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. Also Read - CWG Gold Medallist Weightlifter K Sanjita Chanu's Provisional Suspension Revoked by International Weightlifting Federation
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 Also Read - Sanjita's provisional ban lifted by International Weightlifting Federation
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. Also Read - Haryana sports minister seeks apology from Bhaker but IOA chief slams him
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