Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast 2018 pledge affordable ticketing policy to ensure full venues

By Duncan Mackay

More than two million spectators attended the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne ©Getty ImagesVenues for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast will be full thanks to an affordable ticketing price policy, Australian organisers have promised.

Glasgow 2014 revealed as biggest catering operation in Scottish history as two million plus meals served

By Gary Anderson

More than two million meals were prepared at Glasgow 2014 making it the biggest catering event in Scottish history ©Glasgow 2014More than two million meals were prepared for athletes, officials, media, volunteers and spectators during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games making them the biggest catering event in Scotland's history, it has been revealed. 

Commonwealth Games England appoints interim chief executive

By Daniel Etchells

Richard Graham has been appointed interim chief executive of Commonwealth Games England ©CGECommonwealth Games England (CGE) has announced the appointment of Richard Graham, former head of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), as its interim chief executive.

Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist recruited to head Edmonton 2022 Athletes' Commission

By Duncan Mackay

Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Glenroy Gilbert will head the Edmonton 2022 Athletes' Commission ©LinkedinOlympic gold medallist Glenroy Gilbert has joined Edmonton's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games as head of its Athletes' Commission, it was announced today.

Glasgow 2014 chief executive urges Gold Coast 2018 to "be yourselves"

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

David Grevemberg is looking ahead to his role at the head of the CGF and the next journey of the Movement, Gold Coast 2018 ©Getty ImagesGlasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg has urged Gold Coast 2018 to put their own stamp on the Commonwealth Games, an event he is set to be closely involved in when he takes up his new role. 

Exclusive: Hosting Commonwealth Games "absolutely makes sense" claims Edmonton 2022 vice-chair

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

A bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games needs to make sense to both the Commonwealth Games Federation and the city of Edmonton, explains Simon Farbrother vice chair of Edmonton 2022 ©Getty ImagesBuilding a bid that makes sense for the city, makes sense for the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and makes sense for the pair combined is the key to success in the ultimate aim to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it has been claimed by a leading official official from Edmonton. 

Exclusive: Evaluation Commission for 2022 Commonwealth Games announced

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Louise Martin is set to chair the Evaluation Commission tasked to asses the candidate cities vying to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesThe Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced the team appointed to the new Evaluation Commission set to assess the candidate cities vying to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games will "change this city forever" claims Gold Coast 2018 chief

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Nigel Chamier has claimed that Gold Coast 2018 will "change this city forever" ©Glasgow 2014Nigel Chamier, chairman of Gold Coast 2018, has claimed the Commonwealth Games will "change this city forever".

Exclusive: Commonwealth Games Federation "very happy" with Gold Coast 2018 preparations claims Prince Imran

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

CGF are very happy with preparations for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games ©Gold Coast 2018The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is "very happy" with preparations for Gold Coast 2018, claims its President Prince Imran, as delegates continue to meet here for the Glasgow 2014 Debrief.
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