The Indian duo of Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan lost to England's Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford in the men's doubles final at the Commonwealth Games here on Sunday. The Sharath-Sathiyan pair had to settle for...
Rishabh Pant finally came back amongst the runs in the fourth T20I vs the West Indies on Saturday in Florida, scoring 44 of just 31 deliveries. Pant's knock helped his side set a steep target of 192 for the Windies.
In what can only be called as a historic moment, Annu Rani became the first woman to win a medal in the women's javelin throw in the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Rani sent the spear to a distance of 60m in her fourth attempt to finish third. World champion Kelsey-Lee Barber of Australia stole the gold with a final round throw of 64.43m from compatriot Mackenzie Little (64.27m) who was leading at the end of the penultimate round.
There are certain moments in a game that goes on to define it for generations to come. Jesse Owens' win at the Berlin Olympics in 1936 was a defining moment for Black Americans.For men's cricket in India, the 1983 World Cup changed everything. Neeraj Chopra's gold medal in Javelin Throw at the Tokyo Olympics ignited a love for a sport long forgotten.
The much-anticipated final of women's cricket will be played on August 7 between India and Australia. Both teams will be out there to make history as the first women's cricket team to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
India steamrolled West Indies to win the fourth T20I by 59 runs and gain an unassailable lead in the five-match series. The West Indies batting lacked the quality to rotate the strike, and being overtly attacking cost them the series and the match.
The Indian contingent had a terrific outing on Day 9 of the Commonwealth Games, securing as many as 14 medals. Team India currently has 40 medals in their kitty, and are ranked fifth on the rankings table.Wrestling and weightlifting are two of the biggest contributors to the tally, with 12 and 10 medals coming in from the respective sport.
Bangladesh had to suffer a major setback at the hands of host Zimbabwe who defeated them by a margin of 5 wickets in the 1st ODI that was being played. While chasing a massive total of 303 runs, Bangladesh was always the hot favorite and was expected to outplay Zimbabwe, but the hosts had some other ideas in mind. In one of the greatest tales of comebacks so far, Zimbabwe defeated Bangladesh for the first time since 2013.
Birmingham| In one of the major setbacks, the Indian women's hockey team bowed out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. India was going strength to strength and they left no stone unturned to give a tough fight to the Australians who were undoubtedly the favorites. Team India made sure that they do not leave any kinds of loose ends in the match and displayed a dominant side of their game.
CWG 2022 INDW vs ENGW: Women's cricket has made its debut in the Commonwealth Games this time around and it is the Indian team that is eyeing a historic feat in today's semi-final against England. The women in blue led by the skipper of all formats Harmanpreet Kaur have fared extremely well as they won 2 out of their 3 group stage matches against arch-rivals Pakistan and Barbados. India had started very strongly against Australia too but a few tactical errors from their side on the field cost th
Amidst all the logistical and clearance-related issues which were certain to plague the last two T20Is scheduled to be played in the states, both India and West Indies have reached Florida and have started their training sessions. India currently leads the five-match T20I series by a margin of 2-1. The men in blue have an opportunity in their hands and they will try to clinch the series as they lock horns against the Caribbean side later today.
Birmingham| India, after the conclusion of the 8th day, has finally made some huge gains in the CWG leaderboard and has claimed the 5th spot in the medal tally list. Courtesy of its wrestling contingency India has made some notable progression. On Friday, August 5, 2022, Indian boxers clinched 3 gold medals, 1 silver medal, and 2 bronze medals. India was on the 7th spot before action on day 8 began. With other events to follow on the second last day, it is expected that India will finish in the
Birmingham| India has registered their best day in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 with Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, and Deepak Punia winning gold medals in wrestling. Along with these three veterans, Anshu Malik clinched the silver and Mohit Grewal won the bronze. Apart from wrestling, the men's quartet team of Lawn Bowl have reached the finals as they defeated England 13-12 win in the semi-final.
