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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 […]

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CWG 2018: Gold for Saina in women's singles title; Sindhu bags silver

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian star Saina Nehwal defeated compatriot P.V. Sindhu by straight games to win the women’s singles title in the badminton competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Sunday. Saina displayed some superb form to clinch a 21-18, 23-21 victory in the final. Saina was fired up and played with power […]

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CWG 2018: Gold rush for India on penultimate day

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian athletes clinched as many as eight gold medals on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) being held in Gold Coast in Australia. India has 59 medals in total with 25 gold medals in the games so far. India has won 16 silver and 18 bronze medals till now […]

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CWG 2018: Wrestler Bajrang wins gold

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia won gold in the men’s freestyle 65 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Bajrang needed only around two minutes to overpower Kane Charig of Wales by technical superiority. Meanwhile, India’s Pooja Dhanda finished with the silver medal in the women’s 57 kilogram wrestling […]

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CWG 2018: Shooter Anish Bhanwala wins 16th gold for India

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala clinched gold in Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast on Friday. With this, India continues to stay at third position in medal rankings with 16 gold, 6 silver and 11 bronze. Anish scored 30 points in the finals to […]

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 […]

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CWG 2018: Shooter Shreyasi clinches gold in women's Double Trap

Gold Coast: Indian shooter Shreyasi Singh clinched gold medal in women’s Double Trap event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Wednesday. Shreyasi edged out Emma Cox of Australia in a shoot-off to win the title. Both shooters had finished the final round on 96 points each. Cox found the target only once during […]

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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 […]

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CWG 2018: Boxer Amit enters semis

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian boxer Amit Panghal entered the semi-finals of the men’s light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Tuesday. Amit defeated Aqeel Ahmed of Scotland 4:1 in the quarter-finals. Amit has now ensured a medal for India as those in the last fourth stage are assured of […]

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CWG 2018: India beat Malaysia, enter men's hockey semis

Gold Coast (Australia): India qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s hockey tournament after defeating Malaysia 2-1 in a Pool B match at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Tuesday. Harmanpreet Singh (3rd, 44th minutes) converted a couple of penalty corner while the experienced Faizal Saari (16th) reduced the deficit for Malaysia immediately after […]

CWG 2018: Lifter Venkat Rahul wins 85kg gold

Gold Coast: Venkat Rahul Ragala extended India’s medal-hunting run in the weightlifting competitions as he clinched the gold medal in the men’s 85kg category at the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Venkat Rahul lifted a total of 338 kg — 151 kg in snatch and 187 in clean and jerk — to bring maiden gold medal […]

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CWG 2018: Indian men's hockey team held by last-gasp Pakistan

Gold Coast (Australia): Pakistan scored a last minute goal to hold India 2-2 in their opening match in Pool B of the men’s hockey competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. India had taken a comfortable 2-0 lead with goals from Dilpreet Singh (13th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (20) in the first half. […]

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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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CWG 2018: Lifters Sanjita, Lather strike medals; Joshna, Amit, Naman in quarters

Gold Coast: Indian weightlifters continued their highly impressive medal-winning performances as K. Sanjita Chanu and Deepak Lather clinched gold and bronze respectively, while squash player Joshana Chinappa, boxers Amit Phangal and Naman Tanwar entered the quarter-finals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Sanjita won in the women’s 53 kilogram category as the […]

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