[

gold coast 2018

]
Indian contingent during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Sunday.(PTI)

India lay foundation for Tokyo Olympics with big show at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 08:09 PM IST
Riding on a superlative show by wrestlers, weightlifters, shooters, boxers, shuttlers and table tennis players, India ended with 26 gold in Gold Coast, surpassing their 2014 Glasgow tally of 64 medals. This was India’s third-best haul at the Commonwealth Games (CWG).
Fireworks light up at Carrara Stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, on Sunday(AP)
Fireworks light up at Carrara Stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, on Sunday(AP)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Gold Coast bids adieu with colourful ceremony

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 09:59 PM IST
The 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) closing ceremony showcased the vibrant and unique culture of Queensland and Australia. Like the opening ceremony, the closing ceremony too was set on the theme of inclusion, equality and celebrating youth
Scotland's Callum Hawkins lies on the ground as Australia's Michael Shelley runs past during the men's marathon final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Sunday.(REUTERS)
Scotland's Callum Hawkins lies on the ground as Australia's Michael Shelley runs past during the men's marathon final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Sunday.(REUTERS)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Organisers slam photo-snapping fans after marathon collapse

AFP, Gold Coast | By Agence-France Presse
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 09:28 PM IST
The 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast saw marathoner Callum Hawkins of Scotland collapse while leading the race. Organising committee chief executive Mark Peters took issue with bystanders who were seen filming Hawkins on their phones as he lay on the ground.
Former Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolts plays the DJ during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Sunday.(REUTERS)
Former Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolts plays the DJ during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Sunday.(REUTERS)

Usain Bolt the DJ spins tracks as 2018 Commonwealth Games come to a close

Agence France-Presse, Gold Coast | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 07:29 PM IST
Usain Bolt made a surprise appearance on the decks as the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast closed with a colourful ceremony with references to Aboriginal culture -- although indigenous protests continued outside.
Women's singles gold medallist Saina Nehwal and silver medallist PV Sindhu during the medal ceremony at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Sunday.(PTI)
Women's singles gold medallist Saina Nehwal and silver medallist PV Sindhu during the medal ceremony at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Sunday.(PTI)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Sachin Tendulkar showers praise on Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 09:29 PM IST
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu bagged gold and silver medals respectively in women’s singles badminton in Commonwealth Games. Their efforts were lauded by Sachin Tendulkar, President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others
Manika Batra beat Singapore's World No. 4 Tianwei Feng twice during the table tennis event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) -- in the women’s team final and the women's singles final.(PTI)
Manika Batra beat Singapore's World No. 4 Tianwei Feng twice during the table tennis event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) -- in the women’s team final and the women's singles final.(PTI)

Manika Batra the star as India dominate table tennis at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 05:14 PM IST
Manika Batra won two gold, a silver and bronze medal as India, with Achanta Sharath Kamal’s great showing, ended the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) table tennis campaign with three gold, two silver and three bronze medals.
Saina Nehwal emerged victorious over PV Sindhu to win the women’s singles badminton gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Sunday.(AFP)
Saina Nehwal emerged victorious over PV Sindhu to win the women’s singles badminton gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Sunday.(AFP)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu to win gold; Kidambi Srikanth settles for silver

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 06:51 PM IST
Saina Nehwal emerged victorious over PV Sindhu to win the women’s singles badminton gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Sunday. However, Kidambi Srikanth could only settle for silver as he lost to Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei.
MC Mary Kom bows to the crowd after winning gold in the women's Light Fly (45-48kg) boxing category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Saturday.(PTI)
MC Mary Kom bows to the crowd after winning gold in the women's Light Fly (45-48kg) boxing category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Saturday.(PTI)

Commonwealth Games title in her kitty, MC Mary Kom craves Olympic gold

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 09:07 PM IST
MC Mary Kom, after winning the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) final against Kristine O’Hara at the Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast, said she is determined to train hard and try and win the elusive Olympics gold.
Indian men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh (R) gets ready to defend against a penalty corner by England during their hockey bronze medal play-off match of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday. England scored twice from penalty corners to win 2-1 and take home the bronze.(AFP)
Indian men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh (R) gets ready to defend against a penalty corner by England during their hockey bronze medal play-off match of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday. England scored twice from penalty corners to win 2-1 and take home the bronze.(AFP)

Indian men’s hockey team lose bronze play-off to England at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Press Trust of India, Gold Coast | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 09:06 PM IST
England avenged their loss to Indian men’s hockey team in the group stage with Sam Ward (7th minute, 43rd minute) striking twice for the winners while Varun Kumar (27th) was the goal scorer for India in the bronze medal play-off at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast.
Harry Martin of England (R) vies for the ball with Indian men’s hockey team's Harmanpreet Singh (L) during their men's hockey bronze medal play-off of the 2018 Commonwealth in Gold Coast on Saturday. Get highlights of the bronze medal play-off between India men’s hockey team and England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) here.(AFP)
Harry Martin of England (R) vies for the ball with Indian men’s hockey team's Harmanpreet Singh (L) during their men's hockey bronze medal play-off of the 2018 Commonwealth in Gold Coast on Saturday. Get highlights of the bronze medal play-off between India men’s hockey team and England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) here.(AFP)

2018 Commonwealth Games: England beat India 2-1, win bronze in men’s hockey - highlights

Hindustan Times | By Leslie Xavier
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 04:16 PM IST
Get highlights of the bronze medal play-off between India men’s hockey team and England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) here. India went down 1-2 after a poor performance -- Sam Ward scored for England twice while Varun Kumar pulled one back for the Indians.
Vinesh Phogat beat Jessica Macdonald of Canada in the women’s freestyle wrestling 50 kg nordic system match at 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter)
Vinesh Phogat beat Jessica Macdonald of Canada in the women’s freestyle wrestling 50 kg nordic system match at 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter)

Commonwealth Games 2018 Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat, Sumit Malik win gold, Sakshi, Somveer get bronze

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 01:57 PM IST
Vinesh Phogat and Sumit Malik won gold in women’s freestyle 50 kg and men’s freestyle 125 kg wrestling events respectively at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast, while Sakshi Malik and Somveer won bronze.
India's Mary Kom poses with her gold medal after beating Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in their women's 45-48kg final boxing match during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Oxenford Studios venue on the Gold Coast on April 14, 2018.(AFP)
India's Mary Kom poses with her gold medal after beating Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in their women's 45-48kg final boxing match during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Oxenford Studios venue on the Gold Coast on April 14, 2018.(AFP)

2018 Commonwealth Games boxing: MC Mary Kom, Gaurav Solanki lead India’s medal rush

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 08:33 PM IST
MC Mary Kom won gold after beating Kristina O’ Hara of Northern Ireland in the finals of the women’s 48 kg boxing final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday. Gaurav Solanki won gold in the men’s 52 kg boxing category, while Vikas Krishan won the men’s 75kg gold
India's Rahul Aware celebrates with the tricolour after winning gold in the 57kg men’s freestyle wrestling division at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Thursday.(PTI)
India's Rahul Aware celebrates with the tricolour after winning gold in the 57kg men’s freestyle wrestling division at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Thursday.(PTI)

Rahul Aware wins gold, silver for Babita Kumari in 2018 Commonwealth Games wrestling

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Rahul Aware outclassed Steven Takahashi of Canada to win the 57kg freestyle class of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Babita Kumari settled for sliver in the 53kg women’s segment.
With the silver in the women’s 50m rifle prone event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Tejaswini Sawant now has a total of six CWG medals across three editions (Melbourne 2006, Delhi 2010 and Gold Coast 2018).(HT Photo)
With the silver in the women’s 50m rifle prone event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Tejaswini Sawant now has a total of six CWG medals across three editions (Melbourne 2006, Delhi 2010 and Gold Coast 2018).(HT Photo)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Tejaswini Sawant bags women’s 50m rifle prone silver

Press Trust of India, Gold Coast | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 11:16 AM IST
Tejaswini Sawant shot a score of 618.9 in her six rounds to claim silver in the women’s 50m rifle prone at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast.
Shooters have followed the old rules at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018), having followed the new ones at the two World Cups in March.(Getty Images)
Shooters have followed the old rules at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018), having followed the new ones at the two World Cups in March.(Getty Images)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Shooting competition held as per old rules

