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A for athletics, B- for boxing: Grading India's sports-wise performance at CWG 2022

Athletics and lawn bowls contingents shine while weightlifters met expectation at CWG 2022.

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CWG 2022: How did India's top stars fare?

The likes of PV Sindhu, Sharath Kamal, Mirabai Chanu shined, but some top stars did not.

Did that really happen? Top surprises of CWG 2022

From the Indian women's Lawn Bowls team to Avinash Sable and Tejaswin Shankar, here are some of the performances that had us captivated at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.



Big-game Sindhu makes light of Li, adds CWG gold to her collection

After bronze in 2014, and silver in 2018, Sindhu defeated Michelle Li to win her first CWG gold

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CWG win continues Lakshya's golden streak but bigger battles lie ahead

Lakshya Sen won his maiden gold at the Commonwealth Games - but what does is mean for the 20-yr-old?



India at CWG 2022 day 11 as it happened: Sharath, Sindhu, Lakshya, Satwik-Chirag win gold

India finished fourth on the table behind Australia, England and Canada. In total, they won 61 medals - 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze.

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India at CWG 2022 at it happened: Indian athletes win gold medals in boxing, table tennis and athletics

India are currently placed fifth on the medals tally with 18 gold medals.

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'They deserve it': Tears, bhangra, coach-tossing as players celebrate hockey bronze

India won their first medal in women's hockey at the Commonwealth Games since 2006

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"This medal was very necessary," says Savita Punia

The Indian women's hockey team beat New Zealand in the shoot-out to win the bronze medal.

India win hockey bronze as Savita Punia shakes off shootout bogey

The Indian women's hockey team beat New Zealand in the shoot-out to win the bronze medal.

Mooney, Gardner and Schutt lead Australia to gold in pulsating final

A half-century from Harmanpreet Kaur put India on course in a chase of 162 before they collapsed spectacularly

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The new 'Invincibles' add more glory to their extraordinary era

Tahlia McGrath played with Covid and India had their target in sight, but Australia still found a way to win yet another title, writes Valkerie Baynes



'If only': SA's keeper Jones is MotM but it's a consolation prize

Gowan Jones' sterling performance went in vain as India beat South Africa 3-2 in the men's hockey semifinal

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India beat South Africa 3-2 in men's hockey semifinals

Had it not been for Jones' brilliant display, the scoreline could have been much bigger in favour of the India.



40-year-old Sharath Kamal's day in the office - 3 matches, 3 wins, 2 medals assured

Over five hours, Sharath had spent more than two and a half hours at the table, playing - and winning - three high quality table tennis matches.

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Sreeja Akula's emotional, rollercoaster day ends with a shot at gold and bronze

Sreeja Akula faced a heartbreaking loss in the singles but has reached the mixed doubles final with Sharath Kamal.



India at CWG 2022 Day 9 as it happened: Wrestlers, boxers shine, men's hockey team in final

India have 13 gold medals and are placed fifth on the table.

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Mandhana, Rodrigues and Rana help India win battle of nerves and remain in the hunt for gold

Chasing 165, England began brightly before being undone by a spate of run-outs

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'You have brought a smile to the nation'

From Mithali Raj to Yuvraj Singh, everyone took part in the celebrations after India's CWG 2022 semi-final win over England

Harmanpreet: CWG 2022 gold 'can change a lot of things' for women's cricket in India

"Until the last moment, we believed we could win, even though they had a couple of strong partnerships"



India vs Australia shootout controversy explained - why was Savita Punia's save ruled out?

Ambrosia Malone's missed penalty was retaken after a shot-clock error

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'I am angry': India coach Schopmann after controversial penalty shootout loss

Ambrosia Malone's missed penalty was retaken after a shot-clock error and Australia went on to win the shootout after that.



With first CWG gold, Sakshi Malik rediscovers herself on the mat

She may now be called Sakshee Malikkh, but this is very much the Sakshi Malik India fell in love with in 2016.

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India at CWG 2022 Day 8 as it happened: Wrestlers win six medals, Indian women's hockey team suffers heartbreak

Indian wrestlers won six medals on Day 8 while the women's hockey team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Australia in the semifinal.




Murali Sreeshankar bounces back for silver in dramatic men's long jump final

Murali Sreeshankar won India's nineteenth medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, and the second in athletics

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India at CWG 2022 Day 7 as it happened: Sreeshankar wins silver, Sudhir clinches gold in para powerlifting

M Sreeshankar won a silver in the men's long jump and Sudhir clinched gold in men's heavyweight para powerlifting.

CWG 2022: Amit, Jaismine, Sagar, Rohit into semis; assure India of more boxing medals

Amit Panghal earned himself a spot in the men's 51kg semifinal with a comfortable win over Lennon Mulligan, while Jaismine Lamboria got past Troy Garton to reach the women's 60kg semis.



India at CWG 2022 at it happened: Saurav makes history, Tejaswin, boxers earn medals

Medals galore for India on Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games.

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What are Sindhu, Sen, Srikanth & Co's draws, medal chances?

In 2018, India won six medals (2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze) in badminton


'Happy we have that pain': India see silver lining in badminton mixed team loss

With five more badminton golds on the line, there's a lot of hurt to fuel India's performance in Birmingham.



Tenth CWG medal for Sharath Kamal, this time won by the team he built

India's greatest ever table tennis player isn't done just yet.

