Robert Louis Stevenson is a name the vast majority of us will all recognise.
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games officially came to an end here this evening with a short festival-style Closing Ceremony which blended Samoan culture with a party atmosphere.
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games has “got everyone talking” about the event as a concept, newly-elected Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin claimed here today.
They might not know it yet but all of the competitors who paraded around the track at Apia Park during the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games have something in common with some of the world’s best athletes.
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.
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.
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.
Duncan Mackay: Elections of Coe and Martin testament to great success of London 2012 and Glasgow 2014
Louise Martin's election here as the President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) capped a productive couple of weeks for British sport administrators, following, as it did, Sebastian Coe beating Sergey Bubka to become head of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in Beijing last month.
Scotland's Louise Martin has been elected President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), defeating incumbent Prince Imran here today on her 69th birthday.
Louise Martin's campaign to unseat Prince Imran as President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is gathering momentum here but most people still believe tomorrow's election is too close to call.
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.
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.
The last thing I expected when being driven back to Durban’s King Shaka airport following the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Evaluation Commission’s four-day visit was to be questioned by my taxi driver about the political situation in Britain, ahead of the country’s General Election on Thursday (May 7).
After providing an over-complicated run-down of how Britain’s political system works, I explained that when the ballot papers are counted and a result is announced it is anticipated another coalition Government will form, with either David Cameron or Ed Miliband in charge.
Effectively a marriage of convenience.
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.