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  • Rajapaksa to be Guest of Honour at CWG closing ceremony

    Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be the Guest of Honour during the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi on Thursday. “President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been invited to attend, as the Guest of Honour, the closing ceremony on 14th October of the Commonwealth Games that are at present underway in New Delhi,” a […]

    India create new record while second dope scandal hits Games

    The shooting range provided India with a record 31st gold in the Commonwealth Games when Heena Sidhu and Annu Raj Singh triumphed in the women’s 10m air pistol pairs event even as a second dope scandal in as many days came to light to take grab the spotlight. Two silver medals also came India’s way […]

    Nikon Enhances Sports Photography Experience at Commonwealth Games 2010

    New Delhi : Nikon India, the 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation the leaders in imaging technology has set up service centre for Commonwealth Games press photographers. The service centre is located at the Main Press Centre (MPC) at Pragati Maidan. The service centre has become a hub for photographers who can get their cameras serviced […]

    Cyprus wins fifth consecutive Gold in Men’s Skeet Pairs

    Georgios Achilleos (CYP) and Andreas Chasikos (CYP) won Gold in the Men’s Skeet Pairs at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range on Monday. The duo started strongly, with former Gold medalist Achilleos marking a perfect 25 in the first round. Commonwealth Games debutant Chasikos followed his more experienced teammate, scoring 23 in the first round. The […]

    Tendulkar, Vijay bat through the 2nd session

    Murali Vijay struck his maiden Test century after Sachin Tendulkar completed his 49th as India continued to frustrate Australia by reaching 314 for two at tea on the third day of the second match, in Bangalore on Monday. After ensuring that Australia go wicket-less in the opening session, the duo batted through the second session […]

    Tejaswini, Kumari bag bronze in 50m rifle prone

    Women rifle shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Meena Kumari grabbed the bronze in the women’s 50 metres rifle prone event after logging one point less than the gold and silver medalists in the Commonwealth Games which was rocked by its first dope scandal on Monday. World champion Tejaswini and her partner combined forces to aggregate 1168 […]

    India create history in athletics

    India on Monday created history by breaking the 52-year-old Commonwealth Games gold medal jinx with Krishna Poonia winning the yellow metal in women’s discus throw to become the first woman from the country to win a Commowealth Games gold. India swept the event with Harwant Kaur and national record holder Seema Antil also winning the […]

    Vijender loses due to warnings, team lodges protest

    Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender Singh (75kg) crashed out due to a couple of controversial warnings in his semifinals, prompting an angry Indian team to lodge a protest, even as Suranjoy Singh (52kg) and Manoj Kumar (64kg) made their way to the finals with contrasting wins in the Commonwealth Games’ boxing competition on Monday. Although India is […]

    Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals scrapped from IPL-IV

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India  (BCCI) has terminated Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab from the Indian Premier League on alleged breach of franchise agreement by them. BCCI has also issued notice to the newly-inducted Kochi team asking them to resolve all their internal disputes within 10 days. As a result of […]

    Saina and Co. in quarterfinals in badminton

    Title favourite Saina Nehwal stormed into the quarterfinals as Indian shuttlers continued their winning run in the badminton individual events in the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on Monday. Top seed Saina spanked Nigerian Caroline Black 21-0 21-2, while Aditi beat Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland 21-11 21-17 in 24 minutes in women’s singles. Sixth seed […]