International coverage from BBC World Service, BBC World News and bbc.com/sport

As Delhi hosts the Commonwealth Games, the BBC’s international news services will be providing live coverage, reports and analysis of all the sporting action and news during all the 11 days of competition.

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Oct 5, 2010 8:42 AM Updated: Oct 5, 2010 8:42 AM
International coverage from BBC World Service, BBC World News and bbc.com/sport

As Delhi hosts the Commonwealth Games, the BBC’s international news services will be providing live coverage, reports and analysis of all the sporting action and news during all the 11 days of competition.

BBC World Service's flagship global sport show, Sportsworld, will be live from Delhi for two weekends, presented by Russell Fuller.
On Saturday 2 October, 1400 GMT, on the eve of the XIX Commonwealth Games, the weekly Sportsworld panel will discuss whether the troubled build-up has tarnished the image of the Games.

On Sunday 3 October, 1500 GMT, Sportsworld teams up with BBC Hindi at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi, with live commentary of the opening ceremony. Athletes from 71 nations across the globe will be taking part in these Games over the next 11 days and, as first-time hosts, India will be hoping for a spectacular and colourful curtain-raiser to the competition proper.
On Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October, with the competition underway, Sportsworld with be live around the 13 venues across the Indian capital, with live commentary, results and the stories of the medallists.

Matthew Kenyon is covering the Games for BBC World Service’s flagship African sports programme, Fast Track. With full coverage from Delhi, Fast Track will be keeping a close watch on athletics, boxing, swimming and rugby sevens - the sports in which Africa has traditionally excelled. Matthew’s daily bulletins will also be heard on the evening news and analysis programme, Focus on Africa, and the breakfast news, sports and features programme, Network Africa.

During the course of the Games the team of Russell Fuller, Alex Capstick, Ed Harry, Ade Adedoyin, Matthew Kenyon and Chris Mitchell will be providing the latest coverage and news of all the sporting action for audiences around the world, on both BBC World Service and BBC World News.

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