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Delhi to usher in Games with new metro line, virtual shutdown
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) All shops and commercial establishments in Delhi will remain closed as Commonwealth Games are inaugurated at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sunday - a day when the Delhi Metro will launch a new line linking the venue to its network.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 9:15:30 PM

Delhi all set for Commonwealth Games Sunday
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Spruced up and cleaner, the Indian capital is all set to host the 19th Commonwealth Games with a spectacular opening ceremony Sunday featuring a display of music and dance involving thousands of young and experienced artists.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 9:15:27 PM

Games Federation pats Organising Committee
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly Saturday commended the Delhi Games Organising Committee for getting things ready for hosting the Oct 3-14 event.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 8:38:18 PM

Sania to skip Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) India's woman tennis star Sania Mirza will skip the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here Sunday to keep herself fresh for the mixed doubles first round tie the next day.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 8:38:17 PM

Canadian weightlifter aims to grab CWG gold
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) After a bronze at Manchester and a silver in Melbourne, weightlifter Christine Girard is desperate to win gold at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games. She feels her toughest challengers will be from India.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 8:27:52 PM

Prince Charles, Camilla call on president
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, called on President Pratibha Patil Saturday, a day before the heir-apparent to the British throne and India's first citizen will declare open the 19th Commonwealth Games here.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 8:18:31 PM

Rebecca Adlington seeks gold on her CWG debut
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Ace English swimmer Rebecca Adlington, a world record holder in the 800-metre freestyle event, will be hoping to make a golden debut in the Commonwealth Games here.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 8:18:30 PM

P.T. Usha upset at not being invited to Games opening ceremony
Kozhikode (Kerala), Oct 2 (IANS) A day before the Commonwealth Games begin in Delhi, sprint queen P.T. Usha is upset at the organisers having failed to invite to the opening ceremony many Indian athletes who brought glory to the country.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 8:17:23 PM

Kurup, new young poets bring Malayalam poetry to centre-stage
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) Poetry is making a comeback to the mainstream Malayali literature with more youngsters writing, reading and appreciating poetry.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 7:56:31 PM

Best ever Indian boxing squad competing in CWG: Coach
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Indian boxers for the Commonwealth Games beginning here Sunday have the stamina, technique and caliber to beat any boxer on the earth, says their Cuban coach Blas Iglesius Fernandes.

Saturday, October 02, 2010 7:56:30 PM

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