The Empire to Commonwealth Project

Athletic Games

With the return of the Olympic Games to the modern era, The British Empire Games were created to bring nations under British Rule closer together.  Over the period of time the name changed from Empire Games, to Empire & British Commonwealth through to the Commonwealth Games of today.  Images are collated from Wikipedia sites.

Empire Games

The Empire Games

 

 

 

1930 

1st - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

1934 

2nd - London, England

1938 

3rd - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Empire & Commonwealth Games

Empire & Commonwealth Games

 

 

 

1950 

4th - Auckland, New Zealand

1954 

5th - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

1958 

6th - Cardiff, Wales

 

 

 

 1962

7th - Perth, Western Austalia, Australia

1966 

8th - Kingston, Jamaica

 

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Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games

The 1970 & 1974 games were 'British Commonwealth' Games.  Thereafter all games were 'Commonwealth'

   

 

 

 

 

 1970

9th - Edinburgh, Scotland

1974 

10th - Christchurch, New Zealand

1978 

11th - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

 

 

1982 

12th - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

1986

13th - Edinburgh, Scotland

 1990

14th - Auckland, New Zealand

 

 

 

 1994

15th - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

 1998

16th - Kuala Lumur, Malaysia

 2002

17th - Manchester, England

 

 

 2006

18th - Melbourne, Australia

2010

19th - Delhi, India

2014

20th - Glasgow, Scotland

 

 

 

2018

21st - Queensland, Australia

 

 

 

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Youth Commonwealth Games

Youth Commonwealth Games

 

 

 

 

 

 2000

1st - Edinburgh, Scotland

 2004

2nd - Bendigo, Australia

2008 

3rd - Pune, India

 

 

 

 2011

4th - Isle of Man

 2015

5th - Samoa

 

 

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