XIVth Commonwealth Games  Auckland 1990– Stamps of New Zealand 1989

XIVth Commonwealth Games  Auckland 1990– Stamps of New Zealand 1989

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 Gold Coast, Australia in 2018. The Games were known as

British Empire Games from 1930-1950,

British Empire & Commonwealth Games from 1954-1966,

British Commonwealth Games from 1970-1974

Commonwealth Games from 1978 onwards.

Auckland has hosted the Games Twice ( 1950 & 1990). A set of eight stamps were issued by New Zealand on 08 Nov 1989 to Commemorate the XIVth Commonwealth Games held in Auckland.

65c – Swimming                                                   80c- Cycling

NZ 1990 CWG 3
NEW ZEALAND 1989- XIV TH COMMONWEALTH GAMES AUCKLAND

$1.00 – Lawn Bowling                $1.80 – Hurdling

NZ 1990 CWG 4
NEW ZEALAND 1989- XIV TH COMMONWEALTH GAMES AUCKLAND

Stamps on Olympic Sports –Tokelau 1987.

Stamps on Olympic Sports  –Tokelau 1987.

Tokelau issued a set of stamps on Olympic Sports on 02 Dec 1987.

5c – Javelin            18c – Shot Put                32c – Long Jump.

TOKELAU SPORTS 1
TOKELAU 1987 -OLYMPIC SPORTS

48c – Hurdles             60c – Running                  75c – Wrestling.

TOKELAU SPORTS 2
TOKELAU 1987 -OLYMPIC SPORTS.

Centenary of Olympics -Miniature Sheet of Bangladesh – 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Centenary of Olympics -Miniature Sheet of Bangladesh – 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Olympic Stamps- Bangladesh has issued 34 stamps on Summer Olympics from 1976 to 2016. Bangladesh Post Office brought out a booklet cum presentation pack containing all stamps it has issued from 1976 to 2008 Summer Olympics. The same is being listed for the Olympic Collectors.

The 1996 Summer Olympics or XXVI Olympics were held in Atlanta The USA  from 19 Jul to 04 Aug 1992. These Olympics were also known as the Centennial Olympic Games. A total of 10,320 athletes from 197 Nations participated in 26 Sports, 37 Disciplines and 271 events. President Bill Clinton of The USA inaugurated the Games. The USA topped the medals tally with 44 Gold Medals.

Bangladesh issued a miniature sheet of four stamps on 19 Jul 1992 to commemorate the Olympics as Centenary Olympics.

4 Taka – Gymnastics Roman Rings            6 Taka – Judo                  10 Taka – High Jump            10 Taka – Women Athletics.

BANGLADESH MS 1996 OLY1
BANGLADESH MS 1996 – ATLANTA OLYMPICS 1996

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Olympic Stamps- Bangladesh has issued 34 stamps on Summer Olympics from 1976 to 2016. Bangladesh Post Office brought out a booklet cum presentation pack containing all stamps it has issued from 1976 to 2008 Summer Olympics. The same is being listed for the Olympic Collectors.

The 1996 Summer Olympics or XXVI Olympics were held in Atlanta The USA  from 19 Jul to 04 Aug 1992. These Olympics were also known as the Centennial Olympic Games. A total of 10,320 athletes from 197 Nations participated in 26 Sports, 37 Disciplines and 271 events. President Bill Clinton of The USA inaugurated the Games. The USA topped the medals tally with 44 Gold Medals.

Bangladesh issued a set of four stamps on 19 Jul 1992 to commemorate the Olympics.

4 Taka – Gymnastics Roman Rings            6 Taka – Judo                  10 Taka – High Jump            10 Taka – Women Athletics.

BANGLADESH 1996
BANGLADESH 1996- ATLANTA OLYMPICS 1996.

 

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Olympic Stamps- Bangladesh has issued 34 stamps on Summer Olympics from 1976 to 2016. Bangladesh Post Office brought out a booklet cum presentation pack containing all stamps it has issued from 1976 to 2008 Summer Olympics. The same is being listed for the Olympic Collectors.

Stamps of Bangladesh on 2000 Sydney Olympics.

The 2000 Summer Olympics or XXVII Olympics were held in Sydney Australia from 15 Sep to 01 Oct 2000. A total of 10,651 athletes from 199 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 40 Disciplines and 300 events. Governor-General Sir William Deane inaugurated the Games. The USA topped the medals tally with 37 Gold Medals.

6 Taka -Women’s Shotput          10 Taka – Men’s Shotput

BANGLADESH 2000 OLY1
BANGLADESH 2000 -SYDNEY OLYMPICS 2000.

 

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Bangladesh gained Independence in 1971 and Bangladesh Olympic Committee (BOA) was formed in 1979. Bangladesh athletes first took part in the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games. Bangladesh has never participated in the Winter Olympics.

Olympic Stamps- Bangladesh has issued 34 stamps on Summer Olympics from 1976 to 2016. Bangladesh Post Office brought out a booklet cum presentation pack containing all stamps it has issued from 1976 to 2008 Summer Olympics.

The same is being listed for the Olympic Collectors.

Stamps of Bangladesh on 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Nepal issued a Rupees 15 stamp on 21 Aug 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals. Nepal has been participating in the Olympics since the 1964 Olympics.

Four stamps were issued in a Se-Tenant Block of Four.

10 Taka – Athletics Running                  15 Taka – Shooting             20 Taka – Mascots             25 Taka – Pierre De Coubertin.

BANGLADESH 2008 OLY1
BANGLADESH 2008 – BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008
BANGLADESH 2008 OLY2
BANGLADESH 2008 -BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh–  1976 Montreal Olympics to 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh–  1976 Montreal Olympics to 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Bangladesh gained Independence in 1971 and Bangladesh Olympic Committee (BOA) was formed in 1979. Bangladesh athletes first took part in the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games. Bangladesh has never participated in the Winter Olympics.

Olympic Stamps- Bangladesh has issued 34 stamps on Summer Olympics from 1976 to 2016. Bangladesh Post Office brought out a booklet cum presentation pack containing all stamps it has issued from 1976 to 2008 Summer Olympics.

The same is being listed for the Olympic Collectors.

BANGLADESH OLY STAMPS
OLYMPIC STAMPS OF BANGLADESH -1976 TO 2008.

 

The 1976 Summer Olympics or XXI Olympics were held in Montreal Canada from 17 Jul to 01 Aug 1976.  A total of 6,084 athletes from 92 Nations participated in 21 Sports, 28 Disciplines and 198 events. Queen Elizabeth II inaugurated the Games. The Soviet Union topped the medals tally with 49 Gold Medals.

Bangladesh issued a set of six stamps on 29 Nov 1976 to commemorate the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

BANGLADESH 1976 OLYMPICS
STAMPS OF BANGLADESH 1976 MONTREAL OLYMPICS.

25 p – Hurdles (Athletics)      30 p – Sprint (Athletics)    One Taka – Pole Vault

BANGLADESH 1976 OLYMPICS 1
STAMPS OF BANGLADESH -1976 OLYMPICS – HURDLES, SPRINT AND POLE VAULT.

3.50 Taka – Gymnastics     2.25 Taka -Swimming       5.00 Taka – Football

BANGLADESH 1976 OLYMPICS 2
STAMPS OF BANGLADESH -1976 OLYMPICS – GYMNASTICS,SWIMMING & FOOTBALL.

 

 

A FDC with stamps is listed.