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Gold Coast has edge over Hambantota in 2018 CWG bid


September 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 10 (IANS) Australia's Gold Coast appears to have an edge over Sri Lanka's Hambantota in playing host to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, according to a report released by ... Read more...

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CBI arrests event manager in CWG overlays scam


January 18th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested the owner of event management companies Meroform India and GL events, Binu Nanu, for his involvement in the controversy ... Read more...

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Factfile on Commonwealth Games overlays


December 24th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The following is a factfile on overlays, which have become the talking point after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday raided two residences of Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Asian Games begin with another awesome Chinese masterpiece (Roundup)


November 12th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) After storming the sporting world by hosting a spectacular Olympics and topping the medals tally at Beijing two years ago, Guangzhou Friday came up with a breathtaking opening ... Read more...

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Delhi Police chief thanks force for Games work


October 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Saturday congratulated the capital's police force for "maintaining security and managing traffic with minimum fuss to deliver maximum results" during the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Games were wonderful, says South African chef de mission


October 15th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Patience Shikwambana, South Africa's chef de mission, knows that Indians are "last minute" organisers, so she was not too worried about the Commonwealth Games running ... Read more...

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Tight security in Delhi for Games closing


October 12th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph and Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian capital will be a "closed and restricted city" on Thursday for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony with government ... Read more...

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With the clouds gone, CWG competitions set to begin Monday


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The dark clouds over New Delhi have blown away in more ways than one as the 19th Commonwealth Games, enveloped in a massive ... Read more...

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UAVs on alert, helicopters in Delhi skies


September 27th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) With just five days to go for the Commonwealth Games, helicopters hovered over the Games Village here Monday as security was tightened on the Delhi roads and ... Read more...

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More athletes, officials arrive for Commonwealth Games


September 26th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Around 1,100 foreign athletes, officials and media personnel arrived in the Indian capital Sunday for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The biggest delegations that arrived were from ... Read more...

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Delhi braces for dedicated Games lanes


September 26th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Delhi Traffic policemen fanned out over parts of the capital to facilitate Commonwealth Games related traffic as exclusive lanes became operational from Sunday. The exclusive lanes ... Read more...

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CWG athletes advised to stay within security bubble of Games venues


September 24th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.24 (ANI): Though chaotic last-minute construction and cleaning has been brought under control at venues slotted for the XIXth Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi from October 3 ... Read more...

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Delhiites all set for dedicated CWG lanes


September 24th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Commuters in Delhi prepared themselves for traffic problems Friday with lanes for the Commonwealth Games being closed for a few hours to facilitate athletes and their trainers ... Read more...

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Dedicated lanes for Games to be used only when needed


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Dedicated lanes for Commonwealth Games athletes and officials came into operation in the capital from Thursday, but common people will be allowed to use them when the ... Read more...

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Games lane to be operational from Thursday


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The exclusive lanes, reserved for Commonwealth Games athletes and officials, will become operational from Thursday in a need-based manner without closing down traffic for the entire day, ... Read more...

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House-to-house surveys before CWG


September 21st, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi/Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Policemen are conducting house-to-house surveys across the capital and in its satellite towns of Gurgaon and Noida, especially near the Commonwealth Games venues and major ... Read more...

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Venues look good for Commonwealth Games


September 12th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Stung by negative media reports, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) Sunday took three busloads of journalsits on a guided tour of four of the 11 competition ... Read more...

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Police take ‘full command’ of Commonwealth Games venues


September 12th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Aiming to provide "foolproof security" during the Commonwealth Games, Delhi Police have taken over all the 11 competition venues and started holding mock drills and ... Read more...

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Games village to have soft opening Thursday


September 11th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Saturday announced that the Games Village will have a soft opening Thursday. "The Games Village is ready to welcome its residents," Organising ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola launches visual logo, marketing campaign for CWG


September 7th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Coca-Cola India, the official beverage partner of the 2010 Commonwealth Games Tuesday, announced the launch of its new Visual Identity System (VIS) and logo for the Games ... Read more...

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OC hands over completion certificates of all venues to CGF


September 6th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Monday handed over copies of the completion certificates of all competition and non-competition venues, including the Games Village, to the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Delhi 2010 Main Press Centre to be operational from September 23


September 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 6 (ANI): The Organising Committee of the CWG 2010 Delhi has made elaborate arrangements for the international and national media that will be converging on the city for the ... Read more...

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Robust doping controls in place for CWG


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) said Friday it has put in place an effective and robust programme in place to ensure that the Games are free ... Read more...

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Robust doping control programme in place for Delhi 2010


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): The Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Organising Committee with the support of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has made robust plans to ensure that Delhi 2010 Games are free ... Read more...

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Games security review after Sep 15, says Chidambaram


September 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Admitting that there have been delays in setting up the security apparatus for the Commonwealth Games, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that another review would ... Read more...

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Elaborate steps taken for safe, healthy CWG, says OC


August 26th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Elaborate and world-class arrangements have been made to ensure a safe and healthy Commonwealth Games, the organising committee said Thursday, outlining the medical measures put in ... Read more...

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Delhi 2010 top brass visits competition venues


August 14th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi Vice-Chairman Randhir Singh and Secretary General Dr. Lalit K Bhanot have been visiting the competition venues over the past four days to ... Read more...

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BSES to provide uninterrupted power during CWG


August 6th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Uninterrupted and stable power supply will be provided during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here as the distribution network has been strengthened in 12 venues of the ... Read more...

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11 Commonwealth Games venues handed over to organising committee


August 6th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) Friday took control of 11 competition venues to host the Oct 3-14 Games. The organising committee's venue team will now start the ... Read more...

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China’s Guangzhou city ready to host Asian Games, as Delhi struggles with CWG 2010


July 27th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Even as New Delhi continues to wrestle with meeting construction and city upkeep deadlines for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) to be held in October, the Chinese ... Read more...

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IOC to assess impact of heavy rain on Rio 2016 Olympics


April 8th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 8 (DPA) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is set to meet soon with officials of the organising committee of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Games, to discuss the ... Read more...

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Government approves Rs.6.87 bn more for Commonwealth Games


March 19th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The cabinet Friday cleared an additional Rs.6.87 billion for the Commonwealth Games, taking the total budget for the Oct 3-14 event to Rs.23 billion."The (additional) ... Read more...

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Centre allots Rs 687.06 crore for Commonwealth Games venue overlays


March 19th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Union Cabinet on Friday approved a proposal from the Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry for providing a budget of Rs.687.06 crore for overlays, on the plan side ... Read more...

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Govt to spend Rs. 370 crore for integrated security system for 2010 Commonwealth games


December 8th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.8 (ANI): The Government has plans to set up an Integrated Security System to cover all venues during the 2010 Commonwealth Games and provide foolproof security for the sporting events. ... Read more...

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Integrated security system to cover 2010 Commonwealth Games: Govt.


December 8th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8(ANI): The Government on Tuesday said that it has an action plan to set up an integrated security system (ISS) to cover all the venues and provide foolproof security ... Read more...

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