BBC announce Commonwealth Coverage
The Super lovely Betty Glover will be leading on the Netball Coverage.
Some of the highlights as host broadcaster are
• BBC Sport to broadcast more than 200 hours of live coverage across BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Three
• Up to 11 streams on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website, additional Red Button coverage
• Hazel Irvine, Clare Balding, Gabby Logan, Jason Mohammad, Holly Hamilton and Ayo Akinwolere to present live action on BBC TV
• New for 2022, Olympian Max Whitlock joins the BBC TV team to offer analysis and insight
• JJ Chalmers and Isa Guha to front daily BBC One highlights show
• Extensive wider coverage across the BBC including Sport Relief All-Star Games: Birmingham 2022, Denise Lewis: On A Mission and much more!
Join the BBC this summer for wall to wall sporting action and more from the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games across TV, radio and online as the competition returns to UK soil for the first time since 2014.
The BBC will broadcast more than 200 hours of live sport coverage across BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Three with even more coverage available on up to 11 streams on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website, plus additional live coverage on the Red Button. All of the latest action will be available 24/7 on the BBC as athletes take part over the 11 days of the competition.
Daily live TV coverage will be led by Hazel Irvine, Clare Balding, Gabby Logan, Jason Mohammad, Holly Hamilton and Ayo Akinwolere from Thursday 28 July. JJ Chalmers and Isa Guha will bring viewers an evening highlights show on BBC One.
Joining them will be an expert line up of former Olympians and top class athletes to offer their insight and analysis as the events unfold in Birmingham.
BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio 5 Sports Extra will bring live commentary for athletics, swimming, netball, cricket and boxing, as well as updates on all the sporting events across the daily programming. New series Denise Lewis: On A Mission will feature the former Olympian in conversation with inspiring individuals from groups, charities and organisations that champion and challenge the five missions of Birmingham 2022.
BBC Sport online, the UK’s biggest digital sports service, will be a 24/7 home for the Commonwealth Games through the BBC Sport website and app with extensive short form video of the best moments, live text commentaries, reports, features and results to keep audiences across all the latest stories from Birmingham 2022.
Across the BBC during the Games there will be an abundance of special additional programming on BBC Breakfast, The One Show, Morning Live, CBBC, BBC Asian Network, BBC Midlands Today and more.
Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport said: “The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are one of the stand out events taking place in an incredible summer of sport. With the event back on British soil once more, we are thrilled to bring audiences unrivalled cross-platform coverage as sport stars from the Home Nations and Commonwealth countries give it their all.”