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Tag: Cwg 2022

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Pakistani boxers go missing from Birmingham airport

The Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) is searching for the pugilists with the help of local authorities. Nazeer and Suleman's travel documents are still in possession of PBF, Samaa TV reported.

Achanta Sharath Kamal wins gold, Sathiyan clinches bronze
Achanta Sharath Kamal wins gold, Sathiyan clinches bronze

Earlier in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Sharath won a gold medal in the men's team event, and followed it up with a silver in men's doubles and another gold in mixed doubles.

Sharath Kamal, Nikhat Zareen named flag-bearers for CWG closing ceremony
Sharath Kamal, Nikhat Zareen named flag-bearers for CWG closing ceremony

An IOA statement said on Monday that gold medallists in wrestling and weightlifting too were considered to do the honours but the contingents had left for India after the conclusion of their events.

PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu lights up final day with gold in badminton singles

Before the clash on Monday, Sindhu held an advantage over the Canadian having won eight of the 10 matches. In fact, Sindhu had played Li twice this year and defeated her on both occasions.

Commonwealth Games: Check India’s CWG records
Commonwealth Games: Check India’s CWG records and 2022 edition full list of medal winners

After nine days of non-stop sports action, curtains are about to come down on the 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games underway in England’s Birmingham.

Sindhu, Lakshya, Satwik-Chirag reach finals
CWG 2022, badminton: Sindhu, Lakshya, Satwik-Chirag reach finals; Srikanth to play for bronze

World No 7 Sindhu sailed into the final of the women's singles with a hard-fought 21-19, 21-17 win over Singapore's world No 19 Yeo Jia Min at National Exhibition Centre.

Nikhat Zareen wins gold for India
CWG 2022, boxing: World champion Nikhat Zareen wins gold for India

The 26-year-old Indian defeated Northern Ireland's Carly McNaul, a silver medallist from Gold Coast 2018, by unanimous decision. Nikhat won three of her bouts at Birmingham 2022 5-0 and one via RSC (referee stops contest).

Eldhose Paul wins India's first triple jump gold medal
Eldhose Paul wins India's first triple jump gold medal; Abdulla Aboobacker bags silver

Eldhose, who last month became the first Indian triple jumper to make the world athletics championships final, recorded a new personal best of 17.03m to finish top in a 14-man field at Birmingham 2022. His previous best was 16.99m logged at the Federation Cup earlier this year.

CWG 2022: Indian women's hockey team claims bronze medal with a thrilling win over New Zealand
CWG 2022: Indian women's hockey team claims bronze medal with a thrilling win over New Zealand

Savita made three sensational saves in the shoot-out, while Sonika and Navneet Kaur struck past Kiwi goalkeeper Grace O'Hanlon as India pulled off a thrilling win.

Boxers Nitu Ghanghas, Amit Panghal
CWG 2022: Boxers Nitu Ghanghas, Amit Panghal clinch gold for India

Indian boxers Nitu Ghanghas, Amit Panghal clinched the gold medals for the country at the 2022 Commonwealth Games after winning their respective finals in different categories, here on Sunday.

CWG 2022: Bhavina, Sonal win historic maiden gold, bronze in para table tennis
CWG 2022: Bhavina, Sonal win historic maiden gold, bronze in para table tennis

The 35-year-old Bhavina defeated the Nigerian 12-10, 11-2, 11-9 in the final in which her opponent put up some fight in the first game before her challenge fizzled away.

CWG 2022: Wrestlers Dahiya, Phogat, Naveen win gold as India surge up in the table
CWG 2022: Wrestlers Dahiya, Phogat, Naveen win gold as India surge up in the table

Fellow wrestlers Pooja Sihag and Pooja Gehlot bagged bronze medals in their respective weight divisions while in lawn bowls, the Men's Fours, who emulated their women counterparts by reaching the final, had to be satisfied with a silver medal as they lost to Northern Ireland in the summit clash.

CWG 2022: 19-yr-old Indian grappler Naveen bags gold, beats Pakistan's Muhammad Sharif Tahir
CWG 2022: 19-yr-old Indian grappler Naveen bags gold, beats Pakistan's Muhammad Sharif Tahir

Making his CWG debut at Birmingham 2022, the 19-year-old Naveen, an under-23 world champion, won three of his bouts by technical superiority and fell just a point short of making it four in the final.

