When was Commonwealth Games last?

When was Commonwealth Games last?

15 April 2018
The most recent Commonwealth Games were held in Gold Coast from 4 to 15 April 2018. The next Commonwealth Games are to be held in Birmingham from 28 July to 8 August 2022.

When did the British Empire Games become the Commonwealth Games?

From 1930 to 1950 the Games were known as the British Empire Games, from 1954 until 1966 the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, and from 1970 to 1974 they took on the title of British Commonwealth Games. It was the 1978 Games in Edmonton that saw this unique, world class, multi-sports event change its name to the Commonwealth Games.

Who are the members of the Commonwealth Games?

Put simply, it is a multi-sport event open to competitors from the Commonwealth – very similar to the Olympic Games, but with much fewer countries. So the obvious question is, ‘what is the Commonwealth?’ The Commonwealth is a group of 53 member states that is formed almost entirely of former British Empire territories.

Is the Commonwealth Games a united sporting event?

The concept of a united Commonwealth sporting event had been talked about amongst Commonwealth nations since the rebirth of the Olympic Games. You may like this How far from the wall should a dart board be?

What was the impact of the 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Malcolm Dingwall-Smith of the Commonwealth Secretariat and sportscotland shares his views on what the social impact will be of the recent 2014 Commonwealth Games. sportanddev: What impact have you seen the Commonwealth Games have on the city of Glasgow so far?

From 1930 to 1950 the Games were known as the British Empire Games, from 1954 until 1966 the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, and from 1970 to 1974 they took on the title of British Commonwealth Games. It was the 1978 Games in Edmonton that saw this unique, world class, multi-sports event change its name to the Commonwealth Games.

Put simply, it is a multi-sport event open to competitors from the Commonwealth – very similar to the Olympic Games, but with much fewer countries. So the obvious question is, ‘what is the Commonwealth?’ The Commonwealth is a group of 53 member states that is formed almost entirely of former British Empire territories.

Are there any Winter Games after the Commonwealth Games?

There were also 3 Commonwealth Winter Games held in St Moritz 2 years after the summer Commonwealth Games, and 4 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games held immediately before and after the summer Commonwealth Games.

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Where was the 2010 Commonwealth Games?

New Delhi
The vibrant city of New Delhi, home to 14 million people, hosted the Commonwealth Games in October 2010. This was the first time India has hosted the Games and only the second time the event has been held in Asia (Kuala Lumpur in 1998 was the first).

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