Leamington Spa bowled over to be part of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid

Home of Bowls England and the English National Bowls Championships revealed as Lawn Bowls and Para Lawn Bowls venue for Birmingham 2022 Bid News coincides with Queen’s Baton Relay visit to Victoria Park Royal Leamington Spa’s Victoria Park, home of Bowls England and the English National Bowls Championships, has today been revealed as the Lawn…

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Basketball and Urban Street Festival at the heart of Birmingham’s bid

3×3 Basketball and 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball added to Birmingham 2022 programme Their inclusion marks a hat-trick of firsts for the Commonwealth Games Birmingham’s Victoria Square will provide a stunning city centre venue Birmingham 2022’s Urban Street Festival will sit alongside Basketball at the heart of the Games Birmingham’s Victoria Square would transform into a sporting…

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Villa Park will host spectacular Rugby 7s tournament

Villa Park will host Rugby 7s in 2022 as part of Birmingham’s Bid Aston Villa CEO Keith Wyness says they will host a fantastic event England Rugby 7s legend James Rodwell is fully backing Birmingham  Rugby 7s is a fantastic showcase of sport, demonstrating energy, skill and passion, with both players and fans actively engaging…

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Backing the Birmingham 2022 Bid

Midlands athletes show their support for Birmingham’s 2022 Bid Birmingham shortlisted for the next phase of the 2022 Commonwealth Games UK Candidate City Selection Process Five talented young Midlands athletes from a range of sports gathered in Birmingham yesterday to reveal why they are backing Birmingham’s 2022 Commonwealth Games bid. The athletes also took the…

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Birmingham 2022 Bid celebrates a summer of sporting success for Midlands athletes

Athletes from across the Midlands have been celebrating sporting success this past few weeks Medals aplenty at the World Para Athletics Championships, World Aquatics Championships, Commonwealth Youth Games and EUBC European Women’s Junior Championships   It has been an incredible summer of sport for Midlands athletes, coinciding with Birmingham’s bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.…

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Brendan Foster joins Birmingham 2022 Bid team

Foster is an Olympic medallist and three-time Commonwealth Games medallist, including Commonwealth Games Champion for 10,000 metres Athletics Founder of the Great Run Company, which manages Great Birmingham Run, Great Birmingham 10k and Birmingham International Marathon Joins a strong team with sports and venues, major events, business and culture expertise Commonwealth Champion and legendary long-distance…

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West Midlands region to benefit from 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid

The West Midlands region will benefit from Birmingham 2022 with venues in Sandwell and Coventry announced today A new-build Aquatics Centre in Sandwell will be the only new facility for the Birmingham 2022 bid, hosting Swimming, Para Swimming and Diving Coventry’s Ericsson Indoor Arena at the Ricoh Arena will host Netball Villa Park to host…

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University of Birmingham backs the Birmingham 2022 Bid

University of Birmingham to host Hockey and Squash for Birmingham 2022 Facilities at University of Birmingham will also be used as training venues Volunteering and career development opportunities for thousands of young people Birmingham 2022 today announces its partnership with University of Birmingham for its 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid. University of Birmingham is one of…

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Birmingham reveals world class indoor arenas for 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

Four indoor arenas in Birmingham and Solihull to host seven sports NEC central to Birmingham’s bid 95% of venues identified for Birmingham 2022 already built Building on Birmingham’s ability to deliver major international events Birmingham today reveals four indoor arenas in the Birmingham and Solihull area that will play a pivotal role in delivering its…

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Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid Backgrounder

Sitting at the heart of the UK, and standing for the diversity of the Commonwealth, Birmingham is well positioned to attract people to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and to ensure that the benefits of hosting extend from the city and region, to the UK and the Commonwealth. The advancement of the UK’s global role and…

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