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How many jobs will Commonwealth Games 2022 bring to Birmingham – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail

How many jobs will Commonwealth Games 2022 bring to Birmingham
Birmingham Mail
Council Labour leader Ian Ward said: “We have to be bold and visionary (and grasp) this once in a lifetime opportunity. Future generations will not think well of us if we lose confidence at this stage. This is our time.” Details of the Games impact ...

How Birmingham could be paying for the 2022 Commonwealth Games – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail

How Birmingham could be paying for the 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham Mail
With negotiations over Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games bid set to drag on for at least another week, and finance a key sticking point, it is now being considered as a way of breaking the deadlock. The Birmingham Mail understands that the Government is

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Martyn McLaughlin: Glasgow’s golden summer of 2014 leaves empty legacy – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Martyn McLaughlin: Glasgow’s golden summer of 2014 leaves empty legacy
The Scotsman
Ten years ago this month, a delegation from Glasgow popped the champagne corks in Sri Lanka after their slick and professional bid to stage the 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games ended in triumph. Their shrewd campaign convinced a family of …

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Birmingham remain the only option to host 2022 Commonwealth Games with month until extended deadline closes – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Birmingham remain the only option to host 2022 Commonwealth Games with month until extended deadline closes
Daily Mail
Birmingham‘s bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games is still the only option on the table with a month to go before the extended deadline closes, according to Commonwealth Games England (CGE) boss Paul Blanchard. The English city thought it had sealed …

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MPs asked if they object to spending hundreds of millions on Birmingham’s 2022 Commonwealth Games – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail

MPs asked if they object to spending hundreds of millions on Birmingham’s 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham Mail
She also repeated the Government’s strong backing for Birmingham’s bid, saying: “Birmingham’s bid presents an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the very best of Global Britain to the world, showcasing the UK as a destination for international trade, …

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Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Stadium to close in December – BBC News


BBC News

Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Stadium to close in December
BBC News
The Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh will close on 3 December to allow a major redevelopment of the site to get under way. The venue, which was built for the 1970 Commonwealth Games, will be replaced with a new £41.1m sports centre which is …
Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Stadium to host farewell firework display, find out how to get ticketsThe List

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Birmingham’s chances of landing 2022 Commonwealth Games take a huge leap forward – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail

Birmingham’s chances of landing 2022 Commonwealth Games take a huge leap forward
Birmingham Mail
Birmingham’s chances of landing 2022 Commonwealth Games take a huge leap forward. Birmingham won out as the UK’s candidate city, seeing off Liverpool, last week. Share. ByGraeme Brown. 12:58, 13 SEP 2017. News. Enter your postcode to see news …

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Coventry and Warwickshire a step closer to hosting Commonwealth Games events – Coventry Telegraph


Coventry Telegraph

Coventry and Warwickshire a step closer to hosting Commonwealth Games events
Coventry Telegraph
Coventry and Warwickshire is a step closer to hosting Commonwealth Games events after Birmingham was chosen ahead of Liverpool as England’s bid city for the 2022 games. The Ricoh Arena has been lined up to host international netball, following the …

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