Full Coverage - Countdown to CWG
A month ago, Melkote Badrinath Balakrishnan lay on a hospital bed, writhing in pain.
Monday , 4 October '10On Monday morning, Rohan Bopanna will step on the swanky new RK Khanna tennis stadium to take on Robert Buyinza from Uganda.
Monday , 4 October '10It will be a shoot-out between Australia and England in the pool; Emily Seebohm aims to win eight gold
Sunday , 3 October '10The 19th Commonwealth Games was jointly declared open by Prince Charles and President of India Pratibha Patil.
Sunday , 3 October '10Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said it was indeed a proud moment for India to host the 19th edition of CWG in New Delhi.
Sunday , 3 October '10The fascinating mix of culture and modernity enthralled the Pakistani contingent during their walk.
Sunday , 3 October '10It was both cheers and jeers for Suresh Kalmadi when he made his speech while it was cheers all the way for Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit.
Sunday , 3 October '10Hundreds of schoolchildren attired in the tricolour welcomed guests with ace singer Hariharan.
Sunday , 3 October '10Akhil Kumar is aiming to script history by becoming the first pugilist from the country to strike two successive golds at the event.
Sunday , 3 October '10New Zealand's netball player and flag-bearer Irene Van Dyk described India as very beautiful country.
Sunday , 3 October '10Twenty two-year-old Ravi Kumar from a small town in Orissa is one of the medal prospects for India in weightlifting.
Sunday , 3 October '10Delhi Metro and DTC have made elaborate arrangements for the commuters.
Sunday , 3 October '10Chidambaram made a brief survey of the MPC which is being run by the Press Information Bureau.
Sunday , 3 October '10Kathak exponent Birju Maharaj, who has choreographed the monsoon section of the ‘Tree of Knowledge’ segment for the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
Sunday , 3 October '10She is the new kid on the block in a team that has stalwarts like Dola Banerjee and L Bombayla Devi.
Sunday , 3 October '10The media on Saturday finally got a look at the Indian men's hockey team.
Sunday , 3 October '10The swish International Zone at the CWG Village in Delhi is where athletes seek normalcy, away from gruelling workouts and practice sessions. Here, sportsmen mingle with each other, try out the spas and salons and dwell on mundane matters like choosing toothpaste.
Saturday , 2 October '10Helicopters with commandos will do aerial recce of Games Village and stadiums at regular intervals.
Saturday , 2 October '10Steve Hooker, Rebecca Adlington, Leisel Jones, Ezekiel Kemboi will be among the crowd-pullers.
Saturday , 2 October '10Foreign athlete are itching to see Taj Mahal, bazaars in Delhi, pick up souvenirs and sample the street life of the country.