Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicCommonwealth Games

Topic: Commonwealth Games

Shooting returns, wrestling dropped from Commonwealth Games 2026, golf set to make debut

The list of sports released by the Commonwealth Games Federation Wednesday didn't include archery as well. The next edition of the games will be held in Australia's Victoria in 2026.

Olympics to Commonwealth—why mega sports events can have a lasting positive impact

By embedding legacy planning into sporting event bid planning, events can live on long after the final whistle. It has important implications for the economy.

Two Pakistani boxers ‘go missing’ in Birmingham after 2022 Commonwealth Games

Boxers Suleman Baloch & Nazeer Ullah were reported missing a few hours before the Pakistani squad, which consisted of five boxers and four officials, was to depart for Islamabad.

‘Catch them young’ and more foreign coaches: Army’s game plan after CWG success

The Pune-based Army Sports Institute (ASI), one of the premier five sports training institutes of the force, has worked out a long-term athlete development programme.

Makeshift gym, no money for chicken, odd jobs—What’s behind Achinta Sheuli’s CWG gold

In West Bengal’s Deulpur village, Achinta Sheuli’s mother is happy people are finally ‘enquiring about us’. Brother Alok wants Achinta to ‘win Olympics gold next’.

Nitish Kumar to Shrikant Tyagi—TV news has no time for patriotism. But Amitabh Bachchan, CWG do

Weren’t you looking forward to archival footage, documentaries, and informed discussions on India’s Independence on TV news? Tough luck.

India shines on track & field in Birmingham even though medal tally is lowest since CWG 2006

Team India bagged total of 61 medals, of which 22 were gold, 16 silver, and 23 bronze. Exclusion of shooting for first time since 1974 may be major reason for dip in medal tally.

Badminton ace PV Sindhu wins first gold in CWG, defeats Canada’s Michelle Li

Sindhu won 21-15 , 21-13 at the NEC arena; she was clinical and pounded on every opportunity.

Praise is fine, but where is money or help from Delhi govt, asks CWG medal winner Divya Kakran

Kakran won a bronze in 68-kg freestyle Friday; reminded CM Arvind Kejriwal of lack of state support after he praised her. Originally from Delhi, Kakran shifted to UP after she claimed she didn’t get any help for her illness.

On Camera


File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit:

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.