Commonwealth Games

Pay your Commonwealth Games bills or risk future investment Indian Government warned

Delhi_workmen_go_past_Commonwealth_Games_signMarch 14 - Britain are among eight countries who have lodged an official complaint with the Indian Government over $74 million (£46 million) worth of unpaid bills from last year's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, warning that the delays could affect future investment in the country.

Three quarters of a million "sport their trainers" in support of Glasgow 2014

Glasgow_2014_pipers_with_trainersMarch 14 - More than 750,000 people are wearing their trainers today in support for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as part of the "Sport Your Trainers" campaign, to coincide with Commonwealth Day.

On your marks, get set, Coe...Seb supports trainers day

Seb_Coe_Glasgow_Visit_16March 9 – A campaign to get people to ditch their normal footwear and slip on trainers for the day in support of the 2014 Commonwealth Games has been backed by Olympic legend Sebastian Coe (pictured left).

Glasgow 2014 jobs scheme to help city teenagers

Glasgow 2014 logo new new(2)March 6 - Fifty young people in Glasgow will have help finding jobs through a scheme which aims to leave a legacy from the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games 2018 bid cities travel to Mexico to gather support

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

Mark_Stockwell_in_Mexico_March_2011March 5 - High-profile delegations from the Gold Coast and Hambantota, the two cities bidding for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, have travelled to Veracruz in Mexico to promote their campaigns to the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation (CACSO).

Glasgow 2014 looks to fill key post

By Tom Degun

Glasgow_2014_logoMarch 3 - Glasgow 2014 organisers are looking to fill the key position of Head of Sport Competition for the 20th Commonwealth Games, which will be held in the city in just over three years' time and is set to be the largest multi-sport event ever held in Scotland.

"We will be ready in 2016" Hambantota 2018 promise

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

Hambantota_2018_logo_newFebruary 27 - Hambantota today claimed that all the faciltiies needed to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, including the venues and infrastructure, would be built and finished nearly two years ahead of the event if their bid is successful.

Multi-million pound boost for Scotland Glasgow 2014 preparations

Scotland_walk_into_arena_at_Opening_Ceremony_Delhi_2010February 26 - Scottish athletes will benefit from a multimillion-pound performance investment for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, it has been announced.

Kalmadi "to be arrested" but hits back at Government

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

Suresh_Kalmadi_arriving_at_Parliament_February_22_2011February 24 - Suresh Kalmadi, the chairman of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, is set to be arrested for his involvement in the corruption linked to the event, it has been claimed by the media in India.
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