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The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.

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I am going to stake that will make the Silver Ferns squad for the Commonwealth Games.
Congrats to the many great performers at the World Masters Indoor Championships @ Budapest this week. Mega respect !!! Also congrats to Lily Partridge on running her 1st outdoor track 10k & getting a b standard time for both the European Champs & Commonwealth Games this year :) !!!
ROUND-UP: PART 2: After 10 years (5 years of UPA-I and 5 of UPA-II), in office the scam-tainted UPA government is reeling under corruption. 10 big scams. 2) Commonwealth Games Scam: Another feather in the cap of Congress list is Commonwealth Games loot. Even before the long awaited sporting bonanza could see the day of light, the grand event was soaked in the allegations of corruption. It is estimated that out of Rs. 70 crore spent on the Games, only half the said amount was spent on Indian sportspersons. SCAM 3 to details to follow.
Scots swimmer Michael Jamieson promises to do the moonwalk if he lands Commonwealth Games gold: THE OLYMPIC si...
Hi everyone, Just an update to where South Australia is, in receiving an new International Tennis Stadium and potential ATP/WTA Tennis Tournament. Sports Minister Leon Bignell, has stated that the SA Labor government is keen to invest around $60 million dollars to the upgrade but need's to see more detail in its review to invest this amount of taxpayer’s funds. Leon Bignell would like the stadium to be used potentially for the 2030 Commonwealth Games (will need to be built, or commence building before Labor government bids for the games by 2016) and the SA Labor government also needs to be satisfied that Tennis Australia will grant Adelaide a 7 day International tennis event, similar to those held in Melbourne (Kooyong Classic), Hobart, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane each year as a warm up leading to the Melbourne Australian Open International Grand Slam. Tennis SA had recently received SA Labor government funding of $80,000 to assist in the revised development of it's Memorial Drive master plan in which w ...
2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India! Looking forward to this summer!
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Relay Carnival 2014 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Today we can stand proud as a nation we look back at the 4 x 400m men Relay Team of the 1960’s. •Lennox Yearwood, Kent Bernard, Edwin Roberts,Wendell Mottley. By Paul Voisin and Betty-ann Villafana One of the most glorious moments for Trinidad and Tobago in sporting history The venue was Kingston Jamaica where Trinidad and Tobago greatest 4 x 400 relay quartet won gold and clocked a world record of 3:02.8sec at the 1966 Commonwealth Games.
Ric Charlesworth to quit as Australia's field hockey coach after 2014 Commonwealth Games
Will we all own one of these by the end of July? New merchandise released for Commonwealth Games >
Many of the biggest scandals since 2010 have involved very high level government officials, including Cabinet Ministers and Chief Ministers, such as in the 2G spectrum scam (1760 billion), the 2010 Commonwealth Games scam (700 billion), the Adarsh Housing Society scam , the Coal Mining Scam (1860 billion), the Mining Scandal in Karnataka and the Cash for Vote scam . plz yarra kuch kro
The Congress party has chosen 32- year-old Youth Congress leader Vishwajeet Kadam to fight the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections from Pune. Vishwajeet is the son of Patangrao Kadam, the State Forest and Rehabilitation Minister. In the process, it has denied a ticket to the sitting Pune MP, Suresh Kalmadi, who was suspended by the party after his arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam in April 2011. Kalmadi has been the Pune Lok Sabha MP for the last two consecutive terms. Kadam told Sakal Times that he was happy that the party High Command had reposed faith in a youth leader like him. "I am grateful to Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi for reposing faith in me. I will definitely fulfill the expectations of citizens of Pune and work hard for the city," Kadam said. The Congress city unit president Abhay Chhajed welcomed the decision of the party High Command. Kadam, who is State president of Maharashtra Pradesh Youth Con ...
Sir Alex Ferguson, UNICEF UK Ambassador, talks about why he's supporting The Herald's Children of the Commonwealth Appeal ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The Australian Government has welcomed Fiji’s inclusion in the Commonwealth Games.
Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) Alert: The Queen's Baton Relay is a much loved tradition of the Commonwealth Games and symbolises the coming together of all Commonwealth nations and territories in preparation for the four-yearly festival of sport and culture. The Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton Relay is the curtain-raiser to the XX Commonwealth Games. Over a period of 288 days the baton will visit 70 nations and territories, cover 190,000 kilometres and involve a third of the world's population, making it the world's most engaging relay. On 9 October 2013 the Queen's Baton Relay was launched at Buckingham Palace, at a ceremony where Her Majesty The Queen placed Her message to the Commonwealth into the baton. The baton will be relayed by thousands of people throughout the Commonwealth, each one honoured by their own nation to participate in this unique tradition. Magical memories will be created on this journey across continents, terrains and time zones. From Sydney Harbour Bridge to the forests of Rwanda; from Pacif ...
CELTIC today announced that if the club is fortunate enough to be involved in UEFA Champions League Qualifying matches, then it is proposed that the first two qualifying rounds will be held at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh With Celtic Park being used for the Opening Ceremony of this year's Commonwealth Games, Murrayfield is the logical choice to host the club's matches given the size of the stadium and its infrastructure. Celtic has already had advanced discussions with the management of Murrayfield Stadium and these will continue. The club feels it is important that supporters are given early notice of these arrangements and we will continue to liaise with our supporters groups and all other relevant authorities going forward. Celtic Chief Executive Peter Lawwell said: "Clearly we very much hope to be involved in the Champions League qualifying matches in July and early August and if this is the case then we felt it important that our fans know our proposed arrangements as early as possible. "We are f ...
Carmarthenshire school children flocked to Carmarthen Athletic to watch the Wales Sevens squad at a training session where Adam Thomas and Lee Williams were hoping to raise the profile of the sport with the Commonwealth Games rapidly approaching.
Carlisle's Nick Miller in fine form ahead of Commonwealth Games...
Giant clock switched on to mark countdown to Commonwealth Games
Solomon and Hastings join US contingent for Sydney Track Classic, by Alfons Juck, EME News MELBOURNE (AUS): Athletics Australia is thrilled to round out the international contingent of starters for the Sydney Track Classic, with US athletes Duane Solomon and Natasha Hastings set to join an already illustrious line-up on entry lists this Saturday 15 March. Solomon will add heat to an already strong men’s 800m, with Australian champion and Moscow 2013 semi-finalist Alex Rowe set to battle it out with him in Sydney, before the Commonwealth Games qualified Joshua Ralph and Australia’s second fastest ever 800 m runner Jeff Riseley. Hastings will run 400 m in Sydney and then the 200m at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge, where she is likely to face off with the recently crowned IAAF World Indoor Championships silver medalist Sally Pearson and national 100 m record holder Melissa Breen.
Holiday booked in Cyprus for after the big race - managed to squeeze it in between going to the Commonwealth Games and Katherine and Robin's wedding. Should be fun to relax for a week in the sun :-)
Kirani on Glasgow 2014, Bolt and haggis: Olympic champion Kirani James wants to add Commonwealth Games gold to...
Interview: Olympic champion Kirani James on hopes, Usain Bolt at the Commonwealth Games, and haggis
Glasgow Caledonian University replaces Union flag with flags of home nations on Commonwealth Games logo 'tree'
GCU use British flag for Commonwealth Games in place of Scots, Welsh, NIrish & English flags-
Baton for Commonwealth Games comes to on 2 April.
Baton for Commonwealth Games arrives in on 25 March
Guyana competed at the first ever Commonwealth Games in 1930 under the previous name British Guiana & been to 15 out o…
you are welcome Ruth, keep a watch out for at the Commonwealth Games in July. Kind regards Ray
AK names tentative Commonwealth marathon squads, by Alfons Juck, EME News NAIROBI (KEN): Athletics Kenya has named a tentative squad of six men and seven women to prepare for the 2014 Commonwealth Games marathon races. Double world champion Ednah Kiplagat and new World Half Marathon record holder Florence Kiplagat will lead the women’s charge. Also included Jemimah Jelagat, Sharon Cherop, Caroline Kilel, Flomena Chepchirchir and Margaret Agai. On the men side Eliud Kipchoge, Bernard Koech, Sammy Kitwara and Wilson Chebet. Also making the men’s team are the 2011 Daegu World Championships silver medallist Vincent Kipruto, and Africa 5000 m gold medallist Mark Kiptoo, who made his marathon debut in Frankfurt last year.
Trying to help a relative book hotels for Commonwealth Games. Anything not already booked out is £500+ a night. Unbelievable.
So far have visitors from New Zealand and Spain lined up to play at our club whilst over watching Commonwealth Games
Please read my article "My Experience at SRCC" and share your opinions. Last week I visited my old college, Shri Ram College of Commerce where I had spent three of the best years of my life as a undergraduate student. In the early seventies when I studied there, the college was considered the principal institution for business studies. It continues to maintain the same reputation even now. The occasion of my visit was recording of a programme called “ Political Roots”. The programme was produced and telecast by a news channel NDTV and anchored by Barkha Dutt. It was recorded in a sports gymnasium which was built by the college as a practice facility for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. An audience of a hundred students grilled me for over an hour. Needless to say, the quality of audience and students was excellent. SRCC is able to admit students who secure more than 96% aggregate marks. Obviously, the audience comprised of those who must have been toppers from various educational institutions. Most of the ...
.Bowling is in the Pan American Games. Lawn bowling is in the Commonwealth Games. My last hope for a medal.
