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Commonwealth Games: Birmingham puts on captivating opening ceremony

Commonwealth Games: Birmingham puts on captivating opening ceremony

By Naveel Krishant
Friday 29/07/2022
[Image: Birmingham 2022]

Birmingham opened its Commonwealth Games in spectacular style with a captivating, hopeful ceremony at Alexander Stadium.

The BBC reports that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai emphasised the importance of education in a surprise appearance while diver Tom Daley made a show of support for LGBTQ+ rights as the baton relay concluded.

Looking at the games, the Fijiana 7s team will face Scotland in their first match at 8.22 tonight, they will meet South Africa in their second match at 4.30am tomorrow before they face Australia at 8.22pm tomorrow.

The semifinals will kick off at 6.42am Sunday while the womenโ€™s gold final will start at 8.04am Monday.

The Fiji Men's 7s first match is against Zambia at 12.02am tomorrow, then they will meet Canada at 8.32am before they play Wales in their final pool match at 12.02am Sunday.

You can download the fijivillage app and listen to commentaries on the live radio option on Viti FM.


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