Commonwealth Games 1998-2006 – Philatelic Glimpse
The Commonwealth Games is a multi discipline sporting event involving athletes from Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and has taken place every four years since then except 1942 & 1946 when they were cancelled due to World War II.
The last games were held in Glasgow ,Scotland in 2014 and next are scheduled to be held in Gold Coast , Australia in 2018. The Games are known as Commonwealth Games from 1978 onwards.
Commonwealth Games from 1998 -2006
1998 – XVI Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2002 – XVII Commonwealth Games Manchester,England
2006 – XVIII Commonwealth Games Melbourne ,Australia