For the first time since 1974, shooting has been excluded from the Games roster due to logistical issues. However, CGF president Louise Martin maintained that shooting has never been a compulsory sport in the Games.
Marking the occasion of National Sports Day, PM Modi also gave a tribute to Major Dhyan Chand. "It was on this day that India got a sports star like Major Dhyan Chand who left the world spell-bound," he said.
The Siri Fort complex seems to be meeting a crucial need of the residents of South Delhi for a place to walk, play, swim and to engage with each other. It is well maintained, well managed and has succeeded in creating a sense of pride in those who use it regularly.
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.
The World Anti-Doping Agency suspended the NDTL's accreditation for six months in a massive blow to the country's anti-doping programme, which had left the sports ministry surprised as it had claimed WADA's concerns were duly addressed.
In the recent past at least three samples of Indian athletes tested positive at foreign labs after NDTL didn’t report an adverse analytical finding. The samples were re-tested on the insistence of Wada.
The Nagaland government requires around Rs 800 crore immediately for the restoration of the damages caused by landslides and flash flood during this monsoon season, a top state government official said Monday.
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