Category: Commonwealth Games 2022


Shooting fiasco makes the Commonwealth Games look silly once again

The organisers of Birmingham 2022 dropped the sport from the schedule but have now reinstated it, 7,000km away in IndiaJon Oliver, on his HBO show Last Week Tonight, runs an occasional series called How Is This Still A Thing? Over the years he has done…


India could host shooting and archery for 2022 Commonwealth Games

• Proposal by India would avert possible boycott by country• Events would take place months before Birmingham GamesIndia could host shooting and archery events ahead of the main 2022 Commonwealth Games starting in Birmingham. The Commonwealth Games Fed…


Government steps in to try to avoid India Commonwealth Games boycott

• Sports minister Nigel Adams suggests separate shooting event• India unhappy after shooting not chosen as one of the 19 sportsThe government has intervened in an attempt to stop India boycotting the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in protest aft…


Birmingham gets ready for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Locals in host city have concerns any benefits will be short term, while others are optimistic the event will unite everyoneIn the summer of 2022, thousands of athletes, officials and fans from more than 70 nations and territories will descend on Birmi…