Commonwealth Games

Games organisers have cheated Delhi university students : Advani

Games organisers have cheated Delhi university students : Advani

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

BJP Parliamentary Party Chief L K Advani on Monday said the accomodation built for athletes at the Commonwealth Games Village was to be turned into a Delhi University hostel after the event but by reversing this decision the organisers have cheated the students.

Tourist info-cafes to project Delhi as a 'brand' during Games

Tourist info-cafes to project Delhi as a 'brand' during Games

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

The city of Delhi will be marketed as a "brand" to foreign and domestic visitors during the upcoming Commonwealth Games with the help of 40 tourist information-cum-food kiosks across the capital.

ACGA reiterates commitment to CWG

ACGA reiterates commitment to CWG

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

The Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) on Monday said it remains committed to the next month's New Delhi Games despite an attack on a tourist bus in the host city.

Jama Masjid firing: Kalmadi discusses security with Delhi Police

Jama Masjid firing: Kalmadi discusses security with Delhi Police

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

Against the backdrop of the firing incident near Jama Masjid here, Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi today met Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal and discussed security-related issues.

Firing on tourists: Kalmadi discusses security with Dadwal

Firing on tourists: Kalmadi discusses security with Dadwal

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

Against the backdrop of the firing incident near Jama Masjid, Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi on Monday met Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal and discussed security-related issues.

No country expressed security fear after firing: Kalmadi

No country expressed security fear after firing: Kalmadi

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

No country has expressed security fear and informed the organisers about pulling out of next month's Commonwealth Games after Sunday's firing incident that injured two foreign nationals, Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi said on Monday.

Hockey team will break medal jinx at CWG: Former Olympians

Hockey team will break medal jinx at CWG: Former Olympians

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

Former Olympians are confident that Indian hockey team will break the medal jinx at the upcoming Commonwealth Games despite the stiff competition they will face from stronger teams.

Anand Raj launches collection of Commonwealth Songs

Anand Raj launches collection of Commonwealth Songs

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

Bollywood composer and singer Anand Raj Anand on Monday unveiled his new music album which comprises a collection of songs celebrating the spirit of the Commonwealth Games to be held here from October 3-14.

CWG village has been compromised: Michael Fennell

CWG village has been compromised: Michael Fennell

NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

The president of the Commonwealth Games Federation(CWG) Michael Fennell has shot off a missile missive to the Cabinet Secretary expressing great doubts about the preparedness of the games village wher...

CGF asks India to fix condition of Games Village immediately

CGF asks India to fix condition of Games Village immediately

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

Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell on Tuesday asked the Indian government to take immediate steps to fix the condition of Games Village's residential zone, which according to him, has "shocked" many contingents.

Delhi CWG may be called off: NZ Chef de Mission

Delhi CWG may be called off: NZ Chef de Mission

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

New Zealand Chef de Mission for the Delhi Commonwealth Games, Dave Currie, on Tuesday said the event may be called off if the concerns regarding the Athletes Village are not addressed at the earliest.

England hopeful of competing in Delhi

England hopeful of competing in Delhi

NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday September 21, 2010, New Delhi

England team are "optimistic" they will compete in Commonwealth Games, but have said the athletes' village still requires urgent work.

India says athletes' village will be 'excellent'

India says athletes' village will be 'excellent'

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

New Delhi's Commonwealth Games organisers on Tuesday shrugged off criticism of the athletes' village, saying they will provide an "excellent facility" for guests.

India look for maiden Commonwealth Games squash medal

India look for maiden Commonwealth Games squash medal

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

Squash has never been a medal contributor for India at the Commonwealth Games but with some in-form players making waves internationally, the jinx could be broken this time when the mega-event is held here from October 3.

'Filthy' Games Village: Hooper wants Indian govt to intervene

'Filthy' Games Village: Hooper wants Indian govt to intervene

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

Mike Hooper, CEO of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said, "Since 16th, we found many towers in Games village filthy."