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Wrestler Satender punches referee during Commonwealth Games trials, gets life ban
Wrestler Satender punches referee during Commonwealth Games trials, gets life ban

Due to Satender's intervention at the mat, the 57kg bout between Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Aman was also stopped for a brief period.

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India To Take On Australia In Commonwealth Games Cricket Opener

Along with Australia and India, Group A also comprises of Barbados and Pakistan, while England, New Zealand, South Africa and Sri Lanka will fight for supremacy in Group B.

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Commonwealth Games 2022 | Queen’s Baton Reaches Puri For Relay

Commonwealth Games 2022 | Queen’s Baton Reaches Puri For Relay

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Queen's Baton For 2022 CWG Arrives In Odisha
Queen's Baton For 2022 CWG Arrives In Odisha

It will then return to Bhubaneswar for the symbolic relay at the Kalinga Stadium where eminent sportspersons of the state will be present.

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Jhilli Dalabehera From Odisha Wins Silver In Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

She finished second in the Commonwealth nations, behind Nigeria's Peter Stella Kingsley, who lifted 168kg (72 + 96).

India To Field Hockey Teams At Birmingham Commonwealth Games
India To Field Hockey Teams At Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Considering the quarantine requirements of the CWG 2022, which ends on August 8, and the Asian Games, starting on September 10, hockey teams will not have sufficient time to prepare for the event.

Hockey India Withdraws From 2022 Birmingham CWG Over COVID, Quarantine Rules
Hockey India Withdraws From 2022 Birmingham CWG Over COVID, Quarantine Rules

Hockey India reasoned that there is only a 32-day window available between the Birmingham Games (July 28-August 8) and the Hangzhou Asian Games (September 10-25).

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2022 CWG Village Plan Scrapped Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

London: Organisers of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games have decided to scrap the single athletes’ village after a review of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic found it could not be completed in time. Instead, athletes will now be housed in multiple sites with 1,600 set to be housed at the NEC Hotel Campus and […]

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Hima Das Thanks Assam CM After Being Awarded DSP Post

Guwahati: Hima Das on Friday thanked Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal after she was appointed as the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). The decision was taken by the Assam government on Friday during the Assembly’s budget session, where it was announced that the rank of Grade-I officers such as DSP or magistrate would be awarded […]

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Vikas Krishan, Pinki Rani Win As 15 Indian Boxers Enter Final

Kathmandu: Reigning Commonwealth Games champion Vikas Krishan and 2014 CWG bronze-medallist Pinki Rani put up a brilliant display as they led seven more Indian boxers to the finals at the 13th South Asian Games here on Sunday. While Sparsh (52kg), Varinder (60kg) and Narender (+91kg) were the other boxers to reach the summit clash from […]

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No Question Of Hosting 2026 CWG, Says Batra

New Delhi: There is no question of hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2026, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra said on Friday even as secretary general Rajeev Mehta reiterated that the prospect of doing so shall be one of the topics to be discussed at the meeting of the executive committee which is scheduled […]

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Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik Advance With Easy Wins At World Championship

Ekaterinburg (Russia): Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) clinched resounding victories in their second-round bouts to ensure that there was no stopping India’s stupendous run at the World Men’s Boxing Championships here on Saturday. Panghal out-punched Chinese Taipei’s Tu Po-Wei, while Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Kaushik also dominated The Netherlands’ Enrico Lacruz to […]

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Commonwealth Games Federation Gets New Executive Board

Kigali (Rwanda): The 2019 Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) General Assembly has elected members to the executive board and sports committee of the federation in Rwanda’s capital city. Scottish Louise Martin was re-elected CGF President for a second four-year term. She was first elected in 2015, becoming the first female to hold this office in the […]

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Rijiju writes to UK MP for including shooting in 2022 CWG

New Delhi: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has written a letter to Nicky Morgan, Member of Parliament in the UK, asking for her personal intervention to get shooting included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in Birmingham. In June, the executive board of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) had decided to exclude shooting […]

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Para Shuttler From Odisha, Pramod Bhagat, To Get Arjuna Award

New Delhi: Para badminton player from Odisha, Pramod Bhagat, was on Saturday nominated for the Arjuna Award along with 18 others. Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was nominated for the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — along with Asian and Commonwealth Games champion wrestler Bajrang Punia. The name of 48-year-old Deepa, […]

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