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India win table tennis doubles gold

NEW DELHI: Olympian Achanta Sharath Kamal and former national champion Subhajit Saha today ensured that table tennis contributed a gold to India’s medal tally in Commonwealth Games, by overcoming Singaporeans Gao Ning and Yang Zi 3-2 in the men’s doubles final here.

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Brown surprise packet

NEW DELHI: Kasey Brown, a 25-year-old New York-based Australian, was the surprise packet of Commonwealth Games squash when she became the only player to win three medals on Wednesday.

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Maiden gold beckons Saina

NEW DELHI: Indian hope Saina Nehwal will step into the court on Thursday to realise her dream of becoming nation’s first woman shuttler to win a Commonwealth Games gold with Malaysian Mew Choo Wong standing in her way of the coveted title.

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Aus women retain hockey gold

NEW DELHI: Australia won their second successive Commonwealth Games women’s hockey gold with a nerve-wracking 4-2 win over New Zealand on penalties in the final on Wednesday.

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‘You are joking Mr Feynman’

NEW DELHI: If Richard Feynman was alive and if he would have predicted on Tuesday that Manjeet Kaur, Sini Jose, Chidananda Ashwini and Mandeep Kaur will beat the teams of England, Australia and Nigeria in a 4x400m relay race at the Commonwealth Games, it would have definitely prompted someone to say, “Surely you are joking Mr Feynman”.

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Bangalore Test on knife edge

BANGALORE: Australian captain Ricky Ponting defied India’s bowlers with a spirited half-century as his team fought a grim battle for survival in the final Test on Tuesday.

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