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Commonwealth Games 2022: India's schedule on August 8

The Indian shuttlers will play their respective finals on the last day of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games on Monday. Seasoned paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal has set his eyes on another gold when he will be in action in the men's singles final.

8 Aug 2022 1:54 am
CWG: Sharath Kamal-Sreeja Akula pair wins gold in mixed doubles TT

Indian table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal defied age to team up with young Sreeja Akula to win the mixed doubles gold medal at the Commonwealth Games here on Sunday. Barring a blip in the second game, Sharath and Akula pair was in complete control of the tie, comfortably beating Javen Choong and Karen Lyne of Malaysia 11-4, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6 in the gold medal contest. Sharath produced a class act to also reach the men's singles final.

8 Aug 2022 1:30 am
Big stage fright gets to India again as they lose to Australia in CWG final

The Indian women's cricket team once again succumbed to the big stage fright to suffer a nine-run defeat against the mighty Australia in the gold medal match of the Commonwealth Games. The 'Women In Blue' lost the battle of nerves and also the last five wickets for 13 runs with some poor strategic moves and even more atrocious shot selections leaving a lot to be desired. Chasing 162 for victory, India were bundled out for 152 in the final over.

8 Aug 2022 1:20 am
India win 5th T20I by 88 runs, complete 4-1 Windies rout

Shreyas Iyer roared back to form with a stroke-filled 64 while the spinners picked up all the 10 wickets as India recorded yet another one-sided 88-run victory over West Indies to wrap up 5-match T20I series by a comprehensive 4-1 margin. Iyer's fifty and useful contributions from Deepak Hooda (38) and Hardik Pandya (28) propelled India to 188/7. In reply, West Indies were all out for 100 inside 16 overs as one of the most lopsided T20I bilateral series came to an end.

8 Aug 2022 12:07 am
CWG 2022: Dipika-Saurav bag mixed doubles bronze in squash

The Indian mixed doubles pair of Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal won the bronze medal in the squash event of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 11:30 pm
CWG 2022: Indian women's hockey team celebrates their victory after winning bronze medal

The Indian women's hockey team celebrated their victory after winning the bronze medal in the CommonWealth Games 2022. The hockey team defeated New Zealand 2-1 in shootout to win the medal. The team players were seen dancing in a video.

7 Aug 2022 11:25 pm
McGrath plays CWG final despite testing positive for COVID-19

In a dramatic development, Australia all-rounder Tahlia McGrath was named in the playing eleven for the Commonwealth Games final despite testing positive for COVID-19.

7 Aug 2022 11:04 pm
HI writes to FIH on clock fiasco at CWG; wants regulations to be amended

Miffed with the 'timekeeping' fiasco that rocked the Commonwealth Games, an angry Hockey India has asked the world body (FIH) to immediately amend the regulations and take strict action against technical officials, who commit such errors.

7 Aug 2022 9:06 pm
CWG 2022: Sharath-Sathiyan settle for silver in men's doubles TT

The seasoned Indian pair of Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan was outsmarted by familiar foes Paul Drinkhall and Liam Pitchford of England in the men's doubles final at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 8:30 pm
5th T20I Live: India eye another strong show against WI

IND vs WI 5th T20I Live Score: Get live cricket score updates of the fifth T20I match between India vs West Indies. Check live scorecard, ball by ball commentary, cricket score online on Times of India.

7 Aug 2022 6:49 pm
Bagnaia wins British MotoGP after pole-sitter Zarco crashes

Italian rider Francesco Bagnaia won the British MotoGP on Sunday with championship leader Fabio Quartararo finishing eighth. Ducati rider Bagnaia moves up to third in the world championship after his second Grand Prix victory in a row following the Dutch MotoGP.

7 Aug 2022 6:46 pm
CWG 2022: Indian women's hockey team beats New Zealand, wins bronze

CWG 2022: Indian women's hockey team beats New Zealand, wins bronze

7 Aug 2022 6:02 pm
CWG 2022: When walking would suffice, Avinash Sable ran

Brought up in penury, Avinash Sable ran when walking would suffice. He would carry out most of the activities, including covering a distance of six kilometres from his home to school, running. Both ways, every day, for years. Little did the Sables know their son's everyday routine from younger days were gradually turning into baby steps to a career in athletics.

7 Aug 2022 5:51 pm
Sreeja Akula suffers heartbreaking loss, misses bronze by a whisker

India's Sreeja Akula suffered a heartbreaking loss at the Commonwealth Games here as she went down to Australia's Yangzi Liu 3-4 in a close bronze medal play-off.

