Common Wealth Games 2010



The 2010 Commonwealth Games are the nineteenth Commonwealth Games, and the ninth to be held under that name. The Games are scheduled to be held in Delhi, India between 3 October and 14 October 2010. The games will be the largest multi-sport event conducted to date in Delhi and India generally, which has previously hosted the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982. The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. It will also be the first time the Commonwealth Games will be held in India and the second time the event has been held in Asia (after 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).


  • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi – Athletics, lawn bowls, weightlifting
  • Dhyan Chand National Stadium – Hockey
  • Indira Gandhi Arena – Archery, cycling, gymnastics, wrestling
  • Delhi University sports complex – Rugby sevens
  • Thyagaraj Stadium – Netball
  • Siri Fort Sports Complex – Badminton, Squash
  • Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range – Shooting
  • Talkatora Stadium – Boxing
  • SPM Swimming Pool Complex – Aquatics
  • RK Khanna Tennis Complex – Tennis
  • Yamuna Sports Complex – Table tennis

Sherais the mascot of 19th commonwealth games. Shera,the name is derived from a Hindi word-sher which means tiger. Tiger is the national animal of India and hence most suited in order to display the true nature of the nation. The tiger signifies power and prowess, the desire to succeed and to be the best. But along with that, it also represents the spirit of the game and maintaining the true Indian…

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