Hyderabad, India: After a series of mud-slinging and shocking revealations, the CWG 2010 finally have started giving positive news in the run up to preparation. With just 40-odd days remaining for the inauguration, sponsors and transporters have been finalised, besides the most important development of curbing the reportedly tainted Kalmadi’s wing. Here is a report on some positive developments.
10-Member Committee is the new administrator of CWG 2010
Kalmadi has been spared the axe and cases for now. In the larger benefit of keeping Nation’s pride intact, Kalmadi has been allowed to continue. But, his wings being curbed with a 10-member committee of senior officers appointed with their responsibilities clearly defined. Olympic Committee is no more free to take its decisions erratically.
Sponsors for Coverage
Vodafone and Mars are signed up as principal sponsors of the Commonwealth Games 2010. Channel Ten and Foxtel have signed up the mega-players for the coverage with each reported to be paying $3.9 million for the rights. The Games beginning on October 3 will be on air for 14 hours daily for 11 days.
Tata Motors Are Barter Sponsors
After gaining the rights for transportation during baton relay, now Tata Motors have been given the sponsorship for ferrying atheletes during the 12-day event. Tata will promote its brand ass a logistics solutions sponsor. Tata Motors will provide 1600 units of its compact cars such ass Indica and Indigo, 150 units of SUVs (Sumo Grande and Safari), 20 units of Wingers and 30 units of commercial trucks.