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Glasgow done, Incheon next as countdown begins for Asian Games

Exhausted after a golden performance at the CWG, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt on Monday said he might skip next month's World Championships at Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to be fighting fit for the Asian Games, to be held in Incheon from September 19 to October 4.

India's Commonwealth clout could have played a part in officials' release

Given the clout India has among the Commonwealth participating nations, role of Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) being instrumental in the release of the two Indian officials cannot be ruled out.

No evidence, Scotland police let off 2 Indian officials

The arrests of IOA secretary-general Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Singh Malik were an embarrassment to the Indian contingent that fetched the nation 64 medals in the 2014 CWG in Glasgow. India's Commonwealth clout could have played a part in officials' release

Glasgow the winner but sport falls short at the Commonwealth Games

As Glasgow basks in the afterglow of hosting a popular 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games, Scotland's largest city can reflect on a job well done even if the sporting action underwhelmed on a global scale.

CWG fallout: WFI suspends referee Virender Malik

The Wrestling Federation of India suspended referee Virender Singh Malik on Monday after he was arrested on charges of sexual assault in Glasgow on the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games.

CWG: Enforce stringent code for officials too

We should have a mechanism like the stringent anti-doping mechanism for athletes to screen these officials before they leave Indian shores. Or, perhaps, the punishment should be so exemplary that others shudder to commit such crimes.

'Best ever' CWG in Glasgow closes to the tunes of Kylie Minogue

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games were hailed as 'the best ever' on Sunday as the 11-day showpiece came to an emotional conclusion inside a chilly Hampden Park after 11 days of competition.

CWG 2014: India celebrate Kashyap's historic gold, finish 5th

Parupalli Kashyap brought the curtains down on India's campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games to a thunderous applause, winning a historic gold in the men's singles badminton in Glasgow on Sunday, as the country earned a fifth-place finish with 64 medals, including 15 gold.

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.

Wrestling star Sushil Kumar most searched athlete at CWG

Wrestling star Sushil Kumar was the most searched Indian athlete on Google during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

CWG: Two Indian officials held, to face court today

Rajeev Mehta, secretary general of the Indian Olympic Association, who is leading the Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games, and wrestling referee Virender Singh Malik, were arrested in Glasgow, the police said. India celebrate Kashyap's historic gold, finish 5th

Parupalli Kashyap clinches CWG badminton singles gold for India

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap etched his name in gold in the record books after winning his first major championship by clinching the yellow metal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Sunday.

Jwala-Ashwini lose in CWG women's doubles final, take silver

Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa lost to Malaysian duo Vivian Kah Mun Hoo and Khe Wei Woon in the women's doubles final of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Sunday and had to settle for the silver medal.

Rajeev Mehta: The official who's no stranger to controversy

Rajeev Mehta, secretary-general of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) who was arrested in Glasgow on charges of drunk driving, is no stranger to controversy.

Jayalalithaa announces Rs. 50 lakh each for Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa

Lauding the performance of Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa, who won the squash doubles gold at the Commonwealth Games, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday announced a cash award of Rs 50 lakh each to the winners.
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medal tally

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
England 58 59 57 174
Australia 49 42 46 137
Canada 32 16 34 82
Scotland 19 15 19 53
India 15 30 19 64
New Zealand 14 14 17 45
South Africa 13 10 17 40
Nigeria 11 11 14 36
Kenya 10 10 5 25
Jamaica 10 4 8 22
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