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The XIX Commonwealth Games

After much worry and criticism before the start, the nineteenth Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India have now reached a successful conclusion without any of the disastrous events that had been predicted. Of the 71 participating countries, Australia topped the medal chart, taking home 177 medals, 74 of them gold. Host nation India also fared well, coming in second overall with 101 medals. The games were held from October 3rd through the 14th, ending with a closing ceremony in New Delhi yesterday. Collected here are photographs of the XIX Commonwealth Games from around India over the past couple of weeks. (51 photos total)

An athlete runs in the Men's Marathon at Vijay Chowk during day eleven of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 14, 2010 in Delhi, India. (Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)
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221 comments so far...

Love #1. Great Pics overall!

Posted by Mohamed Bagha October 15, 10 12:15 PM

Amazing shots as always 16, 28 are my favs, and 13 is a stone cold fox

Posted by g2000 October 15, 10 12:20 PM


Posted by vvr October 15, 10 12:23 PM

Ouch @ 46

Posted by Anonymous October 15, 10 12:25 PM

sheer brilliance

Posted by Naren Laungani October 15, 10 12:27 PM

#51 is quite epic - great photos.

Posted by Dan October 15, 10 12:27 PM

I love these olympics reports, normally sports don't interest me at all, but these shots are amazing.

Posted by Frederik October 15, 10 12:29 PM

awesome pics.

Posted by Jaisantosh October 15, 10 12:30 PM

wow, beautiful

Posted by hoang October 15, 10 12:37 PM

What happened in the #35 one? Did the bar fall on his head?

Posted by Pejeno October 15, 10 12:45 PM

Congratz to all athletes!

Posted by etienne October 15, 10 12:48 PM

#11 is what I'm talking about! Love rugby, love New Zealand, LOVE THE ALL BLACKS! :) awesome pic!

Posted by Crea October 15, 10 12:48 PM

Inspiring sport photography

Posted by rus mulyadi October 15, 10 12:50 PM

Great pics....
Love India

Posted by Aravind October 15, 10 12:51 PM

Hott hott stuff!!

Posted by Jat October 15, 10 12:57 PM

not good effort from in covering CWG ... opening and ending ceremony were too good and should have been covered in a separate gallery.. you people make 4-5 photo stories for worldcup , olympics and even sometimes for tour de france and not even 2 for covering '11' days for cwg

Posted by kapil October 15, 10 12:57 PM

Dumb Olympics.....mismanagement.....dogs lol snakes lol

Posted by Patriotic October 15, 10 12:59 PM

Very nice pictures.

Posted by Venkatesh Nandakumar October 15, 10 01:00 PM

An impressive collection . Quite spectacular! Thank you!

Posted by Ethan Rosch October 15, 10 01:11 PM

#28 made my jaw drop. Awesome. Any follow-up on #46? Is he okay?

Posted by Phoenixbeak October 15, 10 01:11 PM

lovely pics so compltely india s best all things
success will be started

Posted by fayyaz ajmer October 15, 10 01:30 PM

You know what would be nice, if the images from the photographers left the EXIF intact so I could see what camera/lens/technicals were used to create images...

Posted by Dustin Finn October 15, 10 01:32 PM

#41 is the best picture!

Posted by elmo October 15, 10 01:35 PM

Superb... !

Posted by Remy October 15, 10 01:59 PM

Awesome shots !!!!

Posted by Abhijit Bhatnagar October 15, 10 02:11 PM


Posted by Anonymous October 15, 10 02:14 PM

Epic! Especially the last one. Magnificent!

Posted by Kaushik Saikia October 15, 10 02:48 PM

Thanks Alan, I was waiting for CWG pics

Posted by Vaibhav October 15, 10 03:04 PM


This a website run by a United States newspaper. The US does not compete in the Commonwealth Games and yet the Big Picture has dedicated two photo stories regarding the games. That's surprisingly good.

Will Asian newspaper websites provide 4 or 5 photo stories on the Pan American Games in Mexico in 2011?

Posted by Tony October 15, 10 03:08 PM

The Human Body is such an amazing creation. When compelled, it's limits are absolutely endless. Wonderful collection of photographs!