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India at CWG 2022 Day 5 live updates: India win gold in lawn bowls, table tennis

Follow along for all the live updates from Day 5 of the Commonwealth Games.



How Rupa Rani Tirkey guided India's Lawn Bowls team to gold

India found unlikely heroes in a sport most of the country wouldn't even have cared much about before Tuesday. And in Rupa Rani Tirkey, its most unlikely star

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India win historic gold in Lawn Bowls (Women's Fours)

Lovely Choubey (lead), Pinki (second), Nayanmoni Saikia (third) and Rupa Rani Tirkey defeated South Africa 17-10 in a thrilling final

Bowling them over: Fab four rip up stereotypes to give India historic medal

A PE teacher, police constable, district sports officer, ex-weightlifter combined to bring India a rare Lawn Bowls medal at the CWG.



'It's only silver': Even the bravest of faces can't mask the hurt of losing

Judokas Sushila Devi Likmabam and Vijay Kumar Yadav won silver and bronze respectively, but it was just not enough for the players who has their eyes on gold.

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Zari needle to barbell, how CWG champ Achinta Sheuli lifted himself up

For Achinta Sheuli, embroider-turned-lifter, the Commonwealth Games gold medal is just the start.

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Junior star Jeremy Lalrinnunga makes his senior mark at CWG

Still a teenager, Jeremy is a Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth weightlifting, and Youth Olympic gold medalist. The definition of a prodigy.

CWG 2022 Day 3 as it happened: After Jeremy, Achinta adds to gold tally

Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Sheuli won gold medals in their respective categories to make it six medals for India at the Games, all coming from weightlifting.

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ESPN India's favourite CWG moments

Twelve days, 218 athletes and 66 medals later, ESPN India staff members pick out their favourite moments from the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Five Indian performances that were world class

The standard of competition at the CWG is often lower than that found at the world level but a few Indian competitors showed they can be competitive at any stage.

Best Indian athletes at the CWG: Vote for your picks

Among the many Indian medallists at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, some were a bit more special than the others. Vote for your favourite Indian performers.

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Saina: 'I would place this medal next to my Olympic bronze'

Saina Nehwal reflects on her big win against PV Sindhu as she became the first Indian woman to win two golds in the women's singles event at Commonwealth Games.

Bronze for Batra/Sathiyan, Sharath; squash silver for Chinappa-Pallikal

Manika Batra won her fourth medal at the CWG after winning bronze in the mixed doubles while Sharath Kamal won the singles bronze medal, to win his third medal at Gold Coast. In squash, the duo of Chinappa and Pallikal had to settle for silver.

Lee Chong Wei savours final CWG bow

Lee Chong Wei spoke of the Commonwealth Games with finality and the 2020 Olympic Games with a tentative shake of the head. The gold he won in Gold Coast is probably one of the last medals for badminton's superstar trudging in his mid-30s.

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Ice-cool Neeraj never doubted winning 'very important medal'

Neeraj Chopra is every bit the boy who doesn't stay up to panic attacks the night before an exam. He was well prepared and felt no nerves as he clinched gold in javelin throw at the Commonwealth Games.

The long-distance weapon that helped Manika conquer Gold Coast

Though he was sitting in front a TV in New Delhi, coach Sandeep Gupta had a workaround ready when Manika Batra found the going tough at the CWG.

If I'm super fit till 2020, I will compete: Mary Kom

Though not a surprise, Mary Kom's gold was still special: it was her first CWG medal. About her future, the 35-year-old said she did miss not having an Olympic gold.

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Big questions for Indian hockey after Gold Coast debacle

For the first time since 1998, the Indian hockey teams will return home without a medal from the Commonwealth Games. Just what went wrong in Gold Coast?

Vinesh Phogat wins 50kg gold; Sakshi Malik bags bronze

Sakshi Malik added a Commonwealth Games bronze to the bronze she won at the Rio Olympics after defeating New Zealand's Tayla Ford in the women's 62kg category at the Commonwealth Games.

CWG: Gold for Manika Batra and Sanjeev Rajput

As India look to add on to their medal tally, here are all the results from the tenth day of the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Day 9

Bajrang moves out of Yogeshwar's shadow with CWG gold

Bajrang Punia kept none of the credit for India's sole wrestling gold on Friday to himself, offering a worshipful reverence to the man he credits for his journey in the sport.

'I would never bout with Yogeshwar Dutt' - Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia shares his thoughts after winning a gold in men's 65kg wrestling category


CWG: Meet India's teenage medallists at Gold Coast 2018

Anish Bhanwala became India's youngest medallist at the Commonwealth Games after winning gold in men's 25m rapid fire pistol shooting. Meet the Indian teenagers who have won unexpected medals at Gold Coast 2018.

Shooting: Anish becomes India's youngest-ever gold medalist

15-year-old Anish Bhanwala became India's youngest gold medalist at the Commonwealth Games after shooting 30 points in the 25m Rapid Fire final.

Two Indian athletes to be sent home for breach of 'no-needle policy'

Race walker KT Irfan and triple jumper Rakesh Babu have been removed from the Games Village and ordered to head back home for breach of the event's no-needle policy'.

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Sushil Kumar completes unprecedented Golden hat-trick

Rahul Aware won India's maiden Gold medal in wrestling at this edition of the Commonwealth Games after defeating Canada's Steven Takahashi 3-1 (by points) in the 57kg final.

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