Dipika Pallikal had long back taken the chill pill for the fever that forced her out of the the home Commonwealth Games and fours years on, India`s top squash player is looking ahead to the Games in Glasgow, where she is aiming for medals in all three categories.
ACME, green technology development solutions firm, Wednesday announced that it has bagged the order for constructing the Games Village of the 35th National Games in Kerala. ACME won the bid at Rs.36.57 crore.
The unfurling ceremony attended by a motley group of Indian squad, Indian Olympic Association`s newly-elected President N Ramachandran and other invitees marked the successful return of India to the Olympic fold.
The CBI is likely to close its probe in two cases related to large scale alleged corruption during the Commonwealth Games -- the Barapullah flyover case and bailout package given to Emaar MGF for construction of the Games Village.
Flashback time or looking at the sporting road ahead? No easy answers even one year after the Commonwealth Games with the grand opening ceremony and rich medals haul almost fading in memory as the men behind the multimillion rupee event continue to be behind bars on charges of corruption and many of the lavish stadiums lie in disuse.
Athletes and officials at CWG village seemed to have enjoyed steamy sessions as an average of nearly 640 condoms were used everyday during the 11-day-long sporting extravaganza,
statistics from the Delhi Government suggest.