It has been a while since PV Sindhu displaced Saina Nehwal as the reigning queen of badminton in India.
18 Apr 2018
Satwik and Chirag deservedly attract plenty of admirers after becoming India’s first men’s doubles pair to win a medal in a multi-discipline event in Gold Coast.
Successful participants are usually handed a warm reception and it was no different for table tennis star A Sharath Kamal and squash medallists Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa.
The buzz was missing. The kind one expects when champions arrive back to their city after a historic outing.
17 Apr 2018
History suggests that the Commonwealth Games have been a rich hunting ground for India men/women with guns.
The twenty-first edition of one of the oldest multi-discipline Games has left a lasting impression thanks to the way in which it was organised, among other things.
Officials also defended the medical response after the Scot, who was clearly unsteady and fell over twice, lay unassisted on the ground for some time before help arrived.
15 Apr 2018
Scottish runner Callum Hawkins dramatically collapsed while closing in on victory in a sweltering Commonwealth Games marathon today.
However clichéd it might sound, gold is not enough for Vikas Krishan. Despite winning the yellow metal beating Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon in the 75kg men’s boxing final.
With first senior gold, Neeraj becomes fourth Indian individual in history to reach top of podium in Commonwealth Games athletics.
Boxer Vikas Krishan clinched gold medal in the men's 75kg category at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.
14 Apr 2018
The 20-year-old junior world champion had made the final after achieving the qualifying mark in his very first throw yesterday.
Both Sindhu and Saina kept their unbeaten run alive and their victories over lower-ranked opponents went on expected lines.
Saina Nehwal will play either compatriot P V Sindhu or defending champion Michelle Li of Canada in the finals.
Solanki won a tough, fast paced, tactical battle by a split 4:1 verdict against the impressive Brendan Irvine of Northern Ireland in the final.