Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Commonwealth Games

Jeremy to bulk up to 73kg; will fight Sheuli for Olympic qualification

Commonwealth Games gold medallist lifters Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Sheuli will clash for the lone 73kg spot in the Paris Olympics as the former’s 67kg doesn’t feature in the 2024 Games.With the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) scrapping 67kg from...

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...

Athletes and federations need to work as a team

A few weeks before the start of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Indian high jumper Tejaswin Shankar was running from pillar to post, fighting his non-selection in the track and field squad for Birmingham.Tejaswin was the only Indian athlete to...

Savita stars as Indian women win hockey medal after 16 years

Skipper Savita Punia led from the front with a spectacular display as the Indian women’s hockey team overcame the stopwatch controversy to beat New Zealand 2-1 in shootout and win the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.This...

Javelin thrower Annu wins bronze

Annu Rani became the first Indian female javelin thrower to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games on the penultimate day here on Sunday.Rani sent the spear to a distance of 60m in her fourth attempt to win a...

CWG: Boxers Nikhat, Panghal, Nitu grab gold

The indomitable Nikhat Zareen added a Commonwealth Games light flyweight (50kg) title to her bulging trophy cabinet while Amit Panghal (51kg) began his redemption journey with a much-needed gold winning show, here on Sunday.Nikhat, who is on a winning...

Sharath assures India of 2 more medals

Star paddler Sharath Kamal continued his sensational run to reach the finals of both the men’s and mixed doubles events and assure India of at least two more medals at the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.Sharath first paired up...

Cricket: India through to final; beat England by four runs

India are through to the final of 2022 Commonwealth Games women’s T20 after defeating England by four runs in a thrilling semifinal at Edgbaston on Saturday.India will now face either Australia or New Zealand for the gold medal match...

Boxers Nikhat, Panghal in finals; Jaismine bags bronze

Reigning world champion Nikhat Zareen and Amit Panghal were among three Indian boxers who entered the finals while Jaismine Lamboria settled for bronze at the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.Nikhat stormed into the final of women’s 50kg after outclassing...

Sable, Priyanka clinch silver medals

Avinash Sable broke his own national record to win a silver in the men’s 3000m steeplechase while Priyanka Goswami also clinched a medal of the same hue in the women’s 10,000m race walk on a productive day for India...