GLASGOW - Indian wrestlers put on an inspiring show winning two gold medals and a silver and bronze each on the last day of the wrestling competition in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here on July 31. Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari clinched the gold medals while Geetika Jakhar and Pawan Kumar got the silver and the bronze medal respectively.
GLASGOW - Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt won the fifth wrestling gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here Thursday. Yogeshwar was declared the winner on grounds of technical superiority after he took a 10-0 lead within 1.53 minutes of the first period.
GLASGOW - Three Indian boxers bowed out of the Commonwealth Games on a disastrous night here Tuesday. Sunit Sangwan (82kg) and Manoj Kumar (64) lost their men's quarter-final bouts while Pooja Rani was beaten in the women's 75 kg round of 16 by better-rated England's Savanna Marshall 3-0. Sangwan began well his bout with David Nyika of New Zealand by winning the first round,
GLASGOW - Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show with two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat bagging three gold medals in their respective categories at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) here on July 29.Sushil, who has Olympic bronze and silver medals, took just 107 seconds to beat Pakistan's Qamar Abbas to win...
GLASGOW - Along with sporting glory, India's rich culture and heritage is also the toast of the Commonwealth Games with an exhibition celebrating Glasgow's part in the Closing Ceremony of the Games in Delhi in 2010. Entitled 'The Road from Delhi', the fortnight long exhibition explores the common links between Delhi and Glasgow and celebrates the cultural and artistic...
GLASGOW - It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Satish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver in the 77kg Group A at the Clyde Auditorium here late Sunday. Satish lifted a total of 328 kg to set a Games Record while Ravi got the silver with a total lift of 317 kg. The bronze went to Australian Francois Etoundi with a lift of 314 kg. Etoundi,
GLASGOW- India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra finished off his Commonwealth Games journey with his maiden singles gold medal while his compatriot Ravi Kumar unfortunately missed out on a bronze medal in a shoot-off in the final of the men's 10m air rifle event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Friday. Bindra and Ravi were engaged in an interesting duel during the final round. Ravi was in lead after 12 shots...
GLASGOW - India opened its medal count in CWG with Manipuri girls Sanjita Khumukcham and Mirabai Chanu Saikhom winning the gold and silver, respectively, in the women's 48kg category of weightlifting competitions at the Clyde Auditorium here on July 24. The two medals were India's first from the 2104 Commonwealth Games and they are now third in the medals tally followed by England and Australia.
LONDON - Ishant Sharma's career best seven for 74 bounced out England to give India a historic 95-run victory, their first in 28 years at Lord's, in the second cricket Test here Monday. Set a target of 319, England were bowled out for 223 runs in their second innings, a little over an hour before tea on the final day as India took a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Curiously, England could not get as many as...
LONDON - Cricketer Rahul Dravid has been elected the newest member of the Laureus World Sports Academy which has on its rolls the world’s greatest living sportsmen and sportswomen. Dravid, the fourth-highest run scorer in the history of Test cricket, is the 47th member of the Laureus Academy and was in action straight away at a school in London’s East End, where he joined fellow Academy Member Steve Waugh,