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Commonwealth Games off to a spectacular start

Friday 29 July 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

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Commonwealth Games off to a spectacular start
Cook Islands bowlers Aidan Zittersteijn and Nooroa Mataio clad in their green TAVs attire led Team Cook Islands as its co-flagbearers at the official opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom in July last year.. Photo: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images/22072806 Cook Islands bowlers Aidan Zittersteijn and Nooroa Mataio clad in their green TAVs attire led Team Cook Islands as its co-flagbearers at the official opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom yesterday morning. Photo: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images/22072806

A Commonwealth Games that once appeared doomed exploded into life with a dazzling opening ceremony that put a modern spin on a sporting event often seen as a relic of the British Empire’s colonial past.

A Commonwealth Games that once appeared doomed exploded into life with a dazzling opening ceremony that put a modern spin on a sporting event often seen as a relic of the British Empire’s colonial past.


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