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Government backs Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid

29 Sep 17

Birmingham’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been officially backed by the Government.

The cost of staging the event is expected to be at least £750m – which would be the most expensive sports event in Britain since London 2012. Birmingham beat Liverpool earlier in September as Britain’s candidate city. The West Midlands city could still face competition from rival bidders – Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Victoria …


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