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2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham Commonwealth Games: India Reverses Decision, Hockey Teams To Compete

Dec 04, 2021 PTI

Hockey India had earlier decided to withdraw its teams from the 2022 CWG, citing COVID-19 related concerns and short turnaround time between Birmingham Games and Hangzhou Asian Games, a qualifier for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra, Olympic Champion, To Fly To USA For Off-Season Training Ahead Of Mega 2022

Dec 04, 2021 PTI

Tokyo Olympics javelin champion Neeraj Chopra was initially supposed to base in Potchefstroom along with the javelin throwers, but the plan was scrapped due to the new COVID-19 strain Omicron in South Africa.

Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022: India Vs Pakistan Clash Headlines Women’s T20 Cricket - Full Schedule

Women's cricket, in its T20 format, is making its Commonwealth Games debut at Birmingham 2022.

2022 Commonwealth Games Hockey Controversy: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Not Amused With India Pullout

Oct 10, 2021 PTI

Hockey India decided not to send teams at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games citing COVID. The government says it was not consulted.

India Hockey Teams Withdraw From 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Hockey India President Gyanandro Ningombam communicated the federation's decision to Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra.

16 September, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Champion Neeraj Chopra Wants To Break Olympic Record In Javelin


Neeraj, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m at the Tokyo Olympics, was on his maiden trip to Kolkata.

03 September, 2021

Indian Hockey Teams Likely To Skip Birmingham Commonwealth Games Says IOA Chief Narinder Batra


Hockey teams will miss CWG in order to hit peak form during the Asian Games which are qualifiers for 2024 Paris Olympics

02 July, 2021

2022 Commonwealth Shooting, Archery In India Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Threat


The decision was taken by the Commonwealth Games India Executive Board with the support of the Commonwealth Games Federation

15 June, 2021

Cricket In Commonwealth Games: Birmingham 2022 Reveals Details For Women's T20 Competition


It will only be the second time that cricket will feature in the Commonwealth Games after a men's 50-over competition was part of the 1998 edition in Kuala Lumpur

30 May, 2021

2022 Commonwealth Games: India Yet To Ratify Shooting, Archery Championships In Chandigarh


Scrapping these two events may mean that India's medal tally in the 2022 Birmingham Games gets severely reduced as the country is used to a big medal haul in shooting

26 April, 2021

India, Australia And Pakistan Among 8 Countries To Compete In Women's T20 At 2022 Commonwealth Games


The seven countries have secured qualification as a result of their standings in the ICC Women’s T20I Team Rankings as on April 1.


17 April, 2021

BCCI Gives Conditional Approval For India's Participation In Olympics; Women's Team To Play In 2022 Commonwealth Games


The Indian cricket board (BCCI) took the decision during the all-powerful Apex Council meeting on Friday (April 16)

18 November, 2020

2022 Commonwealth Games: ICC, CGF Unveil Qualifying Process For Women's Cricket Event


Women's cricket will be a part of the Commonwealth Games for the first time ever when the 2022 edition gets underway in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8.

11 June, 2020

Start Of 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games Delayed: Organisers


The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board has approved the minor change for the Games, which will now be held between July 28 and August 8

04 February, 2020

Commonwealth Games 2022: UK's House of Lords Backs India's Proposal To Host Shooting, Archery Events


Last month, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had withdrawn its threat to boycott the Birmingham Commonwealth Games over shooting's omission and instead decided to submit a formal proposal to host a shooting championship, where the medals won will be counted in the tally of the Games

04 January, 2020

Govt Gives Green Light To IOA For Hosting Commonwealth Shooting And Archery Events In India


Earlier this week, the IOA had withdrawn its threat to boycott the Birmingham Commonwealth Games over shooting's omission and decided to submit a formal proposal to host a shooting championships, where the medals won will be counted in the tally of the 2022 edition

14 November, 2019

2022 Commonwealth Games Boycott Proposal Still Stands: IOA


Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra said a decision on the 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott proposal made will be taken by the Executive Committee and the General Assembly which is expected to meet next month


25 September, 2019

Jaspal Rana Appreciates IOA Chief Narinder Batra's Backing, But Differs On Commonwealth Games Pullout


Indian Olympics Association (IOA) chief Narender Batra triggered a debate after claiming that the Commonwealth Games was a waste of time and the country should consider a permanent pull out from the quadrennial event

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Beneficiaries wait to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses in Nadia district.

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Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan along with UP BJP chief Swantantra Dev Singh and party workers takes part in a cleanliness campaign in Varanasi.

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National Highway-5 wears almost deserted look amid incessant rains owing to Cyclone Jawad, in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

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Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam and AIADMK senior leaders pay tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach in Chennai.

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Angry villagers burn vehicles belonging to security personnel after 13 civilians were killed by the security forces from Assam Rifles in an anti-insurgency operations, at Oting village under Mon district of Nagaland.

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