Posted by John October 15, 10 03:50 PM

awsome...just too good ..brings the games live again on stills.....

Posted by Anil Trivedi October 15, 10 04:12 PM

Great stuff India!!!

Posted by A pakistani! October 15, 10 04:15 PM

great pics...

Posted by Ashutosh Sharma October 15, 10 04:15 PM

Great collection...

Posted by Amit S October 15, 10 04:49 PM

Seems not too much people there :( But photos are great !

Posted by Peter (Thailon) Misovic October 15, 10 04:59 PM

@29 - Completely agree. Great job! Awesome pics!

Posted by Ash October 15, 10 05:57 PM

All of the photos were fantastic, just loved the photo of Canadian cyclist reflected in the glasses of Emily Rosemond.

Posted by Graeme October 15, 10 06:17 PM

my back hurts looking @ #10

Posted by Chris October 15, 10 06:18 PM

just so everyone knows, these aren't the Olympics, they're the Commonwealth Games. also, the New Zealand Sevens team is NOT the All Blacks. let's be honest, the All Blacks couldn't win gold.

Posted by Miriam October 15, 10 07:17 PM

Brilliant pictures. you brought the splendour of the events in front of our eyes... fantastic!

Posted by Rajesh October 15, 10 08:10 PM

Great pictures! Congratulations New Delhi!

Posted by yip144 October 15, 10 08:22 PM

loved it..

Posted by Sheetal October 15, 10 08:58 PM

Wow, all of the events are packed! /sarcasm

Of course, It's really no wonder. Who wants to visit a giant toilet?

Posted by Marge October 15, 10 10:57 PM

awsome.............................loved it.

Posted by Alok Kumar October 16, 10 12:52 AM

the moments india can proud of! india rocks!

Posted by jishnnu October 16, 10 01:01 AM

great effort to show the glimpse of Common Wealth Games 2010 although I was expecting 3-4 rounds of pics from the games. Anyways it depends on author. No wonder Big Picture is quiet a popular photo blog which I wait for every alternate day.

I would like author to inform that please cover all the stories and pics which are not familiar to Media cuz they don't work well.

Looking forward for more pics...from all over world.


Love and Peace from INDIA

Posted by Jay Bangalore October 16, 10 01:13 AM

Amazing images, thanks for posting, haven't seen such reporting even in newspapers we've here in India. Love each and every image.

Posted by Manas October 16, 10 01:29 AM

nice oneeeeeeeeee

Posted by manoj dhoke October 16, 10 01:45 AM

Like it...

Posted by Suyog October 16, 10 02:03 AM

awsome pictures...I like these

Posted by SrB October 16, 10 02:17 AM

comment to -- "Andy Clark -- REUTERS "Super photo!" :-)


Way to go Andy, chalk up another set of Games.

Posted by Dr. Ted Grant October 16, 10 02:19 AM

Congratulations INDIA !

Posted by avi October 16, 10 02:32 AM

Simply Put ..... Beautiful.

Posted by Varun Sagar October 16, 10 03:07 AM

its really a great collection...congrats
loved them

Posted by khan October 16, 10 03:09 AM

"Dumb Olympics.....mismanagement.....dogs lol snakes lol
Posted by Patriotic "
Patriotic - showing plenty of ignorance here. If you consider the Commonwealth Games "Olympics" then dumb is indeed a word that comes to mind.

Great pics as usual. Awesome site!!

Posted by Mike October 16, 10 03:15 AM

all the pics were great.
good job done by photographers...n not to forget the atheles..
congats to all for makin it a success

Posted by Ajay Kumar October 16, 10 03:28 AM

#10 - impossible!

Posted by RobV October 16, 10 03:41 AM

Amazing! wonderful job

Posted by Aniket October 16, 10 03:47 AM

kenya alway makes us proud

Posted by rebel October 16, 10 04:08 AM

spectacular. Thanks for the amazing glimpses of the games.

Posted by delhiman October 16, 10 04:32 AM

liked 5 15 30

Posted by rascarlo October 16, 10 04:39 AM

Long time from now, when these games would become old memories, this collection of photographs would remind us of the sheer athletic brilliance of all sportspersons in the games.

