach the finals of both the men’s and mixed doubles events and assure India of at least two more medals at the Commonwealth Games, here on Saturday. Sharath first paired up with G Sathiyan to beat the Australian pair of … Read more

Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat in line for CWG gold, Ravi Dahiya eases into final

Putting aside the mental and physical struggles that pegged her back, an intimidating Vinesh Phogat pounced on her rivals to put herself in line for a hat-trick of CWG gold medals while the formidable Ravi Dahiya too cruised into the final, here on Saturday. In what was expected to … Read more

Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat pounces CWG gold, Ravi Dahiya wins yellow metal

Putting aside the mental and physical struggles that pegged her back, an intimidating Vinesh Phogat pounced on her rivals to complete a hat-trick of CWG gold medals while Ravi Dahiya too went unchallenged in his gold-winning show, here on Saturday. Vinesh became the first Indian woman wrestler to win … Read more

CWG 2022: India bags historic gold in women’s four lawn bowl event

The India lawn bowls team bagged a historic gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday, a day after getting the country hooked to the rarely-followed game with their inspiring show. The Indian quartet of Lovely Choubey (lead), Pinki (second), Nayanmoni Saikia (third) and Rupa Rani Tirkey (slip) beat … Read more

CWG 2022: Weightlifter Vikas Thakur strikes silver for India in men’s 96 kg

Indian heavyweight lifter Vikas Thakur added yet another Commonwealth Games medal to his kitty, winning a silver in the men’s 96kg here on Tuesday. The seasoned Thakur lifted a total of 346kg (155kg+191kg) to finish second and claim his third CWG medal across three editions. It was Thakur’s … Read more

Our Yuva Shakti creating history: PM after Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins CWG gold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga for winning the gold medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games and said he has brought immense pride and glory at a young age. The 19-year-old weightlifter smashed two Games records on his way to a sensational gold medal win at the Birmingham … Read more

Boxing at CWG: Nikhat Zareen storms into QFs, Shiva Thapa crashes out

World champion Nikhat Zareen sailed into the women’s 50kg quarterfinals but it was curtains for Shiva Thapa as he crashed out of the men’s 63.5kg round of 16 boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games here on Sunday. While Zareen knocked out Helena Ismael Bagao of Mozambique to storm into … Read more