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Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 Start Date Delayed By A Day
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Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games delayed

The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games will start a day later than scheduled, to allow athletes additional recovery time after the World Athletics Championship and avoid clash with semifinals of the UEFA Women's Football Championships, the organisers announced on Thursday. The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board has approved the minor change for the Games, which will now be held between July 28 and August 8. The World Athletics Championships is scheduled to be held in Oregon in ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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TTFI recommends Manika Batra for Khel Ratna

IMAGE: 2018 Commonwealth Games champion Manika Batra. Photograph: Matt Roberts/Getty Images India's table tennis star Manika Batra was on Tuesday recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the national tennis federation, TTFI. Manika, who missed out on India's highest sporting honour last year, is the first woman paddler from the country to win a singles gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. She achieved the feat in the 2018 edition in which she won as many four medals, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Sanjita Chanu to seek compensation from IWF

NEW DELHI, June 5: Two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medallist K Sanjita Chanu is set to demand compensation from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for causing her mental harassment as she still awaits the final verdict on her long-running dope ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago Cleared of doping, Chanu demands answers and compensation  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Australia urges gymnasts to come forward amid abuse claims

Australia's gymnastics federation will set up "listening groups" for athletes to speak out and seek support amid a slew of allegations of physical and emotional abuse by coaches and staff. The mistreatment of gymnasts has been in the spotlight since last month's release of Netflix documentary "Athlete A", which is based on a newspaper investigation into the abuse of American athletes that led to the jailing of team doctor Larry Nassar. Former Australian gymnasts have since shared their accounts ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Cleared of doping Chanu to finally get Arjuna award

IMAGE: International Weightlifting Federation dropped the doping charge against Sanjita Chanu due to ‘non-conformities’ in the handling of her sample last month. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Cleared of the dope taint, two-time Commonwealth Games gold-winning weightlifter Sanjita Chanu will finally get the coveted Arjuna award which has been on hold since 2018. A Sports Ministry source confirmed that Chanu will be conferred with the Arjuna award as per a 2018 Delhi ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago With dope charges dropped, Chanu in line for Arjuna?  Rediff.com1 month ago

Indian weightlifters 'boycott' China-made equipment

'We should boycott all Chinese equipment. The Indian Weightlifting Federation has taken the decision that it will not use any equipment made in China.' IMAGE: Deepak Lather during the men's 69 kg weightlifting competition at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images Claiming to be saddled with faulty equipment from China, the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) on Monday called for a boycott of sports apparatus made in that country after the violent ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Amit, Vikas nominated for Khel Ratna

IMAGE: The 24-year-old Panghal (52kg), also an Asian Games champion had been nominated for the Arjuna award for the past three years but was not considered by the selection committee because of a 2012 "inadvertent" dope offence. Photograph: Files World silver-medallist Amit Panghal and the seasoned Vikas Krishan were on Monday nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the Boxing Federation of India, which picked only Olympic-bound names as its nominees for the annual honours. The BFI ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Javelin star Neeraj recommended for Khel Ratna  Rediff.com2 months ago Khel Ratna recipient Chanu nominated for Arjuna award  Rediff.com2 months ago Denied Arjuna repeatedly, boxer Panghal has a request for Rijiju  Rediff.com2 months ago
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I am destined to win Olympic medal: Boxer Vikas

'Olympics will happen because God can't be so cruel to me. I know that' Photograph: Kind courtesy Vikas Krishan/Twitter Top Indian boxer Vikas Krishan has decided to revive his professional career in the US instead of training at the national camp in Patiala as he believes conventional is just not good enough for a podium finish at next year's Tokyo Olympics. Vikas is currently training in Bengaluru's Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) with another professional boxer and close friend Neeraj ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Indian boxing team doctor is COVID-19 positive

IMAGE: The 11 boxers at the training camp in Patiala have, so far, tested negative for the virus (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images A doctor attached with the Indian boxing team on Monday tested positive for COVID-19 even as all the pugilists who have assembled for training in Patiala came out negative but stared at a possible suspension of the proposed camp due to the development. The 11 boxers, including Asian Games champion and world ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'What if any athlete gets infected while competing'?

'I am aware of some athletes contracting the virus outside after some events were resumed. Given the risk involved, it's not worth it. We must wait for things to get better.' IMAGE: Boxing ace Vijender Singh believes it will be a big risk to resume sporting competitions in India given the sharp rise in number of COVID-19 cases in the last few weeks. The administrators are busy thrashing out resumption plans but with the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down, India's sportsperson ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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