JAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM

  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos get first win, hammer Chennaiyin FC 4-1 6 days ago

    Delhi: Delhi Dynamos produced a fine display of attacking football as they cruised to a 4-1 win - their first of the season - over Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) match that saw end-to-end stuff from both the teams but better finishing from the hosts here at...
  • Heavy security arrangements ahead of BJP's National Council meet August 9, 2014

    The BJP's first national council met for the first time after its victory in the Lok Sabha elections to ratify the appointment of Amit Shah as party President at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Extremely elaborate arrangements have been made with two huge LED screens on the stage. ...
  • FIFA team meets sports ministry, starts inspection of venues February 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking the first step towards ensuring smooth conduct of the 2017 Under17 football World Cup in India, a threemember FIFA team has met officials of the Sports Ministry before leaving to inspect probable venues for the showpiece event. "FIFA officials are already in India and they also had a...
  • Virat Kohli equals Viv Richards, fastest to reach 5000 ODI runs November 21, 2013

    Kochi: Virat Kohli continues to scale new peaks, with his 86 in the first ODI against West Indies here on Thursday putting him level with batting legend Vivian Richards as quickest to 5000 ODI runs. Both have done it in 114 innings. Kohli, needing 82 to enjoy the company of West...
  • Kochi's Nehru Stadium to have a Sachin Pavilion November 11, 2013

    Kochi: The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) on Monday decided to honour Sachin Tendulkar by announcing that a pavilion will be named after the master blaster at the state's only cricket stadium here. Speaking to IANS, KCA president TC Mathew said the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium owned by the Greater Cochin Development Authority...
  • Kerala to host Duleep Trophy semifinals, finals July 13, 2013

    Kochi: Kerala will for the first time host the finals of the All India Duleep trophy at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here from October 17 to 21. The semifinals will be held here from October 1013. The decision in this regard was taken at the South Zone fixture committee meeting held...
  • Delhi Half Marathon: Kenya's Edwin wins Men's category September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Kenya's Edwin Kipyego won the men's elite section in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday. In the women's category, Ethiopia's Yimer Wude came out on top. Meanwhile, among the Indian participants, Rahul Kumar Pal finished on top in the men's category, while Sudha Singh won in the...
  • Battle still on for footbridge collapse victims October 1, 2010

    New Delhi: The Indian Army handed over the reconstructed footoverbridge opposite the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to the Delhi government on Friday. But it is the 27 labourers injured in the tragedy on September 21 whose struggle still continues. The foot overbridge could well be called Delhi's Phoenix rising from the debris...
  • SC raps govt for rampant corruption in Games September 29, 2010

    New Delhi: The government has come fire for the Commonwealth Games mess. The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the government, saying Rs 70,000 crore was spent on the Games, which can turn into personal wealth for some. The apex court also observed that rampant corruption marred the preparations. Also payments were...
  • Army to rebuild collapsed footbridge at stadium September 25, 2010

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has asked the Army to build a foot overbridge outside the flagship Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to replace the one that collapsed on Tuesday. The Army will begin laying the temporary structure today and is expected to deliver the bridge within 5 days. That's not all ...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium false ceiling collapses September 22, 2010

    New Delhi: In more embarrassment for the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee a section of the false ceiling near the weightlifting stage collapsed at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Wednesday. Twothree tiles measuring 2 ft by 2 ft fell on Wednesday morning from the ceiling of the stadium. However, Cabinet Secretary KM Chandreshekhar...
  • Aussie TV sting exposes chinks in Games security September 22, 2010

    New Delhi: The latest controversy to hit the organisers of the Commonwealth Games is a claim that the security has been breached. Australia's Channel 7 claims to have exposed major security lapses at the CWG venues in a sting operation. The channel claimed its reporter got by security checks at the...
  • CWG main venue bridge collapses, 27 hurt September 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday faced another embarrassment when an underconstruction foot overbridge collapsed injuring 27 people outside the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, the main venue for the Commonwealth Games. Four people out of the 27 injured are said to be in critical condition. Principal Secretary of the Public...
  • CWG 2010 will have India's flavour: Randhir Singh September 14, 2010

    The Organising Committee ViceChairman says Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is as good as any other stadium in the world. ...
  • Stadia still not game for Games August 26, 2010

    New Delhi: All Commonwealth Games venues have been formally handed over to the Organising Committee (OC), which will take at least a month to finish the overlays work. But are the stadia Gamesready? CNNIBN did a status check. The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium is one of the main venues of CWG 2010. But...
  • Nehru Stadium work misses deadline for 2010 games October 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Reconstruction of the 27yearold Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium will miss the December 31 deadline and the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2010 Commonwealth Games would need three more months to get ready because a newly proposed tunnel has to be built. The 150metrelong tunnel, which...