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  • Delhi CWG show makes Aussie swimmer a star

    Delhi CWG show makes Aussie swimmer a star

    She went to Delhi in anonymity but five medals at the Commonwealth Games have made swimmer Alicia Coutts a household name in Australia.

  • CWG Baton handed over to Glasgow at 1.8 million pound ceremony

    CWG Baton handed over to Glasgow at 1.8 million pound ceremony

    The Queen's Baton for Commonwealth Games was officially passed to Glasgow, which will host 20th edition of the quadrennial event, at a glittering 1.8 million pound ceremony, marking the closure of the Delhi mega-event.

  • India create new record while second dope scandal hits Games

    India create new record while second dope scandal hits Games

    The shooting range provided India with a record 31st gold in the Commonwealth Games when Heena Sidhu and Annu Raj Singh triumphed in the women's 10m air pistol pairs event even as a second dope scandal in as many days came to light to grab the spotlight.

  • Goal is to nurture many more for London 2012: Lakshmi Mittal

    Goal is to nurture many more for London 2012: Lakshmi Mittal

    With players from the Mittal Champions Trust bagging 12 medals including five Gold in the Commonwealth Games so far, billionaire India-born businessman Lakshmi Mittal said the goal is to "prepare" and "nurture" many more such sports persons for London Olympics.

  • Costume designers gear up for Closing Ceremony

    Costume designers gear up for Closing Ceremony

    Designer duo Ashima-Leena have designed about 3,000 outfits for the closing ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games promising to sweep spectators off their feet with the designs.

  • CWG: Parathas favourite among foreign athletes

    CWG: Parathas favourite among foreign athletes

    100 kg rice, 100 kg lentil, 150 kg potatoes and 300 kg of spinach -- this is what the kitchen in the Commonwealth Games Village consumes everyday. The favourite among foreign athletes is parathas and pastas and on an average...

  • Cyclists unnerved by Delhi's empty streets

    Cyclists unnerved by Delhi's empty streets

    With central Delhi emptied for Commonwealth Games cycling on Sunday, India presented a desolate face which had more in common with the opening of an apocalyptic zombie horror film.

  • Games make Rs 32 crore through ticket sales

    Games make Rs 32 crore through ticket sales

    Nine lakh tickets sold and Rs 32 crore in its coffers, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee is still scrambling to fill the stadiums and has despatched complimentary tickets to schools and NGOs.

  • Use of condoms in CWG Village, a positive story: Fennell

    Use of condoms in CWG Village, a positive story: Fennell

    Condoms blocking toilets in the Games village might have come in for some embarrassment but the Commonwealth Games Federation boss Michael Fennell termed it a "positive" story saying that athletes are responsible in promoting safe sex.

  • Organising Committee draws up plans to fill up stadiums

    Organising Committee draws up plans to fill up stadiums

    With spectators keeping away, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee is now toying with the idea of filling the venues with school children and economically weaker section of the society besides setting up ticket windows outside venues.

  • Where did the coins prohibited at Nehru stadium disappear?

    Where did the coins prohibited at Nehru stadium disappear?

    Ever thought where the coins collected by security forces during the opening ceremony and other events of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi would go!Coins of Rs 1, 2, 5 and 10 (most of them from foreigners) worth lakhs were...

  • Time to eat out at CWG: 20 lakh meals, French fries from Canada

    Time to eat out at CWG: 20 lakh meals, French fries from Canada

    Gearing up to serve 20 lakh meals in 12 days, transporting French fries from Canada and fresh lettuce from Nainital and marshalling a troop of 1,200 people - for Samar Qureshi, the last 40 days have been a "challenge of a lifetime".

  • CWG 2010 will result in economic impact of $4,940 million

    CWG 2010 will result in economic impact of $4,940 million

    Commonwealth Games 2010 is expected to result in an overall economic impact of USD 4,940 million on India's GDP during a period of four years ending 2012 and create an employment opportunity close to 24.7 lakh.

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Sonali Chander
Sonali Chander
Sorry for the delays! Do you agree with Mr Gavaskar that Sehwag should have had his surgery before the the IPL so as not miss Windies tour? 2 years ago
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The official song of the 2010 Commonwealth Games "Jiyo Utho Badho Jeeto" is composed and performed by Oscar winning Indian musician AR Rahman. The song's title is based on the slogan of the games, "Come out and play". The song is penned by Mehboob.