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newssports4 hours ago

Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Sheuli to fight for one spot at Paris Olympics

After a good showing at the CWG 2022, weightlifters Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Sheuli, who both won gold medals, will need to compete against each other in the 73kg category for a place in Olympics. The Paris Olympics does not have the 67 kg category where Jeremy won his medal.
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newssports3 days ago

Achinta Sheuli's mother preserves her son's CWG gold medal upon return

In their two-room home in Deulpur, Howrah district, Achinta Sheuli's mother hid his awards and medals wrapped in a half-torn saree under the lone bed. When Achinta arrived home after his exploits at the Commonwealth Games, where he won a gold medal, she placed them on a little stool.
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newssports4 days ago

Sanket Sargar undergoes elbow surgery post Commonwealth Games

Weightlifter Sanket Sargar underwent elbow surgery in the UK after winning a silver medal for India at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Sargar, despite suffering an injury during his second clean-and-jerk attempt that prevented him from finishing his last two lifts, took home the silver medal.
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newssports9 days ago

Bavleen Kaur fails to qualify for finals of individual apparatus at Commonwealth Games 2022

On Wednesday, rhythmic gymnast Bavleen Kaur of India was unable to advance to any of the individual apparatus events at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Prior to that, India had a dismal showing in artistic gymnastics too, where the country could not win any medal in any competition.
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newssports9 days ago

Sudhir wins powerlifting gold medal at Commonwealth Games 2022

At the men's heavyweight para powerlifting competition for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Thursday, Indian para-athlete Sudhir took home the gold medal. India's first gold medal in para powerlifting at the CWG was the 28-year-old Sudhir's highest podium placement at Birmingham 2022.
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newssports10 days ago

CWG 2022 | Police investigating about two Sri Lankan athletes missing from Games village

Three members of the visiting party vanished from their respective communities, prompting the Sri Lankan delegation at the Commonwealth Games to request passports from its athletes and officials. Sri Lanka, which is experiencing a severe economic crisis, selected a 161-member group for the Games.
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newssports12 days ago

CWG 2022 | Punam Yadav "dropped a medal," according to the weightlifting federation

Sahdev Yadav, head of the Indian Weightlifting Federation, criticised Punam Yadav on Tuesday for competing despite "not being totally fit" following her performance at the Commonwealth Games. Punam failed all three of her tries in a clean and jerk, and thus was eliminated from women's 76kg division.
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newssports12 days ago

Sanket Sargar to stay back in UK for UCL tear treatment after Commonwealth Games 2022

Weightlifter Sanket Mahadev Sargar, who won silver in the 55 kg category and became India's first medalist at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, will remain in the UK for treatment of his UCL injury. It takes at least three months for an Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) tear to mend.
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newssports13 days ago

Deandra Dottin bows out from West Indies team citing non-conducive team environment

Deandra Dottin has announced she will no longer play for the West Indies on the international stage, putting down her retirement to an unfavourable team environment in present times. The batter expressed gratitude for her career while confirming she will continue to play domestic cricket.
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newssports13 days ago

WATCH | Indian cyclist Vishavjeet Singh escapes a horrifying crash at CWG 2022

Vishavjeet Singh, an Indian cyclist who made it to the final of the men's 15 km scratch race, narrowly avoided being involved in the catastrophic Commonwealth Games disaster. The incident occurred on Sunday in the penultimate lap of the 10-lap qualifying scratch race, which was when it occurred.
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