Gold Coast 2018

Exclusive: Talks underway between CGF and ICC over return of cricket to Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun

South Africa_team_26_JuneJune 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.

Plans for Gold Coast 2018 Athletes' Village in doubt after stark warning from auditers

By Tom Degun

Gold Coast_2018_logo_18_JuneJune 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.

Gold Coast 2018 to be more a "Toyota Games rather than a Rolls Royce one"

By Tom Degun

Prince Tunku_visits_Gold_Coast_2018_June_2012June 15 - Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Prince Tunku Imran (pictured) has said that the organisation are not expecting to see the Gold Coast stage a "Rolls-Royce" 2018 Commonwealth Games following his first visit to the Australian city since they won the right to stage the event last November.

Gold Coast 2018 prepare for visit from Commonwealth Games President

By Tom Degun

Gold-Coast-2018 June_7June 7 - Gold Coast 2018 are facing their first official visit from the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) since they won the right to stage the event last November with the new Organising Committee set to give an update on their preparations.

Stockwell replacement as Gold Coast 2018 chairman announced

By Duncan Mackay

Nigel Chamier_head_and_shouldersMay 9 - Mark Stockwell's replacement as the chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has been confirmed as Brisbane businessman Nigel Chamier (pictured). 

Exclusive: CGF hail Stockwell's contribution to Gold Coast 2018 after controversial sacking

By Tom Degun

mark stockwell_mike_hooper_08-05-12May 8 - Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive Mike Hooper has praised the contribution of Mark Stockwell in helping the Gold Coast win the right to stage the 2018 Commonwealth Games but said that the hugely controversial decision to fire him is fully down to the relevant bodies in Australia.

Brisbane businessman set to replace Stockwell as chairman of Gold Coast 2018

By Duncan Mackay

Mark Stockwell_in_NoosaMay 7 - A new chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Board is due to be chosen tomorrow as the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) publicly claimed that they had backed Mark Stockwell (pictured), who has been sacked by Queensland's new Government.

Gold Coast 2018 chairman sacked in row over Athletes' Village

By Duncan Mackay

Mark Stockwell_head_and_shouldersMay 6 - Mark Stockwell has been sacked as the chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Organising Committee despite being the driving force behind the city's successful bid for the Commonwealth Games.

Gold Coast 2018 recruit new managers to crucial roles

By Tom Degun

imgresMay 4 - Gold Coast 2018 have appointed three general managers to the key areas of marketing and communications, venues and operations and finance and business services with the trio set to play crucial roles as the Organising Committee gears up to host the Commonwealth Games.
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