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Tag: Cwg

Neeraj Chopra To Participate In CWG, Asian Games, World Championship
Neeraj Chopra To Participate In CWG, Asian Games, World Championship

Chopra said he will try to accommodate as many of these important events as possible in his schedule. He said he will participate in all big events unless there is a very short gap between them.

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India To Host Commonwealth Shooting, Archery Championships, Medals To Be Counted For Birmingham CWG

London: India will host the Commonwealth shooting and archery championships in January 2022 and the medals from the two events will be counted for “ranking of competing nations” at the Birmingham Games, the CGF said on Monday. However, the medals will be added to the final tally one week after the conclusion of the Games. […]

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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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Cricket Returns To CWG After 24 Years

Dubai: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Tuesday announced that women’s T20 cricket has been confirmed for inclusion at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games following a joint bid by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will take place in England from July 27 […]

Abhinav Bindra not in favour of boycotting 2022 CWG

New Delhi: Abhinav Bindra, India’s only individual Olympic gold medallist, on Sunday said boycotting the 2022 Commonwealth Games is not an option, and advised the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to “load” the CWG committees with more of their people so that, in future, shooting is not excluded from the games. “Boycotts don’t win you influence. […]

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NRAI supports IOA proposal to boycott 2022 CWG for shooting's exclusion

New Delhi: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) on Sunday said it supports the Indian Olympic Association’s proposal to boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham for excluding shooting from the roster. In an unprecedented move, the IOA on Saturday proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games for dropping shooting from the roster, […]

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India must put up united front: Heena on shooting's exclusion from 2022 CWG

New Delhi: Pistol ace Heena Sidhu Thursday said India is a “big” enough nation to put up a “united front” against the 2022 Commonwealth Games organisers’ move to exclude shooting from its roster. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) last month threatened to boycott the 2022 CWG in Birmingham if shooting is not included, something the […]

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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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CWG 2018: Gold rush for India on penultimate day

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian athletes clinched as many as eight gold medals on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) being held in Gold Coast in Australia. India has 59 medals in total with 25 gold medals in the games so far. India has won 16 silver and 18 bronze medals till now […]

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CWG 2018: India's men's hockey team loses to New Zealand in semis

Gold Coast: India’s men’s hockey team lost to New Zealand 2-3 in a semi-final of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. India put up a disastrous defensive performance in the first quarter to concede two goals to Hugo Inglis (seventh minute), Stephen Jenness (13th). But Harmanpreet Singh converted a penalty stroke in the […]

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CWG 2018: Mary Kom enters women's 48kg final

Gold Coast (Australia): Veteran Indian star M.C. Mary Kom defeated Anusha Dilruksh of Sri Lanka to enter the final of the women’s 48 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Wednesday. Mary’s experience and superior technique stood her in good stead as she carved out a unanimous 5:0 verdict against the veteran […]

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India's mixed badminton team wins maiden CWG gold

Gold Coast: India’s mixed badminton team put up a commanding show to clinch its maiden gold medal, defeating three-time defending champions Malaysia 3-1 in the final of the event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Monday. Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa all won […]

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CWG 2018: Lifter Punam Yadav wins gold

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian weighlifters continued to dominate the competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games as Punam Yadav won gold in the women’s 69 kilogram category here on Sunday. Yadav lifted a total of 222 kg which included 100 kg in snatch and 122 kig in clean and jerk. England’s Sarah Davies took silver with […]

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CWG 2018: Lifters Sanjita, Lather strike medals; Joshna, Amit, Naman in quarters

Gold Coast: Indian weightlifters continued their highly impressive medal-winning performances as K. Sanjita Chanu and Deepak Lather clinched gold and bronze respectively, while squash player Joshana Chinappa, boxers Amit Phangal and Naman Tanwar entered the quarter-finals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Sanjita won in the women’s 53 kilogram category as the […]

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CWG 2018 : Indian cyclists disappoint on 2nd day

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian cyclists disappointed on the second day of the 21st Commonwealth Games as all of them failed to advance to the medal rounds in the prestigious meet here on Friday. Sahil Kumar, Ranjit Singh and Sanuraj Sanandaraj failed to qualify for the next round in the men’s cycling keirin first round heats. […]

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Sushil to represent India at CWG 2018

New Delhi: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Friday prevailed in the trials conducted for entry into India’s wrestling squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held at Gold Coast, Australia, in April. The 34-year-old, who is India’s only two-time Olympic individual medallist, defeated Jitender Kumar 4-3 in the final qualification round of the […]

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