How to Watch Commonwealth Games on FireStick (2023)


This is a step-by-step guide on how to watch Commonwealth games on FireStick, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube.

Sports have always played a part to reunite people across the globe, and the event of Commonwealth Games is accomplishing the same. The games are scheduled from 28 of July to 8 of August taking place across Birmingham and the West Midlands where 72 nations with 5000 athletes are participating.

The Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth games is going to be held on 28 July Friday 2022 at Alexander Stadium. Moreover, the budget of the game is £800m which is claimed to be the most costly sports event ever held in Britain since the London Olympics 2012. Thus the audience is exceptionally excited to see the opening of such a great event.

The opening ceremony is nearly here! the Alexander Stadium will be full of energy and enthusiasm with the arrival of Peaky Blinders’ writer and creator, Steven Knight. The ceremony will feature dancers & performers with the 1,000-strong choir and the appearance of the Queen’s Baton. 

The games soon being held sound to be magnificent and a one-time experience. However, if you cannot physically attend the event BBC iPlayer is providing a seamless online journey. It will stream free coverage of all games in the event being a center for the games taking place around the world.

Since the BBC iPlayer is a famous British streaming service therefore the content is only available to UK residents. To stream with BBC iPlayer outside the UK, it is strictly advised that you use a VPN on your FireStick device.

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Watch Commonwealth Games on FireStick – BBC iPlayer

BBC is broadcasting the Commonwealth games for the 18th time consecutively. Similarly, this year also BBC iPlayer will show all events, live-action, highlights, and news to its audience.

The BBC iPlayer has to be sideloaded with a third-party app since it is not available in the Amazon App Store, our recommendation is the Downloader app.

If you’re outside the UK then make sure to install and use ExpressVPN and connect UK server to access BBC iPlayer in your country.

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open your FireStick Home screen and click on the Find option in the menu. Now select Search 


Step 2: Search Downloader on the search bar and select from the options given


Step 3: Select the Downloader application from the suggestions given below


Step 4: Click on Download 


Step 5: Wait for the application to install


Step 6: Click Open once the app is downloaded so you can access


Step 7: Now go back to the FireStick Home page and click on the Settings icon on the right side


Step 8: Click on the My Fire TV option given


Step 9: Select the Developer Option given


Step 10: Now click on Install Unknown Apps and proceed


Step 11: Now Turn ON the Developer option provided


Step 12: The default page of the Downloader application will open, here you are required to type the URL


Step 13: Click Allow to let the application access your media and files


Step 14: Click OK whenever a prompt appears and continue


Step 15: Now type the URL and click GO make sure the URL is correctly typed since it is case sensitive

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Step 16: Click Download


Step 17: Once the download finishes, click Install


Step 18: Press Install again


Step 19: Once the app is installed, press Done


Step 20: Go back to FireStick Home, go to Settings, then click Applications


Step 21: Now select Manage Installed Applications


Step 22: Here you will find BBC iPlayer, Click Launch Application


Step 23: Select the Common Wealth Games 2022 and stream online for free with BBC iPlayer


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All you need to know about Commonwealth Games 2022

Since 1930 the Commonwealth Games are being held with a 4-year gap that is now covering 19 sports. One of the newest countries participating in the Games is the Maldives, history shows the most winning country in the games is Australia.

The Commonwealth Games includes 286 sessions over 11 days in the UK. The games will be played in the presence of legends Michael Johnson, Denise Lewis, Jess Ennis-Hill, Colin Jackson, Steve Cram, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Steve Backley, and Paula Radcliffe in the studio as each athletics competition occurs.

The Alexander Stadium is sold out for about 30,000 people for the opening ceremony and the athletes will show up from all around the world to make history by their name.

Moreover, one of the new sports in the Commonwealth Games is the Women’s T20 Cricket where the trial will take place in Birmingham, and the venue for the game is Edgbaston stadium which has a history pulling to the year 1882 before now.

Furthermore, the Commonwealth Games in 2022 also included para table tennis thus the Games have increased in para-sports as compared to previous events highlighting a total of eight para-sports in the calculation.

Tickets for the Commonwealth Games 2022 are now available to the crowd, beginning from $10 for children and around $18 for adults. Yet unrestricted/free viewing is open for the games of the marathon, cycling road race, cycling time trial, triathlon, and cycling mountain bike events.

