Gold Coast 2018
By Tom DegunOctober 11 - Former Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke, who played a key role in helping the city secure the 2018 Commonwealth Games, claims he is concerned that the event will be mostly staged in nearby Brisbane, the capital of Queensland.
By Tom DegunSeptember 25 - Gold Coast 2018 chairman Nigel Chamier has announced the formation of three subcommittees to advise the Organising Committee on the planning and delivery of the Commonwealth Games in the Australian city.
By Duncan MackaySeptember 2 - Australia's Olympic gold medallist Sally Pearson has called on Gold Coast City Council to repair the track she trains on because they have neglected it for so long even though the city is hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
By David GoldAugust 27 - Legacy has been the watchword of the summer for the London 2012 organisers, but Australia's Gold Coast is looking to deliver what it calls a "pregacy" – bringing the benefits of hosting the Commonwealth Games to the city years in advance.
By Tom DegunAugust 28 - Nigel Chamier, chairman of the Gold Coast 2018, has claimed the Commonwealth Games will provide a huge economic boost to the Australian city as it prepares to stage the competition.
By Tom DegunJuly 14 - Nigel Chamier, the chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Organising Committee, said there is no major rush to start construction work for the Commonwealth Games with his team carefully planning operations for the competition before ramping things up as it draws closer.
By Tom DegunJuly 1 - Prince Tunku Imran, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), has claimed he is hopeful about getting cricket on the sports programme for the 2018 Commonwealth Games after a positive meeting with the International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board in Kuala Lumpur.
By Tom DegunJune 26 - Prince Tunku Imran, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), is set to present to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board meeting in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow as his organisation continues its drive to have the sport included in the Commonwealth Games.
By Tom DegunJune 19 – Plans to construct a AU$663 million (£428 million/$671 million/€534 million) Athletes' Village for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Parklands have been thrown into doubt following an audit of Queensland's finances led by former Federal Treasurer Peter Costello.
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