Indian eves script history, bag gold in table tennis

Apr 10, 2018, 19:24
Indian eves script history, bag gold in table tennis

Even though Chirag Shetty and Rankireddy went down fighting in two games, having saved a couple of match points, India's golden girl Nehwal brought home the highly-coveted win in the end.

India on Tuesday defeated Malaysia 2-1 in a Pool B match of the men's hockey tournament at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Tuesday.

Philip arrived on the Gold Coast full of confidence after being crowned European Indoor champion and cruising through her heat and semi-final.

The Indian men lost to Scotland 81-96 while the women lost their third group stage match to New Zealand 55-90 at the Cairns Convention Centre here.

After going down meekly in the first game, Kamal brought all his experience into play and went on to thrash the Nigerian in three successive games to pocket the tie.

This is India's second consecutive win of their current campaign. Although he meant well, Naidu assumed that each player won a medal each.

Talha Talib and Muhammad Nooh Dastgir Butt have won two medals for Pakistan in this year's commonwealth games.

Despite the historic win, Sharath, who was also part of the men's team which won the gold in the Melbourne edition, said the 2006 medal victory is close to his heart.

Malaysia found the equaliser immediately after the start of the second quarter as a fast move down the right saw Faisal beat the Indian defence with an excellent run before receiving a defence splitting pass which found him in a one to one situation with India goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh. 58 beat three-time Olympic medallist and current World No. 4 Feng Tianwei 3-2 in her first singles game before steamrolling Yihan Zhou 3-0 in the reverse singles. Incidentally, this is her first major medal in the 25m pistol event with most of her other podium finishes being in 10m air pistol.

England diver Tom Daley has withdrawn from the 10-meter platform because of a recurring hip injury.

Hubbard competed in weightlifting events as a man - Gavin Hubbard - until beginning a transition to female aged 35. "Now, we must take this form into the World Championships (in Sweden from April 29 to May 6)". "It's really about defending all these skill-sets, working really hard in training sessions to get the most out of myself and performing in Tokyo". Local media reported that McComb had been drinking with friends when he was removed from the nightclub, and police were called when McComb tried to re-enter the club.

McComb's night out came after he was beaten by England's Luke McCormack in the 64-kilogram division on Sunday.

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