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1950 British Empire Games


The 1950 British Empire Games was the fourth edition of what is now called the Commonwealth Games. ... 10, Southern Rhodesia, 0, 1, 0, 1. Total, 88, 89, 80 ...

About the Commonwealth | Commonwealth Oral History Project


4 February 1950 The fourth British Empire Games open in Auckland, New Zealand. ... and Nyasaland, and the self-governing colony of Southern Rhodesia. ).

A history of the Commonwealth Games (From Evening Times)


Held in the southern hemisphere for the first time, the Third British Empire ... Peter Heatly's contribution, at the 1950 Games, of Gold and Silver medals in the ...

History of the Games - Commonwealth Games Association of Jersey


From 1930 to 1950 the Games were known as the British Empire Games, then the British Empire and ... Jamaica, Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) and Trinidad. ... Held in the southern hemisphere for the first time, the III Games opening ceremony took ...

Past Commonwealth Games 1930-1970 | Daily Mail Online


Mar 13, 2006 ... Commonwealth Games: The idea of a sports gathering for the ... that the concept of a quadrennial British Empire Games got off the ground. ... of the Second World War, the event was revived in 1950 in New Zealand's largest city. ... the first time while Northern and Southern Rhodesia were separate entities.

The 1952 British Track Team in South Africa - Classic Lightweights


The 1952 British track team was the second to tour South Africa. In early 1948 a six-man British team had raced on tracks in both Southern Rhodesia (now ... since 1948, i.e. New Zealand Centenary Games and 1950 British Empire Games.

Regimental Sergeant Majors - BSAP


Regimental Sergeant Majors and Depot Chief Inspectors of the British South .... Tantum was the senior Warrant Officer to accompany the Rhodesian ... and athlete and represented Rhodesia in the 1950 British Empire Games in New Zealand.

Countries of the British Empire Quiz - Sporcle


Can you name the modern countries that were part of the British Empire? ... Top Games Today in History. Youngest to Oldest Minefield6,630 · 20th Century by ...

1950 British Empire Games - Commonwealth Games Federation


World War II interrupted the staging of the British Empire Games scheduled for 1942 and 1946, however the enthusiasm from within the British Empire to ...

For The Glory Of Sport - NUTS


Empire Games”, as it had been from 1930 to 1950, to “British Empire & ..... South Africa 1930, South Arabia (formerly Aden) 1966, Southern Rhodesia 1934.

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The Commonwealth Games - Commonwealth of Nations


From its inception in 1930 as the British Empire Games, it has mirrored the changing ... by this name until 1950, then from 1954 to 1966 it was the British Empire and ... Zimbabwe (includes all medals won as Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia, and ...

Commonwealth Games


The name changed to British Empire and Commonwealth Games in 1954, .... Rhodesia<sup>11</sup> 1934–1950; Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland ...

Historical Atlas of the British Empire - Dominions


Southern Rhodesia and Malta were special cases in the British Empire. ..... Detailed information about the fourth British Empire Games in 1950 in Aukland, New ...

British Empire Games: 1954 - Sport Ngin


1950s as the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, the Hamilton Spectator still .... Southern Rhodesia's gold medal in bowling never made the headlines.

British Empire: Africa: Southern Rhodesia


Named after Cecil Rhodes, Southern Rhodesia was to be formed as part of .... machinery and would see that the good times continued into the 1950s and 60s.