Context: Recently,a proposal to stage the Commonwealth Archery and Shooting Championships event in Chandigarh by Commonwealth Games India (CGI) was approved by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board.
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- The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced the decision after its Executive Board meeting here from February 21 to 23.
- The decision confirmed that Chandigarh 2022 and Birmingham 2022 will be two separately organised and funded Commonwealth Sport events.
- The decision can be considered a big win for India after it threatened to boycott the 2022 Birmingham Games for dropping shooting from the roster.
- The two events will be held at Chandigarh and the medals will be counted for ranking of competing nations at the Birmingham Games 2022.
Source: The Print
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