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23 August, 2018 6:45 AM Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Natraj advance to finals with new national records

JAKARTA: Virdhawal Khade and Srihari Natraj created new national records to qualify for the finals of the 50m butterfly and 200m backstroke events at the Asian Games, here on Thursday. Khade clocked 24.09sec to top Heat 2 and was placed fifth overall. The effort was better than his own nine-year-old national record which was set with a time of 24.14 at the Asian 119

17 August, 2018 10:03 AM Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar Ready To Show Class On Asiad Return

Wrestler Sushil Kumar bagged a bronze medal in the 2006 Doha Asian Games but missed the last two events at Guangzhou and Incheon. The former world champion, who will contest in 74kg freestyle category at the Asiad, has gone through several training sessions in the run up to the 18th Asian Games since May. His training has been mostly in India but trips 66

22 May, 2018 10:32 AM Indians among 200 athletes seeking asylum in Australia after 2018 CWG

Canberra: More than 200 Commonwealth Games athletes and officials who participated in the event in Gold Coast last month remained in Australia after applying for refugee visas, with another 50 staying in the country illegally. The figures were revealed by Immigration Department officials to a Senate committee hearing on Monday night, reports Xinhua 107

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 58

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 78

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 64

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 65

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 132

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 68

14 April, 2018 6:14 AM CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win gold in javelin throw

Neeraj Chopra on Saturday became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, with a season’s best effort of 86.47m in the final. The 20-year-old junior world champion had made the final after achieving the qualifying mark in his very first throw on Friday. Neeraj was favourite for gold after his 85.94m throw last month 56