Commonwealth Games Sports

Although there are many official Commonwealth Games sports, the actual sports at each edition of the Games has differed. The Commonwealth Games program is determined by the host nation, and the rules for inclusion of certain sports has changed over the years, resulting in a unique program for each year that the Games have been held.

Sports That Have Been On The Program At Least Once

Optional Sports but never been on the program

Recognized Commonwealth Games Sports

These sports are recognized by the Commonwealth Games Federation, but are not currently at the level for possible inclusion.

Exhibtion Sports

There have also been a number of exhibition sports.


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