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CWG GAMES COUNTDOWN BEGINS. XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi. Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi. November 2003: Delhi wins bid to host Games February 2005: Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi responsible for conduct and delivery of Games. Largest Ever Participation.

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XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi


Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi

  • November 2003: Delhi wins bid to host Games
  • February 2005: Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi responsible for conduct and delivery of Games

Largest Ever Participation

7,000 Athletes & Team Officials

1,500 Technical officials


Important Dates

  • 16 September - Arrival of advanced teams from CGA
  • 23rd September -Teams check in at Village
  • 23rd September - Opening of Main Press Centre
  • 3rdOctober - Opening ceremony
  • 14thOctober - Closing ceremony
special features in commonwealth games
Special Features in Commonwealth Games

Green Games

Longest Queen’s Baton Relay

High Definition telecast

Largest media participation

State of the art technology across operations

Aerostat at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium


Queen’s Baton Relay

  • Longest Queen’s Baton Relay
  • Covering 190,000 kms
  • 71 Commonwealth Nations
  • 100 days in India
green games
Green Games
  • 3.5 million trees planted in Delhi
  • Energy saving fixtures and CFLs used at venues
  • Paper recycling
  • Water Conservation at all venues
  • Thaygaraj Stadium –A model green stadium

Competition Venues

18 test events conducted successfully to test venue and management systems for the Games

XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi

jawaharlal nehru stadium10
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
  • Opening /Closing ceremonies
  • Seating capacity:60,000
  • Athletics
  • Weightlifting
  • Lawn Bowls
  • PTFE membrane roof
  • Earthquake resistant building
talkatora indoor stadium
Talkatora Indoor Stadium


Venue for Commonwealth Boxing Championship in March 2010

Commonwealth Boxing Championship Test Event

indira gandhi sports complex
Indira Gandhi Sports Complex

Cycling, Gymnastics and Wrestling

  • Two New Stadia constructed for Cycling and Wrestling
  • Original Stadium for Gymnastics renovated
  • Permanent timber cycling track
  • Thermal insulation on roof

Gymnastics test event (Federation Cup) held in August 2010

major dhyan chand national stadium
Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium


  • Historic venue-built in 1933
  • Venue for Men’s Hockey World Cup in
  • Feb/March 2010
  • Brand new synthetic hockey turfs
thyagaraj sports complex
Thyagaraj Sports Complex


  • Green Building Concept :
  • Rain water harvesting
  • Effluent Treatment Plant
  • Grid Interactive One Megawatt Solar energy
shyama prasad mukherjee aquatic complex
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Aquatic Complex
  • World’s first pool based on Cohestrands technology from France

Non Competition Venues

XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi

games village
Games Village
  • Residential Zone
    • 14 blocks, 34 towers,
    • 1,168 air-conditioned flats
  • International Zone
  • Training areas
  • Gymnasium
  • Fitness centre
  • Discotheque
  • 20 electric buses for shuttle service
games village ensuring a comfortable stay for athletes
Games Village: Ensuring a comfortable stay for athletes

8,000 beds including 250 for Para-Sport athletes

Well appointed Air Conditioned 2 to 5 bedroom apartments.

games village catering
Games Village - Catering
  • Kitchen to serve 36,000 meals per day
  • International norms of hygiene
  • Regular food safety and food audit tests
  • All items to carry Nutrition & Allergic Foods information
  • International nutrition standards to meet special requirements
  • Menu from all six regions of the Commonwealth
  • Packed meals for athletes from Village

Press Operations

  • Main Press Center at Pragati Maidan Hall 12-12A
  • Venue Media Centers in each stadia
  • State of the Art facilities
  • New Initiatives
  • - CATV in High-definition
  • - Live telecast from stadia
  • 600 workstations
  • Games News Service
  • Press Conference Halls
  • Host Broadcaster-Doordarshan
  • Largest live television coverage for any Commonwealth Games – including US and Canada
  • Extensive coverage through
    • Network 10 and FoxTel in Australia
    • TVNZ in New Zealand
    • BBC in United Kingdom
    • SABC in South Africa
    • BON in Nigeria
    • Asia Broadcasting Union (ABU) for key Asian Commonwealth Countries


  • Delhi Police ensuring safe Games
  • Security arrangements:
  • Athlete security (Airport, Village etc)
  • Venue security (Competition and Non Competition)
  • In – transit security
  • Emergency Management
  • Transport at three levels-T1 & T2 cars,T3&T4 buses
  • Special buses with GPRS for:
    • Athletes
    • Delegates
    • Media
  • All buses with special access and seating
  • Specially marked lanes on key roads for speedy movement
  • Metro services across the city
  • Airport Express Line
  • Park and Ride facility
doping control

Doping Control

State-of-the-art Doping Control Stations at all competition venues

Dope Centre at Games Village

Command Centre at Games Headquarters

World class National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) at Delhi

Athlete anti-doping Outreach programme at the Village by OC and WADA

CGF approved test distribution plan

medical facilities
Medical Facilities
  • State of art medical facilities at Games

Village Polyclinic, and at all venues

  • Networked with dedicated tertiary care


  • Manned by trained doctors and paramedics
  • Super specialty centre for management of

sports injuries

ticketing website
Ticketing Website
  • Comprehensive information on events, schedule, seat maps and prices
  • Buy tickets through debit/credit card and net banking

To book tickets online log on to


20 days to go…

Shera on track !!!