The very first Commonwealth Games were held in Hamilton, Canada in the year 1930. Canadian Athlete, Bobby Robinson was the key force behind the start of the games as he finally put talks that were taking place for decades into practice.
In 2002, for the first time in the Games history was included in a fully inclusive sports program with full medal event for elite athletes with a disability (EAD) such as Athletics, Lawn Bowls, Swimming, Table Tennis and Weightlifting. Raisa Daimary writes.
Larger than life and cuddly, Mascots add a lighter element to the competitions. They not only paint a pretty picture but present the attitude and temperament of the Games. Raisa Daimary writes.
The Queen's Baton is the biggest symbol of the Commonwealth Games. Mithun Mukherjee takes you on a journey to find out more about this important symbol…