Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

No Plan B If Delhi Venues below Par

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

No Plan B If Delhi Venues below Par

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SYDNEY (AAP): There is no contingency plan if one of the Commonwealth Games venues in New Delhi is deemed structurally unsafe, the Games' executive says.

Following recent claims of shoddy building work and fabricated quality certificates, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is awaiting assurances that all venues for the October Games are structurally sound and, if remedial work is required, it will be done in time.

CGF chief executive Mike Hooper did not want to speculate about the claims ahead of a report from Games organisers expected later this week, but he confirmed no back-up plan had been discussed in the case of a venue being deemed unusable.

aThe answer is no at this stage a this is coming out of the blue,a Mr Hooper told AAP from New Delhi.

aI don't want to pre-empt whatever report we may get because that's speculation we don't need.

aClearly we want an assurance that the venues are fit for purpose and safe.

aWe want to see the documentation. …

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