This collection presents highlights from Commonwealth Games held in Australia in 1938, 1962, 1982 and 2006.
Matilda the Kangaroo, mascot of the 1982 Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane, winks at the crowd during the opening ceremony of the games.
Olympic hockey player, Olympic and Commonwealth Games sprinter, federal politician, Young Australian of the Year, Order of Australia recipient: Nova Peris’ achievements have been extraordinary.
Des Abbott made his debut for the Australian men’s hockey team in 2007 and was the first Indigenous player to represent Australia at the Olympic Games in men's field hockey.
In this clip the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, opens the games on 22 November and athletes march onto the field.
This Nine Network news story from the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne reports on the women's 4 x 100 metres relay team smashing its own world record by more than a second.
A Ten Eyewitness news report about protests by Indigenous Australians on 30 September 1982, at the start of the Commonwealth Games in Brisbane.
This Ten news story showcases the newly revealed uniforms for athletes at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, opens the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane on 30 September 1982. Reporter John Wiseman covers the opening ceremony for Ten Eyewitness News.
We look back at highlights from Commonwealth Games held in Australia in 1938, 1962, 1982 and 2006.