23 Sep 2010

ComGames organisers confident Delhi will be ready

8:09 am on 23 September 2010

Commonwealth games organisers are adament the athletes village will be up to scratch and everything will be in place before the Games open next week.

Scottish and Canadian officials have delayed the departure of the first part of their team, however the English bowls and hockey teams have left London.

New Zealand officials are expected to update their situation today, they've previously said tomorrow is the first of their deadlines.

The Indian Federal Minister of Urban Development Jaipal Reddy is confident the neccessary cleaning up will be done in time.....

Meanwhile the first New Zealand athletes are scheduled to leave on saturday with the possibility they could be held in Singapore if necessary.