Live Updates

  • 6:13 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony Live: Lots of helicopter with fireworks. Well done Gold Coast, the main events start from tomorrow. A lot at stake from the 71 nations. Big opportunity to prove for every contingent. Stay tuned with india.com as we bring to you all the updates. It’s bye, for now!

  • 6:10 PM IST

  • 6:05 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony Live: This is all about Migaloo, the white whale.

  • 6:04 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony Live: What a splendid opening ceremony it has been, performers, athletes and officials and the most important part — the spectators. What an evening, before we head on to the main events tomorrow. Stay tuned with india.com for live updates and reports from the 21st CWG throughout the season.

  • 5:59 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony Live: Delta Goodrem is singing Welcome to Earth.

  • 5:58 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony Live: Olympic and dual CWG gold medalist Sally Pearson on her way up to the dais where the Queen’s message is removed – just – from the baton and handed to HRH Prince Charles.

  • 5:55 PM IST

  • 5:54 PM IST

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  • 5:52 PM IST

    Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony Live: Cyclist Brad McGee takes the baton ahead before handing it to Paralympic legend Kurt Fearnley.

Gold Coast, April 4: Hello and welcome to live coverage of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games being held at the Carrara Stadium.

The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games will feature 71 nations competing in 275 events across 18 different sports and seven para-sports over the next 11 days. The

In this edition, Beach Volleyball, Para Triathlon and Women’s Rugby Sevens will make their Games debuts, and for the first time an equal number of men’s and women’s medal events will be contested.

The Indian contingent have sent a 227-member participating in the marque tournament with ace badminton player PV Sindhu will be the flag-bearer for India at the opening ceremony.

CWG 2018 Opening Ceremony will get underway at 3 pm IST on Wednesday. The Opening Ceremony will be live on Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 2 HD, Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD. The live streaming will be on SonyLIV.com