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Women's cricket to be part of Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2020, confirms CGF

Cricket has made just one appearance at the CWG previously, with men playing in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, where South Africa finished on top of the podium.

Commonwealth Games Federation firm on shooting exclusion despite India threat

Commonwealth Games chief Louise Martin said shooting will not be part of the 2022 edition in Birmingham despite a threat by India to boycott the entire event in protest.

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'Disappointed' Commonwealth Games Federation hopes to talk India out of Birmingham boycott

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra wrote to sports minister Kiren Rijiju this week, seeking a meeting to explain the proposed boycott.

Indian weightlifters win seven gold on second day of Commonwealth Championships

Rakhi Halder and Davinder Kaur won a gold medal each in the senior women's section as Indian weightlifters continued their impressive show on the second day of the Commonwealth Championships here Wednesday.

CWG scam: ED attaches Rs 94.24 lakh worth of assets of firm involved in stadium renovation

Attached assets include property of the company lying with the NDMC and it is worth Rs 94.24 lakh, the agency said.

Inclusion of women's cricket in CWG is fantastic news: Jacques Kallis

Women's cricket is set to be part of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games after the Commonwealth Games Federation nominated its inclusion in the 2022 edition.

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IOA cannot take unilateral decision to pull out of 2022 CWG, must consult govt: Kiren Rijiju

The decision is a big blow to India which had won as many as 16 shooting medals out of a total haul off 66 in the 2018 Gold Coast CWG and the IOA said it is mulling to withdraw from the 2022 event.

Disappointed at shooting axe, IOA says pulling out of 2022 CWG cannot be ruled out

The Commonwealth Games Federation on Thursday left out shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Games in its Executive Board meeting while recommending the inclusion of three new sports, including women's cricket.

Inclusion of women's cricket in Commonwealth Games a brilliant news, says Heather Knight

Women's cricket is set to be part of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games after the Commonwealth Games Federation on Thursday nominated its inclusion in the 2022 edition.

Shooting set to be axed from 2022 Commonwealth Games, women’s cricket to be included

Shooting has been contested at every Commonwealth Games since Kingston 1966, with the exception of Edinburgh 1970.

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Commonwealth Games comes to a glittering end

Pop star Kylie Minogue was the star performer in a glittering closing ceremony as curtains came down on the 20th Commonwealth Games.

Abhinav Bindra shoots gold, Matsa, Malaika win their first Commonwealth Games medals

India's medal winners from Day 2 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth games.

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Dazzling opening ceremony kickstarts Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Scotland ushered in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a dazzling and colourful opening ceremony.

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