Canada, Malaysia to bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games


The English cities of Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester have expressed interest in hosting the Games. London has reportedly hinted at interest as well. 

The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has said it will choose a host city between Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne or Perth.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was the first Asian city to host the Games in 1998. The event was widely considered to be one of the best in the history of the Commonwealth Games. 

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held on the Gold Coast in Australia. Over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations are expected to compete in the 11-day event starting on April 4, 2018. 

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