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Which country hosted the Commonwealth Games 2010?
Delhi 2010. The vibrant city of New Delhi, home to 14 million people, hosted the Commonwealth Games in October 2010. This was the first time India has hosted the Games and only the second time the event has been held in Asia (Kuala Lumpur in 1998 was the first).
Is water polo in the Commonwealth Games?
The Commonwealth Water Polo Championships are held in conjunction with the Commonwealth Games, although they are no longer included in the Commonwealth Games programme.
Which country will host the next Commonwealth Game?
The city was announced as the host by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) at a press conference at the Arena Academy in Birmingham on 21 December 2017….2022 Commonwealth Games.
|Host city||Birmingham, England|
|Motto||Games for Everyone|
|Nations participating||72 Commonwealth nations (expected)|
|Events||283 in 20 sports|
In which year were the Commonwealth Games held for the first time?
Commonwealth Games/First event date
The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and has taken place every four years ever since (except 1942 and 1946 which were cancelled).
Does China participate in Commonwealth Games?
For example, in the 2010 or 2014 Asian games, countries which were ahead of India (China, Japan, North and South Korea, Iran, Thailand and Kazakhstan) are not part of the Commonwealth.
Who invented Commonwealth Games?
Reverend Astley Cooper is credited with first proposing the idea in an 1891 article in The Times newspaper suggesting a “Pan-Britannic-Pan-Anglican Contest and Festival every four years as a means of increasing the goodwill and good understanding of the British Empire”.
Where is the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
2022 Commonwealth Games/Location
Taking place from 28 July to 8 August, Birmingham 2022 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase the West Midlands on a global stage.
Where have all the Commonwealth Games been held?