Sports in the Commonwealth Games 2022

The great Commonwealth games are intended to be held in 15 venues across the UK. 7 venues are declared to be in Birmingham and the others in UK’s West Midlands area. The different sports taking place in these venues for Commonwealth Games are mentioned below:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Driving
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Netball
  • Para powerlifting
  • Rugby Sevens
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Weightlifting
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wrestling

Commonwealth Games 2022 Schedule

Event Dates
Athletics – Marathon July 30
Athletics & Para Athletics August 2-7
Aquatics – Swimming & Para-Swimming July 29 – August 3
Aquatics – Diving August 4-8
Badminton July 29 – August 8
Basketball 3×3 & Wheelchair Basketball 3×3 July 29 – August 2
Beach Volleyball July 30 – August 7
Boxing July 29 – August 4; 6-7
Cricket July 29-31; August 2-4; 6-7
Cycling – Mountain Bike August 3
Cycling – Road Race August 7
Cycling – Time Trial August 4
Cycling – Track & Para Track July 29 – August 1
Gymnastics – Artistic July 29 – August 2
Gymnastics – Rhythmic August 4-6
Hockey July 29 – August 8
Judo August 1-3
Lawn Bowls & Para Lawn Bowls July 29 – August 6
Netball July 29 – August 7
Para Powerlifting August 4
Rugby Sevens July 29-31
Squash July 29 – August 8
Table Tennis & Para Table Tennis July 29 – August 8
Triathlon & Para Triathlon July 29, 31
Weightlifting July 30 – August 3
Wrestling August 5-6
Opening Ceremony July 28
Closing Ceremony August 8

Countries Participating in Commonwealth Games 2022

The Birmingham Commonwealth is featuring 72 countries with 5,054 Athletes participating. Here is the list of Countries that are taking part in one of the famous World Sports Competition of Commonwealth Games 2022.

  1. Anguilla
  2. Antigua and Barbuda
  3. Australia
  4. Bahamas
  5. Bangladesh
  6. Barbados
  7. Belize
  8. Bermuda
  9. Botswana
  10. The British Virgin Islands
  11. Brunei
  12. Cameroon
  13. Canada
  14. Cayman Islands
  15. Cook Islands
  16. Cyprus
  17. Dominica
  18. England
  19. Eswatini
  20. Falkland Islands
  21. Fiji
  22. Ghana
  23. Gibraltar
  24. Grenada
  25. Guernsey
  26. Guyana
  27. India
  28. Isle of Man
  29. Jamaica
  30. Jersey
  31. Kenya
  32. Kiribati
  33. Lesotho
  34. Malawi
  35. Malaysia
  36. Maldives
  37. Malta
  38. Mauritius
  39. Montserrat
  40. Mozambique
  41. Namibia
  42. Nauru
  43. New Zealand
  44. Nigeria
  45. Niue
  46. Norfolk Island
  47. Northern Ireland
  48. Pakistan
  49. Papua New Guinea
  50. Rwanda
  51. Samoa
  52. Scotland
  53. Seychelles
  54. Sierra Leone
  55. Singapore
  56. Solomon Islands
  57. South Africa
  58. Sri Lanka
  59. St Helena
  60. St Kitts and Nevis
  61. St Lucia
  62. St Vincent and the Grenadines
  63. Tanzania
  64. The Gambia
  65. Tonga
  66. Trinidad and Tobago
  67. Turks and Caicos Islands
  68. Tuvalu
  69. Uganda
  70. Vanuatu
  71. Wales
  72. Zambia

Commonwealth Games 2022: Mother taking Place of her Late Daughter

This summer in the Commonwealth games a mother will carry the Queen’s Baton Relay in remembrance of her daughter who was nominated. Unfortunately, the teenager passed away and left too soon & too young before learning about her nomination being accepted.

The 14-year-old child Skye Gardner, of Wednesfield, had been selected for Commonwealth Games 2022 however her coronary heart disease (CHD) did not let her survive.

The minor had been nominated to carry the Baton by her teachers at Westcroft School, amongst many children she used to shine for her readiness to never give up and deal with whatever life tossed at her from a very young age. In her memory, the mother Laura will participate in her relay where the outstanding teenager will be celebrated.

Alternatives to watch Commonwealth Games 2022

There are plenty of ways to watch the Commonwealth Games on Firestick. I have listed some of them by which you can stream every match. These alternatives are:

FAQs – Commonwealth Games 2022

1 Which African City will host Commonwealth Games 2022?

It was decided on 2 September 2015, at a General Assembly in Auckland, New Zealand that Durban City, South Africa will host Commonwealth Games 2022.

2 Where is the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony?

The XXII Commonwealth Games opening ceremony is in Birmingham, dated 28 July 2022 Thursday.

3 How many countries are in Commonwealth 2022?

The Commonwealth Games 2022 contains 72 nations mentioned in the list above.

Summing UP

The blog has shared a guide on how to watch Commonwealth Games 2022 on FireStick. The most convenient and easy method is with the BBC iPlayer which will stream all games in HD quality and for free. BBC iPlayer will bring you the true experience of the Commonwealth Games which comprises 286 sessions taking place over 11 days in the UK.

However, you are required to connect your FireStick with ExpressVPN to circumvent the geo-restriction that is imposed. Furthermore, you can enjoy the 19 different sports competitions with the best athletes from all over the world.

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