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Commonwealth Games 2022: CWG 2022 officially declared closed, flag passed on to Governor of Victoria for 2026

India finished fourth in the medal tally of the CWG 2022 with 61 medals including 22 Gold, 16 Silver and 23 Bronze. 

Aakash Srivastava Author
9 August 2022 1:37 pm
Commonwealth Games 2022: CWG 2022 officially declared closed, flag passed on to Governor of Victoria for 2026

The highly-competitive Commonwealth Games 2022 has been officially declared closed after the CWG 2022 flag was presented to the Governor of Victoria by Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. The state of Victoria, Australia will be the next host of the Commonwealth Games in 2026.

The Flag Handover Ceremony signified the official handover of the Commonwealth Games from Birmingham to Victoria, which will be the first multi-city Commonwealth Games in Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo and Gippsland. After the heroics of the Tokyo Olympics where India finished with seven medals including the first-ever gold medal in field and track event, Indian contingent delivered remarkable performance in recently concluded multi-sporting event as they finished fourth in the medal tally with 61 medals including 22 Gold, 16 Silver and 23 Bronze.

SportsTiger will brought the best coverage from each event of the Birmingham Games. Follow this live blog for every update related to the Commonwealth Games 2022.

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Updated - 9 August 2022 1:37 pm Live

Commonwealth Games 2022: CWG 2022 officially declared closed, flag passed on to Governor of Victoria for 2026

India finished fourth in the medal tally of the CWG 2022 with 61 medals including 22 Gold, 16 Silver and 23 Bronze. 

Aakash Srivastava Author
9 August 2022 1:37 pm
Commonwealth Games 2022: CWG 2022 officially declared closed, flag passed on to Governor of Victoria for 2026

The highly-competitive Commonwealth Games 2022 has been officially declared closed after the CWG 2022 flag was presented to the Governor of Victoria by Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. The state of Victoria, Australia will be the next host of the Commonwealth Games in 2026.

The Flag Handover Ceremony signified the official handover of the Commonwealth Games from Birmingham to Victoria, which will be the first multi-city Commonwealth Games in Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo and Gippsland. After the heroics of the Tokyo Olympics where India finished with seven medals including the first-ever gold medal in field and track event, Indian contingent delivered remarkable performance in recently concluded multi-sporting event as they finished fourth in the medal tally with 61 medals including 22 Gold, 16 Silver and 23 Bronze.

SportsTiger will brought the best coverage from each event of the Birmingham Games. Follow this live blog for every update related to the Commonwealth Games 2022.

09 Aug 2022, 12:46 pm

CWG 2022 officially declared closed, flag passed on to Governor of Victoria for 2026

The Commonwealth Games 2022 has officially declared end and Commonwealth Games flag was presented to the Governor of Victoria. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, declared the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games over.

09 Aug 2022, 11:35 am

Indian boxing contingent receives warm welcome at Delhi Airport

Indian boxing contingent which earned seven medals including two golds, one silver and four bronze medals receives warm welcome at Delhi Airport on Monday after a successful campaign at the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Indian boxers were welcomes with sounds of drums and cheers at the airport as fans and family welcomed the medal-winning athletes, garlanded them and distributed sweets.

08 Aug 2022, 6:37 pm

Hockey: Team India settles with silver after losing 7-0 vs Australia

India went goal-less in the Gold-medal match as Australia continued their dominance by scoring 7-goals in the match.

08 Aug 2022, 2:47 pm

Badminton: Olympic medalist PV Sindhu claims her maiden GOLD at CWG

PV Sindhu clinches historic GOLD in the women's singles final at Commonwealth Games 2022 as she defeated Canada's Michelle Li  in two straight games, 21-15, 21-13.

08 Aug 2022, 2:42 pm

Badminton: PV Sindhu leads 18-13 in Game 2 against Canada’ Michelle Li in women’s singles final

08 Aug 2022, 2:37 pm

Badminton: PV Sindhu inches closer to GOLD medal in women’s singles final

Olympic medalist PV Sindhu maintaining comprehensive lead in the game 2 of the summit-clash against Michelle Li of Canada. Game 2: 13-9 (underway) || Game 1: 21-15 || Match point: 1-0

08 Aug 2022, 2:09 pm

Badminton: PV Sindhu slightly ahead against Canada’ Michelle Li in the Game 1 of women’s singles final, 11-8

08 Aug 2022, 1:59 pm

Badminton: PV Sindhu in action against Canada’ Michelle Li

08 Aug 2022, 1:56 pm

Badminton: PV Sindhu makes her way to the court for final game against Canada’ Michelle Li

08 Aug 2022, 10:12 am

Women’s Cricket: Team India settles with silver after losing the Gold-medal match vs Australia

The Indian women's team settled with silver at the Commonwealth Games 2022 after a nail-biting defeat to Australian women. With that win, Australian women team has won the 50-over World Cup, T20I World Cup and CWG Gold. While chasing 161, Indian batters bundled out at 152/10 in 19.3 overs.

07 Aug 2022, 5:25 pm

Kidambi Srikanth crashes out of Men’s Singles semifinal

Kidambi Srikanth loses to Tze Yong NG of Malaysia in Men's Singles semifinal 1-2 (21-12, 19-21, 10-21).  This is the second defeat for Srikanth at the hands of World No.42 in the CWG 2022.

