Commonwealth Games

Exclusive: Hampden Park athletics track is a risk worth taking, says Glasgow 2014 chief

By Tom Degun

David Grevemberg_May_11May 11 - Glasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg (pictured) has admitted that his Organising Committee were always aware of the risk around building a temporary athletics track at Hampden Park, but said it is one they wanted to take in order to host the best possible Commonwealth Games.

Stockwell replacement as Gold Coast 2018 chairman announced

By Duncan Mackay

Nigel Chamier_head_and_shouldersMay 9 - Mark Stockwell's replacement as the chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has been confirmed as Brisbane businessman Nigel Chamier (pictured). 

Exclusive: CGF hail Stockwell's contribution to Gold Coast 2018 after controversial sacking

By Tom Degun

mark stockwell_mike_hooper_08-05-12May 8 - Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive Mike Hooper has praised the contribution of Mark Stockwell in helping the Gold Coast win the right to stage the 2018 Commonwealth Games but said that the hugely controversial decision to fire him is fully down to the relevant bodies in Australia.

Brisbane businessman set to replace Stockwell as chairman of Gold Coast 2018

By Duncan Mackay

Mark Stockwell_in_NoosaMay 7 - A new chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Board is due to be chosen tomorrow as the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) publicly claimed that they had backed Mark Stockwell (pictured), who has been sacked by Queensland's new Government.

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.
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