Concerns and Controversies Over the 2010 Commonwealth Games

Concerns and Controversies Over the 2010 Commonwealth Games

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A number of concerns and controversies surfaced before the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, which received widespread media coverage both in India and internationally. The Commonwealth Games was severely criticized by several prominent Indian politicians and social activists because billions of dollars have been spent on the sporting event despite the fact that India has one of the world's largest concentration of poor people. Additionally, several other problems related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games have been highlighted by Indian investigative agencies and media outlets; these include - serious corruption by officials of the Games' Organising Committee, delays in the construction of main Games' venues, infrastructural compromise, possibility of a terrorist attack and exceptionally poor ticket sales before the eventshow more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133995092
  • 9786133995093