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.
IOA to wait for CGF-ISSF meeting before proposing withdrawal from 2022 CWG over shooting being dropped
Batra also said the boycott proposal may not be put up before the IOA Annual General Meeting next month as a response from the CGF is likely to take time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"They (House of Commons) are raising it tomorrow. All this is happening because of NRAI president Raninder Singh, who has been quietly trying to get the Olympic sport of shooting back in fold for the 2022 Games," a top federation official said.
IOA president Narinder Batra says calls for boycotting CWG 2022 over absence of shooting events 'bit too extreme'
Batra said, "We will certainly pick up the issue of shooting not being there in the 2022 CWG but it does not start or end with not participating. A nation boycotting, I think ... a bit too extreme."
Popular Australian network Channel Nine's accreditation was cancelled by the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee after it leaked a video of the opening ceremony's dress rehearsal.
The needle controversy that has marred India's build-up to the Commonwealth Games has reached the doorsteps of the Commonwealth Games Federation court which is hearing the matter, specifically cleared of any doping violation.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian boxing coach says syringe found near rooms contained vitamin supplement
David Grevemberg, the federation's chief executive, declined earlier on Monday to identify which country was under suspicion, but said officials had been summoned to a meeting with the organisation's medical commission.
Commonwealth Federation chief David Grevemberg clarifies shooting has not been scrapped from 2022 Games
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) CEO David Grevemberg refuted reports that shooting has been dropped from the Birmingham Games roster on the organisers' request.