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Saina wins singles gold

What a day it was for Indian badminton! Two gold medals - one unexpected and the other unexpectedly hard-earned; together, the duo of...»

Jwala-Ashwini clinch doubles gold

G. Jwala and Ashwini Ponappa made history by winning India's first ever doubles gold in the Commonwealth Games badminton competition. Coa...»

India finishes second in medals tally

The euphoric finish with its biggest ever haul in the Commonwealth Games and to top it the second position in the medals tally is cer...»

Singaporeans dominate, but India still happy

There couldn't have, possibly, been a sad face — personal disappointments aside — among the Indian table tennis contingen...»

Best performance

The stars had failed to deliver, but Indian boxing asserted its strength as all three finalists delivered the gold medals, though one of...»

Suranjoy, Manoj and Samota bag gold

India bagged three gold medals on the final day of the boxing competitions of the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. With three go...»

Heena Sidhu misses gold by a whisker

Heena Sidhu missed the air pistol gold by 0.3 points and Gagan Narang failed to make the rifle prone final, as India wound up with 14...»

Sharath Kamal and Saha strike gold

Sharath Kamal lifted his partner Subhajit Saha in joy, then rushed to his foreign coach Massimo Constantini and hugged him before tur...»

Kashyap stops Chetan for bronze

It is rare to find two Indians battling for a medal in a multi-discipline event. One such opportunity was on view on Wednesday, when...»

Heena spearheads air pistol team to gold

Heena Sidhu spearheaded the Indian women's air pistol team to the gold, but Gagan Narang's dream run was halted as the men's prone te...»

Indian women pull off historic track win

The ambience was electric. So was the performance. There was a medal rush by the Indians at the Commonwealth Games here on T...»

Sharath Kamal enters semifinals

India's Sharath Kamal produced the magic for which the crowd had thronged the Yamuna Sports Complex, with a wonderfully crafted 11-7,...»

‘India can host the worlds'

The facilities at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee aquatics complex came in for high praise on Tuesday from FINA president, Dr. Julio Cesar Mag...»

India finishes fifth; Australia's all-round show earns it the gold

Indian gymnasts showed promise but could not match the standards of the top sides and finished fifth in the Commonwealth Games rhythm...»

Jwala-Ashwini, Saina in final

G. Jwala and Ashwini Ponappa provided just the kind of healing touch the bruised hearts of a packed audience at the Siri Fort needed....»

Saurav-Joshna make exit

Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa failed to overcome the Malaysian combination of Nicol David and Beng Hee Ong and made a graceful exit f...»

Vijender's absence may affect attendance

The controversy and disappointment over Vijender Singh's loss in the 75 kg category has dampened the mood among boxers, officials and fa...»

India’s highest medal tally in the history of CWG

India achieved its best ever gold tally at the Commonwealth Games, reaching the figure of 32 medals on Tuesday to eclipse its previou...»

Poonia ends the long wait for gold

India's long wait for an athletics gold at the Commonwealth Games is over. Fifty two years after the great Milkha Singh gave the coun...»

Suranjoy Singh records a rousing win

Mayengbam Suranjoy Singh kept India's colours flying high with a rousing victory on a disappointing day for the host country at the b...»

Soumyadeep Roy upsets William Henzell

Soumyadeep Roy is past his prime, his critics insist. His performance in the team event, perhaps, indicated as much. After the knee surg...»

Kashyap, Saina make it to semifinals

P. Kashyap could not have chosen a better stage to perform and be known among this own people as the next big name in Indian badminto...»

Hard work and planning paid off, says Sushil

Sushil Kumar said rigorous hard work and planning had resulted in the gold rush for the wrestlers in the Games. Fielding a w...»

Ghosal-Joshna survive

As anticipated, Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa remained the only Indian challengers in the fray when they made the knockout phase...»

Sushil Kumar proves his class

World champion Sushil Kumar proved his class to bag another freestyle gold medal for India even as two other home wrestlers narrowly...»

Surbhi and Anaka win

Surbhi Mishra and Anaka Alankamony scored an important victory over Kenya's Safina Madhan and 12-year-old Khaaliqa Nimji to stay aliv...»

Rahul, Deepika win gold medals

Indian recurve archers stood their ground despite stiff competition to bag two golds and as many bronze medals in the Commonwealth Ga...»

Easy for Indians

For the second successive day, all the Indians won as expected in the Commonwealth Games badminton competition at the Siri Fort Compl...»

Vijender kayoes Elias

Vijender Singh entered the semifinals in sensational fashion by knocking out his opponent Elias Nashivela of Nambia in the very first...»

Dinesh Deshapriya, a courageous athlete

Dinesh Deshapriya appeared a normal paddler when he lost 4-1 to Liam Pitchford of England in a men's individual first round contest o...»

Somdev claims gold

Somdev Devvarman became India's first tennis gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Australia's Greg Jones...»

Silver show from Prajusha and Gowda

Two silvers in two hours. India had its best day in the Commonwealth Games athletics at the Nehru Stadium here on Sunday evening. Men...»

