New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti is extremely happy with the facilities at the Commonwealth Games Village, but said athletes will not be allowed to move around freely till the sporting extravaganza is over.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 12:35:24 PM
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) If anything, the Commonwealth Games provide a lingering aroma of the British empire that in these modern times only evokes nostalgia and little else of note. The Games have evolved from the British Empire Games, first held in 1930 at Hamilton in Canada, to the British Empire and Commonwealth Games (1954), the British Commonwealth Games (1970) to the present Commonwealth Games (1978).
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:20:10 AM
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The hockey event will provide the highest level of competition at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games considering the quality of teams in the fray, says Vasudevan Baskaran, who led the Indian hockey team to a gold medal in the 1980 Olympics.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:08:54 AM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) After being stranded at the airport for hours, there was more misery in store for the Indian shooters Monday as they found the quality of pellets supplied to them by the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) not up to the mark.
Monday, September 27, 2010 8:50:33 PM
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) The three-day warmup match between the visiting Australian cricket team and the Indian Board President's XI ended in a tame draw at the Sector 16 cricket stadium here Monday.
Monday, September 27, 2010 8:39:36 PM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) International Tennis Federation (ITF) delegate Tom Boyle Monday described as 'world class' the Commonwealth Games venue R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium.
Monday, September 27, 2010 8:19:38 PM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The state-of-the-art Main Press Centre for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here has come in for praise from foreign correspondents, though tardy pace of service and lack of media background material pose problems.
Monday, September 27, 2010 7:12:32 PM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) More than 200 Sports Specific Volunteers (SSV) for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games' showpiece event athletics are running from pillar to post to get accredited as their police verification is yet to be completed.
Monday, September 27, 2010 5:55:49 PM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi Monday was happy with the steady flow of international athletes at the Games Village and said that eighty percent of the flats are ready.
Monday, September 27, 2010 5:43:57 PM
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) More than thousand athletes and officials checked into the Commonwealth Games Village by Monday afternoon and most of them looked pleased at what they saw. They said they are delighted to see a marked improvement in the conditions as the cleaning up of the towers continued at a furious pace.
Monday, September 27, 2010 5:06:51 PM
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