New Delhi 2010

Delhi 2010 relocate to new offices as no sign of Organising Committee being closed

By Duncan Mackay

Jawaharlal NehruApril 12 - More than two-and-a-half years after the Closing Ceremony, members of the Organising Committee of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi are set to move out of their nine-storey office block into smaller accommodation.

Exclusive: Swiss Timing set for legal action against Delhi 2010 as executives face corruption allegations

By Tom Degun

Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 timing systemApril 2 - Swiss Timing, the umbrella firm for Omega, a worldwide Olympic partner, has claimed that they are preparing to take legal action against organisers of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi over unpaid invoices as its executives faced charges of supplying equipment at exorbitant rates.

Indian court frames corruption charges against Kalmadi and aides

By Tom Degun

Suresh-KalmadiFebruary 4 - A court in India today framed charges against former Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games chairman Suresh Kalmadi for allegedly cheating, conspiring and causing a loss of more than Rs.90 crore (£11 million/$17 million/€13 million) to the public exchequer in a Commonwealth Games related bribery case.

Indian court to frame charges against Kalmadi next month

By Tom Degun

KalmadiJanuary 10 - A court in India has fixed February 4 as the date for framing charges against former Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games chairman Suresh Kalmadi for allegedly cheating, conspiring and causing a loss of over Rs.90 crore (£10,530,000/$16,896,440/€12,896,100) to the public exchequer in a Games related graft case.

Kalmadi officially charged in connection with Delhi 2010 corruption allegations

By Duncan Mackay

Suresh Kalmadi head and shouldersDecember 21 - Suresh Kalmadi will face corruption charges next month linked to the New Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games, a court in India ruled today. 

Infostrada Sports slams latest payment claims from Delhi 2010 Organising Committee

By Tom Degun

delhi 2010_commonwealth_games_closing_ceremony_05-10-11October 5 - Infostrada Sports has hit back at the latest claims from the Delhi 2010 Organising Committee who have asked the Dutch company for a return payment of around £850,000 ($1.3 million/€985,100) for what they describe as "incomplete services" and "breach of agreement" for work carried at the Commonwealth Games.

Delhi 2010 cost 16 times more than budgeted, auditors report

By Duncan Mackay

Delhi_2010_Commonwealth_Games_audit_held_upAugust 6 - India's preparations for last year's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi have been condemned as being deeply flawed, riddled with favouritism and cost 16 times more than the original esimate, a newly published report has concluded.

Indian Prime Minister not to blame for Kalmadi appointment claims Sports Minister

By Duncan Mackay

Suresh_Kalmadi_with_Manmohan_Singh_Closing_Ceremony_Delhi_2010August 2 - India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken has tried to defend the country's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from criticism over the fact that Suresh Kalmadi was allowed to continue to oversee the preparations for last year's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi despite warnings that he should be removed.

McGoldrick finally receives Commonwealth Games gold medal after long wait

By Tom Degun

Sean_McGoldrick_with_Commonwealth_Games_gold_medal_2June 8 - Welsh boxer Sean McGoldrick has revealed that it was an amazing feeling to finally get his hands on the gold medal in the bantamweight division from the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.
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