Commonwealth Games Federation

Dame Louise Martin has been re-elected as president of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for a second four-year term

Netball has been moved to a larger venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, while rugby sevens has been relocated to a different stadium by the local organising committee in Birmingham after it was forced…

The Commonwealth Games Federation has today (Tuesday) signed off on the sports programme for the next Commonwealth Games, claiming that the addition of women’s T20 cricket, beach volleyball and para t…

Ian Reid, chief executive of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, has defended the decision to not include shooting on the sports programme amid a threat from the Indian Olympic Association to boycott…

The Commonwealth Games Federation plans on meeting with officials from the Indian Olympic Association amid fears the country may boycott the 2022 Games in the English city of Birmingham following the decision…

Organisers of the 2022 Commonwealth Games have confirmed that the event in the English city of Birmingham will have a budget of £778m (€868.4m/$986.2m

Indian Olympic Association secretary-general Rajeev Mehta has warned that the exclusion of shooting and recurve archery from the Commonwealth Games 2022 programme could lead to India pulling out of the…

Louise Martin is set to secure a second term as president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, while CGF officials have expressed their confidence in Birmingham’s preparations for the 2022 edition of t…

Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive David Grevemberg has stated there is a sense of “urgency” surrounding preparations for the 2022 edition of the multi-sport event, as the CGF prepares to mak…

Ben Cronin talks to David Grevemberg about the Commonwealth Games Federation's new model for selling sponsorship and supporting host cities in their delivery of the games.

Mark Bisson looks at how the race to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games is hotting up following the collapse of Durban's project to stage the multi-sport event.

Owen Evans asks outgoing CGF (Commonwealth Games Federation) CEO Mike Hooper to give his assessment of the health of the Commonwealth Games.

The Australian city of Adelaide has taken a step closer to launching a bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games after confirming that it will conduct a feasibility study

Belfast in Northern Ireland has been stripped of the hosting rights for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games after it failed to provide funding guarantees to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).

The English city of Birmingham will not find out whether it has been successful in its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games until at least December 6 after the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) confirmed it has received “updates” from other parties interested in staging the multi-sport event.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) will step up efforts to combat doping at next year’s edition of the multi-sport event on the Gold Coast in Australia by collecting samples and storing them for long-term testing.

Manchester City Council has said that it will not submit a sole bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, saying it would be “inappropriate” to compete with other English cities, but added that it would consider a joint proposal to host the multi-sport event.

The UK government has called on cities across Great Britain that have shown an interest in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games to submit bid proposals for staging the multi-sport event.

The Toronto City Council will look into the possibility of bidding to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games following a notice of motion by Councillor James Pasternak.

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president N Ramachandran has said that the country will not bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which had been due to take place in the South African city of Durban, but is exploring its options with regards other multi-sport events.

South Africa’s Sports Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has hit back at the Commonwealth Games Federation’s decision to strip the 2022 edition of the multi-sport event from Durban, stating the CGF made excessive financial demands.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is seeking a new host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games after hosting rights to the multi-sport event were removed from Durban today (Monday).

South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said that Durban may have to forfeit its hosting rights to the 2022 Commonwealth Games due to the high cost of staging the multi-sport event.

Liverpool has officially launched a bid to host the 2026 edition of multi-sport event the Commonwealth Games.

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has said that the state is considering a bid for the city of Adelaide to host the 2030 Commonwealth Games.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has announced that the 2018 edition of the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast will feature the most extensive para-sport program in the history of the multi-sport event.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has entered into a partnership with the European division of the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS Europe) as part of an effort to help protect and safeguard Commonwealth sport.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has been given the green light to proceed with its wide-ranging reform plan, as it seeks a new host for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games.

Scottish sports administrator Louise Martin is the new president of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) after defeating incumbent Prince Tunku Tan Sri Imran Tuanku Ja’afar of Malaysia in a vote at the organisation’s general assembly in Auckland today (Wednesday).

Durban was today (Wednesday) confirmed as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, with South African officials stating the award of the multi-sport event will delay any potential bid for the Olympic Games.

The South African government has approved Durban’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games ahead of the likely award of the multi-sport event to the city next week.

Louise Martin, honorary secretary of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), has pledged to increase revenue and plough cash back into member nations if she is elected president of the organisation.

Durban is a step closer to securing the hosting rights for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but the South African city has been told to take action in a number of areas as it ploughs ahead as the sole bidder for the multi-sport event.

The 2014 edition of multi-sport event the Commonwealth Games contributed more than £740m (€1.04bn/$1.15bn) to Scotland’s economy and supported thousands of new jobs, according to the findings of a new report.

Papua New Guinea Governor-General, Sir Michael Ogio, has stated that the country should target the 2026 Commonwealth Games after its successful staging of fellow multi-sport event the Pacific Games.

Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones has appeared to rule out the possibility of the country hosting a future edition of the Commonwealth Games, stating the multi-sport event would be too expensive to stage.