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  • CWG athletes visit Taj Mahal to complete India trip

    CWG athletes visit Taj Mahal to complete India trip

    For a number of foreign athletes who participated in the Delhi Commonwealth Games, the visit to India was an opportunity to realise a long-cherished dream --visit to the iconic Taj Mahal.

  • Kalmadi meets Reddy ahead of GoM meeting on Monday

    Kalmadi meets Reddy ahead of GoM meeting on Monday

    The beleaguered organising committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Sunday met Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy, who also heads the group of ministers for Commonwealth Games, but what exactly transpired in the closed-door meeting was not known.

  • No further tax burden on Delhiites due to spending on CWG: CM

    No further tax burden on Delhiites due to spending on CWG: CM

    Delhiites can breathe easy as Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has ruled out any new taxes to make up for expenses incurred on the Commonwealth Games which are estimated to have cost the nation a whopping Rs 70,000 crore.

  • Delhi CWG 'denigrated' India's image: Aiyar

    Delhi CWG 'denigrated' India's image: Aiyar

    Continuing his tirade against the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, former Sports Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday said India should have focused on improving the plight of its poor instead of spending thousands of crores on the event which only "denigrated" its image.

  • Sheila Dikshit: Kalmadi failed to 'win confidence' of people

    Sheila Dikshit: Kalmadi failed to 'win confidence' of people

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday said the "suspicion" of corruption in the Commonwealth Games is on the Organising Committee headed by Suresh Kalmadi and welcomed the "instantaneous" probe ordered by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh which would clear the "cobwebs".

  • 30 CWG medalists from Haryana to get Maruti cars

    30 CWG medalists from Haryana to get Maruti cars

    Thirty medalists of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) from Haryana and two others - Saina Nehwal and Sushil Kumar - having connection with the state would get Maruti cars.

  • Aiyar claims hosting of CWG didn't help Indian athletes

    Aiyar claims hosting of CWG didn't help Indian athletes

    Former Sports Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar, arguably the most ardent critic of the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, still thinks India should not have hosted them, claiming that instead of offering more facilities to athletes, sports bodies were focusing on organising events.

  • After PM, Sonia meets medal winners; keeps Kalmadi away

    After PM, Sonia meets medal winners; keeps Kalmadi away

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met the Indian medal winners of the Commonwealth Games but controversial Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi was not invited.

  • CWG over, CAG resumes probe into corruption charges

    CWG over, CAG resumes probe into corruption charges

    A day after the Commonwealth Games got over, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has resumed its assessment of various projects related to the mega sporting event which were mired in allegations of corruption.

  • We're now ready for Olympics: Sheila Dikshit

    We're now ready for Olympics: Sheila Dikshit

    Her fans may say she made the Commonwealth Games a spectacular success, her detractors may blame her for not getting Delhi ready on time for the Games, the press may paint her grey for allowing the Games organisers to create all sorts of problems for Delhiites. But Sheila Dikshit is unruffled.

  • India's journey from one to 101 medals

    India's journey from one to 101 medals

    It all started with a sole bronze in 1934 in the second edition of the Commonwealth Games and now India has finally breached the 100-mark in the medals tally of the event in the latest edition to occupy the second position in the overall standings.

  • CWG gold medallist Jwala slams BAI president

    CWG gold medallist Jwala slams BAI president

    BAI president V K Verma on Thursday invited wrath of shuttler Jwala Gutta by ignoring her and Ashwini Ponnappa after their gold medal win in the badminton event of the Commonwealth Games.

  • India create Games history by finishing second in medals tally

    India create Games history by finishing second in medals tally

    The country's competitors came out with flying colours and helped India finish a historic second in the final pecking order with more than 100 medals as the Commonwealth Games, that had a troubled build-up but proceeded smoothly thereafter, came to a close on Thursday.

  • CWG: 15 Golds courtesy Haryana

    CWG: 15 Golds courtesy Haryana

    Haryana has emerged as a gold mine by contributing 15 out of the 38 top medals India bagged at the Delhi Commonwealth Games and authorities said rewards and incentives to groom budding athletes have borne fruit.

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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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