The extremely scenic Gold Coast, Australia, would in a few weeks play host to the 21st Commonwealth Games, 4 – 15 April. Following on the heels of Glasgow, Scotland, four years ago, Gold Coast would be seeking to rise to the occasion and even exceed the tremendous achievements of the former host. Last June the […]
For the past two weeks the nations of the Commonwealth focused on the 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games officially opened on Wednesday last, 23 July, in a truly warm and welcoming manner evident in the cultural package presented to the world. The commencement of the latest edition of the Commonwealth Games has given Glasgow a level of global attention that it more than deserves after spending […]
Natasha Mayers has handed St Vincent and the Grenadines its first gold medal in the sport of Athletics at the quadrennial Commonwealth Games when she won the 100m at the 19th edition of the event in Delhi, India, on the second day of the athletics competition. Mayers’ achievement places her alongside Frankie Lucas, another Vincentian, […]
The theme of the 19th Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India was, Come out and Play, unfortunately, the outcome was more of a mixed bag that may well have left all of India wondering precisely what the country would have gained from the massive and expensive undertaking.
Tomorrow the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), proprietor of the quadrennial Commonwealth Games, will convene yet another General Assembly. Unlike many of these Assemblies this one promises to be very acrimonious and reminiscent of the one held two years ago in The Gambia. The latter was held following the Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune, India. Two […]