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25 April, 2018 1:21 PM Haryana Government cancels award function for CWG medallists after prize money furore

Chandigarh: 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. The function was to be held in Panchkula on Thursday but athletes 25

24 April, 2018 7:22 AM Shahzar Rivzi's silver opens India's account at ISSF World Cup

Shahzar Rizvi clinched India's first medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup, winning a silver in the 10m air pistol event. Rizvi, who had won the gold medal in his first appearance in the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico in March, fell short by just 0.2 points this time. He bagged the silver medal in the intriguing contest, scoring 239.8.  Changwon 37

21 April, 2018 1:58 PM Shooters set sights on World Cup

Chance for Manu and Anish to gauge their prowess The cream of Indian shooters, fresh from their efforts in the Commonwealth Games, will now set their sights on the season’s second World Cup starting here on Sunday. For Ravi Kumar, Deepak Kumar, Mehuli Ghosh, Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela, it will be a chance to give a strong start for India in the air rifle 36

20 April, 2018 2:49 PM BBC apologises for mixing up PM Modi with Sri Lankan President

The BBC today apologised for mistakenly referring to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a live news broadcast of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) last night. The Sri Lankan President was seen disembarking from his car at the entrance of Buckingham Palace to join the other heads of government 42

18 April, 2018 6:37 AM Sathiyan strikes big on debut

Returns with a gold, silver and bronze in the Commonwealth Games 2018. Returning with a medal of every hue following his Commonwealth Games debut, G. Sathiyan has more reasons to be happy than any other Indian medallist. A team gold, men’s doubles silver (with Sharath Kamal) and mixed doubles’ bronze (Manika Batra) were in keeping with Sathiyan’s newly-found 37

17 April, 2018 5:10 PM CWG 2018: Gold medallists relive their success stories

Jitu, Heena and Tejaswini say their performance was a result of hard work and determination Jitu Rai was the only shooter who was able to follow up on his gold from the last Commonwealth Games (CWG), with one more in Gold Coast. “I am happy with the gold in air pistol this time. Last time, I did not get to shoot air pistol and got the gold in free pistol 44

17 April, 2018 3:55 PM CWG medal a huge boost for me, says shooter Mehuli Ghosh

New Delhi: 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. The 17-year-old Kolkata girl had surpassed defending champion Apurvi Chandela in the last few moments of the women's 10 metre air rifle event of the 2018 CWG but missed 48

15 April, 2018 2:53 PM Rathore promises to build on CWG gains

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore today lauded the Indian athletes' performance at the Commonwealth Games and promised to build on the success in Gold Coast keeping the 2024 and 2028 Olympics in mind. India finished third in the medals tally, courtesy 66 medals including 26 gold, 20 silver and as many bronze. "The intensity and passion shown by the athletes 70

15 April, 2018 1:29 PM CWG 2018: Haryana Government To Give 1.5 Crore To Gold Winners From State

CWG gold medal winners, hailing from Haryana, will get Rs 1.5 crore from the state government, sports minister Anil Vij announced on Sunday. Vij congratulated athletes from Haryana for winning 22 medals including nine gold, six silver and seven bronze. Every silver medallist will get Rs 75 lakh while the bronze medal winners will be given a cash award 41

15 April, 2018 4:37 AM Defending champs Pallikal-Chinappa settle for women’s doubles silver

India ended their Commonwealth Games campaign in squash with two silver medals after Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa went down fighting in the women’s doubles final here today. Pallikal and Chinappa, who had won a historic gold in Glasgow Games four years ago, fell short against the New Zealand combine of Joelle King and Amanda-Landers Murphy losing 31