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Thrills, spills, medals and controversy – it all went down at the action-packed Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

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It was fun and games at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
It was fun and games at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

It's always exciting to watch the world’s top stars compete at a sporting spectacular. So after two years of cancelled sporting events, empty stadiums and Covid disruptions, the spirit was strong among fans and competitors alike at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

And there were enough dollops of drama, surprising wins, disappointing losses, controversy and cheers to keep viewers glued to their screens. We take a closer look.

* Creator of the hit TV series Peaky Blinders and Birmingham native Steven Knight had a hand in creating the opening ceremony.

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