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Breaching 90m will put me in list of world's best throwers, says Neeraj

Dec 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Neeraj, 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.

Who Is Jeremy Lalrinnunga

Dec 11, 2021 Koushik Paul

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.


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.

Delhi Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist And MLA Krishna Poonia Tests Positive For COVID-19

Apr 18, 2021 PTI

Krishna is currently a sitting Congress MLA of Rajasthan from Sadulpur constituency.


Harry And Meghan Markle’s Revelation Raise Race Issue In Commonwealth Nations

The value of the Commonwealth has been debated before, with critics questioning if countries once colonized should remain in such an association with a former colonizer.

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13 January, 2021

Thailand Open: Kidambi Srikanth Progresses, Parupalli Kashyap Retires Midway

Agencies

Kashyap, a former Commonwealth Games champion, was trailing 8-14 in the third game when he chose to retire as he pulled his calf muscle.


18 December, 2020

Delhi Municipal Corporation Scam Bigger Than Commonwealth Games Scam: Arvind Kejriwal

PTI

'Rs 2,500 crore could have been used to pay salaries of sanitation workers, doctors and other employees of corporations', said Arvind Kejriwal.


18 November, 2020

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

PTI

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.


30 December, 2019

India Withdraws Boycott Calls For Birmingham Commonwealth Games, To Bid For Either 2026 Or 2030 Edition

PTI

The Indian Olympic Association will next approach the government for the necessary clearances to host the multi-sport event. The country hosted the 2010 edition in the national capital


14 November, 2019

IOA Floats Idea Of India Hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games

PTI

The 2010 CWG in New Delhi was mired in controversy in the run-up to the event and then IOA chief Suresh Kalmadi and organising committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot were sent to jail in connection with the corruption scandal. They were later released on bail


16 October, 2019

'Beti Khilao': BJP's Babita Phogat Advocates Sports For Women In Haryana Polls

IANS

She aims to rechristen Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' programme by incorporating 'Beti Khilao' in it to promote sports among women in villages


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26 November, 2018

2022 Birmingham CWG: ICC Wants Women's T20 Cricket At Commonwealth Games

Outlook Web Bureau

The bid to the Commonwealth Games Federation proposes an eight team T20 event played in two pools of four teams and totalling 16 matches in eight days held at two venues.



14 April, 2018

CWG 2018: Sanjeev Rajput Breaks Games Record To Claim Gold In 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Outlook Web Bureau

The 37-year-old Rajput shot 454.5 to bag the top prize after topping the qualification stage with 1180 points


14 April, 2018

CWG 2018: Boxer Mary Kom Claims Gold On Games Debut

Outlook Web Bureau

The 35-year-old five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist was competing in her debut Commonwealh Games


13 April, 2018

CWG 2018: Shooter Tejaswini Shatters Games Record To Win Gold, Moudgil Bags Silver

Outlook Web Bureau

In a 1-2 finish for India, the 37-year-old Tejaswini shot a CWG record 457.9 in the event's finals


12 April, 2018

CWG 2018: Wrestler Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware Win Gold, Babita Settles For Silver

Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul Aware Opens Wrestling Gold Account, Babita Settles For Silver


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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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