The only real difference is the countries that are invited to participate.
All countries that have a National Olympic Committee may send athletes to the Olympic Games.
All countries that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations or are a territory of a member of the Commonwealth of Nations may send athletes to the Commonwealth Games.
There are a few sports competed in the Commonwealth Games that are not competed in the Olympics (lawn bowls, squash, and Netball). Olympic sports canoeing, sailing, and volleyball have never been competed in the Commonwealth Games.
The main differences between the Olympic and Commonwealth Games are:The counties that can compete; the olympic games are open to vistually every country in the world while the commonnwealth games are only open to counties in the British CommonwealthThe events that are included are different, with less sports being in the commonwealth games however there are some events that are in the commonwealth games and not in the Olympics (e.g. lawn bowls)The Olympics started in 1896 while the commonwealth games didn't start until 1930The olympic games last occured in 2008 and will next be in 2012 while the commonwealth games last occured in 2006 and will next be in 2010.The Olympics last 3 weeks while the commonwealth games last 2 weeks
The Commonwealth games are of those countries that are a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, of which there are 53 countries. They are mainly countries that were in the British Empire. Olympics is the whole world.
No. The Commonwealth Games have no connection with the Olympics, although some athletes may participate in both.
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.
The Olympics has more sports than the Commonwealth Games.
commonwealth games are called this year Olympics game
The Commonwealth games are a sort of mini Olympics open to people from members of the British Commonwealth
they are two deferent competitions both games are only for the unprofessional players but the commonwealth games are only for countries that used to be in the commonwealth =)
The two games are run by different organizing committee and held at different times. The countries competing in the Commonwealth Games are members of the Commonwealth of Nations, formerly called the British Commonwealth. The Olympic games are a world wide event, open to most countries.
The common wealth games were invented as a alternative Olympics
No, but there has been a Commonwealth Games held there in 1974.
Because certain commonwealth countries can't compete in the Olympics so the commonwealth games is a chance for those countries to compete in front of the world.
Like the Olympics the Commonwealth Games are held in different cities each time. That city is always a city in a nation that is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
There are 2 years between each commonwealth games.
This is unlikely to happen as the Commonwealth games are limited to countries from the British Commonwealth and are therefore a lot smaller than the Olympic Games.
No, Golf was not one of the sports included in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. It is actually a 2016 Olympics sport.
Commonwealth is defined as: an international association consisting of the UK together with states that were previously part of the British Empire, and dependencies. If you notice, all the countries in the world can take part in the Olympics. In the Commonwealth games, only countries like England, Scotland, India, Australia, Jamaica etc. can take part. These are countries that were previously ruled on under the British government. Otherwise, the events are pretty much the same!
Each Commonwealth Games has an interval of four years in between.
olympics and maybe In form lukakuz
he is a New Zealand triathlete that competed in the Olympics and COMMONWEALTH GAMES
New Zealand, Jamaica and Malaysia, and in 2010, India.
NO. Cricket was never introduced in Olympics. Though, it was introduced in Commonwealth games held in 1997 in Malaysia.
yas India have every thing which required for org. Olympic games
No. It used to be in the Commonwealth Games once upon a time, but is no longer included.