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Athletes take home saris, 'very cheap' gold, cell phones
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) They are flying back home with fond memories of the Commonwealth Games, and what are they taking for their families and friends? Going by the responses of athletes and officials who participated in the CWG, silk saris and 'very cheap' gold as well as cell phones were among the items many picked up.

Saturday, October 16, 2010 1:02:53 PM

Low-key welcome in Hyderabad for champion shuttlers
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Champion shuttlers and Commonwealth Games gold medallists Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa arrived here Saturday to a low-key welcome.

Saturday, October 16, 2010 12:02:58 PM

CWG changed behaviour of Delhi: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Relieved that 'no one has found anything negative about security' measures for the just concluded Commonwealth Games, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the mega event had led to a 'better' outlook among Delhiites towards security personnel and safety rules.

Saturday, October 16, 2010 11:39:12 AM

Organising Committee thanks Delhi for support
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Saturday thanked the people of Delhi for helping to organise the 'best Games ever'.

Saturday, October 16, 2010 11:39:11 AM

Delhi's underprivileged get Aussie help
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Inspired by the Commonwealth Games motto 'humanity-equality-destiny', the Australian athletes Friday donated Rs.4 lakh to NGOs working for Delhi's underprivileged children before leaving for home.

Friday, October 15, 2010 7:44:41 PM

Nigerian silver medallist Folashade Abugan tests positive
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Nigerian runner Folashade Abugan, who bagged two silver medals at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, is the fourth athlete to test positive for a banned substance and has been disqualified, the Commonwealth Games Federation said Friday.

Friday, October 15, 2010 7:30:25 PM

Australia will pay for damages at Games Village
Sydney/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) has regretted one of its athlete's indecent behaviour a few days back and has agreed to pay for the damage caused at the Games Village in a rowdy incident after Games closure, Lalit Bhanot, Commonwealth Games Organising Committee secretary general, said Friday.

Friday, October 15, 2010 7:20:11 PM

PM meets Indian CWG medal winners
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday evening met the Indian medal winners in the 19th Commonwealth Games at his residence here, an official said.

Friday, October 15, 2010 7:11:12 PM

Sushil to miss Asian Games
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A shoulder injury has ruled out world wrestling champion Sushil Kumar from next month's Asian Games in China.

Friday, October 15, 2010 7:06:26 PM

Global media salutes India for holding successful Games
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A day after the Commonwealth Games ended here as spectacularly as it began, the international media Friday hailed India and the host city for organising one of the world's best sporting events.

Friday, October 15, 2010 6:59:34 PM

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