4 Aug 2010

Sacking of Games officials urged by Indian govt

7:39 am on 4 August 2010

The Indian government has urged Commonwealth Games organisers to sack two officials who are accused of corruption.

Two months before the opening ceremony, organisers are struggling with a budget that has grown to 17 times the original estimate, delays in venue construction, a dearth of sponsorship and withdrawals by big name athletes.