Commonwealth Games

OC showcases shooting range to media

OC showcases shooting range to media

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 14, 2010, New Delhi

Putting to rest months of speculations, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Tuesday showcased the almost-ready Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

Men's hockey team target 1st medal, women's team 2nd gold

Men's hockey team target 1st medal, women's team 2nd gold

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 15, 2010, New Delhi

India's two hockey teams -- men's and women's -- have fared contrastingly at the Commonwealth Games so far but they will go into Delhi edition with a common goal -- to emerge as champions before the home crowd.

CWG is a 'colossal waste': Aslam Sher Khan

CWG is a 'colossal waste': Aslam Sher Khan

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 15, 2010, Bhopal

Former Hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan on Wednesday called for boycott of the Commonwealth Games as he feels the event is a "colossal waste" for a country like India.

Threat e-mail puts Aussie athletes in double mind about CWG

Threat e-mail puts Aussie athletes in double mind about CWG

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 15, 2010, Melbourne

Australian track and field athletes are having a second thought about participating in next month's Commonwealth Games after receiving an e-mail from the national federation, warning them of "a high risk of terrorist attack" on the mega-event in Delhi.

Torrid build-up but Indian cyclists upbeat about CWG chances

Torrid build-up but Indian cyclists upbeat about CWG chances

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 15, 2010, New Delhi

Their return to the Commonwealth Games after a 32-year gap has been marred by a delay in procuring new equipment and dengue but Indian cyclists remain upbeat about their chances despite their medal hopes being slim at best against powerhouses such as Australia.

Shooting team promises atleast 30 medals in CWG

Shooting team promises atleast 30 medals in CWG

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 15, 2010, New Delhi

Shooting has always been India's strength in the Commonwealth Games and this time around the shooters promise to better their previous records.

Ayurvedic spa packages ready for Games tourists

Ayurvedic spa packages ready for Games tourists

Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 15, 2010, New Delhi

Most spas in the capital are preparing irresistible ayurvedic massage packages for Commonwealth Games players and tourists, knowing well the lure of Indian culture and tradition among foreigners.

CWG ticket sales picking up pace, hockey top grosser

CWG ticket sales picking up pace, hockey top grosser

Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 15, 2010, New Delhi

With just 18 days left for the Commonwealth Games, the sale of tickets is finally picking up with hockey being the top grosser. More than 60,000 tickets have been sold till date for the hockey tournament that will be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium Oct 4-14.

Indian archers aim a rich medal haul on home turf at CWG

Indian archers aim a rich medal haul on home turf at CWG

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 16, 2010, Kolkata

With World Champions Korea and formidable China not part of the competition, India would look to put up a dominating show when archery is re-introduced in the New Commonwealth Games, next month.

Delhi hotels beef up security for Games

Delhi hotels beef up security for Games

Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 16, 2010, New Delhi

With the horror of 26/11 not far behind, big hotels in the capital are busy tightening security for the Commonwealth Games.

Games Village is the best ever, claims Kalmadi

Games Village is the best ever, claims Kalmadi

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 16, 2010, New Delhi

Commonwealth Games organising committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Thursday claimed that the standard of training facilities available at the Delhi Games Village is best in the world.

Games OC ready with more extravaganza

Games OC ready with more extravaganza

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 16, 2010, New Delhi

The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Thursday announced that it will be organising three separate sporting events besides the major disciplines during the October 3-14 extravaganza.

Games Village all set to host athletes from across the globe

Games Village all set to host athletes from across the globe

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 16, 2010, New Delhi

Hundreds of media persons were taken on a guided tour of the Games Village to get a feel of the state-of-the-art facilities after it was soft-launched on the banks of the river Yamuna here on Thursday.

CWG song: Rahman tries again

CWG song: Rahman tries again

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 16, 2010, New Delhi

After drawing some flak and disapproval from several sections over the official song that he had composed for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, music maestro A R Rahman has now made some changes to it.

CWG Village better than Beijing: England Chef de Mission

CWG Village better than Beijing: England Chef de Mission

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 16, 2010, New Delhi

England's Chef de mission Craig Hunter on Thursday said the arrangements at the Delhi Games Village is much better as compared to the Beijing Olympics.