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Last Updated: Thursday September 23 2010 10:34 GMT

More athletes delay Delhi travel

Dirty rooms for Commonwealth athletes

New Zealand is the latest country, after Canada and Scotland, to delay sending their athletes to Delhi for the Commonwealth Games.

The Games are due to start there in 10 days' time, but officials say parts of the athletes' village are not finished.

There have been complaints about flooding, toilets that don't flush and stray dogs sleeping on some beds.

Games officials say everything will be ready in time for the opening ceremony on 3 October.

The build-up to the Games has also been affected by concerns about stadium safety and security.

It follows the collapse of a footbridge near the main stadium on Tuesday, when 23 people were injured.

On Wednesday, parts of the false ceiling near the weightlifting area of the stadium fell in, although no injuries were reported and Indian officials said it was "not something to be worried about".