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Five wrestlers in Games squad contract eye-flu

Five Indian wrestlers training for the Commonwealth Games at the Sports Authority of India's Regional Centre in Sonepat suspended their practice after contacting eye-flu.

india Updated: Sep 12, 2010 00:18 IST
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Five Indian wrestlers training for the Commonwealth Games at the Sports Authority of India's Regional Centre in Sonepat suspended their practice after contacting eye-flu. They have been advised not to train till they recover from the infection. The five wrestlers are Dharmender Dalal (120kg), Anil Khatri (98), Sandeep (84), Hardeep (60) and Manjit (55). The doctors at the SAI centre are taking extra precautions while giving medicines keeping in mind the positive dope tests that have rocked the Indian contingent.

Games Village's soft opening on Thursday

New Delhi: The CWG Organising Committee on Saturday announced that the Games Village will have a soft opening on Thursday.

"The Games Village is ready to welcome its residents," OC secretary-general Lalit Bhanot said. "Its formal opening is scheduled on September 23 when the contingents start arriving in Delhi."

"Be it the Village or the competition venues, all facilities have been designed with the athletes in mind. We have worked to ensure that the athletes enjoy these and showcase their talent," he said.