Indians, Pakistanis Among 200 Seeking Asylum In Australia After Commonwealth Games
Indo-Asian News Service

Indians, Pakistanis Among 200 Seeking Asylum In Australia After Commonwealth Games

A total of 8,103 athletes, media representatives and officials arrived in Australia on temporary visas for the Gold Coast event which concluded on April 15.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Meets CWG 2018 Medallists
Indo-Asian News Service

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Meets CWG 2018 Medallists

India finished third with 66 medals (26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze).

Indian Boxers Will Improve Medals Tally At Asian Games: Boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav
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Indian Boxers Will Improve Medals Tally At Asian Games: Boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav

India picked up nine boxing medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, earlier this month.

Neeraj Chopra The Star As Track And Field Athletes Land Back From Commonwealth Games
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Neeraj Chopra The Star As Track And Field Athletes Land Back From Commonwealth Games

Over 100 people gathered at the arrival terminal of the IGI airport to receive the athletes.

CWG Gold Medallist Manu Bhaker Dismisses Controversy, Says She Sat On The Ground By Choice

CWG Gold Medallist Manu Bhaker Dismisses Controversy, Says She Sat On The Ground By Choice

There was a furore when Manu Bhaker, a Commonwealth Games shooting gold medallist, was seen sitting on the floor at her own reception.

India Should Boycott 2022 Commonwealth Games, Says NRAI Chief Raninder Singh
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India Should Boycott 2022 Commonwealth Games, Says NRAI Chief Raninder Singh

Raninder Singh said he will soon write to the Sports Ministry and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in this regard.

MC Mary Kom Rubbishes Retirement Talk, Dreams Of Olympic Gold
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MC Mary Kom Rubbishes Retirement Talk, Dreams Of Olympic Gold

India's best-ever boxer Mary Kom said on Tuesday that she has no plans to retire and is determined to defy her critics by winning an elusive Olympic gold.

CWG 2018: Medallists Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal Arrive Home To Warm Welcome

CWG 2018: Medallists Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal Arrive Home To Warm Welcome

Chinappa and Pallikal had won a silver medal in the women's doubles competition.

CWG 2018 Organisers Apologise For
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CWG 2018 Organisers Apologise For 'Shameful' Closing Ceremony

Commonwealth Games Chairman Peter Beattie acknowledged on Monday that organisers made a mistake featuring athletes in the pre-show instead of the television coverage.

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Don't Mind Fighting For Dad Anywhere: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal had been at odds with the authorities about her father's access to the Commonwealth Games Village.

CWG 2018: Haryana Government To Give 1.5 Crore To Gold Winners From State
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CWG 2018: Haryana Government To Give 1.5 Crore To Gold Winners From State

CWG gold medal winners, hailing from Haryana, will get Rs 1.5 crore from the state government, sports minister Anil Vij announced on Sunday.

Commonwealth Games 2018: CWG Gold Is Right Next To My 2012 Olympic Bronze, Says Saina Nehwal

Commonwealth Games 2018: CWG Gold Is Right Next To My 2012 Olympic Bronze, Says Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal beat compatriot P V Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 to win the 26th gold for India.

Commonwealth Games 2018: India Ends Campaign In Third Spot With 26 Gold Medals
Santosh Rao

Commonwealth Games 2018: India Ends Campaign In Third Spot With 26 Gold Medals

India won 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze medals to finish behind Australia and England, making it the third most successful Commonwealth Games for the country.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Satwik Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Satwik Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty's Men's Doubles Badminton Silver Ends India's Campaign

The Indian pair lost 13-21, 16-21 in the summit clash that lasted for 39 minutes at the Carrara Sports Arena.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Have A Healthy Rivalry With PV Sindhu, Says Saina Nehwal

Commonwealth Games 2018: Have A Healthy Rivalry With PV Sindhu, Says Saina Nehwal

The win also meant that the 28-year-old Saina won all her 12 matches in Gold Coast to remain unbeaten in the tournament.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Silver For Kidambi Srikanth As Lee Chong Wei Claims Men

Commonwealth Games 2018: Silver For Kidambi Srikanth As Lee Chong Wei Claims Men's Singles Gold

Kidambi Srikanth had beaten Lee Chong Wei in the mixed team final earlier in 2018 CWG but could not repeat the feat in the men's singles event.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal-Joshna Chinappa Clinch Silver In Women
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal-Joshna Chinappa Clinch Silver In Women's Doubles Squash

This was Joshna's first and Dipika's second medal at Gold Coast after winning silver in the mixed doubles with Saurav Ghosal.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Manika Batra-Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Beat Sharath Kamal-Mouma Das To Bag Table Tennis Mixed Team Bronze
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Manika Batra-Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Beat Sharath Kamal-Mouma Das To Bag Table Tennis Mixed Team Bronze

Apart from the singles gold, Batra has gold in the women's team event and silver in the women's doubles with Mouma Das.

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