Saturday, February 4, 2023

Birmingham

CWG 2022 huge success for Indian athletics

The 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham was a huge success for India and athletics was one such discipline which gave fans opportunities to celebrate record-breaking moments.As expected, India experienced a medal rush in boxing, wrestling, weightlifting, badminton and table...

Commonwealth Games 2022: Top five near-misses for India

India registered one its most successful Commonwealth Games (CWG) campaigns at the 2022 edition in Birmingham with 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze for a total medal tally of 61.However, as is often the nature of the sport,...

Birmingham bids farewell to CWG 2022

With music that represents the cultural amalgamation that is the lifeblood of the second largest city of the United Kingdom (UK), colour, lights and fireworks, the city of Birmingham bid farewell to the thousands of sportspersons and support staff...

CWG: Lifter Gurdeep, jumper Tejaswin, Saurav win bronze; Tulika claims silver

India ended its campaign in the weightlifting competitions in the 2022 Commonwealth Games with super heavyweight lifter Gurdeep Singh bagging a bronze medal in Men’s 109+ kg final.Gurdeep’s medal took India’s total medal count from weightlifting to 10 --...

Stage set for CWG: 6.5K athletes to compete; opening ceremony today

In all 6,500 sportspersons and team officials from a record-equalling 72 nations and territories will gather here in Birmingham and West Midlands region of England for the 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games which start on Thursday, hoping to...

100-medal mark in Birmingham seems like a distant dream for India

Will the Indian team cross the 100-medal mark this time? The answer perhaps is no! After 2010 when India, taking advantage of being at home (New Delhi), achieved the 100-medal mark, there may have been an improvement in individual performances...

High on hope, India look to recreate Tokyo-like buzz in Birmingham

Their appetite whetted by their best-ever performance in Olympics in last year's Tokyo Games and the subsequent Paralympics, a 215-strong Indian contingent is headed to Birmingham for the 22nd Commonwealth Games to be held from July 28 to August...

Will work on our mistakes, start afresh for CWG: Hockey star Lalremsiami

Young forward Lalremsiami believes that the Indian women’s hockey team has learnt lessons from its disappointing World Cup campaign and is looking to start afresh in the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.Indian women’s team finished a poor ninth at...

Upcoming CWC games will inspire, empower citizens

The upcoming Commonwealth Games will inspire and empower all Commonwealth citizens, in turn helping to boost development and health outcomes following the Covid-19 pandemic, ministers and sport sector representatives have said.Over 120 Commonwealth sports and health ministers, sports industry...

Savita retained as skipper, Deep Grace as her deputy for CWG

The experienced pair of Savia Punia and Deep Grace Ekka will continue to be captain and vice-captain of the Indian women’s hockey team at the upcoming 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, starting on July 28,Hockey India on Thursday...