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Russia is not a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and so is not eligible to participate in the Commonwealth Games.

Russia is a major participant in the Olympic Games.

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What is rhe differents between the commonwealth games and the olympic games?

The difference is the Commonwealth Games is only open to the members of the Commonwealth of Nations while the Olympic Games are open to the entire world.

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Squash is only a Commonwealth Games sport.

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What is the difference between th olympic games and the commonwealth games?

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