🇦🇺 Commonwealth Games launched in Australia | Al Jazeera English

The Commonwealth Games have officially opened on Australia's Gold Coast.

While the games are not as well known as the Olympics, countries of the British Commonwealth are battling it out across more than a dozen different sports.

And with over two billion people being represented, there is plenty at stake.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from the Gold Coast.

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(Source: Al Jazeera English, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_xKYelvq0E)