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McColgan named BT Sport Action Woman of the Year

Eilish McColgan has been named BT Sport Action Woman of the Year to conclude an outstanding roster of achievements for the 31-year-old Scottish athlete. The middle and long-distance runner from Dundee has had a monumental year. Eilish claimed the first major title of her career at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, winning gold in the […]

November 17, 2022

Major events drive continued iPlayer growth

The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II, Birmingham hosting the Commonwealth Games, England facing Germany in the final of Women’s Euro 2022, and the final stages of Wimbledon saw viewers coming to BBC iPlayer in huge numbers during the third quarter of the year. Between July and September 2022, programmes were streamed 1.65 billion […]

November 10, 2022By Colin Mann

AsiaSat, ABU, Telstra deliver Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to APAC

The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), in a collaboration with Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS), selected AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat’s prime occasional use (OU) platform, for live coverage of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in the Asia-Pacific. During the event coverage, ABU Sports team on the ground managed the production of live broadcast signals at the International Broadcast […]

August 25, 2022

BBC: 57m streams for Commonwealth Games

BBC Sport’s coverage of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was streamed a record-breaking 57.1 million times during the 11-day event. This was over six times the amount of streams seen in previous years, with a total of 9 million for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and 8.2 million for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. […]

August 10, 2022

BBC signs Diamond League deal

BBC Sport has announced a new rights deal which sees every IAAF Diamond League event live on the BBC until 2024. The new four-year deal kicks off with live coverage from Gateshead from May 23rd on BBC Two. The 2021 series will see 14 meetings in total, with a Doha meet following Gateshead on May […]

May 13, 2021

Sunset+Vine named Commonwealth Games host broadcaster

Birmingham 2022 and CGF Partnerships (CGFP) has appointed sports broadcast production company Sunset+Vine as Host Broadcaster, responsible for delivering coverage of the Commonwealth Games to a global audience of more than 1.5 billion. The contract, which includes the option to extend coverage to the 2026 and 2030 editions of the Games, was awarded to Sunset+Vine […]

July 13, 2020