Seven To Broadcast 2022 Commonwealth Games
The Seven Network has announced a broadcast deal with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), seeing the Australian company broadcast the upcoming 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
As part of the broadcast agreement, Seven will hold the rights to broadcast, digital, connected television, radio, social media, and subscription TV in Australia for the Games, which are set to begin on 28 July.
Announcing the partnership, CGF president, Dame Louise Martin said: “We are absolutely delighted to be partnering with Seven once again for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.”
“Seven has a long and successful track record when it comes to covering the Games and they will play a vital role in taking the very best of Commonwealth Sport and our athletes to millions of Australian supporters.
“With more medals for women than men, the largest ever Para sport programme and the debut of exciting new sports such as Women’s Cricket T20, I have no doubt Birmingham 2022 will be a spectacular success.
“Building on the success of Gold Coast 2018, Birmingham 2022 will have the largest business and tourism programme in history; leveraging the unique power of the Games to enhance the city’s global reputation and boosting tourism, jobs, trade and investment.
“We could not ask for a better partner than Seven to help support us in showcasing the competition,” she said.
Seven Network head of sport and Melbourne director, Lewis Martin, said Seven is excited to extend on its work in broadcasting the most recent 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
“We are looking forward to working with the Commonwealth Games Federation, Birmingham 2022 and our many wonderful athletes to present a fantastic competition,” Martin said.