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Tag: Gold coast games 2018

  • Friday, January 26th 2018 - 07:41 UTC

    Falklands' 26-competitor team to Commonwealth Games in Australia

    Prior to the Gold Coast 2018 Games, Summers and Brownlee will represent the Falklands at the Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly in March

    The Falkland Islands will be sending a team of 26 competitors and officials to the 21st Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast Australia in April. Two sports will be represented: badminton and various shooting disciplines and the whole event will run from April 4 -15.

  • Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 - 10:16 UTC

    Gold Coast 2018 Queen's Baton Relay has arrived in Scotland

    Michael Jamieson, an Olympic and Commonwealth silver medal-winning swimmer, was the first Baton bearer when it arrived at the Glasgow School of Sport

    The Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) arrived in Scotland, marking the 42nd stop on its global tour in the build-up to next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. The Baton arrived from England and previously from the Falkland Islands (12 to 15 August).

  • Wednesday, August 16th 2017 - 19:14 UTC

    Queen's Baton Relay of Commonwealth Games arrived in the Falkland Islands

    The Falkland Islands were the 39th location on the baton's 388 day, 230 000 KM, 70+ leg journey.(Pic BFSAI)

    The Queen's Baton Relay of the Commonwealth Games has arrived in the Falkland Islands. The baton carries a message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Head of the Commonwealth, and is travelling around the world prior to the beginning of the Commonwealth Games in April 2018. This tradition began in 1958. The baton visit was organised by the Falkland Islands Overseas Games Association (FIOGA)