Historic moment: Africa to have first Commonwealth Games at Durban in 2022

Durban was officially named as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, making it the first African city ever to stage the sporting spectacular, sparking big celebrations.

Durban to confirm 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

Durban to confirm 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

South African city Durban will Monday move significantly closer to staging the 2022 Commonwealth Games -- considered a possible launchpad for an Olympics bid.

IOA Secretary General, wrestling referee arrested in Glasgow

The Indian contingent at the ongoing Commonwealth Games was today left thoroughly embarrassed after IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and an unattached wrestling referee, Virender Malik, were arrested on different charges

Glasgow organisers hail `stand-out` Friendly Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow were hailed Sunday as a "stand-out" event by organisers who insisted the movement, comprising largely former British colonies, was well and truly alive.

CWG 2014: Nigeria’s Amalaha stripped of weightlifting gold

Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha has been stripped of her Commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal after failing a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday.

CWG 2014: Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha in doping shock

Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test taken after she won gold in the women`s 53kg category, the Commonwealth Games Federation announced Tuesday.

CWG is beyond the reach of smaller nations

What is the relevance of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in the 21st century? This question pops up every four years, more so in the last two decades.

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony tribute to MH17 victims

The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow on Wednesday will include a tribute to victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight disaster, organisers said.

Australia`s Gold Coast named 2018 CWG host

Commonwealth Games Federation named Queensland`s Gold Coast as the host of the 2018 Games, over Sri Lanka`s Hambantota.

Fennell to retire as Commonwealth Games Federation

Michael Fennell will retire from his role as president of the CGF after 17 years and is set to be replaced by Malaysia`s Prince Tunku Imran.

Fennell to retire as Commonwealth Games Federation

Michael Fennell will retire from his role as president of the CGF after 17 years and is set to be replaced by Malaysia`s Prince Tunku Imran.

CGF slams Shunglu report, says statements inaccurate

CGF has slammed the Shunglu Committee report on the alleged financial irregularities in the conduct of last year`s Commonwealth Games, saying its statements on the CGF`s role are "inaccurate and unsubstantiated".

CGF slams Shunglu report, says statements inaccurate

CGF has slammed the Shunglu Committee report on the alleged financial irregularities in the conduct of last year`s Commonwealth Games, saying its statements on the CGF`s role are "inaccurate and unsubstantiated".

Sri Lankan boxer`s hearing delayed

A hearing into the doping case of gold-medal winning Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi has been postponed until May, the Commonwealth Games Federation said.

Sri Lankan boxer`s hearing delayed

A hearing into the doping case of gold-medal winning Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi has been postponed until May, the Commonwealth Games Federation said.

CGF confirms dope flunk of Sri Lankan boxer

Commonwealth Games Federation
on Monday confirmed that Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi, who
won gold in bantamweight category, tested positive for a
banned substance during the CWG here.

CGF confirms dope flunk of Sri Lankan boxer

Commonwealth Games Federation
on Monday confirmed that Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi, who
won gold in bantamweight category, tested positive for a
banned substance during the CWG here.

Hooper denies issuing advisory on dengue

Commonwealth Games Federation CEO Mike Hooper denied issuing any advisory to participating CWG countries about a possible outbreak of dengue.

Hooper denies issuing advisory on dengue

Commonwealth Games Federation CEO Mike Hooper denied issuing any advisory to participating CWG countries about a possible outbreak of dengue.

CGF takes stock of medical facilities in national capital

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Wednesday took stock of the medical facilities
being readied by the Delhi Government for the Commonwealth
Games to be held here from October 3 to 14.