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Indian athlete Rani Yadav fails dope test
Indian athlete Rani Yadav has tested positive for the banned substance Nandrolone. She participated in the 20-kilometre walk but did not win a Coomonwealth Games medal. ANI

Indian athlete fails dope test: Fennell
After two Nigerian sprinters failed dope test at the XIXth Commonwealth Games, CGF President Michael Fennell on Wednesday said that one Indian athlete has flunked dope test during the ongoing sporting extravaganza, but declined to disclose the name. ANI

India celebrates with aplomb successful completion of Delhi Commonwealth Games
It was a triumphant evening for India when it completed the holding of the XIX Commonwealth Games in Delhi, putting at rest a thousand doubts by staging one of the most colourful galas to bring down the curtain on the eleven-day event. ANI

Magnificent ceremony brings curtains down on 2010 C'wealth Games in Delhi
If Indias rich and diverse culture was at a grand display at the opening ceremony, a magnificent, energetic and youthful ceremony awaited the audience at the closing show of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi on Thursday. ANI

Indian boxers, table tennis players win four more Gold Medals on Day-10 of Commonwealth Games
Indian players continued their winning streak with the pugilists winning three Gold medals and the Indian Table Tennis team winning a historic Gold medal for the first time in the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. ANI

Indian athlete Rani Yadav fails dope test
Indian athlete Rani Yadav has tested positive for the banned substance Nandrolone. She participated in the 20-kilometre walk but did not win a Coomonwealth Games medal. ANI

Indian athlete fails dope test: Fennell
After two Nigerian sprinters failed dope test at the XIXth Commonwealth Games, CGF President Michael Fennell on Wednesday said that one Indian athlete has flunked dope test during the ongoing sporting extravaganza, but declined to disclose the name. ANI

Fennell says Delhi 'benefitted tremendously' by hosting CWG
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell on Monday said New Delhi has benefitted tremendously by hosting the XIXth Commonwealth Games as it got an opportunity to improve the citys infrastructure. ANI

No problem with water quality of pools, says Games chief Fennell
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell said on Sunday that there was no problem with the water quality of the pools and they were monitoring it constantly. ANI

CWG Organising Committee thanks workers for getting JNS track, field ready on time
The Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi has thanked the thousands of workers who helped repair the athletics track and lay 70 lanes of turf across the in-field at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and have it ready in time for the track and field competition that began on Wednesday evening. ANI

Fennell apologises for injury to Ugandan officials
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell on Thursday apologised for a bizarre car accident resulting in injuries to three Ugandan officials, including the teams Chef de Mission, at the Games Village. 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

Low turnout of spectators concerns CWG President Fennell
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell has expressed concern on the low turnout of spectators in the stadiums. ANI

Tanzanian team arrives for Delhi Commonwealth Games
A contingent from Tanzania arrived for the Commonwealth Games 2010 here on Monday. ANI

Scotland team arrives in New Delhi for Commonwealth Games
The contingent of Scotland for the Commonwealth Games-2010 arrived here on Sunday. ANI

Australian and Kenyan teams arrive in New Delhi for Commonwealth Games
Contingents from Australia and Kenya for the Commonwealth Games arrived here on Sunday. ANI

Reddy confident about successful Commonwealth Games
Urban Development Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Saturday expressed confidence about the country hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games saying the problem has narrowed down to the upkeep of the Games Village. ANI

Lots of work done, but problems still exist, says Fennell on CWG
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Michael Fennell on Saturday said a considerable amount of work has been done on the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but problems still exist. ANI

Michael Fennell inspects Commonwealth Games village
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell visited the Games village this morning to examine the state of the much-criticised complex. ANI

PM asks Jaipal Reddy, GoM to keep strict supervision of CWG's pending work
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday asked Union Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy and members of the Group of Ministers (GoM) to keep strict supervision on pending work related to Commonwealth Games. ANI

CGF chief Michael Fennell likely to visit Games Village on Friday
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief Michael Fennell, who arrived here on Thursday morning, is expected to visit the Games Village to review ongoing preparations on Friday. ANI

Lt. Governor Tejinder Khanna assures ideal environment for C'wealth Games
Delhis Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna on Thursday assured all officials, athletes and other guests visiting the national capital for the Commonwealth Games, of an ideal healthy living environment. ANI

Prime Minister convenes high level meet on C'wealth Games' preparations
A high-level meeting is being convened at Prime Ministers residence to review the preparations ahead of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held between Oct. 3 to 14. ANI

No team will pull out of Delhi 2010: Kalmadi
Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi Chairman Suresh Kalmadi today said he was happy with the progress made in the Games Village as it got ready to welcome the first of the 7000 athletes and team officials who will reside there during the Commonwealth Games. ANI

Manmohan Singh to meet Gill, Reddy on Commonwealth Games preparations
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has called Union Sports Minister M S Gill and Union Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy for a meeting on Thursday evening to discuss the preparations for the XIXth Commonwealth Games. ANI

Australian Government issues travel warning over Delhi CWG building standards
The Australian Government has warned its citizens about the dangers of buildings in Delhi, after collapse of a bridge near Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium, the main venue for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ANI

Delhi CM Dikshit inspects Games Village, all efforts on to save CWG
With some international teams opting to delay their arrival in New Delhi for the XIXth Commonwealth Games, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit visited the Games Village on Thursday to assess the situation. ANI

CWG mess: Fennel may seek Manmohan Singh's intervention
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell arrived here on Thursday, and is likely to meet the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, to press for his continual intervention to save the XIXth Commonwealth Games from possible collapse. ANI

Delhi Commonwealth Games village seriously compromised, says Fennell
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell has expressed grave concern about the athletes village in New Delhi, saying that the facility is seriously compromised. ANI

CGF chief Fennel meets Delhi CM Dikshit
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday morning, and is believed to have reviewed the preparations for the October 2010 Commonwealth Games. ANI

Fennel inspects stadia to take stock of 2010 Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell, who is on a two-day visit to New Delhi, inspected the Thyagaraj Sports Complex and the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday morning to take stock of the 2010 Games preparedness. ANI

Fennel in New Delhi to inspect CWG venues
Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell, who is on a two-day visit to New Delhi, will inspect various stadiums on Wednesday and meet the government officials to get an update on security for the 2010 Games beginning on October 3. ANI

Non-participation of one or two players will not affect CWG: Kalmadi
Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Sunday said that the non-participation of one or two players will not affect the event, and people will come across new champions this time. ANI

Gill disappointed over top athletes skipping Commonwealth Games
Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister M. S. Gill has expressed disappointment over a series of pullouts from international athletes for the Commonwealth Games. ANI

Commonwealth Games infrastructure complete, Delhi revamp on track: Kalmadi
Suresh Kalmadi, the Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, on Friday said the infrastructure for the Games is complete. ANI

Commonwealth Games: Queens baton arrives in India
The Queens Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) arrived in India from Pakistan via the Wagah Border on Friday. ANI

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