Priyanka Chopra proud of Mary Kom's Commonwealth Games win

Sean Reid
April 14, 2018

India's women's hockey team turned in an embarrassing performance in the bronze medal round against England and was thrashed 6-0.

While Amit claimed the silver medal in the men's 49kg category losing to England's Galai Yafai, Manish got the silver metal in the men's 60kg category against Australia's Harry Garside.

Bester became the first Canadian to win a Commonwealth Games silver medal in the men's singles lawn bowls in Glasgow.

Federation Court ruled that five individuals, including Indian Chef de Mission Vikram Singh Sisodia; General Team Manager, Namdev Shirgaonker; Athletics Team Manager, Ravinder Chaudhry; and two athletes, Rakesh Babu and Irfan Kolothum Thodi, breached the no needles policy.

India could convert none of the five penalty corners and their defence line-up cracked under pressure in the final quarter to go out of the tournament on an embarrassing note.


"I am disappointed with the result".

Plenty of medals are up for grabs to cap off the athletics programme on the track with all four relays, the men's 1,500m women's high jump and men's triple jump to be decided.

Coach Sjoerd Marijne was also disappointed.

"The older you get the more you are unsure it could be your last Commonwealth Games so you have to take advantage but the bigger pitch is we bounce back for this summer and make sure we are better. We can not afford to give them soft goals like we did today".

Hockey: Indian men's hockey team will play their semifinal match against New Zealand and a win here will assure them a silver medal.


A diving P R Sreejesh could do little to stop the fiercely-struck ball.

Nevertheless, the overall good showing here should stand in good stead for Indian boxing in its journey forward. A well-thought variation between Rohidas and Varun fetched India a much-needed equaliser.

With scores levelled at 1-1, the third quarter was closely fought.

While Sam Ward's attempt was brilliantly saved by Sreejesh, England relied on their number one drag-flicker yet again in the 43rd minute to take the strike.

"Every time I served people were calling out in a different language".


India had beaten England 2-1 in pool matches but was outclassed on Saturday.

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