Many countries take part in the Commonwealth Games. It happens every four years, and commonwealth countries (ones which used to be part of the British Empire) take part. In 2014, Glasgow will be host to around 71 countries/territories and 6,500 athletes/officials. There will be around 17 sporting events.

Some examples of commonwealth countries include...

United Kingdom

New Zealand

Australia

Kenya

South Africa

Jamaica

Canada

India

Some of the events may include...

(click on a picture to go to it's official Glasgow 2014 page)

Aquatics

Cycling

Shooting

Weightlifting

Triathlon

Judo

Netball

Gymnastics