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Boxers Suranjoy, Manoj & Paramjeet win 3 Golds

Boxers Suranjoy, Manoj & Paramjeet win 3 Golds

The country's pugilists completed an unprecedented and memorable hat-trick of gold medals.

Kashyap wins bronze for India in badminton

Kashyap wins bronze for India in badminton

India's P Kashyap defeated compatriot Chetan Anand to win a bronze in the singles event.

'Wanted to keep a promise'

'Wanted to keep a promise'

It was a promise that inspired Sharath Kamal to claim the men's doubles table tennis Gold for the country.

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India

Population: 1,129,866,154
Area: 3,287,591 sq km
Location: Asia
Capital: New Delhi
Major Cities: Calcutta, Bombay
Language(s): Hindi, 14 official languages, English

India made their debut at the Games in 1934 and joined the Commonwealth in 1947 on attaining independence. The 2010 Games would be India's 14th feature at the Games.

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Saina Nehwal

Sports: Badminton
Nation: India
Date of Birth: 03/17/1990

Saina Nehwal is the youngest Indian to win the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. And there are enough reasons for her to become so. The 20-year won three back-to-back titles – Indian Grand Prix, Singapore Super Series and Indonesian Open. Riding on her performance, Saina became the World No. 2 badminton player.

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Jawahar Lal Nehru Sports Complex

Sports: Athletics, Weightlifting, Lawn Bowls
Distance: 12 kms
Capacity: 60, 000

The Jawahar Lal Nehru sports complex comprises the main stadium for the Commonwealth Games along with a state of the art weightlifting arena and the greens for hosting the Lawn Bowls competition.

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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.