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Two Indian athletes kicked out of Commonwealths over needle find

Gold Coast, Australia, April 13, 2018 (AFP) -Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules. Triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race-walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi were stripped of their accreditation and ordered to take the …

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India probed over needles in Commonwealth Games village

Gold Coast, Australia, March 31, 2018 (AFP) -Indian athletes were facing investigations on Saturday after the discovery of syringes in their accommodation at the Commonwealth Games in Australia. A cleaner at the athletes’ village tipped off authorities about the syringes, which will now be analysed, Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief …

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India dump saris for trousers at Commonwealth Games ceremony – Move has pitted reformers against traditionalists

NEW DELHI, Feb 27, (AFP): India’s women athletes will for the first time wear trousers and a blazer instead of a traditional sari at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Australia, a move that has pitted reformers against traditionalists. Many Indian women competitors have welcomed the dark blue blazer and …

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