India's Priyanka Goswami wins silver in race walk, shatters national record
CWG 2022: India's Priyanka Goswami wins silver in race walk, shatters national record

With this, Priyanka also became the first Indian woman to win a medal in race walk at the Commonwealth Games. Prior to this, Harminder Singh was the first Indian to have won a medal in race walk -- bronze -- in the 20km event in 2010 CWG in Delhi.

CWG 2022: Indian team wins silver in men's fours lawn bowls
CWG 2022: Indian team wins silver in men's fours lawn bowls

The Indian team defeated hosts England by a close 13-12 margin in the semifinal to assure India of at least a silver medal.

CWG 2022, Cricket: India through to final; defeat England by four runs in a thrilling semifinal
CWG 2022, Cricket: India through to final; defeat England by four runs in a thrilling semifinal

Danni Wyatt took 14 runs off Meghna's second over, including three fours. Teenage sensation Alice Capsey looked dangerous, but a massive mix-up meant she was run-out by the smallest of margins. Danni hit some more boundaries, including a paddle scoop off Sneh.

CWG 2022, Cricket: Smriti Mandhana hits 23-ball fifty as India reach 164-5 against England
CWG 2022, Cricket: Smriti Mandhana hits 23-ball fifty as India reach 164-5 against England

In the very next over, Smriti walked across to scoop and didn't get the required elevation, giving a simple catch to short fine leg off Nat. The duo falling in quick succession meant India got only 15 runs from 7-10 overs phase.

Sindhu in action
CWG 2022: Sindhu, Srikanth in quarters as Indian shuttlers advance with ease

Women's top seed and two-time Olympic medallist P.V Sindhu stormed into the women's singles quarterfinals with a comfortable straight games win against Husina Kobugabe of Uganda at Hall 5 in the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) here.

CWG 2022: Historic gold for India in Para Powerlifting
CWG 2022 day 7 round up: Historic gold for India in Para Powerlifting, silver in Long Jump

Para powerlifter Sudhir clinched the gold medal in the Men’s Heavyweight final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 with the best weight of 212 kg on Thursday.

CWG 2022: Indian men's hockey team reaches semis with 4-1 win over Wales
CWG 2022: Indian men's hockey team reaches semis with 4-1 win over Wales

Harmanpreet Singh (18', 19', 41') scored a hat-trick in the match, while Gurjant Singh (49') also added in a goal as the duo helped their team pull off a solid win in a gritty contest. Gareth Furlong (55') scored a consolation goal for Wales in the match.

CWG 2022, Boxing: Amit Panghal, Jaismine Lamboria advance to semi-final, assure medals for India
CWG 2022, Boxing: Amit Panghal, Jaismine Lamboria advance to semi-final, assure medals for India

The third round was one-way traffic as Panghal controlled Mulligan throughout and easily emerged the victor by unanimous decision.

CWG: Sindhu sails into women's singles pre-quarters
CWG: Sindhu sails into women's singles pre-quarters

Sindhu, the last edition's silver medallist in the singles, hardly broke a sweat while toying with her opponent in the first game.

Gurdeep Singh
Weightlifter Gurdeep Singh bags bronze in +109kg

The gold went to Pakistan's Muhammad Nooh Butt for his Games record-breaking lift of 405kg (173kg+232kg).

Nikhat Zaren
CWG 2022: Nikhat Zareen storms into semis, assures India of medal

The world champion consistently found gaps in Jones' guard and the result was a foregone conclusion before the third round.

Judoka Tulika Maan
CWG 2022: Judoka Tulika Maan loses final, bags silver medal

This was a huge setback for the Indian judoka from New Delhi as she had reached Birmingham with lots of hope of winning her first major international gold medal.

Saurav Ghosal
CWG 2022: Saurav Ghosal scripts history, clinches India's first-ever singles medal in squash

This was India's first ever singles squash medal in the Commonwealth Games history in both men's or women's category.

