Jul 29, 2022 03:05 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: Fireworks, music, dancers and a chart-topping pop band
Duran Duran brings the proceedings to a loud and vivid finish. That’s that from this opening ceremony however it isn’t even near being the tip. Over the subsequent two weeks, the athletes who have been within the parade right now and those that could not make it is going to give it their all to win these elusive CWG medals. We shall be masking each little bit of it right here and so do stick with us for all of it. It is goodbye for now!
Jul 29, 2022 02:56 AM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: And now over to Duran Duran
The get together shall be ended by the large ticket British pop act. When you have been somebody who have been uncovered to music from that aspect of the world within the Nineteen Eighties, this could be a pleasant little second for you.
Jul 29, 2022 02:51 AM IST
CWG Opening Ceremony Stay: The twenty second CWG have been declared open!
The Prince of Wales, studying out from the Queen’s letter, declares the Video games open.
Jul 29, 2022 02:44 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: The Queen’s message learn out by the Prince of Wales
The Baton lastly will get handed over to Louise Martin who does some fidgeting as she takes out a message from UK’s Queen Elizabeth II. It’s learn out by the Queen’s son Charles, Prince of Wales. The Baton went by the palms of hockey’s Alex Danson, table-tennis’s Kim Daybell, boxing’s Galal Yafai, gymnast Max Whitlock, and observe and area’s Denise Lewis earlier than reaching Martin.
Jul 29, 2022 02:40 AM IST
CWG opening ceremony reside updates: The baton arrives within the stadium
Diver Tom Daley brings the baton into the stadium. Its journey began out in Cyprus and has travelled 90,000 miles earlier than reaching right here.
Jul 29, 2022 02:34 AM IST
Birmingham 2022 opening ceremony reside: CWG flag is hoisted
The ceremonial Commonwealth Video games flag is introduced out and hoisted after which Commonwealth Video games Federation Louise Martin walks out to present a speech.
Jul 29, 2022 02:23 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: England stroll out
The hosts are the final to stroll out with Queen’s We Will Rock You blaring out on the Alexander Stadium. Their contingent is made from 400 athletes and they’re all on the market in purple blazers and white shirts.
Jul 29, 2022 02:18 AM IST
Birmingham 2022 opening ceremony reside: Over to Europe
So we now attain the continent that has the host nation. Cyprus, Gibraltar, Gurnsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Malta, Northern Eire, Scotland and Wales.
Jul 29, 2022 02:16 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: And now for the Jamaicans
The standout on this contingent, after all, is Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, having just lately gained the 100m on the World Athletics Championships for a report fifth time!
Jul 29, 2022 02:09 AM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: The Asian athletes parade
Pakistan stroll out shortly after India. Wrestler Mohammad Imam and Bismah Maroof, the talismanic captain of the cricket workforce are their flagbearers. It must be famous that the comic Joe Lycett launched the Asian nations by saying, “I’m going to do one thing now that the British authorities doesn’t all the time do and welcome some foreigners.” The commentators studiously ignore that little second.
Jul 29, 2022 01:58 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: India stroll out!
Manpreet Singh and PV Sindhu lead out the Indian athletes as anticipated. 215 athletes accross 16 disciplines. India’s medal tally within the final CWG was their greatest after the 2010 haul and in the event that they handle to match that, or get anyplace near it, regardless of the absence of capturing, it is going to be a outstanding achievement certainly.
Jul 29, 2022 01:56 AM IST
Birmingham 2022 opening ceremony reside: Time for Asia!
Bangladesh is the primary nation to stroll out. Right here we go then, the Indians may stroll out any time now.
Jul 29, 2022 01:55 AM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: The Americas
A few of the nations strolling out are Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Isles, Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Helena, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vinc & Grenadines, The Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago and Turks & Caicos Isles.
Jul 29, 2022 01:46 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: African nations’ parade continues
South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles are a number of the nations which have walked out to date. South African swimmer Chad Le Clos has gained a complete of 17 medals. He may very nicely develop into essentially the most succesfull athlete within the historical past of CWG this yr.
Jul 29, 2022 01:42 AM IST
CWG Opening Ceremony Stay: A message from Eliud Kipchoge
The Kenyans stroll out and with that may be a digital message from lengthy distance working nice Eliud Kipchoge.
Jul 29, 2022 01:38 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: Adopted by nations from Africa
Botswana is the primary African nation to stroll out, the continent’s oldest democracy and is adopted by Cameroon.
Jul 29, 2022 01:32 AM IST
CWG Opening Ceremony Stay: Nations from Oceania
Australia are adopted by nations just like the Cook dinner Islands, Kiribati, Fiji after which, after all, New Zealand, who’ve hosted the Video games themselves on just a few events prior to now.
