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Commonwealth Games 2022

Edmonton 2022 appoint TSE Consulting to work on Commonwealth Games bid

By Duncan Mackay

Edmonton has appointed TSE Consulting to work on its bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesEdmonton has appointed TSE Consulting as its lead consultants for its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it was announced today. 

South Africa calls for support in bid to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

By Paul Osborne

South Africa is calling for the support of its fellow African Commonwealth countries as it bids to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesSouth Africa has called for the support of its fellow African Commonwealth countries as it bids to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Durban to host Nedbank Cup final as given chance to showcase 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

By Duncan Mackay

The Moses Mabhida Stadium will host the Nedbank Cup final on May 17 ©Getty ImagesThe Moses Mabhida Stadium, which would be the centrepiece if Durban wins its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, has been selected to host the Nedbank Cup final between Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits on May 17, the Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced. 

"We have two great contenders in 2022 race", claims CGF chief executive

By Nick Butler

Teams from Edmonton and Durban attend the 2022 Commonwealth Games briefing session ©CGFApril 30 - Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive Mike Hooper claims he is delighted with the calibre of Durban and Edmonton's bids for the 2022 Commonwealth Games and looks forward to seeing which is successful out of "two great cities". 

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. 
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