Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast 2018 chairman sacked in row over Athletes' Village

By Duncan Mackay

Mark Stockwell_head_and_shouldersMay 6 - Mark Stockwell has been sacked as the chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Organising Committee despite being the driving force behind the city's successful bid for the Commonwealth Games.

Gold Coast 2018 recruit new managers to crucial roles

By Tom Degun

imgresMay 4 - Gold Coast 2018 have appointed three general managers to the key areas of marketing and communications, venues and operations and finance and business services with the trio set to play crucial roles as the Organising Committee gears up to host the Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow 2014 unveil sports programme with triathlon mixed relay set to debut at Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun

triathlon mixed_relay_01-05-12May 1 - Glasgow 2014 have unveiled the biggest ever sports programme for the Commonwealth Games with the fast growing sport of triathlon mixed relay set to make its debut at the event.

Millionaire businessman chosen to replace Clarke as Gold Coast Mayor

By Duncan Mackay

Tom Tate_head_and_shouldersApril 28 - Tom Tate has won the election to become new Mayor of Gold Coast City, which means he will play a leading role in preparations for the 2018 Commonwealth Games which are being staged in the city.

Exclusive: We have learnt lessons from London 2012 ticketing policy, admits Glasgow 2014 chief

By Tom Degun

TicketsApril 24 - Glasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg has admitted his team has already learnt lessons from the controversial ticketing policy adopted by London 2012 – which has proved one of the most problematic areas for organisers in the lead-up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Jann Stuckey appointed Minister for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun

Jann Stuckey_head_and_shouldersApril 23 - Liberal National Party (LNP) member Jann Stuckey has been appointed as the Queensland Minister for Tourism and the Commonwealth Games by new Premier Campbell Newman meaning that she will be the Government official charged with leading the preparations for Gold Coast 2018.

Exclusive: CGF confident support will continue for Gold Coast 2018 under new Government

By Tom Degun at the Royal Garden Hotel in London

Campbell Newman_April_21April 22 - Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) vice-president Bruce Robertson said they confident that the new Queensland Government under Campbell Newman (pictured) will provide the same level of support to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games as the previous governing party that brought the event to Australia.

Exclusive: Cricket could feature at 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Tom Degun at the Royal Garden Hotel in London

Twenty20 cricket_England_v_West_IndiesApril 21 - The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) have stepped up their plans to get cricket included on the sports programme at the Commonwealth Games, admitting that they are hopeful it could feature as early as the 2018 competition in the Gold Coast.

Schoolboy's design chosen as official Glasgow 2014 tartan

By Tom Degun

Gregor Edmunds_17-04-12April 17 - Glasgow 2014 has today unveiled the 21st century tartan, created by teenage designer Aamir Mehmood, that is set to be a defining part of the fabric of the Commonwealth Games in two years' time.
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