Commonwealth Games 1998-2006  – Philatelic Glimpse.

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

CWG XVI 1998 KL
MINIATURE SHEET OF MALAYSIA XVI COMMONWEALTH GAMES KUALA LUMPUR 1998.
CWG XVII 2002
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES MANCHESTER ENGLAND 2002
CWG XVIII 2006 STAMP
STAMPS OF AUSTRALIA ON XVIII COMMONWEALTH GAMES MELBOURNE 2006

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