AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday September 2, 2015
The Commonwealth Games in Durban, on the east coast, will be the first to be held in Africa.
Reuters | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Durban was the only bidder for the multi-sports event after Canadian city Edmonton withdrew from contention in February.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 1, 2015
A court in New Delhi on Tuesday reserved its order on pronouncing the quantum of sentence in Commonwealth Games (CWG) street lights case after the CBI requested it to award maximum punishment to the four convicts.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Dipa Karmakar, who won bronze in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, finished with 14.725 points.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 8, 2015
Mandeep Jhangra went to Australia as part of the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme accompanied by his mentor Akhil Kumar, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist.
Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2015
The 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta defeated the top-seeded Dutch pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek 21-19, 21-16 to clinch the USD 50,000 Canada Open Grand Prix tournament on Sunday night.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday June 28, 2015
With the game tantalisingly poised at 14-14, the Commonwealth Games silver medallist duo of Jwala and Ashwini pocketed four straight points to surge ahead at 18-14. The points proved crucial as they pocketed the game 21-17.
Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2015
Sarita Devi, who won silver and bronze medals in last year's Commonwealth and Asian Games, respectively, underwent a surgery in the right wrist and then had her rehabilitation in Bangalore with the help of Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ).
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday June 18, 2015
Ajay Jayaram beat Czech Republic's Jan Frohlich, 16th seed Sai Praneeth overcame Danish Christian Lind Thomsen and Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Gurusaidutt defeated compatriot Anand Pawar.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Krishna Poonia, the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, had finished seventh in women's discus throw event in London but her position was upgraded to sixth after Russian Darya Pishchalnikova was stripped off her silver medal as she later tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid.
Indo-AsianNews Service,Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Gurusaidutt first beat Malaysian Ai Wei Jian 21-13, 21-9 in 29 minutes before downing Japan's Kazumasa Sakai 21-15, 21-8 in 32 minutes.
Saturday May 23, 2015
Commonwealth Games silver medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg), Shiva Thapa (56kg), Manish Kaushik (60kg), and Manoj Kumar (64kg) won the gold medals.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 21, 2015
Dilbagh Singh had alleged that Akhil Kumar, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, had influenced the selection committee in the national team trials last year to get his protege Mandeep Jangra picked in the squad.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Of the 18-man squad, 14 were World Cup-winners just a year ago while 13 were part of the team that won the Commonwealth Games gold last August. The exception is the inclusion of 18-year-old forward Blake Govers, the brother of Olympic bronze medallist Kieran, who is selected following a series of impressive performances.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
?National record holder Vikas Gowda, the 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist and Asian Games silver medal winner, will pocket $4000 for the third-place finish, besides earning one Diamond League point.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 6, 2015
Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Vikas Gowda?and Seema Punia, who won a gold in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, have been recommended by Athletics Federation of India for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Vikas Gowda, the reigning Commonwealth Games champion and silver winner in 2014 Asian Games, added half a metrE more to his performance at Chula Vista a few days back where he had come up with a throw of 65.25m to qualify for World Championships in Beijing in August.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday April 25, 2015
Even if hosting the Olympics in 2024 appears unlikely, observers say Indian Prime Minister?Narendra Modi may sanction a bid for further down the line, although he will be anxious to avoid a repeat of the embarrassing headlines that accompanied the shambolic 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 14, 2015
The Commonwealth Games gold medal winning shooter last Saturday earned India its second Olympic quota in shooting after notching up the 10m air rifle bronze in the ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) in Changwon, Korea.
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 12, 2015
An Asian and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, Jitu aggregated a total of 181.1 points to finish third on the podium, missing out on the gold medal shoot-out by 0.4 points.
Reuters | Monday April 6, 2015
The lifters were tested by the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) during five domestic tournaments and also out-of-competition. The IWF did not disclose details about the banned substances used but revealed the tainted lifters included 2006 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Geeta Rani.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 6, 2015
Jamie Dwyer, the greatest-ever hockey player from Australia, has one gold and two bronze medals in the Olympics, two World Cup gold medals, three Commonwealth Games gold, six Champions Trophy titles and two Oceania cup gold besides two silver medals each in the World Cup and Champions Trophy to his credit.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Saina Nehwal will start her Malaysia Open Super Series campaign against Indonesia's Maria Febe Kusumastuti while Srikanth will face 2010 Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Rajiv Ouseph of England
Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
The 28-year-old Sardar Singh made his debut for the senior team against Pakistan in 2006 and since then he has played more than 200 international matches and has successfully contributed towards Indian hockey. Saba Anjum, on the other hand, was one of the most prominent forwards and represented India in the 2002 Asian Games, 2004 Asia Cup, Commonwe...