Chopra eyes elusive Diamond before gunning for medal at Worlds

Neeraj Chopra is the first Indian track and field athlete to win gold at the Olympics and the World Championships. Chopra has ambitious plans for this year and it includes a tilt at Diamond League glory. The 24-year-old will defend his Commonwealth Games gold in Birmingham next month.
#Chopra #Worlds #Indian #Birmingham #Sports


2 days ago

Long jumper Sreeshankar looks to better his National record at World Championships

M. Sreeshankar is confident that he would perform at his best in the coming World Athletics Championship at Eugene in Oregon, USA, next month and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham a fortnight later. The Long Jump national record holder has plans in place to adjust with pressure.
#Sreeshankar #National #WorldChampionships #Eugene #Sports #InternationalSportsCompetitions #Olympics


3 days ago

INDW vs SLW: We're on right track - Team India coach Ramesh Powar ahead of...

Chief coach Ramesh Powar said that the Indian Women's team is on the right track. India beat Sri Lanka by 2-1 in the recently concluded T20I series. Harmanpreet Kaur-led side stuttered in the middle overs to manage just 138 for five.
#RameshPowar #CommonwealthGames #Indian #India #Sports #TeamSports #Cricket


4 days ago

I will compete with myself at CWG and strive to better my world record: Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu is favourite to win gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Chanu’s personal best is 207kg (88kg+119kg) which is far better than the best effort of her nearest rival, Stella Kingsley. “CWG will be easy for me. I will be fighting with myself,” she says.
#MirabaiChanu #CWG #CommonwealthGames #Birmingham #Sports


5 days ago

Kenya Names Star-Studded Athletic Teams for Worlds, Commonwealth Games

45 athletes selected to represent Kenya at 2022 World Athletics Championships to be held next month in Eugene, Oregon in the United States. Five reigning world champions will return to defend their crowns at Hayward Field in Eugene. Hellen Obiri could attempt the double after winning the women’s 10,000m in 31:49.88 on Friday.
#HellenObiri #Worlds #CommonwealthGames #Kenya #Sports #InternationalSportsCompetitions


6 days ago

Indians Fail to Impress at Athletics Meet in Kazakhstan

Discus thrower Navjeet Kaur Dhillon failed to impress in the Qosanov Memorial Athletics Meet. She won the event with a best throw of 56.24m, putting a question mark over her Commonwealth Games selection. The CWG qualifying guidelines are 58.00m for women’s discus throw.
#NavjeetKaurDhillon #CWG #Indians #Meet #Kazakhstan #Sports


6 days ago

Bajrang Punia wants to regain form ahead of CWG and World Championship

Bajrang Punia is looking forward to regaining his form as he heads to the United States for a 35-day training camp ahead of the Commonwealth Games and the World Championship. Punia suffered an injury post the Olympics but said he is at his best fitness and carries no niggles. The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports’ TOPS would fund the travel, boarding, and daily costs.
#BajrangPunia #UnionMinistryofYouthAffairsandSports #CWG #WorldChampionship #UnitedStates #Sports #InternationalSportsCompetitions #Olympics


6 days ago

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra is set to compete in his first Diamond League...

Neeraj Chopra will compete in the prestigious Diamond League Meet in Stockholm. Chopra won a silver in his first competition of the season at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland on June 14 with a national record throw of 89.30m. Murali Sreeshankar is also taking part in this event as a build-up for the World Championships and Commonwealth Games.
#NeerajChopra #Olympic #DiamondLeagueMeet #Stockholm #Sports


6 days ago

Commonwealth Games: Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj to lead Indian swimming campaign

Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj will lead a four-member Indian swimming team for the upcoming Commonwealth Games at Birmingham. Delhi's Kushagra Rawat and Madhya Pradesh's Advait Page will make their debuts at the quadrennial event. India are yet to win a medal in able-bodied swimming at the Games.
#SajanPrakash #CommonwealthGames #Indian #Birmingham #Sports


6 days ago

Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj to Spearhead Indian Swimming Contingent at CWG

Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj will lead a four-member Indian swimming team at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games next month. Delhi swimmer Kushagra Rawat and Madhya Pradesh’s Advait Page will be making their debuts at the quadrennial event.
#SajanPrakash #Indian #CommonwealthGames #Birmingham #Sports


6 days ago

Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj to spearhead Indian swimming campaign in CWG

Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj will lead a four-member Indian swimming team at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games next month. Delhi's Kushagra Rawat and Madhya Pradesh’s Advait Page will be making their debuts at the quadrennial event.
#SajanPrakash #Indian #CommonwealthGames #Birmingham #Sports


6 days ago

Srihari Nataraj and Aneesh Gowda Continue to Sparkle at Singapore National...