Arshad Nadeem, Pakistan's javelin thrower, wished Neeraj Chopra to get well soon and said that he'll miss competing against the Olympic gold medallist.Neeraj won a historic silver at the World Championships last month with a throw of 88.13m as Arshad finished fifth after becoming the first Pakistani to qualify for the finals.
Shakib Al Hasan has been one of the greatest cricketers in the history of Bangladesh cricket. As far as Bangladesh cricket and the passion of their fans are taken into account, the stature of Shakib is no less than what Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma enjoy in India. It will be fair to say that Hasan with his brilliant display of cricketing prowess has put Bangladesh cricket on the world map in more than one way. The left-handed batsman and spinner is extremely handy and is equally good both with th
Birmingham| India has fared very well at the Commonwealth Games and has clinched 20 medals which include 6 gold medals, 7 silver medals, and 7 bronze medals. India is still tranked on the seventh spot and they will look to improve their position on the leaderboard as the multi-nation sporting event approaches its close. Keeping the hopes alive, top seeds Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghoshal have comfortably cruised into the quarter-finals with a clinical 11-8, 11-4 win over Wales. They defeated th
Birmingham| On the seventh day of the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022, which is being hosted in Birmingham, India successfully clinched two medals. Sudhir clinched the gold in para powerlifting whereas Murali Sreeshankar won the silver medal in long jump. Both of them created history as they became the first Indian to win gold and silver in their respective categories. With the recent additions, India's medal count has gone up to 20 but they remain stranded in the seventh position.
Day seven of the Commonwealth Games turned out to be a great one for the Indian contingent as medals were assured and teams raced ahead to knockouts.To start with, Hima Das qualified for the 200m semifinals, and PV Sindhu defeated Maldives' Fathimath Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the women's singles event. Kidambi Srikanth won his game vs Daniel Wanagaliya in the men's single round of 32 badminton event.
Amit Panghal put in an absolutely terrific performance and assured India of another medal as the 26-year-old punched his way to an easy victory over Scotland's Lennon Mulligan at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
Hima Das and PV Sindhu had a great outing on Day 7 of the Commonwealth Games as the former qualified for the 200m semifinals and Sindhu defeated Maldives' Fathimath Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the women's singles event.
Birmingham| India took on Barbados in the last league game of the Commonwealth Cricket Championship. With their dominant display of batting, team India marched ahead in the competition and have now solidified a place for themselves in the semi-final of the tournament. With Pakistan and Barbados being eliminated, it is now India and Australia who will have a shot at the prized gold medal from group A.
Birmingham| Putting up a spectacular show and bringing their A-game to the table, India women have handed a crushing defeat to Barbados as they displayed a clinical performance. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian side outplayed the Caribbean side and inflicted a loss of 100 runs. Barbados is now eliminated from the Commonwealth Games cricket championship and India is just waiting to see the opponents they will face in the all-important semi-final on Saturday. India along with Barbados was clubbed w
Birmingham| Exceeding all expectations, the athletes in the Indian contingency have managed to do pretty well in the ongoing Commonwealth Games which is being played in Birmingham. The Indian team has managed to bring their A-game to the table and has delivered many historical performances. As of now, India has managed to win 18 medals in six days which includes 5 golds, 6 silvers, and 7 bronze medals. It was the Indian weightlifting team that helped India scale great heights. The Indian weightl
Birmingham| High jump athlete Tejaswin Prakash's story has been nothing sort of a dramatic turnaround. The last-minute addition to India's Commonwealth Games squad, Prakash has made history as he became the first Indian athlete to win a bronze medal in the final of the high jump contest. The 23-year-old athlete who finished sixth in the 2018 Gold Coast edition with the best jump of 2.24m has achieved a feat that nobody thought about.
Birmingham| The Indian contingency is going strength to strength in the ongoing edition of the Commonwealth games. Team India has clinched 18 CWG medals so far and is currently placed in the seventh position. Australia is comfortably stationed in first place with 123 medals followed by England who have a total of 103 medals. The Indian team certainly can't finish at the top of the table but they can still make it to the top 5 countries on the leaderboard. Team India with 101 medals had registere