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Commonwealth Games

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

Third edition

Published by Berkshire Publishing Group

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9781933782676
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190622695
Commonwealth Games

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The Commonwealth Games are a large, international, multi-sport festival held every four years. Athletes come from nations and territories that are members of the British Commonwealth. As with the Olympics, the games draw athletes from all regions of the world. They have also faced the same issues of international politics, terrorism, and economic inequalities that face all international sporting events. Nonetheless, the games have continued to grow and prosper.

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