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Commonwealth Games Federation President hails legacy of 2010 Delhi CWG on 10th anniversary
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Commonwealth Games Federation President hails legacy of 2010 Delhi CWG on 10th anniversary

The Delhi Commonwealth Games, the biggest multi-sport event to be staged in India, ran from 3-14 October, 2010 and saw over 4,000 athletes compete across 21 disciplines.

Indian Olympic Association expresses interest in hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games
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Indian Olympic Association expresses interest in hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games

The Indian Olympic Association on Thursday floated the idea of hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games, nine years after organising the 2010 edition that was marred by a corruption scandal.

Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 94.24 lakh of company involved in 2010 CWG stadium renovation
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Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 94.24 lakh of company involved in 2010 CWG stadium renovation

The Enforcement Directorate said it has attached assets worth Rs 94.24 lakh of a company, which was involved in the renovation of two CWG stadiums in Delhi, under a money laundering law.

Para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar suspended by PCI for recording videos of female swimmers; athlete refutes charges
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Para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar suspended by PCI for recording videos of female swimmers; athlete refutes charges

The PCI revealed that a written complaint was received against Karmakar regarding acts of misconduct, misbehaviour and manhandling by the Arjuna awardee swimmer.

Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidents
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Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidents

Firstpost hit ground zero to compile this report on how Bawana suffers the consequence of a state that miserably fails to address the cause.

Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility
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Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility

India's medal chances at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham take a hit as shooting has been excluded from the competition.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: 27,000 tickets given away to avoid 2010 Commonwealth Games 'embarasment'
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: 27,000 tickets given away to avoid 2010 Commonwealth Games 'embarasment'

The Under-17 World Cup marks India's first attempt at hosting a FIFA tournament, but sales for the high-profile event have been poor, despite some seats costing less than a dollar.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India take on USA, Colombia, Ghana in New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India take on USA, Colombia, Ghana in New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium boasts a formidable seating capacity of 58,000 and fans in Delhi will surely want to make sure they fill each and every seat when the tournament gets going.

Jwala Gutta to focus on popularising doubles event, expanding talent pool in new role as coach
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Jwala Gutta to focus on popularising doubles event, expanding talent pool in new role as coach

Jwala Gutta, a Commonwealth gold medalist in women's doubles, was recently included in the coaches panel by the Badminton Association of India (BAI).

CWG scam:  Two and a half year jail term for two private firm directors
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CWG scam: Two and a half year jail term for two private firm directors

A special court has awarded two-and-a-half year jail term to two directors of a Mumbai-based firm for cheating and criminal conspiracy during 2010 Commonwealth Games(CWG).

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: AIFF promises to avoid errors of Commonwealth Games 2010
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: AIFF promises to avoid errors of Commonwealth Games 2010

India has promised that this year's U-17 football World Cup will avoid the errors of New Delhi's 2010 Commonwealth Games, which were notorious for shoddy facilities and corruption.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel vows upkeep of Commonwealth Games 2010 venues following complaints
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Sports Minister Vijay Goel vows upkeep of Commonwealth Games 2010 venues following complaints

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Friday assured of proper upkeep of all the venues used in the 2010 Commonwealth Games, days after the toilets at the IG Stadium came in for sharp criticism during the Asian Wrestling Championship.

IOA annuls appointments of scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Chautala as life presidents
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IOA annuls appointments of scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Chautala as life presidents

Facing a severe backlash for appointing scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala as life presidents, IOA has been forced to revoke its decision.

Road to Rio: Will Kavita Raut, India's 'Sawarpada Express', set her maiden Olympics alight?
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Road to Rio: Will Kavita Raut, India's 'Sawarpada Express', set her maiden Olympics alight?

The long-distance marathon runner is Commonwealth and Asiad champion. Will she add Olympic medalist to her list of accomplishments as well?

Road to Rio: To win a medal, Manpreet Kaur needs to replicate national form at 2016 Olympics
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Road to Rio: To win a medal, Manpreet Kaur needs to replicate national form at 2016 Olympics

26-year old shot-putter Manpreet Kaur created history when she became the first Indian woman to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics in her field.

Road to Rio: Renjith Maheshwary, India's triple jumper, tries his luck for a third time at Olympics
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Road to Rio: Renjith Maheshwary, India's triple jumper, tries his luck for a third time at Olympics

Having failed to get past the qualification stage at the previous Olympic Games, Renjith Maheshwary will aim to reach the final at Rio Olympics 2016

Road to Rio: Veteran light welterweight boxer Manoj Kumar packs quite the punch
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Road to Rio: Veteran light welterweight boxer Manoj Kumar packs quite the punch

Will Manoj overcome the dour memories of the London Olympics to get a podium finish in Rio? 11 years of experience say that there's a good chance for it!

Rio 2016: Dipa Karmakar’s journey from DIY, second-hand equipment to the Olympics
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Rio 2016: Dipa Karmakar’s journey from DIY, second-hand equipment to the Olympics

When Dipa Karmakar launches into her soaring vault at the Rio Olympics, chances are that only a handful of people will be aware that the foundations of the skill were built on DIY apparatus made from second-hand parts of a discarded scooter.

Road to Rio: Armed with experience, recurve archer Deepika Kumari goes for gold
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Road to Rio: Armed with experience, recurve archer Deepika Kumari goes for gold

Deepika Kumari is a force to be reckoned with, both in the individual as well as team recurve events at Rio