Jul 29, 2022 01:26 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: The athletes’ parade begins!
The CWG champions Australia are the primary nation to stroll out. 6500 athletes from all 72 nations and territories can have the chance to stroll out in entrance of the gang for the primary time this video games. Australia themselves have a wholesome 433 athletes of their contingent.
Jul 29, 2022 01:22 AM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: Bhangra time!
Bhangra rang out within the stadium briefly as totally different units of dancers paid tribute to totally different cultures who reside within the metropolis. The dancers present the totally different cultures beginning to conflict as an alternative of working collectively and that angers the bull once more. The bull is ultimately calmed down and the metallic armours from its physique is taken away in a moderately calming sequence.
Jul 29, 2022 01:18 AM IST
CWG Opening Ceremony Stay: The Raging Bull!
Feminine chain makers pull into the stadium a ten metres excessive iron bull, a tribute to the darkish historical past of girls chain makers who have been often known as white slaves within the late nineteenth century within the metropolis. The feminine staff in these factories have been underpaid and overworked. The chains they made, the commentators say, was used within the slave commerce however their state was no higher than that of the slaves themselves. The bull breaks freed from the chains and appears to run amock earlier than being calmed down by Stella, the protagonist of the ceremony.
Jul 29, 2022 01:07 AM IST
CWG opening ceremony reside updates: Tony Iommi and ballet in water
Opening ceremonies of multi-sporting occasions does present some moderately unusual mash-ups and that is a type of. Tony Lommi, guitarist of pioneering heavy metallic band Black Sabbath, performs as dancers carry out ballet in prop ‘canals’, a tribute to the miles and miles of waterways that exist in Birmingham. That is adopted by a rendition of Hear My Voice, with dancers from Essential Mass, a 300-strong dance collective from throughout the West Midlands, bust some strikes. Soweto Kinch, Indigo Marshall and Gambimi additionally take part.
Jul 29, 2022 12:58 AM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: Malala Yousafzai speaks
The Pakistani activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate is at the moment primarily based within the metropolis. She begins out by talking about how she was welcomed into the town by these she and her household interacted with. She ends her speech by saying “Welcome to Birmingham”.
Jul 29, 2022 12:57 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: A historical past of Birmingham performs out
A creative depiction of Birmingham’s cultural evolution, which features a little tribute to the good Charlie Chaplin, who hails from the town.
Jul 29, 2022 12:51 AM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: Pink Arrows fly-by
The nationwide anthem is adopted with a fly-by from the Pink Arrows, the aerobatics show workforce of the British Royal Air Pressure.
Jul 29, 2022 12:44 AM IST
CWG opening ceremony reside updates: The British nationwide anthem
The automobiles stand within the formation of the British flag in the midst of stadium and Birmingham Conservatoire graduate and mezzo-soprano Samantha Oxborough performs the nation’s nationwide anthem.
Jul 29, 2022 12:42 AM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: A tribute to Birmingham’s auto trade
Birmingham has performed a pioneering function within the historical past of the British automotive trade. 72 automobiles from throughout 5 a long time have been assembled within the stadium as tribute to this and the commentators says these are all locals driving their very own automobiles into the center. Amongst them, are Prince Charles, driving his Aston Martin which he purchased within the Seventies.
Jul 29, 2022 12:35 AM IST
CWG opening ceremony reside updates: The Name to Collect sequence
Indian classical singer Ranjana Ghatak takes the lead after Tetteh. The part is meant to showcase the variety of Birmingham. A mix of reside performances and an AV sequence.
Jul 29, 2022 12:32 AM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: Right here we go!
Nicely the ceremony has begun. Drummer-percussionist Abraham Paddy Tetteh is main the ‘call-to-gather’ to begin issues off on the Alexander Stadium.
Jul 29, 2022 12:10 AM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: The venues
The Video games shall be held in 14 venues accross Birmingham. These embrace the Area Birmingham for gymnastics, the Coventry Constructing Society Area for rugby sevens, wrestling and Judo, the Channock Chase forest for biking and mountain bike, the College of Birmingham’s hockey and squash centres, Sandwell Aquatics Centre, Smithfield for 3×3 basketball, 3×3 wheelchair basketball and seaside volleyball and the Lee Valley VeloPark for observe biking and para observe. The Birminghan Nationwide Exhibition Centre is the venue for a plethora of sports activities like badminton, boxing, desk tennis, weightlifting and its para-sport variants. Lastly, there may be Edgbaston, a reputation acquainted for Indian cricket followers and it is going to be the place the ladies’s T20 match will happen.
