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Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games Federation visits Samoa for final countdown to Youth Games

June 11, 2015

Today (Thursday 11 June) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Chief Executive David Grevemberg concludes a visit to Samoa, to support and see first hand the final preparations ...

Wales Balks at Commonwealth Games Cost

May 27, 2015

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones (Getty Images) (ATR) Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones says the cost of the 2026 Commonwealth Games is too high. "We are talking billi...

100 days to go to the Samoa 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games

May 27, 2015

In just 100 days, up to 1000 young Commonwealth athletes aged 14-18 will represent their country and compete for 107 Gold Medals in 9 sports over 5 days at the Vth Commonwealt...

Inspectors Confident in Durban 2022 Games Plan

April 29, 2015

(ATR) The head of the Commonwealth Games Federation’s Evaluation Commission wraps up Durban 2022 inspection saying the city has the potential to host “inspiring, inclusive and...

"Inspired by prospect and potential" of bid for Africa's first Commonwealth Games

April 29, 2015

As the Commonwealth Games Federation’s Evaluation Commission commences its final workshops and deliberations before concluding tomorrow, Thursday 30 April, the Commission Chai...

India PM to Bach: No 2024 Olympic Bid

April 27, 2015

Thomas Bach and Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) (ATR) Despite the rumors, India will not bid for the 2024 Olympics. Around The Rings has learned Indian Prime Minister Narend...

African visit continues Commonwealth-wide consultation on Transformation 2022

April 27, 2015

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Chief Executive David Grevemberg today (25 April 2015) visited the IOC’s Sport for Hope Centre in Lusaka, Zambia to meet with 18 Commonweal...

Commonwealth Sports Movement sets out transformational journey to 2022

April 02, 2015

A transformational blueprint which puts athletes at the heart of ambitions for growth and innovation across the Commonwealth Sporting Movement now begins a formal process of c...

Glagsow 2014 a Financial Success

March 13, 2015

George Square decorated for the 2014 Commonwealth Games (Getty Images) (ATR) The Scottish government rules the 2014 Commonwealth Games a financial success. A report from t...

World Olympians Association and Around the Rings Form Official Media Partnership

March 04, 2015

(Monaco – Atlanta) The World Olympians Association and Around the Rings have formed a ground-breaking partnership to help to promote Olympism, Olympians and the programmes o...

South Africa Downplays Olympic Hopes at Commonwealth Bid Launch -- On the Scene

March 02, 2015

Mansion House in London, site of the Monday announcement (ATR) (ATR) The minister of sport for South Africa all but completely ruled out a bid to host the 2024 Olympics, just...

Team Durban unveils ambitious vision to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

March 02, 2015

In an historic ceremony featuring South African cultural performers, the South African Minister for Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, presented the official candidature fi...

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