Commonwealth Games Betting Guide (Odds, How to, Contenders & History)

Commonwealth Games betting odds will be available from your bookmaker on selected sporting events at Birmingham 2022. A host of elite athletes from around the world will be battling it out to win gold at the friendly games.

Commonwealth Games Betting Guide (Odds, How to, Contenders & History)
Commonwealth Games Betting Guide (Odds, How to, Contenders & History)

Commonwealth Games History

The Commonwealth Games were first held in 1930 in Hamilton, Canada. The idea behind the games was to bring nations together under the British Empire banner. 

Eleven countries Australia, Bermuda, Britsih Guyana, Canada, England, Northern Ireland, Newfoundland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa and Wales competed in six sports. 

Nine countries have hosted the games since 1930, Australia, Canada, England, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, New Zealand, Scotland and Wales.

There have been 22 events with the only missing years, those of 1942 and 1946 because of the 2nd World War. 

Perry Commonwealth Games Mascot

Perry Birmingham 2022 Mascot

Image: SkySports

Queens Baton Relay

The Queens Baton Relay began for Birmingham on the 7th of October 2021.  

Queens Baton

The Baton travels around the globe with a message from the Queen, it will take 294 days to visit every corner of the Commonwealth before ending back in Birmingham for the opening ceremony. 

This collective journey will ignite hope, solidarity and collaboration, as it connects communities, embraces unique cultures, and shares inspirational stories.

Commonwealth Games Betting Odds 2022

A range of betting markets will be on offer as the games get closer. 

There is nothing complicated about betting on the Commonwealth Games.

You simply need to go to your favourite betting app and head to the Commonwealth Games section in the menu, the leading bookmakers will offer odds on selected events. 

If you do not have an active online betting account, then head over to our betting sites section where you will see a list of bookmakers available in the UK.

In that section, we have in-depth reviews so you can see what other users think of them before deciding, or head over to the free bets page where you can see the list of welcome offers currently available from all UK betting sites.


Birmingham 2022 Logo

Commonwealth Games Sports

Commonwealth Games Sports
Diving
Swimming
Para Swimming
Athletics
Para Athletics
Badminton
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Boxing
Cricket
Cycling
Para Cycling
Gymnastics
Hockey
Judo
Lawn Bowls
Para Lawn Bowls
Netball
Para Powerlifting
Rugby Sevens
Squash
Table Tennis
Para Table Tennis
Triathlon
Para Triathlon
Wheelchair Basketball
Weightlifting
Wrestling

Commonweath Games Timeline

  • January 2022: The first England competitors announced are triathletes Alex Yee, Jonny Brownlee and Georgia Taylor- Brown, Sophie Coldwell. 
  • January 2022: The England Bowls squad is announced.
  • February 2022: Esports will be piloted at Birmingham 2022, if all goes well it is hoped that it could be permanently included in future games.
  • April 2022: Victoria in Australia was awarded the 2026 Commonwealth Games.  

Commonwealth Games All Time Medal Table

Commonwealth Medal Table

Commonwealth Games Host Cities

Host Cities Of The Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games History

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