Articles about Commonwealth Games (CWG)

Commonwealth Games, Women's T20 event: Meg Lanning to lead Australia

20 May 2022

Sports
Commonwealth Games, Women's T20 event: Meg Lanning to lead Australia

Australia have announced their squad for the Women's T20 event of this year's Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Second edition of The Hundred to begin on August 3

27 Jan 2022

Sports
Second edition of The Hundred to begin on August 3

The newest format of cricket aka The Hundred is set to be back for the second season.

CWG: India to face Australia in women's T20 tournament opener

12 Nov 2021

Sports
CWG: India to face Australia in women's T20 tournament opener

India will lock horns with Australia in the opening game of women's T20 competition on July 29 at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Film being made on Pinki Pramanik, thanks to Ashoke Pandit

07 Jul 2021

Entertainment
Film being made on Pinki Pramanik, thanks to Ashoke Pandit

Director/producer Ashoke Pandit announced that he has bagged the rights of Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik's story.

Women's cricket to make its debut at the Commonwealth Games

18 Nov 2020

Sports
Women's cricket to make its debut at the Commonwealth Games

Women's cricket is all set to be a part of the Commonwealth Games for the first time ever.

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

23 Aug 2020

Sports
What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.

Sushant Rajput's death: Meet the CBI team probing the case

22 Aug 2020

India
Sushant Rajput's death: Meet the CBI team probing the case

After cries from public and politicians across the country, the Supreme Court on Wednesday handed over the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

25 Jun 2020

Sports
Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

02 May 2020

Sports
India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said that the nation will step up its battle to win the 2032 Olympic Games and other international events when the global coronavirus pandemic eases.

Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games

25 Apr 2020

Sports
Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games

India were unable to submit a bid for hosting the 2030 Asian Games before the deadline of April 22 due to coronavirus pandemic.

Current situation doesn't affect my Olympics preparation, says Bhaker

22 Mar 2020

Sports
Current situation doesn't affect my Olympics preparation, says Bhaker

The world has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. More than 13,000 people have lost their lives.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

13 Feb 2020

Sports
#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

Indian shooting sensation Manu Bhaker made headlines at the 2019 IISF World Cup when she clinched India's first gold medal in Women's 10m Air Pistol.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

Politics
List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Two Indians fail dope tests ahead of Olympics: Details here

11 Dec 2019

Sports
Two Indians fail dope tests ahead of Olympics: Details here

The world is still in shock over the four-year ban of Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) over multiple violations.

Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

06 Dec 2019

Sports
Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.

PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

27 Nov 2019

Sports
PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

The fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) is around the corner and the auction for the same took place on Tuesday.

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

12 Oct 2019

Sports
Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

India's ace women's boxer M C Mary Kom will take home the bronze medal at the Women's World Championships in Russia's Ulan-Ude.

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

10 Oct 2019

Sports
Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

India's women's boxing ace Mary Kom secured her eighth World Boxing Championships medal after reaching the semi-final of the event being held in Russia.

Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

22 Sep 2019

Sports
Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

Saina Nehwal has been an inspiration for budding badminton players in India for a while now.

ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals

04 Sep 2019

Sports
ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals

India continued its dominance in the field of shooting as they pulled off a rout, claiming 16 gold medals in the ISSF World Cup.

Bajrang Punia nominated for India's highest sporting honor

16 Aug 2019

Sports
Bajrang Punia nominated for India's highest sporting honor

Famed Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for India's highest sporting honor - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Friday.

Here's what Abhinav Bindra said about boycotting Commonwealth Games

31 Jul 2019

Sports
Here's what Abhinav Bindra said about boycotting Commonwealth Games

Speculations are ripe that India are likely to boycott the 2022 edition of Commonwealth Games.

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

28 Jul 2019

Sports
Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

Boxing legend Mary Kom sealed a gold medal in the 23rd President's Cup after beating Australia's April Franks 5-0 in a lopsided contest.

Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

09 Jul 2019

Sports
Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

Indian weightlifter Swati Singh has found herself under the scanner of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for doping violations.

Commonwealth Games: Here's why India is considering to pull out

22 Jun 2019

Sports
Commonwealth Games: Here's why India is considering to pull out

There is a possibility the entire Indian contingent might not participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker clinches Olympic quota

29 May 2019

Sports
Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker clinches Olympic quota

India's teenage shooting sensation Manu Bhaker has sealed her spot for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo in the women's 10m air pistol event.

#NewsBytesExclusive: National record-holder Muhammed Anas talks about his journey

10 May 2019

Sports
#NewsBytesExclusive: National record-holder Muhammed Anas talks about his journey

India have been slowly and steadily rising in the field of athletics.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more

12 Mar 2019

Sports
#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more

Indian women's wrestling ace Ritu Phogat had recently announced that she would now pursue Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Who is gold medalist Apurvi Chandela?

23 Feb 2019

Sports
ISSF Shooting World Cup: Who is gold medalist Apurvi Chandela?

Apurvi Chandela clinched India's first gold medal at the ISSF World Cup 2019 being held at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi.

Badminton Nationals: Saina defeats Sindhu to clinch second successive title

16 Feb 2019

Sports
Badminton Nationals: Saina defeats Sindhu to clinch second successive title

Indian women's singles ace Saina Nehwal beat heavyweight PV Sindhu to clinch the 83rd Yonex Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wrestler Bajrang Punia on Padma Shri, success, and more!

10 Feb 2019

India
#NewsBytesExclusive: Wrestler Bajrang Punia on Padma Shri, success, and more!

Bajrang Punia, one of the country's finest freestyle wrestlers, has won many medals in international events, including Commonwealth and Asian Games golds and a World Championship silver among others.

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

09 Feb 2019

Sports
Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

This year is going to be massive for Indian badminton, as the focus has already shifted to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and its preparations are on full swing.

Just married: Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap

14 Dec 2018

Sports
Just married: Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap

Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal got married to Parupalli Kashyap on Friday in an intimate ceremony in Hyderabad.

Wrestlers Bajrang, Vinesh and Pooja awarded Grade A contracts

30 Nov 2018

Sports
Wrestlers Bajrang, Vinesh and Pooja awarded Grade A contracts

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has rolled out a grade-based contract system for wrestlers.

2022 Commonwealth Games could see inclusion of Women's T20 cricket

26 Nov 2018

Sports
2022 Commonwealth Games could see inclusion of Women's T20 cricket

A new move is being planned for Women's T20 cricket.

Indian badminton will witness better results in future: Kidambi Srikanth

17 Nov 2018

Sports
Indian badminton will witness better results in future: Kidambi Srikanth

Indian men's badminton ace Kidambi Srikanth suffered his third straight quarter-finals loss.

#SignatureBridge: BJP and AAP supporters fight at inauguration

04 Nov 2018

Politics
#SignatureBridge: BJP and AAP supporters fight at inauguration

On Sunday, supporters of BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari and that of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got involved in a scuffle at the inauguration of Signature Bridge in Delhi.

#SignatureBridge: 14-years in making, Delhi finally gets an engineering marvel

04 Nov 2018

India
#SignatureBridge: 14-years in making, Delhi finally gets an engineering marvel

Delhi's Signature Bridge took 14 years to build and will be finally open for public on Monday, after its inauguration on Sunday.

Delhi: Cabinet approves government jobs for Delhi sportspersons

29 Oct 2018

India
Delhi: Cabinet approves government jobs for Delhi sportspersons

On Monday, after some deliberation, the Delhi cabinet approved government jobs for people who excel in sports.

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Aware to be honored by SJAM

25 Sep 2018

Sports
Commonwealth Games gold medalist Aware to be honored by SJAM

Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Rahul Aware has been chosen for the "Sportsman of the Year" award to be given by the Sports Journalists' Association of Mumbai (SJAM).

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