2022 Commonwealth Games
The 2022 Commonwealth Games will feature 71 countries from the Commonwealth. A host will be decided in future years. If the same schedule as the last three Games is used, the winning bid will be announced in November 2015.
- The coastal city in South Africa is planning a possible bid for the games following its decision not to bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics. If Durban were to host the games, it would be the first Commonwealth Games held in Africa.
- It has been indicated by Singapore's Director of the Sports Division in its Ministry of Community Development, Koh Peng Keng, that Singapore could potentially host the Commonwealth Games. Singapore hosted the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics and the 2009 Asian Youth Games.  Singapore also hosted various other Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), AFF, and AFC competitions.
- Hambantota bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games but lost to Gold Coast. Following their defeat Ajith Nivard who served as co-chairman of the bid suggested that Hambantota could bid again. Despite Hambantota's failure to secure the 2018 games, the city is moving ahead with the construction of most of the venues that would be needed to host the games.
- The Birmingham Post reported in 2009 that Birmingham is considering a bid for the 2022 or 2026 Commonwealth Games. The article suggested that venues such as the then proposed City of Birmingham Stadium could be used as well as as the National Exhibition Centre, National Indoor Arena, Villa Park and Sutton Park. Birmingham claims to have held more World Championships than any other British city in reference to the success of its sporting and leisure venues. Since publication of the article there have been no further reports.
- Bristol Mayor candidate Marvin Rees pledged to bid for either the 2022 or 2026 Games if elected in the forthcoming election. Bristol's two professional football sides Bristol City and Bristol Rovers have backed the proposal, with both sides proposed stadiums (Bristol City Stadium and UWE Stadium) expected to be part of the bid. Bristol Rugby have also endorsed the bid. Rees lost the election to independent George Ferguson and any bid is now unlikely.
- In 2009 it was suggested that Cardiff might bid for the 2022 Games, with some events to be held in Newport and Swansea. Cardiff City Council have confirmed they will bid for the 2026 games.
- Canada is interested in pursuing a bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Edmonton, Alberta has expressed interest in bidding on the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Edmonton previously hosted the 1978 Commonwealth Games.
- After the major earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011, the rebuilt city is planning to bid for the 2022 edition in order to introduce the city to the world. Christchurch previously hosted the Commonwealth Games (then British Commonwealth Games) in 1974. Christchurch's and any bid from the Oceania Region is now in doubt with the awarding of the 2018 games to Gold Coast, Australia.
Last modified on 13 May 2013, at 13:08
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