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Encyclopedia > 2010 Commonwealth Games
19th Commonwealth Games
19th Commonwealth Games
Host city Delhi, India
Nations participating 71 Commonwealth Teams
Athletes participating TBA
Events 17 disciplines
Opening ceremony October 3, 2010
Closing ceremony October 14, 2010
Officially opened by Unknown
Queen's Baton Final Runner TBA
Main Stadium Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Motto "COME OUT AND PLAY"

The 2010 Commonwealth Games are scheduled to be held in Delhi, India, the capital of India, between October 3 and October 14, 2010. With a population of over 15 million, Delhi is one of the largest cities in the world. This will be the largest multi-sport event conducted to date in Delhi, which has previously hosted the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982. The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi, the second-largest stadium in the world.[1] Image File history File links Soccerball_current_event. ... Sport from childhood. ... Womens Australian rules football is a team sport. ... , For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... The Commonwealth of Nations as of 2008. ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2010 (MMX) will be a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2010 (MMX) will be a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Queens Baton Relay, similar to the Olympic Torch Relay, is a relay around the world held prior to the beginning of the Commonwealth Games. ... Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... , For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2010 (MMX) will be a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Look up million in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A multi-sport event is a competition in which athletes compete in a number of different sports. ... Asian Games Logo The Asian Games, also called the Asiad, is a multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. ... The 1st Asian Games were held from March 4 to March 11, 1951 in New Delhi, India. ... The 9th Asian Games were held from November 19, 1982 to December 4, 1982 in New Delhi, India. ... The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ...


This is the first time the Commonwealth Games will have been held in India, which will be only the third developing country to host the event (after Jamaica in 1966 and Malaysia in 1998). This is only the second time the event have been held in Asia (after 1998).  Newly industrialized countries  Other emerging markets  Other developing economies  High income  Upper-middle income  Lower-middle income  Low income A developing country is that country which has a relatively low standard of living, an undeveloped industrial base, and a moderate to low Human Development Index (HDI) score and per capita... Countries which participated The 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Kingston, Jamaica from August 4 to August 13. ... The 1998 XVI Commonwealth Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 11 to September 21 making it the first Asian country to act as host and the last Commonwealth Games for 20th Century. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ...


In January 2005, the Commonwealth Games Federation vice-president Randhir Singh expressed concern that Delhi was behind schedule in forming an organising committee. On 18 January, 2008, however, the Commonwealth Games Federation expressed its approval of Delhi's progress. [2] Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations. ... Randhir Singh (1878 - 1961) was a Sikh saint who wrote extensively on Gurbani and Sikh lifestyle. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations. ...

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Selection Process

In Montego Bay, Jamaica on November 13, 2003, the Commonwealth Games Federation voted on the location of the 2010 Games. In a 46 to 22 vote by the CGF General Assembly, Delhi defeated the Canadian city of Hamilton and won the right to host the 2010 Games. India's Sports Minister will head the apex committee for conducting the games while the Indian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi will head the organising committee. The Games will be held from the 3rd to the 14th of October 2010. Doctors Cave Beach Club is a popular tourist destination in Montego Bay Montego Bay is a city in Jamaica that contains Jamaicas largest airport, Sangster International Airport. ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations. ... The Indian Olympic Association is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Olympics and other international athletic meets and for managing the Indian teams at the events. ... Suresh Kalmadi (born May 1, 1944, Pune, Maharashtra) is an Indian politician and businessman. ...


Logo

The logo for the 2010 Commonwealth Games was revealed on 6th January, 2008 at an event taking place at the India Gate. The logo is inspired by the Ashoka Chakra, a symbol of freedom, unity, and power. Its spiraling upwards symbolizes India's rise as a global power and its transition from tradition to modernity. The colours symbolize India's vibrant and diverse culture and people, and each part of the logo symbolizes India welcoming the 71 Commonwealth nations and territories.[3] January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Built in the memory of more than 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the Afghan Wars and World War I, the India Gate is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi. ... The Ashoka Chakra (Pronunced as Ashok Chakra, not Ashokaa Chakraa) is an ancient Indian depiction of the Wheel of Life and Cosmic Order (Sanskrit: Chakra, wheel. ...


