Category Archives: Global Events

Major events of world-wide interest, and celebrated globally.

2010 Commonwealth Games Medal Table

Commonwealth Games quest for glory has begun

Commonwealth Games

The 2010 Commonwealth Games Medal Table is a list of nations ranked by the number of gold medals won by their athletes during the 2010 Commonwealth Games, held in Delhi, India, from October 3 to October 14, 2010. Athletes from 71 nations are participating in 17 sports.

2010 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Commonwealth Games commenced at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi

Commonwealth Games

A spectacular ceremony opened 2010 Commonwealth Games at a packed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in New Delhi, India. The dazzling event displayed India’s varied culture in a plethora of cultural showcases amid atmosphere of national pride and celebrations.

2010 Commonwealth Games Official Shera Song

Shera song to be performed at the opening ceremony

Commonwealth Games

Shera the mascot is the face of the Delhi Games and exhorts everyone to come out and play. Sports Minister Dr MS Gill launched a song dedicated to Shera to celebrate enthusiasm for the Games, on September 9, 2010. Chak de Shera, as the song is titled, has been chosen to be performed at the Games opening ceremony on October 3, 2010.

Commonwealth Games Revised Theme Song

Music maestro AR Rahman tweaks CWG, Delhi 2010 theme song

Commonwealth Games

The revised version of Commonwealth Games official theme song, Swagatham, by Oscar winner Indian music composer AR Rahman, is released accompanied by Bharat Bala’s music video featuring some of the famed Indian sports persons showcasing the achievements of India in the field of sports. The song has now been turned into a “peppy sports anthem”.

Commonwealth Games Editions

Nineteenth edition of the Games is scheduled to be held in Delhi

Commonwealth Games

The first edition of Commonwealth Games was held in Hamilton, Canada from 16 – 23 August, 1930. The nineteenth edition of the Games is scheduled to be held in Delhi, India between October 3, 2010 and October 14, 2010.

2010 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay

Curtain raiser to nineteenth Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a tradition of the Commonwealth Games and acts as a curtain raiser to every Games since Cardiff 1958 Commonwealth Games in Wales. The relay symbolises the unity and shared ideals of the Commonwealth of Nations, and enables communities beyond the Host City to share the Games celebrations.

2010 Commonwealth Games Mascot

Official mascot for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi

Commonwealth Games

Mascots are an integral part of the Commonwealth Games since 1978 and are responsible for promoting the event and bring commercial success to the international sporting event. The official mascot for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi is Shera, a friendly Royal Bengal tiger.

2010 Commonwealth Games Host City Delhi

Delhi is hosting the XIX Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games

Delhi is hosting the XIX Commonwealth Games between October 3 and October 14, 2010. It will also be the first time the Commonwealth Games will be held in India. Delhi has previously hosted the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982.