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Melbourne 2006

Melbourne 2006

The XVIII Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Australia from 15 – 26 March 2006.

The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games was the largest sporting and community event ever staged in Melbourne, even larger than the 1956 Olympics.

Team

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Manchester 2002

The XVII Commonwealth Games were held in Manchester from 25 July – 4 August 2002. It was the largest Commonwealth Games ever held and Team England was victorious in gaining 54 golds, 51 silvers and 60 bronzes, narrowing the gap

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Kuala Lumpur 1998

 

The XVI Commonwealth Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 to 21 September 1998.                       It was the first time in its 65-year history that the Games were held in Asia and the second to be hosted by

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Team England

Team England successfully won 110 medals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.

In the coming months Team England will be starting to prepare for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi 2010. It is hoped that this will

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Games history

The initial concept of the “Commonwealth Games” can be credited to the Rev. Astly Cooper of England, who in July 1891 in a magazine “Greater Britain” and later, on 31st October 1891 in “The Times” suggested a “Pan-Britannic-Pan Anglican Contest …

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