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Taking place from 28 July to 8 August, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase the West Midlands on the global stage.

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7th Apr 2021

Triathlete Jodie Stimpson: “We’re not quiet folk!”

Black Country triathlete Jodie can’t wait for cheering home crowds at Birmingham 2022

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22nd Mar 2021

Official Mascot Revealed: Meet Perry

The official mascot for Birmingham 2022 has been revealed as Perry the bull

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18th Mar 2021

Legacy Plan outlines Commonwealth Games Firsts

Our impact on jobs, skills, education, culture, physical activity and investment

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See the preparations unfold as we prepare to host the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

April 2018

Goodbye Gold Coast

Gold Coast closing ceremony and handover to Birmingham

June 2019

Commonwealth Games Bill

Introduced to the House of Lords

July 2019

Start the countdown

Three years to go celebration

August 2019

New Sports Announced

Birmingham 2022 is set to have the largest ever female and para sport programme in history

Q1 2020

Construction commences

at Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Q2 2020

Construction Commences

at Alexander Stadium

July 2020

Virtual Mascot Summit

to launch the #MascotMaker design competition

July 2020

2 Years to Go

New Venue: Smithfield

Q3 2021

Volunteering launch

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Q3 2021

365 days to go

One year to go celebration

8 August 2022

Closing ceremony

Dates are subject to change

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Aquatics – Diving

From the 1m springboard to the imposing 10m platform, divers from across the Commonwealth will demonstrate control, poise, flexibility and precision.

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Aquatics – Swimming and Para Swimming

The four strokes of freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly will showcase the diversity of individual swimmers, including some of the Commonwealth’s finest para swimmers who will showcase dynamic strength and technique.

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Athletics (Marathon)

Throwers, jumpers and sprinters put their bodies and minds to the test in this classic event...

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Athletics and Para Athletics

Throwers, jumpers and sprinters put their bodies and minds to the test in this classic event...

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This is the fastest racket sport in the world, where athletes need speed, power and agility in order to win…

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Basketball 3X3 & Wheelchair Basketball 3X3

Feel the frenetic energy of 3X3 Basketball where teamwork, tactics and athleticism converge during one intense 10 minute period...

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Beach Volleyball

See teams desperately fight to keep the ball off the ground in this energetic sand soaked tournament...

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Witness contenders maintain focus, speed and composure through powerful bouts of boxing...

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Cricket T20

Women from across the Commonwealth will step up to bat, field and bowl in what promises to be one of the crowning jewels of Birmingham 2022.

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Cycling – Mountain Bike

Thundering around an incredibly challenging off-road course, the mountain bike competition will take place at the renowned Cannock Chase Forest.

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Cycling – Road Race

Powering along West Midland roads, this two-wheeled time trial will see athletes pushed to the very edge of their physical and psychological limits.

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Cycling – Time Trial

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Cycling – Track and Para Track

The sleek, polished walls of the velodrome allow powerful cyclists and para-cyclists to reach eye-watering speeds.

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Gymnastics – Artistic

In an incredible display of human performance, watch the Commonwealth’s most talented gymnasts execute routines in the discipline of Artistic Gymnastics

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Gymnastics – Rhythmic

In an incredible display of human performance, watch the Commonwealth’s most talented gymnasts execute routines in disciplines of Rhythmic Gymnastics.

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Players display heroic determination in this strategic field sport as they enter into ferocious tackles and intercept powerful passes...

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Explosive athletes throw their way to victory in this iconic martial arts event...

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Lawn Bowls and Para Lawn Bowls

Sharp shooting bowlers vie for position as they attempt to topple their opponents to be closest to the jack...

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With meticulously planned formations and astute tactics, this tournament of netball promises to be full of energy, teamwork and tension...

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Para Powerlifting

Para Powerlifting represents the ultimate test of upper body strength, with competitors often lifting more than three times their own body weight.

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Rugby Sevens

Watch this rapid paced showdown where teams of seven rugby players go head-to-head over two seven minute halves...

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One of the most intensely demanding racket sports in the Games. Athletes will need stamina and power if they want to beat their opponents...

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Table Tennis and Para Table Tennis

Incredible focus and coordination is on show as singles, doubles and teams try to dominate opponents in explosive, fast-paced game-play...

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Triathlon and Para Triathlon

This punishing endurance event will see athletes swim, cycle and run as they battle against the clock in a race to the podium...

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Tension builds as athletes work their way through increasingly unmanageable weights in this display of super-human strength.

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A display of strategy and technique will unfold as opponents grapple, throw and pin their way to victory…

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