In this post, I will show you how to stream Commonwealth Games 2022 on FireStick, Roku, Android TV, iPhone, Android, Xbox, PlayStation, iPad, and Apple TV without cable. I will talk about free, paid, and cheaper ways to stream the 11-day mega event. Read till the end to learn every trick.
Note: I will keep the post focused on Amazon’s Fire TV line of devices. You can use official apps on every smart device. The unofficial apps are compatible with FireStick only.
The 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games will officially open in Birmingham in the United Kingdom. The UK is doing host duties for the third time after London (in 1930) and Manchester (in 2002). The 2022 Commonwealth Games will be the biggest in history, with 72 countries and territories participating in 280 events in 20 sports. You don’t need to travel to the UK to watch every game live. Thanks to streaming services, you can easily catch your favorite sport and athlete at home without cable. Here’s how to watch Commonwealth Games 2022 online on FireStick.
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What Is the Commonwealth?
The Commonwealth or the Commonwealth of Nations was formed in 1949 via a formal constitution. The political association currently has a 56-member state. The majority of them used to be under the former British Empire. Similar to the Olympics, the Commonwealth Games take place every four years. The organization invites 56 member states to participate in the event.
Along with 56 member states, 18 territories that don’t participate in the Olympics get a chance to participate in the Commonwealth with their flag. The first Commonwealth Games event occurred in Hamilton, Canada, in 1930. 2022 one in Birmingham (UK) is the 22nd edition of the mega event.
Speaking of the US, the country doesn’t participate in the Commonwealth Games. Even though it was ruled under the British Empire till 1776. In 2022, 72 Commonwealth Games Associations confirmed sending athletes to the UK.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- The British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- Cook Islands
- The United Kingdom (Host)
- Falkland Islands
- The Gambia
- Isle of Man
- New Zealand
- Norfolk Island
- Northern Ireland
- Papa New Guinea
- Saint Helena
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Turks and Caicos Islands
Commonwealth Games 2022 Details
The 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony is set to commence on Thursday, 28 July. The Closing Ceremony will take place on Monday, August 8. The event will feature major sports events like T20 Cricket, Hockey, Basketball, Volleyball, Judo, Cycling, Wrestling, Rugby, Swimming, Boxing, Table Tennis, and more.
Watch Commonwealth Games 2022 on FireStick in the US
ESPN – one of the biggest sports streaming networks in the US, has the official rights to air Commonwealth Games 2022. Cable users can subscribe to ESPN channels in the package and call it a day. Cord-cutters need to sign up for a streaming service with ESPN channels in the library. Surprisingly, ESPN+ doesn’t have live ESPN channels in the offering. You must go with YouTube TV, Sling TV, or fuboTV to enjoy ESPN channels (and Commonwealth Games) on FireStick without cable. Let’s talk about them.
Thanks to Google’s close partnership with Disney, YouTube TV has all channels, including ESPN ones. YouTube TV offers unlimited DVR storage and 85+ live TV channels. YouTube TV pricing starts at $65 per month. New subscribers can sign up for a two-week free trial. YouTube is knocking off $10 per month for the first three months, bringing the monthly price down to $55 from $65.
Once you create a new account on YouTube TV, use the guide below to install YouTube TV on FireStick in a minute.
fuboTV has over 240+ live TV channels, including ESPN ones. The company advertises 250 hours of DVR storage and up to 3 simultaneous connections with each plan. Unlike YouTube TV, fuboTV offering differs from one state to another. I recommend checking your area’s live TV channels on the official website. fuboTV pricing starts at $65 per month, and you also get a 7-day trial to catch Commonwealth Games for free without cable.
ESPN channels are available in only the Sling Orange plan. Sling Orange is priced at $35 per month. New subscribers can get 50% off for the first month. Sling Orange has 43 live TV channels, and you also get 50 hours of DVR storage. Download Sling TV on FireStick to start watching Commonwealth Games 2022 on FireStick without cable.
