Commonwealth Games

Paes-Bhupathi to participate in Commonwealth Games

Paes-Bhupathi to participate in Commonwealth Games

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2010, Chennai

India's doubles pair of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi on Saturday confirmed their participation in the Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi from October 3-14.

India hope to win maiden Lawn Bowls medal at CWG

India hope to win maiden Lawn Bowls medal at CWG

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2010, New Delhi

Short of experience but not lacking in confidence after some good performances in recent international events, Indian Lawn Bowls players are aiming to win a Commonwealth Games medal in their very first appearance in the multi-sporting event here next month.

Indian gymnasts aim maiden Commonwealth Games medal

Indian gymnasts aim maiden Commonwealth Games medal

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2010, New Delhi

The absence of a few big international names may have taken the sheen off gymnastics competition in the next month's Commonwealth Games but it would provide a good opportunity for Indians to make a mark in a sporting discipline that hardly gets a mention in the country.

Tirkey rues absence of Prabhjot in CWG team

Tirkey rues absence of Prabhjot in CWG team

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2010, Kolkata

Former hockey captain Dilip Tirkey on Sunday said India would miss the services of experienced forward Prabhjot Singh in next month's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Go and participate in Commonwealth Games: NZ's sporting greats

Go and participate in Commonwealth Games: NZ's sporting greats

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2010, Wellington

New Zealand's sporting legends on Sunday urged the country's athletes to participate in the Commonwealth Games in Delhi next month, despite concerns about security situation and the dengue epidemic.

Australia says high risk of terror during CWG, NZ also worried

Australia says high risk of terror during CWG, NZ also worried

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2010, Melbourne

A rattled Australia on Monday warned that there is a "high risk of terrorism" in Delhi during the Commonwealth Games, while New Zealand also expressed concerns about security arrangements for the event after a shooting incident in the Indian capital left two foreigners injured.

Thomson out of Commonwealth Games rugby 7s squad

Thomson out of Commonwealth Games rugby 7s squad

Associated Press | Monday September 20, 2010, Wellington

Injured All Blacks backrower Adam Thomson has withdrawn from the New Zealand rugby sevens team which will be aiming to defend its title at next month's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Indian flavour snacks for Games Menu

Indian flavour snacks for Games Menu

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2010, New Delhi

As Delhi gears up for the Commonwealth Games 2010, in the list of other things players can now be assured of healthy snack-breaks with Indian flavour at the stadia.

Residents desert Delhi ahead of Commonwealth Games

Residents desert Delhi ahead of Commonwealth Games

Agence France-Presse | Monday September 20, 2010, New Delhi

With the Commonwealth Games just two weeks away, many in New Delhi are in no mood for celebration, with grumpy residents set to jet off in their droves rather than stay home to enjoy the spectacle.

Debutante Indian netball team hopes to make a mark in CWG

Debutante Indian netball team hopes to make a mark in CWG

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2010, New Delhi

For a country that will make its netball debut at the Commonwealth Games, medal hopes are not too high for India but the hosts would look to give a fight and cause a few upsets when they take the court during the October 3-14 mega-event.

Aus swimmer in quandary over travelling to Delhi for CWG

Aus swimmer in quandary over travelling to Delhi for CWG

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2010, Melbourne

Australia's world record holder swimmer Christian Sprenger is having second thoughts about travelling to New Delhi for the Commonwealth Games in the wake of an adverse risk assessment report.

1.6 million meals to be served during CWG

1.6 million meals to be served during CWG

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2010, New Delhi

In addition to being a sporting extravaganza, the Commonwealth Games would also be a gastronomic delight with 1.6 million meals expected to be served at all the venues over 12 days.

Balushais and bananas for traffic cops during CWG

Balushais and bananas for traffic cops during CWG

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2010, New Delhi

Balushai or laddu, patties and a banana -- this is all what traffic personnel out in the sun during the Commonwealth Games will get to sustain themselves.

CGF worried after attack on foreigners

CGF worried after attack on foreigners

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2010, New Delhi

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is concerned about the attack on a tourist in Delhi just 13 days before the October 3 to 14 event but said there is no evidence to suggest that the incident is linked to the sporting extravaganza.

UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand issue travel alerts

UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand issue travel alerts

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2010, New Delhi

UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have issued travel advisories to its citizens warning them against a high risk of terror attack ahead of the Commonwealth Games next month.