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Tag: Commonwealth Games Federation

No Chance Of Bringing Back Shooting To 2022 Games: CGF Official

New Delhi: Shooting will not be added to the roster of the 2022 Birmingham Games despite Indian Olympic Association’s boycott threat, a Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) official said on Thursday, ahead of a crucial meeting between the two sports bodies. CGF chief Louise Martin and CEO David Gevemberg will meet IOA chief Narinder Batra and […]

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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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We want India at Commonwealth Games, no question: UK minister

London: The UK government has stepped in to back India in an ongoing row over Shooting being dropped from the Commonwealth Games to be held in the British city of Birmingham in 2022. Britain’s Sports Minister Nigel Adams said that India was an important Commonwealth country and he has written to the Commonwealth Games Federation […]

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No Space For Shooting In 2022 CWG Despite India's Boycott Threat

London: Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief Louise Martin has insisted that shooting will not be a part of the 2022 edition to be held in Birmingham despite threat from India to boycott the Games. Speaking to Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, Martin said that shooting has never been a “compulsory sport” in Commonwealth Games. “A sport […]

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CWG shooting snub big blow for sport in India: Moudgil

New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Friday announced that shooting will not be a part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The decision came as a big blow to India as the country had won 16 medals from shooting at Gold Coast 2018 and seven out of the 26 Gold medals came from the […]

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ICC, ECB welcome move to nominate women's cricket for CWG

London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday welcomed the decision by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to nominate women’s cricket for inclusion at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022. The decision, which needs to be ratified by the CGF members, follows a comprehensive bidding process, where […]

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Birmingham to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced that it has selected Birmingham as the host city partner of the XXII Commonwealth Games to be held in 2022. Birmingham 2022, which is expected to take place from July 27 to August 7 2022, marks 20 years since Manchester 2002, the last time the Games were […]

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