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Harminder Singh wins Commonwealth Games bronze in men's 20-kilometres walk
Indian athlete Harminder Singh won a bronze medal in mens 20-kilometres walk event in the ongoing XIX Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. ANI

No sympathy for Oz sprinter Pearson's Delhi CWG 100metre gold medal disqualification
Australian track and field athlete Sally Pearsons rivals have offered little by way of sympathy over her disqualification in Thursdays Delhi Commonwealth Games 100metre race. ANI

Athletes, cyclists to take Delhi CWG to the streets
On Saturday and Sunday, the Commonwealth Games 2010 will literally hit the streets of Delhi through a 20 km race walk and a race by cyclists. ANI

Oz sprinter Pearson heartbroken after Delhi CWG 100metre gold medal disqualification
Australian track and field athlete Sally Pearson, who was stripped of her 100metre gold medal for a false start at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, has been left heartbroken after her disqualification. ANI

Delhi CWG conditions toughest ever for marathon running: Oz legend
Australias former world champion marathon runner Robert de Castella has described the conditions at Delhi Commonwealth Games as the toughest he has ever seen for marathon running. ANI

Delhi CWG athletics judges threaten to strike over inadequate transport arrangements
Judges for the Delhi Commonwealth Games athletics competition at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium have threatened to walk out over their mismanaged transport arrangements. ANI

Athletics track ready, says Michael Fennell
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell said on Wednesday that the repair work of the athletics track has been completed and all systems are ready for the event at the Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi. ANI

Delhi CWG: Former Brit triple jumper Edwards raises 'dug up' track concerns
Britains former triple jumper, Jonathan Edwards, has expressed his fears that the athletics track for the Delhi Commonwealth Games would not be ready for Wednesdays first day of competition and added that the state of the track was beyond anything I imagined. ANI

Oz track and field athlete Pearson eyeing 'first title' at Delhi CWG
Australian track and field athlete Sally Pearson reckons that the withdrawal of some of the best racers from the Delhi Commonwealth Games is disappointing, but feels that it is also an opportunity for her to claim her first major title. ANI

Discus thrower Samuels may regret CWG pull-out, says Oz champion pole vaulter Hooker
World and Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker hopes discus thrower Dani Samuels doesnt regret her decision to stay away from the Delhi Commonwealth Games, which open on Sunday. ANI

Aussie athletes looking forward to having good experience in Delhi CWG despite concerns
Australias first Commonwealth Games athletes, who arrived in Delhi this morning, have said that they have come with an open mind despite security concerns, and added that they were looking forward to compete in the event and clarify all doubts regarding the gloomy accommodation reports themselves. ANI

Top athlete withdrawals from Delhi CWG will devalue medals: Archery Australia chief
The withdrawal of champion athletes from the Delhi Commonwealth Games due to fears about health and security may have boosted Australian medal prospects, but is also promising to devalue the medals won, Archery Australia Chief Executive Jim Larven has said. ANI

Another Pakistani athlete banned after testing positive for steroids
In the latest incident in the doping saga plaguing Pakistani athletes, runner Sumaira Zahoor, who competed in the 2004 Athens Olympics in 1500 metres category, has been handed a two-year ban after she tested positive for steroids. ANI

Top British athletes pull out of Delhi Commonwealth Games
English athletes Phillips Idowu, Christine Ohuruogu and Lisa Dobriskey have all pulled out of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games over security concerns and injury woes. ANI

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