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HindustanTimes Thu,28 Aug 2014

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CWG 2014: India settle for silver after losing to Australia in men's hockey final

A lacklustre India were outclassed 4-0 by Olympic and world champions Australia in the men's hockey final on Sunday to settle for a silver medal, their second consecutive one, in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Meet the Indian athletes who won 15 gold medals at Glasgow Games 2014

President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian athletes for winning medals at Glasgow in their respective games. India has won 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze medals so far in the Glasgow Games. Here's a look at Indian athletes who won gold for the country.

Hockey: India's Sardar Singh suspended for CWG semi-final

In a huge jolt to the India men's hockey team's chances in the Commonwealth Games, captain Sardar Singh has been suspended for the semi-final match against New Zealand on Saturday following his second dangerous offence in the tournament.

CWG 2014 Day 9: India win 3 silvers and 2 bronzes; 5 more medals assured

India won three silvers and two bronzes on Day 9 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow while at least another five silvers were assured as four boxers and the women's squash duo made it to the finals.

$1 million for the 'toughest race on earth'

Mountain bikers tempted by the $1 million in prize money up for grabs in a new South African endurance race are given a warning before they sign up: 'This could change your life, or end it.'

Usain Bolt upset over report he criticised Glasgow Games

Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt caused a stir at the Commonwealth Games. A day after mingling with British royalty at the Glasgow athletes' village, Bolt scrambled on Wednesday to deny that he made derogatory comments about the so-called 'Friendly Games'.

CWG Day 8: Gowda wins discus gold, wrestlers Yogeshwar, Babita shine

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.

CWG 2014: Glasgow goes gaga as Usain Bolt touches down

Almost immediately after Usain Bolt landed in Scotland, the level of hero worship afforded to him demonstrated just how important the sprint star's participation is to the Commonwealth Games.

CWG 2014: Indian shooters rule the ranges with 2 gold, 3 silver

Indian shooters continued to fire up the ranges as Apurvi Chandila and Rahi Sarnobat clinched individual golds while compatriots Ayonika Paul, Prakash Nanjappa and Anisa Sayyed got silvers on day three of competitions at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday.

F1: Rosberg not ecstatic on pole for Hungarian GP after Hamilton fire

Nico Rosberg had mixed feelings again on Saturday when he claimed his sixth pole of the season for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix after Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's car burst into flames on his opening lap.

CWG 2014: Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins gold, Anisa Sayyed silver

Rahi Sarnobat won gold and Anisa Sayyed silver to take India's medal haul from shooting on Saturday to five after clinching the top two spots in the women's 25-metre pistol event of the Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Glasgow.

Rajwinder Kaur shines in mixed day for Indian judo in CWG 2014

It was a mixed day for Indian judokas as Rajwinder Kaur clinched the bronze while Jina Devi Chongtha, Sahil Pathania and Pariskhit Kumar missed the medal by a whisker in the Commonwealth Games being held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow on Saturday.

F1: Hamilton fastest in Hungarian Grand Prix practice

Lewis Hamilton started his Hungarian Grand Prix weekend as he intended to continue, leading both of Friday's free practice sessions with championship-leading Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg behind.

Indian women beat Canada 4-2 to make impressive start in CWG 2014

The Indian women's hockey team got off to a rollicking start as they comfortably beat Canada 4-2 in their opening Group A match at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday.

CWG 2014: Bindra guns down gold after 16-yr-old Malaika's silver showing

Abhinav Bindra stole the limelight by clinching a gold medal while unheralded teenager Malaika Goel bagged a silver as shooters added two more medals to India's kitty on the second day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games. ‘The Secret’ to Malaika Goel's success story revealed
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