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England Confirms Interest In Hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 01 / 17

England "has been confirmed as one of four competing countries to have submitted an expression of interest" in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, according to the BBC. Australia, Canada and Malaysia "are also interested" in hosting the event, which was stripped from Durban, South Africa, in M...

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