Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 11 Highlights: India secure 22 gold, finish fourth in medal tally

Updated on Aug 08, 2022 07:20 PM IST

CWG 2022 Day 11 Highlights: PV Sindhu wins elusive gold medal as she defeats Michelle Li of Canada in the women's singles final and Lakshya Sen clinches the country's second badminton gold of the day, defeating Malaysia's Ng Tze Yong in the final of the men's singles category.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Highlights: India end CWG 2022 with a total of 61 medals
Commonwealth Games 2022 Highlights: India end CWG 2022 with a total of 61 medals

CWG 2022 Day 11 Highlights: India produced a superb display on the concluding day of the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Monday. Shuttlers PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen won gold medal in their respective singles matches. India's table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal also won the gold medal in the men's singles final, while G Sathiyan secured bronze in the same event. The Indian men's hockey team settled for silver medal after losing 0-7 against Australia in the final. This was India's final event at the CWG and the country end the campaign with a total of 61 medals. India secure 22 golds, 16 silvers and 23 bronze. 

Key results so far:

Badminton: PV Sindhu wins elusive gold medal as she defeats Michelle Li of Canada in the women's singles final. Lakshya Sen wins gold, defeats Malaysia's Ng Tze Yong 19-21, 21-19, 21-16 in the final of the men's singles.

Table Tennis: G Sathiyan wins bronze medal in the men's singles table tennis as he defeats England's Paul Drinkhall 4-3.

Follow all the updates here:

  • Aug 08, 2022 06:54 PM IST

    CWG 2022 LIVE score updates: India finish 4th in medal tally

    India ends CWG 2022 with a total of 61 medals (22 golds, 16 silvers and 23 bronze) and finish fourth on the medal tally. 

    Australia finish on top with 178 medals, followed by England (175), Canada (92).

  • Aug 08, 2022 06:31 PM IST

    CWG 2022 hockey finals LIVE updates: IND 0-7 AUS at fulltime

    The Indian men's hockey team endure a tough 7-0 defeat against Australia in the final. They will return with a silver medal.

  • Aug 08, 2022 06:10 PM IST

    CWG 2022 hockey finals LIVE updates: IND 0-6 AUS

    Australia have now scored half a dozen goal and there's a quarter still left to play. 

    It's getting difficult for India as the contest is slipping away from their hand.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:59 PM IST

    CWG 2022 TT finals LIVE updates: Sharath Kamal wins gold

    Sharath Kamal wins the gold medal in the men's single table tennis finals. He beats Liam Pitchford 4-1, a confident win indeed.

    Sharath vs Pitchford: 11-13, 11-7, 11-2, 11-6, 11-8

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:53 PM IST

    CWG 2022 TT finals LIVE updates: Sharath Kamal maintains 

    Achanta Sharath Kamal is having no trouble dealing with his English opponent Liam Pitchford in the men's singles table tennis final. He wins the fourth game 11-6 and has now taken a 3-1 lead in the contest.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:47 PM IST

    CWG 2022 LIVE score: IND trail 0-5

    The second quarter is over and Australia have taken a huge 5-0 lead going into the halftime interval in the men's hockey final against India.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:41 PM IST

    CWG 2022 IND vs AUS hockey LIVE score: India trail 0-4

    A dominant show by Australia so far as they extend their lead to 4-0 in the second quarter of the men's hockey gold medal match against India.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:38 PM IST

    CWG 2022 LIVE score: Sharath Kamal leaves Pitchford clueless

    Sharath Kamal completely outplays his opponent in the third game. England's Liam Pitchford can only manage two points in it. 

    Sharath has taken a 2-1 lead in the men's singles table tennis gold medal match.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:35 PM IST

    CWG 2022 TT LIVE score: Sharath Kamal fights back

    Sharath Kamal produces an excellent comeback and wins the second game comfortably at 11-7.

    He has also taken a healthy lead in the third game at the moment.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:27 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Table Tennis - Achanta Sharath Kamal loses opening game

    Liam Pitchford takes the opening game 13-11 against Achanta Sharath Kamal in men's singles gold medal match.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:24 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Hockey - End of first quarter

    GOAL!!! Another one for Australia, who have controlled the proceedings in the first quarter. They thwart the Indians on the counter-attack and it's Nathan Ephraums who hits it in the net.

    India 0-2 Australia

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:18 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Hockey - Australia take lead

    Australia have taken the lead! Blake Govers with the drag-flick... and he hits it past Sreejesh.

    India 0-1 Australia

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:11 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates: Men's hockey team, Sharath Kamal in action

    While the men's hockey team is searching for an early lead against Australia in Q1, Achanta Sharath Kamal is set to take on England's Liam Pitchford in men's singles gold medal match.

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:05 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Table Tennis - G Sathiyan wins bronze

    Sathiyan has done it!!! He takes the seventh and final game to claim BRONZE – his first CWG singles medal.

    Sathiyan raced to a 7-1 lead in the decider before Drinkhall won four straight points to make it 7-5. The Englishman maintained his composure to level it 8-8. But the Indian held his nerve in final moments to take the seventh game 11-9.

    G Sathiyan wins 11-9 11-3 11-5 8-11 9-11 10-12 11-9 against Paul Drinkhall in men's singles bronze medal match

  • Aug 08, 2022 05:03 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Chirag, Satwik eye gold in men's doubles

    In badminton, Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are up against Sean Vendy and Ben Lane in men's doubles final. Third badminton gold of the day for India?

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:59 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Hockey - India take on Australia for elusive gold

    We also have hockey action coming up shortly!! Manpreet Singh's men will be looking to end the Kookaburras' reign in the CWG as India eye elusive hockey gold.

    India Playing XI: Sreejesh (GK), Harmanpreet (VC), Rohidas, Surender, Varun, Manpreet (C), Hardik, Shamsher, Nilakanta, Abhishek, Lalit

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:52 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Table Tennis - Bronze matches goes into decider

    The crowd is on its feet for Drinkhall! It's 3-3 and the bronze medal match is going into a decider! The England paddler takes the sixth game 12-10.

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:42 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Table Tennis - G Sathiyan loses fifth game

    Sathiyan goes down 9-11 in the fifth game but is still leading the men's singles bronze medal table tennis match against England's Paul Drinkhall 3-2.

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:41 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya Sen tastes gold

    20th gold for India at the 2022 Games and second of the day! Lakshya takes off his shirt to celebrate with the crowd and his coach. He beats Ng 19-21, 21-9, 21-16 in men's singles badminton final. Unreal temperament shown by the 20-year-old.

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:35 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Lakshya Sen wins gold

    Match point opportunity for Lakshya... and he's done it!!! Lakshya Sen takes the third game to win GOLD in the men's singles final

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:32 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya Sen vs Ng Tze Yong

    The crowd is on its feet! Incredible rally! Ng retrieved a cross-court smash from Lakshya and then outwitted the Indian to win a crucial point. He seems to have hurt his knee in the process.

    Sen 18-14 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:28 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya Sen staring at gold

    Too easy for Lakshya!!! Lakshya fires a powerful smash beyond Ng's reach and gets some help from the net on the next point. Five points away from gold.

    Sen 17-12 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya takes six-point lead

    Ng hits it past the backline and Lakshya is alert to leave it. The Indian has a six-point lead.

    Sen 15-9 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:24 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Table Tennis - Sathiyan loses fourth game

    Sathiyan goes down 8-11 in the fourth game but is still leading the men's singles bronze medal table tennis match against England's Paul Drinkhall 3-1. Fifth game is now underway.

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:20 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya Sen leads at mid-game interval

    Unstoppable!!! Lakshya powers a cross-court smash and Ng stretches wide but fails to make decent contact. The Indian shuttler has a four-point cushion at the mid-game interval. Can we see two badminton gold medals today?

    Sen 11-7 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:18 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Incredible defence from both players

    Terrific defence from both players... Ng retrieves a cross-court smash and then hits a couple of shots straight at Lakshya's body and wins a hard-fought point. Ng is still three points behind the Indian.

    Sen 9-6 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:14 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Table Tennis - Sathiyan wins third game

    Sathiyan leads 3-0 in the men's singles bronze medal table tennis match against England's Paul Drinkhall. He secured the first three games 11-9, 11-3, 11-5. The fourth game is now underway and the Indian is just one game away from bronze.

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:13 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya takes lead

    An edgy start from both players. Ng hits it into the net and it's 3-3 at the moment.

    Lakshya puts up an incredible show of his retrieving abilities... Ng gives up in the end to hit one wide. Sen takes a two-point lead. It's 5-3 now. This match could go right down to the wire.

    Sen 5-3 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya Sen takes match to decider

    What a comeback! Lakshya takes the second game from being 6-8 down at one stage. He takes the second game to take the match to the decider.

    Seemed like Ng decided to preserve some energy for the third and final game. Lakshya wins the second game 21-9.

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:04 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022: Badminton - Lakshya looking to take second game

    Brilliant turnaround from Lakshya as he gets 12 of the last 13 points. The momentum has clearly shifted. Sen leads 18-9.

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:02 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Table Tennis - Sathiyan wins second game

    Brilliant from Sathiyan! He takes the second game 11-3 in no time. The Indian takes a 2-0 lead in the bronze medal match against Paul Drinkhall.

  • Aug 08, 2022 04:01 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Score: Badminton - Lakshya leads at mid-game interval

    Four straight points for Lakshya from a two-point deficit. Unforced errors from Ng give Lakshya a chance to turn things around.

    Lakshya has a slender two-point lead at the mid-game interval

    Sen 11-9 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:58 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Table Tennis: Sathiyan takes opening game

    G Sathiyan takes the opening game 11-9 against Paul Drinkhall of England. The Indian takes a 1-0 lead.

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:56 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Ng relentless in his attacks

    Ng continues with his attacks... and hits a powerful smash to Lakshya's backhand. 

    The Indian then doesn't manage to retrieve Ng's drop shot and hits it into the net. One more jump smash from Ng and he makes it 8-6.

    Sen 6-8 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:51 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Lakshya trails in second game

    What a rally!!! Ng is rapid.... but so is Lakshya, who is trying everything to block his opponent's shots. But the Malaysian gets the better of Lakshya to take a 4-3 lead in the second game.

    Sen 3-4 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Lakshya Sen loses opening game

    Unreal from Lakshya!!! The Indian retrieves Ng's cross-court winner... he makes it 18-18 but the Malaysian eventually takes the opening game 21-19.

    Meanwhile, Sathiyan is set to play table tennis bronze medal match against Paul Drinkhall of England.

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:38 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Lakshya Sen vs Ng Tze Yon

    Ng looks to swell the lead but hits it beyond the sideline. Sen trails by just one point at the moment.

    Sen 15-16 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:36 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Brilliant defence from Lakshya

    Brilliant from Lakshya!!! Extraordinary play from the Indian as he retrieves his opponent's every shot and wins the point with a drop shot. Incredible defence.

    Sen 12-14 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:29 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Table Tennis - Sathiyan to play bronze medal match

    Table tennis action begins shortly with G Sathiyan taking on England's Paul Drinkhall in men's singles bronze medal match. Stay tuned for Live updates!

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:28 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Lakshya trails at mid-game interval

    Four straight points for Ng! But Sen comes up with a barrage of shots to outplay his opponent. Ni errs and the next point also goes to the Indian.

    Sen challenges a call but it's wide... Ng takes a two-point lead at mid-game interval.

    Sen 9-11 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:22 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Lakshya takes slender lead

    Ng is relentless in his attacks but Sen is firm with his defence. The Indian comes from behind to take a 7-6 lead. The match is running at a frantic pace at the moment.

