Boxers Amit, Gaurav enter Chemistry Cup semis

Halle (Germany), June 21: Commonwealth Games medallists Amit Panghal (49kg) and Gaurav Solanki (52kg) stormed into the semi-finals of their respective weight categories and assured themselves of medals at the Chemistry Cup boxing tournament here. Amit defeated Germany’s Christopher Goman 5-0, while Gaurav


Over 400 ‘Vyayamshalas’ to be inaugurated in Haryana

Chandigarh, April30: As many as 401 ‘Vyayamshalas’ (exercise points) would be inaugurated on a single day in Haryana on May 5, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Sunday. The Vyayamshalas have been built over two acres each to promote sports activities. “The

Saina on cloud nine after April blitz

New Delhi, April 30: India’s veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal is basking in glory after winning three medals, including two gold medals in the Commonwealth Games and Asian Championships in April. Saina played a big role in India’s gold medal triumph in the mixed


CWG performance just the start: BFI President

New Delhi, April 18: Congratulating the Indian contingent, which returned with an impressive haul of nine medals from the just-concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh on Tuesday warned the boxers not to get carried away with


CWG: Dipika-Joshna wins silver in women’s doubles squash

Gold Coast (Australia), April 15: Defending champions Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa settled for the silver in women’s doubles squash at the 21st Commonwealth Games, after losing to New Zealand’s Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy here on Sunday. The Indian duo lost 0-2

CWG: Sharath Kamal bags TT men’s singles bronze

Gold Coast (Australia), April 15: India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal on Sunday bagged the bronze medal in men’s singles table tennis competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games, beating England’s Samuel Walker. The World No.48 Indian defeated the Englishman 4-1 (11-7, 11-9, 9-11, 11-6, 12-10)

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