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INVICTUS GAMES 2018 ON SKY SPORT

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INVICTUS GAMES 2018 ON SKY SPORT

INVICTUS GAMES 2018 ON SKY SPORT

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October 20-27

INVICTUS GAMES 2018 ON SKY SPORT
 
SKY Sport is excited to be bringing coverage of the Invictus Games 2018 to SKY Sport customers from October 20th-27th 2018.
 
The Sydney Invictus Games will be the second edition of the international event and will use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured or ill current and former servicemen and women.
 
The Sydney Invictus Games will attract more than 500 competitors from 18 nations to compete in 11 adaptive sports. The New Zealand team will compete in archery, athletics, indoor rowing, hand cycling, powerlifting, road cycling, sailing, swimming, wheelchair basketball, and wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis.
 
The Invictus Games Toronto team brought back 11 medals and a number of members from that team are competing again this year.
 
SKY TV COVERAGE
 
SKY Sport will be broadcasting a mixture of LIVE and delayed coverage of the Invictus Games 2018 across a number of SKY Sport channels from October 20th – 27th. Check your EPG (electronic programme guide) for the most up-to-date information.
 
INVICTUS GAMES HIGHLIGHTS SHOW
 
SKY Sport will broadcast a daily Invictus Games highlights program featuring interviews with New Zealand athletes and highlights from key events. The show will also contain coverage of events that are not available to be broadcast live.
 
PRIME
 
Prime will have daily highlights of the Invictus Games, including highlights of the Opening Ceremony, for the duration of the games. Check your EPG (electronic programme guide) for the most up-to-date information.
 
SKY SPORT HIGHLIGHTS APP
 
Highlights clips will be available on the SKY Sport Highlights app. The app is available from the itunes store and Google Play store.
 
KEY DATES INCLUDE
 
Invictus Games Opening Ceremony: Saturday 20th October, LIVE, 9.40pm, 
SKY Sport 3
Day 1: Sunday 21st October 
Last day: Saturday 27th October 
Closing Ceremony: Saturday 27th October, LIVE, 9.40pm, SKY Sport 4
 
INVICTUS GAMES SKY SPORT SCHEDULE
 
Times are subject to change without notification. Check your EPG for the latest channel listings.
 
Saturday 20th October
Invictus Games Opening Ceremony LIVE, 9.40pm, SKY Sport 3
 
Sunday 21st October
Cycling Time Trial LIVE, 11.30am, SKY Sport 7
Sailing DELAYED, 7.20pm, SKY Sport 7
Cycling Criterium DELAYED, 11.50pm, SKY Sport 7
 
Monday 22nd October
Indoor Rowing LIVE, 11.00am, SKY Sport 4
Sitting Volleyball LIVE, 6.30pm, SKY Sport 4
 
Tuesday 23rd October
Swimming Heats LIVE, 11.30am, SKY Sport 3
Powerlifting LIVE, 3.30pm, SKY Sport 3
Sitting Volleyball Semi-Finals LIVE, 4.00pm, SKY Sport 4
Sitting Volleyball Finals LIVE, 7.30pm, SKY Sport 4
 
Wednesday 24th October
Wheelchair Rugby Pool 1 LIVE, 11.00am, SKY Sport 1
Powerlifting Session 2 LIVE, 11.00am, SKY Sport 5
Wheelchair Rugby Pool 2 LIVE, 3.15pm, SKY Sport 4
Powerlifting Session 3 LIVE, 3.30pm, SKY Sport 3
Swimming Finals LIVE, 7.00pm, SKY Sport 4
Wheelchair Rugby Pool 3 LIVE, 8.30pm, SKY Sport 3
 
Thursday 25th October
Athletics Session 1 LIVE, 11.00pm, SKY Sport 3
Wheelchair Rugby Semi-Finals LIVE, 4.30pm, SKY Sport 3
Wheelchair Rugby Finals, 7.30pm, SKY Sport 3
 
Friday 26th October
Wheelchair Basketball Pool 1 LIVE, 11.00am, SKY Sport 4
Athletics Session 2 LIVE, 12.00pm, SKY Sport 3
Wheelchair Basketball Pool 2 LIVE, 3.00pm, SKY Sport 4
Athletics Session 3 LIVE, 7.00pm, SKY Sport 5
Wheelchair Basketball Pool 3 LIVE, 7.00pm, SKY Sport 4
 
Saturday 27th October
Wheelchair Basketball Semi-Finals LIVE, 11.30am, SKY Sport 3
Wheelchair Basketball Final LIVE, 3.00pm, SKY Sport 5
Closing Ceremony LIVE, 9.40pm, SKY Sport 4
 
INVICTUS GAMES HIGHLIGHTS SHOW SCHEDULE (SKY SPORT)
 
Monday, 22nd October, 10.30am – SKY Sport 4
Tuesday, 23rd October, 11.00am – SKY Sport 3
Wednesday, 24th October, 10.30am – SKY Sport 1
Thursday, 25th October, 10.30am – SKY Sport 4
Friday, 26th October, 10.30am – SKY Sport 4
Saturday, 27th October, 11.00am – SKY Sport 3
 
Note: The Invictus Games are the brain child of Prince Harry, who launched an international event after seeing the Warrior Games in the United States. The first Invictus Games were held in London in 2014, followed by Orlando and Toronto.
 
Photo: Courtesy - NZ Defence Force

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