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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

Commonwealth Games 2022: IOA's offer to host archery and shooting could be 'game-changer,' says NRAI president Raninder Singh
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 2022: CWG firm on shooting exclusion from Birmingham despite India threat
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Commonwealth Games 2022: CWG firm on shooting exclusion from Birmingham despite India threat

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
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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
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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.