Hindustan Times | By Shimon Sharif
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 09:00 AM IST
Despite the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) bringing in new rules for shooting, events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2918) have been conducted played with the old ones.
(Twitter)
(Twitter)

2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, highlights: Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware win gold; India’s tally 31

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 06:36 PM IST
Get highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Day 9 here. Sushil Kumar and Rahul Aware won two wrestling gold medals on Thursday. India also won three silver and two bronze medals as their tally rose to 31
Brandon Starc of Australia celebrates after winning gold in the Men's High Jump event at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast on Wednesday.(PTI)
Brandon Starc of Australia celebrates after winning gold in the Men's High Jump event at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast on Wednesday.(PTI)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Brandon leaps out of big brother Mitchell Starc’s shadow

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 11:34 PM IST
Mitchell Starc’s brother Brandon Starc won the high jump gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Harmanpreet Singh scored two penalty corners as Indian men’s hockey team booked a semi-final spot with the win against Malaysia in the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast.(Getty Images)
Harmanpreet Singh scored two penalty corners as Indian men’s hockey team booked a semi-final spot with the win against Malaysia in the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast.(Getty Images)

India beat Malaysia to book semis berth in men’s hockey at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 06:37 PM IST
With one preliminary match to go, Indian men’s hockey team is on top of Pool B after the 2-1 win against Malaysia in the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG). Harmanpreet Singh scored twice from penalty corners while Faizal Saari (16th) reduced the deficit for Malaysia.
Get highlights from 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. Indian shooter Heena Sidhu holds the tricolour during the medal ceremony after winning women’s 25m pistol gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Tuesday.(PTI)
Get highlights from 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. Indian shooter Heena Sidhu holds the tricolour during the medal ceremony after winning women’s 25m pistol gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Tuesday.(PTI)

2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Highlights: India at 3rd spot with 11 golds

Hindustan Times | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 05:53 PM IST
Get highlights from 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. Shooter Heena Sidhu won India’s 11th gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast when she came out on top in the women’s 25m pistol event.
Jitu Rai celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 10m air pistol shooting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) at the Belmont Shooting Complex in Gold Coast on Monday.(AFP)
Jitu Rai celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 10m air pistol shooting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) at the Belmont Shooting Complex in Gold Coast on Monday.(AFP)

Jitu Rai had “unflinching belief” in his ability to fight back in Commonwealth Games final

Press Trust of India, Gold Coast | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 01:17 PM IST
Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games (CWG) record to claim the top prize by some distance in the men’s 10m air pistol final after being placed fourth in the qualification phase in Gold Coast.
Pardeep Singh lifted lifted 352 kg (152 kg snatch + 200 kg clean and jerk) to claim the second spot in the 105 kg men’s weightlifting event after an exciting showdown with Samoa’s Sanele Mao at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Monday.(Twitter)
Pardeep Singh lifted lifted 352 kg (152 kg snatch + 200 kg clean and jerk) to claim the second spot in the 105 kg men’s weightlifting event after an exciting showdown with Samoa’s Sanele Mao at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Monday.(Twitter)

Weightlifter Pardeep Singh settles for silver after Samoan showdown at Commonwealth Games

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By HTC & Agencies
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 12:30 PM IST
Pardeep Singh’s silver in the 105 kg weightlifting event of the 2018 Commonwealth Games was bitter sweet as he came agonisingly close to a gold but eventually settled for second spot after a close contest with Samoa’s Sanele Mao in Gold Coast.
Manika Batra defeated world No. 4 Feng Tianwei en route to helping India defeat Singapore for gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.(REUTERS)
Manika Batra defeated world No. 4 Feng Tianwei en route to helping India defeat Singapore for gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.(REUTERS)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Manika Batra’s change of tactics caught Singapore by surprise

