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Montevideo, May 25th 2018 - 22:44 UTC

Tag: Commonwealth Games Australia 2018

  • Thursday, April 5th 2018 - 08:19 UTC

    Falklands' 14 strong team takes on the challenge of the Commonwealth Games

    This is the tenth Commonwealth Games that the Falklands have participated in and this time will be competing alongside more than 6,600 athletes and team officials

    Wednesday marked the opening ceremony of the 21st Commonwealth Games which are being held from 4 -15 April at the Gold Coast in Australia. This is the tenth Commonwealth Games that the Falkland Islands have participated in and this time they will be competing alongside more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories.

  • Tuesday, March 13th 2018 - 20:44 UTC

    Falkland Islanders mark Commonwealth Day with a range of events

    Mike Betts (second from left) with the other UK Overseas Territory Representatives outside Westminster Abbey yesterday for the Commonwealth Service.

    On six continents around the globe, the currently 53 countries of the Commonwealth marked Commonwealth Day earlier in the week. The day included messages to the Commonwealth from Her Majesty the Queen as well as the UK Prime Minister, both of which have been covered by MercoPress. However, the Falkland Islands also reaffirmed its ties to the Commonwealth over recent days both within the Islands and elsewhere in the world.