2022 Commonwealth Games

NEW DELHI: India’s proposal to host the additional shooting and archery events for the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been endorsed by the British House of Lords after an extensive debate, PTI reports.

Last month, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had submitted a formal proposal to host a shooting championship, where the medals won would be counted in the tally of the Games.

The proposal was backed by the House of Lords.

Sep 26, 2019 19:09
NEW DELHI: The stakeholders who matter - athletes - have reacted with anger at Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra's assertion that the Commonwealth Games is a waste of time and the country should consider a permanent pullout.
Aug 27, 2019 17:08
NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has played down calls to boycott the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games over shooting's exclusion, saying it is too early to take a decision of such magnitude.
Jul 29, 2019 18:07
NEW DELHI: What exactly is one to make off India's latest act of assertion of its "rightful place in sporting scheme of things". With exactly three years to go for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, to be hosted by Birmingham, Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra has written to Kiren Rijiju informing the Union Sports Minister of IOA’s intention to boycott the Games and has sought a meeting on the matter.
Jul 20, 2019 16:07
NEW DELHI: After much bluster and bombast, Indian sports officialdom gets real. Speaking about the Commonwealth Games Federation's (CGF) decision to remove shooting from the Games Programme for 2022, National Rifle Association of India secretary Rajiv Bhatia said that there was nothing NRAI could do now that the organising committee has taken a final call on the matter.
Jun 28, 2019 15:06
LONDON: Birmingham and the West Midlands region will benefit from a £778 million ($986 million) investment to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the British government has confirmed.