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Commonwealth Games Federation President hails legacy of 2010 Delhi CWG on 10th anniversary
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Commonwealth Games Federation President hails legacy of 2010 Delhi CWG on 10th anniversary

The Delhi Commonwealth Games, the biggest multi-sport event to be staged in India, ran from 3-14 October, 2010 and saw over 4,000 athletes compete across 21 disciplines.

Boxers Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar raise funds to help former pugilist Dingko Singh in battle against liver cancer
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Boxers Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar raise funds to help former pugilist Dingko Singh in battle against liver cancer

The duo and some other boxers and coaches have connected over a WhatsApp group to raise over Rs 1 lakh, transferred directly to Dingko's account through online payment modes.

Birmingham CWG 2022: CGF seeking to avoid fixture clashes after Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement
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Birmingham CWG 2022: CGF seeking to avoid fixture clashes after Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement

Commonwealth Games organisers are firm on the dates for Birmingham 2022 and want sports affected by the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to work with them and avoid ‘cannibalising opportunities’ for all.

Don't know why Prakash Padukone encouraged Saina Nehwal to leave my academy, reveals Pullella Gopichand in new book
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Don't know why Prakash Padukone encouraged Saina Nehwal to leave my academy, reveals Pullella Gopichand in new book

Pullella Gopichand is not known for showing his emotions but the inspirational coach has shared the hurt he felt when his protege Saina Nehwal left his academy to join Prakash Padukone's facility, something that rankled him a lot.

Indian Olympic Association expresses interest in hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games
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Indian Olympic Association expresses interest in hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games

The Indian Olympic Association on Thursday floated the idea of hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games, nine years after organising the 2010 edition that was marred by a corruption scandal.

'No real chance of adding shooting to the 2022 CWG', says Commonwealth Games Federation official
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'No real chance of adding shooting to the 2022 CWG', says Commonwealth Games Federation official

CGF chief Louise Martin and CEO David Gevemberg will meet IOA chief Narinder Batra and Secretary General Rajeev Mehta on Friday.

IOA to discuss president Narinder Batra's call to permanently pull out of Commonwealth Games
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IOA to discuss president Narinder Batra's call to permanently pull out of Commonwealth Games

Indian Olympic Association Secretary General Rajeev Mehta on Friday said that its executive committee and general body will deliberate on its president Narinder Batra's call to permanently pull out of the Commonwealth Games.

CGF reacts to Narinder Batra's remark on CWG, says India has vital role in Commonwealth Sport Movement
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CGF reacts to Narinder Batra's remark on CWG, says India has vital role in Commonwealth Sport Movement

Grevemberg reiterated the CGF's desire for India to take part in the 2022 Birmingham Games.

Birmingham CWG 2022: Jaspal Rana appreciates IOA president Narinder Batra's backing for shooting but differs on pullout
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Birmingham CWG 2022: Jaspal Rana appreciates IOA president Narinder Batra's backing for shooting but differs on pullout

Shooting legend Jaspal Rana on Wednesday lauded Narinder Batra for backing his sport, but did not agree with IOA chief's suggestion that India should stop competing at the Commonwealth Games.

IOA president Narinder Batra calls for India's withdrawal from 'waste of time' Commonwealth Games
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IOA president Narinder Batra calls for India's withdrawal from 'waste of time' Commonwealth Games

IOA president Narinder Batra had earlier proposed India's boycott of 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games over decision to drop shooting from roster.

IOA and CGF chiefs to discuss shooting at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games during November meeting in New Delhi
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IOA and CGF chiefs to discuss shooting at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games during November meeting in New Delhi

IOA President Narinder Batra is set to meet CGF chief Louise Martin on 14 November to discuss the "concerns" raised by India on the axing of shooting from the 2022 Birmingham CWG.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kiren Rijiju hopes India's shooting talent gets reflected in medal count
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kiren Rijiju hopes India's shooting talent gets reflected in medal count

The Indian shooting team returned to the country on Thursday after claiming nine medals, including five golds, at the recently-concluded ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.

Commonwealth Games 2022: National Rifles Association of India supports IOA proposal to boycott Birmingham Games
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Commonwealth Games 2022: National Rifles Association of India supports IOA proposal to boycott Birmingham Games

The NRAI said that it supports the IOA move to boycott the next edition of the Games in protest against the CGF dropping shooting from the roster

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jinson Johnson believes he can spring surprises and qualify for 1500 m event
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jinson Johnson believes he can spring surprises and qualify for 1500 m event

Jinson Johnson said, 'The qualification mark is set at 3:35 for Tokyo but the gold at Rio came in 3:50. The IAAF has made qualifications tougher. Nevertheless, for several years I have been doing things which were not done by my compatriots. I can springing surprises'

Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade breaks own national record to qualify for men's 50m freestyle final
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Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade breaks own national record to qualify for men's 50m freestyle final

Virdhawal Khade, who won a bronze at the Guangzhou Games in 2010, faced stiff competition from Japan's Shunichi Nakao (22.62) but emerged the fastest in the eight-man heat 5.

Manika Batra interview: Table Tennis star looks back at Commonwealth Games 2018 success, reveals her diet plan and more
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Manika Batra interview: Table Tennis star looks back at Commonwealth Games 2018 success, reveals her diet plan and more

In a freewheeling chat with Firstpost, Indian table tennis star Manika Batra talks about her recent exploits at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, aside from a host of other topics.

Indian Olympic Association asks national sports federations to pay for damage caused during Commonwealth Games 2018
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Indian Olympic Association asks national sports federations to pay for damage caused during Commonwealth Games 2018

In an e-mail communication, IOA President Narinder Batra has asked Secretary General Rajeev Mehta to take this matter up with respective NSFs.

India's brilliant performance in CWG 2018 has provided platform for Table Tennis to grow, says ITTF CEO
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India's brilliant performance in CWG 2018 has provided platform for Table Tennis to grow, says ITTF CEO

India delivered its best performance in TT at the CWG, bagging a record haul of eight medals, including an unprecedented gold in the women's team and singles event. The star of the stellar campaign was Manika Batra, who ended with four medals including two gold.

Asian Games 2018: Indian paddler Sharath Kamal says main aim at mega event is to grab gold medal
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Asian Games 2018: Indian paddler Sharath Kamal says main aim at mega event is to grab gold medal

Kamal Sharath said, "We are in the final phase of our preparations, the last two months which will see us play a lot of matches, UTT is here, after this the Australia and Korea Open which are Super Series tournaments."

Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Manika Batra, Sathiyan G and Sanil Shetty in focus as new format, big players promise high-voltage action
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Ultimate Table Tennis 2018: Manika Batra, Sathiyan G and Sanil Shetty in focus as new format, big players promise high-voltage action

The Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) League kicks off from 14 June in Pune amid great expectations from the Indian paddlers, following their heroic efforts in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.