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Indian lifters overcame pain to lord the CWG arena
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No physios, no problems for weightlifters

Indian weightlifters delivered the medals on Wednesday but the system seems to have let them down at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Mirabai Chanu (48kg) smashed snatch, clean and jerk and the overall Games records to claim Indias first gold of the ongoing ... Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
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Lifter Vikas cleared after being told to give dope test before heading home

IMAGE: Vikas Thakur does not have doping history. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur, who claimed a bronze medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, was searched and dope-tested on the day of his departure from the event on unexplained suspicions.   Thakur, a silver-medallist at the 2014 Games, claimed a bronze in the men's 94kg category and was to leave with the team on April 11. He did leave but only after a last-minute check by the Commonwealth ...
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Lifters rake in the moolah

Nowhere close to complete fitness and without a fulltime physio to care for their niggles, Indian weightlifters remained leaps ahead of their Commonwealth Games competitors, taking their gold medal tally to four through Sathish Sivalingam (77kg) and Venkat ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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Indians look to strike it rich

Spooked by a needle controversy but in high spirits nonetheless, the jumbo Indian contingent would be aiming to make it all good with strong medal-winning performances when the acutely-low-on-buzz Commonwealth Games starts on Wednesday with an opening ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago CWG 2018: Indian athletes hope spotlight shifts from needle controversy to medals  DNA2 weeks ago India hope to shift spotlight on medals at humdrum CWG  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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India at CWG: With less competition on offer, Mirabai set to win gold

All the competitors except Mirabai has a personal best of below 180kg. Mirabai's likely closest rival will be Amanda Braddock of Canada who has a personal best of 173 kg IMAGE: Mirabai Chanu during the World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim. She bagged gold medal in women’s 48kg category. Photograph: IWF/PTI A World Championship gold medal making her an instant star last year, India's top weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu will start as overwhelming favourite to clinch the top ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

No fun rides for officials, says ministry

Wary of controversy, the Sports ministry will not allow family members of any athlete to travel with the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games and will also put a stop to officials "fun rides". The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has forwarded a list ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

Saina Mirza, Saina Nehwal among recipients of Zee News Fairplay Awards for sportswomen

Indian women have been scaling new heights in the field of sports and brought laurels to the country in the last few years. The ZEE News FAIRPLAY - a special day for women achievers in the field of sports - has recognised and honoured the special achievement ...
 DNA4 weeks ago
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Sports Shorts: CWG participation of two Indian jumpers uncertain

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday IMAGE: 'Borobi' the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games mascot (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: Jason O'Brien/Getty Images The participation of track and field athletes, S Sreeshankar and Siddharth Yadav at the Commonwealth Games remains doubtful as their names were sent after the deadline even as the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has requested the organisers to allow the duo to compete.
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Multiple dope test, specialised diet behind lifters gold rush

Over 500 dope tests every year in the last four years and specialised diet and nutritional supplements from Germany -- are the ingredients that went into the Indian weightlifters sensational haul of five gold medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games here. The ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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Son of a truck driver, Gururaja recalls tough journey to medal

'When I started in 2010, in the first month of my training, I was so frustrated because I didn't even know how to lift a bar. It was too heavy for me.' IMAGE: Gururaja Poojary competes during the weightlifting 56kg final on day one of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre. Photograph: PTI For a man who couldn't get a hang of how to lift the bar for the longest time, weightlifter Gururaja Poojary said he hasn't done too badly for himself as he reflected on ...
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