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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.
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
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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
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
Manu Bhaker (R) won the gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol event ahead of Heena Sidhu at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(REUTERS)
Manu Bhaker (R) won the gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol event ahead of Heena Sidhu at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(REUTERS)

Manu Bhaker wins shooting gold, Heena Sidhu silver at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 03:11 PM IST
Manu Bhaker continued her imperious form as she won the women’s 10m air pistol gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, with fellow Indian Heena Sidhu finishing second
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
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
An Australian dance troupe performs during the flag hoisting ceremony of the Commonwealth Games participating countries, at the Athletes Village in Gold Coast, Australia on Tuesday.(PTI)
An Australian dance troupe performs during the flag hoisting ceremony of the Commonwealth Games participating countries, at the Athletes Village in Gold Coast, Australia on Tuesday.(PTI)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Organisers tightlipped over opening ceremony

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 10:14 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018 organising committee suspended the accreditation of local broadcaster Channel 9 for publishing photographs of the final dress rehearsal.
Saina Nehwal had threatened to pull out from the Commonwealth Games 2018 if her father Harvir SIngh was not accommodated as a team official.(Reuters)
Saina Nehwal had threatened to pull out from the Commonwealth Games 2018 if her father Harvir SIngh was not accommodated as a team official.(Reuters)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Saina Nehwal faces flak for pullout threat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 10:22 PM IST
In a series of tweets on Monday, Saina Nehwal had vented her anger, surprised that her father, Harvir Singh’s, name was missing from the officials’ list and was not allowed to enter the Games Village.
Indian boxing contingent (L-R) Pinki Rani Jangra, Mary Kom, Sarita Devi Laishram and Lovlina Borgohain during the country's flag-hoisting ceremony at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.(PTI)
Indian boxing contingent (L-R) Pinki Rani Jangra, Mary Kom, Sarita Devi Laishram and Lovlina Borgohain during the country's flag-hoisting ceremony at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.(PTI)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mary Kom needs one win to secure medal on CWG debut

PTI, Gold Coast | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 06:29 PM IST
Mary Kom has been pitted against Scotland’s Megan Gordon in the quarterfinals of the 48kg category at Commonwealth Games 2018, which will take place on April 8. The 35-year-old Mary is the favourite to claim the gold in a draw which features only eight boxers
India’s Mary Kom won the women’s 48kg boxing gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Saturday.Get detailed information on live streaming of Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast here.(PTI)
India’s Mary Kom won the women’s 48kg boxing gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Saturday.Get detailed information on live streaming of Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast here.(PTI)

Live streaming of Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast: Where to see CWG live - Day 12

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 06:03 PM IST
Live streaming information of Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast can be found here. India won eight gold medals on Day 11 of the event
Indian boxing men’s team coach Santiago Nieva (right) is facing the heat for the needle incident at Commonwealth Games 2018.(Facebook)
Indian boxing men’s team coach Santiago Nieva (right) is facing the heat for the needle incident at Commonwealth Games 2018.(Facebook)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxing coach, doctor under scanner after needle incident

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 11:55 PM IST
Syringes were found near Indian boxers’ accommodation at the Commonwealth Games 2018 village violating ‘no needle policy’ adopted by the Games Federation
Saina Nehwal’s father Harvir Singh has not been allowed to enter Commonwealth Games 2018 village in Gold Coast.(AFP)
Saina Nehwal’s father Harvir Singh has not been allowed to enter Commonwealth Games 2018 village in Gold Coast.(AFP)

Commonwealth Games: Saina Nehwal fumes as dad’s name axed from Indian contingent

Hindustan Times | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 11:00 PM IST
Saina Nehwal’s father Harvir Singh’s name was missing from the official list at the Commonwealth Games 2018 Village in Gold Coast. The ace badminton player vented her anger on social media
Saurav Ghosal will go into the Commonwealth Games 2018 in a positive frame of mind.(PTI)
Saurav Ghosal will go into the Commonwealth Games 2018 in a positive frame of mind.(PTI)

Commonwealth Games 2018: Saurav Ghosal’s ranking boost gets him third seeding

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 06:57 PM IST
Saurav Ghosal has moved to 13th spot in Professional Squash Association’s World Tour Rankings. The ranking boost will put Ghosal as the third seed for the men’s singles draw at Commonwealth Games 2018
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