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Japanese tennis star Nishikori aims at Olympic gold

Tokyo, July 12 – Japan’s tennis star Kei Nishikori on Tuesday said he will go all out to win an Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro in August. I’ll aim for gold and do whatever I can to win it, Xinhua quoted Nishikori, who retired in the pre-quarterfinals at the Wimbledon with an injury […]

Cuba grab 19 berths of Paralympic Games

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Havana, July 9 – Cuba increased the number of athletes who have qualified for the 2016 Paralympic Games to 19, the sports authorities said. Rene Jimenez, head of the sports department at the National Institute of Sport for the Disabled, said on Friday that runner Valerys Larrondo, discus thrower Noralvis de las Heras and javelin […]

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Commonwealth Games end with a colourful closing ceremony

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Glasgow,4th august-2014,IANS: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. Themed ‘All Back To Ours’, the 90-minute closing […]

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Scottish musicians rock CWG closing ceremony

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Glasgow,4th august-2014,IANS: 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. Singer Lulu kicked off the proceedings with her version of the old Isley Brothers US hit of 1959, ‘Shout’. Scottish band Deacon Blue took the […]

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P Kashyap bags gold for India after 32 years in men’s singles, Jwala Gutta/ Ashwini Ponappa settle for silver

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Parupalli Kashyap etched his name firmly in the history books by becoming the first Indian male shuttler in 32 years to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, but women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had to settle for a silver, in Glasgow on Sunday. P Kashyap bags gold for India […]

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

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Glasgow,3rd august-2014,IANS: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. India’s medal count […]

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Triple jumper Arpinder clinches bronze

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Glasgow,3rd Agugust-2014,IANS: Arpinder Singh signed off India’s show in athletics by winning the men’s triple jump bronze at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday. South Africa’s Khotso Mokoena won the gold with a season best performance of 17.2 metres while the silver went to Nigeria’s Tosin Oke, who also earned a season best jump of 16.84 metre […]

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Indian diver Pardeshi ends 11th in men’s 10m platform

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Glasgow,3rd agust-2014,IANS: Indian diver Siddharth Pardeshi finished 11th and last in the men’s 10-metre platform final at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday. Indian diver Pardeshi ends 11th in men’s 10m platform England’s Tom Daley took the gold with 516.55 while Malaysia’s Ooi Tze Liang took the silver with 433.7 at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Canada’s Vincent […]

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Indian women’s 4x400m relay team disqualified

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Glasgow,3rd AUgust-2014,IANS: Defending champions India were disqualified from the women’s 4x400m relay finals in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park here Saturday. Indian women’s 4x400m relay team disqualified The women’s team comprised Debashree Majumdar, Tintu Luka, Ashwini Akkunji and Poovamma Machettira. The reasons behind their disqualifications were not known immediately. The girls had clocked […]

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Bolt strikes first Commonwealth gold

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Glasgow,3rd august-2014,IANS:Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica to the men’s 4X100m title at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park here Saturday. The Jamaican quartet of Jason Livermore, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade and Bolt clocked a Commonwealth record of 37.58 seconds for the gold. Bolt strikes first Commonwealth gold England took silver and Trinidad & […]

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