Commonwealth Games

CWG 2022: Weightlifting body wants whereabouts of all lifters

Those, who submit their whereabouts in the said time frame, will be allowed to participate in the qualifying events for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

published on : 5th January 2021

Rs 2,500 crore scam in BJP-ruled Delhi municipal corporations bigger than CWG scam: Kejriwal

The AAP national convenor asked Leader of Opposition in the assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri to push for a CBI probe into the alleged scam.

published on : 18th December 2020

CWG medallist Chetan Anand named brand ambassador of India's homegrown brand 'Transform'

Chetan Anand, a former world no.10, the men's singles bronze medal winner at the 2006 Melbourne CWG, was roped in as the face of the homegrown equipment brand along with his academy in Hyderabad.

published on : 7th October 2020

Shooting 'not a part' of Hamilton's proposed 2026 Commonwealth Games roster

Hamilton 2026 Games bid committee chairman Lou Frapporti confirmed during a virtual community forum that shooting is not part of its proposal.

published on : 3rd October 2020

Movement demanding diversity at 2022 Commonwealth games gathers momentum

Away from the wider public glare, Commonwealth Games Federation president, Dame Louise Martin has stepped down from the 2022 board because of 'concerns over a lack of diversity', according to the BBC.

published on : 1st August 2020

IOA forms 11-member CGA of India for 2020-21 season

So, the CGA of India will deal with the CGF regarding any matters related to Commonwealth nations, including the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

published on : 28th July 2020

First positive case of banned growth hormone, NADA to widen its net

Pardeep Singh, a Gold Coast Commonwealth Games medallist, was provisionally suspended after his A sample tested positive.

published on : 15th July 2020

Delhi government sets up 500-bed COVID-19 facility at CWG village, can receive patients from Monday

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia visited the newly-built facility on Wednesday to review preparations.

published on : 2nd July 2020

Dope-cleared Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award for 2018

The 26-year-old had won back-to-back gold medals in the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 48kg and 53kg categories respectively.

published on : 25th June 2020

Yoga and meditation helping wrestler Pooja Dhanda iron out her flaws

The Haryana wrestler has not yet qualified for the Tokyo Games and lost twice in the selection trials held to pick a national team for the Olympic qualifiers.

published on : 31st March 2020

CWG writes to IFS & IOC to ensure clean calendar for 2022

With the men’s Euros postponed to 2021, there is a feeling that the women’s Euros, scheduled to be held in 2021, may be moved to 2022.

published on : 29th March 2020

Bigger and better, Commonwealth shooting championships in Chandigarh

This hosting of events in different countries, going by CGF CEO David Grevemberg’s words, could pave way for multi-nation hosts. 

published on : 25th February 2020

Co-hosting, a solution in common interest: Commonwealth Games Federation’s CEO

Shooting and archery events in Chandigarh may prompt Commonwealth Games Federation to explore option of multiple nations staging Games

published on : 25th February 2020

India's proposal to host CWG shooting, archery events backed by UK House of Lords

In a letter to the CGF President Dame Louis Martin, Batra said the cost of the shooting's conduct will be met largely by the NRAI.

published on : 4th February 2020

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Heavy medal for Indian contingent?

The Tokyo Olympics has the potential to be the kind of turning point that the 2010 Commonwealth Games was to Indian sport.

published on : 12th January 2020
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