    Sen 7-6 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:18 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Lakshya Sen vs Ng Tze Yon

    Ng hits it wide and Lakshya decides to leave it. The Indian follows it up with a brilliant cross-court smash to take a two-point lead. Both players are rapig when it comes to their movement across the court.

    Sen 4-2 Ng

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:15 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya Sen in action

    The men's singles final gets underway... and Malaysia’s Ng Tze Yon takes the first point.

  • Aug 08, 2022 03:05 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu tastes gold

    Sindhu wrapped up the gold medal game in 48 minutes. It started with the Indian storming to a 15-8 lead in the first game before taking it 21-15. Too many unforced errors from the Canadian helped Sindhu in the second game as well.

    Sindhu took the game 21-13 to seal the victory and complete a full set of CWG individual medals. The national anthem is being played as the Indian flag is raised to the top! What a legend! Sindhu signs some autographs and clicks selfies as she exits the arena. Great scenes in Birmingham... and Sindhu's smile says how much the win means to her.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:58 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya Sen to fight for top spot

    Lakshya Sen will be in action shortly for the men's singles gold medal match against Ng Tze Yong. But before that, we will have the medal ceremony, with Sindhu on the podium and Indian flag, national anthem in the backdrop.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:51 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: 19th gold for India

    PV Sindhu adds another medal to her bulging trophy cabinet. It's India's 19th gold medal in the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu wins gold

    Sindhu has done it!!! The double Olympic medallist claims elusive GOLD medal after winning bronze (2014) and silver (2018) in the previous two Games.

    PV Sindhu defeats Michelle Li 21-15, 21-13 in women's singles final

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:43 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Sindhu two points away from gold

    Lee tries to play it short but squanders it into the net. Sindhu two points away from gold.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:41 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Sindhu takes healthy lead

    A searing smash from Sindhu and she looks determined to get that elusive gold medal. She takes a five-point lead.

    Sindhu 17-12 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:37 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Li closes gap

    What a rally!!! Li hits another winner to reduce the gap. Both athletes are drained after exchanging 57 shots.

    Sindhu 13-10 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:33 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu inches closer to gold

    Brilliant from Sindhu!!! High tempo and Sindhu finishes it precisely with a cross-court drop. Six-point lead for the Indian.

    Sindhu 12-6 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Badminton - Sindhu leads at mid-game interval

    Five-point advantage for Sindhu at the mid-game interval in second game. Li grabbed consecutive points but erred to hand the Indian a healthy lead at the halfway stage.

    Sindhu 11-6 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:27 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Score: Badminton - Sindhu takes massive lead

    Li hits it wide once again... and Sindhu has taken a massive five-point lead in the second game.

    Sindhu 8-3 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:24 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu leads in second game

    Sindhu has been dictating rallies, but Li has had her moments too. The Canadian, however, has committed too many unforced errors, with her shots going beyond the backline/sideline. Sindhu is in firm control as she takes a 4-2 lead in the second game.

    Sindhu 4-2 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:19 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu takes opening game

    Five game points for Sindhu... and she takes the first game 21-15. The Indian is one game away from her first Games gold in women's singles.

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:17 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Sindhu moves towards game point

    Brilliant from Li! She produces two smash winners but Sindhu comes up with a clever cross-court drop that was beyond her opponent's reach.

    Sindhu 18-14 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:13 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Sindhu takes healthy lead

    Five consecutive points for Sindhu and she takes a healthy lead, thanks to a few errors from her opponent. Indian fans are absolutely loving it at the moment.

    Sindhu 15-9 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:09 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Sindhu leads at mid-game interval

    An unforced error from Li and Sindhu leads 11-8 at the mid-game interval in the opening game. Lakshya will also be in action shortly in the men's singles gold medal match. Stay tuned for Live updates!

    Sindhu 11-8 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:06 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Sindhu takes two-point lead

    Li mixing things up nicely to keep Sindhu guessing about her move. But the Canadian hits it long and Sindhu decides to leave it. The Indian has got a two-point lead.

