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Badminton is a popular Commonwealth Games sport and India hopes to get some medals here.

The game was first played at the 1966 Kingston Commonwealth Games. Both men and women compete in singles and doubles events.

There is a preliminary knockout draw in the singles and doubles competitions to throw up the shuttlers who shall compete for medals.

The team event involves a round-robin elimination. There is no mixed doubles competition.

Venue: Siri Fort Sports Complex

Training Venue: Siri Fort Sports Complex


    - Singles: Men and Women
    - Doubles: Men and Women
    - Mixed doubles
    - Team: 1xMen's Singles - 1xWomen's Singles- 1xMen's Doubles - 1xWomen's Doubles - 1x Mixed Doubles

Schedule: All events at Siri Fort Sports Complex on 4-14 October 2010.

Medals at stake

    - Gold: 2 Men, 2 Women and 2 Mixed/Team
    - Silver: 2 Men, 2 Women and 2 Mixed/Team
    - Bronze: 2 Men, 2 Women and 2 Mixed/Team


Maximum entry per CGA: 5 men and 5 women

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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? 3 years ago

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