CommonWealth Games Delhi 2010 – Latest Update

Commonwealth games 2010 preparations in the capital city of New Delhi are on its peak. Though much has to be achieved yet in terms of execution, the Organizing committee is taking relevant steps to build supporting systems. Here’s a quick round up on common wealth games activities and announcements in last few days.

Common Wealth Games 2010 Mascot


CommonWealth 2010 Tickets –

Delhi 2010 physical tickets are now available for spectators. Tickets will be available from the Internet, Retail Outlets and through the Call Centre. All those who have bought tickets during the first phase can redeem their vouchers against actual tickets.

30 Retail Outlets are opened in Delhi/NCR of Hero Honda, Central Bank of India & IRCTC STC Branch for easy access to commonwealth games 2010 tickets to everybody. Spectators have also been provided with the options of ‘self-pickup’ and tickets being couriered to them on purchase.  The online and Call Centre purchase processes will also remain functional.
Large numbers of tickets have been sold so far, generating revenue of about Rs. 10 crore. Countries abroad have also placed their orders where countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada, UK and USA have registered maximum bookings.

The tickets for the Opening and Closing ceremonies will have ‘reserved admissions’ while all other sports would have ‘general admissions’ and session-wise tickets.

Transportation  for Commonwealth Games 2010 –
Free transportation to and from the venues on the day of the event have already been assured by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and the Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) and the tickets would have perforations on them for the purpose.

CommonWealth 2010  Theme Song –
The Oscar winning composer launched XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi’s Theme Song in a glittering ceremony held in Gurgaon. Jiyo Utho Bado Jeeto (Live, Rise, Ascend, Win) is music maestro A. R. Rahman’s call to the people and athletes of Delhi, India and the entire Commonwealth.

Medical Safety and Health Facilities at the Commonwealth Games 2010
The Organizing Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi (OC CWG Delhi 2010) has made elaborate arrangements to ensure a safe and healthy Delhi 2010 for athletes and spectators alike, with a multi-faceted medical programme in place.
The Medical Programme has an array of facilities, from three designated hospitals, a Polyclinic at the Games Village, Medical Centers at all stadium, competition and training venues and road races, first aid posts for spectators at competition venues and round-the-clock cover at the Main Press Centre and International Broadcasting Centre at Pragati Maidan.
The three designated hospitals are the G.B.Pant Hospital, JPN Apex Trauma Centre (AIIMS) and Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, all of which are ready.

There will be 64 ambulances with 857 support staff of ambulance crew and first aid staff to offer round the clock ambulance services.

CommonWealth Games 2010 Venues-
Venues decided for the Common Wealth Games 2010 Delhi are –

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex
  2. Thyagaraj Sports Complex
  3. Indira Gandhi Sports Complex
  4. Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Swimming Stadium
  5. Talkatora Indoor Stadium
  6. Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium
  7. Siri Fort Sports Complex
  8. Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range
  9. R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex
  10. Yamuna Sports Complex
  11. Delhi University

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