India needs to better this in 2020 Olympics: Delhi is ready too! :)

Posted by Arpit October 16, 10 04:53 AM

#30 is absolutely stunning!

Thank you once again Big Picture you really make my day.

Posted by Tony Maxwell October 16, 10 04:57 AM

Great pictures and great people.

Posted by Parsel October 16, 10 05:12 AM

awesome pics......... loved all of them......... pic no 28 left me transfixed.....

Posted by rahul Soni October 16, 10 05:15 AM


Posted by g2 October 16, 10 05:45 AM

22 is the best, It is lively and conveys the message. Stray dog is a menace in the cities. The cops/ officials were assigned duty to remove these dogs from the game village and other venues. It depicts what they were supposed to.

Posted by Anil Kumar jain October 16, 10 06:11 AM


Posted by fatoni-indonesia October 16, 10 06:32 AM

'Boston' Pics - Amazing as alwaz!!

Posted by Navish Dogra October 16, 10 07:10 AM

Extraordinary Captures! Congratulations India for being a wonderful host.

Posted by Suresh October 16, 10 07:49 AM

Splendide foto.....!!!!

Posted by Nico Ferrari October 16, 10 09:45 AM


Photographer's name please

Posted by Rajesh R Nair October 16, 10 10:22 AM

Amazing Pictures, Congrats.
India finished second in the competitions, yet none of the pictures
depicted Indian athletes competing or being awarded medals, also
none of the pictures depicted the world class stadium and infrastructure.
Sweepers and stray dogs do not 'India' make, just like snake charmers and

Posted by Ghanshyam October 16, 10 10:56 AM

Excellent images, fantastic! But you'd have thought someone would have removed the dust spots from image 21, wouldn't you?

Posted by Peter Cheyne October 16, 10 11:14 AM


I have been following this website for so long and yes never ever did it entered my mind that its a United states newspaper bcoz of the diverse spectrum it covers - all i wanted to say was covering opening and closing ceremony in 5-6 pictures is like just feeding on pickle .

Posted by kapil October 16, 10 11:35 AM


Posted by Vivek October 16, 10 11:57 AM

my eyes are still gleaming!! HD photos!

Posted by imbenzene October 16, 10 11:57 AM

@ Rajesh: See the caption of each photograph...

Posted by Roopak October 16, 10 12:27 PM

Awesome photos! but not a single Indian athlete covered...why? And btw India were 2nd in the medals tally....a bit odd isn't?

Posted by Mohit October 16, 10 12:51 PM

Mind Blowing pictures !

Posted by Madhur Patel October 16, 10 12:58 PM

Great pics... INDIA ROCKS :)

Posted by Sonal October 16, 10 01:44 PM

Great pics...and a good coverage...

@43: Seems you have had some bad experience with India..Despite your hatred, there are enuf good people, good things in India that can change your outlook..come visit once...and please don't spread hatred... Cheers.

Posted by forever_smiling October 16, 10 01:45 PM


Posted by Dr.dakshmalhotra October 16, 10 02:35 PM

# 18 - Feel sorry for Sally Pearson.
Excellent quuality pics. Wish u could update with a few more.

Posted by Ashwani October 16, 10 02:36 PM

. Обворожительно, не возможно глаз оторвать ...

Posted by Anonymous October 16, 10 03:08 PM

I can say just SUPERB......for INDIA n d Photographers who captured these amazing moments.......welldone.

Posted by Shiva Prasad Rath October 16, 10 03:34 PM

great use of resources by a third world country *facepalm*

Posted by squats October 16, 10 04:01 PM

@squats, great idea. Until poverty is eradicated, third word countries should not conduct any sporting events. That privilege should be left to a select few.

These games are an excuse to build up infrastructure, create employment, invoke passion and more importantly a can do attitude across the country that goes way beyond sports.

Posted by Smiling Buddha October 16, 10 08:13 PM

Realmente todas hermosas.

Posted by APG October 16, 10 09:11 PM

#10----- captivating, impossible, impeccable.

Amazing collection, as were're used to from BB.

