The 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have now come to a close and we send a huge congratulations to all of the athletes who competed. Thank you for representing Australia!
Here on the Gold Coast we are the proud hosts of the 2018 Commonwealth Games! It's the 5th time that Australia will host the games, but the first time for the Gold Coast! All of the action will be held from the 4-15 April 2018 at various sporting venues across the Gold Coast.
Sports on the games program include Aquatics (Swimming and Diving)â€¨- Athletics (Track & Field, Marathon, Walks)â€¨- Badmintonâ€¨- Basketball (M/W),â€¨- Boxing,â€¨- Cycling (Track, Road, Mountain Bike),â€¨- Gymnastics (Artistic/Rhythmic)â€¨- Hockey (M/W),â€¨- Lawn Bowlsâ€¨- Netball (W)â€¨- Rugby 7sâ€¨- Shooting (Clay Target, Fullbore Rifle, Pistol, Target Rifle)â€¨- Squashâ€¨- Table Tennisâ€¨- Triathlonâ€¨- Weightliftingâ€¨- Wrestling (Freestyle).â€¨
Pro-surfer and Gold Coast local, Mick Fanning, is also pushing for surfing to be included in the games. What better location to launch surfing into the Commonwealth Games than the Gold Coast! Fingers crossed Mick.
If you'd like more information about the games visit 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast. For your next trip to the Gold Coast, look no further than the self-contained convenience of Southern Cross Apartments in beautiful Burleigh Heads!