The Commonwealth on Tuesday welcomed Sri Lanka's intent to establish a "credible" probe mechanism into war crime allegations and hailed the appointment of a civilian governor in the Tamil-dominated Northern Province.
The Australian women`s wrestling team for this year`s Commonwealth has an Indian connect to it with the Punjab-born Rupinder Kaur making the cut in the three-strong squad for the July 23 to August 3 event Glasgow.
A gold medallist at the Tucson World Cup in USA last month, ace trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu has been signed up by Anglian Medal Hunt in a year that will see him take a shot at earning a quota place for the 2016 Olympics, besides competing in Commonwealth and Asian Games.
Former Indian Olympic Association President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Tuesday hailed the IOC`s decision to lift the ban on India, saying the country should now focus on preparing for the Commonwealth and Asian Games scheduled later this year.
As sports lovers of Odisha pin their hopes on the young sprinter Amiya Mallick while he prepares to travel to Jamaica to train under Usain Bolt`s coach Glen Mills, Tata Steel is facilitating his training.
Squash star Saurav Ghosal has set out a clear agenda to win medals at the Commonwealth and Asian Games in 2014 following his impressive run this year, which saw him clinch one of the biggest PSA Tour titles of his career.
Invoking India`s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru in his speech, Britain`s Prince Charles appealed to the Commonwealth to intensify cooperation to resolve economic, social and environmental challenges at the grouping`s summit here Friday.
Britain boycotting the Commonwealth summit in Colombo over alleged war crimes would damage the organisation while achieving no positive change in Sri Lanka, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday.
A training module developed by a city -based institute for empowerment of women representatives in local self-governments has been selected by the Commonwealth Local Governance Forum (CLGF) for promotion in member countries.
India`s participation in the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka next month would be decided upon after considering all factors, including sentiments of Tamils and the DMK, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured Tuesday.
Ace discus thrower Krishna Poonia, shooter Gagan Narang and archer Deepika Kumari are among top Indian sports persons who have been invited by the Indian Olympic Association to receive the 2014 Commonwealth Games Queen`s Baton here on Friday.