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Day 3 – July 1: CIG gets hot for the finals!

GOOAAALLL!
Photo: CIG Photo Team

Things are really starting to heat up at the Canadian Ismaili Games on this blistering hot Saturday!  It’s been an event of its own trying to keep up with all the hype – from the swimming competition’s medal ceremony to the intense men’s basketball quarterfinal, Edmonton’s sports venues have been vibrating with energy. (,,,)

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Day 2 – July 1: Lights, Camera, and Action at the Games!

Athletes celebrate the opening of the 2011 Canadian Ismaili Games
Photo: CIG Photo Team

The University of Alberta Pavilion can remind many current and previous students of stressful exam season as we are used to sitting in endless rows of desks with our heads down in exam papers. Today, we returned to the same building with thousands of people – young and old, athletes and volunteers, coaches and spectators – for a very different purpose: to kick off the 2011 Canadian Ismaili Games in Edmonton! The Pavilion was transformed into a sea of colours with high tides of excitement. (,,,)

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Day 1 – June 30th: Welcome to Edmonton!

President Mohamed Manji (Ismaili Council for Canada)
welcomed by President Ayaz Bhanji (Ismaili Council for Edmonton)
Photo: CIG Photo Team

Rain or shine, hail or snow – Edmontonians truly know how to welcome guests into the City of Champions! Poor weather conditions and delayed flights did not dampen the spirits of our dedicated volunteers during the first of many athlete arrivals that would continue into the wee hours of the night. With Bollywood music bumping, crispy papri and delicious, swirly nan khatais – waiting to be dunked in a hot cup of masala chai, the welcome lounge was nothing short of V.I.P material.

What’s New?
2011/07/01

Click here to view the photo gallery.

2011/06/30

Click here to view the latest scores.

2011/06/29

Click here to view updated rules for each sport.

2011/06/28

Click here to view detailed schedules for team sports.

2011/06/26

Click here to view updated FAQs.

2011/06/26

Click here to view updated sports venues.

2011/06/26

Click here to view updated schedules.

2011/06/26

Click here to view updated Weekend At-A-Glance.

2011/06/26

Opening Ceremonies added. Click here to view information about the opening ceremonies.

Source: The Ismaili

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