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Weightlifting
News  /  Published 10.08.22

Achinta Sheuli’s mother recalls son’s battle against abject poverty

Golden boy Achinta Sheuli's mother usually keeps his trophies and medals wrapped in a half-torn saree under the only bed in their two-room residence in Howrah district's Deulpur, around 20 km ...

News  /  Published 09.08.22

Golden boy Achinta Sheuli returns home from Birmingham Commonwealth Games

“Many of our friends, who didn’t have any interest in weightlifting before, have started asking about the sport,” said Basha Bar, a talented student of Astam Das, who is also Achinta...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

Gallery  /  Published 06.08.22

CWG 2022: Our golden kids

By Our Web Desk in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.08.22

Debut record & bronze

India’s medal count at the Commonwealth Games continued to rise with Lovepreet Singh winning a bronze in the men’s 109kg here on Wednesday. The 24-year-old son of a tailor from Amritsar li...
By The Telegraph in Birmingham

Sports  /  Published 03.08.22

Lovepreet Singh wins bronze in men's 109kg

India's Lovepreet Singh won a bronze in men's 109 kg to continue the country's medal rush in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. The 24-year-old son of a tailor fro...
By Our Web Desk

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Sports  /  Published 03.08.22

Achinta's aim: Better life for family

A gold medal in an international tournament can change a sportsperson’s life. For Achinta Sheuli, the Commonwealth Games gold medal that he earned on Sunday will ensure the change will be a lot ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.08.22

Vikas lifts silver, his third CWG medal

Weightlifters continued to bag medals for India at the ongoing Commonwealth Games with Vikas Thakur being the latest addition to the list.  The seasoned weightlifter claimed the silver in the men...
By The Telegraph in Birmingham

Sports  /  Published 02.08.22

In golden lift, a triumph over adversity

“We saw extreme poverty. It was so bad that we had to borrow money to perform my father’s last rites,” Alok said minutes after his brother won gold. Jagat Sheuli was just 38 whe...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Gallery  /  Published 01.08.22

India at CWG: Day 4

By Our Web Desk in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.08.22

Deulpur rejoices

Needless to elaborate, he is the toast of the nation - yes weightlifter Achinta Sheuli who bagged India's third gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022, is the cynosure for sure.  Con...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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