NZ tell athletes to delay Delhi Games arrival

New Zealand has joined Scotland and Canada in delaying their arrival in Delhi for the Commonwealth Games, as organisers struggle to provide suitable athlete accommodation in time for the multi-sport event.

Kiwi rugby star Thomson withdraws from Delhi CWG

Otago loose forward and star rugby 7s player Adam Thomson`s quest for a Commonwealth Games gold with the New Zealand team ended after he withdrew from the October 3-14 Delhi event due to a knee injury.

Australian athletes, officials monitoring terror threats

Australia is monitoring terror threats and may pull out of CWG if the situation worsens.

Indian paddlers are detremined to better CWG record

Not many Indian players will go as defending champions at the upcoming Commonwealth Games but the table tennis team has at least two, one as a team.

Delay in getting new cycles helping Indian riders: Coaches

The delay in procuring new cycles could turn out to be a blessing in disguise for Indian riders as their coaches feel training on old cycles has worked to their advantage ahead of next month`s Commonwealth Games here.

Australia face sponsorship problems for Delhi CWG

Construction delays and other problems which have marred the build-up to Delhi Commonwealth Games have also led to sponsors giving a cold shoulder to participating teams with Australia.

SA President confident of successful Delhi CWG

Controversies surrounding the upcoming Commonwealth Games notwithstanding, South Africa President Jacob Zuma expressed confidence that India would host the mega-event successfully in Delhi from October 3-14.

British swimmer tells parents to stay away from Delhi CWG

Concerned about security in the Delhi Commonwealth Games, British swimmer Fran Halsall has asked her parents not to accompany her to India during the October 3-14 mega-event.

England rules out terror threat to Delhi CWG

Commonwealth Games England has ruled out any specific terror threat to the Delhi event.

Corruption in Delhi CWG a cause for concern: Fennell

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Mike Fennell on Thursday said that reports of corruption in the Delhi Commonwealth Games were a cause for concern and should be properly investigated.

7 world champions in Aussie cycling squad for Delhi CWG

Seven world champions are part of cycling powerhouse Australia`s 27-strong team, announced on Thursday for the October Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Scotland announce 191-member strong squad for Delhi CWG

Olympic silver medallist
cyclist Ross Edgar and star swimmer Hannah Miley were on Wednesday
named in the 191-member strong Scotland squad, including 83
women athletes, for the October 3-14 Commonwealth Games in
Delhi.

Rahman asks media to portray positive image of Delhi CWG

A R Rehman urged the media to portray a positive image of the country for the forthcoming 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Jessica Ennis pulls out of Delhi CWG

England`s world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis has pulled out from CWG 2010.

Aussie firm denies getting commission from CWG OC

An Australian company, which was hired to raise sponsorship for the Delhi CWG, denied receiving any commission from the event`s Organising Committee.

A Commonwealth shame

The CWG have neither the magic of FIFA, nor the old world charm of Olympics.

All deals related to CWG should be made public: Gill

Sports Minister M S Gill promised to take “prompt and appropriate” against corruption cases in the Commonwealth Games and said all deals related to the sporting extravangza should be be tabled in Parliament.

Didn’t have contract with CWG OC, admits AM Films

The UK-based company admitted that it did not have a contract with the Delhi CWG organisers.

CWG-related contracts, construction work under CVC scanner

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.

Australia name 12-member lawn ball squad for Delhi CWG

Australia named a 12-member
lawn ball squad, including six women, to participate in the
Commonwealth Games to be held here from October 3-14.