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The Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia, starts on the 4th of April 2018. Tickets for the Games go on sale today https://www.gc2018.com/tickets#home General information about the Games sourced from this site – The 20km race walk for men and women will be a free event on 8 April 2018 held along the Currumbin Beach front, …

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The Queen’s message is being placed in the Queens baton for the Commonwealth Games today and it will be carried inside the Baton over 388 days before being read out at the Opening Ceremony, on the Gold Coast, Australia. The message is read aloud by The Queen or a representative of the Queen. Passport? Check! …

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The Commonwealth Games, Queen’s Baton Relay nominations open tomorrow 5 March 2017. The journey of the baton will be revealed and anyone can nominate to be a Baton bearer in the relay.     #QBR2018 https://www.gc2018.com/ The baton will travel around Australia for 100 days. If you know anyone who has race walked in a …

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The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is an eleven day sporting competition from 4-15 April 2018. Tickets will be available via a Ticket Request phase with further details on this process to be released in April 2017 on the web site. Sports: Athletics Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Cycling – Mountain Bike Cycling – Mountain …

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Is South Africa set to step down from hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games? From early reports, it seems like this will be the case. My Personal View: Personally, I feel that hosting a championship of this level would be to the detriment of our country. Yes, the games would create jobs, temporary jobs but jobs. …

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The first Commonwealth Games was in 1930, however the discipline of race walking was not included in the Games until 1966 and it was a 20mile men’s only race. In 1978 it changed to 30km men only. In 1990 it included a 10km race walk for women. In 1998 it changed to 20km and 50km …

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