Malhotra writes to Rathore on omission of shooting from 2022 CWG (19:02)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) All India Council of Sports (AICS) President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Monday requested Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra to take up strongly at all forums the issue of dropping the shooting discipline from the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Indian boxers will improve medals tally at Asiad: Boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav (11:24)
By Ajeyo BasuIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Praising his fellow boxers for their performance at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, star pugilist and gold medal winner Vikas Krishan Yadav asserted that the Indian squad will improve their medal haul at the Asian Games later this year.

Haryana to hire foreign coaches for sportspersons (19:44)IANS Photo Service
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Buoyant over the number of medals won by sportspersons from Haryana in the Commonwealth Games, the Haryana government has decided to hire foreign trainers to impart training to sportspersons in the state ahead of Olympics.

Learnt my lesson from rifle malfunction at CWG, says silver medallist Moudgil (14:06)
By Tridib Baparnash
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Satisfied with the silver-medal effort in women's 50 metre rifle 3 positions in her maiden Commonwealth Games (CWG), rising shooter Anjum Moudgil said she has learnt a lesson from the setback in the 50m rifle prone event where she was let down by malfunctioning equipment.

IPL-2018: KKR, Punjab look to continue winning streak (Preview) (11:20)
By Debayan MukherjeeIANS Photo Service
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will both be high on confidence after registering morale-boosting victories in their respective previous games, when they clash in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.

Three more Ugandan athletes disappear after CWG (04:12)IANS Photo Service
Kampala, April 20 (IANS) Three more Ugandan athletes have disappeared in Australia after the conclusion of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

I need to work more on my fitness, say TT sensation Manika Batra (13:48)
By Tridib BaparnashIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Till recently an emerging table-tennis star, Manika Batra has turned into an overnight sensation after her impressive run in the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, where she bagged medals in all four events on offer, including an unprecedented gold in the women's singles and team championship.

I will continue boxing till my body allows, says CWG gold medallist Mary Kom (IANS Interview) (13:28)
By Tridib BaparnashIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) After clinching her maiden Commonwealth Games medal, five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom says she took the Gold Coast Games as a challenge and has urged other athletes to "flush out" the age factor.

With 11 medals, Indian Oil sports stars shine at 2018 CWG (21:54)IANS Photo Service
Ahmedabad, April 18 (IANS) State-owned oil marketing behemoth Indian Oil's sports champions delivered a record performance by winning 11 medals -- four Gold, four Silver and three Bronze -- at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) at Gold Coast, Australia.

Army felicitates CWG medallists (21:24)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday felicitated army athletes who were a part of the Indian contingent for the recently concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) held in Gold Coast, Australia.

After CWG silver, boxer Satish now targets Olympic gold (IANS Interview) (14:28)
By Ajeyo Basu
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Having narrowly lost the Super Heavyweight (+91 kilogram) title at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (CWG), Indian boxer Satish Kumar Yadav is now looking forward to winning gold at bigger events like the Asian Games and Olympics.

Paddler Mouma Das has anxious moments over baggage at airport (23:56)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) India's table tennis ace Mouma Das, who returned home on Tuesday after a spectacular double medal conquest at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, spent some anxious hours when the Delhi Customs held her check-in baggage after detecting a power bank, which the player said she did not carry.

Mouma now eyes a good show in Sweden world team championships (22:58)IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Returning to a warm welcome here after a spectacular Commonwealth Games performance, ace table tennis player Mouma Das on Tuesday said she was now eyeing a good show in the World Team championship in Sweden beginning later this month.

CWG performance just the start: BFI President (20:08)
By Tridib BaparnashIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Congratulating the Indian contingent, which returned with an impressive haul of nine medals from the just-concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh on Tuesday warned the boxers not to get carried away with the recent accolades.

Gold Coast encouraging, Asian Games will be tough (Column: Just Sport) (19:48)
By Veturi SrivatsaIANS Photo Service
For India, the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games is remembered more for weightlifter Subrata Paul testing positive for a banned drug than 32 medals the country won. The entire officialdom was there more to canvass for African support to host the Games in India.

CWG medal a huge boost for me, says shooter Mehuli (IANS Interview) (18:30)
By Kaushik KumarIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Teenaged shooting sensation Mehuli Ghosh reckons that her silver medal at the just-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) is a huge boost as it will help her at future competitions.

Ready to roar for my next fight: P.V. Sindhu (12:04)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) On the back of her gruelling final match at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG), ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu says no loss is ever enough to stop her from believing in herself, and she is once again ready to roar.

Haryana to honour 22 CWG medal winners on April 26 (23:38)IANS Photo Service
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) With one-third - 22 out of the 66 - Indian medal winners in the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in the Australian city of Gold Coast being from Haryana, the state government announced on Monday that it will honour all of them on April 26.

India on right path to become sporting powerhouse, says IOA Chief (15:16)
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) After the Indian contingent finished third in the medals tally at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG), an elated Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chief Narinder Dhruv Batra on Monday said the nation is on the right path to become a sporting powerhouse.

CWG organisers apologise for 'shameful' closing ceremony (13:48)IANS Photo Service
Canberra, April 16 (IANS) The organizers of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have apologised for Sunday's closing ceremony on Sunday night which has been roundly criticised for not including athletes.

Modi hails India's performance at Gold Coast CWG (20:50)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Congratulating India's contingent at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the competitors will motivate more youngsters to pursue sports.

India ends third best CWG show with seven medals on final day (Intro Roundup) (18:12)IANS Photo Service
Gold Coast (Australia), April 15 (IANS) The star badminton trio of Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were the centre of attraction as the paddlers continued to snatch medals as the Indian contingent ended its campaign at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) on a high on Sunday.

Gold Coast CWG final medal tally (17:10)
Gold Coast (Australia), April 15 (IANS) Top 10 positions in the final medals tally of the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Sunday. The list is in the order of rank, nation, gold medal, silver medal, bronze medal and total medals.

India end third best CWG show with six medals on final day (Roundup) (14:28)IANS Photo Service
Gold Coast (Australia), April 15 (IANS) The star badminton trio of Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were the centre of attraction as the Indian contingent ended their campaign at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) on a high here on Sunday.

CWG: Satwik-Chirag's men's doubles silver ends India's campaign (Lead) (11:04)IANS Photo Service
Gold Coast (Australia), April 15 (IANS) India's Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty on Sunday settled for the silver medal in men's doubles badminton at the 21st Commonwealth Games after going down meekly to England's Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge here.

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