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Commonwealth Games 2022

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.

Edmonton rechristens itself "TrackTown Canada" as 2022 Commonwealth Games bid gathers momentum

By Duncan Mackay

Edmonton has been declared Tracktown Canada by the city's Mayor Don Iveson ©Edmonton ClassicEdmonton's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games has received a boost after it was named Tracktown Canada following the news it has been chosen to host the 2015 and 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships.

Edmonton 2022 appoint Milley as chairman and launch logo for Commonwealth Games bid

By Duncan Mackay

Edmonton 2022 has launched its bid logo and appointed a chairman for its Commonwealth Games bid ©Edmonton 2022 Edmonton today appointed Reg Milley as the chairman of its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games at a special ceremony where it also unveiled its official campaign logo. 

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.
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