07 Aug 2022, 4:54 pm

Lakshya Sen enters finals of Men’s Singles event

Lakshya Sen reaches the Men's Singles Final as he defeats Singapore's Jia Heng Teh 21-10, 18-21, 21-16. Sen now is assured of winning a Silver medal.

07 Aug 2022, 4:42 pm

Sandeep Kumar wins bronze in Men’s 10,000m Race Walk.

India's Sandeep Kumar wins bronze in Men's 10,000m Race Walk. He clocked in at a time of 38:49.21 minutes.

07 Aug 2022, 4:33 pm

Eldhose Paul and Abdulla Aboobacker wins Gold and Silver in Triple Jump event

Indian competitors Eldhose Paul and Abdulla Aboobacker historic Gold and Silver medals in the Triple Jump event.

07 Aug 2022, 3:31 pm

Amit Panghal wins Men’s Flyweight Gold

India's Amit Panghal wins the Men’s Flyweight Final against Kiaran MacDonald from England. Panghal won the first round 5-0 and emerged victorious in the second round with a score of 4-1 to win the gold.

07 Aug 2022, 3:35 pm

PV Sindhu enters finals of women’s singles event

PV Sindhu defeated Singapore's Jia Min Yeo in straight sets to enter the women's singles Finals. Sindhu registered a 2-0 win with scores of 21-19, and 21-17.

07 Aug 2022, 3:14 pm

Nitu wins gold in 45kg-48kg (Minimumweight) category

India's Nitu beats England's Demie-Jade Resztan to win the GOLD medal in women’s over 45kg-48kg (Minimumweight) category.

07 Aug 2022, 3:10 pm

India women’s hockey team wins Bronze medal over New Zealand

After suffering a heartbreaking 1-1 draw, the Indian team dominated New Zealand to with a 2-1 win in the penalty shootout. Indian keeper Savita made four consecutive saves to win the match and win a historic medal.

07 Aug 2022, 2:59 pm

Indi and New Zealand go for another shootout for Bronze medal

The India and New Zealand Bronze medal match ends as a 1-1 draw as both teams enter their second penalty shootout.

07 Aug 2022, 11:01 am

Bhavina Patel wins in women’s singles class 3-5

Bhavina Patel registered a 12-10 11-2 11-9 win over Nigeria's Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi to win the gold in the women's singles class 3-5.

07 Aug 2022, 10:57 am

Rohit Tokas wins bronze in Men’s welterweight category

Rohit Tokas concludes his Commonwealth Games 2022 campaign with a Bronze Medal in the Men's welterweight category. He lost the first round by 3-2 split decision and then won the next round 3-2 by split decision.  He lost the third round as Stephen Zimba won the fight.

07 Aug 2022, 10:51 am

Sonalben Patel wins bronze in Classes 3-5 table tennis category

Sonalben Patel defeats Sue Bailey in straight sets by 3-0 (11-5, 11-2, 11-3). Patel dominated throughout the match and won the bronze in Classes 3-5 at The NEC Hall 3.

07 Aug 2022, 10:45 am

Indian men’s hockey team storms into final against South Africa

The men’s hockey team enters the final and secures another medal for India. India led 2-0 against South Africa at half-time and then went to win the game 3-2.

07 Aug 2022, 10:40 am

Mohammed Hussamuddin wins bronze in Men’s 57kg Featherweight category

Indian boxer Mohammed Hussamuddin won the bronze medal in the Men’s 57kg Featherweight category. He lost Ghana’s Joseph Comey 4-1 in the semi-finals.

07 Aug 2022, 10:32 am

Naveen wins gold in 74 kg Men’s Freestyle event

Indian wrestler Naveen took down Muhammad Sharif from Pakistan with a score of 9-0 to win the gold in the 74 kg Men’s Freestyle event. 

06 Aug 2022, 11:52 pm

Badminton women’s doubles: Treesa/Pullea into semis

The Indian women's doubles pair of Treesa Jolly and Pullela Gopichand defeated the Jamaican pair of Tahlia Richardson and Katherine Wynter in the quarterfinals of the event to advance to the semifinals. The Indian pair won 2-0 (21-8, 21-6).

06 Aug 2022, 11:45 pm

Badminton Men’s Singles: Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen into semis

Indian badminton men's singles players Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth won their respective quarterfinal matches on Saturday to advance to the semifinals of the event. While Sen defeated Mauritius Julian Georges Paul in straight sets of 21-12, 21-11, Srikanth beat England's Toby Penty 21-19, 21-17.

06 Aug 2022, 11:39 pm

Vinesh Phogat bags third consecutive CWG gold in wrestling

India's top wrestler Vinesh Phogat bagged her third consecutive gold medal at Commonwealth Games as she won the gold medal in the Women's 53kg freestyle category at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Phogat defeated Sri Lanka's Chamodya Keshani Maduravalage Don 4-0 in her third Nordic round match to finish with 13 Classification points. Read more here.

06 Aug 2022, 11:23 pm

Men’s Hockey Semifinal: India enter halftime with a lead of 2-0 over South Africa

On the back of two fine goals in the second quarter by Mandeep Singh and Abhishek, India entered the halftime of the Men's Semifinal 1 in Hockey with a lead of 2-0. Third quarter gets underway!

06 Aug 2022, 11:05 pm

GOLD for India!

Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya made an impressive start to Commonwealth Games as he won the gold medal in the Men's 57kg freestyle category by defeating Ebikewenimo Welson of Nigeria in the final match. Dahiya won 10-0 (technical superiority) against Welson. Read more here.