Commonwealth Games

Glasgow 2014 celebrates two years to go to Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun

Glasgow 2014_-_2_years_to_go_23_JulyJuly 23 - Glasgow 2014 have today celebrated the two years to go milestone (pictured left) to the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony by inviting three Scottish athletes – Rhona Simpson, Ross Muir and Jade Nimmo – to the site of the Athletes' Village.

Glasgow 2014 to take top spot at next Commonwealth meeting

By Tom Degun in London

Glasgow 2014_promo_July_21_July 21 - Preparations for Glasgow 2014 are set to be high on the agenda at the sixth Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting which will take place in London next week.

We are just laying the groundwork at this stage, says Gold Coast 2018 chairman

By Tom Degun

Nigel Chamier_addressing_conference_in_Gold_Coast_June_2012July 14 - Nigel Chamier, the chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Organising Committee, said there is no major rush to start construction work for the Commonwealth Games with his team carefully planning operations for the competition before ramping things up as it draws closer.

SSE unveiled as Official Energy Partner of Glasgow 2014

By Tom Degun

Scottish and_Southern_Energy_1_11_JulyJuly 12 - Glasgow 2014 has today unveiled electricity and gas company Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) and the Official Energy Partner for the Commonwealth Games in a Tier One sponsorship deal.

Glasgow 2014 appoints former Paralympian as temporary head of transport

By Tom Degun

David McCraeJuly 9 - Glasgow 2014 has appointed former British Paralympian David McCrae as its interim head of transport with responsibility for leading and implementing strategy in the area for the Commonwealth Games.

First pair of tickets for Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony given to competition winner

By Tom Degun

Glasgow 2014_Tickets_for_Opening_Ceremony002July 8 - The first pair of tickets for the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony, and indeed the entire Commonwealth Games, has been given to Scotland's Claire Bell after she won them through the Organising Committee's Sport Your Trainers campaign, which encourages people across the country to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

Sunset+Vine and Global Television win host broadcaster contract for Glasgow 2014

By Tom Degun

alex salmond_and_lord_smith_05-07-12July 5 - Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has today revealed that Sunset+Vine along with Global Television have been awarded the host broadcaster contract for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Construction on Glasgow 2014 Athletes' Village delayed after kestrels found nesting

By Tom Degun

dalmarnock-tenement-facing-demolition-for-glasgow-2014 03-07-12July 3 - Construction on the Athletes' Village for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has been delayed after kestrels were found nesting in a deserted building that was due to be demolished.

Cricket set for Gold Coast 2018 after Prince Tunku presentation

By Tom Degun

ICC JUne_29July 1 - Prince Tunku Imran, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), has claimed he is hopeful about getting cricket on the sports programme for the 2018 Commonwealth Games after a positive meeting with the International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board in Kuala Lumpur.
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