It's one year till the gold coast 2018 commonwealth games, which could in theory be the last ever. Welcome to the official website of the xx commonwealth games, glasgow 2014 find out all the latest news and updates on the biggest sporting event of the. Karnal's 15 years old anish bhanwala created history on friday by becoming the youngest ever gold medallist at the commonwealth games. The 2018 commonwealth games, one of the world's biggest multisport events, have kicked off in the australian host city of gold coast.
Sydney (reuters) - australian authorities are searching for 50 athletes and officials missing a month after the commonwealth games ended. The quadrennial commonwealth games start wednesday along australia's gold coast and 13 openly lgbt athletes are among the 6,000. The 2018 commonwealth games, officially known as the xxi commonwealth games and commonly known as gold coast 2018, were an international.
Every four years these games bring the spirit of our commonwealth alive, they express friendship between nations and the desire to share. The first commonwealth games were held in 1930 in hamilton, canada, where 11 countries sent 400 athletes to take part in six sports and 59 events. The commonwealth games has come round again (as it does every four years) but what exactly is it and how did this unique event come about. The prince of wales has officially opened the commonwealth games on the gold coast in australia. Tourism australia is the official tourism authority of the gold coast 2018 commonwealth games, and proud supporter of the queen's baton relay.
Join us for live updates of day eight of the commonwealth games in the gold coast. All the latest breaking news on commonwealth games browse the independent's complete collection of articles and commentary on commonwealth games. It wasn't a games record, but as a statistic, it will have ramifications as long lasting as a medal tally.
With gold coast 2018 having the largest integrated para-sport program in commonwealth games history, paratriathlon is ready to make its. Virginia has won the bid to host the 2019 state games of america in lynchburg virginia commonwealth games at liberty university (registration is open. The commonwealth games is one of sport's most celebrated occasions and always starts with an opening ceremony to match.
African athletes at the commonwealth games in australia have been in the news for action on and off the track the haul of 34 gold medals. History of the commonwealth games @ sportskeeda. Gold coast 2018 commonwealth games three gold, one silver and two bronze six medals that, in summary, is uganda's overall.