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Women's cricket to make Commonwealth Games debut on opening day

October 17, 2020 7:59 am

It will be an eight-day competition beginning on July 29, the opening day of the multi-sport event at Edgaston.

Shooting 'not a part' of Hamilton's proposed 2026 Commonwealth Games roster

October 03, 2020 5:05 pm

Shooting is not a part of the roster proposed by the bid committee of Hamilton city, the frontrunner for hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games

Indian-descent Birmingham man leads a common(wealth) cause

August 01, 2020 3:29 pm

The Birmingham Games have come under heavy criticism in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, with some academics in the United Kingdom even questioning the relevance of the CWG as a concept.

Track and field athletes face gruelling 2022 season

April 22, 2020 8:02 am

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics has resulted in a situation where the World Athletics Championships, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games will all be held between July and September.

How India went from being on the brink of boycotting 2022 CWG to hosting shooting, archery events

February 25, 2020 8:32 am

Chandigarh to host Commonwealth shooting & archery events in 2022; medals to be counted in Birmingham tally

The greatness game

February 20, 2020 11:07 am

The definitive sporting moment of the last 20 years may lie outside India.

India's proposal to host CWG shooting, archery events backed by UK House of Lords

February 04, 2020 2:06 pm

In a letter to the CGF President Dame Louis Martin, Batra said the cost of the shooting's conduct will be met largely by the NRAI while the archery program will likely be funded solely by the Government of India.

No boycott, India to ‘send strong contingent to Birmingham 2022’

December 31, 2019 8:31 am

The Indian Olympic Association on Monday withdrew its “threat” to boycott the event over the exclusion of shooting.

Explained: Why IOA wants India to pull out of CWG 2022

November 15, 2019 1:51 pm

The IOA’s unprecedented step came after the organisers of the 2022 CWG, which will be held in Birmingham, dropped shooting from the programme in June. Instead, they have included women's cricket, para table tennis and beach volleyball.

IOA wants to host 2026 CWG but remains firm on boycotting next edition

November 15, 2019 7:57 am

Whether it was the CGF officials pulling off some sort of a salesman trick or their IOA counterparts shooting from the hip, one can’t say.


Commonwealth Games comes to a glittering end

August 04, 2014 12:20 pm

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

July 26, 2014 6:04 pm

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

Dazzling opening ceremony kickstarts Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

July 24, 2014 4:03 pm

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