Thursday, December 1, 2022

CWG

Asian Elite Boxing Championships: Hussamuddin and Lakshya into QFs

Mohammad Hussamuddin showed his experience and temperament to notch up a close win and move into the quarterfinals on the second day of ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan on Wednesday.2022 CWG bronze medallist Hussamuddin (57kg) was...

Wrestling C’ships: Bajrang wins bronze

Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medallist and Olympic bronze winner Bajrang Punia claimed the bronze medal in the men’s 65kg on the final day of the World Wrestling Championships 2022, here on Sunday.Bajrang, who was wrestling with a bandage...

Having to return from Birmingham CWG days before opening game was shattering: Hockey forward Navjot

Indian women's hockey forward Navjot Kaur has expressed her disappointment at missing being part of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games bronze medal-winning side, after testing positive for Covid-19 in the run-up to the quadrennial showpiece event. The 27-year-old missed out on...

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...

No Olympic future for CWG lawn bowls ‘trailblazers’

The Indian team of Lovely Choubey, Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pinki and Nayanmoni Saikia combined to win the country’s first-ever medal in lawn bowls at the 2022 Commonwealth Games during the recently concluded event, to bring some new and much-needed...

Satisfied with my performance in CWG 2022: Hima Das

India’s ace sprinter Hima Das has missed the medal at the Commonwealth Games but the 22-year-old said that she is satisfied with her performance in Birmingham.“Even though I was not able to bring home a medal, I am satisfied...

WFI not happy with women wrestlers’ show at CWG

The national federation is not pleased that four Indian women wrestlers could not take advantage of a weak field at the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games and missed out on gold medals.All 12 Indian wrestlers won medals at the Games, returning...

CWG: Shuttlers, paddlers dazzle on last day; India finish 4th with 22 gold

Led by the iconic PV Sindhu, Indian shuttlers owned the badminton arena by winning all three titles on offer on the day while paddler Sharath Kamal yet again reminded everyone of his class and awe-inspiring longevity with a coruscating...

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...