New Delhi 2010

Kalmadi arrested on Commonwealth Games corruption charges

By Duncan Mackay

Suresh_Kalmadi_before_arrest_Delhi_April_25_2011April 25 - Suresh Kalmadi, the chairman of last year's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, was today arrested by Indian authorities for criminal conspiracy in the awarding of Games contracts, including a £450,000 ($743,000) deal with a London firm over the staging of the Queens Baton relay and a contract with Swiss Timing.

Sri Lankan boxer banned after failed Delhi drugs test

By Tom Degun

Manju_WanniarachchiMarch 17 – Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi (pictured), who won a gold medal in the 56kg weight bantamweight category at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi last October, has been banned by the country's sports authorities from taking part in any national or international events.