President of the Commonwealth Games Federation Michael Fennel has, in a letter to the cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekar, expressed his concern over the preparation of the Games Village.
The New Delhi Commonwealth Games, which is suffering a lot from all the corruption allegations, has received yet another setback.
Fears are being expressed from several quarters that the organization or lack of it surrounding the Commonwealth games could be detrimental to India’s standing and may jeopardize the country’s chances of hosting the Olympics any time soon.
Although several projects connected with the Commonwealth games have been facing delays, the Chief Minister of Delhi has given assurances that everything will be completed as planned and that the city would make India proud. She said that this would be the best Games ever.
England has denied media reports that it might withdraw from the Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi in October 2010 over security concerns.
New Delhi: Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit has warned the contractors of the Commonwealth Games whose projects are getting delayed that they will not only be blacklisted but also will face ‘‘other contractual actions.’’
New Delhi: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has imposed fines on the officials at the Commonwealth Games Village for having allowed water to stagnate on its construction sites.
Delhi will have a 4-layer security cordon for the Commonwealth Games to be held on October 3-14, 2010, covering all the venues, including the various sporting facilities and the Games Village.
The face-off between the Commonwealth Games Federation and the Commonwealth Games 2010 Organising Committee has taken a turn for the worse with the committee rejecting the Commonwealth Games Federation’s proposal to set up an independent monitoring committee to oversee the preparations for the Delhi Games and also demanding that Mike Hooper, chief executive officer of the event, be sacked forthwith.
Commonwealth Games Federation team happy with Delhi Games Village, not so happy with sporting facilities.