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‘Tandoori chicken’: India wrestler in Commonwealth Games 2018 bite row

GOLD COAST: Indian wrestler Sumit Malik won Commonwealth Games gold in the men’s 125kg freestyle class on Saturday but caused a stew by biting an opponent. Bushy-bearded Canadian Korey Jarvis accused Sumit of biting him during their round-robin bout on the Gold Coast. The Indian made no attempt to deny it, cheekily passing judgement on how his rival…

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Inam bags first gold medal for Pakistan in Commonwealth Games 2018

Pakistani wrestler Mohammad Inam bagged a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018 on Saturday.  Inam outclassed his opponent Melvin Bibo of Nigeria in the 86kg freestyle wrestling category to win the final. He won the match 6-0 without allowing his opponent to even earn a single point. This is not the first time he won…

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Two Indian athletes disqualified from Commonwealth Games 2018

GOLD COAST: Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules. Triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race-walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi were stripped of their accreditation and ordered to take the first available flight home, Games president Louise Martin said. A…

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Pakistan wins third medal in Commonwealth Games 2018

GOLD COAST: Pakistan won its third medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2018 on Thursday. Mohammad Bilal defeated George Ramm of England 6-1 to win the bronze medal in 57-kg wrestling. The Pakistani athlete scored two points in the first round and four points in the second. The British wrestler could only win a single…

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Sports reporter falls into swimming pool during interview

GOLD COAST: A reporter fell into a swimming pool during an interview in the Commonwealth Games 2018. Mike Bushell of the BBC made a splash while interviewing the British swimming team. The Guardian reported that the journalist said that he was careful because of the sound system he was wearing. He failed to notice another…

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Pakistan eliminated from Commonwealth Games 2018 hockey

QUEENSLAND: Pakistan were eliminated from the hockey event in the Commonwealth Games 2018. The green shirts had played three matches and did not win a single fixture. Their matches with Wales, India and England ended in draw. They will play their last match against Malaysia on Wednesday. Pakistan has put on a poor show in…

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Pakistan perform poorly in Commonwealth Games 2018

QUEENSLAND: Pakistan is not performing well in the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games. Najma Parveen came last in 200 meter race. Palwasha Basheer and Murad Ali also lost their respective badminton matches. Madeena Zafar and Faiza Zafar were beaten by India’s Joshna Chinappa and Deepika Pallikal Karthik in Squash women’s double. Mehwish Farhan secured 12th place…

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Pakistan win second medal in Commonwealth Games 2018

QUEENSLAND: Pakistan won its second medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2018 on Tuesday. Muhammad Nooh Dastgir Butt won bronze medal in Men’s 105 kg weightlifting category. David Liti of New Zealand won the gold medal and Samoa’s Lauititi Lui clinched the silver medal. Mohammad Talib had clinched the first medal for Pakistan as he…

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Pakistan hold England to a draw

QUEENSLAND: The Commonwealth Games 2018 hockey match between Pakistan and England ended in a 2-2 draw. Mohammad Irfan Jr. put Pakistan ahead as he scored in the 32nd minute. Mark Gleghorne put England back on terms in the 34th minute. The side took the lead as Samuel Ward scored in the 51st minute. Mubashar Ali…

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