Today's Feature Commonwealth Country is Antigua and Barbuda This is Twin Island Nation located in the Caribbean Region. Like many Commonwealth countries, cricket is the most popular sport. The Antigua and Barbuda national cricket team represented the country at the 1998 Commonwealth Games, but Antiguan cricketers otherwise play for the Leeward Islands cricket team in domestic matches and the West Indies cricket team internationally. The 2007 Cricket World Cup was hosted in the West Indies from 11 March to 28 April 2007. Antigua hosted eight matches at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, which was completed on 11 February 2007 and can hold up to 20,000 people. Antigua is a Host of Stanford Twenty20 – Twenty20 Cricket, a version started by Allen Stanford in 2006 as a regional cricket game with almost all Caribbean islands taking part. Antiguan Viv Richards scored the fastest Test Century and Brian Lara twice scored the World Test Record at the Antigua Recreation Ground. Association football, or soccer, is al ...
Dear Member "The Deadline Draws Near .. Are you in?" 28th February sees the deadline for entering the new Team England trials for Adults and Seniors. MFA Sheffield, Rollerbowl Romford and Bowlplex Branksome will play host to this year's Adult Trials, whilst Rollerbowl Romford, Barnsley Bowl and Stroud Bowl are the selected venues for the Seniors. These trials will produce Team England for 2015, with the Adults playing for a potential spot at the Commonwealth Games, Women's World Championship, Men's European Champions, European Champions Cup and Triple Crown, with the Seniors playing for a place at the Senior World Championships and Triple Crown. And let's not forget the free training session in Gibraltar! The £500 price tag may initially sound expensive, but when you break the package down it represents excellent value; 72 guaranteed games, with the chance of 18 more for bowlers making the finals of each block. Hotel accommodation, Saturday evening meals, Sunday lunches and most importantly, the chance . ...
Dame Mary Peters featured as one of the heroes of the Commonwealth Games
JP: Alf the great: We all hope to see Manx athletes return with medals from this summer’s Commonwealth Games, ...
Science Club 2 for Y7 after school this Wed 26th Feb in S6. for 10-12 weeks will explore the Science of the events in the Commonwealth Games
Great news that Sir Bradley will be joining us at the Commonwealth Games in July:
Bradley Wiggins confirms plans to ride in Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after ...
Somdev Devvarman outplayed Aleksandr Nedovyesov for the Delhi Open $100,000 Challenger title. It was as good as him beating Denis Isotmin of Uzbekistan in the Asian Games final in Guangzhou in 2010. Of course, it was at the R. K. Khanna Stadium that Somdev had won the Commonwealth Games singles gold. The title took him to No.78 in the world. Two semifinals and the title in the Challengers after the struggle against Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei in the Davis Cup at Indore, and the first round loss to R. Ramkumar at the Chennai Open. It was his third Challenger title.
Alloa Academy's Champions in Schools Group met up with the Academy's school champion Martin Cremin this week. International swimmer, Martin was born in Stirling and is in training to represent Scotland at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The group thought about their strengths and attitudes and took part in some physical activity to stimulate their thinking. Martin was also a torchbearer in 2012 and the undoubted highlight was the chance for the pupils to carry an actual Olympic torch. The group is being led by Miss Freeland and will meet Martin several times over the rest of the session.
Elite Athletes KAARLE McCULLOCH Kaarle is an Australian professional racing cyclist, born in 1988, in Campbelltown, NSW, Australia. She is an Australian Institute of Sport and New South Wales Institute of Sport scholarship holder. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games she won a gold medal in the Team sprint and a silver medal in the 500m Time Trial. However, Kaarlee's greatest achievement has been the winning the Women's Team Sprint Bronze medal, in the Olympic games, in London 2012, where she partnered with Anna Meares, arguably the greatest female cyclist in Australian history. After her amazing performance in London 2012, an emotional Kaarle McCulloch vowed to push onto Rio de Janiero in 2016, believing she and Anna Meares can take gold in Brazil. According to Kaarle, apart from London, these are some of the highlights of her illustrious career: • World Title with Anna Meares in the team sprint at the 2010 World Championships in Copenhagen in world record time • Riding in the 2010 World Championships keir ...
Elite athletes will be cycling through the streets of Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire during the Commonwealth Games.
SOURCE FROM GHANAWEB. The Millennium Supporters Union of Ghana (MISUGHA) has endorsed African Origin Travel and Sports Tourism as the most reliable and cheapest charging agency with the track record to fly football fans to Brazil for the World Cup. At a well attended press conference on Thursday to lay out their travel itinerary for the year, Alhaji Sambo, the General Secretary said they have put in advance preparations for the Black Stars friendly games against Montenegro and Holland on March 5th and May 31st , 2014 respectively, the FIFA U17 Girls Tournament in Costa Rica currently in process, the FIFA U20 in Canada from August 5th to 24th, 2014, the FIFA World Cup in Brazil between June 12th and July 13th, 2014 and the Commonwealth Games in Scotland from July 23rd to August 3rd, 2014. He noted that African Origin and Travel Matters have offered them golden services at the 2013 African Nations Cup and the recent CHAN in South Africa. Alhaji Sambo congratulated the President of the Ghana Football Associa ...
Anthony Ogogo wants big fights after Greg O'Neill bout Olympic bronze medallist Anthony Ogogo says he is desperate to improve the quality of his professional opponents, but is happy to be patient. The 25-year-old unbeaten middleweight faces Greg O'Neill on 1 March. "As an amateur, I boxed the best in the world. When I went to bed I was so excited to face them I couldn't sleep," he told BBC Sport. "I want to get out of this learning phase and get back to people who are giving me sleepless nights." Ogogo's honours list Pro record of four wins from four fights (two KO) Olympic bronze medal (2012) European silver medal (2012) ABAE Senior Boxer of the Year (2011) Commonwealth Games silver medal (2010) World Cadet Champion (2005) World U17 Champion (2005) Junior Olympics gold medal (2004) Britain's Ogogo, who finished third at the London 2012 Games, has won two of his four bouts by knockout since turning professional and has been extended to the full six rounds on the two other occasions. The Lowestoft boxer ha ...
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AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said the country had not reached such a low point as to choose only between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi "When we talk of corruption by Congress, people say we know it, don't bore us. Where was Rahul when Commonwealth Games, 2G, Adarsh, irrigation scams came to light?" Mr Yadav said. Also on the AAP leader's target was the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, "There are misconceptions about Narendra Modi. He makes big speeches and says I am a common man. But I want to ask: how did Adani grow in Gujarat? Who gave the corporate land at discounted rates? When Indian Air Force asked for land, Gujarat government asked for market value."
Louis Smith is looking in good shape ahead of this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Hi guys You may be aware that we have been invited to ride with Sir Dave Brailsford on the Commonwealth Games baton relay 2014 from Caernarfon to Llanberis on the 29th May. This is a very exciting opportunity for our club. Preferably members will wear our club kit to promote. 20 riders maximum from the club has the chance to participate. The criteria for this is as follows: Names will be taken on a 1st come 1st served basis (please forward your names and details a.s.a.p. to me, Malcolm Summers) Also very importantly you will have to confirm insurance cover details of either British Cycling or CTC memberships which include 3rd party cover Without proof of either of the above memberships you will not be allowed to ride. These are strict rules which we have to adhere to, based on risk assessments. A meeting will be held this coming Friday 10am at the institute building opposite Barclays Bank (Allt Pafiliwn)Let me know if anyone can attend. Let's make this a ride to remember
It's time there's a Winter Commonwealth Games introduced so Australians can dominate again.
IMPORTANT SPORTS VENUE 1. 2010 Commonwealth Games was held at - Delhi 2. 2014 Commonwealth Games will be at - Glasgow (Scotland) 3. Venue of 2018 Commonwealth Games - Gold Coast (Australia) 4. 2012 Euro Cup Football was held at - Poland and Ukraine 5. Venue of 2016 Euro Cup Football - France 6. Venue of 2015 World Cup Cricket - Australia and New Zealand 7. Host of the 2019 World Cup Cricket - England 8. Host of the 2014 T-20 World Cup Cricket - Bangladesh 9. Host of the 2016 T-20 World Cup Cricket - India 10. Venue of 2014 Asian Games - Incheon (South Korea)
Athletics Australia today announced that all three upcoming Australian Athletics Tour events and the 2014 Australian Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games Selection Trials will be broadcast in Australia on Network Ten from this weekend.  All four athletics meets will be shown as one *** ..
English beauty queen targets weightlifting gold at Glasgow 2014 ... -
Team Tempo Weekend Recap: With a long hard winter of running behind their belts, Team Tempo showed on the weekend that they are ready to go for the pointy end of the season with some great performances across Australia. For majority of the group this past weekend meant a chance to test themselves against some of the best runners in Australia at the Adelaide Track Classic. Matt Axford and Will McCann were first to show off TTs new racing singlet and they set the standard early running 1-2 in the Mens 800m C race. Matt took the pace from the start finishing in a solid time of 1.55.64 and pulling Will through for a new Personal Best of 1.57.81. Next up was Max Stevens in the men’s 3000m Steeplechase. Max ran brave to take on the early pace before holding on strongly to secure a new Personal Best of 9.31.78 and 4th place overall. Not long after Will McCann was on the track again pacing the mens 800m B race. He took the field to the bell in around 54seconds before Andy Giam made his presence felt finishing a ...
Look to the bright side, suppose we the ones who colonized the west? There would be hundreds of mpesa shops in london selling chinese phones, bars. No hospitals just witchcraft guys treating malaria. There would be stuff like "this witchcraft house was built with the help of the people of Karatina" in London' downtown, uhuruto would open the commonwealth games and after US discovers oil, we would have gone there to show them democracy. The main supersport channel, ss3 hd would show bullfighting and they would still love champions. After a revolt for independence, there would be "uhuruto massive was here 1900-1964 " and yes, the wazungus would have to shave hair in order to look smart.
Five-a-side indoor football, known as futsal, could feature in the Commonwealth Games after the federation's president Prince Tunku Imran backed its inclusion.
The Australian Commonwealth Games Qualification Tournament program is now available. Click on the link below to view.
Home for a day , Mom s bday. Her happiness is all that matters !! :-) (@ Commonwealth Games Village)
Proud of Dato to be appointed as Team Manager for Cycling at Commonwealth games, big step forward
Well the story goes two girls - attractive, athlete, and singles in a car heading over the mountains "Road trip". Is it Thelma and Louise? No not Thelma and Lisa but both girls have represented Australia, Commonwealth Games, Olympics and hold Australian records, both still in the vying for future rep honours, they train and live for sport. Both originally from the country hence their ability to cover the ground quickly, one from Mansfield, North-east Victoria, the other from just up the road in Canowindra. Both now live where it all happens fast and on the door step of opportunities. Our fun living girls also help in the training of others and promote running and triathlons. One is competing in the Bupa 10km (will she have pink or blonde hair on Sunday) and the other this year is her support crew and you may even get a medal from her at the finish line. Look for Victoria and Lisa around the course and say hi.
Without these listed actions. it would have been a very similar stereotype governance what this country has been bearing after that era of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji. This was really really a refreshing 49 days of a government with very clear goals and relevant actions. hope it was just the glimpse of that big change .which the whole country is waiting eagerly. (y) !! POWER AND WATER Dec 29: Delhi Jal Board chief transferred. Dec 30: 700 litres of free water announced for households with regular water connection. Dec 31: 50% power subsidies for those consuming up to 400 units. Jan 1: CAG audit of power discoms ordered. Jan 6: L-G backs CAG audit. Jan 10: Helpline to report power cuts. Jan 31: Govt. threatens to cancel discom licenses over outages. Feb 3: DERC asked to cancel licenses of discoms. ANTI-CORRUPTION Jan 6: 800 DJB employees transferred. Jan 8: Anti-corruption help line announced, launched on Jan 13. Feb 6: Fresh probe in Commonwealth Games’ street light project. Feb 7: Probe into financial ...
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Just read a lovely article in the local paper. Congrats also to Caitlin Ward! Four medals in the National Cycling Titles in Adelaide last month... Fingers crossed for the Commonwealth Games...! Xx
In 1994, South Africa won 11 medals in the Commonwealth Games. In 2002, we won 46.
Come along and farewell our athletes as they head to Glasgow for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Both parties want Commonwealth Games & Rugby wants a proper stadium... Lock it in Eddie...
The Queen's Baton Relay has been the Commonwealth Games' curtain raiser since 1958. The baton will visit all 70...
At the Team Leader Meeting at with Chef De Mission for briefing on XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Scotland
Scots prefects 8-8 QMC prefects in the most hotly contested game of Netball since the commonwealth games
great yr for the scots Ryder Cup, Commonwealth games and vote on Indep. Come on ye Scots!!
A street light worth Rs 5000 is purchased by Congress run Delhi government in Rs 27000. The same street light is purchased by BJP-run MCD in Rs 31000. Ek see badhkar ek Chor :-). Courtesy Commonwealth games...
2014 Commonwealth Games Trials - 15th March 2014 - Mercure Gold Coast Resort. Brought to you by the Australian Weightlifting Federation and the Queensland We...
The full-fledged Commonwealth Games were first organized in _ at _ A.1930; Hamilton in Canada B.1934; London in England C.1932; Sydney in Australia D.1936; Cardiff in UK
Regarding the Broadwater Marine Project - based on the limited information now available I will not be supportive of furthering the project. In my opinion it is no longer possible to take any "next steps" that would advance the "probable" Proponent, as announced by the State, towards one day becoming a "preferred" Proponent acceptable to the State. Why? Based on the outstanding issues that have been identified by the State (refer to Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney's letter to the City tabled in Hansard) I truly struggle to see how this massive project could be delivered at "no cost / no risk" in either a financial or environmental sense to our City. In particular the suggested location of a Cruise Ship Terminal in the very area where Councillors had expressed their strong reservations in it going. By way of background: On the 13th February 2014 the Deputy Premier announced in Queensland Parliament that a probable Proponent had been identified for the Broadwater Marine Project. This was the same day that exclus ...
if we win that the semi final is at Ibrox as Hampden is getting done up for commonwealth games.
Dear AAP Supporters, Pls go through this & comment on this post Mr Arvind Kejriwal has ran away because of his LOKPAL (read LOKSABHA) dreams What AAP did in his tenure (after taking support from Congress) - 1. Anarchism became part of Delhi. 2. There was no arrest in Commonwealth Games (though we have enough laws to fight against corruption). 3. BJP became no-1 enemy (it was Congress earlier). 4. PM post became much more important than Delhi's welfare. 5. Double standards for offenses done by other politicians & AAP Ministers/supporters. 6. There was no Allegation on Robert Wadra & Ambanis suddenly came in their Hit List (as they need alot of funds for Loksabha) 7. 50% waiver in bills, only for those who supported Kejriwal while his agitation against alleged inflated electricity and water bills. 8. Delhi's Law Minister Som Nath Bharti himself broke laws but no action was taken against him. 9. Innocent voters felt befooled when Water & electricity tariffs were reduced only as an eye wash. 10. Anti Corrupt ...
What a lazy yet depressing representation of Glasgow. Roll on the Commonwealth Games eh?
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well, the Commonwealth Games will be milked to ***
Not massively sure what the BBC were hoping to achieve by broadcasting 5 months before the Commonwealth Games?!
Definitely not showing Scotland in a good light ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Loved the Street Pastors though
Up early for:0) Team Scotland in the Winter Commonwealth Games...what do you mean there isn't a Winter part?
The Queen allowing ATOS to sponser the disabled games at the commonwealth Glasgow, is like asking the Vatican to support childline!
I think the chugger/drunk slalom on a Saturday night might make the Commonwealth Games. :P
The Barbados Men's Rugby Seven team have qualified for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow, Scotland…
Sad to read of Dave Sunderland passing away. A constant figure in athletics & my 4 commonwealth games experiences as the E…
The Street is definately showing Glasgow on a positive right before the commonwealth games, great logic
Got security checks at Hampden tomorrow for work, hopefully get working at the commonwealth games 👍😃
During this months C2000 meeting we had a discussion on holding a Commonwealth games inspired community Fun games, some time around mid August. We would like your thoughts on this and also your suggestions on what type of events we could have. It's our intention to invite teams from throughout the community to take part. Each team should have a selection of members that represent all age groups within our community. So, please let's hear your thoughts... But please remember its all about having fun, well until the games commence anyway. Thanks.
For those watching we are looking forward to showing you Glasgow in a more positive light at Commonwealth Games this summer.
Manager of IET talks about the venue’s preparations for the XX Commonwealth Games in 2014 - .
I hereby call on the to state if she is happy sponser her commonwealth games??
RL Nines at XX Commonwealth games ...bet the NRL teams wont releaase players to play in it
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2010: Not everyone in New Delhi cares about the Commonwealth games
Just back from Blackpool, had a fab day talking all things commonwealth games with the people from
thousands, you prob aware the campaign against atos and tbe commonwealth games, I know its big up there
I can know that occasional badges can be worn for up to a year on your uniform for up to a year. But i can't find anything in por to say a limit to the number of occasional badges that can be worn at any one time. At the moment there is the Commonwealth games badge from SHq which you do not have ro do anything to earn, the Glasgow Guide, Scout and Brigade Commonwealth cjallenge badge which you have to complete a 4 part challenge to earn and some of our Cubs have Fast Forward 2 badges still on their uniforms.
Pleased to inform you that Bacchus will become Canada House for the duration of the Commonwealth Games where supporters, families and relatives will be able to eat drink and meet until 3am. every day serving late bites 'til 2am
hmmm, Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year & I've got European air miles to use...
Sports Science are having some new photos taken in their lab with some new bits of equipment and they are wondering if any of our club members would be prepared to be their 'models' in these pictures? These photos will appear on Open Day posters and in public engagement / outreach material that we do, e.g. Commonwealth Games public engagement events in Glasgow Science Centre. Photos will be taken on Thursday 27th February, 2-4pm in West Medical Building, Lab 242. If anyone is interested, they can contact Viki Penpraze for more details. (Victoria.Penpraze
Stay w/ us in for the Games & cross 2 brilliant Scottish cities off your travel bucket list!
Can't wait for the commonwealth games though, especially as I'll be studying sport
Bike theft has left needing TT bars & a groupset as she aims to compete in her home Commonwealth Games. Can you help?
Can't believe the Commonwealth Games have been cancelled
Same deal for normal olympics. Commonwealth games are even more closed off.
STRONG TEAM NAMED FOR UCI TRACK CYCLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. GOOD LUCK KIWI. New Zealand will send a team of 11 riders to contest the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Colombia this month. Strong form in the World Cup, which has seen New Zealand male sprinters and endurance riders qualify in all key events, has encouraged selectors to choose a full complement for the world championships. Head coach Dayle Cheatley believes all 11 riders will be capable of medals in selected events at the five-day championships in Cali, the sporting centre of Colombia, from 26 February to 2 March. Five sprinters have been selected, comprising the London Olympic trio of medallist Simon van Velthooven, Ethan Mitchell and Eddie Dawkins, plus Sam Webster and Southland’s Matt Archibald, who will make his world championship debut. There are six riders in the endurance team comprising London Olympic medallists Marc Ryan and omnium world champion Aaron Gate, along with World Cup teammates Pieter Bulling (Invercargill), Dyl ...
I need to try and get TT bars and a groupset. Aiming for Commonwealth Games. Any help appreciated
During the Winter Olympics and the build up to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, we are 'trying' to get people, especially the young, interested insports. So was reeeally surprised when the Scottish Team GB ladies curling was on TV and we were given skating.
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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Anagram Quiz: I have one to find and stuck. Have searched but cannot ... (Unanswered)
Tickets for commonwealth games for sale. Genuine reason for sale. 2x tickets for rhythmic gymnastics, 2x tickets for wrestling and 2x tickets for closing ceremony. All legit and above board. Inbox for details
When choosing Celtic Park as the venue for the Commonwealth games,would lizzie have had input,what criteria was used,honest tax payers ?
Exciting Commonwealth Games legacy project coming soon, with pupils able to try new sports,then select the one they want as a weekly session
aye Scottish manufacturing is booming mon the commonwealth games
The Commonwealth Games Mascot will be making a personal appearance at school next Monday, check him out in advance at
Excited to go up to Glasgow in the summer to watch my step brother compete in the Commonwealth Games.
Yeah :( Wish I was in Berlin though! :p You need to come back here a while! Commonwealth Games, Referendum, it's all happening...
After a glowing report card and a fantastic parents evening, our clever clogs Tiegan Willison has been given a place to have her art work hung in an Athlete's room at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games!! So super proud of her!! :'D xxx
when GCC have finished our free Commonwealth games stadium upgrade
66 Years of Independence Congress caused our nation to be brought to its knees. Scams of crores & crores are okay. They will still be looking into it till scams of crores are something that people should come to accept and people implicated should resign to get a more lucrative position and do further good to Congress coffers citing working for the party. Chidambaram says India is doing well.A learned man who has sold the nation as he is also following the Congress policy of "Garib ko Hatao". BJP is so busy trying to establish itself and portraying a solid person. Sharad Pawar, Laloo Prasad, Mulayam Singh, Jayalalitha are like the Madari's bandars. Tie up with Congress and dance to their tunes and only earn crores. AAP tried to stem a cross flow of blatant, outight robbery in 49 days. * Free supply of 667 litres of water daily for households with metered connections. * Fifty percent subsidy in electricity bills for households which consume up to 400 units of power a month. * No red or blue beacons on o .. ...
Who's excited for the Commonwealth Games? Did anyone get tickets?
No All African, AFCON,CommonWealth and Olympics games coverage on NTA were complete without him. Amazing broadcaster, RIP Mr Walter Oyatogun
Don't be silly,catwalk modelling isn't a winter Olympic event! Everybody knows it's in the commonwealth games
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Baton sets off on its last ever sea journey to St Helena | Glasgow 2014 - Commonwealth Games
Is it true Commonwealth games winners get their photo on Tins of Tennents?
Dell, supporter for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow! - great video
Barbados' rugby team will compete in the Commonwealth Games this July!
Alex Salmond in response to David Cameron's speech last week at the Olympic Stadium in London, urging Scots to stay in the Union: "Members of Better Together have been attacking or suggesting that there should be no attempt to politicise the Commonwealth Games, (...) but now David Cameron goes to the Olympic stadium to politicise the Olympic Games of two years ago.." The eyes of the world will be on Scotland during the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Do you think this will help the YES campaign and the case for Scottish independence?
Maybe take a chance in Commonwealth games also this guy is magic
Sports Presentation Spotter at Commonwealth Games.I don't always recognise people I know personally, let alone people off the telly!
Kingston student to compete at Commonwealth Games:
High band of accidents happened near commonwealth olympic games.: wMuPzeRmf
A Kingston student from Gibraltar has qualified to compete in small bore shooting at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next July.
Information about India :- . India is officially known as the Republic of India. India has the second largest population in the world, with over 1.2 billion people (1,205,073,612 as of July 2012). India is the seventh largest country by total area. India belongs to the continent of Asia, it is bordered by the countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, and Pakistan. The highest mountain in India is Kanchenjunga, standing at 8,598m (28,209 ft), which it shares with Nepal. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world. Many different languages are spoken in India. The main ones are Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, and Urdu. The capital city is New Delhi, while the most populated city is Mumbai. Other major cities include Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore. Because of India's location, it experiences periods of heavy rain called Monsoon. The Taj Mahal (a famous mausoleum and popular tourist attraction) is located in the region of Agra. India became an independent nation in 1947 after e ...
Shona Robison the Minister for Sport and the Commonwealth Games with a group of our pupils
I can sing in front of a camera but hate talking. I sang when we had the commonwealth games in manchester x
Local Riders Q&A with five time Premier Calendar, Commonwealth and Olympic games beast, John Tanner -
Hii - when will the Commonwealth Games be taking place?
Schools will Celebrate Games. With the Commonwealth Games fast approaching, secondary school pupils...
One of four new VisitScotland Brilliant Moments TV ads, showcasing the wealth of Brilliant Moments in Scotland including Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014. For...
MILTON Keynes’ long-jump Olympic champion Greg Rutherford wants to see how good he is at bobsleigh or skeleton once the 2014 Commonwealth Games are...
Boxing !! St Joes Amateur star Sean McGoldric scored an encouraging win over a tough- experienced Russian today, out in Kazakhstan-- great win for Sean as he prepared to defend his GOLD medal at this years Commonwealth Games- " Doing us Proud " !!
Now for Commonwealth Games training not sure what event to pick
Scotland aims to 'host a successful, safe and secure Commonwealth Games that delivers a lasting legacy for the whole of Scotland and maximises the opportunities before, during and after the Games in 2014'.
Now really bored of hearing other people's and groups cryptic business advice. Never felt so uninspired in ma puff. I won't be setting up a business in Glasgow just to make up numbers for the Commonwealth Games. I'm better than that. Nor will I hang around to see what happens elsewhere that may have a wee space in the corner that could be of interest. As the paint starts to crack on the shopfronts that were painted last year in prep. of the games, small new start business' set up to inspire and portray a vision of an entreprenurial city are in danger of a similar fate. New ideas, New focus, New haircut, New location. Details will be shared on a need to know basis but this one will serve a wider and more diverse audience than mumpreneurs.
I'm heading to a sports quiz in coopers bar on thursday and I need a team if anyone is keen! (and anyone with knowledge about the commonwealth games) If you fancy a chilled out evening come along.
Boxers train for the Commonwealth Games at the OlympiaPosted on February 17, 2014 by John Danielewski in Commonwealth Games // 0 CommentsON Wednesday the 29th of January 2014 a new sports facility was officially opened in the East End of Glasgow adding to an already impressive array of sporting faci...
Darling urged to apologise for untrue allegations Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:37 The leader of the No campaign Alistair Darling is facing calls to apologise today after his attack on the tourism agency VisitScotland. Mr Darling's allegation that VisitScotand has been "suborned" to support the Yes campaign in the referendum has been comprehensively disproven by the agency. Mr Darling’s criticism centred on an advert produced by the agency starring Olympic gold medalist Sir Chris Hoy promoting a series of events taking place in Scotland in 2014, including the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup. Commenting, Deputy Convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee, Dennis Robertson MSP, said: “The No campaign is characterised by spreading misinformation about Scotland and distorting reality. It has reached a new low when its chairman, Alistair Darling, makes scurrilous and utterly untrue allegations about the country’s tourism agency. “Tourism is one of Scotland’s biggest ind ...
Well done Rachel all excited for her interview with commonwealth games next weds :)
Did you know that New Zealand have won all 4 Gold Medals on offer at the Commonwealth Games after Rugby Sevens were introduced in Kuala Lumpur in 1998. South Africa won bronze in 2002 in Manchester and again in Delhi in 2010.
Doing some digging for a series of workshops on the Commonwealth Games - Bowden is 7647 kms frae the baton jist noo...
The countdown is on !! The Scottish Championships start this Saturday in Glasgow. Aston & Lewis our reigning Champions are both hoping to keep a hold of their titles :-) Josh, the 2011 Champion who returns to the ring in Scotland for the first time since winning gold is confident of taking back his title & Katy Atkin - our first female entrant ever is looking to win her third title at the Senior Women's championships. We have entered a strong team of 12, with Tommy, Tiff, Baby David, Elias, Kev, & Matty all looking to reach the finals.anything can and will happen. This week the boy's & girls begin their taper (Josh and Aston fly back from Kazakhstan) and prepare for the start of their Commonwealth Games journey "It Takes Heart"
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Anger at Darling's attack on tourism agency Robbie Dinwoodie Monday 17 February 2014 THE SNP have demanded an ­apology from the head of the Better Together campaign after he suggested ­tourism agency VisitScotland bowed to pressure from Alex Salmond to produce pro-independence TV advertising. Alistair Darling described a TV advert based on events this year such as the Year of Homecoming, the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup as showing the tourism agency had been "suborned" by the Scottish Government. The advert, produced for both domestic and international airing to highlight this year's series of events, concludes with Sir Chris Hoy saying: "So you too can say, 'yes, I was there'." Sir Chris and his Olympic achievements featured in the recent "lovebomb" speech by David Cameron. The leader of Better Together accused the SNP of being "ruthless" about exploiting the bureaucracy of the Scottish Government to advance the Yes cause. He cited the advert, saying: "This is TV advertising for their campaign ...
Used to be a champion back in primary school. How I wish this game is competed for the Olympics or the Commonwealth games atleast. Naaa yenggeyyo iruppen!
me with deepika kumari- an Indian athlete who competes in the event of Archery, is currently ranked World No. 2, and is a former world number one. She won a gold medal in the 2010 Commonwealth games in the women's individual recurve event.
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so most of the souvenir's for the Commonwealth games are being made in Asia , what an advert for Scotland, why get them made here , and help our own workforce. Allegedly though the Scottish companies were given a fair chance .
Netball South Africa has announced that their 35-member training squad recently completed its latest camp in Potchefstroom, at which players underwent a series of trials and skills assessments. The group will reassemble for another camp from 7-9 March, at which the country's final Commonwealth Games squad will be selected. In the UK Superleague, Team Northumbria's new partnership with Netball Northern Ireland provided immediate benefits this week, when the North-East England-based franchise defeated last season's grand finallists Celtic Dragons 62-52, before edging past Yorkshire Jets 52-50. In other matches played this week, England captain Pamela Cookey netted a last minute goal to bring her side TeamBath level in a 48 all draw with Surrey Storm. Meanwhile, former titleholders Northern Thunder defeated another side which has tasted victory in the Grand Final, Hertfordshire Mavericks, by 48 goals to 38. ANZ netball was played in Tasmania for the first time this week, when Australia's Melbourne Vixens ...
2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, 12 June to 13 July 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, 23 July to 3 Aug 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, 16 Aug to 28 Aug 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, 19 Sep to 3 Oct Busy busy schedule for sports this year.
Which is the first Asian country to host the Commonwealth Games? A. S. Korea B. Japan C. Malaysia D. China
I AM NOT THE POC PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT ME We are now RECRUITING!! vacancies include:- Event Security Static Security Residential Security The contracts start the beginning of June and run through until the end of September. The tasks include but are not limited to:- Commonwealth Games Horse Guards Parade Boxing Shows Music festivals. Rates of pay dependent upon the task. Food and accommodation is provided in most cases. PLEASE EMAIL your CV to ryan
This is a dumb question and doesn't deserve a response because I don't really care, but why is there no cricket in the Commonwealth games? There is rugby but no soccer. Why did the Commonwealth not see fit to include the boring sports it follows? I don't really care, just curious and hopeful that they don't add them!
6th of march = Scotland Bound have my orientation training for the Commonwealth games on the 8th lol it will be good to escape this English weather.
Had a good laugh on the bus from Surfers paradise to Movieworld today when the driver was basically giving you a guided tour talking about all the money being spent on the 2018 Commonwealth games on the Gold Coast and about halfway to Movieworld he quoted that we were about 1700 kilometres south of Cairns and about 850 kilometres North of Sydney and also that not anybody really wanted to know but we are about 1600 kilometres North of Melbourne if by the odd chance anybody was interested then he asked if anybody planned on visiting Brisbane during their stay on the Coast and 2 young girls said they were and he said I wouldn't really bother not much to see it's a smaller version of Melbourne also with a filthy river running down the middle of it lmfao.
Glaswegian 'Pulsers', would you consider offering a place in your home to an official Commonwealth Games volunteer?
A GROUP of young weightlifters are following in the footsteps of Olympic and Commonwealth Games champions.
LK Advani's Blog UNDER DR. MANMOHAN – SONIA DUO, PARLIAMENT HITS AN ALL TIME LOW Posted: 15 Feb 2014 06:41 PM PST The U.P.A. Government has been in office now for ten years, from 2004 to 2014. UPA I lasted from 2004 to 2009; and UPA II from 2009 to 2014. Dr. Manmohan Singh began his tenure with a clean personal reputation. But as his decade long tenure is coming to a close, he would leave behind him a record of having presided over the most corrupt government in Independent India. Starting with the scandals that surfaced during the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, then proceeding to the 2 G Spectrum scams, most of the scams that came to light under Congress governments were exposures made by the C.A.G. or the judiciary and related to bribes allegedly received by ministers/officials in government for illegal favours extended to the bribe givers. But I hold that the most disgraceful scam that came to light during UPA I was the Cash-for-Votes Scam. It was an episode following the Left Front’s withdrawal of s ...
Tunda chargesheet points to Pakistan complicity in 90s' serial blasts, reveals names of top LeT commanders Neeraj Chauhan,TNN | Feb 17, 2014, 02.55 AM IST Abdul Karim Tunda New Delhi: Indicting Lashkar-e-Taiba's one-armed bomber Abdul Karim Tunda for the terror strikes in Indian cities between 1994 and 1998, the Delhi Police has blamed Pakistan's ISI for masterminding the attacks. The chargesheet, filed on February 11 and a copy of which has been accessed by TOI, gives a detailed list of LeT's hierarchy apart from details of ISI officers and Dawood Ibrahim with whom Tunda had close relations. The chargesheet also gives details of other terror outfits like Jaish-e-Mohammad, Indian Mujahideen and Babbar Khalsa International. It says that in 2010, Colonel Imtiaz of ISI and Iqbal Kana had assigned Tunda the task of sending RDX to India via Bangladesh, to be used by BKI terrorists to target the Commonwealth Games in the national capital. The chargesheet gives details some senior ISI functionaries, whose phone ...
Cycling Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Para-cycling Track Team for the UCI Para-cycling World Track Championships to be held in Aguascalientes, Mexico, 10 – 13 April 2014. South Australia’s five-time Paralympian Kieran Modra headlines the team, with the three-time reigning 4km individual pursuit Paralympic gold medallist to partner former Australian sprinter Jason Niblett in the tandem sprint and time trial. The new pairing claimed two gold medals at the recent National Championships in Melbourne and will be looking for a solid performance in Mexico ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. 2012 Paralympic champion and two-time world champion in the tandem time trial Felicity Johnson (SA) has been named and will partner national champion team mate Holly Takos (SA). Reigning 2012 Paralympic and world champions David Nicholas (QLD) and Michael Gallagher (VIC) will line up, while 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Sue Powell (ACT) and reigning world champions Alex Green (NSW) and Simone ...
Kim Mickle claimed a narrow victory World championships silver medalist Kim Mickle has maintained bragging rights over Kathryn Mitchell with a narrow two centimetre victory in Adelaide. Mickel threw 66.12m to edge out Mitchell’s new personal best of 66.10m. Competing in blustery conditions, Mitchell opened the competition with her 66.10m throw, a performance just short of the Australian record of 66.80m held by Louise Currey. Mitchell held the lead until the third round, when Mickle responded with her winning throw. Her earlier attempts had been caught by the wind, but the third round throw sliced through the headwind that saw the direction of running for the sprints reversed during the meet. Both Mickle and Mitchell’s throws were A-qualifiers, and in combination with Kelsey-Lee Roberts, who took third on an off day with a best of 55.02m, there is the potential for a clean sweep of the medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. “I literally would have been happy with an opener in the 60’s and wh ...
Australian representative Lote Tuqiri believes steps to include rugby league nines in the Commonwealth Games from as early as 2018 will help to keep the game's brightest stars from switching codes. Tuqiri played sevens rugby for Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and was excited to hear of the developments that will see a Nines tournament involving nine international teams – including Australia and New Zealand – played as an exhibition event on June 27-28 prior to the 2014 Games at Glasgow. The announcement of an under-19s event was made on the morning of the kick-off to the *** Smith NRL Auckland Nines with a view to possibly becoming a medal event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast. Tuqiri's Australian team failed to win a medal at the 2006 Games but he believes such an opportunity will help in making the international exposure offered by rugby union less enticing to rugby league's brightest stars. "I didn't know that but I think that would be awesome," Tuqiri said . ...
In the lead up to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Rugby League will feature as an exhibition sport...
Twice Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has confirmed she will run in this year's Commonwealth Games at…
Muslims don't participate in the Winter Olympic Games, or the Summer Olympic Games, and they suck *** at the Commonwealth Games.
Rugby League Nines will feature at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as an exhibition sport in a move officials hope will lead to players competing for a gold medal in 2018.
NEWS UPDATE: Jamaica to field rugby league team at Commonwealth Games
Glasgow 2014 today (Thursday 30 January) urged members of Scotland’s legal profession to step forward and apply to be involved at the Commonwealth Games next summer.An independent pro bono legal advice service and representation for accredited athletes, team officials, coaches, Commonwealth Games as...
Happy birthday Somdev Kishore Devvarman (13 February 1985) is a professional Indian tennis player. He hit the headlines for being the only collegiate player to have made three consecutive finals at the NCAA, winning back-to-back finals in his junior and senior years. Only three other players have matched that record since 1950. His 44–1 win-loss record in 2008 at NCAA Men's Tennis Championship is unprecedented. His best achievement so far on the ATP World Tour has been reaching the finals of the Chennai Open in 2009, as a wild card entry. In 2010, Somdev won the Gold medal in the Men's Singles event of XIXth Commonwealth Games at the R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium in New Delhi and followed it up with both Men's Singles and Doubles Gold in the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. He is coached by Scott McCain. In 2011, Devvarman received the Arjuna Award from the Indian government for his national tennis successes. Somdev was born in a Tripuri Hindu family in Guwahati, Assam to Ranjana and Pravanjan Dev Var ...
British Council Scotland Commonwealth Scholarships 2014 The British Council Scotland Commonwealth Scholarships are supported by the generosity of British Council Scotland to celebrate the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland. They are intended to support gifted literature and creative writing student...
Commonwealth Games road race will be held on the same Glasgow city-centre route as last year's British Cycling National Championships
"The three [Indians] marched into Sochi's Fisht Olympic Stadium for the ceremonial parade of athletes Friday not under their tricolor national flag, but as "independent" participants competing under the Olympic banner...The International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in December 2012 for electing officials who were facing criminal corruption charges stemming from the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi" Oh the disgrace.
Is Papua New Guinea participating in the Commonwealth Games and making ourselves talk about infrastructure of PNG Games and not sports personnel. United Commonwealth Society The United Commonwealth Society offers its best wishes to all Olympic competitors from the Commonwealth, representing Australia, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Great Britain, India, Jamaica, Malta, New Zealand, Pakistan, and Tonga.
can see the Commonwealth Games being delayed for a re-arranged Cup Final at Hampden
World Cup & Commonwealth Games to come. But close the book on What an incredible achievement to witness!
Tims pumped out of Scottish Cup at stadium where Commonwealth Games will be held?
cheers mate. Having real difficulty in sorting time off to be honest. Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup has screwed ALL A/L
at Live FM 91.9 to discuss the upcoming Commonwealth Games and Ghanaian clubs participating in the African Champions League and the Confederation Cup.
Work diary this week included advising on licences for Calcutta Cup, Ryder Cup, Commonwealth Games, Edinburgh Rugby
Tam Cowan: After the row over the cup final venue why don't we just scrap Commonwealth Games and hold it at Hampden?
Current Affairs QUIZ: FEB 07, 2014 1. Name the eminent Bhajan singer who passed away recently at the age of 93. She was admired by Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru for her performances on the All India Radio. [A] Anupama Jalota [B] Juthika Roy [C] Wynne Paris [D] None of these 2. The once Chief Minister Sheila Dixit was accused along with any others of involvement in a scandal that came to be called CWG scam. What does the CWG imply? [A] Commonwealth Games [B] Cash-for-Working- Government [C] Corrupt Working Government [D] None of these 3. What is the joint patrol of international borders in the sea by Indian and Indonesian navies conducted twice a year called? [A] Ind-Indo Corpat [B] India- Indonesian Joint Patrol [C] Ind-donesian Mixed Security Forces [D] None of these 4. There is a National park in the in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. What is the park famous for its tigers called? [A] Indravati National Park [B] Keoladeo National Park [C] Ranthambhore National Park [D] None of these 5. O ...
Legitimate question regarding the Olympics...Britain's Overseas Territories (i.e. Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, etc) compete as their own teams, but England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland are a national team. Great Britain does not compete as a nation for the Commonwealth Games, FIFA,ICC, or IRB competitions. Anyone know why?
you can stick the Olympics, Winter Olympics, Paralympics, World Cup etc, only the Commonwealth Games as Bowls
And that is why it competes in events such as the European Cup and the Commonwealth Games as a country? Because Canada 1/2
There are a number of popular sports in India but cricket is the most popular. The country also has won eight Olympic gold medals in field hockey. India has hosted and co-hosted several international sporting events, including the 1951 and 1982 Asian Games, the 1987, 1996 and 2011 Cricket World Cup, the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, the 2010 Hockey World Cup and the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Major international sporting events annually held in India include the Chennai Open, Mumbai Marathon, Delhi Half Marathon, and the Indian Masters. In 2011, India hosted its first Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit, an Indian motor racing circuit in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Ref:
Following the announcement yesterday that Liverpool City Council are making cuts to services over the next 3 years including the closure of Park Rd Sports Centre, we would like to take this opportunity to clarify the situation. In the first instance we would like to stress that it is only the pools that will be closing imminently. Liverpool Gymnastics club will continue operating as normal at Park Road for the foreseeable future and the club are working on increasing the number of gymnasts attending and the range of classes we offer, ensuring local children can continue to take part in gymnastics at every level at Park Road. The Gymnasts currently training at the club for this year’s European and World Championships and Commonwealth Games will continue to do so with no disruption to their programmes. We believe that provided we are given enough time and uninterrupted use of the facility, that the club can stand on its own two feet at the centre with no council subsidy. We are currently working with the ...
Champions League: Celtic stadium request to be denied by Uefa By Richard Conway BBC Radio 5 live sports news correspondent Any request by Celtic to play one of their home Champions League fixtures in either England or Ireland next season will be denied by European governing body Uefa. If Celtic win the Scottish league title this season they will be required to play a two-legged Champions League qualifying match next summer. But with Celtic Park, along with Ibrox and Hampden, all in use as Commonwealth Games venues, a new location for the game would need to be found. Celtic's chief executive Peter Lawwell had asked Uefa to look at options for the tie, including stadiums outside Scotland. Regulation 12.07: Venues Celtic Park crowd In principle, a club must play all its matches in the competition at one and the same ground. Matches may be played either at the ground of the home club or at another ground in the same or another city within the territory of its association, or, if so decided by the Uefa adminis ...
North Wales' Rhys Thomas appointed as one of the eight referees for the Commonwealth Games
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So Celtic Park has got the Commonwealth Games, Scottish Cup Final and League Cup Final... Hhhm Friends in high places eh??
SNP don't want to mix sport and politics yet within weeks of Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup. Coincidence??
And Salmond & Saltire at Wimbledon. Safely assume they wont seek political gain from Commonwealth Games &Ryder Cup. Yeah right!
the Commonwealth Games should be nice and free, then. And the Ryder Cup.
Ibrox losing out on the League Cup final but will surely coin it in for the Rugby 7s in the Commonwealth Games.
I think he's talking about the Commonwealth Games and the two cup finals.
-what are u looking forward to most, the Commonwealth Games or the Ryder Cup?
Celtic Park will host Scottish League Cup final between Aberdeen & Inverness as Hampden Park is unavailable due to Commonwealth Games work
I am Innocent The 3rd Commonwealth Games were held at New Delhi in October 2010. This world class sports event did not come to our country of its own, but it took 7 long years of efforts for me to visit 71 Commonwealth member countries and promote it after which I succeeded in getting New Delhi chosen for this event in 2010. The entire nation stood behind me at that time. The then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee strongly supported me on behalf of all the countrymen. I managed to bring this event to New Delhi and we had seven long years at our disposal for the preparations. I was elected as the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Commonwealth Games. Then the works like constructing various sports complexes, building games village for the players, beautification of Delhi, the ambitious Metro project and renovation of the Delhi airport etc. started during those seven years. There was delay at some places in getting the work take off, but none of these things was my prerogative. I was connected in ...
The Olympics are coming up in Sochi, but do you know about the Commonwealth Games that are also coming up in Glasgow, Scotland? Besides being the largest sporting event ever in Scottish history, the Commonwealth games will create countless jobs, stimulate the economy, and showcase the business, cultural, and tourist opportunities of a truly beautiful part of the world. Moreover, the Commonwealth Games is a fantastic opportunity for people from across the world to share in the British Commonwealth's purpose of fostering amicable relations, cultural exchange, and open dialogue between member nations. Check out more here:
‘Future News’ – an international conference for aspiring young journalists from countries of the Commonwealth: Sunday 13 – Thursday 17 April 2014. Competition is open now to find two delegates from Sierra Leone to travel to Scotland, UK in April 2014 to attend this event in the lead up to the 20th Commonwealth Games. The 20th Commonwealth Games will take place in Glasgow 23rd July – 3rd July. The Games inspires us to achieve, to take on new challenges and to be the best we can be. Two places are available at the ‘Future News’ International Conference in Glasgow where delegates will learn new journalism and social medial skills and participate in reporting news stories at Games Time in a Virtual Newsroom. A return air ticket, visas, hotel and subsistence will be provided by the British Council to enable the winners to participate. A Writing Competition will select the candidates to go. The theme for the writing competition is: Who is your hero who inspires you to achieve and why? The piece of ...
Vindo Binny teams up with 2 MLAs, threatens to pull plug on Kejriwal govt! New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party's expelled MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday produced the most potent threat yet to the month-old Kejriwal government, when he teamed up with two legislators and said they would withdraw support if the regime did not fulfill its promises in the next 48 hours on slashing power and water bills, women's security and a fair probe into the 2010 Commonwealth Games scams. The rebel Laxmi Nagar MLA shared the podium with veteran Janata Dal (United) MLA Shoaib Iqbal and Independent Rambeer Shokeen, both of whom had voted for the government in the assembly. AAP has 27 MLAs after Binny's expulsion and runs the government with outside support from eight Congress legislators. If the trio were to vote against the government, it faces the prospect of slipping below the majority mark of 36 in the 70-member House. Binny also claimed to have the support of other two MLAs. Iqbal, who in past had expressed a desire to join AAP ...
