BBC acquires UK broadcast rights for 2010 Commonwealth Games

The BBC has acquired the broadcast rights for the XIX Commonwealth Games to be held between 3-14 Oct

It has signed an agreement with the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee for telecasting the 2010 Games live and exclusively for its UK audiences. The BBC will cover the event on the TV, radio, online, iPlayer, mobile and new media outlets across the UK. BBC Sport Head of Major Events Dave Gordon said the corporation had a rich history of covering the Commonwealth Games and that they are looking forward to bringing the best of the action to the UK public.