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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.