Redeemer University would support the construction of a multi-sport venue for Hamilton 2026 and would cover operating costs after the Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth Games 2026
Exclusive: ISSF President says Hamilton’s omission of shooting sport from Games plan will “negatively affect” many nations
Vladimir Lisin, President of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF), has warned that the absence of shooting from the 2026 Commonwealth Games programme of prospective hosts Hamilton, would "negatively affect" a significant number of nations, including Canada.
Any hope that Adelaide would step into the breach and offer to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games appear to have been ended before the campaign has even properly started after the South Australian Government ruled they would not change their minds about bidding.
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) says no discussions have taken place over moving the 2026 edition of the Commonwealth Games to 2027.
The Hamilton Bid Committee is "hopeful and optimistic" that staging the Commonwealth Games in 2026 remains a possibility, despite the office of the Ontario Premier encouraging the organisation to instead pursue hosting the event at a later date.
Hamilton is continuing to struggle for official backing from key politicians to support its bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games in the run-up to a crucial meeting tomorrow.
Shooting events will not be included in the Commonwealth Games if Hamilton’s bid to stage the 2026 edition proves successful in its current form.
Organisers seeking to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games in Hamilton in Canada will tomorrow vouchsafe to the City Council that there will not be any post-Games financial obligations for the running of venues.
A study commissioned by the Hamilton 2026 Bid Committee says that staging the Games would contribute between CAD300 million (£176 million/$224 million/€193 million) and CAD374 million (£219 million/$279 million/€240 million) to the city's gross domestic product.
The Hamilton 2026 Commonwealth Games bid team has announced that one of the longest-serving public servants in the city, Nancy DiGregorio, has joined its movement.
Hamilton 2026 has admitted it will miss a Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) deadline to secure commitment from municipal, provincial and federal partners due to the "magnitude of the work being undertaken".
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg has suggested the organisation will be willing to give Hamilton 2026 more time to secure the required Government support if it has seen enough progress by the initial deadline.
Hamilton Mayor throws doubt over 2026 Commonwealth Games bid after warning it will not be bound by CGF deadline
Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger has warned the Canadian city will work to "its own timelines" in deciding whether to formally support a bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
Officials hoping to bring the 2026 Commonwealth Games to Hamilton are set to make their case during a meeting of a City Council committee tomorrow amid concerns over the spending of public money on a mega event during a pandemic.
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg claimed the Hamilton bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games is "moving forward".