Commonwealth Games


The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.  As well as many Olympic Sports, the Games also include some sports played mainly in the Commonwealth countries.   The Games are overseen by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), which also controls the sporting program and selects the host cities.  The Games began in 1930 as the British Empire Games in Hamilton, ON, Canada and were renamed as the Commonwealth Games in 1954.  Canada is only one of six countries to have attended every Games. 

The next Commonwealth Games will take place in Glasgow, Scotland in 2014

For more information on the 2014 Commonwealth Games Click Here.

For more information on the Commonwealth Games of Canada Click here.