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Commonwealth Games Federation approve controversial move India had threatened to boycott if shooting was dropped
Commonwealth Games Federation, Birmingham decided not to include shooting or archery in its sports programme for 2022.
However, India, which has an excellent record in shooting and won 16 medals at the Gold Coast Games in 2018, initially threatened to boycott the Birmingham event following that decision.
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