Commonwealth Games

Chidambaram takes stock of Commonwealth Games' security

Chidambaram takes stock of Commonwealth Games' security

NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday September 01, 2010, New Delhi

The Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday held a high-level meeting to take stock of security for the fortnight-long Commonwealth Games beginning October 3.

Unconquered Australia name hockey team for Delhi CWG

Unconquered Australia name hockey team for Delhi CWG

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 01, 2010, Melbourne

Aiming to keep their perfect record in the Commonwealth Games intact, defending champions Australia on Wednesday announced a 16-member hockey squad for the October 3-14 mega-event in Delhi.

After SAI, Randhir resigns from anti-doping body

After SAI, Randhir resigns from anti-doping body

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 01, 2010, New Delhi

A day after parting ways with the Sports Authority of India, IOA Secretary General Randhir Singh today resigned from the Governing Body of the National Dope Testing Laboratory after the Sports Ministry had not invited him for the National Sports Award ceremony here on Sunday.

Saina, Chetan to lead Indian badminton challenge in CWG

Saina, Chetan to lead Indian badminton challenge in CWG

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 02, 2010, New Delhi

Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Chetan Anand will spearhead Indian challenge in the badminton event of the Commonwealth Games to be held here from October 3 to 14.

Vuvuzela may make its India debut at CWG

Vuvuzela may make its India debut at CWG

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 02, 2010, New Delhi

Major sporting events, including tennis major Wimbledon, made it a point to ban vuvuzela but the organisers of the Commonwealth Games are keen to introduce the noisy plastic horn during the mega event.

Delay is the way India prepares: Australian CWG chief

Delay is the way India prepares: Australian CWG chief

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 02, 2010, Melbourne

The world should not be worried about Indian organisers' race against time to complete venues for the Commonwealth Games as delays are part of Indian way of preparations, Australia's Commonwealth Games chef de mission Steve Moneghetti said on Thursday.

Dengue at CWG: More countries worried

Dengue at CWG: More countries worried

NDTV Correspondent | Thursday September 02, 2010, New Delhi

More than a thousand people are now down with dengue in Delhi, and this may emerge as a final hurdle before the Commonwealth Games. Twenty countries have written to the Organising Committee asking wha...

Commonwealth Games getting negative publicity abroad

Commonwealth Games getting negative publicity abroad

Press Trust of India | Friday September 03, 2010, New Delhi

Commonwealth Games organisers are now facing negative publicity not only at home but also in the foreign media over the dengue fever outbreak in the capital and the slow pace of work on projects.

India yet to get a medal in 8 of 17 CWG disciplines

India yet to get a medal in 8 of 17 CWG disciplines

Press Trust of India | Friday September 03, 2010, New Delhi

Indian athletes have traditionally done well in the medal standings of the Commonwealth Games but of the 17 sporting disciplines in the event, there are eight in which this edition's host country is yet to open its account.

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit jives to CWG song

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit jives to CWG song

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 04, 2010, New Delhi

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit appeared to be in her elements today as the 72-year-old shook a leg and sang Delhi's Commonwealth Games song 'Dilli Meri Jaan' with the Euphoria band at a function here.D...

Indian officials apologise to 'banned' athlete

Indian officials apologise to 'banned' athlete

Associated Press | Sunday September 05, 2010, New Delhi

Indian officials have admitted mixing up names on a doping list that led to the suspension of an innocent athlete from the country's Commonwealth Games team.

Police conducts second round of trials on Commonwealth Games lanes

Police conducts second round of trials on Commonwealth Games lanes

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 05, 2010, New Delhi

Delhi Police conducted second round of trials on lanes reserved for Commonwealth Games on Sunday on two stretches.The rehearsals for lane reservations for the Games was conducted on NH-24 Nizamuddin K...

Saina eyes Commonwealth Games medal

Saina eyes Commonwealth Games medal

Press Trust of India | Monday September 06, 2010, Hyderabad

The quarter-final ouster in World Championship is a thing of past for ace shuttler Saina Nehwal whose only target is now to clinch a medal for the country in next month's Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi.

Indian athletes aim for best-ever haul in CWG

Indian athletes aim for best-ever haul in CWG

Press Trust of India | Monday September 06, 2010, New Delhi

The missing star power of Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell might have taken some sheen off it but the athletics event of the Delhi Commonwealth Games promises to be enthralling nonetheless with home-grown talents such as Tintu Luka gearing up to make a mark.

Saina should aim for gold in CWG: Aparna

Saina should aim for gold in CWG: Aparna

Press Trust of India | Monday September 06, 2010, Mumbai

India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal should aim for nothing less than fetching the country its first women's gold medal at next month's Delhi Commonwealth Games, according to her predecessor Aparna Popat.