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Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Live Updates: India Qualify For Women’s Hockey Semi-finals, Boxer Nitu Assures Medal | Commonwealth Games News

Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Live Updates: India Qualify For Womens Hockey Semi-finals, Boxer Nitu Assures Medal

CWG 2022: India women’s hockey team defeated Canada in a virtual quarter-final© AFP




Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Live Updates: The Indian women hockey team has progressed into the semi-finals with a 3-2 win over Canada in their last Pool A match. This came after India’s Lovepreet Singh bagged a bronze medal in men’s 109kg weightliftling while setting a national record in the clean and jerk round. Meanwhile, the Indian women’s hockey team is playing against Canada. In round 2 of the lawn bowls, Indian women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia won their match 23-6, while Mridul Borgohain registered a superb 21-5 win in his men’s singles match. On the other hand, judoka Tulika Maan also entered the semifinal of women’s +78kg.

On Tuesday, the women’s four lawn bowls team had a superb fifth day in the ongoing event as the country clinched a historic lawn bowls gold in the women’s fours event. What followed was a gold from the men’s table tennis team. Meanwhile, the mixed badminton team and weighlifter Vikas Thakur (96kg) bagged a silver each. On Wednesday, the likes of boxers Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain are also set to hog the limelight. Meanwhile, the Indian women’s cricket team will be in action late night. And if the entertainment is due even after that, it is athletics that will take the stage simultaneously to end the day on a high for the fans.

Here are the Live Updates from Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham







  • 17:40 (IST)

    Para Table Tennis Update

    Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel defeated Daniela di Toro in the women’s singles classes 3-5 group 1 match, while Sonalben Manubhai Patel registered a 3-1 win over Sue Bailey in the women’s singles classes 3-5 group 2 match. In the women’s singles classes 6-10 group 1, Baby Sahana Ravi lost to Faith Obazuaye.

  • 17:29 (IST)

    Boxing: Nitu Singh enters semi-finals!

    India’s Nitu has defeated Nicole Clyde in the quarter-final of women’s 45kg-48kg to advance to the next stage.

  • 17:26 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: IND 12-12 SA in women’s pairs round 3

    The India vs South Africa women’s pairs round 3 match is going down to the wire. The scores are currently tied at 12-12 after as many ends of throws.

  • 17:19 (IST)

    Hockey: India to face Australia in semi-finals

    So, it will be an India vs Australia match in one of the women’s semi-finals in CWG 2022. This comes as the latter has topped Pool B, while India finished at the second spot in Pool A.

  • 17:05 (IST)

    Hockey: India women beat Canada, enter semi-finals

    India women have defeated Canada 3-2 and this takes them into the semi-finals.

  • 16:54 (IST)

    Hockey: India take lead vs Canada

    This is brilliant from India! They have taken a 3-2 lead in the match against Canada.

  • 16:51 (IST)

    Boxing: Nitu Singh’s match underway

    India’s Nitu is playing against Nicole Clyde in the quarter-final of women’s 45kg-48kg.

  • 16:44 (IST)

    Judo: Tulika Maan enters final!

    Tulika Maan has reached the final of judo women’s +78kg category. She has defeated Sydnee Andrews of New Zealand in the semi-final.

  • 16:42 (IST)

    Hockey: India 2-2 Canada in final quarter

    The final quarter of the match between India and Canada has started. The scores are levelled at 2-2.

  • 16:34 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: IND 5-5 SA in women’s pairs round 3

    India and South Africa are level on points after five ends of throws in the ongoing women’s pairs round 3 lawn bowls match.

  • 16:28 (IST)

    Hockey: Canada equalise!!

    Canada get the equaliser in the third quarter vs India in Women’s Pool A game, scoreline 2-2

  • 16:25 (IST)

    Judo: Deepak Deswal loses repechage match

    Deepak Deswal has lost to Tevita Takayawa in the repechage match of men’s -100 kg.

  • 16:15 (IST)

    Squash: India beat Sri Lanka in mixed doubles round of 32

    India have won their round of 32 match in the mixed doubles. The pair of Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Pal Sandhu defeated their Sri Lanka counterparts 8-11, 11-4, 11-3.

  • 16:02 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Lovepreet Singh wins bronze!

    Lovepreet Singh has won a bronze medal in the 109kg category of men’s weightlifting.

  • 16:01 (IST)

    Hockey: Canada peg one goal back, India leading 2-1

    Canada get one goal, the scoreline 2-1 in favour of India 

  • 16:00 (IST)

    Squash: India vs Sri Lanka mixed doubles match underway

    The India vs Sri Lanka mixed doubles round of 32 match is going on. The pair of Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Pal Sandhu is representing India. It is currently trailing 0-1 vs Sri Lanka.

