Monday, October 18, 2010

Come again commonwealth games in 2014

Like the opening ceremony the closing ceremony of 2010 Delhi Commonwealth games were excellent. There were some exciting performances by Army men bands, students, singers. Australia topped by winning most number of medals whereas India and Canada were among the number 2 and 3 spot respectively.
Next commonwealth games will be held in 2014 at Glasgow, Scotland. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and will host the event for 11 days from 24 July to 3 August 2014. Unlike games village in Delhi, Glasgow will have Athletes Village in Dalmarnock from where all the major venues are not more than 20 mins drive.

Below is the list of games for the 2014 commonwealth games:
* Aquatics
o Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming
o Diving pictogram.svg Diving

* Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics
* Badminton pictogram.svg Badminton
* Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing
* Cycling
o Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Road
o Cycling (track) pictogram.svg Track
o Cycling (mountain biking) pictogram.svg Mountain

* Gymnastics
o Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Artistic
o Gymnastics (rhythmic) pictogram.svg Rhythmic

* Field hockey pictogram.svg Field hockey
* Judo pictogram.svg Judo
* Bowling pictogram.svg Lawn Bowls
* Netball pictogram.svg Netball
* Rugby union pictogram.svg Rugby sevens
* Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting (Small Bore Rifle, Full Bore Rifle, Pistol and Clay Target)
* Squash pictogram.svg Squash
* Table tennis pictogram.svg Table Tennis
* Triathlon pictogram.svg Triathlon
* Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting
* Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling

India willl also hold one more event next year and that event is ICC Cricket World cup 2011. You can catch live action od 2011 cricket world cup at

We will also keep you updated on the progress of next commonwealthgames like qualifying games, progress at Glasgow etc. Keep on visting blog later or you can subscribe to the RSS feeds for direct updates.

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