Athletes arrive in India for games

New Delhi Commonwealth Games likely to go ahead despite succession of scandals and accidents.


    With nine days to go, it looks like the Commonwealth Games in India will go ahead as planned. But it has been a rocky few weeks with a succession of scandals and accidents.

    Teams have begun arriving, yet some prominent athletes have decided not to compete.

    Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports from New Delhi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    From the US to Afghanistan: Rediscovering the mother who left me

    From the US to Afghanistan: Rediscovering the mother who left me

    Tracee Herbaugh's mother, Sharon, abandoned her when she was born, pursuing a career from which she never returned.

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.

    The evening death came for me: My journey with PTSD

    The evening death came for me: My journey with PTSD

    On a gorgeous Florida evening, a truck crashed into me. As I lay in intensive care, I learned who had been driving it.