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CWG 2010: India equals its best ever performance with 30 Gold medals on Day-8
India equalled its best ever performance in the Commonwealth Games with 30 Gold medals, as Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia bagging a historic Gold medal for the country in athletics after 58 years here today. ANI

Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia wins Gold for India at Commonwealth Games
Indias hopes to maintain its second position in the medal tally of Commonwealth Games were boosted when Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia won a historic Gold Medal on Monday evening. ANI

Boxer Vijender Kr. misses Gold in 75 kg competition
Indias poster boy Vijender Kumar lost to Englands Ogogo in a semi-final match in the 75 kilogram category of boxing competition here at the XIX Commonwealth Games. ANI

News from the world of Sports with a special focus on Cricket for October 5, 2010

Wrestler Anil wins fifth gold for India, beats Australian in 96kg category finals
It has been a great day for India so far on Tuesday, with its participants in the XIXth Commonwealth Games nailing five golds. Apart from the five gold medals, India has four silver medals and two bronze medals-a total of 11 medals till the filing of this report. ANI

Bengaluru prepares to host LG ICC Awards 2010
The seventh annual LG ICC Awards will be hosted tomorrow at Grand Castle, Bengaluru, with South Africa batsman AB de Villiers and his band providing some of the entertainment in what will be a glittering celebration of the great performances of the past 12 months. ANI

Low turnout of spectators concerns CWG President Fennell
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell has expressed concern on the low turnout of spectators in the stadiums. ANI

Ponting urges India to end skepticism about Decision Review System
After losing the first Test played here against India by a wicket, Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has indirectly suggested that India must end its skepticism about the Decision Review System (DRS) and allow for its application in the game, especially those having tight finishes. ANI

Silver medalist Chanu sad after missing the Gold in CWG
Indian weightlifter Soniya Chanu, who won silver medal in the 48-kilograms womens weightlifting category on the first day of the Commonwealth Games, is dejected since she failed to win the Gold for the country. ANI

New Zealand squad is happy with facilities, cautious about health
The Commonwealth Games squad from New Zealand have said that they are satisfied with the facilities but they are careful about their health aspects. ANI

Troubled waters: Delhi belly too much for Hurley to stomach
Australian swimmers Rob Hurley and Ryan Napoleon have fallen victims to the infamous Delhi Belly after eating a bad meal in the Games Village. ANI

Oz athletes 'treated like cattle' during Delhi CWG opening ceremony: Chef de mission
Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti has said that athletes from his country were treated like cattle when they were forced to wait in a tunnel during Sundays Delhi Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. ANI

Oz cyclist Meares sets new CWG record, wins gold in 500-meter trial
Olympic and world champion cyclist Anna Meares set a new Commonwealth record on the second day of the 2010 Games here today winning the womens 500-meter time trial in 33.758 seconds. ANI

Indian Wrestlers off to a good start in CWG
Indian Wrestlers gave an impressive performance on the second day of the Common Wealth Games here today as all the three Wrestlers Ravinder Singh, Sanjay and Anil Kumar made it to the final of their respective categories. ANI

Three men arrested for racially abusing Brit tennis star Keothavong in Devon
Three men have been arrested in Devon, England, for allegedly racially abusing British tennis player Anne Keothavong when she was preparing for a tournament in the county. ANI

CWG: Tejaswani, Lajjakumari win silver medal in 50m rifle
Shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Lajjakumari won silver medals in the 50m rifle event at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. ANI

'F-word' fusillade in Tevez, Mancini heated Man City dressing-room bust-up
Manchester City captain Carlos Tevez and manager Roberto Mancini were involved in a heated dressing-room bust-up at half time in their teams 2-1 Premier League win over Newcastle. ANI

Gayle, Pollard, Bravo need WICB clearance to play in T20 Big Bash: CA chief
Cricket Australia acting Chief Executive Michael Brown has said that West Indies players Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo cant participate in the Twenty20 Big Bash without the permission of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). ANI

New cricket law to eliminate athletic boundary-line catching
Athletic boundary-line catching and run-saving in cricket have become harder under one of eight minor changes to the rules of cricket, which took effect from October 1. ANI

Ex Pak all rounder Azhar, England bowler Sajid to raise aid for Pak flood victims
Ex-Pakistan Test cricketer Azhar Mehmood, along with England fast bowler Sajid Mehmood, are all set to raise funds for the flood affectees under the banner of the Islamic Relief, an international Non Government Organisation (NGO). ANI

Laxman, Ishant help India snatch victory from defeat against Aussies in Mohali Test
Team India on Tuesday won the nail-biting first Test match against Australia by one-wicket, powered by a brilliant 81-run ninth-wicket partnership between the evergreen V.V.S. Laxman and Ishant Sharma. ANI

Rooney woos wife with romantic joint massage during '2nd honeymoon'
Love-rat Wayne Rooney and wife Colleen apparently enjoyed romantic joint massage during a second honeymoon stay in Prague, the Czech Republic. ANI

'Spot-fixers' Salman, Aamir request ICC to shift appeal hearing from London to Qatar
Pakistans Test skipper Salman Butt and teenage pacer Mohammad Aamir, two of the three Pakistani players suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC), have requested the ICC to hold the hearings of their appeals in Qatar instead of London. ANI

Strong 'tail wind' from AC system troubling Kiwi badminton team at Delhi CWG venue
New Zealands premier badminton player Joe Wu has raised concerns about the powerful tail wind being generated by the Siri Fort Sports Complexs air-conditioning system. ANI

Shooters make India proud at CWG; win two gold and a silver
Shooters Anisa Sayeed and Rahi Sarnobat gave India its second gold as they won in the 25m pistol pair event at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. ANI

Oz Open winners set earn 2.2 million dollars each in 2011
Australian Open mens and womens tennis champions will each take home a whopping 2.2 million dollars in January 2011. ANI

'Pak CWG flag controversy' resolved before 'third party' could exploit to defame Pak'
In the wake of the national flag carrying scuffle at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) opening ceremony in New Delhi, which ensued between a sports star and a top official from Pakistan, the countrys High Commissioner in India, Shahid Malik, promptly responded to the controversy and resolved it amicably overnight, before a third party could exploit it to defame the nation. ANI

Spectator turnout for Delhi CWG will pick up soon: Organizing Committee
The Delhi Commonwealth Games organizers have dismissed talks that locals are boycotting the event, and insisted that the spectator turnout at venues will pick up soon. ANI

Tough to stop 'top shooting nation in world' India, says wary OZ shotgun champ
Australian shotgun veteran Russell Mark has said that India would be a real force to be reckoned with during the ongoing Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

India gets first gold in CWG: Bindra, Narang win in air rifle event
Olympian gold winner Abhinav Bindra and World Champion Gagan Narang won their first gold medals for India in the Pairs 10 m Air Rifle Mens event at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. ANI

US, UK, Oz intelligence sent teams to foil attacks on Delhi CWG
The United States, Britain and Australia had reportedly sent intelligence teams to India last year to help stop Pakistan-based groups from launching a terrorist attack on the ongoing Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

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