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Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Day 2: India’s Sanket Sargar in action in Weightlifting 55kg medal event

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:52 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates: Men’s Marathon begins

    Nitendra Singh Rawat is in action as the Men’s Marathon begins at Victoria Square in Birmingham

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Updates: Kenya’s Ochima fails in remaining two attempts

    Kenya’s Benjamin Osiemo Ochima finishes with best attempt of 65kg in three attempts.

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:46 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Day 2: Kenyan weightlifter begins proceedings

    Kenya’s Benjamin Osiemo Ochoma successfully lifts 65kg in the first attempt (snatch)

    Update: Bostwana’s Kgotla Alphius N Kgaswane lifts 70kg in first attempt  

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:42 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates: India’s badminton mixed-team event resumes 

    India’s mixed-team match against Sri Lanka begins in badminton. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty start proceedings in the men’s doubles

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:39 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates: First attempt of 107kg for Sanket

    Sanket Sargar has set his first attempt at 107kg.

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:37 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live: Weightlifting event set to start

    The weightlifters are doing their final warm-ups before the start of the men’s 55kg event. Sanket Sargar will represent India in the category

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:36 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates, Day 2: Men’s Field Hockey action begins on second day

    South Africa take on Pakistan in the first game of men’s field hockey on Day 2. India will kickstart their campaign tomorrow against Ghana

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:28 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates: Two other medal events in Marathon and Artistic Gymnastics

    Nitender Rawat (Men’s Marathon) and Yogeshkar Singh (Men’s Artistic Gymnastics) will also be in action soon in the medal events. 

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:27 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Updates: Weightlifting event to begin shortly

    India’s medal events are set to start in a few minutes. Sanket Sargar presents the Indian challenge in Weightlifting (Men’s 55kg) first up

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:20 PM IST

    CWG Live Updates, Day 2: Lawn Bowls – Positive start for Men, Taniya struggles

    The Indian men’s triples team races away to 5-1 lead in its Round 3 match against Malta. Taniya Choudhury, meanwhile, had a poor start as he trails 1-6 against Laura Daniels of Wales

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates, Day 2: Who is Sanket Sargar?

    Sargar, who is featuring in India’s first medal event in Weightlifting (men’s 55kg), is a national as well as Commonwealth record holder in the category. In March earlier this year, he had won the gold medal in the National Weightlifting C’ships, lifting 249kg (111+138). He remains a medal prospect for India at CWG 2022

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:10 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live, Day 2: ‘India can realistically win 4 medals today’

    That is what former India tennis player Somdev Devvarman has just said in the pre-Games show on Sony SIX!

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:08 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates, Day 2: Lawn Bowls – Men’s team also resumes

    The Men’s team looks to move past the crushing defeat against New Zealand (6-23) as it returns for the second match in the Section A, Round 3 against Malta

  • Jul 30, 2022 01:02 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live, Day 2: Action set to resume!

    The Lawn Bowls event reumes at CWG 2022. Taniya Choudhury in action in Women’s Singles

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:55 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates, Day 2: Four Indian weightlifters in medal events today

    While Mirabai Chanu remains one of the strongest medal hopes for India, Sanket Sargar (Men’s 55kg), Gururaja (Men’s 61kg), and Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibum (Women’s 55lg) will also be featuring in the medal events.

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:48 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live, Day 2: Medal events early in the day!

    There will be three medal events early on Day 2 for India:

    Nitender Rawat – Men’s Marathon
    Sanket Sargar – Weightlifting (Men’s 55kg)
    Yogeshwar Singh – Men’s Artistic Gymnastics (all-round)

    All events start at 1:30 PM IST

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:45 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live Updates: Lawn Bowls to resume India’s action on Day 2

    Like yesterday, the Lawn Bowls events will start India’s action on Day 2. Taniya Choudhury will aim to move past yesterday’s disappointment when she faces Wales’ Laura Daniels, while India men’s team faces Malta. Both events start at 1 PM IST

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:39 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live, Day 2: A heartwarming moment in squash women’s singles

    India’s youngest athlete in the CWG contingent, Anahat Singh secured a cruising win over Jada Ross of St Vincent and the Grenadines (11-5 11-2 11-0). Despite a tough loss, Ross came up to Anahat and hugged her cheerfully, that was followed by a massive applause from the fans inside the University Show Court 

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:33 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live, Day 2: Two games for India in badminton mixed doubles today

    India had made a strong start to the mixed doubles event in badminton yesterday, outclassing Pakistan 5-0 in their first game.

