Common Wealth Games 2010
October 3, 2010 by staff
2010 Commonwealth opening ceremony of the Games is underway.
Commonwealth Games 2010 was held in New Delhi, India, 3-14 October 2010.
The 2010 Commonwealth opening ceremony of the Games is being held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the main stadium for the event.
It is the first time the Commonwealth Games takes place in India and the second time the event has taken place in Asia (after 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).
Preparations for the Commonwealth Games, 2010 was criticized in the media due to problems such as bad weather, the commitment of infrastructure, preparation of delays, the withdrawal of star athletes, and allegations of corruption. No nation has been withdrawn and the games have been postponed.
Suresh Kalmadi, president of the Organizing Committee, said in his keynote speech ath the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games: “India is ready to host the Commonwealth Games. We have the second fastest growing economy in the world . There have been delays and problems, but we have risen to the challenges and we can do. Despite adverse publicity, all the nations of the Commonwealth have passed through India. This will be the biggest Games in history. ”
The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2010 (GTC), broadcast live on Doordarshan last night, is expected to be seen by about 60 percent of TV households estimated $ 130 million in India , Aruna Sharma, Doordarshan Director General said.
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