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Delhi has world class facilities: British athletes
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as their media nitpicked and wrote damning reports about the state of preparations for Commonwealth Games, some British athletes who are here found the facilities 'world class', 'simply amazing' and with 'foolproof security'.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:31:44 PM

Gill gives Village 'all clean' chit, Australia issues fresh alert
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Village buzzed with activity Wednesday as Sports Minister M.S. Gill and Organising Committee (OC) chief Suresh Kalmadi toured the complex to ensure everything was in order for the visitors, including the more than 1,000 athletes and officials expected to check in by night.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:23:51 PM

I'm satisfied with CWG arrangements: Gill
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Wednesday said all arrangements for the Commonwealth Games are in place and he is 'personally satisfied' with them.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:16:13 PM

PCR vans to be one-stop help shop for Games tourists
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) It will take only one minute for police control room (PCR) vans to reach any Commonwealth Games venue, with more than 100 deployed to respond to any emergency calls.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 1:51:59 PM

Boxer Akhil desperate to win a gold on home turf
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Life has turned full circle for Akhil Kumar. Four years ago in Melbourne, he was the first Indian boxer to win gold in the Commonwealth Games, and many believe that his historic feat served as a springboard to the country's stupendous success in the ring since then, including Vijender's Olympic bronze.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 1:08:10 PM

Khaaliqa, all of 12 years, aims for squash gold at CWG
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) She studies in class 8, badly misses her mom, has fallen in love with chicken tikka and naan, and she wants a medal -- not any, but one at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. Meet Khaaliqa Nimji, all of 12 years, from Kenya, one of the youngest competitors at the Games.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 12:57:53 PM

1,150 athletes to arrive Wednesday
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Around 1,150 athletes and officials, including 58 from Pakistan, will arrive at the Commonwealth Games Village Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 12:39:15 PM

Finally, all bright and sunny for Commonwealth Games
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) There is nothing quite like having the sun on the back to lift the mood, especially after experiencing unprecedented rains that all but swept the Commonwealth Games down the Yamuna.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:17:01 AM

Five-star hotel chains assist in cleaning CWG village
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Bringing heavy duty equipment and expert staff, top five-star hotel chains, including the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, are helping in the last-minute massive clean-up drive at the Commonwealth Games Village, officials said.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:40:28 AM

'CWG stadium sting dishonest'
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Popular Australian TV channel ABC claimed that the alleged sting operation by another Channel Seven on alleged security lapse at the Commonwealth Games was 'ridiculous and dishonest', but the latter has threatened to sue them.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 3:34:31 AM

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