It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Her Majesty the Queen Helen Phillips MBE, Chair of Commonwealth Games Wales said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Royal Family at this very sad time with the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth. As Head of the Commonwealth, and our longest…

After another successful year for Team Wales at the Commonwealth Games, here are some of the top highlights Birmingham 2022 saw Wales finish 8th in the medal table, coming home with 28 medals; 8 Gold, 6 Silver, and 14 Bronze. With 201 athletes across 15 sports, the 2022 games saw Team Wales feature more para…

A strong finish for Team Wales Welsh Table Tennis history made Diving  Our final competitors of Birmingham 2022 were Aidan Heslop and Ruby Thorne in the Mixed synchronized 10m diving. Preparations have been difficult due to Ruby having a perforated eardrum and being unable to train. Despite this setback the pair did brilliantly securing 5…

GOLD! Gold for Josh in Table Tennis Athletics saw lots of Welsh people in the lineup 8th place for Geraint Thomas in his last Commonwealth Games Table Tennis Joshua Stacey – Gold Medal Match  Josh upgraded his Bronze from Gold Coast to a gold with a win over Ma Lin. A tense start saw the…

Wales continue to pick up medals on day 9! Gold for Gemma Frizelle in Rhythmic Gymnastics – Hoop. Three bronze medals in the ring for Team Wales. Boxing  An incredible day for Welsh boxing. First up, Jake Dodd claimed the bronze medal in is flyweight bout. Then 2018 silver medalist, Rosie Eccles showed great intensity…

History was made for Team Wales! Silver in the Lawn Bowls Para-Mixed Pairs Some progressions to next stages! Netball It was the final day on the court for Sara Moore’s squad, as they played in the 7-8th classification match. They started the first quarter strongly, going into the first break 17-13. However, Malawi fought back…

Some brilliant progress for Team Wales Netball Wales vs Barbados  Wales played their final preliminary match again Barbados at the NEC. Wales took the lead in the first quarter 18-10, and went into the second half with an 11 goal lead (34-23). Going into the final quarter 46-33 and closing the game with a comfortable…

The Medals do not stop on Day 6 for Wales! Aled Davies becomes Commonwealth Games Champion for his first time winning Gold in Discus Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay beat Welsh Record in swimming Natalie Powell takes Silver in Judo NETBALL South Africa vs Wales A strong start for Wales in the first quarter as it…

Wales continue to pick up medals on Day 5! Lawn Bowls win Gold in the men’s pairs Olivia Breen wins gold in the T37/T38 100m  A bronze in Judo thanks to Jasmin Hacker-Jones ATHLETICS/PARA ATHLETICS Olivia Breen ran the race of her life to claim gold in the women’s T37/38 100m and secure a PB.…

Passionate Team Wales fans show their support in Birmingham! Men’s triples lawn bowls sweep a Bronze medal Team Wales fans dominate crowds as support grows for the team Last day of track cycling BOXING Jake Dodd was first up for Team Wales in the ring on Monday Afternoon. The 27-year-old was up against Lesotho’s Kolobe…

Team Wales scoop 6 medals on Super Sunday! 6 medals won in total on Day 3 2x Swimming, 4x Track Cycling Strong performances across the sports SWIMMING A medal run in the evening session with Lily Rice and Medi Harris both winning Bronze in their finals. Joe Small (Medi’s boyfriend) also qualified for the men’s…

Personal bests, season bests and a Welsh record! A strong day 2 for Team Wales Emma Finucane clinches a bronze medal in the women’s sprint (cycling) New Welsh record set in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay Season bests by Dewi Griffiths, Clara Evans and Nata in the Marathon LAWN BOWLS It’s been a highly successful…

A strong start for Team Wales on Day 1 of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games! An early medal tally for Team Wales on Day 1 of the Games 1x Silver, 1x Bronze for Cycling (see below) New Welsh record in the pool thanks to Lewis Frazer Inspiring performances all round, with heats and qualifiers continuing for…

For the first time, two athletes will lead Team Wales out at the Opening Ceremony for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Team Wales today announced the two athletes who will carry the Welsh flag at the opening ceremony on Thursday 28 July, 2022. Geraint Thomas (Cycling) and Tesni Evans (Squash) will lead Team Wales out…

With 24 hours to go, Team Wales have revealed their formal wear for the Birmingham 2022 Opening Ceremony, designed by world-famous Welsh fashion designer Julien Macdonald Julien Macdonald worked with Commonwealth Games Wales, the body responsible for taking Team Wales to the Commonwealth Games, and Team Wales athletes to design and produce the formal wear…

The team representing Wales prepare for Commonwealth Games Appearance With just 1 week to go before Team Wales begin to compete at the XXII Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, here’s what you need to know about Team Wales key announcements, highlights and Birmingham news ahead of the Games: The athletes: 201 athletes will represent Team Wales…

Anwen Butten announced as Team Wales Captain for Birmingham 2022 With three weeks to go until the start of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Anwen Butten (Welsh Bowls) has been announced as Team Captain for Team Wales. Anwen Butten is one of Wales’ most experienced Commonwealth Games athletes, having represented Wales at every Games since…

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…