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Why no 2018 Commonwealth Games on TV?

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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Dear Editor,

We would like to know why the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games were not aired on local free-to-air television.

Listening to sport fans speaking about these games on the radio, it's as if they had been watching the Olympics or the World Championships, as they showed great interest in it and were bubbling with joy over the positive results we got from this installation of the Commonwealth Games.

So, why was it not televised?

Jamaican people love track and field, they love their athletes, and always want to see their country men and women in action.

So, those who do not have cable TV were not able to see the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Worse, there was no radio coverage either.

There are many people who are sitting at home who would have had their spirits lifted by being able to watch the events, even for a few days or for a few moments.

We are not happy about it.

Donald J McKoy





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