Birmingham to bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham has declared its intention to launch a bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
The city has joined Liverpool in aiming to become the first English city to host the Games since Manchester in 2002.
The leader of Birmingham City Council, John Clancy, said: "Birmingham is a fantastic sporting city and we have proven ourselves to be warm, welcoming and friendly hosts to a number of international events in recent years.
"In addition to the huge economic impact, these events showcase the very best of our city and wider region to the world.
"I hope that we get to do that... read more
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