    On Day 2, they play both of their remaining group games against Sri Lanka (1:30 PM) and Australia (11:30 PM IST)

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:29 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live, Day 2: Fairly straightforward wins for India in TT

    The Indian women’s team didn’t drop a single game against South Africa and Fiji, while the men’s side also outclassed Barbados and Ghana 3-0 in their opening two games.

    A reminder that both, India men’s and women’s teams are currently the defending champions at CWG

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:23 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Live, Day 2: A strong start for women’s hockey team

    The Indian women’s hockey team secured a comfortable 5-0 win over Ghana in their opening match on Day 1 of CWG 2022. While the penalty corner conversion remains an issue for the side, it still had little difficulty in outclassing the African opponents.

    However, tonight’s game could be tricky for the Indian team as it faces Wales, who had won the 2018 CWG clash between both the sides.

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:19 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates: Table Tennis teams look to continue winning streak

    The Indian women’s team will take on Guyana in its third group game of the event, while men’s team faces Northern Ireland. Both have won the opening two matches of their respective doubles events.

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live, Day 2: Lovlina’s complaints over training

    The boxer had issued a long post on her official social media profile, stating that her coach Sandhya Gurung hadn’t been given an accreditation for the CWG that is hampering her training. Prompt action was taken, however, and Gurung was provided with the accreditation earlier this week. 

    Borgohain had won a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics last year

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:06 PM IST

    CWG Live Updates, Day 2: Lovlina Borgohain in action 

    The last few days have been difficult for India’s star boxer, but Lovlina Borgohain would look to keep it all behind when she enters the ring for her first round match against New Zealand’s Ariane Nicholson in the Women’s Over 66-70kg round-of-16 match.

  • Jul 30, 2022 12:03 PM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates: Where would Nataraj stand with his personal best?

    Srihari Nataraj has the personal best timings of 53.77 seconds in the 100m backstroke event. Given the timings of all the other swimmers in the semi-finals, Nataraj would have finished second if he had equalled his PB in the qualifying. Regardless, the Indian swimmer would be aiming to reach closer to the mark to stand a chance for podium finish

  • Jul 30, 2022 11:57 AM IST

    CWG 2022 Live: Sensational Srihari Nataraj!

    Late on Friday night/Saturday morning, Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj qualified for the final of the Men’s 100m backstroke as he finished fourth in semi-final 2 (and seventh overall). Nataraj now stands on the cusp of glory as he would aim to become the only second Indian to win a swimming medal (after para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar – Bronze in CWG 2010)

  • Jul 30, 2022 11:53 AM IST

    CWG 2022 Live, Day 2: A look at Mirabai Chanu’s medal cabinet

    2020: Silver

    World C’ships
    2017: Gold

    Commonwealth Games
    2014: Silver
    2018: Gold

    Asian C’ships
    2020: Bronze

  • Jul 30, 2022 11:49 AM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 2 Live Updates: A third medal for Mirabai Chanu?

    A defending champion at the Commonwealth Games, Mirabai Chanu will look to add a third Games medal to her cabinet when she arrives at the NEC Hall 1 for the Women’s 49kg final on Day 2. Chanu had lifted a total of 202kg (87 and 115) in the Olympics final.

  • Jul 30, 2022 11:44 AM IST

    CWG 2022 Live Updates, Day 2: An exciting day ahead

    Mirabai Chanu, who had famously won a silver medal in Tokyo Olympics last year, will be in action on the second day as India look to begin its medal count at the Commonwealth Games. The Indian table tennis women’s and men’s teams, badminton mixed doubles team and women’s hockey team will also be in action. 

    Srihari Nataraj will also participate in the medal race late at night, as he secured a final berth after finishing seventh in the semi-finals

  • Jul 30, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    CWG 2022 Live, Day 2: Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to the live coverage of Day 2 of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games! It was a largely positive Day 1 for India with no major upsets, and the Indian athletes will look to continue on the momentum as they return to action on Saturday. India will also be looking to opening their account in the medal tally, as some of the heavyweights in their respective sports will be in action today.

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