Women’s British weightlifting clean and jerk record holder Rebekah Tiler will be England’s flagbearer for the upcoming Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, Samoa, it has been announced.
Commonwealth Youth Games
A series of initiatives and public engagement activities will take place at next month's Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa, it was announced today.
Problems with the planned athletics venue look set to force major changes to the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, insidethegames understands.
CGF chief executive Grevemberg visits Samoa to inspect final preparations ahead of Commonwealth Youth Games
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg has completed a visit to Apia to assess the Samoan capital’s final preparations ahead of hosting the Commonwealth Youth Games from September 5 to 11.
In just 100 days, the fifth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games will get underway in the Samoan capital Apia, where up to 1,000 athletes aged 14 to 18 will represent their country and compete for 107 gold medals in nine sports.
By Duncan Mackay
Twenty three-time Paralympic medallist Matthew Cowdrey has been appointed general manager of Australia's team for this year's Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa, it has been announced.
Exclusive: $4.4 million budget for 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games submitted to Saint Lucia Government
By David Owen at the Marriott CasaMagna in Puerto Vallarta
A budget of $4.4 million (£2.9 million/€3.7 million) for the preparation and delivery of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Castries has been submitted to the Government of Saint Lucia.
By Gary Anderson
To mark a year to go until the start of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa it has been announced that a focus on the needs and contributions of young people is to be the theme of next year's Commonwealth Day.
By Tom Degun in St Kitts and Nevis
November 13 - Castries, the capital of St Lucia, has been chosen to host the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017, it has been announced.