5 Facts that I already know about the Commonwealth Games:
71 countries compete in the Commonwealth games.
There are 17 sports.
The Commonwealth Games will be held in Glasgow, UK this year.
The first Commonwealth Games were held in 1930.
It happens every 4 years.
10 new facts that I found out about the Commonwealth Games: (include a link to the site where you found your information. Your information needs to be in your own words)
Scotland hosted the Commonwealth Games twice in the past. (1970,1986)
Queen Elizabeth is the Queen of 16 of the 71 countries competing
In the original Commonwealth Games in 1930, only 400 athletes from 11 countries took part.
The first Commonwealth Games was held in Hamilton, Canada.
3000 balls will be used across six sports in the Commonwealth Games.
In 2015 the Youth Commonwealth Games will be held in Samoa.
The Commonwealth Games are also known as The British Empire Games.
Commonwealth Games are 11 days long.
Glasgow won the right to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games in 2007.
Australia leads the way with an astounding, 803 gold medals.