Giants star eyes Commonwealth Games after a year to forget

Kiera Austin was on top of the netball world when she went down with her first serious injury during the Giants’ first game of the 2021 season. The 24-year-old had entered the campaign on the back of a stunning Diamonds debut during the Constellation Cup Series in March to secure her place as Australia’s newest […]

Seonaid McIntosh aims to add to family medals haul in Tokyo

Scottish shooter Seonaid McIntosh Scottish shooter Seonaid McIntosh could win Great Britain’s first medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday and elevate her family’s impressive sporting dynasty to rarefied heights. If the 25-year-old needed inspiration, then she does not have to look very far. Mother Shirley and sister Jennifer won nine Commonwealth Games shooting medals […]

Commonwealth and adidas Consortium Bring Back the Spirit of Discovery

Commonwealth has reunited with adidas Consortium, continuing a long-running collaboration by taking on the Response CL silhouette. The stand-out feature of the sneaker is the contrast between the lateral and medial sides of the shoe. For the lateral side, Commonwealth dressed the sneaker in a muted “Warm White” colorway, while the medial side comes in […]

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games: Start date pushed back by 24 hours

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will start 24 hours later than originally scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the sporting calendar. It will run from 28 July-8 August. The move will allow athletes competing at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon, United States – which finishes on 24 July – an extra day […]

Shooting set to be dropped from 2022 Commonwealth Games

SINGAPORE – Team Singapore are set to lose a valuable source of medals at the Commonwealth Games, as shooting moved a step closer to being dropped from the Birmingham 2022 Games. While shooting has been part of every Commonwealth Games since 1966 – except the 1970 Edinburgh edition – the executive board of the Commonwealth […]

Commonwealth champion Meghan celebrated by Secretary-General

Meghan is a hit with Commonwealth’s 2.4billion people because many can say the ‘mixed-race’ princess ‘looks like me’, says organisation’s secretary-general  Baroness Scotland described Meghan as a ‘young, vibrant, professional woman’ She said the Duchess’ background would be relevant to many across the globe  Citizens from Commonwealth 2.4bn population can say Meghan ‘looks like me’ The […]

Reality Check: Commonwealth countries where it is illegal to be gay

Gay rights activists from Commonwealth countries are demanding that laws banning homosexuality should be overturned. Campaigner Peter Tatchell has said people face violence and imprisonment just because they are gay. The British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, promised the Olympic diver Tom Daley that he would raise the issue at the Commonwealth summit. So, where is […]