Australia promises to deliver 'best ever' Commonwealth Games in 2018

London, Aug 05 : The host nation of the next Commonwealth Games, Australia, has reportedly promised to build on the standout Glasgow 2014 and deliver the 'best' Games.


Praises heaped on volunteers, athletes after 'fantastic' Commonwealth Games

London, Aug 04 : Praises have reportedly been heaped on the people of Glasgow, as well as volunteers, crowds and athletes after a 'fantastic' 2014 Commonwealth Games.


CWG 2014: Kylie Minogue mesmerizes as curtain falls on 'best ever Games'

London, Aug 04 : The crowd were left mesmerized with Kylie Minogue performing at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games as they formally concluded with a spectacular ceremony at Hampden Park in Glasgow.


Music centrepiece as Glasgow bids adieu to Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Aug 4 : The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony came to an end with a fine display of fireworks over Hampden Park but music took centrestage as Scottish singer Lulu, pop band Deacon Blue and Australian singer Kylie Minogue - to name a few - belted out their popular numbers here Sunday night.


Commonwealth Games end with a colourful closing ceremony

Glasgow, Aug 4 : The curtains came down on the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a colourful ceremony that witnessed some power packed performances by famous Scottish singer Lulu, pop band Deacon Blue, Australian singer Kylie Minogue and more than 2,000 performers Sunday night at the Hampden Park, Scotland's National Stadium.


Scottish musicians rock CWG closing ceremony

Glasgow, Aug 4 : Scottish music artists got the 2014 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony off to a rocking start with their smash hit songs in front of a packed Hampden Park here Sunday.


Parupalli Kashyap bags gold, India finish fifth with 64 medals

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Parupalli Kashyap broke a 32-year jinx to claim the men's singles badminton gold, while the women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa as also the men's hockey team clinched silvers to cap an creditable Indian showing at the 20th Commonwealth Games which closed Sunday.


Final Commonwealth Games medals tally

Glasgow, Aug 3 : England finished the 2014 Commonwealth Game Sunday on top with a medals haul of 174 medals - 58 gold, 59 silver and 57 bronze - ahead of Australia and Canada.


All six Indian cyclists fail to finish road race

Glasgow, Aug 3 : There was disappointment for India in the men's cycling competitions as all the six competitors failed to finish the road race in the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Sunday.


CWG: Athlete Amantle Montsho fails doping test, faces provisional suspension

London, Aug 3 : Former world and Commonwealth champion Amantle Montsho has failed a doping test after the women's 400m final at Glassgow, resulting in a provisional suspension.


CWG 2014: Bolt, Adams, Daley win gold on penultimate day in Glasgow

London, Aug 03 : Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt, British boxer Nicola Adams and English diver Tom Daley all bagged a gold medal on the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, as England ensured that they would finish top of the medal table.


Final list of Indian medal winners at the Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Aug 3 : The following is the final list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at their conclusion here Sunday.


Kashyap strikes gold, Jwala-Ashwini lose it

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Rewriting Commonwealth Games' badminton history, Parupalli Kashyap won India's third men's singles gold here Sunday but Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa failed to defend their women's doubles title they won four years ago at home.


Kashyap clinches CWG badminton gold

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap etched his name in gold in the record books winning his first major championship by clinching the yellow metal at the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.


India lose to Australia, get silver in men's hockey

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Reminiscent of the 2010 Games' final, India again lost to Australia in men's hockey final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games -- but this time the margin was halved to 0-4 -- and settled for the silver medal at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here Sunday.


Shuttler Kashyap wins men's singles gold

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap clinched a hard-fought men's singles gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Sunday.


Senior Indian sports officials arrested in Glasgow

New Delhi, Aug 3 : India were left red-faced after Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta and senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik were arrested in Glasgow on separate charges late Saturday night.


CWG: Two Indian officials arrested in Glasgow

New Delhi, Aug 3 : Two senior Indian officials, including Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta, have been arrested in Glasgow on separate charges, IOA sources confirmed here Sunday.


