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Aug 19, 2019, 11:40 ET Commonwealth Games Canada brings its award-winning international development through sport program home with new "Sport for Newcomers" initiative

SportWORKS Program To Provide Sport Opportunities to Edmonton and Toronto Newcomer Youth OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - A key part of Commonwealth Games Canada's (CGC) Mission is to "enhance the lives ...


Jul 02, 2019, 10:42 ET Commonwealth Games Canada and Kukri Sports Renew Their Partnership for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Kukri Sports Named Official Apparel Partner for Team Canada 2022 OTTAWA, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) and Kukri Sports today announced the renewal of their partnership as...


Jun 20, 2019, 15:25 ET Prince Harry Bestows Commonwealth Games Canada's Sportworks Program with an Innovation for Sustainable Development Award

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) is proud to announce its SportWORKS program is the recipient of an Innovation for Sustainable Development Award recently proffered by the ...


Apr 15, 2018, 09:40 ET Canada wraps the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with a total of 82 medals!

Green and Yellow Wave – Host Australians Surf To the Top With 198 Medals GOLD COAST, Australia, April 15, 2018 /CNW/ - On the last day of competition at these XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, it ...


Apr 14, 2018, 10:11 ET Gold Coast 2018 - April 14 2018 - Day 10 results and looking ahead at Team Canada action on day 11

** BREAKING NEWS ** Erica Wiebe to Carry Flag for Canada GOLD COAST, Australia, April 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Wrestler Erica Wiebe of Stittsville ON has been announced as the 2018 Commonwealth Games closing ...


Apr 13, 2018, 10:50 ET Gold Coast 2018 - April 13 2018 - Day 9 results and looking ahead at Team Canada action on day 10

GOLD COAST, Australia, April 13, 2018 /CNW/ - 14 medals for Canada on Day 9: 2 gold, 5 silver and 7 bronze- Total to Date: 74 Athletics Gold - Women's Pole Vault - Alysha Newman Silver- Women's...


Apr 12, 2018, 11:37 ET Gold Coast 2018 - April 12, 2018 - Day 8 Results and Looking Ahead at Team Canada Action on Day 9

GOLD COAST, Australia, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ - 13 medals for Canada on Day 8: 4 gold, 7 silver and 2 bronze- Total to Date: 60 Athletics Gold - Women's Long Jump - Crystabel Nettey Silver - Men's Pole ...


Apr 10, 2018, 11:49 ET Gold Coast 2018 - April 10, 2018 - Day 6 results and looking ahead at Team Canada action on day 7

7 medals for Canada on Day 6: 1 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze - Total to Date: 44 Swimmer Taylor Ruck Equals the Record for Most Medals Won by an Athlete in a Single Games – 8! GOLD COAST, Australia,...


Apr 09, 2018, 11:08 ET Gold Coast 2018 - April 9, 2018 - Day 5 results and looking ahead at Team Canada Action on day 6

5 medals for Canada on Day 5: 2 silver and 3 bronze- Total to Date: 37 GOLD COAST, Australia, April 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Artistic Gymnastics Silver - Cory Paterson - Men's Horizontal Bar Bronze - Shallon...


Apr 08, 2018, 10:22 ET Gold Coast 2018 - April 8, 2018 - Day 4 results and looking ahead at Team Canada action on day 5

14 medals for Canada on Day 4: 2 gold, 8 silver and 4 bronze GOLD COAST, Australia, April 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Athletics Silver - Men's 5000m - Mohammed Ahmed – first time he has been on a podium at a...


Apr 07, 2018, 10:19 ET Gold Coast 2018 - April 7, 2018 - Day 3 results and looking ahead at Team Canada action on day 4

7 medals for Canada on Day 3: 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze GOLD COAST, Australia, April 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Artistic Gymnastics – Gold – Ellie Black – despite falling on the beam, Black earned the top...


Apr 06, 2018, 11:13 ET Gold Coast 2018 - April 6, 2018 - Day 2 results and looking ahead at Team Canada action on day 3

4 medals for Canada on Day 2: 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze GOLD COAST, Australia, April 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Artistic Gymnastics - Women's team event – GOLD - after missing out on medals at Glasgow 2014, ...


Apr 05, 2018, 10:29 ET Gold Coast 2018 - Day 1 (April 5) results and looking ahead at Team Canada action on day 2

7 medals for Canada on Day 1: 1 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze GOLD COAST, Australia, April 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Swimming – Taylor Ruck won Canada's first gold of the Games at the Optus Aquatic Centre with...


Apr 04, 2018, 20:29 ET Gold Coast 2018 - Looking ahead at Team Canada action on day 1

Who will win Canada's first medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games??? GOLD COAST, Australia, April 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Team Canada is set to roll on Day 1 of the XXI Commonwealth Games, with a total of 19...


Mar 27, 2018, 09:17 ET 283 athletes set to compete for Canada at 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games!

Team Targets Over 100 Medals On Way To Top 3 Finish GOLD COAST, Australia, March 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) is proud to announce the 283 athletes who will be representing Team...


Feb 27, 2018, 14:00 ET Two-time Commonwealth gold medallist Meaghan Benfeito named Canadian Team Flagbearer in Gold Coast!

Commonwealth and Olympic Medallist in Diving to Lead Canada at Opening Ceremony OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) congratulates diver Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal on her...


Feb 26, 2018, 12:37 ET Media Advisory - Canadian Team Flagbearer for Gold Coast 2018

To Be Announced Tomorrow! OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - WHAT: Announcement of Team Canada's Flagbearer for 2018 Commonwealth Games WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 1:30pm WHERE: Beach Blast 15 Leswyn Rd,...


Jan 30, 2018, 18:20 ET Squash Athletes Nominated to 2018 Commonwealth Games

Canadians set sights on podium performances in the Gold Coast, April 4 OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's dynamic duo are set to strike for match point on the courts of Australia's Gold Coast for ...


Jan 24, 2018, 13:18 ET Cycling Canada names 18 athletes to the 2018 Gold Coast Team

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada and Cycling Canada announced today the nine women and nine men who will represent Canada in the cycling events at the XXI Commonwealth Games in ...


Jan 10, 2018, 15:10 ET Athletics Canada nominates 46 athletes to Canada's 2018 Commonwealth Games team

OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Athletics Canada announced today the 46 athletes (including one guide) who have been nominated to represent Canada at the 2018 Commonwealth Games taking place in Gold...


Dec 12, 2017, 13:10 ET Boxing Canada Nominates Seven Boxers to 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Boxing Canada is proud to nominate the seven boxers who will represent Canada as they step into the ring at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia April...


Nov 20, 2017, 14:44 ET Bowls Canada Nominates 10 Athletes to Canada's 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Strong Canadian presence for the greens of the 2018 Commonwealth Games OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Bowls Canada Boulingrin is pleased to nominate 10 athletes to represent Canada on the Australian...


Nov 17, 2017, 18:10 ET Official Team Uniform for 2018 Canadian Commonwealth Games Team Unveiled Today in Ottawa

International Sportswear Manufacturer Kukri Sports Showcases Podium and Casual Wear OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) today unveiled the official Team uniform that Team...


Aug 29, 2017, 16:12 ET Canadian Basketball Debuts at 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The official match schedule for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Basketball competition has been unveiled, with the opening games of the tournament taking place on ...


Aug 29, 2017, 13:45 ET Commonwealth Games Canada Welcomes Minister Kent Hehr as Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities

OTTAWA, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) congratulates the Honourable Kent Hehr on his appointment as the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities. CGC looks forward to...