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Commonwealth Stadium

Commonwealth Stadium is a venue located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, primarily used by the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL. Built in 1978 to host the Commonwealth Games, the stadium seats 60,217.

The stadium also hosted the 2001 IAAF World Championships in Athletics and the final match of the inaugural FIFA Under-19 Women's World Championships in 2002.

Commonwealth Stadium is also the name of a stadium in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. This stadium, which derives its name from the fact that the state of Kentucky is officially known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is located on the campus of the University of Kentucky and is the home field for the school's football team.

Built in 1973, the stadium seats 67,530 after several expansions.