7 Aug 2022 5:51 pm
CWG 2022: Sandeep Kumar wins bronze in men's 10,000m racewalk

India's Sandeep Kumar won a bronze in the men's 10,000m racewalk event with a personal best time on the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 5:33 pm
CWG 2022: Annu Rani wins bronze in javelin throw

Annu Rani scripted history as she became the first Indian female javelin thrower to win a medal, a bronze, in the Commonwealth Games on the penultimate day on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 5:32 pm
India win historic gold and silver in men's triple long jump

Eldhose Paul led India's historic 1-2 finish in men's triple jump at the Commonwealth Games as he won a rare gold medal in track and field events and was followed by fellow Kerala athlete Abdulla Aboobacker here on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 5:22 pm
CWG 2022: Indian boxers Nitu, Amit Panghal strike gold

Indian boxer Nitu Ghanghas won the women's 48kg Commonwealth Games title before Amit Panghal (men's 51kg) joined her on the top of the podium, on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 4:10 pm
CWG 20222: PV Sindhu, Laskhya Sen enter singles final

Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu stayed on course for an elusive gold medal while Laskhya Sen entered his maiden final at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

7 Aug 2022 3:50 pm
4th T20I: I turned to slower balls to unsettle WI batters, says Avesh

India pacer Avesh Khan's redemption, after being whacked around the Caribbean grounds with strong wind and short boundaries, came about after he slowed down his pace following skipper Rohit Sharma's advice.

7 Aug 2022 2:14 pm
Manchester United must let Cristiano Ronaldo leave: Rooney

Former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney believes that the club must let Cristiano Ronaldo leave if they are to build a successful team for the future under new manager Erik ten Hag.

7 Aug 2022 9:38 am
Will try to continue my good performance: Vinesh Phogat

After winning the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022, Vinesh Phogat said that she will try to perform better in the upcoming competitions. Indian grappler Vinesh Phogat won the gold medal in the Women's Freestyle 53 kg Nordic category in the Commonwealth Games 2022.

7 Aug 2022 8:38 am
Next target is Asian Games, 2024 Olympics: Naveen

After clinching the gold medal in the Men's Freestyle 74kg category final, Naveen said that he will focus on performing better in Asian Games and 2024 Paris Olympics.

7 Aug 2022 8:14 am
Commonwealth Games 2022: India's schedule on August 7

The Indian women's cricket team will have a chance to create history as they will take on Australia in the final of the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Sunday. Boxers can also add to India's golden rush with Nitu, Amit Panghal, Nikhat Zareen and Sagar featuring in their respective finals.

7 Aug 2022 2:08 am
Indian men beat South Africa 3-2 to enter CWG hockey final

Olympic bronze medallist India eked out a hard-fought 3-2 win over South Africa to qualify for the men's hockey final of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

7 Aug 2022 1:11 am
CWG 2022: Indian wrestlers sign off with 12 medals

Putting aside the mental and physical struggles that pegged her back, an intimidating Vinesh Phogat pounced on her rivals to complete a hat-trick of CWG gold medals while Ravi Dahiya too went unchallenged as Indian wrestlers wrapped up their campaign with a rich haul of 12 medals Saturday. Overall, India have won six gold, one silver and five bronze medals.

7 Aug 2022 12:44 am
CWG: Indian contingent officially challenges Sreeshankar's 4th jump

The Indian athletics contingent had officially challenged the decision of the long jump judges to foul Murali Sreeshankar's fourth attempt which he thought would have given him a gold in the Commonwealth Games.

6 Aug 2022 10:16 pm
Bajrang happy to have won CWG 2022 gold playing his 'natural, attacking game'

'Injury, 'recovery', 'gold medal'. These three words were heard often when the floor was opened for questions to Bajrang Punia. A day earlier, Bajrang successfully defended his 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) wrestling gold.

