Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Organising Committee chairman Wellington Miller has given reassurances that the Caribbean nation will be able to stage next year’s event after admitting construction at some venues was delayed following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew.
Beach volleyball is set to be included on the programme for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in The Bahamas, insidethegames understands.
The Bahamas can “set a milestone” for other countries to follow when it stages the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) secretary general Romell Knowles has claimed.
The Bahamas has promised to put on a "razzle-dazzle" show after it was officially chosen to host the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games here today.
Officially confirming the Bahamas as the host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games is expected to be the main item when the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board holds a two-day meeting starting here tomorrow.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin has visited the Bahamas to carry out an inspection of venues and facilities, as the Caribbean country closes in on being named as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games.
Bahamas is the only contender bidding to replace fellow Caribbean island St Lucia as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, it will be announced later today.
Botswana and the Bahamas have joined Canada and Scotland in expressing an interest in hosting the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, insidethegames has been told.
St Lucia's withdrawal from hosting 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games "big disappointment", CGF President Martin claims
St Lucia’s withdrawal from hosting the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games was a “big disappointment”, newly-elected Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin said today, while claiming a successful event here will encourage more countries to enter the race to replace the Caribbean nation.
St Lucia has withdrawn as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, it was announced here today.
Problems with the planned athletics venue look set to force major changes to the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, insidethegames understands.
Exclusive: $4.4 million budget for 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games submitted to Saint Lucia Government
By David Owen at the Marriott CasaMagna in Puerto Vallarta
A budget of $4.4 million (£2.9 million/€3.7 million) for the preparation and delivery of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Castries has been submitted to the Government of Saint Lucia.
By Tom Degun in St Kitts and Nevis
November 13 - Castries, the capital of St Lucia, has been chosen to host the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017, it has been announced.