Posted by TareX October 16, 10 10:13 PM


Posted by Carmont31 October 16, 10 11:44 PM

great effort,
great applaudes

Posted by abk October 16, 10 11:50 PM

Interesting how this points out that India finished second in total gold medals yet there is no photo of the women's 4 x 400 relay team that came from behind to win gold, or the final badminton match which secured India's place above England on the medal board. Or all the Indian wrestlers, boxers and shooters who won medals...

Instead we get a shot of a woman sweeping the track and a stray dog being chased off the road by a policeman. Because those are the stereotypical images of poor dirty Indian people that everyone expects to see (eg Marge's "toilet" comment #43).

Also, comment #29 is right in that can hardly be criticized for only having two photo galleries on the Commonwealth Games when the US doesn't even compete, but it would have been nice to see more photos of the opening ceremony, as it was really impressive. For anyone who hasn't seen it, check out photo galleries elsewhere or videos on youtube.

Posted by Jeff October 17, 10 12:03 AM

AMAZING- Good Taste & will long last in back of mind.

Posted by Ashok Surana October 17, 10 12:12 AM

#1 is the best....

Posted by Shashikiran Srinivasa October 17, 10 01:23 AM

Marvelous pics.. who took them?

India is truly a great country with great people...hail India!

Posted by Johnny October 17, 10 01:26 AM

Altimate collecton ....

Posted by Abhi October 17, 10 01:48 AM

Sheer brilliance, simply awestruck.

Posted by Sohan October 17, 10 01:58 AM

Well said Jeff. The lack of Indian winners is ridiculous. It shows how inept the selection of photos were. Really depressing.

Posted by Vishnu October 17, 10 03:12 AM

Good on you, "The Big Picture" and the Boston Globe for sharing this very nice gallery.

Posted by Des from Australia October 17, 10 04:03 AM

beautiful pictures, so colourful and ful of movement, of beautiful games: in spite of all the troubles: India you can do it!

Posted by Bea Coninckx October 17, 10 04:48 AM


What is the point of this event? It seems like the Summer Olympics with a smaller pool of competitors and, thusly, less significant accomplishments. To those complaining about the lack of coverage, I am surprised that the CWG even earned two albums.

Posted by 非常好吃 October 17, 10 07:04 AM

Very nice photo
but more good is games

Posted by Navlesh October 17, 10 07:54 AM

i lova all the pictures......

Posted by Anonymous October 17, 10 08:14 AM

Spectacular pics as usual.

Slightly disappointed to find only a very few Indian athletes' pics inspite of giving a spectacular performance. The Indian contingent could sadly not make use of the games infrastructure for practicing, else the result might have been a lot better.

Posted by Harish Rao October 17, 10 09:50 AM

Great selections but I agree that India's winning team of 4x400 (women) should be included here. That particular event is simply put...a magical moment in a sporting event. It's spectacular & inspiring. Those who miss it, here's the YouTube link >>>

Once again, thank you Big Picture Boston.

Posted by DD Ziyad October 17, 10 10:05 AM

Well organized In the end

Posted by Anmol October 17, 10 11:02 AM

How come there are no pictures of the Mens Field Hockey?
It was the most attended sport of the games and is India's national sport.
It is the first time in 19 years that India was in the final in a packed stadium!

Posted by Karen October 17, 10 02:52 PM

wonderful collection of photographs from India CWG....
appreciate all of them...

Posted by Govil Gupta October 17, 10 04:12 PM

Not even a single pic of Indian medalists.

Posted by SS October 17, 10 10:48 PM

Beautiful Coverage! Loved the photographs :-)

Posted by Manav Kataria October 17, 10 10:49 PM

Lots of photos of England, I was very proud!

Posted by Tim Keeling October 17, 10 11:24 PM

Awesome Shots

Posted by Santhakumar MS October 17, 10 11:39 PM

Wonderful Photos! More shots of Closing and Opening ceremony would be great!

Posted by Saurabh October 18, 10 12:38 AM

seekh rahe ho mujhse.

Posted by Anonymous October 18, 10 01:42 AM

Awesome Photo Collection!

Posted by Nasir Hayat October 18, 10 02:22 AM

absolutely awesome photographs!

