Britain asks cities to take over 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Britain asked its cities on Friday to draw up detailed plans to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games, as it prepared a bid to take over the athletics event from dropped host Durban.

The English cities of Liverpool and Birmingham have already expressed an interest – as have Sydney and Melbourne in Australia – in replacing Durban, which lost the right to hold the games following a trail of missed deadlines and financial problems.

“Hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022 could give us an opportunity to step up and show the very best of Global Britain as an outward-looking nation that...


Britain asks cities to take over 2022 Commonwealth Games


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