COMMONWEALTH Archive

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ICF welcomes referral of SUP dispute to Court of Arbitration for Sport

Lausanne, July 18, 2018: The International Canoe Federation welcomes the opportunity to finally resolve the dispute over the governance of Stand Up Paddling before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (SUP dispute). The ICF, as a long standing member of the Olympic family, has always strived to work in the best interests

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BWF and Royal Selangor in trophy partnership

Kuala Lumpur, June 25, 2018: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced Royal Selangor as the Official Trophy Partner of the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals (Royal Selangor). This revelation came at today’s Unveiling Ceremony of the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals Trophy at the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre in Malaysia. Welcoming

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Budapest poised to host the 2018 Youth Women’s & Men’s World Championships in August

Lausanne, May 24, 2018: The 2018 AIBA Youth Women’s & Men’s World Boxing Championships will take place between August 20 – 31 in Budapest, Hungary, with the tournament ready to shine a light on the next generation of talented young female and male boxers from around the world (Budapest 2018 AIBA Youth

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Sport, and Birmingham 2022, Reflects our Common Future

By UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Matt Hancock, April 24, 2018: The Commonwealth is an enduring bond that exists between us all. The phenomenal Gold Coast Games showed the strength of this connection and the powerful role sport plays in bringing people together. The Games gave us world-class

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CGF President calls on Commonwealth Heads of Government to support “recipe for success” Sport Development Programme

London, April 20, 2018: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President, Louise Martin CBE, today praised the success of the Games Athletes Programme (GAP) that led to five of the Commonwealth’s smallest nations winning their first ever Commonwealth medals at the XXI Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast Australia earlier this month (Commonwealth

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CGF President declares Commonwealth more relevant than ever before as “Games of Firsts” draw to a close on Gold Coast

The Olympics Sports team Abdul Rahim and Muhammad Sadiq Padela, Gold Coast, Australia, April 15, 2018: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President, Louise Martin CBE, this evening declared the success of XXI Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia proof of the Commonwealth Sports Movement’s fast-growing stature on the world stage (CGF

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Diane Roy’s marathon career is still going strong

The Olympics Sports team Abdul Rahim and Muhammad Sadiq Padela, Gold Coast, Australia, By Fiona Self, April 15, 2018: Diane Roy has raced nearly 100 marathons, competed in five straight Paralympic Games, six world championships and five Commonwealth Games. At 47, the Canadian still has plenty left in the tank. Roy won

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Kurt Fearnley wins final marathon in Australian colours

The Olympics Sports team Abdul Rahim and Muhammad Sadiq Padela, Gold Coast, Australia, April 15, 2018: Australia’s Kurt Fearnley signed off an outstanding career for Australia with a comprehensive victory in the men’s T54 marathon. In his final race in the green and gold, Fearnley, 37, opened up a gap on the

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Australia’s Skye Nicolson’s spirited win

The Olympics Sports team Abdul Rahim and Muhammad Sadiq Padela, Gold Coast, Australia, By Hope Kerslake, April 14, 2018: Australia’s Skye Nicolson did the one thing her late brother never had the chance to, win gold at a Commonwealth Games.           Jamie Nicolson was a star in the ring

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New Zealand crush Australia in women’s hockey final

The Olympics Sports team Abdul Rahim and Muhammad Sadiq Padela, Gold Coast, Australia, Apr 14, 2018: The New Zealand women’s hockey team won their first Commonwealth Games gold medal by downing defending champions Australia 4-1 in the final at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre on Saturday (New Zealand crush Australia). The Black