Friday, 1 August 2014

Commonwealth Games History

The commonwealth games used to be called the friendly games, the commonwealth games is a unique and friendly game.

The first commonwealth games was held in Canada in 1930.
In the commonwealth games 11 countries sent 400 athletes in 6 sports and 59 events.
The commonwealth games was not held in 1942 and 1946 because of the second world war.

Its sports have been changed a lot, and even it name.The British empire games were played in 1954 and 1966, it used to be called the British commonwealth games and it was played in 1970 to 1974, it was called the British empire games but in Canada it is called the commonwealth games which it is called this year.

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