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The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.
The event was first held in 1930 under the title of the British Empire Games in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The event was renamed as the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in 1954, the British Commonwealth Games in 1970, and gained its current title in 1978. Only six teams have attended every Commonwealth Games: Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, Scotland and Wales. Australia has been the highest achieving team for ten games, England for seven and Canada for one.
Dates | Sports | Events | Nations | Competitors | Officials | Ref |
| | | | Total | Men | Women | | |
British Empire Games |
I | 1930 | Hamilton, Canada | 16 – 23 August | 6 | 59 | 11 | 400 | ? | ? | ? | |
II | 1934 | London, England | 4 – 11 August | 6 | 68 | 16 | 500 | ? |  ? |  ? | |
III | 1938 | Sydney, Australia | 5 – 12 February | 7 | 71 | 15 | 464 | | | | |
IV | 1950 | Auckland, New Zealand | 4 – 11 February | 9 | 88 | 12 | 590 | 495 | 95 | | |
British Empire and Commonwealth Games |
V | 1954 | Vancouver, Canada | 30 July – 7 August | 9 | 91 | 24 | 662 | | | 127 | |
VI | 1958 | Cardiff, Wales | 18 – 26 July | 9 | 94 | 36 | 1122 | | | 228 | |
VII | 1962 | Perth, Australia | 22 November – 1 December | 9 | 104 | 35 | 863 | | | 178 | |
VIII | 1966 | Kingston, Jamaica | 4 – 13 August | 9 | 110 | 34 | 1050 | | | 266 | |
British Commonwealth Games |
IX | 1970 | Edinburgh, Scotland | 16 – 25 July | 9 | 121 | 42 | 1383 | | | 361 | |
X | 1974 | Christchurch, New Zealand | 24 January – 2 February | 9 | 121 | 38 | 1276 | 977 | 299 | 372 | |
Commonwealth Games |
XI | 1978 | Edmonton, Canada | 3 – 12 August | 10 | 128 | 46 | 1474 | | | | |
XII | 1982 | Brisbane, Australia | 30 September — 9 October | 10 | 142 | 46 | 1583 | | | | |
XIII | 1986 | Edinburgh, Scotland | 24 July – 2 August | 10 | 163 | 26 | 1662 | | |...

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