Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his best wishes to Indian athletes for the Commonwealth Games beginning in Glasgow today.
“You bet we’re ready,” declared Glasgow’s council leader as the Scottish city once again welcomed the world to the banks of the River Clyde for the 20th Commonwealth Games.
Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt and middle-distance king Mo Farah headline a stellar track and field line-up at the Commonwealth Games, which starts in Glasgow on Wednesday.
Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is set to play a special part in Wednesday’s opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games here.
The Indian contingent suffered a jolt on Tuesday with two athletes pulling out of the Commonwealth Games.
Being a defending champion, at times, can be an added pressure for an athlete but discus thrower Krishna Poonia is unperturbed by this fact.