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Commonwealth Games 2022

Exclusive: Ramsamy to assume key role in Durban 2022 Commonwealth bid

By David Owen at the Fairmont Hotel in Monte Carlo

Sam Ramsamy will play a key role in Durban's 2022 Commonwealth Games bid ©Getty ImagesSenior International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Sam Ramsamy is soon to be given a leadership role on the Durban 2022 Commonwealth Games bid team, in a signal that the bid is finally poised to crank up into higher gear, insidethegames understands.

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. 

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.

Exclusive: Hosting Commonwealth Games "absolutely makes sense" claims Edmonton 2022 vice-chair

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

A bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games needs to make sense to both the Commonwealth Games Federation and the city of Edmonton, explains Simon Farbrother vice chair of Edmonton 2022 ©Getty ImagesBuilding a bid that makes sense for the city, makes sense for the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and makes sense for the pair combined is the key to success in the ultimate aim to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it has been claimed by a leading official official from Edmonton. 

Exclusive: Evaluation Commission for 2022 Commonwealth Games announced

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Louise Martin is set to chair the Evaluation Commission tasked to asses the candidate cities vying to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesThe Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) today announced the team appointed to the new Evaluation Commission set to assess the candidate cities vying to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

South African Government is "engaged" in Durban bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

By Duncan Mackay

South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has promised that the Government is behind Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesSouth Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has claimed that hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022 would be a major stepping-stone to one day staging the Olympics. 

Exclusive: Edmonton committed to staging Commonwealth Games again, even if they do not get 2022

By Emily Goddard

Edmonton 2022 chairman Reg Milley has said the Canadian city will bid again for the Commonwealth Games if it fails to secure the hosting rights for the 2022 event ©WikipediaEdmonton have claimed they will immediately bid again for the Commonwealth Games if the city fails to secure the hosting rights for the 2022 event.

Edmonton 2022 unveils plans for each Commonwealth nation to medal at Games

By Emily Goddard at the Grange St Paul's Hotel in London

Reg Milley has said he would like to see each of the 71 Commonwealth nations winning at least one medal at the 2022 Games ©Getty ImagesEdmonton 2022 has unveiled its vision to see each of the 71 Commonwealth nations and territories securing at least one medal at the Games in eight years' time.
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