CWG 2018: India's men's hockey team loses to New Zealand in semis

  • CWG 2018: India's men's hockey team loses to New Zealand in semis

CWG 2018: India's men's hockey team loses to New Zealand in semis

The legendary boxer from Manipur achieved this feat when she beat Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in the final of 45-48kg weight category in the ongoing Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Mary Kom became a member of the Rajya Sabha in 2016. She used pressure from her footwork and utilised it over Christiana.

India will now head to the bronze medal playoff against the loser between Australia and England.

A 2013 World Championship bronze medallist, Bajrang also won gold medals in the Commonwealth Championship in 2016 and 2017 at Singapore and Brakpan, South Africa respectively. More aggressive in the second round, Mary displayed good defence against a taller opponent who tried to use her reach to unsettle the Indian.

Five times World champion and 2012 Olympics bronze medal victor, Mary Com has become the first Indian woman to win gold in the Commonwealth Games. It was the first time that amateur women's boxing was introduced in the Games.

Two members of the Indian athletics team have been expelled from the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast after a court hearing upheld their suspension breach of the competition's "No Needles" Policy.

Doubles losers final: Harmeet Desai/Sanil Shetty, 3.35 p.m. Men's doubles final: Sharath Achanta Kamal/Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, 4.15 p.m. Pooja had defeated Joseph Tiako of Cameroon 11-5 in the semi-finals. She had won a silver medal at the Strandja Memorial Tournament in Bulgaria before coming here.