  • 15:59 (IST)

    Hockey: India take 2-0 lead

    In the women’s pool A game, India extend their lead to 2-0

  • 15:49 (IST)

    Judo: Tulika Maan wins quarter-final match!

    Tulika Maan has won her women’s +78kg quarter-final match against Tracy Durhone of Mauritius.

  • 15:44 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Lovepreet Singh lifts 192kg!

    Lovepreet Singh stays in the race for a medal with a 192kg lift this time! This was his third and final attempt of clean and jerk.

  • 15:40 (IST)

    Hockey: India women take lead against Canada

    The Indian women’s team have taken the lead through Salima Tete against Canada

  • 15:39 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Lovepreet Singh lifts 189kg!

    Lovepreet Singh is in serious contention for a medal now! He has lifted 189kgs in his second attempt of clean and jerk. This is a national record in this category.

  • 15:35 (IST)

    Hockey: India women’s team taking on Canada

    The Indian women’s hockey team is currently squaring off against Canada. Yesterday, India had suffered a defeat against England 

  • 15:34 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Lovepreet Singh lifts 185kg

    In his 1st attempt in clean and jerk, Lovepreet lifts 185kgs, and he is at the top spot for now. 

  • 15:21 (IST)

    Judo: Deepak Deswal loses!

    Deepak Deswal has lost his men’s 100kg quarterfinal match in judo to England’s Harry Lovell-Hewitt.

  • 15:18 (IST)

    Judo: Deepak Deswal’s quarter-final starts!

    Deepak Deswal’s men’s 100 kg quarter-final match is underway. He is facing England’s Harry Lovell-Hewitt.

  • 15:08 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India women’s pair wins round 2 match!!!

    The Indian women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia has comfortably won its round 2 game. It defeated Niue’s pair of Hina Rereiti and Olivia Eunice Buckingham 23-6.

  • 14:59 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Lovepreet lifts 163kg this time!

    Lovepreet Singh has finished the snatch round as joint-second topper with a best lift of 163kg.

  • 14:56 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Lovepreet lifts 161kg in snatch now!

    This is brilliant from Lovepreet Singh. He has successfully lifted 161kg in a snatch in his second attempt of 109kg final.

  • 14:49 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Lovepreet lifts 157kg in snatch

    Lovepreet Singh has started on a high. He has lifted 157kg in a snatch in his first attempt of 109kg final.

  • 14:48 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Here is Lovepreet

    Lovepreet Singh takes the centre stage now. He will attempt 157 kg. Here we go!

  • 14:48 (IST)

    Squash: Sunayna Sara Kuruvilla wins singles plate final

    Sunayna Sara Kuruvilla wins singles plate final against Guyana’s Mary Fungafat Guy. She wins by a margin of 3-0

  • 14:39 (IST)

    Judo: Deepak Deswal progresses to quarters

    Deepak Deswal progresses to quarterfinals of men’s -100kg judo event! 

  • 14:37 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India’s women’s pair close to win

    The Indian women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia has almost won its round 2 game. The pair has extended its lead over Niue’s pair of Hina Rereiti and Olivia Eunice Buckingham to 18-5 after fourteen ends of throws.

  • 14:32 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain wins 21-5 in men’s singles

    Mridul Borgohain has won his men’s singles round 2 match. He has defeated Chris Locke of Folkland Islands 21-5.

  • 14:29 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Men’s 109kg final underway

    The weightlifting final of men’s 109kg is going on. India’s Lovepreet Singh will soon be seen in action. Stay connected for live udpates!

  • 14:27 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India women’s pair continues dominance

    The Indian women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia is going really well. It has extended its lead over Niue’s pair of Hina Rereiti and Olivia Eunice Buckingham to 17-5 after thirteen ends of throws.

  • 14:25 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain close to victory

    Mridul Borgohain is extremely close to victory in his men’s singles round 2 game. He is leading 19-5 vs Chris Locke of Folkland Islands.

  • 14:17 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: What a coincidence!

    The scores of India’s both lawn bowls matches – men’s singles and women’s pairs – are exactly the same at the moment. It’s 16-4 in India’s favour after 11 ends of throws.

  • 14:04 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India women’s pair in charge

    The Indian women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia has extended its lead over Niue’s pair of Hina Rereiti and Olivia Eunice Buckingham to 10-4 after nine ends of throws.

  • 14:02 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain on top

    Mridul Borgohain of India is leading 15-4 vs Chris Locke of Folkland Islands in the men’s singles round 2 game after 10 ends of throws.

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