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2022 – Commonwealth Games: Olympia Paris 2024 “to learn from Birmingham” about sustainability

The Aquatic Center is the only permanent sports facility being built for the Paris 2024 Games, along with Le Bourget climbing wall. Paris organizers say they will learn from Birmingham’s approach to hosting the Commonwealth Games as they seek to significantly reduce the event’s environmental impact. Paris 2024 wants its emissions to be 50% lower than the 2012 and 2016 ...

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2022 – The Guardian view on the Birmingham Commonwealth Games: an optimistic experience | Editorial Board

TOh she was nothing if not selective. The 2022 Commonwealth Games opened with a message from human rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who completed her education in Edgbaston, and the appearance of a giant animatronic bull. The closing ceremony ended with fireworks, explosions of flame, and Ozzy Osbourne donned a gothic black robe and shouted “Birmingham forever!” Among such a city ...

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2022 – Team England celebrate ‘extraordinary’ Commonwealth Games medal tally | Commonwealth Games 2022

England finished Birmingham 2022 with a record 176 medals – 57 of them gold – but did not overtake Australia at the local Commonwealth Games. Driven by dominance in sports such as gymnastics and diving, England broke their previous record of 174 at Glasgow 2014, and although Australia topped the world rankings with 178 medals, England’s chief of mission Mark ...

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2022 – Commonwealth Games: Ozzy Osbourne’s surprise appearance makes headlines at Birmingham 2022 closing ceremony

Birmingham’s legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne made a surprise appearance and brought the curtain down on the hugely successful Commonwealth Games in superb fashion. Osborne and his band Black Sabbath received a standing ovation from 30,000 spectators at Alexander Stadium as they delivered a fitting climax to a star-studded closing ceremony. The 73-year-old “Prince of Darkness” has not performed in a ...

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2022 – Commonwealth Games: England’s James Willstrop and Declan James win gold in men’s doubles squash

Download here James Willstrop and Declan James added the Commonwealth Games gold to the world title they won in April James Willstrop and Declan James won the gold in the men’s squash doubles final against fellow Englishmen Daryl Selby and Adrian Waller at the Commonwealth Games. World Champion Willstrop and James won 11-3 7-11 11-9 at the University of Birmingham ...

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