Gold Coast 2018

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.

Millionaire businessman chosen to replace Clarke as Gold Coast Mayor

By Duncan Mackay

Tom Tate_head_and_shouldersApril 28 - Tom Tate has won the election to become new Mayor of Gold Coast City, which means he will play a leading role in preparations for the 2018 Commonwealth Games which are being staged in the city.

Jann Stuckey appointed Minister for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun

Jann Stuckey_head_and_shouldersApril 23 - Liberal National Party (LNP) member Jann Stuckey has been appointed as the Queensland Minister for Tourism and the Commonwealth Games by new Premier Campbell Newman meaning that she will be the Government official charged with leading the preparations for Gold Coast 2018.

Exclusive: CGF confident support will continue for Gold Coast 2018 under new Government

By Tom Degun at the Royal Garden Hotel in London

Campbell Newman_April_21April 22 - Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) vice-president Bruce Robertson said they confident that the new Queensland Government under Campbell Newman (pictured) will provide the same level of support to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games as the previous governing party that brought the event to Australia.

Exclusive: Cricket could feature at 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun at the Royal Garden Hotel in London

Twenty20 cricket_England_v_West_IndiesApril 21 - The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) have stepped up their plans to get cricket included on the sports programme at the Commonwealth Games, admitting that they are hopeful it could feature as early as the 2018 competition in the Gold Coast.

Bligh to play no part in Gold Coast 2018 preparations after being crushed in elections

By Tom Degun

Anna Bligh_26-03-12March 26 - Anna Bligh (pictured), the 37th Premier of Queensland, will play no part in the preparations for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, despite helping the Australian city win the event, after she was crushed in the state election and subsequently announced her retirement from politics.

Gold Coast 2018 confident they can deliver Commonwealth Games on budget despite claims costs rising

By Duncan Mackay

Parklands Health_and_Knowledge_precintMarch 13 - Australian officials have denied claims that the cost of building the Athletes' Village for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast has dramatically increased, threatening to put the entire project over budget.

Ron Clarke steps down as Gold Coast Mayor to stand for seat in Queensland poll

By Tom Degun

Ron Clarke_in_front_of_Gold_Coast_2018_logoFebruary 27 - Athletics legend Ron Clarke has resigned as Mayor of the Gold Coast to run for a seat in Queensland's State election next month and he has claimed that ensuring a successful 2018 Commonwealth Games will be one of his key priorities if he is elected.

Gold Coast 2018 Board to be set-up after Queensland state election

By Tom Degun

Anna Bligh_in_front_of_Gold_Coast_2018_logoFebruary 26 - The Organising Committee Board that will run the Gold Coast's 2018 Commonwealth Games will not be established until after Queensland's state election on March 24 this year, when all 89 members of the Legislative Assembly will be chosen.
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