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Tag: Commonwealth Games

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CWG-2018: Purnima Hembram, Jauna Murmu find place in Indian athletics team

Bhubaneswar: Making Odisha proud, athletes Purnima Hembram and Jauna Murmu have been selected to represent India in the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The selection committee of Athletics Federation of India named the 31-member Indian Athletics team for the Commonwealth Games 2018 which is scheduled to be held from April 4 to April 15 in Gold Coast, […]

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CAS breather for Dutee Chand as suspension of hyperandrogenism norms extended

Bhubaneswar: In a brief breather to Odia sprinter Dutee Chand, the Court Of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today extended the suspension of hyperandrogenism guidelines of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The fresh order has paved way for Chand to participate in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and other international sports events. The CAS issued an […]

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Sakshi in Indian wrestling team for Commonwealth Games

Lucknow: Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik on Saturday secured a spot in the Indian women’s wrestling squad for next year’s Commonwealth Games and Asian Championships here while ‘Dangal’ star Geeta Phogat missed out. Sakshi booked her place in the 62 kg category while Geeta, whose life was the subject of popular Bollywood film ‘Dangal’, lost […]

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Sushil to represent India at CWG 2018

New Delhi: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Friday prevailed in the trials conducted for entry into India’s wrestling squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held at Gold Coast, Australia, in April. The 34-year-old, who is India’s only two-time Olympic individual medallist, defeated Jitender Kumar 4-3 in the final qualification round of the […]

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Birmingham to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced that it has selected Birmingham as the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games to be held in 2022. Birmingham 2022, which is expected to take place from July 27 to August 7 2022, marks 20 years since Manchester 2002, the last time the Games were […]

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Kashyap draws world number one after qualifying for Aus Open

Sydney: Commonwealth Games champion shuttler P Kashyap set up a clash with World No. 1 Korean Son Wan Ho in the main draw of the Australian Super Series here today after coming through qualifiers with two wins on the trot. Kashyap, who is trying to comeback after losing a lot of time due to a […]

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Liverpool launches bid to host CWG in 2026 or 2022

London: Liverpool on Wednesday officially launched its bid to host the Commonwealth Games, one of the world’s biggest sporting events. Mayor Joe Anderson wants to bring the multi-sport event to the northern England port city in 2026. But he said Liverpool could host the games four years earlier in 2022 following the decision by announced host […]

Minogue sparkles in glittering CWG closing ceremony

Pop star Kylie Minogue was the star performer in a glittering closing ceremony as curtains came down on the 20th Commonwealth Games where India finished a creditable fifth with 64 medals even as a couple of officials embarrassed the contingent by their antics

Joshana/Dipika win gold, give India first squash medal in CWG

Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal combined brilliantly to clinch gold in the womens doubles final and give India their first squash medal in the Commonwealth Games after the pair outplayed Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro of England here on Saturday

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5 boxers, including Vijender, assured of medals at CWG

Olympic and World Championship bronze-medallist Vijender Singh led the charge as five Indian boxers, including two women, assured themselves of medals at the 20th Commonwealth Games by advancing to the semifinals of their respective weight categories here

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Weightlifter Mali wins bronze; disappointing day for boxers

Chandrakant Mali added another medal from the weightlifting arena after he won a bronze in men's 94kg, while India's top squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa started their campaign in women's doubles with a victory in the 20th Commonwealth Games here

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Apurvi bags gold, shooters give three more medals

Apurvi Chandela gave a stunning exhibition of skill and concentration to clinch a gold medal while Ayonika Paul and Prakash Nanjappa claimed a silver each as shooters added three more medals to India's kitty on the third day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Saturday

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Glitzy opening ceremony kicks off Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Scotland rolled out a spectacular opening ceremony on Wednesday with dazzling and colourful display of their unique culture and heritage on a breathtaking night, which also had some Indian flavour to set the stage for the 20th Commonwealth Games here

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