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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 24

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 35

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 43

17 April, 2018 3:55 PM CWG 2018: Now IOA says it supports Vikram Sisodia appealing against CGF reprimand

New Delhi: Days after saying that triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race walker KT Irfan will be liable to sanctions for breaching CWG's 'no needle policy', the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday said it supports officials who had appealed against the CGF Court decision to oust the two athletes from the Games Village in Gold Coast. Rakesh Babu and Irfan 47

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 47

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 3:53 AM Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 11 Medals Tally, Gold Coast – updates

t's the final day of the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast. Saina Nehwal won the first Gold for India on Sunday after a nail-biter match defeating her compatriot PV Sindhu in the Badminton finals. India now stands strong at the third spot with 26 Gold, 19 Silver and 20 Bronze medals, an overall count of 65 medals. In Table Tennis, Achanta Sharath 61

15 April, 2018 1:24 AM Commonwealth Games 2018: Saina Nehwal Beats PV Sindhu To Win Women's Singles Gold

India's top badminton stars set up the much-anticipated women's singles summit clash at the Commonwealth Games in which Saina Nehwal defeated PV Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 to win the gold, while her 22-year-old opponent took home the silver on Sunday. The 28-year-old also became the first Indian badminton star to win two Commonwealth Games gold medals. Both Saina 48

14 April, 2018 11:31 AM CWG: Boxer Vikas Krishan clinches gold medal in 75kg

Boxer Vikas Krishan clinced gold medal in the men’s 75kg category at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday. Vikas, a former Asian Games gold-medallist and world bronze-medallist, pummelled Cameroon’s Dieudonne Wilfried Ntsengue to claim the third gold for India. The technically superior Indian stuck to his usual tactic of taking slow control 29