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First venue operation team of the Games set up at Talkatora

other Updated: Jul 10, 2010 20:12 IST
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The first venue operation team of the Commonwealth Games was set up on Saturday at the Talkatora Boxing stadium where the 57th Men's National Boxing Championships begins on Sunday.

The team, to be headed by IPS M S Upadhye, will have 80 members from OC along with 500 volunteers.

Talking to reporters on the setting up of the first venue operation team of the Games, Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi reiterated that India will deliver the best-ever Games.

"Every venue has been outstanding. We have the best Games Village, which is better than Beijing. Now we are in the final stages of preparation. There is still lot of work to be done, no doubt but we will deliver the best Games," Kalmadi told reporters in New Delhi.

"We have learnt a lot from the Test events, they were a big boon for us. The megaevent will also prepare an Indian team for future Games to be hosted by the country," he said.

Various other operation teams will be shifted to their respective stadium soon, Kalmadi said.