German media shows interest in Delhi Commonwealth Games

Despite Germany being a
non-participating nation in the CWG, its media
is showing interest in the sporting extravaganza marred by
allegations of corruption.

Semenya bursts back to form in Milan

World 800 metres champion Caster Semenya boosted her preparations for next month`s Commonwealth Games by setting her fastest time of the season in a minor Milan meeting on Thursday.

Two more star athletes pull out from Delhi CWG

David Rudisha and Mohammed Farah became the latest to withdraw from the CWG.

Two top Indian cyclists fall victim to dengue

The Indian cycling contingent for Commonwealth Games suffered another blow after two top cyclists, Somvir and Vinod Malik, contracted dengue.

Lapierre still undecided on Delhi CWG

Australian Fabrice Lapierre`s flip-flop on his participation in Delhi Games continues.

Pistorius aims to qualify as able-bodied athlete for Delhi CWG

"The fastest man on no legs", triple paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius is aiming to qualify as an able-bodied athlete for the Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Medal hopes in athletics very dim: Milkha Singh

Sprint legend Milka Singh feels India has very little chance of winning an athletics medal at the Delhi Commonwealth Games due to the apathy of those at the helm of affairs.

Aussie sports administrators back SMAM

Australian consultancy firm SMAM,
whose contract was terminated by the Delhi Commonwealth Games
organisers got the backing of top
sports administrators.

Pak Olympian to appeal against doping ban

A PakistanI Olympian, Sadaf Siddiqui, has decided to challenge a two-year ban imposed on her for failing an out-of-competition dope test in a training camp for the Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Only 22 Namibian athletes eligible for Delhi C`wealth Games

With less than three months left
before the kick-off of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi,
Namibia has to date only 22 athletes eligible for the event.

CWG media comm takes stock of media centre preparedness

The Delhi Commonwealth Games media committee met at the OC headquarters and took a stock of the progress made by the organisers in the construction of the media centre at the Pragati Maidan here for the October 3-14 megaevent.

CWG Opening ceremony row resolved in GoM meeting

The row over timing of the
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony was resolved on Saturday with
the Group of Ministers deciding a 7 pm start for the event.

Queen’s Baton Relay to arrive in Kerala on August 26

The Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) will arrive in Kerala on August 26 as part of the 19th edition of Commonwealth Games (CWG) which is to be held in New Delhi on October 3-14.

Ghosal turns selective before Delhi CWG

With eyes firmly set on Commonwealth Games, India’s ace squash player Saurav Ghosal has decided to cut down on international tournaments to remain injury-free before the October 3-14 quadrennial event.

Delhi Police finalises ‘crises management plan’ for CWG

The Delhi Police has made each major games venue the responsibility of a senior official to ensure quick response to any threat or contingency that may arise during the Commonwealth Games.

BBC to broadcast Delhi Commonwealth Games

The British Broadcasting Corporation today announced that it would show the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi even though security apprehensions persist.

Sports ministry reviews preparedness of shooting venue

The Sports Ministry on Thursday reviewed the preparedness of shooting range at CRPF campus in Kaderpur just ahead of the Commonwealth Big Bore Shooting Championship, commencing here on Friday.

Tennis Australia cites stolen CWG security plan for pull-out

Tennis Australia claimed that security plans for October’s Commonwealth Games in New Delhi were stolen and that prompted it to forfeit the Davis Cup tie with India in Chennai last May.

Bolt set to skip Delhi Games, says agent

The Delhi Commonwealth Games doesn`t
feature in Usain Bolt`s list of priorities and the fastest man
on earth is set to skip the October event, his agent said.

Hewitt unlikely for Delhi Commonwealth Games

Even though Australia pledged to send its largest ever contingent for 2010 Commonwealth Games, former world number one tennis player Lleyton Hewitt is doubtful for the October 3-14 mega event in New Delhi.