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Uefa, World Athletics and CGF in talks to avoid event clashes

The revealing of the Birmingham 2022 countdown clock (Photo by Miles Willis/Getty Images for Birmingham 2022)

The Commonwealth Games Federation is working with World Athletics and Uefa to ensure the Birmingham Commonwealth Games don’t overlap with a rescheduled World Athletics Championships or the Women’s European Championships in 2022.

The postponements of this year’s Olympics and Euro 2020 until next summer have forced the governing body for athletics to move the World Athletics Championships, originally scheduled for next summer in Eugene, Oregon, to 2022. Uefa has had to move its women’s tournament, originally scheduled for summer 2021 in England, to the summer of 2022 for similar reasons.

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