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India finished 2018 Commonwealth Games with an impressive medals tally of 66, making it their second-best ever performance in the Games after in New Delhi in 2010.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Pooja Dhanda, India’s rising wrestling star, targets gold

India's rising star Pooja Dhanda singlehandedly set the third season of the Pro Wrestling afire with a series of victories over top international stars. However, this is just the beginning of the journey for her. The young wrestler is...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian men’s hockey begins with classic clash vs Pakistan

Just a few hours remain before the Indian men's hockey team commences its campaign at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with a lip-smacking, high-voltage clash against neighbours Pakistan. The historic rivalry between these two nations, be it in...

Commonwealth Games 2018: The resolute stamina of Ashwini Ponnappa

April 14 is a day Ashwini Ponnappa is unlikely to forget. Not because of the Commonwealth bronze she won for the women's doubles but because the day saw her playing a frankly astounding four matches. At just 28, Ashwini Ponnappa...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sathish Sivalingam leads a confident bunch of young Indian weightlifters

Any discussion on the prospects of Indian Men weightlifter will be incomplete without more than a mention of India's most experienced and arguably India's best weightlifter since Katulu Ravi Kumar- Sathish Sivalingam. Participating in the 77kg category, this soft spoken...

Indian Women’s Hockey Team defeat World No. 2 England 2-1 to keep Semi-final hopes alive

The Indian Women's Hockey Team maintained their hopes of qualifying for the Semi-Final of the Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games as they produced an emphatic 2-1 victory over World No. 2 England in Pool A. It was an impressive...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Complete schedule by discipline

The much-awaited Commonwealth Games is about to start in Gold Coast on April 5, and the athletes are already making their way to the island nation for the sporting extravaganza. After winning the bid in November 2011 ahead of...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Delhi Government announces cash reward for Manika Batra

Every once in a while there comes an athlete who forces the world to sit up and take notice. It is then that the appreciation starts pouring in in the form of cash rewards, support and encouragement. Manika Batra...

Commonwealth Games 2018: AFI announces Indian squad

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) announced the squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games which begins on the 4th of April. After the list was sent to the sports ministry for approval, confirmed names have now been announced. Of the...

Commonwealth Games 2018: After Rio disappointment, Sathish Sivalingam redeems himself with a gold

Going into the Commonwealth Games, India's lifters were the brightest ray of hope and they have not disappointed so far. After Gururaja won silver in the men's 56kg category on the opening day, his achievement was followed by the...

How Manika Batra turned out to be a giant-killer this year

Manika Batra finished her Commonwealth Games campaign with four medals after she and her partner Sathiyan Gnanasekaran defeated Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das in the mixed doubles bronze medal match. On Saturday, India's top-ranked female paddler had beaten Singapore's Mengyu...

Hockey in the Himalays: A Photo Story

Ladakh (India) - In the brutal months of winter, when temperatures drop as low as -20 C, almost all farming activities stop. Tourism disappears. On frozen lakes all across Ladakh, locals can be seen ice skating, often with shoes converted into skates by strapping...

Legendary Badminton coach Mulyo Handoyo may part ways with India

Mulyo Handoyo will no longer be a part of Indian Badminton unit as the Indonesian coach as he is likely to return home and join his family. According to The Indian Express, he is left with a choice either to take the flight to...