The 2018 Commonwealth Games has been extremely successful for the Indian contingent. Team India finished third in the medals tally with 66 medals- 26 golds, 20 silvers and 20 bronzes. But will this performance translate in to Asian Games success? Let’s find out. Asian Games - Are we up to the mark for mini Olympics? Most of India’s gold medals came in shooting (7), … [Read more...] about Will India’s CWG triumph translate into Asian Games success?
As the Commonwealth Games 2018 kickstarts from today at the beautiful and scenic Gold Coast in Australia, Indian sports fans eagerly await our athletes performing. This time a jumbo Indian contingent would be aiming to make it big with strong medal-winning performances as fans watch the opening ceremony in Gold Coast. The 2018 Gold Coast games will also mark the 5th time … [Read more...] about Schedule and Timing of Indian Athletes performing at Commonwealth Games 2018
The 222 member Indian contingent qualified for the XXI Commonwealth Games got a warm send-off from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Along with IOA members, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Mos Kiren Rijiju were also present to motivate the Indian athletes as they departed to Gold Coast, Australia to participate in the 21st Commonwealth Games. A perfect send off for XXI … [Read more...] about Indian Contingent gets a warm send-off for XXI Commonwealth Games
The honour, which only a handful of Indian athletes get, India’s reigning Olympics queen, shuttler PV Sindhu has been bestowed with the duty to be India’s flag bearer and lead the contingent at the opening ceremony of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Being a flag bearer is a great honour PV Sindhu, silver medallist at the Rio Olympics, was chosen as the … [Read more...] about PV Sindhu will be India’s Flag Bearer at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
In the first part of our take on India’s medal contenders of Gold Coast Games 2018, we looked at the country’s most successful sports in the history of Commonwealth Games. We dug deeper into Shooting, Boxing, and Wrestling. In this edition, however, we will have a closer look at Athletics, Weightlifting, Badminton, Gymnastics, and a few other sports. Track & Field Gold … [Read more...] about India at Gold Coast Games 2018: Team and Players to watch out (Part 2)
The Commonwealth Games (CWG) always has been a happy hunting ground for India. With medals being a rarity for the country at bigger stages like the Asian Games and the Olympics, the CWG have assured India numerous medals every four years. Just to put numbers into perspective, in the past five editions of the Commonwealth Games, the Indian contingent has bagged a total of 309 … [Read more...] about India at Commonwealth Games 2018: Team and Player Profile (Part1)
70 Commonwealth Nations, 275 medal events in 18 sports, and 12 days of exhilarating action; The Commonwealth Games 2018, popularly known as Gold Coast 2018 is only a month away. The city of Queensland, Australia is set to host the games, which are officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games, between April 4 and April 15, 2018. The program will be largely similar to that of … [Read more...] about Commonwealth Games 2018 – Welcome to Gold Coast – Australia!!
A total of 225 Indian athletes will be going to Gold Coast, Australia for the upcoming XXI Commonwealth Games 2018. Among the various sports disciplines the Indian athletes will be participating in almost all the events barring a couple of them And as the Indian sports fans eagerly wait for the 4th of April, we hope our sports persons don’t disappoint this time around. There … [Read more...] about Break-up of Indian Athletes participation in various sports events at XXI CWG
The omission of world championship medallists Gaurav Bidhuri and Shiva Thapa from India’s 2018 Commonwealth boxing squad has raised many eyebrows. However, the likes of MC Mary Kom and Vikas Krishan were picked directly without undergoing the conventional trials. In-form pugilists axed from India’s boxing squad Three-time Asian medallist and 2015 world championship … [Read more...] about Shiva Thapa – Gaurav Bidhuri Omitted from India’s Boxing Squad for XXI CWG
The 225 member Indian Contingent that consists of women athletes as well will not sport the traditional Indian attire of sari at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Indian Olympic Association has decided to revamp the dress code that will be similar for the men and women contingent. Indian Women Athletes to have a new dress code for the opening ceremony Commonwealth … [Read more...] about No more Saris for Indian Women Athletes at Commonwealth Games