Commonwealth Games(Search results - 26)
IndiaApr 17, 2020, 5:19 PM IST
Babita Phogat refuses to be intimidated for her views on Tablighi Jamaat, adds she is not Zaira Wasim
Gold medal winning wrestler at the Commonwealth Games Babita Phogat said she was not Zaira Wasim to be intimated for exposing Tablighi Jamaat members.
Other SportsFeb 19, 2020, 3:54 PM IST
Rahi Sarnobat: Khelo India has inspired many children to take up sports
'I am really glad that some colleges and universities are encouraging their students to take part in sports and focus on things other than academics. I really appreciate the Khelo India Universities Games,' Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Rahi Sarnobat said
Decoding The EconomyFeb 11, 2020, 2:08 PM IST
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced Lifelong Monthly Pension for Athletes
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is implementing ‘Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons’ scheme, Sportspersons who are Indian citizens and have won medals in Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Cups/World Championships (in Olympic and Asian Games disciplines) and Paralympic Games, are eligible for lifelong monthly pension after they attain the age of 30 years or retire from active sports, whichever is later.
Other SportsSep 13, 2019, 5:41 PM IST
Dipika Pallikal: If things don’t improve, India will not have squash players in 5 years
'If you want to try and take squash forward in the country, the first rule is to have a coach. It's just bizarre to head to the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games without a coach. It's just disheartening to see what is happening to Indian squash,' Dipika Pallikal said
Other SportsSep 4, 2019, 1:40 PM IST
2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games: Kiren Rijiju writes to UK secretary of sport for shooting’s inclusion
Shooting has been India's strong points in the Commonwealth Games and the sport's exclusion didn't go down well with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), which has threatened to boycott the quadrennial event if the decision is not considered
IndiaAug 16, 2019, 3:53 PM IST
Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna award by 12-member committee
Asian and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by a 12-member selection committee which includes Bhaichung Bhutia and MC Mary Kom
Other SportsJul 11, 2019, 5:30 PM IST
Squash stars Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa sign up with Baseline Ventures
Joshna Chinappa has been one of India’s finest squash players who has been bringing the country medals for the last 15 years. In 2014, she paired with Dipika Pallikal to win India’s first Commonwealth Games Gold medal in Glasgow, a feat she almost repeated in 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast eventually bagging a silver
SportsJun 21, 2019, 8:07 PM IST
Sportstop: From David Warner's century to Birmingham Commonwealth Games
Former Indian cricketer, Yuvraj Singh, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket and the IPL, has been signed up by the Toronto Nationals for the upcoming season of Global T20 Canada.
ElectionsApr 4, 2019, 8:34 PM IST
Lok Sabha election 2019 pits two of India's finest Olympians against each other
BJP's Rajyavardhan Rathore former Olympian and current union minister for state information and broadcasting will be contesting against Krishna Poonia former Olympic athlete and current Congress MLA from Sadulpur constituency for the Jaipur rural constituency.
Other SportsNov 14, 2018, 8:05 PM IST
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu advances to second round; Saina Nehwal crashes out
In the second round, PV Sindhu, who won three major silver medals this season - Commonwealth Games, World Championship and Asian Games, will face Korea's Sung Ji Hyun. The 23-year-old from Hyderabad has a superior 8-5 head-to-head record against the Korean
Other SportsOct 9, 2018, 8:13 PM IST
IOA official Rajeev Mehta in hot water as CIC asks govt to reveal details of Glasgow arrest
'If the charges against Rajeev Mehta are true, he has to be punished. It should not be the case that you get caught for wrongdoing and is then rescued (by the government). If they had nabbed the wrong person they should apologise,' RTI appellant Raju Gusain added.
SportsSep 27, 2018, 7:46 PM IST
Saina Nehwal progresses to Korea open quarterfinals after beating Kim Ga Eun
Former world number one, who had won a bronze at the Asian Games and gold at Commonwealth Games this year, defeated Kim Ga Eun 21-18 21-18 in a 37-minute women's singles pre-quarterfinal
SportsSep 24, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore promises to continue funding athletes for 2022 Asian Games, CWG
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Sunday promised continued support to medal prospects for the 2022 Asian and Commonwealth Games