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Commonwealth Games CEO David Grevemberg Says Games Still Relevant

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 01 / 15

Commonwealth Games CEO David Grevemberg said that the Games "are as relevant as ever," according to Tess Nichol of the NEW ZEALAND HERALD. Representatives from 71 Commonwealth nations and territories gathered in Auckland this week "for the annual general assembly of the Commonwealth Games Feder...

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