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  • 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 […]

    Indian swimmers Hari Prasad, Hrutika in finals

    Indian swimmers Hari Prasad Thimmarayappa and Hrutika Parvatayya Shriram qualified for the finals of their respective events at the SP Mukherjee Swimming Stadium in New Delhi on Monday. Hari Prasad finished 12th with 260.70 points in the men’s 3m Springboard preliminary round but still made it to the final. Hrutika also finished 12th with 176.75 […]

    India enter CWG men’s hockey semi-final

    India thrashed arch rivals Pakistan 7-4 in the men’s hockey encounter of the commonwealth Games at Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium in New Delhi on Sunday. Sandeep Singh and Shivendra Singh both scored two goals each for the host team. It has been a terrific start for the India against arch rivals Pakistan in a much […]

    Dope scandal hits Games, as India aim for more medals

    The Commonwealth Games was hit by a dope scandal when Nigerian women’s 100m gold medallist Osayemi Oludamola tested positive for a banned stimulant and was placed under provisional suspension pending a test of her ‘B’ sample. After the absence of any doping cases in the first seven days, competitions on the eighth day of the […]