GETTING READY: West Indies women cricketers train during their visit to England last year.--Photo: CWI

Commonwealth Games opens new avenue for women cricketers, says Lewis

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee president Brian Lewis had no reservations about signalling T&T’s interest in having the national women’s cricket team participate at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham next year.

Speaking to the Express on Saturday, Lewis said: “The TTOC, which also acts as the...

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HEAVY WORKLOAD: Ephraim Serrette

Commonwealth Youth Games officially postponed

Ephraim Serrette has resigned as treasurer of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC).

In the November 23 edition of the association’s weekly bulletin, “This Week in NACAC”, the appointment of a new treasurer was announced.

“Subsequent to the resignation of Ephraim...

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Bobby Robinson was the driving force behind the first Empire Games of 1930 ©Burlington Historical Society

It is a privilege today to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Commonwealth Sport Movement.

Dame Louise Martin (third left, back row) at the launch of the Birmingham 2022 countdown

Commonwealth Games Federation president Dame Louise Martin has stepped down from the Birmingham 2022 board amid concerns over a lack of diversity.

The mascot at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games was a nod towards Australia's Yugambeh people ©Getty Images

The impact of the Black Lives Matter movement continues to rumble through sport.

Commonwealth Games Federation agrees partnership with Global Esports Federation

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has agreed an exploratory partnership with the Global Esports Federation (GEF) that aims to develop a Commonwealth Esports strategy.

India will hold a Commonwealth Archery and Shooting Championships in January 2022 ©Getty Images

Chandigarh in India will host a Commonwealth Archery and Shooting Championships, which will count to the overall Birmingham 2022 medals table later in the year, it was officially announced today.

Focus is now turning towards Birmingham 2022 ©Getty Images

Following our 2019 General Assembly in Rwanda earlier this month, I can say with real confidence that the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is in an extremely strong place.

The Secretary-General says securing equal rights and fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is essential to achieving the sustainable development goals.

The modern Commonwealth is celebrating 70 years of vibrant life. Its rich history includes decisive action to end white minority rule in South Africa; strong support for effective democracy through election observations and peace-building initiatives; relentless advocacy for groups such as women and young people; significant voice for small and vulnerable countries and visionary leadership on emerging issues such as climate change and trade connectivity.