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Delhi has delivered, says CGF boss Mike Fennell

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, Oct 14 (PTI): After the shambolic build-up that included a dirty athletes village and other shortcomings leading to threats of pull-out by leading competing nations, the Commmonwealth Games was today given a pat on the back by CGF chief Michael Fennell in his final press conference here.

"Delhi has performed and the overall image of the Games has been extremely positive", declared Commonwealth Games Federation chief Fennell on the last day of the multi-discipline event.

"Leading up to the Games, people were not sure whether to go to India or not after all those reports (about the less than perfect build-up) came out. When I was going to India on September 23 I was even asked when would I announce the cancellation of the Games," Fennell told a press conference.

"I said our job is to fix the problems and not to give up.

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Delhi has delivered, says CGF boss Mike  Fennell

NEW DELHI, Oct 14 (PTI): After the shambolic build-up that included a dirty athletes village and other shortcomings leading to threats of pull-out by leading competing nations, the Commmonwealth Games was today given a pat on the back by CGF chief Michael Fennell in his final press conference here.

"Delhi has performed and the overall image of the Games has been extremely positive", declared Commonwealth Games Federation chief Fennell on the last day of the multi-discipline event.

"Leading up to the Games, people were not sure whether to go to India or not after all those reports (about the less than perfect build-up) came out. When I was going to India on September 23 I was even asked when would I announce the cancellation of the Games," Fennell told a press conference.

"I said our job is to fix the problems and not to give up.