Preparation

Infrastructure

See also: Transport in Delhi
Delhi metro network, as it will look by 2010
Delhi metro network, as it will look by 2010
Delhi metro
Delhi metro
National Highway - 8 (NH-8)
National Highway - 8 (NH-8)

As a world-class city, New Delhi already has many elements of modern infrastructure in place such as mass transportation, pollution checks, and new highways. However, to prepare the city for the influx of people that will occur during the 2010 games, the Indian government is pouring an estimated $17.5 billion into the city for it to be ready in time for the 2010 games. This money will be used to give the entire city a facelift, including the construction of new roads, overall city modernisation, an increase in public transport, the construction of new power plants, water utility services, the Games Village, city beautification, better connectivity, traffic management, parking, security and health services.etc. A busy main road in New Delhi. ... Image File history File links Delhi_metro_rail_network. ... Image File history File links Delhi_metro_rail_network. ... Image File history File links Indira-Gandhi-Airport. ... Image File history File links Indira-Gandhi-Airport. ... Check-in area of domestic departure terminal 1A Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport (IATA: DEL, ICAO: VIDP), located in Delhi, is one of Indias main domestic and international gateways. ... , For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 532 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 798 pixel, file size: 170 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A view from an underground Metro Station File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 532 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 798 pixel, file size: 170 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A view from an underground Metro Station File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Mass transit redirects here. ... A power station (also power plant) is a facility for the generation of electric power. ...


Delhi has also proposed a four-lane, 2.2 km underground stretch from Ring Road to Lodhi, linking the Games Village to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and reducing traveling time for athletes traveling between the Village and the Stadium by six minutes. In response to concerns over the large number of trains that pass by the Delhi metropolitan region daily, construction of road under-bridges and over-bridges along railway lines has been started.[4] , For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ...


To expand road infrastructure, flyovers, cloverleaf flyovers, and bridges have been planned to provide connectivity to the Games Village, to sports venues, to hospitals, and for intra-city connectivity. Road-widening projects have been under process, with an emphasis being placed on expanding national highways. To improve traffic flow on existing road, plans are underway to make both the inner and outer Ring roads signal free.[5]


To support its commitment to mass transportation, nine corridors have been identified and are being constructed as High Capacity Bus Systems (for example, one from Ambedkar Nagar to Red Fort). Six of these corridors are expected to be operational in 2008.[6] Additionally, the Delhi Mass Rapid Transit System (Delhi Metro) will be expanded to accommodate more people and boost the use of public transportation during the 2010 games. By then it will have the second longest network in the world and later the longest, which will be more than 420km. [7] To achieve this exponential increase in the network's length, the Delhi Metro has deployed 14 tunnel boring machines (TBMs). The Delhi Metro reports that no country in Asia has ever put to work so many TBMs at the same time.[8] The Delhi Fort also known as Lal Qilah, or Lal Qila, meaning the Red Fort, located in Delhi, India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ... Delhi metro network, as it will look by 2010 Delhi Metro, operational since 2002, is seen as a model for other metros. ...


To further support air travel, the Indira Gandhi International Airport is being modernized, expanded, and upgraded. By the 2010 games, a new terminal (Terminal 3) will have been constructed, with the capability to cater to more than 35,000,000 passengers a year. Terminal 3 will be a two tier building, with the bottom floor being the arrivals area, and the top being a departures area. This terminal will have over 130 check in counters, 55 aerobridges, 30 parking bays, 72 immigration counters, 15 X-ray screening areas, duty free shops, and much more. The airport will also have a new runway to cater more than 75 plus flights an hour; the runway will be more than 4400 meters long and one of Asia's longest. The entire airport will be connected to the city via a 6 lane highway (National Highway 8) and the Delhi Metro.[9] Check-in area of domestic departure terminal 1A Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport (IATA: DEL, ICAO: VIDP), located in Delhi, is one of Indias main domestic and international gateways. ... A Jetway, jet bridge or aerobridge/airbridge is a moveable bridge, normally enclosed, which extends from an airport terminal allowing passengers to board an airplane without having to go outside. ...


To prepare for the energy-usage spike during the Games and to provide additional power to Delhi, the government is undertaking a large power-production initiative to increase power production to 7,000 MW (from the current 4,500 MW). To achieve this goal, the government plans to streamline the power distribution process, direct additional energy to Delhi, and construct new power plants. In fact, the government has promised that by 2010, Delhi will have a surplus of power.[10]


Games Village

A new, modern Games Village is being built by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) along the east bank of the Yamuna River at a cost of USD 230.7 million. The Games Village will be spread over an area of 63.5 hectare (158.4 acre) and is situated near reknown monuments and landmarks such as the Bahai'i Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, and Akshardham Temple. The Delhi Games Village will be a low rise medium development with a possible capacity for 8,500 athletes and officials.[11] On February 22, 2008, a senior official of the DDA announced that the Games Village would be completed by December 2009.[12] The river Yamuna is a major river of northern India, with a total length of around 1370 km. ... There are currently seven Baháí Houses of Worship around the world, although Baháí communities own many properties where they plan for Houses of Worship to be constructed as the Baháí community grows and develops. ... Akshardham [1] is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. ...


