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The first such event, then known as the British Empire Games, was held in 1930 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The name changed to British Empire and Commonwealth Games in 1954, to British Commonwealth Games in 1970 and assumed the current name of the Commonwealth Games in 1978.

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commonwealth games are called this year Olympics game

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commonwealth of nations, British empire, British commonwealth of nations, commonwealth of Australia, festival of empire.

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The Friendly Games

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What 3 other official names has the commonwealth games had?

The three other names that the Commonwealth Games has been known as are British Empire Games (1930-1950), British Empire and Commonwealth Games (1954-1966) and British Commonwealth Games (1970-1974).


What are the other names for the common wealth games?

At first its name was British Empire Games. then it changes to British Empire and Commonwealth games. after that British Commonwealth Games. and now its name is Commonwealth games.


When did the British Empire games change to the Commonwealth Games?

The British Empire Games have changed names on three occasions: British Empire and Commonwealth Games (1954) British Commonwealth Games (1970) Commonwealth Games (1978)


What were the Commonwealth Games called previously?

The first event of these games was known as the British Empire Games,which was held in 1930 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The name changed to British Empire and Commonwealth Games in 1954, to British Commonwealth Games in 1970 and assumed the current name of the Commonwealth Games in 1978.


Why do they call it the Commonwealth Games?

This is because the countries which compete in it are a part of the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth are countries which are or once where ruled by the English (England) and the queen. Then instead of having a President they have or had a Prime Minister because the queen is in control of the country and there is no need for someone else.It used to be called the British Empire Games but it gradually turned into the commonwealth games it had a few other names before the name of commonwealth games


What other name did 1990 Auckland commonwealth games have?

The 1990 Commonwealth Games did not have a separate name, the Commonwealth Games in total have the nickname of the "Friendly Games" and the motto for the 1990 Games was "This is the Moment"


Names of the countries readmitted in Commonwealth games 2010?

2010,Delhi,India


Who were Scotland up against for the 2014 commonwealth games?

Scotland were up against 70 other nations at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.


Name two Commonwealth countries other than The Bahamas?

Two other Commonwealth Games nations are India and Kenya.


How many Commonwealth Games were conducted?

The 2010 Commonwealth games are the 19th commonwealth games.


What is the Commonwealth Games Federation?

The Commonwealth Games Federation is the organisation that runs the Commonwealth Games.


Why is America in the Commonwealth Games?

The USA is not a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and so is not elligible to participate in the Commonwealth Games. Other nations in America, such as Canada, Bahamas, Jamaica, etc., are members and do participate.