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CGF Coordination Commission set for virtual review of Birmingham 2022

London, December 2, 2020: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission will be receiving its latest updates on Birmingham 2022 preparations through a series of virtual sessions over the coming week. The Coordination Commission (CoCom) is responsible for delivery oversight of the Commonwealth Games and is tasked with monitoring Games delivery to

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Greg Barclay elected as independent ICC Chair

Dubai, Nov 25, 2020: Barclay, an Auckland-based commercial lawyer, has been a director of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012 and is currently NZC’s representative on the board of the International Cricket Council. He will step down from his position at NZC to lead the ICC in an independent capacity. He was

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Commonwealth Games qualification process announced

Dubai, November 18, 2020: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the qualification process for cricket, which makes a historic appearance at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled from 28 July to 8 August. In what is seen as a huge opportunity to turbo-charge the growth

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Joint Statement from CGF President Dame Louise Martin and IOA President Dr Narinder Batra

November 14, 2019: Discussions between the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sport, the Government of India, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) have been very positive. We are confident that our important visits to Delhi and Punjab will significantly strengthen our relationship as we move forwards. The

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Vibrant Official Emblem revealed as journey to FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020™ begins

Zurich, Nov 4, 2019: The Official Emblem of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020™ was unveiled today, 2 November 2019, during a star-studded launch event at the iconic Gateway of India in Mumbai (Vibrant Official Emblem revealed). With one year to go before the start of the tournament, fans from

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Angela Lee retains One Women’s Atomweight World Championship with submission win over Xiong Jing Nan

Tokyo, Japan, October 13, 2019: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), kicked off a historic evening at the Ryogoku Kokugikan with ONE: CENTURY 世紀 PART I, broadcast live in the United States on TNT and B/R Live and in over 140 countries around the world (Angela

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CGF response to comments made by Dr Narinder Batra, President of the Indian Olympic Association

London, September 27, 2019: CGF CEO David Grevemberg CBE said: Our visit to India in November is hugely important (Indian Olympic Association). Our focus is on providing great opportunities to Indian athletes. Our approach will be to respect, listen, learn and contribute. We look forward to meeting our colleagues and friends in

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Japan off to flying start after Russians strike first blow, Matsushima scores hat-trick of tries as hosts recover from shock of conceding early try

Tokyo, Sep 20, 2019: Jet-heeled winger Kotaro Matsushima scored three tries – and had a fourth ruled out by the television match official – as Japan secured a bonus-point victory in the opening match of RWC 2019. Asia’s first Rugby World Cup began in sensational style, but not in the way hoped

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Dame Louise Martin re-elected as CGF President

Kigali, Rwanda, Sept 5, 2019: Dame Louise Martin DBE has been re-elected Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President for a second four-year term at the Federation’s General Assembly in Kigali, Rwanda (Dame Louise CGF President). Dame Louise (Scotland) re-elected by acclamation by delegates at the Kigali Convention Centre four years after she took

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CGF launch Transformation 2022 Refresh as new brand celebrated for first time

Kigali, Rwanda, September 4, 2019: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has today officially launched the CGF launch Transformation 2022 Refresh while the new Commonwealth Sport Brand was formally celebrated for the very first time at the CGF General Assembly in Rwanda. Transformation 2022 is the Commonwealth Sport Movement’s Strategic Plan from 2015-2022,