Friday, June 22, 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018

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 India might struggle to repeat their CWG success at Asian Games this year

India finished CWG 2018 with an impressive medals tally of 66, making it their second-best ever performance in the Games after in New Delhi in 2010. Serious administrative lapses ' such as needles found in the rooms of some athletes...

How PV Sindhu’s rise inspired Saina Nehwal to raise her game

Sporting rivalries are not just about two players or teams vying for the prize in a competition. There's much more significance to the word a rivalry in the field of sports than what meets the eye. It's not just about...

Hockey India must shoulder the blame for Commonwealth Games debacle

When the final hooter of bronze medal match between India and England rang, every Indian hockey fan has just one response to Indian team's performance - disgust. Apart from last two minutes against England in the final pool game, Indian...

CWG 2018: India’s athletes fly high, federations stoop low

If we look at the medal tally, this is India's third best performance at the Commonwealth Games. India have won 101 medals in the 2010 edition which was held in Delhi, and 69 medals in the 2002 CWG that...