Posted by anoop October 18, 10 02:56 AM

really awesome

Posted by bbabam October 18, 10 03:38 AM

Unreal. Thanks so much!

Posted by matt October 18, 10 04:06 AM

I also think India's winning team of 4x400 (women) was a spectacular moment. It was a highlight for me and my friends when we made it to the Games athletics last week. We captured video of the final lap (sorry 'tis a bit wobbly as we were cheering) and images of the winners here, the crowd was deafening...

Otherwise awesome collection of shots focussing on the athletes. Thanks.

Posted by Liz Franzmann October 18, 10 04:17 AM

nice pics but I thought this was India's commonwealth games, and not Australian or england's games. i hardly see any pics of any of our athletes winning gold medals although we finished second. i feel surprised that a police chasing a dog got a place over the athletes making a country proud.

Posted by setu October 18, 10 04:19 AM

A good selection of photos covering all the games of the Commonwealth federation. Commendable and Spectacular !

Posted by Noddiez October 18, 10 04:54 AM

Awesome shots !!!!

Posted by akhil October 18, 10 05:47 AM

I am pleasantly surprised to see CWG pics in an American.. Appreciate the fact that an American online portal posted these pics, rather than complaining about these..

good job done Boston.. checking pics has been a weekly routine for me since a long time.. keep it going.. being a photographer myself, i really appreciate the creativity of your photographers.. Thanks.

Posted by Pavan October 18, 10 06:20 AM

Thanks for the wonderful photographs. But where are those opening & closing ceremony photos ? They deserve to be included in separate galleries. Requesting boston team for the same.

Posted by Rakesh Sivan October 18, 10 07:16 AM

If CWG management not good how come this event become success.We have to appriciate CWG management team for this sucessfull event and also handling all wrong info about CWG infrastructure.
Not even a single pic of Indian medalists.Need some more
Not good effort from in covering CWG ... opening and ending ceremony were too good
Expecting some more pictures

Posted by Manjunath October 18, 10 08:39 AM

Well, thanks for covering the CWG!
Perhaps, its the high time for the people to change their perspective towards Indians.
To my surprize, only Gagan Narang picture is shown, where Indian sports secured 2nd place in total medals.

Posted by NEIL October 18, 10 08:59 AM


Posted by shruti October 18, 10 09:29 AM

Fantastic Collection!

Posted by mode October 18, 10 10:32 AM

Awesome pictures ...

Posted by Yogesh October 18, 10 10:33 AM

Indiaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.... India!!!
Indiaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.... India!!!

Posted by Gaurav October 18, 10 12:31 PM

Superb n Aweeeesome.... Pics!! I

Posted by Siddesh October 18, 10 01:13 PM

Amazing pics!!!

Posted by Sajith October 18, 10 01:14 PM

Gr8 work India!!!!!!YOU ROCK!

Posted by AarthiBalasundaram October 18, 10 01:21 PM

Between "Delhi Belly," the collapse of that stadium roof and bridge, the air quality in pic #37, the moths in pic #36, and the guy throwing a rock at the stray dog in #22, it looks like a terrific event!

Very beautiful!

Posted by Why Throw Rocks at Dogs? re: #22 October 18, 10 01:22 PM

I'm disappointed that there are no pictures of Indian women athletes. This was a landmark event for them. The 4 x 400 meters relay women's gold. The women's discus gold, silver and bronze. Women wrestlers, shooters, weightlifters, tennis, table tennis and badminton players ... so many won medals. A great story given that many South Asian nations do not even include women in their sporting contingents. But you only feature pictures of male Indian athletes ...

Posted by Nandini October 18, 10 01:30 PM

Excellent Photography...
#1 shows itself every words (Delhi, Marathon, Athlete) commented for it; And a splendid capture of an athlete with Sun's background.

Great work by the photographer...

Posted by KarthikTR-Chennai-IND October 18, 10 03:09 PM

thank you boston for an excellent collection of pictures of an event that is very low in the worlds interest. i'm sure very few people from the US, asia, russia or europe would know what you are talking about when you say "commonwealth games." as for "india rocks" (126) in every picture there is nobody in the stadiums. in pic 37 there is probably only 50 people in 1/3 of the stadium. shame on you . why didn't you give the tickets away, to schoolkids or anyone remotely involved in any sporting club. just anyone ! then india would have rocked.

