SPN Bagged TV and Digital Rights of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Watch the LIVE coverage of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on SONY SIX, SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 3 & SONY TEN 4 channels starting from 28th July 2022 at 11:30 pm IST. Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held between 28th July to 8th August in England. Sony Pictures Networks India bags exclusive TV and digital rights to broadcast the multi-sporting event in India. Women’s cricket makes its Commonwealth Games debut; eight nations compete in the T20 format for the gold medal.
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Live
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has acquired the exclusive TV and digital rights for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The 22nd iteration of the multi-sporting event will take place between 28th July to 8th August 2022. The deal provides SPN with exclusive rights to broadcast the games in India and the subcontinent including countries such as Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bhutan and Maldives and will also be available to livestream on their premium OTT platform, SonyLIV.
The quadrennial event will witness participation from 72 nations and will feature 19 sports along with eight para-sports across 11 days of the event. Competitions will be facilitated across athletics, badminton, swimming, basketball, boxing, wrestling, hockey, judo and others.
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will witness the sports like basketball 3×3, wheelchair basketball 3×3, beach volleyball and para table tennis. Additionally, to promote women’s cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Birmingham Organising Committee announced the inclusion of women’s cricket in the T20 format. The ICC has fully sanctioned the Birmingham 2022 competition.
Over the past two decades, India has seen a steady growth in the medal tally at the Commonwealth Games, with the Indian contingent marking 2010 Commonwealth Games as their most successful campaign with 101 medals. India’s next feat arrived when the nation secured the third position on the points table at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where they showcased their best-ever performance as a non-host nation with a 66-medal haul.