Commonwealth Games Live
October 3, 2010 by staff
Commonwealth Games Live, And the construction of emotion in the biggest sporting event held in this county wide, no matter where you go, you can expect at least five pairs of hands to see that you and your belongings daily.
In the Indian capital, this “magazine and bag ‘process eventually becomes as boring as the persistence of auto-rickshaw drivers touting for business.
If nothing else has been entirely satisfactory in the period before the Commonwealth Games in India, the same can not be said of security.
It has been seven years, £ 1.5bn and more than a few gray hairs in the decisions, but New Delhi is ready. Almost.
The accumulation of “Games of India” may have been affected by the stories of corruption, poor labor and security threats.
Now it’s just a case of dotting ‘i’s and crossing’ t … ok, and the strange ‘j’ and ‘x’ as well.
Athletes ‘Village as underrated’ has finally been signed by the senior political New Delhi, but the stories of deserters and volunteers of the stadium remain available to the surface.
Fortunately, the Scotland team are in a better state.
They began arriving a week before the opening ceremony on Sunday and once they start the games that have much to live.
The last time in Melbourne that claimed 11 gold medals, breaking the previous record, on his way to a total distance of 29 podiums ..
This could be a lean year, although intended for medals between 18 and 25.
Four years ago, it started with a barrage of six golds in the pool and in Delhi which is also where the potential first-come the first day.
David Carry is a good bet to add to his two gold medals for Australia, and even fellow gold McClatchey Cailitn winner has had a difficult year through fitness, and Gregor Tait has hung his hat, but rising star Hannah Miley always looks good in the 400 individual medley.
Knightrider typical of Scotland, Sir Chris Hoy – a virtual stickers to win cycling gold – may be just one of several high-profile absence from India.
However, Ross Edgar champion could take more honors at the velodrome, while David Millar takes his bow GTC fresh from the second coming at the world road trial in Australia.
In stage Jawaharlal Nehru, Lee McConnell is the best track and field hope in 400m individual and relay races, and in the most remote place an hour outside the city handles Neil Stirton bronze seek to improve from 2006.
Users are undoubtedly the main focus, but there is more to keep an eye out.
If India is the king of cricket, hockey is the crown prince.
All the days of local television games are being tested worldwide for Commonwealth teams warm-up games.
Both men and women in Scotland – which, hopefully, could sneak a medal – playing host to what should be a very special atmosphere in the stunning Gran Dhyan Chand National Stadium.
And Scotland has not one but two pairs of twins from the competition.
The Robertson – Donna and Fiona – have already won bronze in judo in the Commonwealth. Will take to the canvas again in Scotland … but this time as fighters.
McGlashan and Carol and Helen were on the gymnastics team in Melbourne, but say their almost telepathic understanding is helping them excel in synchronized diving.
How long do you can go from beginner to champion boxer? Five, six, seven years?
How about two? Ross Henderson first became a pair of gloves in 2008. Now 23 years old, going by the Commonwealth gold in the super heavyweight division.
Last but not least, Willie Wood, the septuagenarian make your game session.
For all the horror stories that have preceded this event, which has made a single complaint.
This is not the Olympic Village or the heat of 35 degrees or even the seemingly endless security checks.
No, along with their drinks.
You see, Willie’s football team is Hearts and tops of the games are in the green of Edinburgh rivals Hibernian.
I guess no matter what color you are, if you bring gold, silver or bronze.
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