Village talk - Off the field

Krishna sure about probe into CWG corruption charges

Contending that lessons had been learnt from Commonwealth Games, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna today expressed confidence tha...»

Australia denies athletes vandalized Games village

Australia on Friday rejected accusations that its athletes had caused damage to property in the athlete’s village at the Commonwea...»

Doordarshan's CWG commentary has been the poorest in its history

Khatra (danger), hamla (attack), yeh bharat ko khatra... yeh Pakistan ka hamla. And sometimes khatarnak (dang...»

CWG closing ceremony will be a crispier affair

The closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games to be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Thursday will be a crispier affair...»

WADA not happy with CWG dope testing procedure

The World Anti-Doping Agency has expressed its displeasure to the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee over the manner in which dope...»

Volunteers reveal their story

They are normally the face of any multi-discipline event. Their unbridled enthusiasm and willingness to put the visitors, athletes, o...»

Parathas favourite among foreign athletes

100 kg rice, 100 kg lentil, 150 kg potatoes and 300 kg of spinach -- this is what the kitchen in the Commonwealth Games Village consumes...»

Officials suffer at the Games

The claim of the Organising Committee chairman, Suresh Kalmadi that the Commonwealth Games are generally going on well has been expos...»

Fennell unhappy

The Commonwealth Games Federation president, Michael Fennell has expressed his displeasure over the manner in which the Games Informatio...»

Another downside

Despite spending crores of rupees in having a website that would update smoothly, a results system that would be prompt and accurate...»

Racist slur causes stir

Controversies besieging the Commonwealth Games are simply refusing to die down. The latest episode to hit the Games being the alleged...»

Fennell bluntly asks OC to bring more people to venues

Concerned by the poor attendance at the competition venues, Commonwealth Games Federation chief Michael Fennell bluntly told the Organis...»

Netizens shower praise on CWG

Before the Games kicked off, jokes about the unpreparedness were in plenty on social networking sites, but now Facebook and Twitter have...»

No CWG accreditation for langurs

Ramu doesn’t need accreditation and can pass through any area in the Games Village without being frisked, even though many VIPs do...»

Yoga sessions at Games Village

After captivating audiences and athletes with a scintillating yoga show at the inaugural ceremony, the Organising Committee (OC) has gon...»

Fennell critical of athletics officials

The Commonwealth Games Federation president, Michael Fennell, came down heavily on the officials of the athletic events of the Common...»

Oppressive security continues

“You might hurt somebody with that umbrella,” a police officer told a journalist as he attempted to enter the fortress th...»

Unconfirmed dengue case in games village

The Commonwealth Games in New Delhi was hit by its first unconfirmed case of dengue fever on Sunday just hours before the event's ope...»

Charles gets a glimpse of CWG Village life

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles on Sunday visited the Commonwealth Games Village, where they interacted...»

Repairs on at Stadium

Despite several protective layers of synthetic surfaces spread over the track and infield of the Nehru Stadium for the opening ceremony...»

Swatting away balls and winged arthropods

An insectarium is what the R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium resembled under lights on Saturday as the Indian men's tennis team gathered on Cen...»

Another joke in the making

The oft-repeated claims of having “world-class” with all things connected with the Commonwealth Games is fast becoming a jok...»

Panic spreads as swimmers take ill

Panic struck the Commonwealth Games on Thursday as reports of leading swimmers from Australia and England being taken ill due to the...»

Shoddy treatment of sportspersons, officials

For all the tall talk of having the best ever Games, the Commonwealth Games still is left with many glitches. Among the prob...»

Transport arrangements for the media in disarray

The transport arrangements were good on Sunday for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, but there were no volunteers to guide...»

Special opening ceremony stamp on CWG

The Indian postal department has brought out a special stamp to commemorate the opening ceremony of the 19th edition of the Commonwea...»

No concern for volunteers

No food; then stale food. There was little respite, care and concern for the volunteers at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. If Friday was b...»

Kalmadi lashes out at media

Buoyed by positive response to the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Monday...»

Glitches continue

The harassment of technical officials continues unabated with less than a day left for the start of competitions. For instance, t...»

High-speed cameras to decide winners at CWG

The upcoming Commonwealth Games will witness a high-tech timekeeping system, which will separate glory from mere participation. T...»

The courteous face of the Games

They are everywhere, from the airport to the Village, to the venues, receiving visitors and guiding them, trying to make them feel &ldquo...»

PETA against deploying langurs at CWG venues

The MCD might be banking on langurs, a giant monkey with a black face, to keep away free-roaming simians from the Commonwealth Games ven...»

Rare works of Eskimo art on display

A group of reputed artists from Commonwealth member-country Canada are showcasing some rare works of Inuit (Eskimo) art at...»

Sunday, March 29
Final Aus. vs NZ 9 a.m. Melbourne

Pages from the past Digging out some classic articles from our exhaustive archives.

That night...June 25, 1983

Field Marshal extraordinaire

Giving the boys their due

The fascinating journey with Lara

Salute to a great team in decline

Let us resolve...

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