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XXI Commonwealth Games 04 - 18 Apr 2018

The Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games is a unique, world class, multi-sports event which is held once every four years.

Seventy-one Commonwealth countries and Overseas Territories took part in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It drew around 6,500 athletes and officials, competing in 17 sports across 40 venues and had a global audience of around 1.5 billion. President Tony Tan attended the Games and Singapore won 17 medals, including 8 gold medals.

XXI Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast Australia

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen.


As the first regional Australian city to ever host a Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast will celebrate a great Games in a great city leaving great memories and great benefits for all. The city will shine on the world sporting stage and the promotional exposure for business, trade, investment, tourism and events will herald a new era in the region’s growth and maturity.


The GC2018 brand embraces the three pillars of - The Place, The Event and The Sport.


On 4 April 2018, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 71 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast for an 11 day sporting and cultural event.

The event is unprecedented in our city’s history, and is destined to define our future.

With the proud support of close to 15,000 passionate and friendly volunteers, a spectacle of 18 sports and 7 para-sports will be contested and broadcast to a cumulative global audience of 1.5 billion.

GC2018 will be an extraordinary event, hosted in a truly spectacular location.

Those watching at home will enjoy a glimpse of the magic. Those that choose to attend will enjoy an electrifying experience they will remember for the rest of their lives. Long after history is written, they will forever know that they were there to Share the Dream on the Gold Coast.

Share the Dream is the expression at the heart of our brand. It is an articulation of who we are, what we believe, our values and our very reason for being. It will guide us as we bring our brand to life, defining our actions, our deeds, our culture and our communications. It is a living expression of our brand’s essence.

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