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Birmingham 2022 set for largest ever female and para-sport programme in Commonwealth Games history

London, August 13, 2019: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has today announced that Birmingham 2022 is set to have the largest ever female and para sport programme in history after Women’s T20 Cricket, Beach Volleyball and Para Table Tennis were confirmed for the next Commonwealth Games. This exciting announcement comes after the

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CGF President predicts spectacular Trinidad & Tobago 2021 with two years to go

London, August 1, 2019: Commonwealth Games Federation CGF President predicts Dame Louise Martin says Trinidad and Tobago has the potential to deliver a spectacular 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games with today marking two years to go to the multi-sport event. Trinidad and Tobago awarded the right to stage the seventh edition of the

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Birmingham 2022 Budget announcement confirms decrease in Commonwealth Games costs

London, June 26, 2019: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has welcomed the announcement on the Birmingham 2022 budget by the UK Government as it showcases a significant reduction in Commonwealth Games delivery costs. The announcement confirms that the cost of delivering the Commonwealth Games, and associated public funding, has managed down whilst

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Trinidad and Tobago to host 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games

London, June 21, 2019: Trinidad and Tobago will host the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games after they selected as the host city of the multi-sport event by the (CGF) today. Trinidad and Tobago were bidding against Gibraltar for the right to stage the competition and both (CGAs) praised as excellent bidders by the

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ICC and ECB welcome Commonwealth Games nomination

Dubai, June 20, 2019: The International Cricket Council (ICC) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), welcome the decision by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to nominate women’s cricket for inclusion at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022. The decision, which needs to ratify by CGF members, follows a comprehensive bidding

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Dame Louise Martin to stand unopposed as CGF President at General Assembly

London, June 16, 2019: Dame Louise Martin DBE will stand unopposed for the position of Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President at the Federation’s General Assembly in Kigali, Rwanda in September. Dame Louise elected President of the CGF in Auckland, New Zealand in September 2015 when she became the first female to hold

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CGF Coordination Commission confident in Birmingham 2022 preparations

Birmingham, USA, June 14, 2019: Following the conclusion of its two day visit to Birmingham, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission has expressed its confidence in the Birmingham 2022 preparations for the 2022 Games. The Coordination Commission (CoCom) is tasked with monitoring Games delivery to scope, schedule and budget with a

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Gibraltar and Trinidad and Tobago praised for 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games bids

London, June 4, 2019: Gibraltar and Trinidad and Tobago have praised for their strong bids for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) set to decide the host city for the event at their Board Meeting later this month. After re-opening the Bid Process in July 2018, the

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Rwanda selected as host of 2019 CGF General Assembly

London, Oct 5, 2018: The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced today (5 October 2018) that Rwanda will host the 2019 CGF General Assembly and Strategic Forum (rawanda 2019 CGF General Assembly). The General Assembly, which brings together sports leaders from all 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth, will be held in

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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