Friday, December 14, 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Yet another shambolic display by Indian cyclists

Indian cyclist Manjeet Singh failed to qualify in the men's 15km Scratch Race at the 21st Commonwealth Games. Manjeet finished a disappointing 13th in Heat 2 of the competition with England's Christopher Latham topping the list. Earlier, the Indian...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Names mixed up in official entry lists for Indian Athletes

Bizarre controversies leading up to any major tournament is nothing new and, indeed, it has been the case for Indian sportspeople in the days leading up to the Commonwealth Games. But perhaps the one National Sports Federation which seems...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Day 5 Schedule, Preview, Live updates

Please refresh for updates Weightlifting Women's +90kg: Purnima Pandey's final Snatch weight of 94kg places her on 8th and last among contenders. Women's 90kg: Lalchhanhimi also placed last after Final Snatch was calculated as 85kg. Shooting Smit Singh has qualified for final after scoring...

CWG 2018: When CBSE helped Anish Bhanwala win Gold

Earlier this year, fifteen year old Anish Bhanwal found himself in quite a fix. On the one hand were his rapidly approaching XI board exams, regarded as the first big step in a person's academic life. On the other...

Ashwini Ponnappa: The badminton hero India forgets to appreciate

When one hears the name Ashwini Ponnappa, you are immediately transported to the Golden era of Indian Doubles badminton when two women, fighting all odds, managed to do what Singles badminton could not at the time. It was an...

Politics over my Commonwealth Games medal unfortunate, unnecessary: Gururaja

It was weightlifter Gururaja Poojary who opened India's medal account at the recent Commonwealth Games, but the 25-year-old from Karnataka has expressed sadness over the political battle surrounding his medal and the lack of real returns. Speaking to The Bridge,...

Why Lovlina Borgohain is a part of the renaissance in Indian women’s boxing

Every major athletic event usually throws up heart-breaking stories of the incredible apathy and disdain of sports organizers in our country and how our sportspersons fight a solitary battle against the system, winning over insurmountable obstacles en route to...

Can Satwik and Chirag recreate the early Lee-Hesh days in Badminton?

In 2016, much to the annoyance of Satwiksairaj RankiReddy and Chirag Shetty, the two shuttlers found themselves torn from their previous partners and were asked to play together. Neither of the two welcomed the change and within weeks of...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Day 1 schedule

India have had a mixed day so far but what does the rest of the day look like at the 2018 Commonwealth Games? A loss in Hockey, straight wins in Badminton Team, Table Tennis Team (Men and Women) and even...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Punam Yadav adds on to Weightlifting medals, wins Gold

Punam Yadav made her presence felt at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games by winning the Gold medal in the Women's 69 kg Weightlifting category. She was India's fifth Gold medal winner in the ongoing Games, which was followed by...