Sports Ministry Set to Implement Welfare Schemes for Sportspersons
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Sports Ministry Set to Implement Welfare Schemes for Sportspersons

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs has set monthly pensions of former Olympians and national players, who have made their mark in international events.

Haryana Government Awards Empty Envelopes to 2014 Commonwealth Games Para-Athletes
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Haryana Government Awards Empty Envelopes to 2014 Commonwealth Games Para-Athletes

A faux pas by officials of the sports department has shown the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in Haryana in poor light.

Syringes Found in Indian Athletes' 2014 Commonwealth Games Rooms, No Evidence of Doping: Report
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Syringes Found in Indian Athletes' 2014 Commonwealth Games Rooms, No Evidence of Doping: Report

Injections were found in rooms occupied by some of the Indian athletes during Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Commonwealth Games: Indian Olympic Association Orders Probe Into Glasgow Scandal
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Commonwealth Games: Indian Olympic Association Orders Probe Into Glasgow Scandal

Indian Olympic Association has ordered an inquiry into charges of drunken driving and sexual assault against its secretary Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Rajeev Mehta Mulling Legal Action Against Scotland Police
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Commonwealth Games 2014: Rajeev Mehta Mulling Legal Action Against Scotland Police

Indian Olympic Association secretary-general Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were allegedly charged with drunken driving and sexual assault, respectively, in Glasgow.

Narendra Modi Congratulates Commonwealth Games Medal Winners
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Narendra Modi Congratulates Commonwealth Games Medal Winners

India bagged 64 medals in the commonwealth games to finish at fifth spot in Glasgow.

Commonwealth Games: I Wasn't in a Drunken State, Says IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta
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Commonwealth Games: I Wasn't in a Drunken State, Says IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta

The charges against Virender Malik and Rajeev Mehta were dropped due to lack of evidence.

Commonwealth Games: Rajeev Mehta, Virender Malik Let Off for Lack of Evidence
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Commonwealth Games: Rajeev Mehta, Virender Malik Let Off for Lack of Evidence

The decision to let off

Commonwealth Games: Charges Against Indian Officials in Glasgow Dropped
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Commonwealth Games: Charges Against Indian Officials in Glasgow Dropped

Indian Olympic Association secretary-general Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were allegedly charged with drunken driving and sexual assault, respectively, during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Commonwealth Games 2014: India Happy With Top-5 Finish in Glasgow
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Commonwealth Games 2014: India Happy With Top-5 Finish in Glasgow

A 216-strong team of Indian athletes bagged 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze for a total haul of 64 medals to finish fifth behind table-toppers England (58, 59, 57), Australia (two - 49, 42, 46), Canada (three - 32, 16, 34) and hosts Scotland (four - 19, 15, 19) at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow.

Will Take Stand Against Tainted CWG Officials Only After Getting Report, Says Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
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Will Take Stand Against Tainted CWG Officials Only After Getting Report, Says Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

Indian Olympic Association Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were arrested in Glasgow on different charges causing much embarrassment to the Indian contingent which had gone to participate in the 20th Commonwealth Games there.

Glasgow Commonwealth Games Hailed Best Ever in Rousing Closing Ceremony
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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Hailed Best Ever in Rousing Closing Ceremony

In a sporting festival recognised for the warmth of its welcome, the ceremony at Hampden Park fittingly celebrated the event loudly and proudly, much like the spectators have done at each sporting venue.

Commonwealth Games 2014: India to Punish Arrested Officials if Misbehaviour Proved
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Commonwealth Games 2014: India to Punish Arrested Officials if Misbehaviour Proved

Indian Olympic official Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were arrested on different charges by the Scotland police. While Mehta has been arrested for drunken driving, Malik is facing a more serious charge of sexual assault.

Commonwealth Games 2014 End With a Colourful Closing Ceremony
Indo-Asian News Service

Commonwealth Games 2014 End With a Colourful Closing Ceremony

During the ceremony, Glasgow officially passed on the host city mantle to Australia's Gold Coast for 2018. The flag was was accepted by Jann Stuckey, Queensland Minister for the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: England Lead Medal Tally at the End of Glasgow Campaign
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Commonwealth Games: England Lead Medal Tally at the End of Glasgow Campaign

England started the day already assured of top spot in the medals table at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 1986, dethroning Australia.

Glasgow 2014 Organisers Hail 'Stand-Out' Friendly Games
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Glasgow 2014 Organisers Hail 'Stand-Out' Friendly Games

Bringing together more than 4,000 athletes from 71 nations, including 53 former British colonies - the rest mainly territories or dependancies, in 17 sports, the Commonwealth movement remained strong with high expectations for the next Games in Australia's Gold Coast in 2018, Mike Hooper, CEO of the Commonwealth Games Federation said.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Who is Rajeev Mehta?
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Commonwealth Games 2014: Who is Rajeev Mehta?

The 49-year-old Rajeev Mehta brought embarrassment for the country when he was arrested in Glasgow for driving without a valid licence and under the influence. Also arrested, but in a separate incident, was senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik on a sexual assault charge.

CWG 2014: Sports Minister Sonowal Assures Stern Action if Officials Found Guilty
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CWG 2014: Sports Minister Sonowal Assures Stern Action if Officials Found Guilty

Indian officials Rajeev Mehta and Virender Malik were arrested on different charges by the Scotland police. According to reports, Mehta has been arrested for drunken driving, while Malik is facing a more serious charge of sexual assault.

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