South Africa's Government has officially approved Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, removing the final obstacle to the event being awarded to an African country for the first time in its history.
Hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban will be "vote of confidence" for Africa claims bid chief executive
Awarding Durban the 2022 Commonwealth Games would be a "vote of confidence for South Africa and the African continent", the bid's chief executive Tubby Reddy claimed today.
Durban 2022 Commonwealth Games bid recommended by Evaluation Commission but guarantees sought over finances and venues
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Evaluation Commission has recommended that the CGF General Assembly votes to award the South African city of Durban the 2022 Commonwealth Games next month, but their report, released today, outlined several areas requiring immediate attention.
Rugby sevens at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban could be moved to Moses Mabhida Stadium and the Closing Ceremony held at Kings Park Stadium following the first visit of voting delegates to the South African city.
Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games will start being inspected by voters today when delegations from Africa and Asia arrive in the South African city.
EThekwini Municipality’s Executive Committee have approved a budget proposal of ZAR1.1 billion (£59 million/$90 million/€83 million) aimed to deliver infrastructure upgrades and an athletes village should Durban be awarded the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Exclusive: Alternative bids to host 2022 Commonwealth Games "off the table", insists Evaluation Commission chair
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Evaluation Commission chief Louise Martin has dismissed the prospect of a back-up plan being considered for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, should Durban’s bid suffer setbacks.
There have been no alterations so far to the proposed sports programme for the Durban 2022 Commonwealth Games, although changes could be possible should the South African city be confirmed as hosts in September, bid chairman Mark Alexander has revealed.
Exclusive: Durban 2022 need to make "big decisions" regarding swimming pool, warns Evaluation Commission chief Martin
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Evaluation Commission chair Louise Martin says Durban 2022 will need to make “big decisions” regarding a swimming pool for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. despite being “impressed” by facilities in the South African city.
Durban’s 2022 chairman "confident" bid will stand up to scrutiny, as Evaluation Commission visit prospective venues
Mark Alexander, chairman of Durban’s 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid Committee, believes the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Evaluation Commission’s visit is highlighting how the South African city is ready to host the Games.
CGF Evaluation Commission "Ready to be Inspired" by Durban's 2022 bid, claims chair Martin, as four-day visit commences
Scotland’s Louise Martin says that the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Evaluation Commission are “Ready to be Inspired” by Durban’s bid for the 2022 Games, as they begin a four-day visit of the South African city.
SASCOC condemns xenophobic attacks in South Africa ahead of Durban 2022 CGF Evaluation Commission visit
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has condemned a recent wave of xenophobic and racist attacks in the country that have left at least seven people dead.
International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson remains confident track events will take place at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban, with a proposal having been submitted to hold events 80 kilometres away in Pietermaritzburg.
Tubby Reddy, chief executive of the Durban 2022 Bid Committee, has hit back at claims that no proper financial impact assessment has been carried out on the South African city’s campaign to host the Commonwealth Games and said such a report has been available on its website since the beginning of March.
A proper financial impact assessment has not been carried out on Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it has been claimed.