Posted by vincent October 18, 10 07:35 PM

India ranked second in commonwealth games... still there is not a single photo of Indian player playing a game or showing his / her medal ?.... Where is Saina Nehwal ? Where is Hockey Team ? You could have posted these pictures instead of street sweeper or policemen behind dog !
Apart from it, pictures are great as usual.

Posted by MK October 18, 10 11:36 PM

Amazing, brilliant photography missed the event :-(

Posted by Anonymous October 19, 10 02:20 AM

Awesome ... loved it..

Posted by vipin jaitly October 19, 10 02:57 AM

grt work by photoGrapher..!! hats off...!!

Posted by sudhir October 19, 10 03:05 AM

Great achievement overcoming so many hurdles and many criticisms. In your face international and our national media. Fine there were flaws but then they are everywhere. Proud to be an Indian. JAI HIND.

Posted by Pankaj Sehgal October 19, 10 03:07 AM

These all pictures remind me the days when i was a part of these events.

Posted by Alok October 19, 10 03:43 AM


Posted by SHAJAN October 19, 10 03:49 AM

INDIA Rocks...............!

Posted by karthik k October 19, 10 04:07 AM

Great Pics, Wonderful to see it, Made us feel proud

Posted by Dharamveer October 19, 10 04:32 AM

proud to be an Indian !!

Posted by ravi October 19, 10 05:03 AM

No Photographs of Indian athletes? and the world class stadiums..?? There is no India in these photographs..!! ooh yes that this is what people see and know about India...!!

Posted by Girish October 19, 10 05:21 AM

these pictures truly amazing , they capture the spirit of Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Posted by bala October 19, 10 06:14 AM

India rocksssssssssssssss

Posted by Anonymous October 19, 10 07:21 AM

hats off India

Posted by Rigved October 19, 10 07:37 AM

Awesome ,Fabulous !!!!

Posted by Nitin MITTAL October 19, 10 08:49 AM

just wonderful

Posted by sachin October 19, 10 08:55 AM

very good collection of photoes showing the ups n downs of our india as we see it

Posted by annie thomas October 19, 10 10:28 AM

hey! there should have been more pics of the opening and closing ceremony which was truly spectacular.and why there are no Indian winner athletes captured in their glorious moments.real shame that you're posting news in pics about the Games in India yet there are just 4-5 pics about pics depicting the great country of INDIA.

Posted by taz October 19, 10 10:56 AM

Sorry, not a good selection. From this set it would appear that India won 101 medals without competing - where are they in this lot?

Posted by Indian National October 19, 10 11:21 AM

Where are all the orchards?

I thought there be many orchards in India. Or some corn orchards?

Gimme the real stuff please.

Blue Skies and Bunnies Everywhere Baby,


Posted by Looking for a single orchard but there are zero orchards =-( October 19, 10 01:32 PM


Posted by Anonymous October 19, 10 01:50 PM

wonderful n colourful... great INDIA

Posted by arun October 19, 10 08:12 PM


Posted by PRABHAT October 19, 10 09:36 PM

The event completed really nicely and well orgnised.. I hoped for same but I ma really happy when I was proved wrong.. I did a great job.....

Posted by Reena Verma October 19, 10 11:44 PM

great pictures. Thanks

Posted by Anonymous October 19, 10 11:44 PM

As usual, great collection of pictures capturing the spirit. However, I was disheartened to see a one-sided view. India was second in the medals tally but you do not see any images of its athletes competing. Instead the only Indian images are of the woman sweeping the track and a policeman chasing a dog. Even in victory, the media refuses to portray beyond the stereotypes.

