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Loudest cheers for India, grand welcome for Pakistan at CWG opener
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Thousands of spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium greeted the Indian contingent with a roar and warmly welcomed the Pakistani squad as they marched in for the spectacular opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:23:24 PM

Yoga takes CWG by storm
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Young athletes at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony enthralled the audience by performing stunning yoga asanas and 'surya namaskar', a series of postures in salutation to the sun.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:23:23 PM

Kalmadi omits Hooper in welcome speech
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, head of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Sunday missed the name of Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) CEO Mike Hooper in his welcome speech at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:06:29 PM

Delhi CWG will be experience of a lifetime: Prince Charles
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Prince Charles said Sunday that the Delhi Commonwealth Games will be an 'experience of a lifetime' as he inaugurated the 19th edition of the international sporting event.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 9:47:58 PM

Africa has highest, Americas the least countries at CWG
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Africa has the highest number of countries and the Americas the least among the 71 nations and territories from five continents and two regions participating in the 19th Commonwealth Games that opened here Sunday.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 9:42:50 PM

Delhi pours in for Games ceremony (Games Ceremony Sidelights)
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi residents packed into the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony here Sunday, giving round after round of thunderous applause.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 9:34:11 PM

Fennell thanks India for warmth, hospitality
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation chief Michael Fennell Sunday thanked the Indian people for their hospitality and warmth, saying athletes and officials of all teams were touched by it.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 9:34:10 PM

Abhinav Bindra takes athletes' oath at CWG opening ceremony
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Shooter Abhinav Bindra, India's only individual Olympic champion, took the athletes' oath on behalf of the 6,700 participants from 71 countries and territories at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 9:24:17 PM

Dikshit gets loudest cheers
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Guess which VIP got the loudest cheers at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium during the Commonwealth Games opener? Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 9:19:44 PM

Let the Games begin, says president
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) 'Let the Games begin!' Indian President Pratibha Patil declared at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.

Sunday, October 03, 2010 9:07:49 PM

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