Tag Archives: Commonwealth


Commonwealth Super Middleweight

Vijender Singh to fight British boxer Lee Markham...

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will be gunning for his third professional title when he takes on Briton Lee Markham for the Commonwealth Super Middleweight belt on July 13 in London. “I will be competing...

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Asian Games

Sanjita Chanu in danger of losing her Gold...

Doping menace has come back to haunt Indian weightlifting. In a shocking development, leading woman weightlifter and two-time Commonwealth Games champion, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu, has failed a dope test. Her sample has tested positive for...

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hockey

Despite CWG 2018 snub, Sardar Singh least bent...

His indifferent form and doubts over fitness left the selectors with little choice but to overlook him for Commonwealth Games, and instead infuse young blood into the team, but former skipper Sardar Singh has not...

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Bajarang Punia

Bajrang Punia bags Gold in Freestyle Wrestling

After Sushil Kumar’s heroics, it was the turn of the lad from Jhajjar to make India proud in wrestling. The Asian Games silver medallist overcame his bout against Welshman Kane Charig which lasted just over...

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Power Lifting

Interest in Weightlifting surges after Commonwealth triumph

India’s recent success in weightlifting has prompted many youngsters, particularly girls, to take up the sport. Seeing Indian at the top of the podium at the Commonwealth Games has given the sport a new lease...

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Squash: India set to change its fortunes at the 2018 CWG

Squash: India set to change its fortunes at...

Squash is an indoor sport which is labelled as a core sport in the Commonwealth Games. It is mandatory for the host country to include squash in its sporting programme. There have been 6 editions...

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Commonwealth games

Another Chak De India in the making: Rani...

The year was 2002. The Indian women’s hockey team stunned one and all as they bagged the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games held in Manchester, England. They beat the hosts 2-1 in the final....

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Going against late father’s wishes and still rising to the Top

Going against late father’s wishes and still rising...

India would be relying on the shoulders of 19-year-old Tejaswin Shankar to bag a medal in high jump at the Commonwealth Games. Shankar might be only 19 years old, but he has experienced an eventful...

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ISSF World Cup

India top the medal tally at ISSF World...

Indian shooting followers found something to celebrate at the ISSF World Cup as India found itself on the top of the medal tally on Wednesday. The 10 days long event came to a close with...

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Nisha Sindhu won shooting

Indian team for CWG shooting

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) announced a 27-member Indian shooting team, on Tuesday, for the Commonwealth Games to be staged in Gold Coast, Australia, in April. With shooters like Chain Singh, Jitu Rai,...

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