Editorial: Welcome back to Friendly Games as Commonwealth Games begin in Birmingham

Welcome to Birmingham 2022 signage is all over the city center ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Photo/Bradley Collyer, PA via AP


“Citius, Altius, Fortius” is the famous motto of the Olympic Games. Faster, higher, stronger – lofty goals for any sporting activity.

The motto of the Commonwealth Games is a little less vehement: “Humanity, Equality, Destiny”.

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