Australia Cricketer Tahlia McGrath Allowed To Play CWG Final Despite Testing Positive For COVID-19

File photo of Australian cricketer Tahlia McGrath© AFP Cricket Australia (CA) on Sunday confirmed that cricketer Tahlia McGrath returned a positive test for COVID-19 ahead of the Commonwealth Games gold medal match against India. “CGA clinical staff have consulted with the Commonwealth Games Federation RACEG (Results Analysis Clinical Expert Group) team and match officials, and … Read more

CWG 2022 Day 9 Schedule: India vs England in women’s T20 semifinal, India vs South Africa in men’s hockey semis

The Indian contingent will be in action on day 9 at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 on Saturday, August 6, 2022. The CWG have been a happy hunting ground for the largest nation in the Commonwealth. A top-five finisher since the 2002 edition, India has relied a lot on the shooting dropped from the … Read more

CWG 2022 India Women vs England Women Semi-Final- LIVE Score Updates: Smriti Mandhana Departs After Scoring 61, India 2 Down

IND W vs ENG W CWG 2022 LIVE Score: Harmanpreet wins toss, opts to bat© Twitter Commonwealth Games, India vs England Semi-final, Women’s Cricket, Live Updates: After playing a knock of 61, Smriti Mandhana walked back to the pavilion after being dismissed by England captain Nat Sciver. Earlier. Mandhana completed her half-century in … Read more

Emotions run high for Katarina Johnson-Thompson as she retains Commonwealth gold

“I don’t think we’ve ever had a crowd that immense and that reactive as well, they were sensational”, she said. “That’s all you want from a weightlifting competition. Those weights are heavy, you’ve got to lift it all by yourself, and to have that crowd behind you is fantastic. “Tokyo was immense and very special, … Read more

Adam Peaty accused of disrespecting Commonwealth Games after roaring into breaststroke final

“I cannot believe it. Last night, I said to Jase ‘this is going to be my last race’. When I watched Adam Peaty last night I completely reflected on his interview and I thought ‘that is me, that is me all over’. I have lost the spark, training does not come that easy, every day … Read more

India at CWG 2022 Day 3 wrap: Jeremy and Achinta lift gold, India trounce Pakistan in cricket

The Indian weightlifters continued their fine run on Sunday as Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Sheuli secured gold medals for the country on Sunday at the Commonwealth Games 2022. The Indian women’s cricket team also got back to winning ways as they trounced arch-rivals Pakistan, while Nikhat Zareen also started strong in her quest for a … Read more

Latest updates as 2022 games are launched in Birmingham

Good evening and welcome to our live coverage of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony from Birmingham.  As you might expect, proceedings this evening a distinctly local flavour, with Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight producing the show, and bands such as Duran Duran and Black Sabbath featuring.  Over the next 11 days more than 5,000 athletes … Read more

A haircut with Steve Waugh, watching Tendulkar patiently wait in line at the cafeteria, and other memories from CWG ’98

Aminul Islam, the former Bangladesh captain, remembers randomly going for a haircut along with Steve Waugh and Gavin Robertson, the former Australia off-spinner, at the hairdressing facility inside the 1998 Commonwealth Games Village in Kuala Lumpur. “They said, ‘hey, let’s go and have our hair cut.’ So all three of us went.” Alistair Campbell, the … Read more