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GOLD COAST 2018 
Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council
NICGC News 
Don Baker 
It is with sadness that the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council has learned of the recent death of Don Baker who had been a member of the smallbore rifle team which competed at the 1994 Victoria Games. Still a competitive shooter, Don had been competing at Bisley earlier this week when he took ill, subsequently being admitted to hospital in Belfast. He will be missed by his many friends in sport and our thoughts are with his wife Jennifer, family, friends and colleagues. Don's funeral will take place at Roselawn Crematorium on Saturday 23rd October at 11:30am. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to Revive at the ICU, Royal Victoria Hospital. 
Sports Minister Nelson McCausland praised the stunning success of the Northern Ireland team in winning 10 medals at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. 
Northern Ireland’s Commonwealth Games team did the country proud on a sensational penultimate day of action in Delhi. 
 
Watch Highlights of the Northern Ireland team's performances at the Commonwealth Games (BBC Footage)-CLICK HERE 
The results and daily updates have been posted under each of the sports along with photos and links. 
 
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Team Northern Ireland attended the spectacular Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi on Sunday 3rd October. Led by flagbearer Mark Montgomery (Wrestling), the entire team marched out in their traditional Green Blazers around the arena where they took their seats to watch the rest of the flamboyant ceremony. Photos added to Flickr! 
An overview of Team NI ahead of the Commonwealth Games 
It would be an understatement to describe the build-up to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi as ‘troubled’. Hopefully the old adage of ‘it will be alright on the night’ will apply when the opening ceremony gets underway at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium tomorrow. 
Wrestler Mark Montgomery has been named as the official Flagbearer of the Northern Ireland Team. His qualities are such that he has won respect and admiration from other team members. 
Team Northern Ireland arrived in the official Commonwealth Games village on Tuesday 28th September. 
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It is important not to forget about the Commonwealth Games athletes in the media furore surrounding conditions of accommodation for the competition, according to the Northern Ireland team manager. 
Following various media reports in the press this morning a statement has been prepared. 
The Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council are getting ‘measured up’ with the help of local companies Magee Clothing of Ballymena and Kukri Sports- both official clothing partners for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in October in Delhi, India. Kukri will supply the official tracksuits while Magee Clothing will supply the clothing for the Opening Ceremony. 
The NI Commonwealth Games Council has regrettably been informed from governing body Cycling Ulster that cyclist Connor McConvey is to withdraw from the NI Commonwelth Games Team. 
The final Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games team was unveiled this evening (Friday 10th September) at a grand ceremony in the Waterfront Hall. The NI Commonwealth Games Council officially announced the 81 athletes that will travel to Delhi in India for the upcoming 2010 Commonwealth Games set to take place from 3 -14 October. 
Full list of athletes to travel to Delhi in India for the upcoming 2010 Commonwealth Games set to take place from 3 -14 October. 
Meet the Delhi 2010 Support Team that will be travelling to the Commonwealth Games in October. 
Junction One luggage and travel accessories store Antler has teamed up with the NI Commonwealth Games Council and will supply the 80 strong Commonwealth Games team as well as support managers and coaches, with a range of suitcases for the up coming 2010 Commonwealth Games set to take place in Delhi, India from 3 -14 October. 
 
Welcome to the new Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council website.  
Jason Smyth has informed Athletics Northern Ireland that he must withdraw from the Northern Ireland team for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Delhi. 
 
Unfortunately Jason has sustained a back injury and on medical advice has been recommended to rest completely for at least 6 weeks to ensure a full recovery. 
The final wave of athletes has been named by the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council for the Commonwealth Games which kicks of from 3-14th October in Delhi. Twenty six athletes from the popular sports of Boxing, Athletics and Swimming have been confirmed, including high profile names such as boxer Paddy Barnes and swimmer Melanie Nocher. 
Eleven more athletes have been named by the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council for the Commonwealth Games which kicks of from 3-14th October in Delhi. At Delhi, 71 teams will compete over 17 sports and 4 Para Sports. Support is received from Sport Northern Ireland. The sports included are cycling, archery and shooting. A total of 50 athletes have now been announced. 
A further 19 athletes have been named by the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council for the Commonwealth Games which kicks of from 3-14th October in Delhi . At Delhi, 71 teams will compete over 17 sports and 4 Para Sports. 
A further twelve athletes have been named by the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council for the Commonwealth Games which kicks of from 3-14th October in Delhi- now only 130 days away. Included is Northern Ireland's most successful competitor in the Commonwealth Games, David Calvert (Shooting) who is going for his ninth Games. Already announced on the team are prolific stars such as Wendy Houvenhagel and Madeline Perry. 
The first twelve competitors of the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games team were named today as just over 140 days are left until the high profile event kicks of from 3-14th October in Delhi. Females dominate this first wave of announcements with seven out of the total ten including high profile stars such as Wendy Houvenhagel and Madeline Perry. 
A 10-member Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council delegation led by chairman Robert McVeigh and secretary general Terry Crothers, are in the Capital on a two-day familiarisation visit in the run up to the Commonwealth Games, beginning here on October 3. 
 
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