IOM will Issue MS on Commonwealth Youth Games

\"\" Isle of Man will release a miniature sheet of stamps on 1st Sep. 2011 featuring the official CYG 2011 logo, and the Games mascot ‘Tosha’ to celebrate the fourth Commonwealth Youth Games which take place on the Isle of Man from the 7th – 13th September 2011.

The 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games, officially known as the IV Commonwealth Youth Games is a multi-sport event scheduled to take place in the British Crown Dependency of Isle of Man from 7 to 13 September 2011. As per the original quadrennial\"\" cycle, the Games were scheduled for 2012. However, the Commonwealth Games Federation at its general assembly in 2005 decided to move the Games within one year before the Summer Olympics. The Bowl Stadium at the National Sports Centre, Douglas will stage the opening ceremony on 7 September 2011. The closing ceremony will be held on Douglas Promenade & the Villa Marina. Isle of Man had unsuccessfully bid to host the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games, losing to the bid of India for Pune.India Post released a MS and stamps on these games in 2008.

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