Security

In preparation for the Games and to promote security at major tourist destinations, Indian states will be deploying a force of "tourist police" far before the Games begin. These tourism police are regular state police forces, but will be trained to handle tourist-related aspects. A number of states have already implemented this program; other states are expected to emulate this model within the end of the year.[13]


Tourism

India is expected to use the Games to provide a major boost to tourism in India. According to official estimates, two million foreign tourists and 3.5 million domestic tourists are likely to arrive in Delhi in 2010 as a result of the Games.[14] To prepare for this influx, the government is providing tax incentives for hotel rooms to be constructed in India, with a focus on tourist regions. Additionally, the government has extended a five-year tax rebate to the tourism industry to promote growth.[15]


Environment

India has declared itself committed to preventing environmental degradation due to the Games. To meet this goal, Delhi is providing a large upgrade to its mass transportation system by expanding the size of the Metro network and increasing public bus capabilities. Additionally, Delhi has equipped its Metro stations with rainwater harvesting infrastructure, to be stored in tanks located in each station. It is equipping 1,600 out of 2,500 shelters with solar panels, so the bus shelters will be illuminated with solar power, and will equip over 1,000 shelters with water harvesting facilities.[16]


Controversy arose with regards to the Games Village, the construction of which citizens claimed was harming the banks of the Yamuna River. To address these concerns, the Indian government formed a monitoring committee to oversee the ecological aspects of the construction of the Games Village. It first invited Nobel prize winner and chairman of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) R.K. Pachauri to head the committee; Pachauri, however, recommended that a non-profit group be partnered with the committee for greater effectiveness.[17] The river Yamuna is a major river of northern India, with a total length of around 1370 km. ...


The government has also authorized Rs.250 million ($6 million) to clean up and improve sanitation around tourist areas, among other activities.[18]


Other preparation

In addition to physical preparation, India and Delhi will be offering a myriad of amenities to all athletes. These include traditional Commonwealth Games services, such as free accommodation for all athletes, a modern, comfortable Games Village, cutting-edge health facilities, security, a pollution-free environment, entertainment for non-competition times, transportation, and other, unique amenities as well. Delhi will also be offering all athletes a free trip to the famed Taj Mahal and will provide a reserved lane for participants on selected highways.[19] , For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation Locations of the games, and participating countries Commonwealth Games Federation seal, adopted in 2001 The Commonwealth Games is a multinational, multi-sport event. ... For other uses, see Taj Mahal (disambiguation). ...


The Delhi High Court is also set to implement a series of "mobile courts" to be dispatched throughout Delhi to relocate migrant beggars from Delhi streets. The mobile courts would consider each beggar on a case-by-case basis to determine whether the beggar should be sent back to his/her state of residence, or be permitted to remain in government-shelters.[20] The High Court of Delhi was established on October 31, 1966. ...


In preparation for a rush of English-speaking tourists for the Games, the Delhi government is implementing a program to teach English to low-income individuals who will have a high-frequency of contact with tourists. This subset includes city cab drivers, waiters, gatemen, and service staff. Over the past two years, the city has successfully taught 2,000 drivers English, and is continuing the program to reach as many as possible before the Games. The city plans to teach 1,000 people English per month, and hopes to reach everyone necessary by March 2009. In addition to Delhi, the Indian Government plans to expand the program to teach people in local tourist destinations, including Agra and Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, Bhopal and Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, Gaya in Bihar and Puri in Orissa.[21] The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... For other uses, see March (disambiguation). ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Agra (disambiguation). ... Mathura   (Hindi: मथुरा) is a holy city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. ... , Uttar Pradesh (Hindi: , Urdu: , IPA:  , translation: Northern Province), [often referred to as U.P.], located in central-south Asia and northern India, is the most populous and fifth largest state in the Republic of India. ... For other uses, see Bhopal (disambiguation). ... , Gwalior   is a city in Madhya Pradesh in India. ... , Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP)   (HindÄ«: मध्य प्रदेश, English: , IPA: ), often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. ... Gaya was a confederacy of chiefdoms that existed in the Nakdong River valley of Korea during the Three Kingdoms era. ... For other uses, see Bihar (disambiguation). ... Puri can mean: Puri, a city in the Indian state of Orissa, which is famous for the Jagannath temple and the serene beaches located there . ... , Orissa   (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଶା), is a state situated on the east coast of India. ...


