Around 7000 athletes and officials including close to 600 Indians would take part in next month's Commonwealth Games here, making it the biggest in the history of the quadrennial sporting extravaganza in terms of participation.
The Commonwealth Games (CWG) will be one of the most expensive ever, but while the organisers are under the scanner for allegations of massive overspends, it seems that volunteers may actually end up shelling out money to work for free.
It is a discipline which has never fetched India any medal in the Commonwealth Games and the swimmers are not exactly expected to create a splash even this time around with a dope slur and concerns about the venue's preparedness adding to their woes ahead of the event.
President of General Association of National Sports Federations V K Malhotra on Sunday launched another verbal attack on Sports Minister M S Gill, saying that his claims of doubling the prize money for Commonwealth and Asian Games medal winners are "totally misleading".
New Zealand would not hesitate to withdraw from the Delhi Commonwealth Games if the country finds the security arrangements inadequate during its final assessment of the event's preparations in the next few days, according to reports.
Most of the venues for the Commonwealth Games have missed several deadlines. They have now all been formally handed over to the Organising Committee (OC), and are all almost complete. Despite all the criticism, one has to admit that they're all looking quite nice.
With some proven champions and emerging stars in its ranks, India can hope for a medal rush when tennis makes its debut at the Commonwealth Games next month.
After breaking an almost six-decade jinx with his gold medal winning feat at the World Championship, wrestler Sushil Kumar has set his eyes on next month's Commonwealth Games, where he believes India can get to see about 15 champions.
The Commonwealth Games Shopping Festival will commence Sep 25 across all main markets in Delhi.
Discounts, new stocks, eye-catching displays...state emporia selling exotic and colourful products from around India are set to make Commonwealth Games (CWG) visitors shop till they drop.
Delhi residents Ajay and Purnima Bansal saw a great entrepreneurial opportunity in the Incredible India Bed and Breakfast (B&B) Scheme for the Commonwealth Games. Opening up their home for tourists to stay in, they scripted a success story - though the idea hasn't worked all that well for many others.
The Commonwealth Express, an exhibition on wheels showcasing the importance of the Commonwealth Games -- to be held in Delhi Oct 3-14, arrived at the railway station in Gujarat on Tuesday and was welcomed with a colourful cultural programme.
Music composers Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, who are set to perform during the Delhi International Cultural Festival that will run in tandem with the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, hope to lift with their performance the spirits of people miffed by the allegations of corruption surrounding the event.
A completely re-designed website with interactive features containing all information on Delhi Metro, a special booklet for tourists and connecting 10 Commonwealth Games games venue with the transport...