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Games gone sour

Games gone sour
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First Published: Tue, Aug 03 2010. 08 10 PM IST

New Delhi 2010. Aman Sharma/PTI
New Delhi 2010. Aman Sharma/PTI
Updated: Tue, Aug 03 2010. 08 10 PM IST
The Commonwealth Games seem to be sinking deeper into the quagmire as reports of corruption, faked certificates and unending construction delays become rife.
New Delhi 2010. Aman Sharma/PTI
London 2012. Anthony Charlton/AP
In contrast, London is on track to complete projects for the 2012 Olympics by the summer of next year. The city’s preparations are so advanced that it’s already announced the special routes that will be dedicated to Olympics vehicles. Delhi might still be able to successfully pull off the Games in October, but with all the scandals that have erupted, the celebratory tone is glaringly absent.
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First Published: Tue, Aug 03 2010. 08 10 PM IST