Friday, September 24, 2010

Brush up your facts about Commonwealth Games , 2010 to be held in New Delhi!

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Inaugurations of Commonwealth Games, 2010 is very close now and India being the host this time will be a centre of attraction for a period of 10 days from 3rd October to 14th October, 2010. These Commonwealth Games will be the largest multi-sport event ever held in India. The venue of the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games, 2010 will be Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. It is for the very first time that Commonwealth Games are being held in India. In Asia, India is the second country after Malaysia, which will host the Commonwealth Games. In the year 1998, Commonwealth Games were held in Kuala Lampur city of Malaysia.

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Commonwealth Games, 2010

Top Outlines of Commonwealth Games, 2010, New Delhi:

1. Commonwealth Games 2010 are going to be held in Delhi from 3rd October 2010 to 14th October, 2010.

2. Commonwealth 2010 are the 19th edition of the Commonwealth Games so far.

3. Opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games will be held on 3rd October, 2010 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

4. India has earlier hosted Asian Games in 1951 and 1982 but it is for the very first time India is hosting Commonwealth Games.

5. Motto of Commonwealth Games, 2010 is ‘Come out and play’.

6. 85 Commonwealth teams will be participating in Commonwealth Games, 2010.

7. There will be in total 260 events in 17 categories in Commonwealth Games, 2010.

8. The Mascot for Commonwealth Games is ‘Shera’. The word ‘Shera’ is derived from Hindi word ‘Sher’ which means tiger. Idiom Design and consulting has designed the logo for the Commonwealth Games, 2010.

Various Stadiums for Various Events in Commonwealth Games, 2010:

1. Jawahrlal Nehru Stadium will witness the opening and closing ceremony of Commonwealth Games on 3rd and 14th October, 2010 respectively. Also, events like athletics, lawn bowls and weightlifting will be held in Jawaharlal Nehru stadium.
2. Hockey events will take place in Dyanchand National Stadium.

3. Archery, cycling, gymnastics and wrestling events will take place in Indira Gandhi Arena.

4. Table Tennis events will be held in Yamuna Sports Complex.

5. Boxing in Talkatora Stadium.

6. SPM Swimming Pool Complex will witness the Aquatic events.

7. Shooting events will take place in Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range.

8. Netball in Thyagaraj Stadium.

9. Rugby sevens in Delhi University Sports Complex.

10. Tennis in RK Khanna Tennis Complex.

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