Northern Ireland has been chosen as the host nation of the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games, it was announced today.
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The Bahamas has promised to put on a "razzle-dazzle" show after it was officially chosen to host the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games here today.
Officially confirming the Bahamas as the host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games is expected to be the main item when the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board holds a two-day meeting starting here tomorrow.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin has visited the Bahamas to carry out an inspection of venues and facilities, as the Caribbean country closes in on being named as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games.
Bahamas is the only contender bidding to replace fellow Caribbean island St Lucia as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, it will be announced later today.
Botswana and the Bahamas have joined Canada and Scotland in expressing an interest in hosting the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, insidethegames has been told.
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games officially came to an end here this evening with a short festival-style Closing Ceremony which blended Samoan culture with a party atmosphere.
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games has “got everyone talking” about the event as a concept, newly-elected Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin claimed here today.
South Africa held off a late rally from Australia to seal boy’s rugby sevens gold with a 31-20 victory as sporting action at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games here came to a pulsating conclusion.
Australian Jack Bowen stunned Asian youth champion Gaurav Solanki to secure boy’s flyweight gold as Northern Ireland enjoyed their best day of the Commonwealth Youth Games by sealing a hat-trick of titles here.
Maeu Nanai Livi claimed the host nation’s first gold of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games as he captured the boy’s 85 kilograms title to send the crowd into raptures on the final day of weightlifting competition here.
Reigning world junior champion Clyde Lewis of Australia breezed to a commanding win in the boy’s 200 metres individual medley to secure his fifth Commonwealth Youth Games gold as swimming action at Samoa drew to a close here this evening.
Rebekah Tiler of England's stunning clean and jerk of 122 kilograms guided her to Commonwealth Youth Games weightlifting glory in the girl’s 69kg category on the third day of competition in the Samoan capital.
New Zealand’s World Junior Championships bronze medallist Bobbi Gichard completed the girl’s 100 and 200 metres backstroke double as she powered to a commanding victory over four laps of the pool on another busy night of swimming finals here.
World youth champion Tarbei pips compatriot Bett to 800m gold on final day of athletics at Samoa 2015
World youth champion Willy Kiplimo Tarbei of Kenya held off a late challenge from compatriot Kipyegon Bett to secure gold in the boy’s 800 metres on the final day of athletics at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games here today.