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CWG: Manx athletes excited for Games to start

Opening ceremony takes place tonight

The Isle of Man will be represented by its biggest ever squad at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games which officially begin tonight (28 July).

Thirty four athletes are taking part in eight different sports - including athletics, badminton and boxing.

Professional cyclist Mark Cavendish and swimmer Laura Kinley will be holding the Manx flag at tonight's opening ceremony - you can watch it on BBC One from 7pm.

You can also follow Team Isle of Man's progress throughout the Commonwealth Games HERE

Ben Swift is one of our cyclists and has been telling Manx Radio how he's feeling ahead of the games:

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