The Queen’s Baton Relay begins its 5-day journey across Wales tomorrow morning Arriving in Holyhead at 8am, the QBR begins Day 1 with an RNLI lifeboat trip and multi-sport activities in the town, before moving on to Bethesda at 1pm where it will engage with 3 local schools: Ysgol Llanllechid, Ysgol Dyffyn Ogwen and Ysgol…

The students’ leggings design will be worn by Team Wales Athletes at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games Wales and their partner, the University of South Wales worked with the Fashion Design course, running a competition for students to win the opportunity to design the leggings worn by Team Wales athletes at this summer’s…

CGW confirms the first 11 Para athletes who will compete in Birmingham this summer Commonwealth Games Wales are pleased to announce that eleven athletes have qualified to represent Wales in the Para Swimming, Table Tennis, Triathlon, and the IV Lawn Bowls competitions at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Grace Williams and Joshua Stacey will represent…

Queen’s Baton Relay route through Wales revealed, spending 5 days in Wales between 29 June and 3 July The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit several locations during its journey through Wales this summer, as the full route is now revealed. Birmingham 2022 is hosting the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay –…

CGW are pleased to announce the 2022 Women’s Table Tennis team Following Table Tennis’s qualification earlier this year, the following athletes have been selected to compete in the Women’s Table Tennis event at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The women’s team will consist of: Charlotte Carey, Anna Hursey, Chloe Thomas Wu Zhang, and Lara Whitton.…

The CGF confirms the 2026 Commonwealth Games will be hosted by the State of Victoria in Australia Following successful discussions between the CGF, Commonwealth Games Australia and the State of Victoria, it was agreed the region would become the 2026 stage of the major multi-sport event. The predominantly regional 2026 Commonwealth Games will be the…

We are excited to announce that Edgbaston Park Hotel will be the Team Wales House for #B2022 Commonwealth Games Wales is pleased to announce that Edgbaston Park Hotel, part of the University of Birmingham group, will become the Team Wales House for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The house will be home to Team Wales…

7 athletes join the Team Wales list of qualifiers this summer The Commonwealth Games Federation have confirmed that seven Team Wales Weightlifters have officially qualified for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Welsh Weightlifters have won over 50 Commonwealth medals since first appearing in the 1954 Vancouver Commonwealth Games, with Gareth Evans winning Wales’s first gold…

Tuesday April 19th marks 100 days to go until Birmingham 2022 With only 100 days to go until Birmingham 2022, here’s a reminder of what to expect over the next few months… Team Wales’s campaign ‘The summit of our aspirations’ was launched last October on 300 days to go. The campaign focuses on building a…

Table Tennis Wales have guaranteed their place in Birmingham confirming Callum Evans as the first athlete to be named in Team Wales The Table Tennis and Para Table Tennis event will be held at the NEC (National Exhibition Centre) on from the first day of competition on July 29th 2022. The Women’s team have also…

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is on the way to Wales! Ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games this July, the Queen’s Baton Relay will travel through Wales before heading into England and finally up to Birmingham for the Opening Ceremony on July 28th at the Alexander Stadium. The Wales leg will begin in…

Cefn Fforest Primary School play host to Commonwealth Day Wales This Commonwealth Day, Team Wales’s celebrations took place at Cefn Fforest Primary school in Blackwood, Caerphilly, a school which has been a huge support to Team Wales over the years, driven by their passion for sport, inclusivity and giving opportunities to every pupil in their…

Wales Netball join the list of qualifiers for this summer’s games The Commonwealth Games Federation confirmed today that Team Wales Netball has officially qualified for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Welsh Netball team follow Hockey, who was also announced this week.  Netball has appeared in every games since making its debut in Kuala Lumpur…

Commonwealth Games Federation confirms Welsh Hockey has qualified for the games this summer The CGF has announced today that Team Wales Hockey will join the list of qualifiers for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. This will be the sport’s seventh Games, with Hockey featuring in every Games since its debut in Kuala Lumpur in 1998, as…

The Queen’s Baton Relay will begin it’s journey in Anglesey on June 29th travelling through Wales over five days. Her Majesty The Queen launched the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in October last year. The Baton will arrive in North Wales from Northern Ireland, travelling to towns, villages and…