Commonwealth Games

SRK may attend CWG opening ceremony

SRK may attend CWG opening ceremony

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is expected to attend the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on October 3.

CWG ticket sales: Hockey favourite, no takers for Rugby

CWG ticket sales: Hockey favourite, no takers for Rugby

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

The build-up may have been marred by delays, corruption allegations and security fears but tickets for the October 3 to 14 Commonwealth Games are still selling like hot cakes, if the retail outlets are to be believed.

Games Village unsafe and unfit for human habitation: Scotland

Games Village unsafe and unfit for human habitation: Scotland

Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

After New Zealand, it is now Scotland that has hit back at the "filthy living conditions" at the Commonwealth Games Village here saying it was "unsafe and unfit for human habitation."Team Scotland on ...

Commonwealth Games 2010 mess: Foot over-bridge at Nehru stadium collapses

Commonwealth Games 2010 mess: Foot over-bridge at Nehru stadium collapses

NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

It is Murphy's Law for the Commonwealth Games. Whatever can go wrong is going wrong. With security worries at an all-time high after Sunday's attack on two foreign tourists, Tuesday brought worse news...

New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary visits Games Village

New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary visits Games Village

Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

Amidst complaints by several countries about the "substandard" conditions in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village, Cabinet Secretary K.M. Chandrasekhar visited the site on Tuesday and asked officials ...

Australia TV crew brings detonation kit into venue

Australia TV crew brings detonation kit into venue

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 21, 2010, Sydney

An Australian television news crew says it was able to enter the main Commonwealth Games arena carrying a case for an explosives detonation kit without being stopped, just days before the event begins.

Kenya loses Kiprop, Masai for Commonwealth Games

Kenya loses Kiprop, Masai for Commonwealth Games

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 21, 2010, Nairobi

Kenya's athletics squad for the Commonwealth Games was further decimated Tuesday by the late pull-out of Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop and women's world 10,000m champion Linet Masai.

Australian discus world champion pulls out of CWG

Australian discus world champion pulls out of CWG

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 21, 2010, Sydney

Australian discus world champion Dani Samuels has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi next month because of security and health concerns.

A new book launched on CWG legacy

A new book launched on CWG legacy

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

With hardly 12 days left for the Commonwealth Games, the journey to the Games has become more exciting as Penguin Books India is ready to provide a treat to all the sports lovers across the country with a book that talks about every possible aspect of the mega-event.

Games village world class: Lalit Bhanot

Games village world class: Lalit Bhanot

NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

Amid renewed spotlight over Delhi's ill preparations for the Commonwealth Games, the Organising Committee (OC) has said Delhi is ready and that the Games village meets world class standard."We underst...

Singapore committed to Delhi CWG participation

Singapore committed to Delhi CWG participation

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2010, Singapore

The chaotic build-up to the Delhi Commonwealth Games might have left some participating nations jittery but Singapore is not one of them and remains committed to sending its 68 athletes for the October 3 to 14 event.

Games anxiety in India after rocky run-up

Games anxiety in India after rocky run-up

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

Commonwealth Games organisers are banking on athletes to provide the healing touch after months of negative publicity over New Delhi's poor preparations for the event.

Games village mess: Can things get worse?

Games village mess: Can things get worse?

NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

The Organising Committee (OC) has been facing embarrassment and humiliation over hygiene at the Commonwealth Games Village. Though the OC has been downplaying the issue, a new report will only make ma...

Three top UK athletes pull out of Commonwealth Games

Three top UK athletes pull out of Commonwealth Games

NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday September 22, 2010, New Delhi

The news just keeps getting worse for the organisers of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. A day after a foot over-bridge at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium collapsed and Commonwealth Games Federation Chief Ex...

World media glare on Commonwealth Games

World media glare on Commonwealth Games

NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday September 22, 2010, New Delhi

The foot overbridge collapse at the presitigious Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi yesterday has the world media scrutinising India's preparedness for the Commonwealth Games, now 11 days away. Man...