Participating Nations

Nations expected to compete at the Games

There are currently 71 nations planning to host teams at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. In alphabetical order, these nations are:

Antigua and Barbuda|}} Australia|}} Bahamas|}} Bangladesh|}} Barbados|}} Belize|}} Bermuda|}} Botswana|}} British Virgin Islands|}} Brunei|}} Cameroon|}} Canada|}} Cayman Islands|}} Cook Islands|}} Cyprus|}} Dominica|}} England|}}

Falkland Islands|}} Fiji|}} Gambia|}} Ghana|}} Gibraltar|}} Grenada|}} Guernsey|}} Guyana|}} India|}} Isle of Man|}} Jamaica|}} Jersey|}} Kenya|}} Kiribati|}} Lesotho|}} Malawi|}} Malaysia|}} Maldives|}}

Malta|}} Mauritius|}} Montserrat|}} Mozambique|}} Namibia|}} Nauru|}} New Zealand|}} Nigeria|}} Niue|}} Norfolk Island|}} Northern Ireland|}} Pakistan|}} Papua New Guinea|}} Saint Helena|}} Saint Kitts and Nevis|}} Saint Lucia|}} Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|}} Samoa|}}

Scotland|}} Seychelles|}} Sierra Leone|}} Singapore|}} Solomon Islands|}} South Africa|}} Sri Lanka|}} Swaziland|}} Tanzania|}} Tonga|}} Trinidad and Tobago|}} Turks and Caicos Islands|}} Tuvalu|}} Uganda|}} Vanuatu|} Wales|}} Zambia|}}

Sports

There are 17 disciplines planned for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

The triathlon appears likely to be excluded from these games as there is no suitable location for the swimming stage. The organisers have also proposed removing basketball, but want to include archery, tennis, and billiards and snooker for men. Cricket, although in strong demand, may not make a come-back as the Board of Control for Cricket in India were not keen on a Twenty20 tournament, but the organisers did not want a one day tournament [22]. There are a large number of sports that involve water. ... Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... A womens 400 m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track in the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Finland. ... This article is about the sport. ... For other meanings of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer. ... Cycling is the use of bicycles, unicycles, tricycles, quadricycles and other similar wheeled human powered vehicles (HPVs) as a means of transport, a form of recreation or a sport. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, gracefulness, and kinesthetic awareness, and includes such skills as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... Hockey is any of a family of sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a ball, or a hard, round disc called a puck, into the opponents net or goal, using a hockey stick. ... Men playing bowls Bowls (or Lawn Bowls) is a precision sport where the goal is to roll slightly radially asymmetrical balls (called bowls) closer to a smaller white ball (the jack) than ones opponent is able to do. ... A netball game in Australia Netball is a non-contact generally indoor sport similar to, and derived from, basketball. ... Bold text // Rugby sevens being played at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, which was held at Melbournes Telstra Dome. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Look up squash in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Ping Pong redirects here. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... This article is about the sport of weightlifting. ... Ancient Greek wrestlers (Pankratiasts) Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two unarmed persons, in which each wrestler strives to get an advantage over or control of their opponent. ... This article is about a type of athletic competition. ... This article is about the sport. ... Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... This article is about the various cue sports. ... Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a large baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. ... This article is about the sport. ... For the defunct bank see Bank of Credit and Commerce International The Board of Control for Cricket in India, or BCCI, is the apex governing body for cricket in India and lays down its law. ... Twenty20 is a form of cricket, originally introduced in the United Kingdom for professional inter-county competition by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), in 2003. ... A night match at Old Trafford. ...

Calendar

The official calendar for the 2010 Commonwealth Games is as follows:[23]

   ●    Opening ceremony    ●    Event competitions    ●    Closing ceremony
October   3      4     5     6     7     8     9     10     11     12     13     14   Venue
Ceremonies Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Aquatics SPM Swimming Pool Complex
Archery I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex
& India Gate / Red Fort
Athletics Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Badminton Siri Fort Sports Complex
Boxing R Talkatora Indoor Stadium
Cycling I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex
Gymnastics R I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex
Hockey Maj. Dhyan Chand National Stadium
Lawn Bowls Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Netball Tyagaraj Sports Complex
Rugby 7s Delhi University
Shooting T Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range
Squash Siri Fort Sports Complex
Table Tennis Yamuna Sports Complex
Tennis R K Tennis Complex
Weightlifting Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Wrestling I. G. Indoor Stadium Complex
October 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Venue

