December 2022

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CWG 2022 LIVE –  Indian Flag Hoisting CWG 2022: The Commonwealth Games is just hours away now. On the eve of the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2022, the Indian flag was hoisted at the CWG Village in Birmingham. Several top Indian athletes, including the hockey men’s and women’s teams of India, took part in the flag-hoisting ceremony at the CWG Village on Thursday. Follow InsideSport.IN for more CWG live Updates

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Indian Flag Hoisting CWG 2022: The flag was hosted in the presence of top Indian Olympic Association (IOA) officials. Acting President Anil Khanna and the Team India’s Chef de Mission, Rajesh Bhandari, hoisted the flag in a ceremony filled with music and dance.

Earlier, Indian ace shuttler and Olympic medalist PV Sindhu and hockey men’s team captain Manpreet Singh were announced as the two Flagbearers of the Indian contingent at the Opening Ceremony.

“It is a great honour to be bestowed with the responsibility to lead the contingent and hold the flag at such an august gathering. I am extremely happy and I wish all my fellow contingent all the best for the Games. I would like to thank IOA also for choosing me as the flag bearer,” said Sindhu in a statement as per Badminton Association of India (BAI) Media.

Alongside Sindhu, names of Olympic medallists weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and boxer Lovlina Borgohain were also considered.

Meanwhile, the decision to name Singh as the Flag bearer was very last minute. IOA was intimated by the Birmingham Organising Committee that two Flagbearers – one male and one female – must be named by each nation for the Ceremony. Manpreet led the Indian men’s hockey team to a bronze medal at the Tokyo

IOA Acting President Anil Khanna: “Manpreet Singh ended Indian hockey’s 41-year Olympic medal drought with a bronze at the Tokyo Olympics last year. He is one of the finest athletes to have ever represented India on the international stage. We are delighted to name him and Sindhu as the two Flagbearers.”

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  • What time CWG Opening Ceremony starts? The Commonwealth Games 2022 opening ceremony starts at 7:00 PM local time in Birmingham or 11:30 PM IST
  • How to watch Opening Ceremony LIVE? The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2022 will be telecast live on Sony SIX, Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3 and Sony TEN 4 TV channels in India. Live streaming will be available on SonyLIV.
  • What is the venue of Opening Ceremony? The venue of the CWG 2022 opening ceremony will be the Alexander Stadium, the main athletics venue for the Games.

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