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National shooting body to urge sports ministry, IOA to boycott 2022 CWG

IANS  |  New Delhi 

(NRAI) on Tuesday said that should boycott the 2022 Birmingham (CWG) if the 'shooting' discipline is not restored in the prestigious event.

Speaking at a function to felicitate the Indian shooters here, Singh said,"Within a day or two, I am going to write to the Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, the (IOA) and will urge them to boycott the 2022 if shooting is not re-included in the games."

The Federation (CGF) has decided to exclude shooting from

Earlier, Rathore wrote separate letters to both CGF and Matt Hancock, the for digital, culture, media and sport, and had urged their intervention so that the discipline remains a part of the 2022 edition of the quadrennial Games.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 16:50 IST
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