6 Aug 2022 9:50 pm
CWG 2022: Dipika-Saurav lose in semifinals, to play for bronze

The Indian mixed doubles pair of Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal suffered a 0-2 loss to New Zealand's Joelle King and Paul Coll in the semifinals of the squash competition at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 8:48 pm
CWG 2022: Sharath Kamal assures India of two more medals in TT

Star paddler Sharath Kamal continued his sensational run to reach the finals of both the men's and mixed doubles events and assure India of at least two more medals at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 8:34 pm
Mitrovic nets twice as Fulham hold Liverpool to a 2-2 draw

Aleksandar Mitrovic's brace of goals was cancelled out by strikes from Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah as newly promoted Fulham held Liverpool to a 2-2 draw by in the sides' opening game of the Premier League season at Craven Cottage on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 8:27 pm
CWG 2022: Mandhana, Rana take India to T20 final

All-rounder Sneh Rana showed nerves of steel by choking runs in death overs as Indian women's cricket team pipped hosts England by four runs to enter the final of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 7:54 pm
CWG 2022: Indian team wins silver in men's fours lawn bowls

India won its second medal in lawn bowls competition at the Commonwealth Games as the men's fours team settled for a silver medal after losing to Northern Ireland in the final on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 7:46 pm
CWG 2022: PV Sindhu enters women's singles semifinals

Double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu struggled past Malaysia's Goh Wei Jin in women's singles quarterfinals to stay on course for a maiden individual gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 7:07 pm
Hoare wins 1,500 metres gold as Wightman denied golden double

Australia's Oliver Hoare used a devastating late kick to claim a surprise win in the Commonwealth Games men's 1,500 metres on Saturday, as Scotland's newly minted world champion Jake Wightman was denied a golden double.

6 Aug 2022 6:24 pm
President, PM congratulate CWG medal winners Priyanka, Avinash

President Droupadi Murmu on Saturday congratulated Priyanka Goswami and Avinash Sable for winning Commonwealth Games medals in race walking and steeplechase respectively and hoped their feats will inspire millions.

6 Aug 2022 6:23 pm
From crisis of confidence to CWG gold, Sakshi Malik turns a corner

If she had not topped the wrestling trials for the Commonwealth Games, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik could not have overcome the 'crisis of confidence' she was experiencing over the last two years. She also strongly thought about retirement. The demons in her mind were understandable as she was losing to her juniors in the domestic circuit and had not done much of notice since getting that historic bronze in Rio Olympics six years ago.

6 Aug 2022 6:15 pm
CWG: Boxers Nitu Ghanghas, Amit Panghal storm into finals

Indian boxer Amit Panghal (51kg) displayed his class as he reached his second consecutive Commonwealth Games final while Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) also remained on course for a gold in her maiden appearance on Saturday.

6 Aug 2022 4:43 pm
CWG 2022: Priyanka clinches silver in 10,000m race walk

Priyanka Goswami on Saturday scripted history as she became the first Indian woman to win a medal in race walk with a silver in 10,000m event at the Commonwealth Games.

6 Aug 2022 4:21 pm
Sreeshankar's comeback: From life-threatening appendicitis to CWG silver

Had it not been for a controversial foul called on Sreeshankar's fourth-round jump, he would have been wearing gold instead of a silver in Birmingham, but he isn't complaining. I am happy that I was able to do a good jump in the fifth round and be on the podium, he said.

6 Aug 2022 2:17 pm
Dhoni gave me confidence, no shortcuts to India jersey: Deepak Chahar

The 29-year-old Chennai Super Kings' all-rounder, who has been training at the CSK academy after recovery from a hamstring injury, said his rise through the ranks was never smooth, but he kept working hard day and night to achieve his goal.

6 Aug 2022 1:34 pm
We lost momentum after clock howler: India women's hockey coach

Frustrated and angry by the 'clock howler' during the Indian women's hockey team's controversial Commonwealth Games semifinal loss to Australia, coach Janneke Schopman said her side was left deflated and lost momentum after the incident.

6 Aug 2022 12:54 pm
FIH 'sorry' for clock howler during Indian women's semifinal loss

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Saturday apologised for the clock controversy that took place during the Indian women's team's semifinal loss against Australia at the Commonwealth Games, saying it would horoughly review the incident.

6 Aug 2022 11:42 am
Indian wrestlers have demonstrated incredible form: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated wrestler Mohit Grewal on Saturday on winning a bronze medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Birmingham and said Indian grapplers have put up an incredible show in the tournament.

6 Aug 2022 10:09 am
CWG 2022: President congratulates Indian wrestlers

President Droupadi Murmu has lauded wrestlers Deepak Punia, Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal for winning laurels in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and said their feat has brought great joy and glory to the country.

6 Aug 2022 10:02 am
CWG 2022: India run into plucky South Africa in men's hockey

Much of the talk surrounding the men's hockey competition has been about who will beat Australia. There is an aura of invincibility around the team from Down Under, for good reason. They have won all six gold medals since the introduction of the sport in CWG in 1998.

6 Aug 2022 9:34 am