One of the biggest athletic events in the world, The Commonwealth Games 2022 starts on July 28 at different venues in Birmingham. Here, you will get clear ideas about the event.
72 teams from 54 Commonwealth countries will be participating in the tournament. 5,054 athletes are expected to participate in this year’s event.
The United Kingdom will be hosting the events after eight years. All the top athletes around the globe will be playing to get a gold medal for their country.
There will be a total of 26 events in 20 games this year, and 3 new events will be introduced to the fans. Australia was the country to win most gold Medal in the version of 2018
When is Commonwealth Games 2022?
The tournament will start on Thursday, July 28, and will continue till Monday, August 8.
How to Watch Commonwealth Games 2022?
The games will be broadcasted from different regions on different TV channels. In the United Kingdom, the best option to watch the Commonwealth Games 2022 tournament is BBC. The live stream will be available on the BBC Iplayer in the country.
In Australia, you will be able to watch the event on Channel 7. The live stream will be shown in 7 plays.
If you are someone from Canada, CBC can be your best option.
Sony Sports network subscribers can watch the event from the South Asian region.
Where will be the event held?
The Commonwealth Games 2022 will take place in Birmingham, England. In 2017, the city was announced to host the event. Fifteen stadiums in the city will be hosting different events of the tournament. This is the third time that England is hosting the event.
|University of Birmingham||Hockey and squash|
|Smithfield||3×3 basketball, beach volleyball and the start of marathon events|
|Victoria Square||The end point of the marathon events|
|Cannock Chase Forest||Cycling – mountain biking|
|Coventry Arena||Judo and wrestling, rugby sevens|
|Sandwell Aquatics Centre||Swimming and diving|
|National Exhibition Centre||Netball, weightlifting/powerlifting, table tennis, boxing and badminton|
|West Park||Cycling – time trial|
|Myton Fields||Cycling – road race|
|Victoria Park||Spa-lawn bowling|
|Lee Valley VeloPark||Cycling – track|
Commonwealth Games 2022 Events:
There will be a total of 26 events in the Commonwealth Games 2022. among them, 23 events are old and we will be seeing 3 new events this year. They are Women’s T20 cricket, 3×3 basketball, and 3×3 wheelchair basketball.
Here, you will find the list of the events.
- Aquatics – diving
- Aquatics – swimming, and para-swimming
- Athletics and para athletics
- Basketball 3×3
- Beach volleyball
- Cricket T20
- Cycling – mountain bike
- Cycling – road race
- Cycling – time trial
- Cycling – track and para track
- Gymnastics – Artistic
- Gymnastics – rhythmic
- Lawn bowls and para lawn bowls
- Para powerlifting
- Rugby sevens
- Table tennis and para table tennis
- Triathlon and para-triathlon
- Wheelchair basketball 3×3