Commonwealth Games

First residents move into Glasgow 2014 Athletes' Village

By Nick Butler

A first wave of residents have moved into the former Glasgow 2014 Athletes' Village ©Getty ImagesA first wave of residents have moved into homes in what was the Athletes' Village during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games England appoints top marketing executive to Board

By Duncan Mackay

Jenny Ashmore has been appointed as a non-executive director by Commonwealth Games England ©LinkedInCommonwealth Games England (CGE) has appointed Jenny Ashmore, President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, as a non-executive director as it looks to build upon the success of Glasgow 2014, where they finished top of the medals table for the first time in 28 years.

Edmonton withdraw bid to host 2022 Commonwealth Games after budget hit by falling oil prices

By Duncan Mackay

City of Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson announced at a special press conference today that they were withdrawing their bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©TwitterEdmonton tonight withdrew its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games because of economic problems caused by the drop in worldwide oil prices, claiming that they wanted to focus on 2026 instead.

Missing Ugandan rugby players from Commonwealth Games found in Wales

By Daniel Etchells

Benon Kizza and Philip Pariyo represented Uganda at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games but didn't return home ©Getty ImagesTwo Ugandan rugby sevens players who failed to return home following last year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been found playing for an amateur club in Wales.

Glasgow delivered £35 million under budget, new figures reveal

By Michael Pavitt

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is set to have been 35 million under budget ©Getty ImagesLast year's Commonwealth Games was delivered £35 million ($54 million/€47 million) under budget, figures published by Glasgow 2014 Ltd have revealed as it takes the first steps towards ceasing operations.

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Ceremonies named "most inspirational moments"

By Michael Pavitt

The Opening and Closing Ceremonies were found to be the most inspirational moments of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesA survey has revealed that the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies were found to be the most inspirational moments of the Games.

Commonwealth Games delivered £423 million boost to Glasgow businesses

By Emily Goddard

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games-related contracts brought a £669 million total boost to businesses ©Getty ImagesThe Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games delivered a boost of over £423 million ($635 million/€559 million) to businesses in the Scottish city, Glasgow City Council has revealed.

Exclusive: $4.4 million budget for 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games submitted to Saint Lucia Government

By David Owen at the Marriott CasaMagna in Puerto Vallarta

A budget has been approved for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Castries, St Lucia ©WikipediaA budget of $4.4 million (£2.9 million/€3.7 million) for the preparation and delivery of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Castries has been submitted to the Government of Saint Lucia.

Queensland Commonwealth Games Minister brushes off advice to revamp Gold Coast 2018 organisation

By Emily Goddard

Jann Stuckey has not indicated that there will be any changes in the organisation of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games despite criticism from Queensland Auditor-General Andrew Greaves last month ©Getty ImagesJann Stuckey, the Queensland Commonwealth Games Minister, appears to have brushed off the advice of Auditor-General Andrew Greaves when he called for a revamp of the organisation of Gold Coast 2018.
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