Money and The Commonwealth Games??
The Media among others, including the organizers with their vested interests, made their money-millions out of the athletes who performed and competed at great personal cost for sundry medals as simple inexpensive prizes.
The medals are just “common-wealth” and they see the athletes as just “common-subjects” from which they make their millions, so there was no need to show such “commoners” in the closing ceremony!!
Australia has just witnessed a new “Up-Themselves-Class”!