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Commonwealth Games Federation Gets New Executive Board

Kigali (Rwanda): The 2019 Commonwealth Video games Federation (CGF) Basic Meeting has elected members to the chief board and sports activities committee of the federation in Rwanda’s capital metropolis.

Scottish Louise Martin was re-elected CGF President for a second four-year time period. She was first elected in 2015, changing into the primary feminine to carry this workplace within the historical past of the Commonwealth Sports activities Motion, reviews Xinhua information company.

Others elected included three CGF vice presidents, particularly Kereyn Smith from New Zealand, Chris Jenkins from Wales and Bruce Robertson from Canada.

New regional vice presidents for the Americas, Asia and Europe had been elected respectively, whereas regional vice presidents for Africa, Caribbean and Oceania had been re-elected.

Each place on the sports activities committee was additionally elected within the elections.

Round 300 delegates from 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth attended the final meeting, which ran from September three to five.

It was convened a yr earlier than the Commonwealth Heads of Authorities Assembly to be held in Rwanda in 2020.

Rwanda, which joined the Commonwealth in 2009, is the latest member of the affiliation and the second nation after Mozambique to hitch the Commonwealth with out having historic ties to the UK.

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