Several members of the Royal Family, led by The Queen, are due to take part in the start of the Queen's Baton Relay for next year's Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast tomorrow.

Read more: Queen's Baton Relay for Gold Coast 2018 set to start at Buckingham Palace

Lucy Amis has been appointed as the children's rights and sports specialist at Unicef UK as part of a collaboration with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).

Read more: Amis takes on Unicef role in collaboration with Commonwealth Games Federation

For the first time ever in the history of a major multi-sport Games, there will be an equal number of medal events for men and women, as seven additional women’s events and categories across Weightlifting, Boxing and Cycling are confirmed on to the sports programme for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Read more: Seven new medal events at Gold Coast 2018 deliver world-first level playing field for women

A new range of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) merchandise has today been unveiled with the launch of the Gold Coast 2018 Official Online Shop – shop.gc2018.com.

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The Commonwealth Games Federation’s Vice Patron, HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, will join an influential programme of keynote speakers and panellists in exactly four weeks time when sports leaders and stakeholders from across Canada and the Commonwealth’s 71 nations and territories come together for the inaugural Commonwealth Sports Summit. The summit will be held on 6 October in Edmonton, Alberta, as part of the Commonwealth Games Federation’s 3-day General Assembly.

Read more: HRH Prince Edward to attend inaugural Sports Summit at CGF General Assembly

Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Games Association( TTCGA) President Brian Lewis challenged Commonwealth Sports leaders to embrace the Commonwealth Games Federation Transformation 2022 vision.

Read more: Commonwealth Sport Leaders Urged to Embrace Transformation 2022 with a sense of urgency