    Sindhu 9-7 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:03 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Score: Badminton - Sindhu, Li tied at 5-5

    Li is testing Sindhu, who has her ankle strapped with a blue tape. Seems like Sindhu wants to play shorter rallies, while her opponent has no problems in moving across the court. It's 5-5 at the moment.

    Sindhu 5-5 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 02:00 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu takes early lead

    A positive start from the Indian and the crowd is surely on her side, with 'Sindhu, Sindhu' chants at the venue after every point. She has taken a 3-1 lead.

    Sindhu 3-2 Li

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:57 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu vs Michelle Li

    The warm-up is done... let's begin! 

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:56 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu's journey to women's singles final

    Round of 32: beat Fathimah Razzaq of Maldives 21-4, 21-11.

    Round of 16: beat Husina Kobugage of Uganda 21-10, 21-9.

    Quarter-final: beat Jin Wei Goh of Malaysia 21-19, 14-21, 21-18.

    Semi-final: beat Jia Min Yeo of Singapore 21-19, 21-17.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu takes court

    Terry Hee and Jessica Tan claimed mixed doubles gold and the medal ceremony has just concluded. Sindhu takes the court for the warm-up... stay tuned for Live updates!

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:51 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Hockey - Vivek Sagar to miss final against Australia

    Midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad will not be available to play today's final against Australia. "He has picked up a minor knee injury and has been advised rest," says a statement from Hockey India.

    The Indian men's team will be playing with 17 members today.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:41 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu's impressive run

    Sindhu confirmed another medal for her country by defeating Singapore's Yeo Jin Min in the semifinal. Her Singapore opponent was giving her good competition. 

    Sindhu kept going and held her nerves to win the first game by 21-19. Sindhu then carried this momentum in the second game to win it 21-17. The Indian has dropped just one game in the lead-up to the women's singles final.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:31 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Table Tennis - Sathiyan Gnanasekaran plays bronze medal match 

    Indian men's doubles duo of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran bagged the silver medal in the men's doubles final on Sunday. 

    While Sharath Kamal eyes gold in the singles event, his doubles partner Gnanasekaran will play the bronze medal match against Paul Drinkhall of England. The bronze medal match starts at 3:35 pm.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:27 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - Chirag/Satwik in men's doubles final

    While Sindhu and Lakshya will be in action in their gold medal games, Chirag/Satwik pair take on Sean Vendy and Ben Lane in the men's doubles final. The event starts at 3:00 pm.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:23 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu takes on Michelle Li

    PV Sindhu is up against Canada's Michelle Li to begin Day 11. India eyeing more gold medals on the concluding day... stay tuned for Live updates.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Badminton - Lakshya Sen looking for gold on Games debut

    After Sindhu, Lakshya Sen looks to make history on his Games debut. The Indian was stretched by his Singaporean opponent in the semi-finals. Yeo Jia Min made the Indian work hard for every point.

    "I didn't get in the rhythm in the second but I managed to pull it off in the end. The crowd support also helped a lot in the first game," said Sen. "It was a tough game today. I have played him before, so I was expecting a good, fast-paced match.

    Sen takes on Tze Yong Ng, who entered the final with a win over India's Kidambi Srikanth.

  • Aug 08, 2022 01:00 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Badminton - PV Sindhu in focus

    PV Sindhu kicks off today's action with her women's singles gold medal match against Canada’s Michelle Li. The Indian leads 8-2 against Li in the H2H record. But the Canadian's last two victories have come in the last two matches .

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:50 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Updates: India's medal count

    India have had an unprecedented medal rush in the last two days, with wrestlers and boxers putting up an incredible show at the quadrennial event. As many as 5 gold medals are up for grabs today!

    India so far have won 55 medals, including 18 gold medals at 2022 Games

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Hockey - India chase maiden gold

    Men's hockey team looks to end Australia's dominance at the Games as they chase maiden gold at the showpiece.

