The controversial quarterfinal loss in the London Olympics still rankles him, but Indian boxer Manoj Kumar insists he has put it behind him and concentrating on future challenges which include the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Organisers of next year`s Glasgow Commonwealth Games are introducing some of the "best practices" of the 2010 New Delhi Games, Senator Hugh Segal, Canada`s Special envoy for CWG renewal, said here.
Government said it was willing to ask the CBI to look into charges of irregularities by state agencies involved in Commonwealth Games projects.
Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar let off a volley of criticism against the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
The delay in infrastructure construction which marred the build-up to the Commonwealth Games may have dented India’s reputation but the government does not plan to fix any responsibility for it.
IOA chief Suresh Kalmadi slammed former Sports Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar for his outspoken comments regarding the forthcoming Commonwealth Games.
The Central Vigilance Commission is examining all construction work related to Commonwealth Games being undertaken by civic agencies following complaints of alleged large-scale corruption.
World and Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton became the latest British athlete to withdraw from this year’s Commonwealth Games.
The government is worried about the pullout of star players from the Commonwealth Games.
Sports minister of India Manohar Singh Gill expressed regret over a series of pullouts from this year’s Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, a day after British cyclist Chris Hoy announced his withdrawal.
Sports Minister M S Gill on Sunday inaugurated the refurbished R K Khanna Stadium with the hope that the Indian tennis players would shine during the Commonwealth Games in October.
Day in Pics: 28th November
Showbiz World - November 28, 2014