Gold Coast 2018

Gold Coast can follow Glasgow and transform Commonwealth Games claims Tourism Australia chief

By Gary Anderson

Gold Coast will make the Commonwealth Games claims head of Tourism Australia ©Getty ImagesTourism Australia managing director John O'Sullivan has claimed that Gold Coast will "make" the Commonwealth Games and will do more for the future of the event than it will for the city when it hosts the Games in 2018.

Ten Sports sign television deal to broadcast Gold Coast 2018 in sub-continent

By Duncan Mackay

Ten Sports have signed a dea to broadcast the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast ©CGFAnother television deal has been signed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for coverage of Gold Coast 2018, with Dubai-based Ten Sports retaining the rights for the sub-continent broadcast rights.

Seven Network to broadcast Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia

By Duncan Mackay

The Seven Network will broadcast the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast ©CGFThe Seven Network has followed up their deal earlier this month to broadcast the Olympics by signing a multi-million pound agreement with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to show Gold Coast 2018, it was announced today. 

New arena to be built to host gymnastics and netball at Gold Coast 2018

By Duncan Mackay

The Coomera Leisure Centre will host gymnastics and netball finals during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast ©Gold Coast 2018A new stadium that can hold 7,500 spectators will be built to host gymnastics and the netball finals during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on he Gold Coast, it was announced today as the final list of venues were approved.

Gold Coast 2018 get one-off $156 million government boost

By Zjan Shirinian

Gold Coast 2018 has been boosted by the one-off 156 million Australian dollars from the federal budget ©Gold Coast 2018 The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is getting a one-off 156 million Australian dollars (£87.3 million/$146.6 million/€106.8 million) boost from the Government's federal budget.

Gold Coast 2018 celebrate four years to go with beach party

By Zjan Shirinian

A giant number four was formed on Surfers Paradise Beach to mark four years until the start of Gold Coast 2018 ©Gold Coast 2018April 4 - Hundreds of students helped form a giant number four on Surfers Paradise Beach to celebrate the four-year countdown to the start of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Village plans revealed

By Emily Goddard

An artist impression of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games village shows how the site will look when completed ©Queensland GovernmentMarch 27 - Plans for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village have been revealed by Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, who branded development as "one of the Games' most significant legacy projects".

Gold Coast 2018 is on course reports CGF Coordination Commission

By Duncan Mackay

The CGF Coordination Commission have completed their first inspection visit of Gold Coast 2018 ©Gold Coast 2018November 29 - Preparations for Gold Coast 2018 are on course following the first visit of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission, it was announced today. 

Gold Coast 2018 preparations are fully on schedule, claims chief executive

By Nick Butler at the Cumberland Hotel in London

Mark Peters is confident about preparations for Gold Coast 2018November 5 - Mark Peters, chief executive of the Gold Coast 2018, has dismissed claims they are behind with their preparations for the Commonwealth Games and insisted that everything is going according to plan.
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