Commonwealth Youth Games 2011 TV Footage to be screened worldwide
Submitted on: Sep 09, 2011
The event filming, which is managed by Greenlight TV, will also be available on the dedicated Commonwealth Youth Games 2011 You Tube channel, which will be screening daily half hour highlights programmes.
The games will run from Thursday 8th September to Sunday 11th September and comprises Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rugby 7s, and Swimming. For full programme and timetable go to http://www.cyg2011.com.
Greenlight TV will also be providing the official Commonwealth Youth Games (wwwcyg2011.com) with a streamed live news feed of the swimming events and a delayed stream of the Rugby Sevens, facilitated by the event’s Telecommunications partner Manx Telecom.
Broadcasters who are taking the footage already include Setanta and Supersport in Africa, Sky TV New Zealand, TEN Sports in India, StarHub in Singapore, CBC Canada and SBS in Australia and BBC and ITV regions in the UK. For a full list of the coverage go to http://www.cyg2011.com
The footage is being made available to broadcasters via ftp and BT Tower and any broadcasters interested in accessing the footage, or receiving the edited highlights programmes should contact Greenlight TV on +44 1624 611601 or email .
Geoff Karran, MBE, Chairman of the Isle of Man CYG 2011 Organising Committee commented:
“We are delighted that broadcasters worldwide are keen to feature the event and have also made the highlights programmes available on our own Youtube channel and the swimming and Rugby on our website as we want as many friends and family to be able to follow the progress of their athletes on the Isle of Man. We are still happy to hear from any broadcasters who want footage.”
The details can be found here: Commonwealth_Youth_Games_2011_Distribution.pdf