Commonwealth

Polio-affected seeks aid to live his weightlifting dream

Ramu said he has been operating the gym with donations from people. “I train students free of cost and have been living my dream through them.”

published on : 3rd July 2022

Sreeshankar out of Stockholm Diamond League over US visa

One batch of athletes had their interview session on Monday while another would be getting their visa formalities sorted on Wednesday.

published on : 28th June 2022

Options in drag-flick hands India advantage over others in world hockey: Sandeep Singh

The Birmingham Commonwealth Games-bound Indian team has as many as three specialist drag-flickers in Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar and Amit Rohidas.

published on : 27th June 2022

I will compete with myself at CWG and strive to better my world record: Mirabai Chanu

The former world champion also wants to breach the much-anticipated 90kg mark in the snatch section, which she confesses has become somewhat of a mental block.

published on : 26th June 2022

AFI recommends 5 names for Commonwealth Ga­mes

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has decided to recommend the inclusion of five addit­i­onal names, including Tej­a­swin Shankar, for Commonwealth Ga­mes.

published on : 25th June 2022

India names 18-member women's hockey team for Commonwealth Games, Rani Rampal misses out again

The side will be captained by goalkeeper Savita Punia while experienced defender Deep Grace Ekka will be her deputy in the Birmingham CWG, to be held from July 28 to August 8.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Delhi High Court asks AFI to relook exclusion of athlete

Tejaswin had approached the Delhi High Court challenging his exclusion from Commonwealth Games (CWG) squad because he did not take part in the state championship.

published on : 23rd June 2022

2022 CWG: Manpreet Singh returns as captain to India's 18-member senior men's hockey squad

Manpreet had led the Indian team to a historic bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo last year and he will take over the reins from Amit Rohidas.

published on : 20th June 2022

Commonwealth Games in mind, Indian men's hockey team looks to end FIH Pro League campaign on high

Still in with an outside chance of finishing at the top of the standings, the Indian men would be hoping to sign off their campaign on a high against the mighty Netherlands.

published on : 17th June 2022

AFI expects team to better Gold Coast performance in Birmingham

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra would lead a ‘strong’ 37-member field expected to “better last edition” at Birmingham next month. 

published on : 17th June 2022

CWG Games: Karnataka HC directs Table Tennis body to withhold list of players

Archana contended that her name was included not only in the list of probables but had been shortlisted as a confirmed player to represent India by the Selection Committee.

published on : 17th June 2022

Niranjan Mukundan: The golden boy

He is a man on a mission, aiming for the gold at the 2022 Commonwealth  Games, scheduled to take place at Birmingham next month.

published on : 13th June 2022

Nikhat Zareen, Lovlina Borgohain to lead India's charge in Commonwealth Games

Women's World Champion Nikhat Zareen and Tokyo Olympic Games bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain will lead India's campaign in the CWG in Birmingham.

published on : 11th June 2022

Mary Kom withdraws from Commonwealth Games trials after sustaining leg injury

MC Mary Kom was on Friday forced to withdraw midway through her Commonwealth Games 48kg trial after sustaining a leg injury.

published on : 10th June 2022

Paddler Swastika challenges exclusion from Commonwealth Games squad, moves High Court

As per the announcement made by the CoA on Tuesday, 19-year-old Swastika was named as a standby with the revised squad comprising Manika Batra, Diya, Reeth Rishya and Sreeja Akula.

published on : 10th June 2022
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