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Deadline extended for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Deadline extended for 2022 Commonwealth Games

By: SportBusiness International team

9 Oct 2017
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The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has extended the bidding deadline for the 2022 Commonwealth Games until November 30.

The CGF made the announcement after the sole bid from Birmingham by the original deadline of the end of September was deemed to be “not fully compliant.”

Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Victoria in Canada and a possible Australian bid were rumoured to be in the running before the initial deadline expired. However, although the CGF did not elaborate on what the problem or problems may be surrounding Birmingham’s bid, the door has been left ajar for late entrants to the race.

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