Venues


Existing and new stadia will be used to house the following sports: Archery, Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Elite Athletes with a Disability (EAD) Events, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby 7s, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Specific venues for 2010 games[24] in Delhi are following: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ... There are a large number of sports that involve water. ... Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... The Indira Gandhi Arena is an indoor sports arena, in New Delhi, India. ... Built in the memory of more than 90,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the Afghan Wars and World War I, the India Gate is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi. ... The Delhi Fort also known as Lal Qilah, or Lal Qila, meaning the Red Fort, located in Delhi, India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ... A womens 400 m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track in the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Finland. ... Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ... This article is about the sport. ... For other meanings of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer. ... Cycling is the use of bicycles, unicycles, tricycles, quadricycles and other similar wheeled human powered vehicles (HPVs) as a means of transport, a form of recreation or a sport. ... The Indira Gandhi Arena is an indoor sports arena, in New Delhi, India. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, gracefulness, and kinesthetic awareness, and includes such skills as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... The Indira Gandhi Arena is an indoor sports arena, in New Delhi, India. ... Hockey is any of a family of sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a ball, or a hard, round disc called a puck, into the opponents net or goal, using a hockey stick. ... Men playing bowls Bowls (or Lawn Bowls) is a precision sport where the goal is to roll slightly radially asymmetrical balls (called bowls) closer to a smaller white ball (the jack) than ones opponent is able to do. ... Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ... A netball game in Australia Netball is a non-contact generally indoor sport similar to, and derived from, basketball. ... Rugby sevens is a variant of rugby football in which only seven players per side feature. ... University of Delhi,New Delhi The University of Delhi is a university in India. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Squash racquet and ball Players in a glass-backed squash court International Squash Singles Court, as specified by the World Squash Federation Squash is an indoor racquet sport that was formerly called Squash racquets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball... Ping Pong redirects here. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... This article is about the sport of weightlifting. ... Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ... Ancient Greek wrestlers (Pankratiasts) Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two unarmed persons, in which each wrestler strives to get an advantage over or control of their opponent. ... The Indira Gandhi Arena is an indoor sports arena, in New Delhi, India. ... Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ... Estadio Azteca, in Mexico City, the third largest stadium in the world The following is an incomplete list of sports stadiums ordered by their capacity, that is the maximum number of spectators that the stadium can accommodate. ...

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

Main article: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi

The opening and closing ceremonies, athletics, lawn bowls, and weightlifting will take place at the massive Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi, which with a capacity of 130,000 people is the the second-largest stadium in the world.[25] The stadium will be renovated and improved in time for the games. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ... A womens 400 m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track in the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Finland. ... Men playing bowls Bowls (or Lawn Bowls) is a precision sport where the goal is to roll slightly radially asymmetrical balls (called bowls) closer to a smaller white ball (the jack) than ones opponent is able to do. ... This article is about the sport of weightlifting. ... Hockey is any of a family of sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a ball, or a hard, round disc called a puck, into the opponents net or goal, using a hockey stick. ... The Indira Gandhi Arena is an indoor sports arena, in New Delhi, India. ... Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... Cycling is the use of bicycles, unicycles, tricycles, quadricycles and other similar wheeled human powered vehicles (HPVs) as a means of transport, a form of recreation or a sport. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, gracefulness, and kinesthetic awareness, and includes such skills as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... Ancient Greek wrestlers (Pankratiasts) Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two unarmed persons, in which each wrestler strives to get an advantage over or control of their opponent. ... University of Delhi,New Delhi The University of Delhi is a university in India. ... Rugby sevens is a variant of rugby football in which only seven players per side feature. ... A netball game in Australia Netball is a non-contact generally indoor sport similar to, and derived from, basketball. ... This article is about the sport. ... Squash racquet and ball Players in a glass-backed squash court International Squash Singles Court, as specified by the World Squash Federation Squash is an indoor racquet sport that was formerly called Squash racquets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other meanings of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer. ... There are a large number of sports that involve water. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... Ping Pong redirects here. ... Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi, India, was built by the Government of India in 1982. ... The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India was built by the Government of India in 1982. ...

References

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  3. ^ 2010 CWG Logo
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  5. ^ Uncommon Wealth
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  7. ^ Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
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  9. ^ Indira Gandhi International Airport
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  19. ^ Commonwealth Games, India
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External links

Official websites

  • Official homepage of 2010 Commonwealth Games
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games at the CGF

Other websites

  • Commonwealth Games 2010 News
  • Booking and Tour Information
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The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations.
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