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Commonwealth Games gear up for opening in Delhi

The 2010 Commonwealth Games will officially start on Sunday with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi.

The run-up to the event has been marred by construction problems, poor accommodation and security concerns.

However Games officials have worked round the clock to ensure competitions start, as scheduled, on Monday.

Prince Charles, who arrived on Saturday, will represent the Queen.

The BBC's James Pearce reports from Delhi.

  • 03 Oct 2010
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