Commonwealth Games 2022

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Tea with Ozzy Osbourne: ‘I’ve sung that song for 55 years. I’m not going to forget the words’
When he stole the show at the Commonwealth Games, fans were delighted to see the Prince of Darkness back. Here, Ozzy Osbourne pours out his soul about overcoming illness, coming home – and why he owes it all to Sharon

Craig McLean

28, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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When will the Commonwealth and Anglicanism move on from colonial-era prejudices? | Simon Jenkins
It should not have been down to the athlete Tom Daley to call out blinkered attitudes to LGBTQ people, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

12, Aug, 2022 @1:42 PM

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England’s hockey teams tell Sunak and Truss to push team sports in schools
England’s Commonwealth Games medal-winning hockey sides are calling on the government to prioritise team sports in schools and guarantee a minimum two hours physical education a week

PA Media and Guardian sport

11, Aug, 2022 @1:54 PM

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The Guardian view on Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games: a bullish experience | Editorial
Editorial: A hugely successful festival of sport showcased a diverse, optimistic city to the world

Editorial

09, Aug, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Birmingham 2022: Guardian writers’ Commonwealth Games awards
Best, worst and funniest things from our team after a memorable, sunshine-filled 12 days in Birmingham

Guardian sport

09, Aug, 2022 @12:18 PM

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Commonwealth Games 2022: Birmingham’s best pictures
Our photographer, Tom Jenkins, looks back on the past 12 days in Birmingham and selects his favourite images

Tom Jenkins

09, Aug, 2022 @9:23 AM

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Are the Commonwealth Games a joyful extravaganza – or anachronistic, offensive and a waste of time? | Kieran Pender
The legacy of colonialism looms large – isn’t a history of empire and exploitation, slavery and subjugation to be condemned, not celebrated?

Kieran Pender

09, Aug, 2022 @9:01 AM

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TV tonight: Tom Daley dives into a deep pool of homophobia
The diver questions his pride in Commonwealth Games medals given the anti-LGBTQ+ laws of many member states. Plus: has the cryptocurrency bubble burst? Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ellen E Jones, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

09, Aug, 2022 @5:20 AM

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Australia’s golden Games come to a close as Kookaburras win gold No 67
The men’s hockey team claimed a 67th gold medal for Australia – and a 1,001st of all time – on the final day of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

Courtney Walsh in Birmingham

09, Aug, 2022 @12:29 AM

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Birmingham expects surge of tourism following success of Commonwealth Games
Event is on track to be most successful games in history with more than 1.5m tickets sold

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

08, Aug, 2022 @8:42 PM

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Birmingham got it right but future of Commonwealth Games is uncertain | Andy Bull
The Games do not attract the very best athletes for every event and next edition in Australia is likely to be on a smaller scale

Andy Bull

08, Aug, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Team England celebrate ‘exceptional’ Commonwealth Games medal tally
The host nation’s Chef de mission says he is proud of his ‘young, ambitious team’ after England won a record 176 medals in Birmingham

Tumaini Carayol in Birmingham

08, Aug, 2022 @6:22 PM

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