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IOA and CGF chiefs to meet on November 14 to discuss shooting at CWG

After the unprecedented move of IOA in July to propose boycott of the Commonwealth Games, the CGF leadership has indicated that it's too late to change the decision.

It's too early to call for 2022 CWG boycott: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Shooting has featured in every Commonwealth Games since 1966 with the exception of Edinburgh 1970. But in its Executive Board meeting in June, the CGF recommended the inclusion of three new sports while dropping shooting.


Indian Olympic Association plans to boycott 2022 CWG

IOA president Narinder Batra wrote to the sports minister Kiren Rijiju, in which he informed him of the Olympic body's intentions and sought a meeting to deliberate on the issue.

IOA proposes boycott of 2022 CWG for dropping shooting, seeks govt approval

The development comes a day after the IOA pulled out of the Commonwealth Games Federation's (CGF) General Assembly, to be held in Rwanda in September, protesting the dropping of shooting from the 2022 CWG roster.

UPA pressured me to drop names from CWG, Coalgate reports: Former CAG Vinod Rai

Vinod Rai claimed that UPA functionaries had deputed politicians to get him to leave out names from the audit reports.

Dipa Karmakar scripts history, wins first gymnastic medal for India at Commonwealth Games

Dipa became the Indian woman gymnast to win a medal at CWG after she bagged a bronze in the vault event.


Dipa Karmakar becomes first Indian gymnast to win CWG medal

Dipa had started out on the most basic equipment, but she always fancied the 360 degrees on the vault.

After Commonwealth Games bronze, Dipa Karmakar targets Asian Games

Getting bronze is good and I am really happy but yes, I do feel that I missed silver or a gold, she said.

Kavita Raut looks beyond track

Raut won CWG bronze (10,000m) in 2010, followed it up by adding silver and bronze (5,000m) at 2010 Asiad.

To maintain CWG infrastructure, DU rents it out

Facilities include Rugby Stadium, Polo Ground, Conference Centre, tagore hall, among others.

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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.

After golden day, wrestlers settle for silver at Commonwealth Games

After three golds and a silver on Tuesday, India won four silver and a bronze medal from wrestling on Wednesday.


Golden hat-trick for grapplers, shooters continue shooting medals at Commonwealth Games

India added to their tally with three gold, two silvers and two bronze in wrestling and shooting.

Weightlifters, shooters add to India's medal tally

India's medal winners from day 3 of the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014.

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.