Commonwealth Games is all set to start from 4th April and will go on until 15th April. This would be the 21st Commonwealth games, and Australia is the country which is hosting the event for five times which includes the present Commonwealth Games. The event with taking place in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. For such reason, the event is called the Gold Coast 2018.
Previously the same sports event took place in this country in 1938, 1962, 1982 and 2006. This opening event on 4th April will be full of entertainment, and many eminent musicians, dancers, and star celebrities will be participating and even attending the gala show.
Commonwealth Games 2018 Live Stream
There are different television broadcasters in different countries who will air the event live from Australia. All the commonwealth viewers around the Globe will watch this event either in their television set or online if they do not have a cable connection with them.
Watch Commonwealth Games live streaming 2018 from any Countries
Let’s check out the streaming channels to watch Commonwealth Games 2018 live online from different Countries around the world.
NEP is the channel in the country which will air the event for 11 days live with high quality and speed. This Channel has the official right to broadcast all the ceremonies of the sports event starting from Opening event to closing event as well.
One who does not have the cable connection in the country with the help of online streaming channels like Sling TV, DirectTV, VPN, Apple TV one can watch all the sports seamlessly in their devices available with them. One has to subscribe very less amount per month for the service and they will be able to watch them live. There is always a free trial run for seven days, and one can avail the same to test their service.
In India, one can catch all the events live from Australia in Sony Ten and Star Sports. One who cannot watch the event on television can watch them on their mobile, laptop, desktop, iPad, iPhone and another device by just browsing the channel’s website and watch the event live.
In countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Maldives, and Pakistan the event will be watched on television in Ten Sports Channel and one who cannot avail the chance of watching the event on Television can watch them live in their devices available with them by just browsing the website of the channel and can also stream online through Facebook or Virtual Private Network(VPN)
It is the ESPN Channel who will be broadcasting all the sports for long 11 days and one can watch them live with the help of cable connection in the USA. The cord cutters with the help of Sling TV, Fubo TV, Express VPN, Apple TV and PlayStation Vue can stream the channels online seamlessly in their devices available with them. A monthly subscription is necessary for such services which range from $20-$35 and before subscribing one can go for a free trial run to test their service.
It is TVNZ channel will be broadcasting the event for 11 days, and one can watch them on television and others who are devoid of cable connection can browse the channel in their devices with high internet speed. One can stream the channels online through Facebook and Twitter.
Facebook and Twitter will not let the viewers to streaming the games online live but will also update the special moments of each game for 11 days. A lot of interviews with the athletes and sportsmen and women will be highlighted in these two social network mediums. All viewers must keep an eye on each update.
Commonwealth Games 2018 Facts
A total number of countries and territories participating 2018 Commonwealth games is 70.
The commonwealth population is 2.1 billion in number. Around 6,600 athletes will be participating in the event.
The event will have more than 15,000 volunteers. The official broadcaster of the event is none other than GC2018.com.
Time and Venue of Opening ceremony of Commonwealth 2018
The Opening ceremony of the event will be a grand opening and this will take place in Gold Coast in Carrara Stadium. This inaugural ceremony will start from 7 pm AEST and will continue till 22:15 AEST on 4th of April 2018. At the start of the program, the total number of 71 athletes will hold the flag of their nation and will participate in the parade.
The famous Australian Songwriter and singer Delta Goodrem will be headlining the opening ceremony of the Sports event.