[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Tuesday, 3 April 2007, 23:26 GMT 00:26 UK
2014 Games: Scotland versus Nigeria
A profile of the two cities vying to host the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

GLASGOW

Scotland flag











Unique selling point

A Games designed by the athletes for the athletes

They said ...

There is a real hunger in Glasgow and Scotland to stage the games in 2014

Significant support

At last count, more than 1.7 million people had registered their support online for Glasgow 2014

The bill please

288m - 80% from the Scottish Executive and 20% from Glasgow City Council

ABUJA

Nigeria flag











Unique selling point

Africa has never staged the Commonwealth Games

They said ...

We have what it takes, all round support gives us confidence

Significant Support

The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa and South African President Thabo Mbeki

The bill please

No information but it cost the country 300m to stage the All Africa Games in 2003




RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites



FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific