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11 February 2014


Sports Vocabulary

EXTREME SPORTS- British Council


The Commonwealth Games
The Commonwealth Games is an international sporting event involving athletes from 70 nations and territories connected with the Commonwealth.

Commonwealth Countries Map

Commonwealth Youth Games
The first Commonwealth Youth Games were held in Edinburgh, Scotland in August 2000 where 733 Athletes from 14 countries competed in 8 sports over 3 days. The second edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games took place in Bendigo, Australia in December 2004 and saw over 1000 athletes and officials from 22 countries in a 10 sport programme. The third Youth Games were held in the Indian city of Pune from 12 - 18 October 2008 where 71 nations and territories participated in 9 sports.

Commonwealth Games and Para Sports For the first time in Games history, indeed at any multi-sport event in the world, a number of Para-Sports were included in a fully inclusive Sports Programme in Manchester 2002. 20 countries sent both male and female elite athletes with a disability to complete in 10 events across 5 different Para-Sports: Athletics, Lawn Bowls, Swimming, Table Tennis and Weightlifting.

Paralympic Sports Games A guide of 28 paralympic sports.

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