cwg 2022: I wanted to win this gold: PV Sindhu

cwg 2022: I wanted to win this gold: PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu came close at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games but had to settle for silver. Going into the 2022 CWG, he was the heavy favorite after winning the Singapore Super Series in July. But then being cute is one thing, living up to the label and delivering is another. He did. More importantly, he won even though he wasn’t at his best. This is the mark of a true champion. This is what he was able to achieve in Birmingham to his satisfaction. Speaking to ET after winning…

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Commonwealth Games: CWG: Sharath-Sathiyan again lose to familiar foes, settle for silver

Commonwealth Games: CWG: Sharath-Sathiyan again lose to familiar foes, settle for silver

The experienced Indian pair of Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan, comprising familiar foes Paul Drinkhall and England’s Liam Pitchford, won the men’s doubles final at the Commonwealth Games here on Sunday. The Indian duo had to settle for silver for the second time in a row, after losing to the British team 11-8, 8-11, 3-11, 11-7, 4-11. It was a repeat of the 2018 final in Gold Coast and it was the same result that disappointed the Indians. The Indian contingent gets tons of support from the crowd here, but…

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Avinash Sable: CWG 2022, athletics: India’s Avinash Sable wins steeplechase silver, denied podium cleanup in Kenya

Avinash Sable: CWG 2022, athletics: India's Avinash Sable wins steeplechase silver, denied podium cleanup in Kenya

India’s Avinash Sable bettered his own national record by almost a second to win silver in the men’s 3000m steeplechase at the 2022 Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Sable clocked 8:11.20 to better her previous NR of 8:12.48 set at the Rabat Diamond League earlier this year. It was also India’s first steeplechase medal at the Commonwealth Games. Kenya’s Abraham Kibiwot, the 2018 Gold Coast silver medalist and one of the leading runners this year, won the gold by 0.05 seconds over the Indian. World junior champion Amos Serem from…

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CWG 2022: Sakshi Malik wins gold medal in women’s freestyle 62 kg category

CWG 2022: Sakshi Malik wins gold medal in women's freestyle 62 kg category

Rio Olympics bronze medalist Sakshi Malik defeated Canada’s Ana Godinez Gonzalez to win the women’s 65kg freestyle gold medal at the Commonwealth Games here on Friday. Sakshi, who missed some events after her success at the Rio Olympics and was upstaged by younger competitors, made a brilliant comeback both in Friday’s race and in her reputation-stomping career. His opponent, who sought political asylum from Mexico to Canada with his family at a very young age, is a strong fighter who has won medals in the world championships. He started aggressively…

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nitu: Boxer Nitu Ganghas reaches semi-finals, secures India a medal at CWG

nitu: Boxer Nitu Ganghas reaches semi-finals, secures India a medal at CWG

Indian pugilist Nitu Gangas advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 48kg boxing category to ensure a medal at the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Nitu, a two-time junior gold medalist, was declared the winner by the USA after Northern Ireland’s Nicole Clyde threw in the towel in the third and final round of their quarter-final match. Four Indian boxers Lovlina Borgohain, Nikhat Zareen, Ashish Kumar and Muhammad Hussamuddin will fight in the quarter finals later in the day. .

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