India to vie for 4 golds on CWG final day

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Eleven gold medals will be up for grabs on the final day of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Sunday. India will compete in four disciplines for a shot at the top prize.


Commonwealth Games medals standings

Glasgow, Aug 3 : England have opened a sizeable gap to second placed Australia and lead the medals table with 56 golds, 55 silvers and 54 bronzes at the beginning of the final day of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Sunday.


Former world champion Montsho fails doping test

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Former world champion Amantle Montsho has failed a doping test following her fourth finish at the women's 400m at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 July 29.


Usain Bolt strikes first Commonwealth gold

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica to the men's 4X100m title at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park here Saturday.


Dipika-Joshana grab gold, India pick up medals aplenty on penultimate day

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa etched their name in Indian squash history by winning the country's first Commonwealth Games medal - a gold - from the discipline, while boxers, powerlifters and shuttlers, and a triple jumper picked up a clutch of prized metals on the penultimate day of competition here Saturday.


Commonwealth Games medals tally

Glasgow, Aug 3 : England are on top of medals tally on the penultimate day of the 20th Commonwealth Games with 56 golds, 54 silvers and 53 bronzes followed by Australia and Canada.


India at the Commonwealth Games Sunday

Glasgow, Aug 3 : The following is the list of Indian participants at the Commonwealth Games Sunday:


Indian medal winners at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Aug 3 : The following is the list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here:


Triple jumper Arpinder clinches bronze

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Arpinder Singh signed off India's show in athletics by winning the men's triple jump bronze at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday.


No marks for Indian javelin throwers

Glasgow, Aug 3 : For reasons known best to them, Indian javelin throwers Vipin Kasana and Ravinder Singh Khaira didn't take part in the final round amidst a heavy downpour in the Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park here Saturday.


Indian women's 4x400m relay team disqualified

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Defending champions India were disqualified from the women's 4x400m relay finals in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park here Saturday.


Indian boxers disappoint, settle for four silvers

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Hopes were high from Indian boxers with four of them reaching the finals at Commonwealth Games but all lost their respective summit clashes to settle for the silver medals at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.


Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini in final; Sindhu, Gurusaidutt win bronze

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India's presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals, while P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt had to be content with the bronze medals at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.


Indian boxer Vijender settles for silver

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Indian boxer Vijender Singh had to settle for the silver medal losing 1-2 to England's Anthony Fowler in the final of the men's 75 kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.


Indian powerlifter Rahelu wins silver, Sakina bronze

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Indian powerlifters Rajinder Rahelu and Sakina Khatun stole the limelight on the penultimate day of the 2014 Commonwealth Games winning the silver and the bronze medal in their respective events here Saturday.


Sharath misses out on bronze

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal lost out on a bronze medal after he went down 2-4 to England's Liam Pitchford in the men's singles play-off at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.


Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini reach final, Sindhu takes bronze

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India's presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals of their respective categories but P.V. Sindhu had to be content with the women's singles bronze at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.


India eye a better show against Australia in CWG hockey final

Glasgow, Aug 2 : In a repeat of the 2010 final, India will take on defending champions Australia in Sunday's title clash after they stole a stunning come-from-behind 3-2 win over higher ranked New Zealand in the men's hockey semi-final of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here Saturday.


Powerlifter Sakina wins bronze, Basha fails

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women's lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.


Dipika-Joshana win historic squash gold

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa created history by winning India's first ever squash medal at the Commonwealth Games when they won the women's doubles final in straight games to clinch the gold at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here Saturday.


Glasgow gold boost for Rio Olympics: Sushil Kumar

By Abhishek Roy, New Delhi, Aug 2 : India champion wrestler Sushil Kumar said Saturday that the Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold should inspire him to bigger success at the 2016 Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro.


Squash stars Dipika-Joshana win women's doubles gold

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian squash stars Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa won the women's doubles gold in squash at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday.