Srihari Nataraj clocked 25.69 to bag the top honours in the 50m backstroke event. Aneesh Gowda, on the other hand, added two more medals in his kitty. Srihari is preparing for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games next month.
#SrihariNataraj #SingaporeNationalSwimmingChampionships #CommonwealthGames #Birmingham #HobbiesLeisure #WaterActivities #SurfSwim


1 weeks ago

Road to Commonwealth Games: India women to start afresh against Sri Lanka in 1st T20I

Women's T20I cricket is a huge part of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. The Indian team is assembling for the first time after their loss in the 2022 Women's World Cup and this time around they will be without the legendary Mithali Raj. Harmanpreet Kaur is now the new all-format skipper of the Indian team.
#MithaliRaj #CommonwealthGames #Indian #India #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


1 weeks ago

Commonwealth Games: Full list of Indian athletes who have qualified for...

India is set to make its 18th appearance at the Commonwealth Games 2022. A total of 147 athletes have qualified for the mega sporting event in Birmingham. Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu, Lovlina Borgohain, and the men's hockey team have also qualified.
#NeerajChopra #CommonwealthGames #Indian #Birmingham #Sports #TeamSports #InternationalSportsCompetitions


1 weeks ago

Banned for hitting referee, wrestler gets fresh ban for evading dope test

Satender Malik has been banned for four years by the National Anti-Doping Agency for 'intentionally evading dope testing' The wrestler claimed he had severe stomach pain and had to rush to hospital for treatment, but a NADA investigation found there was no record of his appointment at the hospital. Malik was handed a life ban by the national federation for hitting a referee while competing in the Commonwealth Games selection trials.
#SatenderMalik #NationalAntiDopingAgency #CommonwealthGames #Sports #CombatSports #Wrestling


1 weeks ago

Delhi High Court dismisses writ petitions of table tennis players Manush, Swastika

Indian table tennis players Manush Shah and Swastika Ghosh's writ petitions challenging their exclusion from the country’s Commonwealth Games squad were dismissed by Delhi High Court. Shah and Ghosh had approached the court after the Committee of Administrators (CoA), running the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), had excluded them from the final CWG squad announced earlier this month.
#Manush #DelhiHighCourt #Indian #CommonwealthGames #Games #TableGames #Sports


1 weeks ago

India name full-strength men’s squad for CWG, Manpreet returns as captain

India name full-strength 18-member senior men’s hockey squad for Commonwealth Games. Manpreet Singh returns as captain and dragflicker Harmanpreet named as deputy. The Indian team has been grouped in pool B along with England, Canada, Wales and Ghana. They will begin their campaign on July 31 against Ghana.
#Manpreet #CommonwealthGames #Indian #India #Sports #InternationalSportsCompetitions #TeamSports


1 weeks ago

Manpreet Singh to Lead Full-Strength Indian Team in Commonwealth Games

India have been grouped in Pool B along with England, Canada, Wales and Ghana. They will begin their campaign on July 31 against Ghana. Harmanpreet Singh will be his deputy for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Varun Kumar, Surender Kumar, Hardik Singh, Amit Rohidas and Jugraj Singh have been named in the team.
#ManpreetSingh #Indian #CommonwealthGames #India #Sports #TeamSports


1 weeks ago

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Stuns World Number 6 in WTT Contender, Enters Round of 16

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran beat Jorgic Darko 3-1 to enter the men’s singles round of 16 in the WTT Contender in Zagreb, Croatia. Indian paddler is part of the Indian table tennis squad for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, which is to start on July 28.
#SathiyanGnanasekaran #WTTContender #Indian #Zagreb #Sports #HobbiesLeisure #WaterActivities


2 weeks ago

Commonwealth Games 2022: Neeraj Chopra to lead 37-member athletics team in Birmingham

Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra will be the flag bearer at the Commonwealth Games. Hima Das and Dutee Chand have already booked their berth for the Games that will be held from July 28 - August 8. The selectors also named a men's 4x400m relay team.
#NeerajChopra #Olympics #CommonwealthGames #Birmingham #Sports


2 weeks ago