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  • CWG: 18 Gold medals to be decided todayCWG

    On the second day of competitions in the Commonwealth Games today, 18 Gold medals will be decided.Five of the Gold medals will come from Swimming. Shooting will give four. Cycling races and Wrestling will each account for three medals. Weightlifting will offer two Gold medals, while Artistic Gymnastics one.

    Arti gives India winning start in swimming

    Indian swimmer Arti Bajarang Ghorpade launched the first event of the Commonwealth Games on Monday with a home win in the opening heat of the women’s 200m freestyle. The 19-year-old easily won the first race of the swimming programme, beating two other swimmers in 2:12.20, but her time in the four-length event was well off […]

    CWG: India bags four medals on Day-1

    India’s medal hunt in the Commonwealth Games began with weightlifters bagging 2 silver and 2 bronze. On the first day, Games power house Australia has bagged 4 gold medals to lead the table. South Africa, Canada, Malaysia and Nigeria have won one gold each. India had mixed fortunes as the hosts recorded impressive wins in […]

    Women lifters give India first two medals

    Women lifters Soniya Chanu and Sandhya Rani Devi provided the Commonwealth Games hosts their first two medals on the first day of competitions while their men’s freestyle quartet made history by reaching the final in swimming. Chanu, favourite for the 48 kg gold medal, settled for silver by clearing 167 kg which was eight kg […]

    Indian men finished 11th at Chess Olympiad

    In the 39th edition of the Chess Olympiad, Indian men have finished 11th. In the Eleventh and final round at Khanty Mansiysk in Russia, the men defeated Georgia by two and a half points to one and a half point in the 11th and final round. The Indians finished joint 11th and 18th overall after […]

    Deora, Sharma announce cash rewards for Indian medal winners in CWG

    Petroleum minister Murli Deora and Commerce minister Anand Sharma separately announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners in the Commonwealth Games. Mr Deora announced 10 lakh rupees for winners of gold medals, seven lakh fifty thousand rupees for silver medalists and 5 lakh rupees for bronze medal winners. The decision to this effect was taken […]

    Indian women paddlers beat Sri Lanka 3-0

    Indian women paddlers started their campaign in the Commonwealth Games on a resounding note by blanking Sri Lanka 3-0 in Group D team competition at the Yamuna Sports complex on Monday. Mouma Das started the host country’s domination as she thrashed Ishara Madurangi Darshika 11-4 11-5 11-4 before Shamini Kumareshan put India 2-0 in front […]

    Atwal ends tied 29th in Viking Classic

    Indian golfer Arjun Atwal floundered in the final round to card a disastrous five-over 77 and sign off tied 29th in the Viking Classic . The Orlando-based golfer, who was playing in his first tournament since winning the Wyndham Championships a month ago, was tied sixth overnight but let it slip in the final round […]

    Bopanna gives India a winning start in CWG tennis

    India were off to a perfect start in the tennis event of Commonwealth Games with Rohan Bopanna demolishing Robert Buyinza of Uganda in straight sets in the men’s singles event in New Delhi on Monday. Bopanna was too good for a player, who has just one ranking point in the ATP charts, as he completed […]

    India ready to host successful Games: Kalmadi, Fennell

    Despite the controversies, delays and challenges in the run-up to the Commonwealth Games, India had risen to the occasion and is set to deliver a successful Games, both CGF chief Mike Fennell and Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi said. Kalmadi, who is also Indian Olympic Association president, also thanked then Prime Minister Atal Behari […]