India makes semifinals with emphatic win

With a display that mirrored artistry, adeptness and authority, India inflicted one of the worst defeats ever on Pakistan to make the...»

Yogeshwar, Narsingh land gold

Yogeshwar Dutt and Narsingh Pancham Yadav contributed to India's ever-growing treasure of wrestling gold medals in the Commonwealth G...»

Harminder wins India's first ever walks medal

Harminder Singh won the 20-km race walk bronze in the Commonwealth Games here. It was India's first-ever medal in the walks in Common...»

Rodionova thwarts Sania to take gold

Australia's Anastasia Rodionova survived a boorish Delhi crowd and spirited resistance from Sania Mirza to strike gold in women's sin...»

Amandeep, Suranjoy make semifinals

Amandeep Singh and Suranjoy Singh were assured of medals as they won their respective quarterfinal bouts in the boxing competitions o...»

Saurav Ghosal & Joshna make winning start

Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa are well aware of the expectations of the squash lovers in the country. They have seldom played togethe...»

Monika Devi claims bronze

Laishsram Monika Devi, a silver medallist at Melbourne in the 69 kg class, won the bronze in the women's 75 kg category of the weight...»

Alka and Anita give the performance of their life

Alka Tomar and Anita gave the performances of their life to clinch a gold medal each in the women's wrestling at the Commonwealth Gam...»

Fourth gold for Narang

Gagan Narang stayed on course for a record gold haul in the Commonwealth Games, as he defended his 3-position rifle individual title...»

Indians take air pistol, rapid fire pistol pairs

World record holder Ronjan Sodhi fought the odds to win the men’s double trap silver, even as the host continued to assert its...»

Kashyap's win takes India closer to final

P. Kashyap pulled off one of the most crucial victories of his career when he upstaged World number 16 Rajiv Ouseph and took India cl...»

Indian men's compound team hits silver

If there is an award for a team that has proved the critics wrong in the Commonwealth Games, it should go to the archery compound tea...»

Devvarman rallies past Statham

The residual hopes of catching a decent tennis match at the Commonwealth Games surged to a new high on Friday as fixtures violated th...»

Renu Bala clinches weightlifting gold

Katulu Ravi Kumar and Yumnam Renu Bala Chanu earned India's first gold medals at the Commonwealth Games weightlifting competition at...»

Prasanta grabs India’s first medal in pool

India's Prasanta Karmakar made history on Wednesday by clinching the first ever medal in a paralympic event of the Commonwealth Games...»

Narang outshines Bindra, Omkar takes gold

Indian shooters take tally to five gold and five silver medals »

Rajender wins wrestling gold

Rajender Kumar's 55kg gold medal provided some solace as other Indian grapplers disappointed in the Greco-Roman competitions here on...»

Noria, Sodhi win double trap silver

Junior world champion Asher Noria and world No.3 Ronjan Sodhi of India teamed up to win the silver in the men’s pairs double trap...»

Devvarman has it easy; Bopanna misses out

It was time for wonders and surprises, blunders and crises in second round tennis action at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Rush...»

India's chances in jeopardy after loss to Australia

India slipped into the grey zone in women's hockey on Wednesday. The threat of not making it to the semifinal looms large as, lacking...»

Bindra and Narang assert their class

Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra and double world record holder Gagan Narang asserted their class winning the air rifle pairs gold at the...»

Triple wrestling gold for India

Indian wrestlers made a clean sweep of the Greco-Roman gold medals at stake on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games wrestling co...»

Shooters Tejaswini, Lajja scoop silver

Women shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Lajja Goswami continued India’s medal rush on the second day of the Commonwealth Games, winnin...»

India breezes past Barbados

In view of the tougher matches ahead, India preferred to rest Chetan Anand and test P. Kashyap against lesser-rated Barbados en route...»

Devvarman quells Mulling's challenge

Somdev Devvarman sputtered into action at the R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium on Tuesday, overcoming an indifferent start to set right an...»

Swimmers Khade, Sejwal qualify for semis

Indian swimmers Veerdhawal Khade and Sandeep Sejwal qualified for the semifinals of the 50-metre butterfly and 100-metre breaststroke ev...»

Indian women just manage to hold Scotland

India almost slipped at the first hurdle on Monday. Only a brilliant backhander by Jasjit Handa saved the day for the host team as it...»

India blanks Kenya

The conditions tested Saina Nehwal more than her Kenyan rivals as India raced away to a resounding 5-0 victory in the mixed team cham...»

India opens the Games with a silver and bronze

Ng. Soniya Chanu and A. Sandhya Rani Devi opened India's campaign in the weightlifting campaign with a silver and bronze medal in the...»

Indian men’s swimming quartet makes history

Indian swimming on Monday made Commonwealth Games history when the quartet of Virdhawal Khade, Anshul Kothari, Arjun Jayaprakash and Aar...»

Pages from the past Digging out some classic articles from our exhaustive archives.

That night...June 25, 1983

Field Marshal extraordinaire

Giving the boys their due

The fascinating journey with Lara

Salute to a great team in decline

Let us resolve...

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