Birmingham reaffirms ability to host Commonwealth Games

Alexander Stadium - focal point of Birmingham's 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham has submitted a revised bid to the Commonwealth Games Federation in a final attempt to convince the body it can act as host city for the 2022 event. The city had thought it had secured the sporting event after it was the only city to submit a bid before the September 30 deadline. Birmingham was thought to be the only contender after the only viable rival, Kuala Lumpur, dropped out of the bidding to focus on the 2026 event. However, the CGF reopened the bidding for the 2022 Games after it judged Birmingham’s bid a... For the full story register now for free or login below...