Commonwealth Games 2022

Exclusive: It's Africa's turn to host Commonwealth Games, insists SASCOC chief

By Paul Osborne at the Susesi Convention Center in Belek

Gideon Sam, President of SASCOC, has claimed it is Africa's turn to host the Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesApril 10 - It is Africa's turn to host the Commonwealth Games following Durban's expression of interest to stage the event in 2022, it has been claimed by Gideon Sam, President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC).

Durban bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games divides city

By Duncan Mackay

The Moses Mabhida Stadium would be the centrepiece if Durban wins its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesApril 3 - There has been a mixed reaction to the announcement that Durban is planning to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, where it is set to face opposition from Canadian city Edmonton. 

Durban and Edmonton to bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

By Paul Osborne

South Africa and Canada are considering bids for the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesMarch 31 - The Canadian city of Edmonton and the South African city of Durban have formally expressed their intent to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Prince Tunku Imran revealed today.

Exclusive: Commonwealth Games Federation facing questions over governance amid concerns at lack of bidders for 2022 Games

By Duncan Mackay

Plans to move the Commonwealth Games Federation from London to Kuala Lumpur have come under fire ©CGFJanuary 21 - A major showdown between the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and several of its members is set to take place this week in Kuala Lumpur over plans to move the headquarters from London to the Malaysian capital, which is seen as a dispute as much about governance.

London claim still interested in 2022 Commonwealth Games but could face opposition from South Africa

By Nick Butler

Jessica Ennis long jumping London 2012October 24 - London Mayor Boris Johnson has dismissed reports that they are planning to withdraw its potential bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games - but they could face stiff opposition from South Africa if they do take their plans forward. 

Exclusive: Singapore Sports Hub will provide us with facilities to host Commonwealth Games, says Ng Ser Miang

By Duncan Mackay at the Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne

Singapore Sports HubJune 17 - Singapore's $1.3 billion (£812 million/€1 billion) Sports Hub currently under construction in the Southeast Asian island city-state will provide it with the capacity to bid for a host the Commonwealth Games in the near future, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president Ng Ser Miang has claimed.

Hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games would be wonderful for London says Mayor

By Tom Degun

Boris Johnson 2May 22 - London Mayor Boris Johnson claims that he would fully support a bid from the city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games but admitted it a decision that is not for him to make.

Exclusive: Culture Secretary supports plans for London 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

By Tom Degun

Maria Miller London 2012April 15 - Britain's Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Maria Miller has promised that she would support a bid from London for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

London interest in 2022 Commonwealth Games "positive initiative" but England refuse to commit to bid

By Tom Degun

London 2012 Olympic ParkMarch 20 - Commonwealth Games England (CGE) have welcomed London's interest in mounting a bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games in the city but said they are still assessing whether or not to move for the event.
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