    India has never won a gold in the six editions of CWG. Two silver medals in 2010 and 2014 editions is the best they could achieve since hockey was introduced in the Games in 1998. Australia, on the other hand, have won all six golds till date.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:34 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Table Tennis - Sharath Kamal looks to end drought

    Sharath Kamal, who won a bronze medal in the last edition in Gold Coast, defeated home country's Paul Drinkhall 11-8, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7, 9-11, 11-8 to reach his second CWG final. The 40-year-old paddler is just one win away from ending his 16-year drought for CWG gold.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:32 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Table Tennis - Achanta Sharath Kamal eyes gold

    Achanta Sharath Kamal continued his stellar run at the Games as he won gold in mixed doubles category along with Sreeja Akula. Another racquet sports medal came in squash, with the mixed pair of Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal winning a bronze medal.

    Achanta will look to end his impressive campaign on a positive note. He will take on Liam Pitchford of England. He plays the summit clash for the first time since his gold medal-winning campaign in Melbourne in 2006.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:29 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Athletics, cricket team bring laurels

    The athletics contingent also shone on the tenth day of the competition. Annu Rani (bronze in javelin throw), Eldhose Paul and Abdulla Aboobacker (gold and silver in men's triple jump), Sandeep Kumar (bronze in men's 10000 m race walk) brought laurels for the country.

    Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian women's cricket team also did a commendable job, though had to settle for a silver medal after a nine-run loss to mighty Australia.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:27 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Recap of previous day

    India started off the previous day with a bronze medal in women's hockey after a thrilling win in the penalty shootout over New Zealand. Boxers then left a mark with Amit Panghal, Nitu Ghanghas and Nikhat Zareen winning gold in their respective weight categories.

    A silver medal came in table tennis as well. The duo of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran captured that in the men's singles finals.

  • Aug 08, 2022 12:22 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Updates: Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the Commonwealth Games 2022! India look to add some more gold medals in the finals and cap off their campaign on a positive note.

    PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen play their respective gold medal matches in the singles badminton event, while the men's hockey team India eyes for a win against Australia to claim gold. Table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal plays his gold medal match. Stay tuned for Live updates!

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CWG silver medallist Bindyarani Devi recalls lessons from ‘didi’ Mirabai Chanu

Updated on Aug 14, 2022 06:12 PM IST

Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam won a silver medal in the women's 55kg final at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, missing out on gold by the narrowest of margins.

Indian weightlifter Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam with her idol Mirabai Chanu at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. (Instagram/_bindyarani)
Indian weightlifter Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam with her idol Mirabai Chanu at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. (Instagram/_bindyarani)

Nikhat gifts PM Modi boxing gloves, Hima gives traditional gamocha

Published on Aug 14, 2022 02:45 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2022: Nikhat Zareen gifted PM Narendra Modi her boxing gloves and Hima Das gave him a traditional Assamese gamocha.

Nikhat Zareen poses for a photo with PM Narendra Modi.(Twitter/@nikhat_zareen)
Nikhat Zareen poses for a photo with PM Narendra Modi.(Twitter/@nikhat_zareen)
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Birmingham 2022 will become the mirror held up to Indian athletics

Updated on Aug 12, 2022 10:51 PM IST

Nothing frightens Indian sports officials more than the athletes becoming bigger than them, freed off the shackles, and to mix another metaphor, even off their leash.

Avinash Sable (L) at CWG 2022(Team India Twitter)
Avinash Sable (L) at CWG 2022(Team India Twitter)
BySharda Ugra

It's mind over matter for CWG stars

Published on Aug 10, 2022 10:45 PM IST

The collective belief and ambition that soared after Abhinav Bindra's epochal gold in Beijing 14 years ago got a major fillip after Neeraj Chopra emulated him at the Tokyo Olympics last year.

Avinash Sable (L) at CWG 2022(Team India Twitter)
Avinash Sable (L) at CWG 2022(Team India Twitter)
By, New Delhi

Two Pakistan boxers missing in Birmingham after CWG

Published on Aug 10, 2022 10:17 PM IST

Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) secretary Nasir Tang confirmed the news that boxers Suleman Baloch and Nazeerullah disappeared a couple of hours before the team’s departure for Islamabad.

