Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Tom Daley to front new LGBT+ rights film for BBC Factual

Credit: BBC

Tom Daley: Illegal To Be Me will see Olympic gold medallist and double World Champion diver Tom Daley investigate an issue he cares about deeply. 

Daley will travel to some of the Commonwealth’s most homophobic countries to see what the sporting world could do to change things. 

Thousands of athletes are about to compete in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but some of these competitors are unable to live their life freely and are in constant fear of the brutality they face inside the countries they represent. 

Ellie Simmonds OBE and Dame Kelly Holmes to lead Sport Relief All Star Games: Birmingham 2022

Credit: BBC

The two teams will comprise of famous faces from the world of sport and entertainment who will compete in this summer’s All-Star version of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to raise money for Sport Relief. 

The teams will be captained by five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds OBE and double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes.

Teams will be pushed out of their comfort zones and tested to the limit as they take on five sports and compete in front of live crowds at the actual venues used for the Commonwealth Games.