The Commonwealth Games is one of the biggest sporting extravaganzas in the world. The commonwealth games are known for multi-sport and multinational event held once every four years. These games are also known by friendly games. Athletes from the former colonies of British Empire participate in this Game. CGF – Commonwealth Games Federation is the organization that is responsible for controlling commonwealth games. Every year around 5000 athletes and officials, attend the Commonwealth Games. This nineteenth commonwealth games schedule to be held in Delhi, India from 3 October to 14 October 2010. For India after hosted Asian Games in 1951 and 1982, it will be the first time when it hosting such a big event of commonwealth games and second time for Asia, after 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main objective behind organizing the commonwealth games is to improve the general well-being of the people and the society of the Commonwealth of Nations. The motto of the commonwealth games is to put emphasis on EQUALITY – HUMANITY – DESTINY that helps in encouraging and assistance of education through sports development and physical recreation.
The upcoming commonwealth games 2010 are the nineteenth commonwealth games held in Delhi the capital state of India where the opening ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Commonwealth games schedule 2010 includes venue information, fixtures, events and dates about the common wealth games 2010.
The venue for 2010 common wealth games includes,
Delhi University Sports Complex
Dhyan Chand National Stadium
Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range
R K Khanna Tennis complex
Siri Fort Sports Complex
Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Swimming Complex
Talkatora Indoor Stadium
Tyagraja Sports Complex
Yamuna Sports Complex
The Common wealth games is One of the biggest sports festivals of the world that includes Aquatics, Athletics, Athletics Events, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby Sevens, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling as major games played during common wealth games. The first Commonwealth games which were held in Hamilton 1930 included only 6 sports but after giving an importance to different sports more and more games are being included within the framework of commonwealth games, therefore, in this nineteenth common wealth games 17 different sports have been included. As per the rules and regulations of the commonwealth games federation – CGF, there are three types of sports namely core, recognized and Optional where the hosting city of Commonwealth Games must include a minimum of 10 core sports on their Programme. World Anti Doping Agency – WADA and Commonwealth Games Federation are two main concerned authorities have stated different rules and regulations according to which the events are to be played. As it is one of the biggest events of the world many online sources are available on the internet from where one can book commonwealth games tickets. About 1.7 million tickets will be available in three phases and for general public common wealth games tickets will be available from may 2010.