File photo(Twitter)
File photo(Twitter)
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‘It was a bad day for us’: India defender Jarmanpreet Singh on CWG final loss

Updated on Aug 10, 2022 05:37 PM IST

Just when the expectations of an elusive gold medal were high, India endured one of its worst defeats against a formidable Australian unit.

Harmanpreet Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar and PR Sreejesh after the end of men's hockey final between India and Australia.(PTI)
Harmanpreet Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar and PR Sreejesh after the end of men's hockey final between India and Australia.(PTI)

Eyes firmly set on Paris 2024

Published on Aug 09, 2022 10:04 PM IST

Birmingham was just the starting point for many of India's biggest stars. The Olympics are the ultimate goal

India's CWG 2022 contingent(SAI Media Twitter)
India's CWG 2022 contingent(SAI Media Twitter)
ByRutvick Mehta, Birmingham

National women’s wrestling coach seeks more despite CWG success

Updated on Aug 09, 2022 07:38 PM IST

Indian women won two gold, a silver and three bronze at the Birmingham Games, better than their 1-2-3 at 2018 Gold Coast, but Jitendra Yadav feels they should have done better

India's Sakshi Malik celebrates her win against Canada's Ana Godinez Gonzalez in the women's 62kg gold medal wrestling match on day nine of the Commonwealth Games.(AFP)
India's Sakshi Malik celebrates her win against Canada's Ana Godinez Gonzalez in the women's 62kg gold medal wrestling match on day nine of the Commonwealth Games.(AFP)

‘We deserve to celebrate this silver’: PR Sreejesh hits back at critics

Published on Aug 09, 2022 02:12 PM IST

In one of its worst performances in recent times, the Manpreet Singh-led Indian unit suffered a 0-7 loss against the defending champions Australia.

The Indian men's hockey team won silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.(Twitter/16Sreejesh)
The Indian men's hockey team won silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.(Twitter/16Sreejesh)

Kohli’s smashing collage message for CWG Indian medallists, fans go ‘WOW’

Updated on Aug 09, 2022 01:14 PM IST

Virat Kohli congratulated Team India for their performance at the Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG 2022), held in Birmingham.

Team India won 61 medals at CWG 2022.(AFP)
Team India won 61 medals at CWG 2022.(AFP)

Game respects game: Neeraj Chopra's gesture for PAK's Arshad Nadeem wins heart

Published on Aug 09, 2022 12:39 PM IST

Arshad Nadeem won a gold medal in men's javelin finals in Birmingham, where he also crossed the 90m mark, a target which Neeraj Chopra is chasing.

India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and Pakistan Arshad Nadeem(Twitter)
India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and Pakistan Arshad Nadeem(Twitter)

CWG 2022: 'Did the sheer thought of her having Covid make India lose'

Published on Aug 09, 2022 11:25 AM IST

Chasing a challenging 162, Harmanpreet Kaur and co came very close to winning the contest but a collapse following the dismissal of Jemmiah Rodrigues saw India get bundled out on 152 in 19.3 overs.

Australia cricketer Tahlia McGrath and India captain Harmanpreet Kaur
Australia cricketer Tahlia McGrath and India captain Harmanpreet Kaur

Shuttling to a new high

Published on Aug 09, 2022 07:38 AM IST

The badminton campaign which started with a heartbreaking defeat in the mixed team event has ended on a much better note. Never have India won three gold medals at a single CWG Games and the performance showed how the youngsters are slowly but surely starting to take centrestage. Sindhu is a veteran but Lakshya, Satwik and Chirag, Treesa and Gayatri are still at the starting line. Come Paris, they will be ready.

Birmingham: India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty celebrate after winning the Men's Doubles Final(PTI)
Birmingham: India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty celebrate after winning the Men's Doubles Final(PTI)
ByRutvick Mehta
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