Gold Coast 2018: XXI Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen. As the first regional Australian city to ever host a Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast will celebrate a great Games in a great city leaving great memories and great benefits for all. The city will shine on the world sporting stage and the promotional exposure for business, trade, investment, tourism and events will herald a new era in the region's growth and maturity. The GC2018 brand embraces the three pillars of - The Place, The Event and The Sport. 

On 4 April 2018, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast for an 11 day sporting and cultural event. 

With the support of close to 15,000 passionate and friendly volunteers, a spectacle of 18 sports and 7 para-sports will  be contested and broadcast to a cumulative global audience of 1.5 billion. 

From 4 - 15 April 2018, Gold Coast's Carrara Stadium will be the venue for athletics and the opening and closing ceremonies. Nearby Southport Broadwater will host Swimming and Diving, while Labrador will host Hockey and the brand new Coomera Indoor Sports Centre will host Netball finals and Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics. 

Robina Stadium will host Ruby 7's, while squash, boxing and table tennis will be held at Oxenford. Brisbane will host the shooting and cycling. 

There will be four free events during the GC2018, the Road Cycling, Cycling Time Trial, the Marathon and Race Walk. 

The best way to keep up-to-date with news and announcements is to follow the Games on Twitter and Facebook

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games tickets are now available via general sales. 

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