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Commonwealth Games end with a colourful closing ceremony

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 …

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Scottish musicians rock CWG closing ceremony

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 …

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

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 …

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Triple jumper Arpinder clinches bronze

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 …

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

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 …

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Indian women’s 4x400m relay team disqualified

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 …

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Bolt strikes first Commonwealth gold

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 …

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Glasgow gold boost for Rio Olympics: Sushil Kumar

New Delhi, 2 August-2014, IANS: 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. Glasgow gold boost for Rio Olympics: Sushil Kumar India’s only individual two-time Olympic medallist is now …

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Dipika-Joshana win historic squash gold

Glasgow,2nd August-2014,IANS: 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. Dipika-Joshana win historic squash gold The Indian combine had a …

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