Commonwealth Games in 2022

The Commonwealth Games 2022 is already in full swing in Birmingham, UK. It is the 22nd edition of the international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth. Over 5,000 athletes have participated from 72 countries competing in 20 sports events.




09 August


Venue: Alexander Stadium

TV Channel: BBC, Sony, NBC






With the motto “Games for Everyone,” the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games started on 28th July with a grand opening ceremony. This 11-day sports gathering will draw its closing curtain on 9th August with the closing ceremony. The first day of sporting actions was on 29th July. We are already on Day 2 as of Saturday, 30th July.

The opening ceremony was held in the Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, and the same venue will provide the setting for the closing ceremony on 9th August. Cricket will be played at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. The gymnastics, basketball, beach volleyball, triathlon, hockey, squad, and marathon will all be in Birmingham city. Other sports will be in the West Midlands Region. The Basketball 3×3 and Women’s T20 Cricket are the new editions of the Commonwealth Games.

Here we have everything about the Commonwealth Games 2022, when and where, schedule, events, tickets, and how to watch in the UK, Canada, Australia, India, and the USA.

Basic Info:

  • Host City: Birmingham, UK
  • Date: 28 July 2022 to 9 August 2022
  • Nations Participating: 72
  • Athletes Participating: 5,054
  • Events: 20 Sports
  • Venues: 16
  • Main Venue: Alexander Stadium
  • TV: BBC, Sony, CBC, 7+, NBC

When and Where is the Commonwealth Games 2022?

The Commonwealth Games 2022 started with the opening ceremony on 28th July. After 11 days of sporting actions, it will end with the closing ceremony on 9th August. Day 2 of sports is already live on 30th July. It will be held in 16 venues in and around Birmingham, UK.

How many Events will be Played?

The Commonwealth Games 2022 will feature 20 sporting events.  The Basketball 3×3 and Women’s T20 Cricket are making debuts.

  1.  Aquatics
  2.  Athletics
  3.  Badminton
  4.  3×3 basketball
  5.  Beach volleyball
  6.  Boxing
  7.  Cricket 
  8.  Cycling 
  9.  Gymnastics 
  10.  Field hockey 
  11.  Judo
  12.  Lawn bowls 
  13.  Netball 
  14.  Powerlifting
  15.  Rugby sevens 
  16.  Squash 
  17.  Table tennis 
  18.  Triathlon 
  19.  Weightlifting
  20.  Wrestling

Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 2 Schedule

Day 2 of the 11-day sporting competition is underway on Saturday, 30th July. Let’s check out the full schedule for Day 2 right below.

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All Times in BST (GMT+1)

  • Lawn Bowls, Para Lawn Bowls – 8:30 am
  • Badminton – 9:00 am
  • Artistic gymnastics – 9:00 am
  • Hockey – 9:00 am
  • Rugby Sevens – 9:00 am
  • Weightlifting – 9:00 am
  • Table Tennis, Para Table Tennis – 9:30 am
  • Track Cycling, Para Track Cycling – 10:00 am
  • Swimming, Para Swimming – 10:30 am
  • Cricket T20 – 11:00 am
  • Boxing – noon
  • Netball – noon
  • Squash – noon
  • Badminton – 2:00 pm
  • Hockey – 2:00 pm
  • Beach Volleyball – 2:30 pm
  • Lawn Bowls, Para Lawn Bowls – 3:00 pm
  • Basketball 3×3, Wheelchair Basketball 3×3 – 3:30 pm
  • Track Cycling, Para Track Cycling – 4:00 pm
  • Table Tennis, Para Table Tennis – 4:00 pm
  • Artistic Gymnastics – 4:30 pm
  • Rugby Sevens – 5:30 pm
  • Cricket T20 – 6:00 pm
  • Netball – 6:00 pm
  • Squash – 6:00 pm
  • Boxing – 6:30 pm
  • Badminton – 7:00 pm
  • Hockey – 7:00 pm
  • Swimming, Para Swimming – 7:00 pm
  • Beach Volleyball – 7:00 pm
  • Basketball 3×3, Wheelchair Basketball 3×3 – 7:30 pm
  • Weightlifting – 8:00 pm

Commonwealth Games Medal Standings 2022:

Here’s a list of top-performing countries so far.

Pos Team Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Australia 9 4 4 17
2 England 3 6 3 12
3 New Zealand 3 3 1 7
4 Scotland 1 2 4 7
5 Canada 1 2 1 4

How to Buy Tickets?

The tickets for the Commonwealth Games 2022 are available on the official site. Tickets are being sold on a first-come, first-served basis. The tickets start from £8 for the under 16s and £15 for adults.

How to watch it in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, and India?

Here’s how to watch the Commonwealth Games 2022 in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, and India.


BBC has the official right to broadcast the Commonwealth Games 2022 on TV in the UK. So, fans can watch the coverage on the BBC Network. To watch the live stream, you can tune in on BBC iPlayer.


The event will also be available in the United States despite no athletes taking part. NBC Network will provide coverage of the event. Check out the Olympic Channel of the NBC Network to catch the Commonwealth Games 2022 coverage.


Fans in Canada can enjoy the event on CBC. They will broadcast selected events and highlights.


Channel 7+ is the official broadcasting partner in Australia to provide the coverage of the event. You can tune in on 7+ to enjoy selected events.


Sony Networks will provide live coverage of various events in India. They will also provide the highlights. Fans in India can check out the Sony LIV app for live streaming.

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