Commonwealth Games

Samaresh Jung psychology: Competition necessary for improvement

Samaresh Jung had earned the nickname of ‘Goldfinger’ thanks to his exploits at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, where he was adjudged the best athlete.

published on : 14th February 2019

Olympic mixed doubles medal possible in table tennis: Neha Aggarwal

"It’s possible to win an Olympic medal in mixed doubles," she said on the sidelines of India Future Tycoons.

published on : 11th February 2019

Corrupt will continue to fear me: Narendra Modi

In a 100-minute speech in Lok Sabha, he launched a stinging attack on the Congress, accusing its successive governments of indulging in corruption and harbouring the corrupt.

published on : 7th February 2019

Youngest coach Mohammed Ali Qamar focussed on teamwork in second innings

His career might have come to an abrupt end due to injuries, but his love for boxing remains intact.

published on : 21st January 2019

Shooter Anjum Moudgil focussed on retaining her Olympic quota in 10m air event

Moudgil had won a silver medal to secure quota places for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

published on : 13th January 2019

2018: Peerless Mary Kom and a clutch of wonder girls give India reasons to cheer

Non-cricketing female sportspersons made sure that 2018 was not only about men in blue but also about women who sweat it out equally.

published on : 26th December 2018

Breakthrough 2018 for Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das but familiar dope shame hits Indian athletics

If Neeraj was the cynosure of all eyes, Hima also carved out a slice of history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete to win a gold at the world level.

published on : 22nd December 2018

Working on how to end matches: Sakshi Malik 

The bad form continued at the Asian Games where Sakshi returned empty-handed before suffering a humiliating exit from the World Championship.

published on : 12th December 2018

Once most sought after, Games Village has no takers now

Dealers operating in the capital region also aver that the property is overpriced for the facilities and quality of construction it provides.

published on : 11th December 2018

Commonwealth gold does not make fencer CA Bhavani Devi’s world glitter

Despite being one of India’s most promising fencers, she took part in only eight out of 13 international events this year - due to lack of funds.

published on : 28th November 2018

Commonwealth Games bid a boost for women's cricket

After conducting the Women’s World T20 in the Caribbean as a standalone event, this is seen as a step to popularise the women’s sport.

published on : 27th November 2018

ICC submits women's cricket bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

The bid, which has been made in partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), will see the women's team sport apply to become part of the Commonwealth Games family.

published on : 26th November 2018

India's boxing challenge over with Jyoti Gulia crashing out at Youth Olympics 

Jyoti Gulia was the lone Indian boxer to qualify for the Games owing to her world title and lost in a unanimous 0-5 verdict to the Italian on Monday night.

published on : 16th October 2018

Jwala Gutta speaks of mental harassment, selection bias; calls it her "me too" moment

Jwala Gutta, also a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, reiterated her allegations of being targetted in selection.

published on : 10th October 2018

Injured lifter Sathish Kumar Sivalingam to start training by November

Sivalingam (77kg category) had sustained the injury while attempting 178kg lift in his clean and jerk attempt at the Jakarta Asian Games.

published on : 26th September 2018
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