4 Oct 2010

Athletes turn focus to competition after Games' opening

11:56 am on 4 October 2010

With the opening ceremony successfully negotiated attention in Delhi now turns to the opening day of competition at the Commonwealth Games.

Among the sports getting underway this evening are swimming, badminton, lawn bowls and netball.

Papua New Guinea's defending 100 metre butterfly champion, Ryan Pini, is in action in the pool while PNG's netballers face a daunting first match against Commonwealth Champions New Zealand.

Samoa's netballers don't have it any easier - they face world champions Australia in their opening fixture.