Open invitation to Flow Breakfast Watch Party for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games


Patrons taking in the evening session of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Flow Sports at Captain Mulligan’s Sports Bar. Photo Credit: Flow

The British Virgin Islands community is invited to a Breakfast Watch Party for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (GC2018) hosted by Flow, on Thursday, April 12 at 5:30 a.m. at Captain Mulligan’s Sports Bar as four BVI Athletes are expected to compete in the finals on that date.

These athletes are Kyron McMaster in the 400M Hurdles finals, Chantel Malone in the Long Jump finals, as well as Tynelle and Trevia Gumbs in the Discus Throw finals. The Watch Party is being held in collaboration with the BVI Olympics Committee serving in the capacity of the Commonwealth Games Association, and the Ministry of Education and Culture, with the games being shown on Flow Sports. Complimentary breakfast will be served to the first 50 persons in attendance.

The invitation was issued during the company’s ‘Breakfast with Flow’ radio programme on ZBVI 780 AM which featured Marketing and Communications Manager, Nadia James-Harris and Retail Store Manager Akeen Merry. Additional topics covered during the discussions included the launch of the Samsung 9, Flow TV, the upcoming movie premiere of Avengers Infinity War on April 26 at UPs Cineplex, the variety of current prepaid offers at the store and restoration updates.

Mrs. Harris said, “We are delighted to partner with the BVI Olympics Committee, the Ministry of Education and Culture, as well as the management of Captain Mulligan’s, in bringing the community together to support our athletes as they represent the Territory at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games which is an excellent platform and opportunity for exposure of our young people.”

The GC2018 is the largest sporting event being held in Australia this decade with 15,000 volunteers and over 6,600 athletes and officials having converged on Queensland from over 70 nations and territories. Included in this mix are 14 Caribbean countries who are being represented at the games and compete in 18 sporting events and seven para sports that include Track and Field, Boxing, Aquatics, Netball, Beach Volleyball, Rugby Sevens, Squash.

The games, which take place every four years, are being held in Australia’s Gold Coast; live coverage on the Flow Sports Networks starts each evening at 7pm Eastern Caribbean Time and extend well into the late-night hours. Caribbean fans can also follow live Commonwealth Games events each morning, which is evening in Australia.