AUGUST 30 - NAIROBI is planning to bid for the 2015 All-Africa Games and the 2018 Commonwealth Games as part of an ambitious multi-billion pound programme to regenerate the city.
August 30 - As many as 16 hotel projects in New Delhi the Indian Government hoped would provide accommodation for next year's Commonwealth Games are set to miss their target, leaving a shortfall of nearly 3,000 rooms.
August 29 - India's preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth Games have been put under pressure by the country hosting so many other major events in the build-up, Sports Minister M.S Gill (pictured) claimed today.
August 27 - Baker Warburtons and sportscotland have joined forces to create a new scheme to help cover the costs of helping the country's young athletes prepare for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, it has been announced.
August 25 - Corporate Edge, brand, design and communication experts, have been given the task of giving Commonwealth Games England (CGE) a new look before next year's event in New Delhi.
August 24 - India's Sports Minister M.S.Gill (pictured) today again promised every possible effort is being made to ensure that venues for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi are ready in time.
SEPTEMBER 24 - THE father of four-time Olympic gold medallist Chris Hoy said today he would not have named the velodrome being built for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after his son.
August 15 - New Zealand officials are growing increasingly confident that Auckland will be given the opportunity to follow Glasgow 2014 and bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
August 11 - Sir Robert McAlpine, who are building London's Olympic Stadium, have been recommended to build two of the key venues that will be used during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
July 27 - Trinidad & Tobago have dropped plans to bid for the 2018 Commonwealth Games after they were forced to cancel the Caribbean Games because of the swine flu crisis, they announced today.
July 24 - Auckland officials have begun undertaking preliminary work on a bid for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, before a NZ$325,000 (£125,367) feasibility study, co-funded by central and local Government, begins next month.
July 22 - Beijing Olympics gold medal winning shooter Abhinav Bindra (pictured) will be the first Indian baton bearer of the 2010 Commonwealth Games and will receive it from the Queen in London in October, it was announced today.
JULY 15 - INDIA'S Cricket Board is to provide financial assistance to help the country's top sportsmen and women prepare for the Beijing Olympics and 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, it was revealed today.