Bangladesh in favour of shooting in 2022 Commonwealth Games

 Bangladesh joined India in making a late bid to get shooting included into the Commonwealth Games programme for the Birmingham edition.

published on : 17th September 2019

Indian shooters still hopeful of sport's inclusion in 2022 Commonwealth Games

For the first time since 1974, shooting has been excluded from the 2022 Birmingham Games roster due to logistical issues.

published on : 7th September 2019

Rijiju hopeful of resolving Commonwealth Games matter

Indian shooters had won a total of 16 medals out of the country’s tally of 66 in Gold Coast to top the table.

published on : 7th September 2019

Athletes make a dash for crowdfunding

Lack of government support is prompting sportspersons to turn towards public aid.

published on : 7th September 2019

Civic body turns waste composting yard near Chennai into a mini forest

Various fruits, flowers, and vegetables are grown in rubber tyres, shoes, washbasins and toilet seats in the composting yard

published on : 7th September 2019

Kiren Rijiju writes for including shooting in 2022 Commonwealth Games, CGF says no

In his letter to Morgan, Rijiju said shooting is a popular sport in India and it's exclusion has "agitated" a lot of stakeholders back home.

published on : 4th September 2019

Why can't part of Jayalalithaa's wealth be used for public welfare, asks Madras HC

Jayalalithaa's niece J Deepa and nephew J Deepak, who were present in court as per the directions of the bench, said they have no objection to the idea as it was the wish of their aunt.

published on : 31st August 2019

Olympics, Commonwealth Games bigger than cricket events: Virender Sehwag

Sehwag, who interviewed two athletes at a book launch programme here, also said other sportspersons get too little "facilities" as compared to what cricketers get.

published on : 29th August 2019

It's too early to call for 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Shooting has been axed from the 2022 edition by Birmingham Organising Committee, citing logistical issues.

published on : 27th August 2019

Kiren Rijiju asked IOA to come back after meeting Commonwealth Games Federation chief: Narinder Batra

IOA president Narinder Batra met Rijiju on Friday along with Boxing Federation of India chief Ajay Singh.

published on : 24th August 2019

Arjuna-winner Gaurav Gill hopes becoming 'certified by government' will get motorsport recognition

Drawing a parallel with golf and shooting 10-15 years ago, Gill is confident that his Arjuna will help his sport reach the masses.

published on : 20th August 2019

Pay heed to our wealth creators

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech must have been sweet music to the legions of battered industry stalwarts.

published on : 18th August 2019

PM bats for India Inc. in Independence Day speech, says wealth creators should not be seen with suspicion

This message comes at a time when concerns are being raised over the increasing harassment of corporates by tax officials.

published on : 15th August 2019

We want India at Commonwealth Games, no question: UK minister

Britain's Sports Minister Nigel Adams said that India was an important Commonwealth country and he has written to the Commonwealth Games Federation to try and find a solution to the impasse.

published on : 15th August 2019

Commonwealth Games Federation clears stand on shooting

The Commonwealth Games Federation CEO, David Grevemberg, will only let United Kingdom host a Commonwealth shooting meet in 2022 provided they follow the correct protocol.

published on : 15th August 2019
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