Commonwealth Sports Awards

Al Hamilton

Meet Al Hamilton MBE

Al Hamilton MBE is the father of the Award ceremonies. He launched the Commonwealth Sports Awards back in 1980 to celebrate achievements of sports men and women from across the Commonwealth.

Al came to Britain from Jamaica in 1962 to further his career as a photographer, however he developed his career as a sports journalist / editor for Caribbean Times and Gleaner during the 1970s. Between 1982-1986 he co-launched and was editor of Sports Scene.

Al continues to promote and develop the Commonwealth Sports Awards and support the games in every way he can.

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

The Commonwealth Sports Awards has a proud history of awarding some of the Commonwealth's best athletes and administrators. Our Hall of Fame showcases the very best of these.
Hall of Fame