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Tag: Commonwealth Games 2018

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CWG 2018: India finishes third with 26 gold medals

Bhubaneswar/Gold Coast (Australia): With 26 gold medals, India has finished at number three at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) which concludes today at Gold Coast in Australia. India managed to win just one gold medal and four silver medals on the final day after clinching eight golds yesterday. India has bagged 26 gold, 20 silver […]

CWG 2018: Shooter Tejaswini wins gold, Anjum takes silver

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Anjum Moudgil have won gold and silver respectively in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Tejaswini registered a new Games record 457.9 points to take the title. Anjum scored 455.7. Seonaid McIntosh of Scotland took bronze with 444.6. […]

CWG 2018: Odisha's Purnima Hembram keeps medal hopes alive

Gold Coast (Australia): Odisha’s star athlete Purnima Hembram kept the hope of medal alive for India by finishing second in the 100 metre hurdles of women’s Heptathlon event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Thursday. Purnima finished the heats with her personal best time of 13.56 seconds. Elizabeth Dadzie of Ghana came first with […]

CWG 2018: India clinches two gold medals in wrestling

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian wrestlers Rahul Aware and Sushil Kumar won gold in the men’s 57 kg and 74 kg category, respectively at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Thursday. Sushil defended his crown in the men’s 74 kilogram category which he had won at the 2014 edition in Glasgow, Scotland. Sushil overpowered Johannes Botha […]

Dangal girl Babita takes silver at CWG 2018

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian wrestler Babita Kumari took silver in the women’s 53 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Thursday. Babita lost 2-5 to Canada’s Diana Weicker in her last round robin match which put paid to her chances of winning gold.   Weicker won gold while Bose Samuel of Nigeria […]

CWG 2018: Shooter Sawant takes silver in women's 50m Rifle Prone

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooter Tejaswini Sawant took silver in the women’s 50m Rifle Prone event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Thursday. Sawant notched up a score of 618.9 points. Martina Lindsay Veloso of Singapore set a new CWG record of 621.0 to win gold. Seonaid McIntosh of Scotland took bronze with […]

CWG 2018: Om bags bronze in men's 50m Pistol

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooter Om Mitharwal took the bronze medal in the men’s 50 metre Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Wednesday. Om registered a score of 201.1 in the final. Daniel Repacholi of Australia took the gold with a new CWG record of 227.2. Shakil Ahmed of Bangladesh took […]

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CWG 2018: Heena Sidhu clinches gold in women's 25m Pistol

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooter Heena Sidhu won gold in the women’s 25 metre Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Tuesday. Heena notched up a CWG record of 38 points in the final to take the title in style. Elena Galiabovitch of Australia scroed 35 to take silver while Malaysia’s Alia […]

CWG 2018: Shooter Mehuli Ghosh bags silver, Apurvi Chandela gets bronze

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooters Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela bagged silver and bronze, respectively in the women’s 10m Air Rifle event at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Monday. Ghosh lost to eventual champions Martina Lindsay of Singapore in the shoot-off after both were tied at a CWG record score of 247.2 in the […]

CWG 2018: Jitu Rai wins gold in men’s 10m air pistol

Gold Coast (Australia): India’s star shooter Jitu Rai won gold with a masterful performance in the men’s 10m Air Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Monday. Jitu created a new CWG record of 235.1 in the final to win the gold. Kerry Bell of Australia took silver with 233.5 . Om Mitharwal […]

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Lifter Sathish Kumar defends CWG title

Gold Coast: Indian weightlifters continued to dominate at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) with the veteran Sathish Kumar Sivalingam defending his title in comprehensive fashion in the men’s 77 kg event here on Saturday. The Indian registered a total of 317 kg which included 144 kg in snatch and 173 kg in clean and jerk. […]

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Odia athletes to watch out for

Bhubaneswar: As the whole world witnessed a glittering opening ceremony of the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast in Australia today, a total of eight Odia athletes are aiming to make Odisha proud at the 12-day mega sporting extravaganza. While Hockey ace Amit Rohidas will be the only […]

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CWG 2018: What's haunting the Indian Contingent in Gold Coast?

Bhubaneswar/Gold Coast: The Indian contingent enthusiastically hoisted the Tricolour at the Games Village in Gold Coast, Australia prior to the prestigious Commonwealth Games which is all set to begin from tomorrow. The Indian contingent is eagerly waiting to make a mark in the games while the sports enthusiasts of the country are looking forward to […]

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Odia gymnast Rakesh Patra in Indian squad for Commonwealth Games 2018

Bhubaneswar: Odia gymnast Rakesh Patra was finally selected in the Indian squad for the Commonwealth Games to be held at Gold Coast in Australia from April 4 -15, 2018. Patra who will represent India in the Rings and Parallel Bar event had secured fourth position in the recently concluded Gymnastics World Cup in Melbourne. Prior […]

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