Our Values


Sport brings people together
Demonstrating the values of a modern Commonwealth, celebrating our diversity and commonality, showcasing the power of sport to unite and inspire


Sport is for everyone
Sport must be safe, sustainable, accessible and truly inclusive so that all people of the Commonwealth know that sport is for them


Sport is just the beginning
Sport will inspire positive change in society and improve people’s lives

Our Vision

Our Commonwealth, united through sport

Our Mission

To deliver inspirational and impactful Games

We create ‘the Games for Everyone’, innovative, sustainable and socially impactful events, which showcase world-class athletes, engage fans and benefit host communities from all regions of the Commonwealth.

To drive equality in sport and society across the Commonwealth

We create and celebrate a uniquely inclusive and diverse sporting movement, levelling the playing field and addressing inequality in sport in all its forms, so that all people of the Commonwealth know that sport is for them.

To excite and empower athletes and young people

Through sport, we create opportunities for the 60% of Commonwealth citizens under 30.


Deliver inclusive, impactful and sustainable games

  • Establish an innovative, high-quality sports programme and product ensuring value to hosts, attractive to athletes, and relevance for all CGAs, IFs and stakeholders
  • Build strong and formalised relationships with IFs and organisations
  • Drive participation, development and profile of sport,  including coaches, officials, volunteers, events and championships

Create distinctive, attractive, relevant sports programmes

  • Establish a diverse and sustainable hosting pipeline for Commonwealth Games and events
  • Maximise the impact and legacy outcomes of the Commonwealth Games and events
  • Drive Games delivery excellence for 2026 and 2030/34 editions

Lead, support and develop thriving member CGAs

  • Build and maintain strong, meaningful partnerships with all CGAs
  • Support all CGAs to be great organisations in preparation, performance and celebration
  • Enable all CGAs to actively contribute to development of sport and sport for development

Empower our athletes to be champions on and off the field

  • Create a clear value proposition for Commonwealth athletes, covering performance, advocacy and experience
  • Widen athlete representation and voice across Governance of Commonwealth Sport
  • Provide a unique platform for athletes to advocate and support causes they believe in

Reach and engage more fans across the Commonwealth including

  • Build a meaningful, impactful brand for Commonwealth Sport
  • Grow and engage a diverse and digital fanbase across the Commonwealth who are committed through action
  • Establish and activate partnerships to grow and connect audiences – including broadcasters, sponsors and like-minded organisations

Advocate for and support values and causes we believe in

  • Raise awareness of and support causes focused on equality in sport – including racial inequality, people with disabilities, indigenous peoples, women and girls, LGBTQ+ community, and young people
  • Demonstrate leadership in protecting and promoting safe, fair, clean, accessible and sustainable sport
  • Advocate for, and use, the power of sport to advance the Commonwealth Charter – recognising historical injustices