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Vinesh Phogat, from the Phogat famlily which broke a glass ceiling in Indian wrestling through their champion women grapplers, celebrates her gold medal at in the women’s 55kg event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast last month.(PTI)

Why Haryana state powers India’s sports engine

UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 10:19 AM IST
Haryana athletes brought home 22 out of the 66 medals won by India at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast, and the Indian Army had laid the foundation for the state to become a sports nursery
Indian contingent during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Sunday.(PTI)
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).
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.
Kidambi Srikanth lost to Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles badminton final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast today. Get highlights of the Kidambi Srikanth vs Lee Chong Wei, 2018 Commonwealth Games badminton men’s singles final, here.(PTI)
Kidambi Srikanth lost to Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles badminton final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast today. Get highlights of the Kidambi Srikanth vs Lee Chong Wei, 2018 Commonwealth Games badminton men’s singles final, here.(PTI)

2018 Commonwealth Games badminton highlights: K Srikanth settles for silver

Hindustan Times | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 08:45 AM IST
Get highlights of the Kidambi Srikanth vs Lee Chong Wei, 2018 Commonwealth Games badminton men’s singles final, here.
India's Neeraj Chopra competes in the athletics men's javelin throw final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday.(AFP)
India's Neeraj Chopra competes in the athletics men's javelin throw final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday.(AFP)

Commonwealth Games javelin champ Neeraj Chopra upset after missing personal best in final

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 09:07 PM IST
In a depleted field in the final round of javelin at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast, it is easy to lose focus and get overconfident – lack of competition making a person complacent. Chopra did not allow any such thing as he scripted history by winning the gold medal.
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.
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.
Heena Sidhu celebrates the Commonwealth Games 2018 (CWG 2018) gold medal with her coach and husband Ronak Pandit at the Belmont Shooting Centre in Gold Coast on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Heena Sidhu celebrates the Commonwealth Games 2018 (CWG 2018) gold medal with her coach and husband Ronak Pandit at the Belmont Shooting Centre in Gold Coast on Tuesday.(REUTERS)

2018 Commonwealth Games: Hit by empty shell, Heena Sindhu masters conditions to win gold

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 04:25 PM IST
Heena Sidhu, who had won silver on Sunday in the 10 metre air pistol event, broke the Commonwealth Games (CWG) record in the 25 metre pistol event final with a score of 38, beating Elena Galiabovitch of Australia to win gold. Annu Singh finished sixth.
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.
Sanjita Chanu poses with her gold medal after winning the women's 53kg weightlifting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Friday.(PTI)
Sanjita Chanu poses with her gold medal after winning the women's 53kg weightlifting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Friday.(PTI)

Sanjita Chanu relieved after proving critics wrong with gold at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 03:08 PM IST
Sanjita Chanu was in tears at the podium of the 53 kg women’s weightlifting event -- tears of relief because the 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medal meant she had finally left behind a torrid time spent recovering from an injury which also forced her to move up to a higher weight category.
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.
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