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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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Queen’s baton relay in ‘magical’ Belfast visit ahead of 2018 Commonwealth games – Belfast Newsletter


Belfast Newsletter

Queen’s baton relay in ‘magical’ Belfast visit ahead of 2018 Commonwealth games
Belfast Newsletter
The Queen’s Baton Relay picked up some Narnia magic during a visit to Belfast ahead of next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. It passed through a colourful and activity-filled CS Lewis Square, named after the famous writer and featuring seven …

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Aberdeen school kids in action to celebrate baton relay for Commonwealth Games – Aberdeen Evening Express


Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeen school kids in action to celebrate baton relay for Commonwealth Games
Aberdeen Evening Express
School pupils from across Aberdeen celebrated the tour of the Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Gold Coast in Australia will host the games, which will see nations from around the world compete in a whole host of events.

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As with the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow stands to benefit greatly from host status at European Championships … – The Scottish Sun


The Scottish Sun

As with the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow stands to benefit greatly from host status at European Championships …
The Scottish Sun
OVER the last few decades, Glasgow has built up a strong reputation as a host city of high-profile sporting and cultural events — and rightly so. The city is brimming with great venues that have been naturally imbued with our nation’s celebratory

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Susan Egelstaff: McCallum’s efforts are keeping the wheels on Glasgow legacy – Herald Scotland


Susan Egelstaff: McCallum’s efforts are keeping the wheels on Glasgow legacy
Herald Scotland
IT feels like a recent memory when we were all basking in the heady times of Glasgow 2014 yet earlier this week, the three-year anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of those Commonwealth Games passed. Cue much talk (again) of whether the legacy …

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