CWG 2014: Nigerian weightlifter stripped of gold medal after failing drug test

London, Aug 02 : Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha has reportedly been stripped of her gold medal that she won in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, after failing a drug test.


Sarita, Devendro settle for boxing silvers

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Manipuri boxers L. Sarita Devi and L. Devendro Singh brought in two more medals for India at the Commonwealth Games after settling for silver in their respective final bouts at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.


Phogat sisters honoured for Commonwealth Games glory

Gurgaon, Aug 2 : The Phogat sisters Babita and Vinesh, who won wrestling gold medals in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, were honoured here Saturday by the Maruti Suzuki Kamgar Union (MSKU).


Santoshi awarded silver, Swati upgraded to bronze

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian weightlifter Santoshi Matsa's bronze was converted into silver while Swati Singh, who had finished fourth, was given the bronze medal after Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha was stripped of her Commonwealth Games gold medal in the women's 53kg category for failing a dope test.


Diver Pardeshi enters men's 10m platform final

Edinburgh, Aug 2 : Indian diver Siddarth Pardeshi qualified for the men's 10-metre platform final at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday.


India to face Australia in hockey final

Glasgow, Aug 2 : In a repeat of the 2010 final, India will take on defending champions Australia in Sunday's title clash after they stole a stunning come-from-behind 3-2 win over higher ranked New Zealand in the men's hockey semi-final of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here Saturday.


Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini eye badminton golds

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India's presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals of their respective badminton categories at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.


Paddler Sharath loses in semis, to contest for bronze

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian paddler Sharath Kamal lost in straight games to Singapore's Jian Zhan in the men's singles event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.


Shuttler Sindhu shocked in women's singles semis

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Second seed P.V. Sindhu of India suffered a shock straight-games defeat to fourth seeded Canadian Michelle Li in the semifinals of the women's singles badminton event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.


Indian powerlifter Sakina wins bronze

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women's lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.


Indian shuttler Kashyap through to men's singles final

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap reached the 2014 Commonwealth men's singles final with a hard-fought 2-1 win over England's Rajiv Ouseph at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.


Love is in the air at Rugby stadium (CWG Diary)

Glasgow, Aug 2 : The Ibrox Stadium reverberated with a thunderous 'yes' as 32-year-old rugby fan James Collette popped the question to girlfriend Lucy Sargison in front of thousands watching the Rugby Sevens.


Mixed day for Indian track and field athletes

Glasgow, Aug 2 : It was a mixed day for India's track and field athletes at the 20th Commonwealth Games here. While the country made it through to the final of men's triple jump and javelin throw, the men's 4x400-metre and women's 4x100 relay teams were both ousted in the qualification round.


India through to final of men's triple jump, javelin throw

Glasgow, Aug 2 : India's Arpinder Singh advanced to the final of the men's triple jump while javelin throwers Ravinder Singh Khaira and Vipin Kasana also made it to the final of their event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here.


Indian medal winners at the Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Aug 2 : The following is the list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here:


Pallikal-Chinappa enter women's doubles squash finals

Glasgow, Aug 2 : India's star squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa lived up to their names and potential to enter the women's doubles final at the Commonwealth Games here Friday.


Sharath-Amalraj settle for silver

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis after they lost 1-3 to Singapore's Hu Li and Ning Gao in the title clash of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Friday.


Discus thrower Seema earns silver, pugilist Pinki bronze

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Woman discus thrower Seema Punia grabbed a silver, boxer Pinki Jangra brought home a bronze, while pugilists and paddlers assured the nation of at least three more silver medals on day eight of competition at the Commonwealth Games here Friday.


Gurusaidutt leads Indian shuttlers into semis

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian shuttler R.M.V. Gurusaidutt came out with a brilliant performance to oust Malaysian top seed Chong Wei Feng and enter the men's singles semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games here Friday.


Commonwealth Games medals tally

Glasgow, Aug 2 : England lead the medals tally Friday at the 20th Commonwealth Games with 47 golds, 46 silvers and 43 bronzes followed by Australia and Canada.