The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games officially began here this evening with an entertaining Opening Ceremony which dazzled those in attendance despite a brief technical glitch which caused a minor delay midway through the event.
The Samoan Government has announced a commemorative coin to celebrate the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games, due to get underway with the Opening Ceremony here today, has been released.
Teams are continuing to arrive here in the Samoan capital ahead of the 5th edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games, which begin with the Opening Ceremony tomorrow and run through to September 11.
Women’s British weightlifting clean and jerk record holder Rebekah Tiler will be England’s flagbearer for the upcoming Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, Samoa, it has been announced.
A series of initiatives and public engagement activities will take place at next month's Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa, it was announced today.
CGF chief executive Grevemberg visits Samoa to inspect final preparations ahead of Commonwealth Youth Games
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg has completed a visit to Apia to assess the Samoan capital’s final preparations ahead of hosting the Commonwealth Youth Games from September 5 to 11.
In just 100 days, the fifth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games will get underway in the Samoan capital Apia, where up to 1,000 athletes aged 14 to 18 will represent their country and compete for 107 gold medals in nine sports.
By Duncan Mackay
Twenty three-time Paralympic medallist Matthew Cowdrey has been appointed general manager of Australia's team for this year's Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa, it has been announced.
By Gary Anderson
To mark a year to go until the start of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa it has been announced that a focus on the needs and contributions of young people is to be the theme of next year's Commonwealth Day.