Commonwealth Games

Exclusive: Prince Imran outlines key to Gold Coast success as Glasgow 2014 Debrief starts

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

A welcoming atmosphere and cooperation with partners and stakeholders are two of the most important lessons Gold Coast must learn ahead of the Commonwealth Games says CGF President Prince Imran ©Getty ImagesA welcoming atmosphere and excellent cooperation between stakeholders and partners are two of the most important lessons Gold Coast 2018 needs to learn from Glasgow 2014 in order to replicate its success, Commonwealth Games Federation President (CGF) Prince Imran claimed here today. 

Gold Coast prepares for Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Debrief

By Paul Osborne at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Delegates from the Commonwealth Games Federation and Glasgow 2014 are in the Gold Coast for the Glasgow 2014 Debrief Accor HotelsThe Glasgow 2014 Debrief will start here tomorrow after delegates from Scotland and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) travelled to Australia to the city due to host the next edition of the event in 2018. 

"A Young Commonwealth" announced as theme marking year to go until 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games

By Gary Anderson

The CGF has announced that a focus on youth will be the theme of Commonwealth Day next year ©CGFTo mark a year to go until the start of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa it has been announced that a focus on the needs and contributions of young people is to be the theme of next year's Commonwealth Day.

Commonwealth Games England appoint chartered accountant as non-executive director

By Gary Anderson

Chartered accountant Chris Simpson has been appointed as non-executive director of Commonwealth Games England ©CGECommonwealth Games England (CGE) has appointed Chris Simpson as a non-executive director and he will replace Joe Ryan as the chairman of its Audit and Finance Committee.

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. 

Glasgow 2014 volunteers donating life-size Clyde statue to children's hospital

By Zjan Shirinian

A life-size statue of Glasgow 2014 mascot Clyde is being donated to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children ©Glasgow 2014 Ltd via Getty ImagesA life-size statue of Glasgow 2014 mascot Clyde is being donated to a children's hospital.

Top rugby official appointed new chairman of Commonwealth Games England

By Gary Anderson

Ian Metcalfe has been named as the new chairman of Commonwealth Games England ©Getty ImagesFormer England rugby international Ian Metcalfe has been announced as the new chairman of Commonwealth Games England (CGE).

Welsh Glasgow 2014 medallists set to receive commemorative medals

By Paul Osborne

Welsh medal winners set to receive commemorative medals in honour of their performances at last months Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesWelsh medal winners from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are set to receive commemorative medals in honour of their performances.

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.
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