Jul 28, 2022 11:54 PM IST
CWG Opening Ceremony Stay: The medals on supply
Three college students from the Faculty of Jewelry in Birmingham have designed the medals, ribbons, and bins that shall be awarded to athletes on the Video games. The gold, silver, and bronze medals are being made in Birmingham’s Jewelry Quarter, and key options of the design embrace symbolising an aerial map of the host area’s street and canal community.
Jul 28, 2022 11:31 PM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: Conventional apparel for the Indian contingent
The Indians shall be fitted in bandhgala fits for the occassion. Athletes are posting images on their social media handles and so is the Sports activities Authority of India.
Jul 28, 2022 11:13 PM IST
CWG opening ceremony reside updates: The capturing ache
Australia’s capturing governing physique has launched a social media marketing campaign to get capturing included within the programme for the 2026 Commonwealth Video games and so it isn’t solely India who’re indignant in regards to the sport being ommitted. One can perceive why India was so dismayed although. One all the time hates to see a sport with a lot historical past getting dropped from the CWG however for India, capturing constitutes 27 % of all medals gained by the nation within the occasion.
Jul 28, 2022 11:08 PM IST
Birmingham 2022 opening ceremony reside: India to compete in 16 occasions
The Indian contingent consists of 215 athletes and they are going to be competing accross 16 disciplines.
Jul 28, 2022 10:56 PM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: India’s efficiency within the final CWG
India gained 26 Gold medals and a complete of 66 medals at Gold Coast 2018, thus ending third on the medal desk. This was their greatest end on the CWG for the reason that 2010 Video games, which the nation hosted.
Jul 28, 2022 10:38 PM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: What’s in retailer right now?
There shall be a complete lot packed into the three and a half or so hours which were allotted for this extravaganza. It’s going to function from Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi will function in addition to abilities corresponding to Indigo Marshall and Gambini. ‘80’s heartthrobs Duran Duran are the headlining musical act.
Jul 28, 2022 10:17 PM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: Indian cricketers may give opening ceremony a miss
India face Australia of their first match which begins at 3.30pm IST, which suggests it 11am native time. PTI studies that the workforce might give the ceremony a miss due to the early begin.
Jul 28, 2022 10:10 PM IST
Birmingham 2022 opening ceremony reside: Cricket
We aren’t used to cricketers saying issues like they’re competing for a gold medal however that’s precisely what India’s girls’s workforce stars have been saying for the previous few days. Ladies’s T20 cricket makes its debut this yr on the CWG and cricket itself is making a comeback after 1998.
Jul 28, 2022 09:56 PM IST
CWG opening ceremony reside updates: Numbers recreation
There shall be 1,875 medals up for grabs throughout all of the sporting occasions, and for the primary time ever in a worldwide, multi-sport occasion, there are extra girls’s occasions than males’s. The Video games web site additionally states that “over 14,000 volunteers” shall be working throughout occasions over the subsequent 11 days with over 2,000 concerned in tonight’s opening ceremony.
Jul 28, 2022 09:49 PM IST
Commonwealth Video games Stay updates: The Alexander Stadium
The venue for the opening and shutting ceremonies of Birmingham 2022, and the athletics occasions as nicely, was the place Neeraj Chopra gained a historic silver medal on the World Championships only a fortnight again. The Alexander Stadium has been the house of UK Athletics since 2011 and underwent intensive renovations for the CWG over the previous three years.
Jul 28, 2022 09:36 PM IST
CWG 2022 Stay: India’s flagbearers
A groin damage dominated out Neeraj Chopra from the Commonwealth Video games which meant that India needed to discover a new flagbearer. Few may argue in opposition to PV Sindhu, who has gained medals in almost each main match she has performed in not less than as soon as. Sindhu had additionally been India’s flagbearer at Gold Coast 2018. This time, although, she couldn’t be alone in entrance of the contingent, with the Video games organising committee informing the IOA that there must be a male flagbearer as nicely, after which Manpreet was chosen. Manpreet had been India’s flagbearer on the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony as nicely.
Jul 28, 2022 09:17 PM IST
CWG Opening Ceremony Stay: Good day and welcome!
It is time for lights and dancers and singers and fireworks as a result of the Commonwealth Video games are again! Birmingham 2022 has had the type of build-up that few different editions of the CWG had, due to the pandemic and, from an Indian perspective, the threats of a boycott that got here in July 2019 from the IOA as a result of omission of capturing from the record of occasions. But, right here we’re, with India dispatching a contingent of greater than 200 athletes. What’s an enormous sports activities even with out some drama in any case. In just a few hours, we are going to see the CWG being formally declared open. Keep tuned!