CGF and Sky New Zealand agree long term CWG broadcast deal

Commonwealth Games 2022 
Date : 28 July to 8 August, 2022 
Country : England 
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The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and Sky New Zealand have concurred a drawn out bargain that will see Sky broadcast and stream the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as well as the 2026 Games. The understanding is for privileges across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands and it implies that Sky has selective Commonwealth Games freedoms to communicate live, deferred, get up to speed and on request inclusion, including features and clasps.

Birmingham 2022 and the 2026 Games

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held from 27 July to 7 August and are set to see 72 Commonwealth countries and domains contend across 19 games. CGF CEO David Grevemberg CBE said: “We are more than happy to report Sky as New Zealand’s freedoms holding telecaster for the Commonwealth Games in a drawn out responsibility that will cover Birmingham 2022 and the 2026 Games.

“Sky have exhibited a genuine obligation to orientation balance through its transmission of Birmingham 2022, which is set to be the principal major multi-sport occasion in history to have a larger number of ladies’ decoration occasions than men’s.

“This declaration truly intends that there will be expanded inclusion of ladies’ game across Sky’s detailing of the Commonwealth Games and for that reason we see this as an incredible organization that will move ladies and young ladies through the influence of game.

“I might want to say thanks to Sky and our CGF Partnerships group for their work in setting up this understanding and assisting with advancing our upsides of Humanity, Equality and Destiny across the Commonwealth.” Chief and Secretary General of the New Zealand Olympic Committee. Kereyn Smith said: “Like clockwork the Commonwealth meets up to celebrate sport and our common history. “Our competitors test themselves against probably the most incredible on the planet and we are glad to be working with a rights-holding telecaster that has demonstrated they are specialists in their field. “We additionally welcome Sky’s continuous help of the New Zealand Team as they broaden their well established organization with us through until 2026.”

“We invite the drawn out arrangement that covers the 2026 Commonwealth Games also, and the augmentation of our longstanding organization with the New Zealand Olympic Committee for a similar period. We anticipate working intently together, remembering for our common objective to expand perceivability and cooperation in ladies’ game.”

About CGF

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is the association liable for the essential course of the Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Youth Games and related tasks and drives across the Commonwealth Sport Movement. Definitely more than a quadrennial brandishing exhibition, we accept that game is only the start. Working with our 71 CGAs across our six locales, and through sport, we assemble serene, maintainable and prosperous networks across the Commonwealth.