Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics
This decision was taken by the ministry with a focus on the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, and to ensure Olympic-bound athletes are able to train consistently with one coach and work on improving their performance.
Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 scrap athletes' village plan due to COVID-19-enforced construction delay
2022 Commonwealth Games' athletes and team officials will now be housed in three campus villages at The University of Birmingham, The University of Warwick, and The NEC Hotel Campus.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed athletes are still banned from protesting at the Olympic Games but Commonwealth Games organisers said they would respect people’s rights to voice their opinions.
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.
Cricket featured at the 1900 Olympics and was played in the 1998 Commonwealth Games but has largely been absent from multi-sport events, which some say has restricted its growth beyond the traditional pockets.
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says 2022 will be a “bonanza for athletics fans around the world” with the Commonwealth Games beginning in Birmingham, England, only three days after the World Championships
World Swimming federation FINA happy with new Tokyo Olympics dates in spite of clash with World Championships in Japan
The biennial worlds organised by FINA were planned for 16 July - 1 August, 2021, in Fukuoka. That slot is now taken by the Tokyo Olympics
Chandigarh to host Commonwealth Shooting and Archery Championships in 2022; medals to be added to the final tally after the Games
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced the decision after its Executive Board meeting from 21 to 23 February.
2022 Commonwealth Games: IOA's proposal to host additional shooting, archery events endorsed by British House of Lords
Last month, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had withdrawn its threat to boycott the Birmingham Commonwealth Games over shooting's omission and instead decided to submit a formal proposal to host a shooting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
Commonwealth Games Federation undecided on adding Shooting Championships medals to 2022 medals tally
CGF's clarification came after ISSF claimed that the medals won in the proposed championships will be counted in the final tally of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games
Sports Ministry ratifies IOA's proposal to host 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games shooting and archery events in India
The IOA decided to submit a formal proposal to host a shooting championship, where the medals won will be counted in the tally of the 2022 edition
Commonwealth Games 2022: IOA's offer to host archery and shooting could be 'game-changer,' says NRAI president Raninder Singh
Indian shooting federation has offered to host a Commonwealth shooting championship in 2022 and the IOA also wants to organise a similar competition for archery, which will not feature in Birmingham either.
IOA chief Narinder Batra says medals from parallel shooting events as important as those won in Commonwealth Games
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra on Saturday said that the medals from parallel shooting events need to be considered as important as those won in the Commonwealth Games
Indian Olympic Association says 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott proposal still stands, but hints at rethink
The Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra said that its proposal to boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games in protest against shooting's exclusion still stands, but gave hints that there can be a rethink on the decision.
No difference of opinion with IOA president Narinder Batra on 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott call, clarifies Secretary General Rajeev Mehta
Mehta had said in an event in Chennai on 4 October that the Executive Committee and general body of the IOA will deliberate on Batra's call to permanently pull out of the Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth Games 2022: Bangladesh joins India in urging British government to reinstate shooting at Birmingham event
Zahid Ahsan Russel, Bangladesh's sports minister, this week wrote to Tariq Ahmad, British Commonwealth Minister, saying that the Games "should include shooting for the sake of its historical image and goodwill".
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju writes to UK sports secretary Nicky Morgan over inclusion of shooting in 2022 CWG
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has written a letter to UK Secretary of State for Sport Nicky Morgan, seeking her intervention for the inclusion of shooting in 2022 CWG.
Commonwealth Games Federation president Louise Martin told Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper that the decision to exclude shooting from the programme for the first time since 1974 had come down to a question of logistics.
IOA Executive Council to take final call over proposed boycott of 2022 Commonwealth Games in September
The Executive Council of the IOA will meet next month to take a final decision on its boycott call of 2022 Commonwealth Games, its Secretary General Rajeev Mehta said on Saturday.
Weightlifting, boxing federations throw their weight behind IOA in boycotting CWG 2022 if shooting is not included
Officials and athletes of wrestling, weightlifting and boxing, for now, stand firmly by IOA and their stance of not participating in Commonwealth Games 2022 if shooting is not included.