Commonwealth Games

India's hockey team threaten to pull out of Glasgow 2014 over visa row

By Gary Anderson

March 24 - Harbir Singh Sandhu (right) has been denied a visa by the UK Home Office which has ruled him out of Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesHockey India has threatened to pull its men's team out of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after it emerged one of its players has been refused a visa by the UK Home Office.

Exclusive: Fiji's netball and rugby sevens teams will not compete at Glasgow 2014

By Paul Osborne

Fiji will not be sending a rugby sevens or netball team to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesMarch 24 - Fiji's netball and rugby sevens team will not compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, insidethegames has learned.

Fiji in search of Chef de Mission ahead of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

By Paul Osborne

Fiji is on a search for a Chef de Mission for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesMarch 23 - Fiji has begun a search to find a suitable Chef de Mission to represent the country at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Fiji calls on International Netball Federation for help to claim spot at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

March 21 - Netball Fiji has called on the International Netball Federation to help secure a place at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images Netball Fiji has made a plea to the International Netball Federation (INF) for help in trying to secure a place at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, as the issue of the country's participation in team events rumbles on.

Celtic Park to become "window on the Commonwealth" during Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony

By Gary Anderson

March 20 - Celtic Park will provide a "window on the Commonwealth" during the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony ©Glasgow 2014A near 100 metre wide LED screen at Celtic Park is set to provide a "window on the Commonwealth" as Glasgow 2014 reveal the first details of the spectacular Opening Ceremony.

Exclusive: Fiji rugby sevens and netball teams appeal for Glasgow 2014 lifeline

By Gary Anderson

March 19 - FASANOC President Reg Sanday has called for Fiji's rugby sevens to be allowed to take part at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images Fiji's participation in team events at Glasgow 2014 is "under consideration" following their reinstatement into the Commonwealth, insidethegames can reveal.

Ghana appoints new Chef de Mission for Glasgow 2014

By Duncan Mackay

Chris Essilfie has been appointed as the new Chef de Mission of Ghana's team for Glasgow 2014 ©Ghana Olympic CommitteeMarch 19 - Ghana has appointed Chris Essilfie as its new Chef de Mission for this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow following the shock resignation earlier this month of Ben Nunoo-Mensah. 

Scottish Ministers told Atos are "contract killers" as Glasgow 2014 urged to end sponsorship

By Gary Anderson

March 18 - Campaigner Sean Clerkin has called on Glasgow 2014 to drop Atos as a sponsor describing them as "contract killers" ©AFP/Getty ImagesAtos, a leading sponsor of Glasgow 2014, are "contract killers", Scottish Ministers were told today and heard calls for Commonwealth Games organisers to drop the company because they are "not fit" to be associated with the event.

Glasgow 2014 announces CBC/Radio Canada as broadcast partner for Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

March 17 - CBC/Radio Canada will broadcast coverage of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©CBCNational public broadcaster CBC/Radio Canada will provide coverage of this year's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in Canada it has been announced.
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