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India to host shooting, archery championships, medals to be counted for Birmingham CWG

February 24, 2020 5:04 pm

The two events, shooting and archery, will be held in Chandigarh in January 2022 while the Birmingham Commonwealth Games is scheduled from July 27 to August 7, 2022.

IOA end CWG boycott threat, to compete in Birmingham 2022

December 30, 2019 6:37 pm

The IOA had threatened to boycott the Commonwealth Games after shooting -- which supplied 16 of their 66 medals in 2018 -- was dropped from the Birmingham programme.

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

September 23, 2019 5:32 pm

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

August 27, 2019 5:08 pm

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

July 28, 2019 9:00 am

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

July 27, 2019 8:39 pm

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.

Kavita Raut looks beyond track

November 23, 2014 9:10 am

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

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

October 19, 2016 6:58 pm

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

To maintain CWG infrastructure, DU rents it out

August 18, 2014 3:15 am

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

Telangana Chief Minister felicitates CWG medal winners, hands out cash awards

August 16, 2014 12:27 am

The Chief Minister also gave away cash awards to the badminton coaches P Gopichand and Mohd Arif.


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.

After golden day, wrestlers settle for silver at Commonwealth Games

July 31, 2014 12:34 am

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

July 30, 2014 1:36 am

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

July 27, 2014 4:21 pm

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

July 26, 2014 6:04 pm

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