Commonwealth Games 2018

Hima Das scripts history, becomes first Indian woman to win gold in World Junior Athletics

The 18-year-old Das, a pre-tournament favourite, clocked 51.46s to win the gold, which triggered a wild celebration at the Indian camp.

published on : 12th July 2018

Scotland's Callum Hawkins suffers collapse in Commonwealth Games 2018 marathon

Scottish runner Callum Hawkins dramatically collapsed while closing in on victory in a sweltering Commonwealth Games marathon today.

published on : 15th April 2018

Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win gold in javelin throw at CWG

The 20-year-old junior world champion had made the final after achieving the qualifying mark in his very first throw yesterday.

published on : 14th April 2018

CWG: Saina Nehwal sets date with PV Sindhu in women's badminton singles final

Both Sindhu and Saina kept their unbeaten run alive and their victories over lower-ranked opponents went on expected lines.

published on : 14th April 2018

Boxer Gaurav Solanki wins Commonwealth Games title

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.

published on : 14th April 2018

Boxer MC Mary Kom wins first Commonwealth Games gold 

The legend of Mary Kom grew larger as she added the Commonwealth Games gold to her packed medal cabinet, thrashing Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in the final.

published on : 14th April 2018

Mirabai Chanu: From lifting firewood to Common Wealth Games gold

Mirabai has the world at her feet as she earned India's first gold medal at Gold Coast after smashing the Games records in 48kg category snatch, clean and jerk.

published on : 6th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu bolsters status as next icon of Indian weightlifting

Chanu started her campaign in spectacular fashion by breaking the existing Games record with a lift of 80 kilograms in her very first attempt in the snatch section.

published on : 5th April 2018

Commonwealth Games: Thought the bar was too heavy when I started, recalls silver medallist Gururaja

The 25-year-old, hailing from a small village in Karnataka, could hardly stop smiling as he soaked in the attention that came with being the ceremonial account-opener

published on : 5th April 2018

Commonwealth Games: Gururaja opens India's medals tally with silver in weightlifting

Gururaja had a best attempt of 111 kg in the snatch and 138 kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 249 kg.

published on : 5th April 2018

Saurav Ghosal is India's best bet for maiden singles squash medal in Commonwealth Games 2018

Ghosal, who had lost the bronze medal play-off in Glasgow four years ago, gets another shot at making history.

published on : 4th April 2018

Aboriginal activists target Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

Brief scuffles later broke out between protesters and police, with activists vowing to target the Games every day until it ends on April 15.

published on : 4th April 2018

Originally Aboriginal: History meets culture at Commonwealth Games 2018 opening ceremony 

The Indian contingent, led by Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu walked out to a warm reception from the nearly 25,000 strong crowd. 

published on : 4th April 2018

Australian boxer Taylah Robertson becomes first Commonwealth Games medallist without a fight

The 19-year-old has got what is called the lucky medal due to the small size of her draw in the women's 51kg category .

published on : 4th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: India begins quest for coveted gold in mixed team badminton event 

India have been accorded the top seed this time and are clubbed with Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Scotland in Group A.

published on : 4th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's Malaysian badminton coach expects final against his country

The two-time Commonwealth Games medallist said though confident, the Indian team is not going to take any opposition lightly.

published on : 4th April 2018

Commonwealth Games hit by indecent assault case involving Mauritian athlete, official​

The Queensland Police Service is currently investigating a complaint in relation to an allegation of assault of an aggravated nature involving an athlete and an official from the Mauritius team.

published on : 4th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter ​Mirabai Chanu carries Indian hopes on Day one at Gold Coast

Chanu, who claimed a silver at the 2014 CWG, is being considered a sure shot for India as her personal best stands over 10kg more than her nearest rival in the competition.

published on : 4th April 2018

Extreme Brexit: England listed as African nation in Commonwealth Games 2018 guide

England were somehow confused with Gambia, a West African nation which rejoined the Commonwealth in February after leaving in 2013.

published on : 4th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxer MC Mary Kom needs one win to clinch medal on debut 

Mary Kom has been pitted against Scotland's Megan Gordon in the quarterfinals of the 48kg category, which will take place on April 8.

published on : 3rd April 2018
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