Commonwealth Games Sports Listed by Year

The Commonwealth Games program is partly determined by the host nation, resulting in a different collection of sports being on the program for each Commonwealth Games.

The complete list of sports by year

Year City Sports Played no.Sports Changes
2018 Gold Coast Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Bowls, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rugby 7s, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Wrestling. 17 judo removed, basketball returned
2014 Glasgow Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Bowls, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Netball, Rugby 7s, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Wrestling. 17 archery and tennis removed, triathlon added and judo returned
2010 Delhi Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Bowls, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rugby 7s, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weight Lifting, Wrestling. 17 tennis added, archery and wrestling returned, basketball and triathlon removed.
2006 Melbourne Athletics; Badminton; Basketball; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Hockey; Netball; Rugby; Shooting; Squash; Aquatics; Table Tennis; Triathlon; Weightlifting 16 basketball added, judo and wrestling removed.
2002 Manchester Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Hockey; Judo; Netball; Rugby; Shooting; Squash; Aquatics; Table Tennis; Triathlon; Weightlifting; Wrestling 17 tenpin bowling and cricket removed, table tennis and triathlon added, wrestling and judo returned.
1998 Kuala Lumpur Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cricket; Cycling; Gymnastics; Hockey; Netball; Rugby; Shooting; Squash; Aquatics; Tenpin Bowling; Weightlifting 15 cricket, hockey, netball, rugby, squash, tenpin bowling added, wrestling removed
1994 Victoria Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Shooting; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 10 wrestling returned, judo removed.
1990 Auckland Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Judo; Shooting; Aquatics; Weightlifting

10 gymnastics returned, judo added, rowing and wrestling removed.
1986 Edinburgh Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Rowing; Shooting; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 10 archery removed, rowing added.
1982 Brisbane Archery; Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Shooting; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 10 archery added and gymnastics removed.
1978 Edmonton Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Shooting; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 10 Gymnastics added
1974 Christchurch Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Shooting; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 9 fencing removed, shooting returned.
1970 Edinburgh Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 9 fencing and bowls returned, rowing and shooting removed.
1966 Kingston Athletics; Badminton; Boxing; Cycling; Rowing; Shooting; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 9 badminton and shooting added, bowls and fencing removed
1962 Perth Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Rowing; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 9 no change
1958 Cardiff Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Rowing; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 9 no change
1954 Vancouver Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Rowing; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling 9 water polo removed
1950 Auckland Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Rowing; Aquatics; Water Polo; Weightlifting; Wrestling 10 fencing, water polo and weightlifting added.
1938 Sydney Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Rowing; Aquatics; Wrestling 7 rowing returned
1934 London Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Aquatics; Wrestling 6 rowing removed, cycling added
1930 Hamilton Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Rowing; Aquatics; Wrestling 6

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