Commonwealth Games

Glasgow 2014 medical equipment to be used by African charity

By Gary Anderson

Medical equipment from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be used by a charity in Africa ©AFP/Getty ImagesUp to £10,000 ($16,000/€12,500) worth of medical equipment left over from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is to be used by a charity in Africa that provides free maternity care and surgery to help women injured in childbirth.

Exclusive: Martin claims she has "every confidence" Durban will still bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games despite lack of activity

By Paul Osborne

Louise Martin has stated she has full confidence that there will be two strong bids for the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Glasgow 2014Louise Martin, chair of the Evaluation Commission for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, is confident that Durban still plan to bid for the event despite their lack of activity so far. 

Edmonton sports centre upgrade could help 2022 Commonwealth Games bid, claims Councillor

By Daniel Etchells

Kinsmen Sports Centre could again play a part in the Commonwealth Games if Edmonton's bid to host the 2022 event is successfuly ©WikipediaA planned multi-million dollar upgrade of a facility used for the 1978 Commonwealth Games could help Edmonton's bid to stage the 2022 edition of the event, it has been claimed. 

Glasgow 2014 rugby sevens named top event of year after record-breaking tournament

By Gary Anderson

New Zealand in action against South Africa during Glasgow 2014 rugby sevens which was named the rugby's event of the year ©Getty Images The record breaking rugby sevens tournament at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has been named as the sport's top event of the year at Rugby Expo 2014.

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. 

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