XIX Commonwealth Games-Delhi


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)


Shera, the mascot for the 2010 Commonwealth Games


The official mascot for the 2010 Commonwealth Games is Shera, an anthropomorphised tiger. His name came from "Sher", a Hindi word meaning lion. The mascot truly represents the modern Indian, proud of his nation’s ancient heritage and a fierce competitor but with integrity and honesty. The logo and the look for the games were designed by Idiom Design and Consulting.


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Commonwealth Games 2010

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