The 48 international sides invited to compete at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games have been unveiled today as The Bahamas braces itself to host the event’s largest-ever programme of team sports.
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Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Organising Committee chairman Wellington Miller has given reassurances that the Caribbean nation will be able to stage next year’s event after admitting construction at some venues was delayed following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew.
Beach volleyball is set to be included on the programme for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in The Bahamas, insidethegames understands.
The Bahamas can “set a milestone” for other countries to follow when it stages the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) secretary general Romell Knowles has claimed.
Commonwealth Youth Games will help rebuild peaceful communities in Northern Ireland, CGF President claims
Northern Ireland hosting the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games will help rebuild a peaceful community in a region plagued with political issues in the past, Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin claimed here today.
Northern Ireland has been chosen as the host nation of the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games, it was announced today.
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.