A political row has broken out in Northern Ireland after it was confirmed that Belfast 2021 will not take part in the Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Youth Games here on Sunday (July 23).
Belfast 2021 will not play any part in the Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Youth Games here due to the current political deadlock in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland have missed a deadline to sign off funding for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games after the country's political parties failed to agree terms that would see a Government restored.
Northern Ireland have been set a deadline of June 29 to sign off funding for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games.
Fears that Northern Ireland could lose the right to host the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games due to the political impasse in the country have been played down.
Commonwealth Youth Games will help rebuild peaceful communities in Northern Ireland, CGF President claims
Northern Ireland hosting the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games will help rebuild a peaceful community in a region plagued with political issues in the past, Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin claimed here today.
Northern Ireland has been chosen as the host nation of the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games, it was announced today.
Belfast is in danger of missing out on the opportunity to bid for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games because the country's Government have yet to give their approval for a bid, it has been claimed.