Commonwealth Games 2026

AWARDS AND SPORTS

  • The Commonwealth Games 2026 will be hosted in Victoria, Australia for the second time, after Melbourne hosted the 2006 event.
  • It will be the sixth time that Australia has staged the Commonwealth Games.
  • The 2026 Games will be held in four regional hubs in the towns of Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo and Gippsland, each with its own athletes' village.
  • The opening ceremony will be held at Australia's largest sports stadium, the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
  • So far, 16 sports were confirmed for the 2026 Games.
  • The last edition of the commonwealth games was held in Australia’s Gold Coast in Queensland and it is known as the "Friendly Games"

Facts to know:

 

  • The 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in Birmingham between July and August.
  • Commonwealth Games Federation was established in 1932.
  • Headquarters of Commonwealth Games Federation: London, England.
  • President of Commonwealth Games Federation: Mr.Louise Martin.
Commonwealth Games 2026
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