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 08:26 PM IST
Manika Batra won both her singles rubbers against Singapore as Indian women’s table tennis team clinched gold at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast
SV Sunil scored India’s fourth goal against Wales in Commonwealth Games 2018 on Sunday.(Getty Images)
SV Sunil scored India’s fourth goal against Wales in Commonwealth Games 2018 on Sunday.(Getty Images)

2018 Commonwealth Games: India scrape past Wales in men’s hockey

PTI, Gold Coast | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 08:28 PM IST
Indian men’s hockey team defeated Wales 4-3 in Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast
India's Heena Sidhu poses with the silver medal after the women's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia, on Sunday.(AP)
India's Heena Sidhu poses with the silver medal after the women's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia, on Sunday.(AP)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Heena Sidhu overcomes pain barrier to bag silver

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2018 04:43 PM IST
Heena Sidhu suffered problem in her trigger finger ahead of the Commonwealth Games 2018 but she overcame it to win silver medal in 10m air pistol
Sushil Kumar is expected to cakewalk to a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast but the double Olympic medallist would have found the experience of competing at the World Cup, against the best in the world, a more worthy exercise keeping in mind the future and the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.(Getty Images)
Sushil Kumar is expected to cakewalk to a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast but the double Olympic medallist would have found the experience of competing at the World Cup, against the best in the world, a more worthy exercise keeping in mind the future and the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.(Getty Images)

How Commonwealth Games cost Sushil Kumar and Indian wrestling stars a World Cup shot

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Leslie Xavier
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 02:48 PM IST
The Wrestling Federation of India is happy to send a junior side for exposure to the UWW Freestyle Wrestling World Cup since the top wrestlers, led by Sushil Kumar, are set for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. But throwing a group of below-par wrestlers into the lion’s den could prove detrimental.
Punam Yadav won the gold medal in women’s 69kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(REUTERS)
Punam Yadav won the gold medal in women’s 69kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(REUTERS)

Punam Yadav adds to India’s gold haul in weightlifting at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 03:20 PM IST
India’s Punam Yadav won the country’s fifth gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as she won the women’s 69kg gold medal in Gold Coast on Sunday
Naman Tanwar of India will next face Frank Masoe of Samoa in the quarterfinals of the 91 kg heavyweight boxing category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast.(Twitter)
Naman Tanwar of India will next face Frank Masoe of Samoa in the quarterfinals of the 91 kg heavyweight boxing category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast.(Twitter)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Indian boxer Naman Tanwar eases into quarterfinals

IANS, Gold Coast | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:10 AM IST
Indian heavyweight (91 kg) boxer Naman Tanwar did not face any real threat from Tanzania’s Haruna Mhando and cruised to a 5-0 victory in his opening bout of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. India's Saikhom Mirabai Chanu set a new Commonwealth Games record to win gold in women's 48 kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.(AP)
Highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. India's Saikhom Mirabai Chanu set a new Commonwealth Games record to win gold in women's 48 kg weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.(AP)

2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, highlights: Lifters Mirabai Chanu, Gururaja give IND glory

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 07:52 PM IST
Get highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. Lifters Mirabai Chanu and P Gururaja won the women’s 48 kg gold and men’s 56 kg silver respectively on Thursday.
Flagbearer PV Sindhu leads the Indian contingent at Carrara Stadium during the opening ceremony of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, on Wednesday.(PTI)
Flagbearer PV Sindhu leads the Indian contingent at Carrara Stadium during the opening ceremony of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, on Wednesday.(PTI)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold Coast opens with spectacular ceremony

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 08:45 PM IST
Unseasonal showers couldn’t dampen the mood as a brilliant ceremony showcasing Australia’s distinctive culture marked the opening of the Commonwealth Games 2018 on Wednesday
PV Sindhu is one of country’s brightest gold medal prospects at the Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast.(AFP/Getty Images)
PV Sindhu is one of country’s brightest gold medal prospects at the Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast.(AFP/Getty Images)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Pressure of expectations not so hard to deal – PV Sindhu

IANS, Gold Coast | By IANS
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 11:36 PM IST
World No.3 PV Sindhu, the 2016 Olympic badminton silver medallist, will spearhead India’s campaign in the mixed team event at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Story Saved