Commonwealth Games 2022: 10 stars from around the world to watch

With the Commonwealth Games kicking off in Birmingham this weekend, there are stars to watch out for from around the world.

The multisport event kicks off in Birmingham with the Opening Ceremony on Thursday 28th July 2022. The Commonwealth Games are held every four years and will be hosted in England for the third time in their history.

Adam Peaty will be one of the standout stars for Team England after Dina Asher-Smith was forced to retire through injury.

Second to Australia at the last Commonwealth Games in 2018, Team England will do even more to top the medal table.

Three new sports have been added to the program this year, including a women’s T20 cricket tournament and wheelchair basketball, and athletes from around the world are hoping to win the first medals when the competition proper begins tomorrow, Friday 29 July 2022 , begins.

With nations and territories like the Cayman Islands, St Kitts and Nevis and the Soloman Islands all competing, here are some of the top stars from the smaller Commonwealth nations to watch out for.