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History of the Commonwealth Games
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This lesson details the history of the Commonwealth Games and talks about it’s evolution over time.

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  1. 02 4b Gold Cocst 20(8 The Commonwealth Games


  2. Festival of Empire Held in the city of London in 1911 Celebrated the coronation of King George V .Teams from Australia, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom participated


  3. British Empire Games . Held in Hamilton, Ontario Canada in 1930 . Included 400 participants from 11 countries


  4. The evolution of the Commonwealth Games Took place every 4 years since 1930 o Except in 1942 and 1946 due to WW2 Known as the British Empire Games Then known as the British Commonwealth Games Called just the Commonwealth Games since 1978


  5. The foundation of the Commonwealth Games . Founded on the basis of history . All the participants can speak to each other in English (the common language) . Thus known as the Friendly Games


  6. A few major cities have hosted the games Vancouver 1954 Sydney 1938 Kuala Lumpur 1998 .Melbourne 2006


  7. The games in Cardiff . Held in 1958 Grown exponentially Accommodated 35 nations and 122 athletes in 9 sports Did not include South Africa


  8. The games in Edmonton Held in 1978 The Commonwealth Games got it's final name Legendary Jamaican sprinter Don Quarrie won his third 100 m Gold


  9. The records Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, Scotland & Wales have attended every Commonwealth Games . Australia is the highest achieving team


  10. The new additions JARVIS TAYLOR WILLIAMS Kuala Lumpur 1998 saw the introduction of team sports like Cricket, Netball, Hockey and Rugby Melbourne 2006 saw the introduction of Basketbal