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.
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.
The temporary visas which allowed accredited athletes and officials to travel to Australia for the April 4-15 event on the Gold Coast expired Tuesday at midnight.
Neeraj Chopra is now aiming to grab another yellow metal at the upcoming Asian Games, which he admitted will be tougher than the Gold Coast CWG.
The Prime Minister congratulated all the medal winners and complimented those who could not win medals, but had performed creditably.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended Indian athletes for their effort in Gold Coast that resulted in 66 medals won including 26 golds.
This happened a day after some of the state’s CWG winners such as Vinesh Phogat threatened a boycott over a proposed cut in prize money.
The function was to be held in Panchkula on Thursday but athletes such as Vinesh Phogat, Neeraj Chopra and boxer Manoj Kumar had refused to attend it.
Haryana government will award Rs 1.5 crore to the gold medal winners, Rs 75 lakh to silver and Rs 50 lakh to bronze medal winners.
Despite all the success he has enjoyed, Pakistan's Commonwealth Games gold medallist Muhammad Inam Butt is disappointed by the lack of support for wrestling in the country.
Tejaswini Sawant shattered the Commonwealth Games record in the women's 50m rifle 3 position event to win gold medal and also bagged a silver in the women's 50m rifle prone.
Abhinav Bindra said that dropping shooting from 2022 Commonwealth Games will be a huge setback for India.
Tejaswini Sawant has a special connection with the armed forces. Both her grandfathers were in the Army, while her father had served in the Navy for a short while.
Manu Bhaker slammed media reports that suggested she was insulted at a felicitation ceremony in Haryana.
Neeraj Chopra, who clinched the gold at 2016 World Junior Championships, produced a season best of 86.47 metres to claim the yellow metal at Gold Coast.
Jitu Rai is worried about the adverse effect that non-inclusion of the sport in the 2022 Birmingham Games will have on young talents.
Following a hearing by the Commonwealth Games Federation's (CGF) Federation Court, the doctor was handed a strong written reprimand in the case.
India’s first ever mixed team gold at the Commonwealth Games was headlined by the singles players, but it was the crucial Ashwini Ponnappa-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy mixed doubles win against Malaysia in the final that set up the top podium.
Manika Batra hopes that she has done enough to spark a table tennis revolution in India like Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu did for badminton.
IOA said it supports officials who had appealed against CGF Court decision to oust the two athletes from the Games Village.