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HindustanTimes Fri,01 Aug 2014

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CWG LIVE: Grapplers Babita, Yogeshwar; discus thrower Gowda win gold

The Indian contingent at Glasgow won three golds on Thursday, thanks to wrestlers Babita Kumari and Yogeshwar Dutt and discus thrower Vikas Gowda at the Commonwealth Games.

England vs India 3rd Test: Visitors lose by 266 runs

Moeen Ali ended with a 6-wicket haul in the 2nd innings at England to beat India by 266 runs in the 3rd Test at Southampton. The five Test series is now level at 1-1.

Sushil Kumar: The sole claimant to the title of India's 'Mahabali'

Is Sushil Kumar the closest we can get to a desi superhero? Everything about his life — his early struggle, the legend of his triumphs on the field and his conduct away from the akhara — lives up to tales of heroism we have heard. Full Coverage: Glasgow Games 2014

CWG 2014: 4 Indian wrestlers settle for silver; women's hockey team crashes out

India started the day with a possibility of four gold medals from wrestling with Satywart Kadian, B Bajrang, Lalita and Sakshi Malik reaching finals. But as the day progressed India’s hopes ran dry as all of them lost one-sided bouts to settle for silver.

Day 4: Buoyant England put India on the brink; end day at 112/4

Chasing an improbable target of 445 to win, India ended their day at 112 for 4 after England's spinners Moeen Ali and Joe Root snapped up 3 Indian wickets. England had declared after scoring 205 for 4.

St John’s-26, GNPS-36 register big victories

Hardik Manchanda scored a quick-fire unbeaten 51 off 42 balls to help St John’s School, Sector 26, inflict a big 82-run defeat over Ajit Karam Singh International Public School, Sector 41, in the under-14 inter-school cricket tournament at Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36,on Wednesday.

Karnal’s Harpreet shoots silver in C’Wealth Games

A silver medal winning performance by city-bred shooting champion Harpreet Singh alias Goldy in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow led to celebrations among sports enthusiasts as well as his family members and friends on Tuesday.

Village erupts in joy after Hamirpur boy bags silver in Glasgow

There was mass jubilation in the Patnaun village here after the news of Vikas Thakur, a resident of the village, winning a silver medal at the 20th Commonwealth Games at Glasgow on Monday spread across the region.

Talib walks away with twin titles

Mohammad Talib of hosts St Stephen’s School produced a fine performance to pocket men’s singles as well as junior boys’ singles titles on the concluding day of the Chandigarh State Carrom Tournament in Sector 45 on Tuesday.

Strawberry Fields, St John’s-26 in under-14 semifinals

Strawberry Fields School, Sector 26, defeated St Xavier’s School, Sector 44, 3-1 to enter the semifinals in the boys’ under-14 age group of the Br Meredith Football Tournament, being hosted by St John’s High School, Sector 26, here on Tuesday.

Day 3: No fight or gameplan, a mountain to climb for India

There's a thin line between confidence and cockiness. Batting with the air of prima donnas, the India batsmen put up a shoddy display to hand the advantage to England in the third Test on Tuesday.

Indian batsmen face daunting task in Southampton Test

India finished the second day of the third Test in Southampton at 25 for the loss of one wicket after England declared their first innings at 569 for seven. Shikhar Dhawan was the only Indian wicket to fall, with James Anderson dismissing him for 6.

CWG 2014: Jitu Rai wins gold, silver for Gagan Narang and lifter Vikas Thakur

Jitu Rai clinched the gold medal before Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each to continue the shooters' heroics while Vikas Thakur overcame pain to bag a silver in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Alastair Cook delighted to be back in striking form

England captain Alastair Cook was a relieved man after finally striking form to end a prolonged lean run even though he was disappointed not to get a hundred on the opening day of the third Test against India in Southampton.

CWG 2014 Day 4: India win a gold, 2 silvers and 2 bronzes

A dominant Satish Sivalingam rewrote the Games Snatch record enroute to his gold medal winning performance while Ravi Katulu finished second behind him in the men's 77kg weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow on Sunday.
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