Sports has no boundaries and this cliche was proved by Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra who called on Pakistani javelin thrower Muhammad Yasir after the 25-year-old won a bronze medal at the Asian Athletic Championships in Bangkok
Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly, defeated the world No. 29 Canadian pair of Catherine Choi and Josephine Wu 21-16, 21-17 in the round of 32 of the BWF Super 500 tournament.
Notably, Bajrang had clinched the gold medal in the 65-kg freestyle event in the Asian Games competition which was held in Jakarta.
With BCCI agreeing to follow the guidelines by NADA, chances of the sport being involved in the Olympics are strengthened.
The 17-year-old Haryana girl had applied under the sports quota for admission to undergraduate courses in DU.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said in June that the government won't be able to interfere in the matter but it would explore diplomatic channels to get shooting included.
Prior to this, cricket was included in the Commonwealth Games just once, in Kuala Lumpur in 1998 when 16 men's teams competed in the 50-over format.