Posted by Vikrant C. October 20, 10 12:54 AM


Posted by Abusaleh October 20, 10 01:17 AM

You Indians are an ungrateful lot aren't you, Alan doesn't owe you guys pictures of the opening and/or closing ceremonies. Its pretty much only the media and the competing athletes that care about these games, which is very evident by the lack of spectators. I'm in Australia and yeah our media gave it to you guys for your shoddy preparation, but it was deserved as far as I am concerned. I am happy that it ended up being a good event, but hopefully if you are given another event of this scale, you will get your act together. Nonetheless, these are a great set of pics. Love your work!! What I love about the Commonwealth games the best, is there is no separation of disabled and able-bodied athletes, the events are run concurrently!!! Fingers crossed we don't come out on top of the medal tally in Glasgow, so our media can quit harping on about our greatness...pffft :)

Posted by Mez October 20, 10 02:32 AM

Simply Wow, Hats Off to Incredible India and the Photographer(s)

Posted by Jayant Aggarwal October 20, 10 03:02 AM

The best have had it to the best of their Expectation SPORTS ROCKS

Posted by Gery Jordan October 20, 10 04:17 AM


Posted by vishal October 20, 10 07:04 AM

Mind blowing...we did it ..Hail India !

Posted by Anonymous October 20, 10 07:21 AM

gr8 pics from the biggest democracy of the world......its good for china tat it didnt participate else it wud hang its sluggish head in shame!!!

Posted by bill smith October 20, 10 08:15 AM

Indians are here and India will come. Wait for some time. India is good in basic sciences. Money and time will be with us

Posted by Sanjiv Kr Sharma October 20, 10 11:02 AM

Wonder full pictures, I salute the camera man who took such magnificiat pictures.
Unforgettable events, I pray India should host more such international games like CWG in future. India should bid for Olympics.

Posted by A K Dhamija October 20, 10 11:41 PM

Saare jaha se accha hindustan hamara!!!

Posted by Anonymous October 21, 10 03:55 AM

Never be afraid to try, remember...Amateurs built the ark, Professionals built the Titanic.............

INDIA have tried and proved it too..............
INDIA ROCKS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by AMIT KUMAR SHARMA October 21, 10 05:57 AM

the best pictures i have ever seen

Posted by Jawad October 21, 10 07:58 AM

Fantabulous shots ...
We rocked, India Rocked !

Posted by Deepak October 21, 10 08:08 AM

It makes me feel so proud of my country.............

Posted by Ratna verma October 21, 10 10:44 AM

I love you ! My India!
Whatever you are ...
You are truly the best

Posted by Alan October 21, 10 02:08 PM

# 30: Best picture I've ever seen. Unforgettable.

Posted by Eva, Canada October 22, 10 01:04 AM

Delhi Games a huge Sucess

Posted by Harvinder October 22, 10 04:36 AM

Welcome the new superpower

Posted by vinay October 22, 10 04:44 AM

India despite all criticism and flaws came out with a bang !!
No Matter What.. India has proved worthwhile !!

Posted by Dr. Devashish Gupta October 22, 10 05:08 AM

gr8 glorious performence catched in camera,favulous
india has done it

Posted by dheeraj October 22, 10 05:16 AM

spectacular pictures that highlight the sporting spectacle for what it was- the spirit of sportsmanship

Posted by Kartik Gupta October 22, 10 05:37 AM

Awesome... Job well done !!!

Posted by Sriram October 22, 10 06:56 AM

Love the pictures ...........

Specially 1st and 2nd one ............
hats off to India .

Posted by ravi October 22, 10 09:54 AM

ultimate pics..

Posted by roshan jumnani October 22, 10 10:05 AM
Posted by Brad October 22, 10 10:16 AM

excellent range of photos. loved the detail and colour.

Posted by Anonymous October 22, 10 05:11 PM

Simply superb, mind-blowing....awesome Thanks to those who captured these....

Posted by Anurag Ateet Gupta October 22, 10 11:48 PM

INdia ROCKSssss...............!!!
i am really proud to be a HINDUSTANI .nice pics but some were not good but some were truly marvellous.but on the whole i must say that MY INDIA IS TRULY INCREDIBLE . love u MY india..

Posted by ASTHA October 23, 10 08:23 AM

The CWG are a glowing tribute to the thousands of competitors from far and near; even people with handicaps. So ea rly in the 21st century, India put forth here a memorable kaleidoscope of very gifted people enriching our senses. The whole ensemble is breathtakingly superb, and surpasses all expectations. We are deeply indebted also to the people behind the limelight who brought this landmark phenomenon to fruition.