Stream Commonwealth Games 2022 on FireStick in Canada
DAZN – the Netflix of sports streaming has the official rights for Commonwealth Games in Canada. DAZN offers multiple sports events like NFL, NBA, Bundesliga, La Liga, and more with a monthly or yearly plan. DAZN charges CA$25 per month or CA$200 per year. It doesn’t get any better than DAZN for sports fans in Canada.
Watch Commonwealth Games 2022 on FireStick in the UK
BBC has the official license to stream the entire Commonwealth Games in the country. There are several ways to catch BBC’s live coverage on FireStick. You can access BBC Sports via the Amazon Silk browser or sideload the company’s BBC iPlayer Android app via Downloader for a native experience. Read our dedicated installation guide to enjoy BBC iPlayer on FireStick.
Watch Commonwealth Games on FireStick in Australia
Channel 7’s 7Plus will stream Commonwealth Games in Australia. 7Plus offers a native app from the Amazon AppStore. It will hardly take a minute or two to install 7Plus on Fire TV. Apart from the live Commonwealth Games, you can watch top reality shows like Britain’s Got Talent and movies like Jumanji without cable.
Stream Commonwealth Games on FireStick in India
Sony network will air the 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games via the SonyLIV app in India. SonyLIV app is available on iPhone, Android, smart TV, Fire TV, and the web. SonyLIV’s yearly subscription is dirt-cheap compared to other regions. In India, you can sign up for SonyLIV for only Rs1000 (around $13 per year). Subscribers can also watch high-profile US shows, movies, and Cricket in the app.
Watch Commonwealth Games on FireStick for Free (Official Apps)
Commonwealth Games go on for only 11 days. You can easily take advantage of free trials from YouTube TV and fuboTV and watch the full coverage without paying a single dollar. You can use a new email ID and an existing credit card to sign up for YouTube TV (a two-week free trial) and fuboTV (one week trial). While signing up for a free trial, these services will ask for your credit card information to charge you with a monthly or yearly plan. If you no longer plan to use YouTube TV or fuboTV on FireStick, cancel the free trial before the due date.
Stream Commonwealth Games on FireStick for Free (Unofficial Apps)
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Not everyone has a new email ID or a credit card to sign up for a free trial. Besides, some users simply forget to cancel the trial and end up getting charged by these companies. If you still want to watch Commonwealth Games 2022 for free, you must use third-party apps on FireStick. Let’s have a word about them.
You must install ExpressVPN on FireStick to create a private browsing experience. You might unknowingly stream unlicensed content from third-party apps, and such practice may put you in legal trouble.
When you stream third-party apps without ExpressVPN, your IP address and FireStick history remain visible to your ISP and local government. You may receive a legal notice in the future for streaming content that’s not legal in your country.
Install ExpressVPN on FireStick using the steps below and glance over free sports apps to watch Commonwealth Games 2022 online.
Step 1: Subscribe to ExpressVPN HERE. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it free for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for a full refund.
Step 2: Power ON your Fire TV Stick and go to Find followed by Search option.
Step 3: Now type “Expressvpn” (without quotes) in the search bar and select ExpressVPN when it shows up in the search results.
Step 4: Click Download to install the ExpressVPN app on Fire TV / Stick.
Step 5: Open the app and enter the login credentials that you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription. Click Sign in.
Step 6: Click the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. That’s all. Your connection is now secure with the fastest and best VPN for FireStick.
You can also read more detailed info on using ExpressVPN with Fire TV / Stick.
Third-Party Apps and Kodi Addons
You shouldn’t install any random third-party app from the web. You should check my dedicated free sports apps list and install two or three options on Fire TV. You can also go with the Kodi app on FireStick. Don’t forget to install top sports Kodi addons to enable Commonwealth Games online.
Sports Streaming Websites
Open the Amazon Silk browser and stream the best sports websites on it. If you prefer Google Chrome, you can install the popular browser on FireStick using the guide. Do not share your personal or financial information on these websites. You should stay away from such engagement from free websites.
If you are willing to spend little, you can slide with IPTV services on FireStick. These IPTV providers offer tons of sports and entertainment content for a small price. You can integrate the IPTV service with an IPTV player and watch the content.
Ready Steady Go!
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