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2022 Commonwealth Games

Bajrang Punia Granted Additional Financial Aid of INR 1.76 Lakhs For Training

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Bajrang Punia will compete in international meets, including UWW Ranking events, the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as well as the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

Higher And Stronger, India's Olympic Medallists Make Their New Year 2022 Wishes

Jan 01, 2022 Aditya Kumar

After an eventful 2021 that included Tokyo Olympics, India's top sportspersons face a challenging 2022. Their dreams and aspirations remain as high as ever.

Neeraj Chopra's New Year Resolution: Breach 90-Metre Mark; 'Medal Is One Thing, Distance Is Another,' Says Olympic Champion

Neeraj Chopra, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m in his second attempt at the Tokyo Olympics, has been eyeing the coveted 90m for quite some time now. His personal best is 88.07m.

Kidambi Srikanth Needs To Curb Down Errors For Consistency In 2022, Says Pullela Gopichand

Dec 21, 2021 PTI

Kidambi Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to win a silver medal at the BWF World Championships on Sunday when he lost against Loh Kean Yew in the final. Another Indian Lakshya Sen claimed bronze.

Queen's Baton Relay for 2022 CWG to be held in Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Odisha

The relay will start with Delhi on January 12, followed by Ahmedabad (January 13), Bengaluru (January 14) and Odisha (January 15).

19 December, 2021

Lakshya Sen After World Championships 2021 Bronze, ‘I’m Not Very Satisfied With Semifinal Show’


The 20-year-old Lakshya Sen lost to compatriot Kidambi Srikanth in the semifinal on Saturday to settle for a bronze medal. Sen won the first game against Srikanth before losing the momentum in the final two games.

17 December, 2021

Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships: Purnima Pandey Lifts Gold, Books 2022 CWG Spot


Purnima Pandey created eight national records enroute to her women’s +87kg gold medal. She also became the fourth Indian to qualify for the 2022 Commonwealth Games from this competition.

14 December, 2021

Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships: Ajay Singh Books 2022 CWG Berth With 81kg Gold


Ajay Singh becomes the third Indian to qualify for the 2022 CWG from the Tashkent event. Earlier, Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg) and Achinta Sheuli (73kg) won gold medals in Commonwealth Championships.

11 December, 2021

Who Is Jeremy Lalrinnunga

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Jeremy Lalrinnunga booked his spot at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham with a men's 67kg gold in the Commonwealth Championships on Friday. He is also a 2018 Youth Olympics champion.

11 December, 2021

2028 Los Angeles Olympics: IOC Excludes Cricket, Three Other Sports From Provisional List

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The decision comes as a major setback for the ICC who had already started working for cricket's inclusion at the Los Angeles Olympics. Cricket's only appearance at the Olympics was during the 1990 edition in Paris.

10 December, 2021

Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli Book 2022 CWG Spots With Commonwealth Championships Gold


Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifted a total of 305kg (141kg+164kg) in the men’s 67kg event. He also created NR in the snatch event but was unable to do the same in the clean and jerk. Sheuli won gold in the men's 73kg category.


04 December, 2021

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


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.

04 December, 2021

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


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.

12 November, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

10 October, 2021

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


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

05 October, 2021

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

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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