Dipa Karmakar, who says she has been training at the vault table harder than ever, wants to make Gymnastics history.
The Commonwealth Games gold medal is a big motivating factor for top Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap to prepare for the tougher World Championships and the Asian Games.
According to the report, the Village housekeeping staff confiscated syringes and needles on three occasions - at first in a para athlete's room, then in a lounge and the third time in the Wrestler's room.
The shooter is now looking forward to the World Championships, to be held in Granada, Spain, from September 6. The tournament assumes significance as 64 quota places for the 2016 Rio Olympics will be up for grabs.
Having put up a great show at the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, the Indian grapplers are now eyeing an even better performance at the upcoming Asian Games, to be held in Incheon, Korea.
Squash Doubles gold winner Dipika Pallikal on Wednesday said that Joshna Chinappa and she went to the Commonwealth Games with a goal of winning medals and to achieve the target was a dream come true.
Wrestler Babita Kumari today revealed that she went against the advise of the doctor, who suggested her not to compete at the Commonwealth Games as her ligament tear injury was serious, and fought her way to a first-place finish, taking home the gold medal.
"I always set short term goals. Right now, it is the world championship and the Asian Games for me. I need to be fit for these two events," Kashyap told PTI in an interview.
Commonwealth Games 2014 (CWG 2014) got a dazzling finish in a star-studded closing ceremony. Here are the pictures.
India's Parupalli Kashyap won the men's singles in badminton during the Commonwealth Games 2014.
A glittering closing ceremony brought the curtains down on the 20th Commonwealth Games with Kylie Minogue being one of star performers.
Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa created history by winning the first-ever gold medal in squash.
Live updates of day 9 of the Commonwealth Games 2014.
Leading Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu entered the semifinals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the Emirates Arena.
Pinki Jangra brought home India's first boxing medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games though she lost her women's 48-51 kg semi-final bout and had to settle for the bronze at the SECC Hall.
Commonwealth Games officials say an athlete competing at the games has been tested for the Ebola virus but the tests were negative.
Indian shuttlers had a good day in office as P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, R M V Gurusaidutt and P C Thulasi all qualified for the quarterfinals in their respective events.
Vikas Gowda gave India its first athletics gold of the 20th Commonwealth Games by winning the men's discus throw event.
Agartala-born Dipa Karmakar got the bronze with an average score of 14.366. The 20-year-old had scored a mere 13.633 points in Vault 1, the lowest out of eight competitors in the final.