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  1. 1. Common Wealth Games 2010 Created by: Jaydev Doshi
  2. 2. Topics Discussed: <ul><li>History of the Game
  3. 3. Bidding for 2010 Venue
  4. 4. Budget
  5. 5. Preparation for the Event
  6. 6. Game Mascot
  7. 7. Games
  8. 8. Results
  9. 9. Indian Perspective
  10. 10. Problems & Scams at CWG 2010
  11. 11. Impact of the Games </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul>History of the Game </ul><ul><li>Started in 1930 under the title of British Empire Games in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
  13. 13. Renamed as the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in 1954, the British Commonwealth Games in 1970, and gained its current title in 1978
  14. 14. Currently 54 members of the Commonwealth of Nations, and 71 teams participate in the Games.
  15. 15. At the 1930 games, women competed in the swimming events only. From 1934, women also competed in some athletics events. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul>History of the Game </ul><ul><li>From 1930 until 1950, the parade of nations was led by a single flagbearer carrying the Union Flag.
  17. 17. Queen's Baton Relay started from 1958 where athletes carry a baton from Buckingham Palace to the games opening ceremony.
  18. 18. Baton carries Queen Elizabeth II's message of greeting to the athletes. The baton's final bearer is usually a famous sporting personage of the host nation.
  19. 19. The 2010 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XIX Commonwealth Games, were held in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul>Bidding for 2010 Venue </ul><ul><li>Two principal bids for the 2010 Commonwealth Games were from Delhi, India and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
  21. 21. Ballot of members was held in November 2003 at the Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
  22. 22. Delhi bid won by a margin of 46 votes to 22, confirming India's first successful bid for the Games.
  23. 23. India's bid motto was New Frontiers and Friendships. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul>Budget </ul><ul><li>Initial total budget estimated by the Indian Olympic Association in 2003 for hosting the Games was 1,620 crore.
  25. 25. In 2010, however, the official total budget soon escalated to an estimated 11,500 crore.
  26. 26. This figure excluded non-sports related infrastructure development.
  27. 27. Business Today magazine estimated that the Games cost 60,000 crore(Most expensive Games ever.) </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul>Preparation for the Event </ul><ul><li>A four-lane flyway, 2.2 km stretch was constructed which reduced the travelling time between the village and the Stadium to six minutes.
  29. 29. Costing nearly $1.95 billion, Terminal 3 improved airport passenger capacity to more than 37 million passengers a year by 2010.
  30. 30. Delhi Metro had been expanded to accommodate more people and boost the use of public transport during the 2010 games.
  31. 31. Nine corridors identified as High Capacity Bus Systems (for example, one from Ambedkar Nagar to Red Fort). Six of these corridors are operational in 2010 </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul>Preparation for the Event </ul><ul><li>Large power-production initiative to increase power production to 7,000 MW (from the current 4,500 MW)
  33. 33. Free accommodation for all athletes at the Games Village, as well as free transport and other benefits, such as a free trip to the famed Taj Mahal.
  34. 34. Large-scale construction and &quot;beautification&quot; project has resulted in the demolition of hundreds of homes and the displacement of city dwellers. </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul>Game Mascot </ul><ul><li>Official mascot for the 2010 Commonwealth Games: &quot;Shera&quot;
  36. 36. Slogan of the games, &quot;Come out and play&quot;
  37. 37. Official song of the 2010 Commonwealth Games &quot;Jiyo Utho Bado Jeeto&quot;
  38. 38. Song composed and performed by A.R.Rehman.
  39. 39. Song is penned by Mehboob and directed by Bharath Bala </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul>Games </ul><ul><li>There were events in 21 disciplines across 17 sports for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
  41. 41. Kabaddi was a demonstration sport at the Games.
  42. 42. There were 71 participating nations at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
  43. 43. Fiji was suspended from the Commonwealth and banned from participating in the Games
  44. 44. Rwanda fielded a team for the games for the first time after becoming a Commonwealth member in 2009. </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul>Results </ul>
  46. 46. <ul>Indian Perspective </ul><ul><li>For the first time in the history of the Games India won over 100 medals in total.
  47. 47. 38 Gold medals, enabled it to finish the Games at second position behind Australia and just ahead of England.
  48. 48. For the first time in the history of the Games, India won a medal in Gymnastics, where Ashish Kumar won a Silver and a Bronze
  49. 49. After a gap of 52 years that India won a Gold in Athletics when Krishna Poonia won Gold in Women's discus throw. </li></ul>
  50. 50. Problems & Scams at CWG 2010 <ul><li>Huge Funds spent on the CWG preparation drew ire from several quarters of the country.
  51. 51. Relocation of the slum dwellers for the &quot;Beautification&quot; of Delhi before the games was also a point of debate.
  52. 52. Labour Law violation in terms of Minimum Wages payment and Child Labour.
  53. 53. Increase in the number of sex workers in the capital region.
  54. 54. Huge delays in the preparation of the venues for the event.
  55. 55. Financial Irregularities and corruption tainting the preparation.
  56. 56. Safety and security threat / Terror Atack threat. </li></ul>
  57. 57. <ul>Impact of the Games </ul><ul><li>Other games getting recognition in India which is pre dominantly a Cricket crazy nation.
  58. 58. Infrastructural benefits to the city of Delhi.
  59. 59. Revenue generation and several job creation for the span of the development of the CWG village and stadiums. </li></ul>

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