Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI) has acquired the exclusive TV and digital rights to Live broadcast the 2022 Commonwealth Games in India and the Indian subcontinent including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bhutan, and Maldives.
The multi-sporting event will take place in Birmingham from July 28, 2022, till August 8, 2022. Live coverage of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will be available 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. It can also be streamed on the go through the SonyLIV app and website.
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.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) and Birmingham Organising Committee have also announced the inclusion of women’s cricket in the T20 format to promote women’s cricket.
Rajesh Kaul, Chief Revenue Officer, Distribution and Head – Sports Business, Sony Pictures Networks India said, “After the record-breaking Olympic Games, our journey will now move ahead with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and we are certain that our Indian contingent will win big.”