Commonwealth Games – What is Going On???

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The commonwealth games are the big event of the world that will held in India after the Asian games held in 1951 and 1982. It is a third multisport event after the Olympics games and Asian games. Some games are includes that played mainly in all commonwealth countries. The games were previously known as British Empire Games has controlled by Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). The event was held first in 1930. It has renamed in 1954 as British Empire and Commonwealth Games and British Commonwealth games in 1970. The games got his real title in 1978.

The commonwealth games 2010 will held in Delhi, India between October 3, 2010 and October 14, 2010 with population over 15 million. The games in India have to organize by Indian Olympic Association by chair of Mr Suresh Kalmadi. It will be the 19th commonwealth games first time held in India. India won the summons over Canada by 46 votes to host this mega event. In 2010 Commonwealth games, there are 17 sports will be organized as Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, and Rugby Sevens, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling. The Mascot of CWG 2010 is “Shera” and Logo is “Come Out and Play”. There are 71 nations will participates in this game. The invitation from queen of England has accepted by President of India Mrs. Pratibha Devi Patil. Mr Abhinav Bindra received the Queen’s Baton Relay and become the first baton bearer.

Delhi is the capital city of India with rich culture and history where games will be held. It is imperial city created by British Raj. The host city Delhi has ready for commonwealth games 2010 with great infrastructure. The games village have made near Akshardham Temple the largest Hindu temple of the world on east bank of river Yamuna with warmth of culture, tradition, hospitality and all modern facilities. Several other facilities to tourist and participating teams are providing by Delhi Government and also facilitate related maximum security. The Game Village has spread over an area of over 158.4 acre along with 14 blocks, 34 towers and 1,164 air-conditioned flats. It can provide accommodation around 8,000 athletes and team officials.

The commonwealth game schedule is from October 3rd to October 14th in capital city of India, Delhi. The opening ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games will be organized at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi by presenting of global politics, athletics and other Official personality on 3rd October. The games will also organize at different venue like Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Siri Fort Sports Complex, Talkatora Indoor Stadium, Yamuna Sports Complex, Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range, and R K Khanna Tennis Complex, Delhi University and SPM Swimming Pool Complex on all different dates. The closing ceremony of the CWG 2010 will be held on 14th October 2010.

The commonwealth games tickets went sale on 4th June 2010. It will be sail until the start of each event. There is total of 1.7 billion tickets available for general people. The tickets price of opening ceremony of the games are minimum 1000 and highest 50,000 for the best seat. For the other events, the prices of tickets start from 50 rupees and up to 1000 rupees. The ticket prices for the each event are different. Ticket holders can get free public transport. The viewers can get tickets from online, selected outlets in Delhi and many ticket agencies that provide tickets for the games.

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