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Games Village is our home now: Aus chef de mission

Games Village is our home now: Aus chef de mission New Delhi: Australia's Commonwealth Games delegation is set to make India its home after experiencing fantastic facilities at the Village and other venues.

"We are making it (India) our home now," chef de mission Steve Moneghetti said in a lighter vein outside the Games Village.

Asked about the facilities available at the village, Moneghetti called it "fantastic".

He said the dining area was great and so was the residential part. Moneghetti said the Australian athletes were "excited" to see the venues especially the gymnastic stadium.

On the issue of security, he said it was a point of concern earlier but now after seeing the arrangements, everything felt fine. 

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Sonali Chander
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