TJP:The commonwealth games used to be called the friendly games,it was also sportsmanship the commonwealth games is a unique was not been played in 1978 because the world war 2 was held in 1978.
The first commonwealth games was held in Canada in 1930. In the commonwealth games 11 countries sent 400 athletes in 6 sports and 59 events.The commonwealth games was TJ.P:not held in 1942 and 1946 because of the second world war.They commonwealth games was held every 4 years but the world war r was on at 1942-1946 so they did not have it.
The commonwealth games have changed a lot, the name and even some of the games. From 1930 to 1950 it was called the
British Empire Games.To 1954-1966 it was called British Commonwealth Games To 1970-1974 it was called the british Empire games.Later in canada it is called the commonwealth games now.