Is UPA II, the worst ever government India had ? Well, as the 2014 elections is a few miles away, Its a highly significant question worth a thought. Today I rate this government as the worst ever government India had since independence with innumerable problems at hand. Its often not the problems but the inability to handle them and making it even more worse is the distinction of this government. Let me light upon some crucial factors for which I account this Government as the worst ever. First of all, the famous triple price hike of petrol, diesel and LPG gas cylinders made the common living impossible, Inflation at its highest ever, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) issue is one of the most irritating of all for the public to digest, The 15th Loksabha has the highest number of bills pending in parliament, On which dozens of crucial bills won't see the light of day. Inefficiency in controlling the high rate of exploitation on women, A series of scams, which includes 2G, Coalgate, Commonwealth Games and Ada ...
Interesting: John Lewis to sponsor Commonwealth Games as builds on momentum decisive market share ga...
Two of my favourite Rugby anthems will be sung this afternoon as Ireland take on Scotland. I think we need an England anthem, separate from the national anthem for events like the Six Nations and even the Commonwealth Games. How about "I vow to thee my Country"
Retailer John Lewis has been named as the official department store for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Tune in to tonight at 7 on BBC2 Scotland for half an hour of top class Commonwealth Games and Winter Olympi…
EMMANUEL IFEAJUNA- A FORGOTTEN IGBO HERO: Emmanuel Ifeajuna burst into national/international limelight when in 1954 at the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, Canada he won the gold medal in high jump, scaling a height of 2.20 metres and watched by a crowd of 25,332. He gave Nigeria her first Gold medal in any sporting event then. Perhaps, because he participated in the 1966 coup, this achievement has been erased from the Nigerian archives. Because he was Igbo. But our Northern brothers who took part in subsequent coups and counter coups have continued to enjoy national recognition. The International Airport Lagos is named after late General Murtala Mohammed who was a military Head of state. Gen Gowon, Gen Babangida and Gen Danjuma have continued to amass national honours and recognition. Our Igbo leaders have cowardly kept mute at this injustice from our APC brothers. Major Ifeajuna deserves recognition. He died fighting for Biafra.
29 jan gk 1. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on 28 January 2014 issued an order that exempts Indian sportsperson, who won medals at Olympics, Commonwealth Games (CWG) and Asian Games from payment of Income Tax on cash or other rewards given by the government. The order came into effect from the date of its notification. Till now, medal-winning sportspersons, who received any cash prize or gift from the government were supposed to pay income tax to the government. While, achievers from other fields except sports like winners of National Film Awards and Ramon Magsaysay awardees were exempted from paying any income tax till now. 2. Pete Seeger, the singer, folk-song collector and songwriter died at Presbyterian Hospital in New York on 27 January 2014. He was 94. 3. The government of Delhi on 28 January 2014 ordered audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General, CAG into the finances of Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS). This decision was taken at a cabinet meeting that was chaired by t ...
Commonwealth Games ,Donald Dinne , Bannockbunkum and The Christmas Truce , we're under starters orders!. Noo where's that javelin gone?
Any budding journalists out there. Over 100 funded places are up for grabs at an international conference for young journalists. The Aye Write! Future News International Young Journalists’ Conference is part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme, which starts 100 days before the Commonwealth Games begin. Organised by Glasgow Life and Glasgow City Council – in partnership with the British Council, Tinopolis Interactive, the Herald & Times Group and Thomson Reuters – and in association with Young Scot and SDS, the conference is a three-day event in Glasgow’s Mitchell Library, starting on Monday 14 April 2014. It will bring together 300 young people from 14 countries across the Commonwealth to: - learn key reporting skills from established media and journalism professionals - network with the best from the world of media and journalism, and with other aspiring journalists from across the UK and the Commonwealth - have the opportunity to participate in news reporting of the Commonwealth games - build ...
Congratulations to Alana Boyd jumping a Commonwealth Games A qualifier of 4.50m off a short run up at the...
The Queen's Baton Relay , marking the 2014 Commonwealth Games, starts the British leg of its tour on May 31st in.Conglet…
I'm half expecting Gary Bettman to ask if Katz will cancel the new arena & play all future games at Commonwealth Stadium. -bm
Zamindari privileges ordered by Civil Aviation ministry for criminal mirasdars in Parliament V Sundaram IAS January 29, 2014 The Zamindari System was abolished by the Estate’s Abolition Act after Independence. We have now created a new brand of Political Zamindars in the place of Erstwhile Feudal Zamindars. In the earlier system, only the Landless workers dependent on Agriculture were in the Bonded Labour of the Zamindars. In the New Political System created by Our New Constitution after our Independence, we have created a Class of New Zamindars. In this system, all the people of India have been brought under the Cruel Yoke of Bonded Labour of these New Zamindars! Yesterday, I was watching English News TV Channels. I am quite amused to see that the DGCA has issued Guidelines to all Airports and Private Airlines to extend Special Privileges to Members of Parliament. DGCA has reportedly asked Private Airlines to offer special privileges to MPs including Advance Notice of Flight Delays, Escorts, Priority C ...
Reasons for Depleting Value of Rupee 1.A basic law of economics states that “the value of a product increases with the increase in demand for the product”. This means that the downfall in value of rupee is due to its lesser demand which is true. India being a developing country makes use of resources from foreign market to fulfill the demands of its citizens. 2.The stock market of India has a large amount of investment from overseas. The number of investments increases with the increase in performance of the markets of India compared to those of other countries. These investors require rupee to invest here which leads to an increase in demand for rupee along with its value. 3.Recession has been one of the primary reasons for such an economical imbalance in India. The effects of recession have been more severe to United States and other foreign countries compared to India. Due to this, the number of foreign investors has reduced considerably in the past one year as they have to use money wisely. 4.Anot ...
about boxers is available today! Womens boxing make its Commonwealth Games debut
| T’tennis plan February camping for Commonwealth Games
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay will begin its two-week journey through England on May 31 in Manchester and will make its way around the country before stopping off at its final international destination at Alnwick Castle on June 13.
T’tennis plan February camping for Commonwealth Games
The AWF Office was delighted to receive correspondence from Dr Tamas Ajan, IWF President, informing the AWF Board that five (5) Australian IWF Category 1 Referees have been selected to work as Technical Officials at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games during the period 24 – 31 July, 2014. Visit www.awf.com.au/news/ for the full article
Well they're talking about changing the Flag - it must be coming up to Waitangi Day... or the Olympics... or the Commonwealth Games... or even the Sevens. As someone with a keen interest in all things
I reckon all five of the Police Control Rooms, and all of the Fire Control Rooms that are earmarked for closure should have a coordinated "IT and/or Power Failure" during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, so that we can all see just how dangerous this game of "political cat & mouse cutbacks" really is.well, they'll need to get used to it sometime! - Chaos, mismanagement, delayed response times, death and injury. Yes, I think that would just be for starters.
The BDA have planned a workshop focusing on the 2014 Commonwealth Games. . See BSL video...
Extra tickets will be made available for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after the netball venue was switched.
Finished meetings with Commonwealth Games. Up in 5 hours for return to Preston! Fun fun fun!!
The Commonwealth Games experience has arrived early for the Australian Diamonds squad. While the Games are still months away, 23 squad members and invitees have arrived in Canberra for a specially-designed Commonwealth Games `Simulation Camp’ that shapes as a key part of the team’s preparations for…
Now LIVE! the legacy program for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games:
What an awesome year I'm going to have! Working at the commonwealth games and then heading off to Australia for a year. Does it get better?
Is anyone else getting tired of the BBC treating the Commonwealth games like a pseudo-Olympics in the hope of recreating the 2012 spirit?
YA's in Carms have great plans in place to maximise the impact of the commonwealth games. Over 125 YA's of all ages involved
David Murray paid £375,000 for land then sold back to council for for £5,000,000 to council. "
Unbelievable luck.. Just discovered that this years Tour de France, starts in the UK on 5th July.. Just so happens that we'll be there... Always wanted to see the tour, but hadn't considered looking into it during our trip preparations. Just so happens, the Isle of Man TT is also on in July, plus the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow at the end of July.. Can see this as being a fun trip.. :-)
Family Bowls Offer :1st Year for £70 for 2014 Commonwealth Games so join Nominated "Club of the Year"
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to be given away 'Up to 5,000 free for the 2014 Commonwealth in Glasgow are to be...'
I liked a video Behind the scenes at the Netball test event | Glasgow 2014 | XX Commonwealth Games
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Netball Q and A 02/14 Why has the Netball venue changed to the SSE Hydro? Glasgow 2014 strives to maximise the use of our venues so that the athlete experience is optimised by packed stadia throughout our Sport Programme. Why has this taken so long to be announced? We required a date that the SSE Hydro was available for a full transition test as well as completing some detailed transition planning as part of our preparations. Was the decision taken because Netball tickets sold so well at the SECC? We are delighted with the overall public response to tickets for Glasgow 2014 and always strive to maximise the number available when there is demand. How many extra Netball tickets will there be now? Now testing has been completed and the host venue for Netball confirmed, the next stage is to definite additional tickets that will be available for sale. If pressed: There could be up to an additional 4,000 capacity when compared to the SECC Halls. When will these tickets be release ...
