CGF cuts number of compulsory sports from 2026 in major revamp

Dame Louise Martin, president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, during a guest reception to launch the Queen's Baton Relay for the 2022 Commonwealth Games (by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games)

The Commonwealth Games Federation has unveiled an extensive overhaul of its showpiece event that will see only athletics and aquatics retained as proposed compulsory sports from its 2026 edition in a blow…