Boxers Nitu, Hussamuddin reach semis
CWG 2022: Boxers Nitu, Hussamuddin reach semis, assured of at least a medal in Birmingham

Nitu reached the last-four stage of the women's minimum weight division (over 45-48kg) when her opponent Nicole Clyde of Northern Ireland abandoned the bout. The pull-out by the Northern Ireland boxer meant Nitu made it to the semifinals and ensured that she will leave Birmingham with at least a bronze medal as both semifinals get a medal in boxing.

CWG 2022: Indian women's hockey team loses to England 1-3
CWG 2022: Indian women's hockey team loses to England 1-3

The Indian team, which has lost to England in the Olympic Games bronze medal match also, conceded early goals and were down 0-3 before getting a lone consolation goal in fourth quarter.

CWG 2022: Indian men's table tennis team defeats Singapore 3-1 to clinch gold medal
CWG 2022: Indian men's table tennis team defeats Singapore 3-1 to clinch gold medal

The Indian men's team fielded its top-ranked players Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Harmeet Desai for the first doubles match against Ramhimlian Bawm and Mohutasin Ahmed Ridoy at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre.

CWG 2022: India's women's fours team clinches historic gold medal in lawn bowls
CWG 2022: India's women's fours team clinches historic gold medal in lawn bowls

On the next end, India took a potentially decisive 12-10 lead. With the jack rolling shorter than normal, the bowlers had to measure their rolls accordingly and a South African bowl hit the jack, taking it closer to two Indian bowls.

Harjinder wins bronze in women's 71kg weightlifting
Harjinder wins bronze in women's 71kg weightlifting

England's Sarah Davies won the gold medal with a total of 229 kgs, while Canada's Alexis Ashworth bagged the silver with 214.

India play out 4-4 draw against England in men's hockey
India play out 4-4 draw against England in men's hockey

The Indians started brilliantly and dominated the first two quarters to enjoy a comfortable 3-0 lead at half time.

CWG 2022: Shushila Devi settles for silver, Vijay Yadav wins bronze in judo
CWG 2022: Shushila Devi settles for silver, Vijay Yadav wins bronze in judo

This is her second medal at the Commonwealth Games after she won silver at the Glasgow in 2014.

Achinta Sheuli
Weightlifter Achinta Sheuli remembers father and brother's sacrifices after winning Commonwealth Games gold

Sheuli endured a tough fight from Malaysia's Erry Hidayat Muhammad before bagging gold on Sunday night, with a total lift of 313kg, a Commonwealth Games record.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga with his gold medal
CWG 2022: Jeremy Lalrinnunga thanks 'didi' Mirabai Chanu for the inspiration, dedicates gold medal to his grandparents

The 19-year-old fought through the pain barrier on Sunday and came up with a brilliant performance, lifting an aggregate of 300kg (140 in snatch and 160 in clean and jerk) to win a gold medal in the men's 67 kg division at the NEC Hall 3 at Solihull.

CWG 2022: Indian men's table tennis team reaches semis with 3-0 win over Bangladesh
CWG 2022: Indian men's table tennis team reaches semis with 3-0 win over Bangladesh

Earlier, the Indian men's team dominated the group stage with 3-0 wins over Barbados, Singapore and Northern Ireland. On the other hand, the Indian women's team, led by their top table tennis player Manika Batra, suffered a major upset against Malaysia after going down 3-2 in the quarterfinals.

India bowl out Pakistan for 99
CWG 2022: India bowl out Pakistan for just 99

Despite losing the toss and rain reducing the match to 18 overs per side, everything went right for the Indian bowlers.

CWG 2022: Jeremy Lalrinnunga gets India second gold with Games record
CWG 2022: Jeremy Lalrinnunga gets India second gold with Games record

Despite not being at his 100 per cent best, Jeremy tried to lift 165kg but failed to do so and clutched his left elbow immediately.

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu clinches India's first gold medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu clinches India's first gold medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games

This is India's third medal in Birmingham after Sanket Sargar's silver and Gururaja Poojary's bronze in the men's 55kg and 61kg respectively.

Manika Batra
CWG 2022: Manika Batra leads women's TT team to easy wins over South Africa, Fiji

Manika won her singles match in straight games against Musfiquh Kalam, Reeth Tennison while Sreeja Akula overcame Danisha Patel for a comprehensive 3-0 win for the favourites.

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