Commonwealth Games – Enjoy Mega Sports Carnivals
The common wealth games 2010 are the 19th Commonwealth Games till date, and the ninth more to be held under that same name. The official mascot for the 2010 Commonwealth Games was the Shera, a tiger. His name came from the word “Sher”, a Hindi word meaning lion i.e.Bagh means tiger. However this is Sher which is colloquially used for both lion and the tiger. The mascot of the games truly represents the modern Indian, proud of his nations with integrity, respect and great honesty. The logo and the design for the games were launched and produced by Idiom Design and Consulting.
Common wealth games scheduleThe common wealth Games were scheduled to be held in Delhi, in India between the 3 October and 14 October 2010. The games will be on the scale of the largest multi-sport event conducted to date in Delhi and India generally, which has previously hosted by the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982. The opening ceremony of this game is scheduled to take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi.
It will also marked as the first time the Commonwealth Games that will be held in India and the 2nd time the events has been held in Asia that will be after 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
commonwealth games ticketsThe 2010 commonwealth games tickets were on sale on June 4, 2010, and will remained on sale until the start of each event as per schedule. A total number of 1.7 million tickets are available to the general public which was sold up by 98%. The price of tickets depends on the each sport like:-Popular sports costing more depend up on the seating location.Tickets selling at variable costs as the Opening Ceremony tickets start at 1,000 rupees () and increase to 50,000 rupees (,060) for the best seat.The Closing Ceremony tickets are a bit cheaper than that of opening.
For other events, the tickets start at 50 rupees (.05) which is minimum and affordable for every viewer. The best way to purchase these tickets is on the official website of CWG that is Commonwealth Games Ticketing Website. Tickets are also available in around 30 retail outlets across Delhi like 1. Central Bank of India2. Hero Honda3. the IRCTC Connaught Place,4. a dedicated call center, 5. venue box offices
Tickets which are purchased online will need to be redeemed against a physical ticket from the retailer outlets in Delhi, or by the way of courier service.When the commonwealth games get on move there is a baton race which is run by the popular celebrity or the famous sports personality. The baton is currently kept in “Agra, Uttar Pradesh”. Boldon’s other feat is the one who holds the Commonwealth Games record for running up to 100m in 9.88 seconds. It may be the chance that you have not heard about him. There is one more athlete from his neighboring country, Jamaica, Usain Bolt is more famous and possibly needs no introduction yet.