It does make it tricky though usually we don't have the commonwealth games issue too which has made it doubly hard this year!
hopes to qualify for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow via
Kelly Holmes urges England to show national pride ahead of Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
will host one of only 14 evening celebrations in England for Commonwealth Games baton. Only one in North East. Great honour 4 town
Thanks for the nutrition advice info & support in my commonwealth games prep.
Commonwealth Games baton to come to Plymouth ahead of Glasgow...
Commonwealth Baton to come through Congleton 31 May - 2yrs to the day that the Olympic Torch came through in 2012! http:…
Suffolk only county in the east to host Commonwealth Games Baton.
1970 Commonwealth games in Edinburgh, Scotland came 4th? Any chance the athlete is Lachie Stewart? Won gold in the 10,000
As of the 30/1/14 my Female Commonwealth Games Weightlifting Team is as follows; V. Lee, Napper, Yamasaki, Be, S. Lee, Acason, and Myers.
The Diamonds squad & invitees are in camp this week simulating the experience. http…
Great to see you're oot and aboot. My class are doing an assembly on the Commonwealth games 7th Feb. Can you come? ( Edin)
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When I rock up to the commonwealth games ceremony first thing I will do is walk over to Team Jamaica and get a pic with …
The Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton relay is coming to the South East in June with Southampton, Kent & Oxford chosen h…
The route of the England leg of the Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games is revealed.
WAG High Performance Manager Required The GNI Management Committee wish to appoint a Performance Manager for Women's Artistic Gymnastics in Northern Ireland. Please see below for Job Specification. Interested Candidates should forward their CV and a letter of application indicating how they meet the Job Specifications to the GNI Management Committee Chair Ann Marie Dalton, annmariedalton The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 3rd February 2014. Please note any applications received after this date and time will be deemed invalid. Interviews will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday 4th/5th February 2014. The GNI Management Committee will announce and introduce the GNI WAG Performance Manager at the WAG NI Championships on Sunday 9th February 2014. Job Title: GNI Women’s Artistic Gymnastics High Performance Manager Reporting to: GNI Management Committee and Women’s Technical Committee Financials: Post will be financially supported to cover expenses incurred and a small honorarium per annum *** ...
I have been accepted as a volunteer for the Commonwealth games in Glasgow. How good is that? First training session in the velodrome in March.
The Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR), the curtain-raiser to this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, will conclude its journey around England in Alnwick this summer.
Recovering from a cultural visit to Glasgow to the Jack Vetriano exhibition which was as great as. I hoped it would be. Wish I could afford an original! Love Glasgow, a buzzing city. Bring on the Commonwealth Games!
When mountain biker Kate Fluker moved to Queenstown five years ago, this year's Commonwealth Games couldn't have been further from her mind.
2014 should be a great year for Sport, Winter Olympics start in just over a week, SUFC hopefully promoted in May, World Cup in June and July then Commonwealth Games end of July and August not to mention all the regular Golf tournaments and Ryder Cup :-D :-D :-D
Vital world ranking points for players vying for the Commonwealth Games. Watch the Kumpoo Oceania Championships online or come down and support your players from 10-15 February in Ballarat, Victoria, Badminton Australia
NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE CENTRE IS A KNOCKOUT AHEAD OF GLASGOW 2014 An exciting £10m boxing project is set to pack a real punch across the Nation by weighing in with a key Commonwealth Games contribution. Previously the B-listed Olympia Theatre building in Bridgeton, the new High Performance Centre will be home to Boxing Scotland’s first ever centralised facility. As Scotland’s governing body for boxing, Boxing Scotland will use the cutting edge facility to train and develop its best elite talent. The centre opened today (Wednesday 29 January) where key stakeholders, sportscotland and Clyde Gateway, proudly attended its launch. Prior to the High Performance Centre opening, Boxing Scotland’s International Team Boxers trained in a variety of facilities across Scotland. This centralised academy of excellence will contribute to the governing body's vision of enabling its most promising talent to achieve world rankings and thrive through improved facilities and 0coach support. Richard Thomas, Chairman of Bo ...
THE Queen's Baton Relay leading up to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will visit Bristol on June 3. The route of for the two-week tour of England...
Hon'ble president of India in his Republican Day address on 25th January said "Elections do not give any person the licence to flirt with illusions.govt. is not a charity shop.Populist anarchy cannot be a substitute for governance " ( Statesman:26.01.14.)- But elections do give the corrupt ministers and bureaucrats to plunder cash and other resources of India since Fiftys involving crores of rupees . To name a few scams :- Mundra(1957),Submarin purchase(1981) ,Bofors (1987),Jain howla (1995)Defence coffin purchase(NDA govt.), 2g spectrum (2010),Coal block (2011),Commonwealth games scam,Delhi.Even the Central and state govts. have indulged the corporates to plunder the Ps Banks by not paying their loans amounting to Rs.229000 crores as on Sept.2013 (Statesman 22.01.14.),the amt. to be shown as Bad debts in the Balance sheet. So the licence to flirt with illusions and to plunder the country's wealth and throwing the majority people to *** has been going on for the last six decades.I don't know whether the . ...
Does anyone know of anywhere a couple could could stay for a night on 2 August in Glasgow? All hotels have increased doubled or tripled their prices as the Commonwealth Games are on then. Please get in touch with me, or PM me, if you know of anyone or anywhere? Thanks
Sascoc lift Athletics SA’s suspension 29 January By SAPA Johannesburg – The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) has withdrawn Athletics South Africa’s suspension to allow athletes to compete at the Commonwealth Games in July and August. But matters are far from rosy as Sascoc and Athletics SA continue to bicker over who the rightful leaders of the athletics body are. Last year, Athletics SA’s leadership – headed up by President James Evans – was ousted and replaced by an interim board, but the IAAF allegedly refuses to recognise the new board. Chairman of the interim board, Sello Mokoena, has found himself isolated. In the wake of the power struggles at ASA, Sascoc suspended the body’s membership from the Olympic body, but the move had a negative effect on the athletes and very little effect, it would seem, on the administrators. Sascoc have asked the IAAF to intervene, but getting someone from the world body to travel to South Africa has proven to be a challeng ...
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Sophie's singing at the Commonwealth Games, how exciting!!!
Hammered it at the gym tonight again . That's a stone I've lost in 5 weeks . Feeling great for it as well . Peaking just in time for these commonwealth games :)
The baton relay for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is to come to Plymouth - the only stop in the South West, it has been announced. A series...
Commonwealth Games Village, Venues.br cold day out!
As most of you will all have heard Kirsten is going to be heading off to the sun for a few months, I bought tickets for her for the commonwealth games semi finals athletic on fri. Aug 1st.(2adults) If you or know anyone who would want them please pm
Is going for gold on this eating malarkey peeps, wishing it was an official sport in the commonwealth games. I would be happy to represent wales, England or India. Or all 3 at the same time!!
Its funny how I even volunteer for things and I still get knocked back from them all. Commonwealth games thanks !! Ha
Corruption is a global phenomenon; it is omnipresent. In India corruption is a major problem and one of the key deterrents of development. Corruption in India has been present in India right from the Independence days. Typically, corruption on India is closely associated with the money laundering and bribery, which means utilizing the money for some illegal activities. Corruption has become an integral part of the Indian society; it has become so common that it has almost become impossible to identify the corrupt activities. In the recent few years, the corruption in India has gained mammoth proportions and the recent scam stories aptly underpin the fact. According to the Corruption Perception Index Report of 2009 released by Transparency International, India ranked 84th among the 180 corruption affected countries. Corruption has several negative effects, it is therefore vital to have a corruption free environment. The reason why India should become corruption free is discussed below: A large number of In ...
After announcing that the Commonwealth Games Netball Finals will be hosted at the city's newest venue, the SSE Hydro - doubling the number of spectators who ...
Hertfordshire coach Kat Ratnapala says there will be an unknown element to the Superleague in Commonwealth Games year.
So proud to be accepted to be a part of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as a volunteer in the Sport Equipment team at Hampden Park! Humbled.
Got Scottish National Championships from the Wednesday (Commonwealth Games trials) so not sure at the moment
Moment of glory for all Mauritians ! The Queen's Baton Relay, carried by a delegation from the Commonwealth Games Federation, will reach Mauritius this Saturday in the context of the 20th Commonwealth Games.
Heptathlete Louise Hazel comes out of retirement to defend her Commonwealth Games heptathlon title at Glasgow 2014 Read more and have your say on this story by commenting below
Huge congratulations to another former student-athlete Tom Marshall, who ran 3:43.11 to go up to on the Indoor 1,500m list in Great Britain. Tom is shooting to join Chris O'Hare at the Commonwealth Games this year, aiming to represent Wales. Good luck Tom!
In 2014 Scotland welcomes the world to join in the exciting Year of Homecoming. In addition to the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup, there's our year-long program of events and activities to showcase all that's great about Scotland; mouth-watering food & drink events, lots to get you active in our great outdoors plus spectacular arts, cultural and ancestral heritage to explore. Whenever they come and wherever they visit, you will be very welcome, so join in and be part of Homecoming Scotland 2014!
Got a nice visit today from Betterbodies Falkirk sponsored athlete Scott Stronach, he was showing me his sprint bike, at £2k a wheel I was frightened to touch it lol. Scott is currently on a nutrition program to boost his qualifying times for the Commonwealth Games. We are all behind you mate ;-) Rene
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