Posted by Munesh S. Ahluwalia, M.D. October 24, 10 01:12 AM

Amazing photos! I only wish I was this good or could get an opportunity like this to begin with... I enjoyed the journey...

Posted by James October 24, 10 11:44 AM

Awesome pics, I am proud of my nation. Jai Hind.

Posted by Anonymous October 24, 10 03:22 PM

Spectacular, I am proud to be an Indian ....

Posted by Anonymous October 25, 10 01:07 AM

LOVELY. Wonderful collection.

Posted by INDRANI October 25, 10 01:15 AM

It’s really incredible,

Proud to an INDIAN 

- Hajee Mohamed (Pdkt , Bangalore)

Posted by N.HAJEE MOHAMED October 25, 10 04:14 AM


Posted by Jagadish October 25, 10 06:20 AM


Posted by MUHAMMAD AQEEL JALALVI October 25, 10 11:00 AM

Picture 16: Singapore's Yang Zi....
Ah! As the saying goes here,"When you can't beat them, buy them".
This guy isn't Singaporean! He's from China.

Posted by lizzie October 25, 10 08:41 PM

Those were wonderful!!! Especially the RGB Picture of artists performing & the one with swimmers diving taken from a top angle!!!
Most of them were Very inspiring indeed!!!

Posted by Sahil Lodha October 26, 10 03:36 PM

It's Amazing Pic's .
And I Like That

Posted by Vinod V Kadam October 27, 10 03:28 AM

photoes are amazing and overall india is also performing better than past.people from india or indian origin shud not miss fact that there is serious corruption allegation worth usd 7 billion which is enough money to give basic food and shelter to more than 10 million indians. the glory and visual treat shud not gloss over bloody politicians who made unbelievable money by sheer loot by more than one political party

salute athelete but copndemn corruption

Posted by suresh October 28, 10 08:17 AM

brilliant pictures

Posted by Ashish October 29, 10 12:04 AM

thats we should take pride in being in india................

Posted by Anonymous October 30, 10 02:16 PM

just more words to explain

Posted by hasmukh patel October 31, 10 01:32 PM

nice collection

Posted by Ravi October 31, 10 01:57 PM

If these pictures were published before the games, I would have watched Common wealth games :P

Posted by Shibi November 3, 10 04:14 PM

Incríveis fotografias.
A arte em fotos de esporte.

Posted by Luiz Claudio November 5, 10 01:54 PM


Posted by NA!ZAM November 11, 10 11:48 PM

superb set of pictures , thanks for sharing

Posted by Kiran November 13, 10 08:35 AM

i want to see the picture of common wealth games and some information in hindi i see only picture of shara opening and closing ceremony otherewise i want to see the picture of players of common wealth who has been won and i want to see the picture of games who has been situated.

Posted by vansh arora November 17, 10 07:23 AM

what started like a disaster, ended well!
what was all that about?
does anyone know the true story,'behind the lines'?
why was there so much exposure on the nagitive side?
The whole event seemed to be a great sucess. The players and the partisipants were all happy and enjoyed themselves; or am I mistaken?

Posted by Prem Dhall November 24, 10 10:11 AM

At last we kept our heads up. That's the sprit of INDIA

Posted by Sonu Surendran November 29, 10 04:01 AM

А есть, какая нибудь альтернатива?

Posted by radiopodarok December 10, 10 07:27 AM

sweet u guys r awesome

Posted by Anonymous December 14, 10 01:54 PM

Congratulate for the worst ever game hosted in human history.
All mankind thank you, India! You have set an unbreakable record for the worst game ever not only in history but also in future. All hosting cities in future will be able to say, at least we did better than the CWG in India!

Posted by Thank you India! December 16, 10 06:19 PM

butiful expriyans

Posted by thirunavukkarasu January 8, 11 07:39 AM

HELLO! Comment #218 is for sure out of tune with other's! Well done India! Thank you India!

Posted by Dr usa January 29, 11 02:54 PM


Posted by GANESH February 18, 11 07:23 AM
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