Back to the Commonwealth

Victoria has been awarded the 2026 Commonwealth Games – a type of mini-Olympics for those who don’t hold too many grudges for being part of the British Empire.

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The difference this time is that an entire state has been award the games rather than just a city.

This may be a portent for future large sporting events as they have been increasingly more expensive.

Gaining the Olympics is no longer the air leaping achievement it once was and so a more distributed hosting model looks like a more sustainable hosting model.