Time, place and how to watch

Time, place and how to watch

Cyclist Laura Kenny won the gold medal in the 10K scratch race on Monday (Reuters)

Cyclist Laura Kenny won the gold medal in the 10K scratch race on Monday (Reuters)

The 2022 Commonwealth Games are now in full swing and Birmingham are hoping to deliver a sporting spectacle to remember.

We’re on day five of the competition and England have already brought home 21 gold medals, including in weightlifting, triathlon and gymnastics – where the team has won four gold medals.

More than 5,000 athletes from 72 nations will compete in 19 different sports as England host for the third time.

But what will happen in the closing ceremony, and when is it?

Here’s everything you need to know.

When is the 2022 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony?

New Zealand's Bryony Botha fell over India's Meenakshi (AP) during the women's 10 km scratch race final

New Zealand’s Bryony Botha fell over India’s Meenakshi (AP) during the women’s 10 km scratch race final

The closing ceremony will take place on Monday August 8th, the last day of the competition.

Unlike the opening ceremony, which featured no sporting events on the day of the show, next Monday’s ceremony will take place at the end of a busy day of medal competitions.

After a final day of action, the ceremony will take place from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Alexander Stadium.

How can I view it?

England's Laura Kenny celebrated her gold medal for the 10K scratch race on day four (Getty)

England’s Laura Kenny celebrated her gold medal for the 10K scratch race on day four (Getty)

As with the opening ceremony, you can follow the action live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

What do we know about the ceremony?

England's James Wilby won the gold medal in the 100m breaststroke final on day three (Getty)

England’s James Wilby won the gold medal in the 100m breaststroke final on day three (Getty)

The games are expected to go out with a bang, but the exact details of the ceremony are yet to be revealed.

The opening ceremony, also held at Alexander Stadium, was packed with references to the host city’s culture and history, including a giant rampaging bull, a 72-car Union Jack and a powerful speech from female education activist Malala Yousafzai.

Which sporting events take place on the last day of the match?

Australia's Georgia Godwin ended England's golden run after winning all-around gymnastics (Getty)

Australia’s Georgia Godwin ended England’s golden run after winning all-around gymnastics (Getty)

The 10m synchronized mixed final and 3m springboard mixed final will be held at the Sandwell Aquatics Center next Monday.

Badminton will be played in Hall 5 of the National Exhibition Center (NEC) and highlights will be the men’s doubles gold medal match, the men’s singles gold medal match and the medal ceremony.

The men’s ice hockey medals games are held at the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Center with squash medals being awarded at the same venue.

The medal fights in table tennis and para-table tennis will take place in Hall 3 of the NEC, also followed by an award ceremony.

What sports are in this year’s Games?

England's gymnastics star Jake Jarman has won three gold medals (PA)

England’s gymnastics star Jake Jarman has won three gold medals (PA)

There are 1,875 medals up for grabs at 280 events in 19 different sports.

New events in Birmingham include women’s T20 cricket, three-a-side basketball and mixed synchronized swimming.

The sports included in the games are:

  • water sports

  • athletics

  • badminton

  • basketball

  • Beach volleyball

  • boxing

  • T20 cricket

  • To go biking

  • gymnastics

  • ice Hockey

  • judo

  • lawn bowls

  • netball

  • Rugby Sevens

  • To squeeze

  • table tennis

  • triathlon

  • weightlifting

  • wrestling

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