2022 Commonwealth Games

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TOPS approves financial assistance to re-hire Mathias Boe as India's doubles coach
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TOPS approves financial assistance to re-hire Mathias Boe as India's doubles coach

Mathias Boe will specifically be looking after the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and also other members of the doubles team.

Singapore Weightlifting International: Mirabai Chanu clinches gold, qualifies for CWG 2022 in 55kg
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Singapore Weightlifting International: Mirabai Chanu clinches gold, qualifies for CWG 2022 in 55kg

Competing in the 55kg weight class for the first time, Chanu lifted 191kg (86kg+105kg) to stand on top of the podium in an uncompetitive field.

BFI announces team selection trial dates for World Championships, CWG 2022 and Asian Games
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BFI announces team selection trial dates for World Championships, CWG 2022 and Asian Games

Keeping in view the last dates of submission by names to the concerned authorities, the new trials format promises to conduct selection trials for the upcoming three big multinational sporting events.

Sports in 2022: Major sporting events in 2022 to look forward to
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Sports in 2022: Major sporting events in 2022 to look forward to

Here's a look at the biggest sporting events in 2022 that will keep sports fans in India and the world hooked.

Indian hockey teams to compete in Birmingham Commonwealth Games, says CGF
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Indian hockey teams to compete in Birmingham Commonwealth Games, says CGF

The Birmingham CWG is scheduled to be held from 28 July to 8 August next year while the Asian Games are starting on 10 September.

Women's cricket competition at 2022 Commonwealth Games to open with India taking on Australia
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Women's cricket competition at 2022 Commonwealth Games to open with India taking on Australia

Women's cricket is making its debut at the Commonwealth Games with the T20 format. The last time cricket was played in the multi-sporting showpiece was in the 1998 edition in Kuala Lumpur.

Birmingham 2022: Queen Elizabeth launches baton relay for Commonwealth Games
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Birmingham 2022: Queen Elizabeth launches baton relay for Commonwealth Games

Queen Elizabeth II held her first major engagement at Buckingham Palace since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year and a half ago, as she presided n Thursday over the launch of the baton relay for next year's Commonwealth Games

India, Australia among teams qualified for 2022 Commonwealth Games women’s T20 event
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India, Australia among teams qualified for 2022 Commonwealth Games women’s T20 event

A yet-to-be-determined qualifier will complete the eight-team competition, the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announceed.

India to send cricket teams if cricket is included at 2028 Los Angeles Olympics
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India to send cricket teams if cricket is included at 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

The women's team will also compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics
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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
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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.

Commonwealth Games 2022: Athletes to be allowed to take the knee in protest, says Games chief
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Commonwealth Games 2022: Athletes to be allowed to take the knee in protest, says Games chief

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.

Commonwealth Games 2022: Start of Birmingham Games delayed by a day to 28 July, announce organisers
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Commonwealth Games 2022: Start of Birmingham Games delayed by a day to 28 July, announce 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.

Eoin Morgan says T10 format best suited to push cricket's case in Olympics
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Eoin Morgan says T10 format best suited to push cricket's case in Olympics

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 Championships in Oregon shifted to 2022 after postponement of Tokyo Olympics 2020
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World Athletics Championships in Oregon shifted to 2022 after postponement of Tokyo Olympics 2020

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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