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PACIFIC GAMES TO BURST ONTO NEW ZEALAND SCREENS!

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PACIFIC GAMES TO BURST ONTO NEW ZEALAND SCREENS!

PACIFIC GAMES TO BURST ONTO NEW ZEALAND SCREENS!

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PACIFIC GAMES TO BURST ONTO NEW ZEALAND SCREENS FOR THE FIRST TIME! 
 
While the temperatures continue to dive in New Zealand, it’s about to get even hotter in Samoa with the 16th Pacific Games, broadcast LIVE in New Zealand for the first time! 
 
SKY Sport fans will be able to enjoy at least eight hours of LIVE coverage of the Pacific Games from July 7-20.
 
Featuring 4,000 athletes from 24 countries, the 2019 Pacific Games will cover 27 sports and will be broadcast from 20 different venues in Apia, Samoa. From archery to weightlifting, golf to rugby league nines, there really is something for the whole 'Aiga (family).
 
Sports included in the Pacific Games: 
 
Archery
Athletics
Badminton
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Boxing
Cricket
Football
Golf
Judo
Lawn Bowls
Netball
Powerlifting
Rugby Sevens
Rugby League Nines
Sailing
Shooting
Squash
Swimming
Table Tennis
Taekwondo
Tennis
Touch Rugby
Triathlon
Va’a
Volleyball
Weightlifting
 
SKY Director of Sport, Tex Teixeira says: “We’re proud to be coming on board to broadcast the Pacific Games in New Zealand for the first time.
"It’s an exciting event that not many Kiwis will have had access to before, so I’m sure it will be welcomed by the fans here.” 
 
At the helm of the host broadcast team is Managing Director Richard Broadbridge. 
 
“The support from the region has been tremendous and we thank the Pacific Games Office and their Pacific partners France TV, Fiji TV, EMTV, TV3, VBTC and SKY New Zealand for agreeing to collaborate to produce global coverage of the XVI Pacific Games from Samoa,“ said Mr Broadbridge.
 
SKY Sport LIVE Broadcast Schedule:
 
Pacific Games Opening Ceremony Sun 7 July, 5.30pm -  SKY Sport 1
 
 Day 1:  Mon 8 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 2: Tue 9 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 3: Wed 10 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 4: Thu 11 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 5: Fri 12 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 6: Sat 13 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 7: Mon 15 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 8:Tue 16 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 9: Wed 17 July, 9.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 10: Thu 18 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 11:  Fri 19 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 Day 12: Sat 20 July, 8.00am - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 
Closing Ceremony:  Sat 20 July, 6.30pm - SKY Sport Pop-Up 3
 

Please note; Times and channels are subject to change without notification. Check your EPG for the latest channel listings.

Highlights from each day’s action will be available on the SKY Sport Highlights app.