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"No Space" For Shooting, Says Commonwealth Games Chief Despite India's Boycott Threat


Shooting has been a high-yielding discipline for India with shooters accounting for 16 of the country's 66 medals, including seven golds, at last year's Gold Coast Games.

Shooting was excluded from the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 1974. © Reuters

Commonwealth Games chief Louise Martin said shooting will not be part of the 2022 edition in Birmingham despite a threat by India to boycott the entire event in protest. Martin, the Commonwealth Games Federation president, told Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper that the decision to exclude shooting from the programme for the first time since 1974 had ...


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