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Commonwealth Games 2018: How bronze medal-winning boxer Naman Tanwar developed his open stance
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Commonwealth Games 2018: How bronze medal-winning boxer Naman Tanwar developed his open stance

Sundar Tanwar, father of Gold Coast Commonwealth Games bronze medallist boxer Naman, talks about his son's open stance, and his idol Akhil Kumar.

Commonwealth Games 2018: An interactive look at influence of shooting, wrestling and weightlifting on India's medal haul
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Commonwealth Games 2018: An interactive look at influence of shooting, wrestling and weightlifting on India's medal haul

While India’s shooting, wrestling and weightlifting contingents have always been among the medals, the following interactive offers a glimpse into just how much influence these three disciplines exert over India’s medal tallies.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Decoding CGF's No Needle Policy, which could see India sanctioned at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Decoding CGF's No Needle Policy, which could see India sanctioned at Gold Coast

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) court could slap sanctions on the Indian contingent over a violation of the CGF's No Needle Policy

Commonwealth Games: From no medals to being a powerhouse, an interactive look at India's fortunes
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Commonwealth Games: From no medals to being a powerhouse, an interactive look at India's fortunes

With just under a week remaining for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the interactive above offers an insight into how India went from being minnows at the Commonwealth Games to being one of the top contenders at the event.

Commonwealth Games 2018: With tweaked action, Neeraj Chopra looks to justify 'once-in-a-generation-talent' tag
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Commonwealth Games 2018: With tweaked action, Neeraj Chopra looks to justify 'once-in-a-generation-talent' tag

Neeraj Chopra may be touted as one of the country's best hopes in athletics at the moment, but he vividly remembers the time he was anything but athletic. ‘Mota (fat),’ is how Chopra chooses to describe himself back then.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxer Amit Panghal could win medal at Gold Coast after breakthrough year
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxer Amit Panghal could win medal at Gold Coast after breakthrough year

At the last edition of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Devendro Singh brought back a silver medal in the light flyweight division. This time, the onus will be on Panghal, to repeat — or even better — that feat.

Table tennis star Soumyajit Ghosh accused of rape by 18-year-old, likely to miss bus to Commonwealth Games
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Table tennis star Soumyajit Ghosh accused of rape by 18-year-old, likely to miss bus to Commonwealth Games

Police have reportedly charged Ghosh with rape, criminal conspiracy, causing miscarriage without woman’s consent and cheating after the 18-year-old filed an FIR.

Caster Semenya on her biggest achievement and her need to win maiden Commonwealth Games medal at Gold Coast
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Caster Semenya on her biggest achievement and her need to win maiden Commonwealth Games medal at Gold Coast

For Caster Semenya, the gold medal she won at Pune's Commonwealth Youth Games ten years ago will forever hold a bigger spot in her heart than even her twin Olympic golds and three World Championships medals.

WFI zero in on three foreign coaches for Indian wrestlers ahead of Commonwealth Games
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WFI zero in on three foreign coaches for Indian wrestlers ahead of Commonwealth Games

Iran’s Hossein Karimi (for men’s freestyle wrestlers), Georgia’s Temo Kazarashvili (Greco Roman) and Russia’s Farniev Irbek Valentinovich (women’s freestyle) will take charge before the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela looks to put Rio debacle behind ahead of title defence at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela looks to put Rio debacle behind ahead of title defence at Gold Coast

Apurvi Chandela will enter the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, as the reigning champion with the aim of becoming the first Indian shooter to defend her title at the games.

Mumbai Marathon 2018: On 2016 champ Nitendra Singh Rawat's comeback, Gopi Thonakal leaves with bragging rights
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Mumbai Marathon 2018: On 2016 champ Nitendra Singh Rawat's comeback, Gopi Thonakal leaves with bragging rights

In a race of small margins, Gopi held on to his pace and finished ahead of Nitendra Singh Rawat, the man he had been a pacer to in 2016.

Mumbai Marathon 2018: Injury-free Nitendra Singh Rawat eyes resurrection at favourite course
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Mumbai Marathon 2018: Injury-free Nitendra Singh Rawat eyes resurrection at favourite course

At the course at which he set his personal best timing, an injury-free Nitendra Singh Rawat eyes qualification for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Sushil Kumar, supporters booked by Delhi Police over wrestler Parveen Rana's assault allegations
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Sushil Kumar, supporters booked by Delhi Police over wrestler Parveen Rana's assault allegations

Sushil won all his bouts but things took an ugly turn when Rana claimed that the wrestler's supporters beat him "for daring to take the ring" against him.

Sushil Kumar's supporters clash with Parveen Rana's fans after Olympic silver medallist wins bout
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Sushil Kumar's supporters clash with Parveen Rana's fans after Olympic silver medallist wins bout

Sushil Kumar claimed that he had been bitten by Parveen Rana during the bout.

Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility
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Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility

India's medal chances at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham take a hit as shooting has been excluded from the competition.

Ashwini Ponnappa impressed with India's young doubles players, says they will take time to be world beaters
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Ashwini Ponnappa impressed with India's young doubles players, says they will take time to be world beaters

Ashwini Ponnappa is impressed with the progress made by India's doubles players but says they will take time to develop into world beaters.

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk succesfully undergoes surgery on right knee
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Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk succesfully undergoes surgery on right knee

Van Niekerk suffered multiple knee tears last month playing in a celebrities' touch rugby match, one of the curtain-raisers to a South Africa-New Zealand Test in Cape Town.

Manpreet Singh interview: Hockey star on marshalling the midfield, India's 'give-and-go' style and much more
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Manpreet Singh interview: Hockey star on marshalling the midfield, India's 'give-and-go' style and much more

In a freewheeling interview, Manpreet Singh talks about filling Sardar Singh's boots in midfield and captaining the team in the absence of PR Sreejesh among other things.

Abhinav Bindra says 11th-place finish in 2000 Sydney Olympics gave him belief he could win gold one day
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Abhinav Bindra says 11th-place finish in 2000 Sydney Olympics gave him belief he could win gold one day

Bindra was only 17 while competing in Sydney. Eight years later, at the Beijing Olympics, the air rifle shooter became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal.