Birmingham paid £25 million (£35 million/€28 million) for the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it was revealed here today.
Liam Morgan: Recommendation to award 2023 World Cup to South Africa may come back to haunt World Rugby
It is fair to say eyebrows were raised when the Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) Board unanimously recommended South Africa to host the 2023 edition of the event earlier this week.
South Africa’s Government has backed the country’s 2023 Rugby World Cup bid after agreeing to give the plans significant financial support.
Victoria in Canada has officially announced that it will bid to replace Durban as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Cities interested in bidding for the 2022 Commonwealth Games will have to express their interest by April 28.
Thembelani Nxesi has become South Africa's Sports Minister replacing Fikile Mbalula after Durban were stripped of its right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Toronto Mayor John Tory is advocating "great caution" against a bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games as the Canadian city's ruling Council considers a possible attempt.
Christchurch would be capable of hosting the Commonwealth Games if the event was "drastically reduced in size", a leading official from New Zealand has claimed.
Toronto's CIty Council are due to consider a possible attempt to replace Durban as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday (March 28).
South Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has reportedly given his full support to the country's efforts to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup despite previously banning rugby, cricket, netball and athletics from bidding for events.
Western Australia's Sports Minister Mick Murray has backed Perth to step in as hosts of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Sydney have launched plans to replace Durban as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it has been revealed.
London has tentatively entered the race to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games following the decision to take the event away from Durban but admitted they have concerns over how it would be funded.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg has said he is "very confident" a host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games will be found, although a timetable for finding a city has not yet been determined.
World Rugby's technical review group arrived in South Africa to assess the country's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup on the same day that Durban was stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.