Watch the 2019 Island Games Live Online with a VPN

GibraltarThe Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games XVIII will begin on Saturday, July 6th and end on Friday, July 12th. This is the second time that Gibraltar has hosted the games and the first time since 1995. The Faroe Islands were suppose to host the games this year but they could not complete the sporting venues in time. The competition includes over 2,000 athletes from 24 islands. If you plan to attend the games we know you’ll have a wonderful time. The rest of us will need to watch the coverage. You can watch the live coverage free on GBC by connecting to a VPN server in the UK. Here are some great options.

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How to Watch the 2019 Gibraltar Island Games from Anywhere

Free coverage from Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (GBC TV):

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN (includes a 30 day risk-free money-back guarantee)
  2. Download and install the ExpressVPN app on your device
  3. Connect to a VPN server in the UK
  4. Go to GBC TV and enjoy the live action

Gibraltar Island Games Sports and Schedule

The Gibraltar Island games will play host to teams from 24 islands that are all part of the International Island Games Association (IIGA). They come from Europe, the South Atlantic, and the Caribbean islands. Here are a full list of teams that will compete in the 2019 Island Games:

  • Aland Islands
  • Alderney
  • Bermuda
  • Cayman Islands
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Froya
  • Gibraltar
  • Gotland
  • Greenland
  • Guernsey
  • Hitra
  • Isle of Man
  • Isle of Wight
  • Jersey
  • Menorca
  • Orkney
  • Rhodes
  • Saaremaa
  • Sark
  • Shetland Islands
  • St. Helena
  • Western Isles
  • Ynos Mon

The 2019 NatWest International Island games will notably be missing a few sports due to lack of venue in Gibraltar. This year’s games will not include football, volleyball, cycling, or archery. Instead the event has added a few new sports to the line up. Here is a full list of events for the 2019 Island Games:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Gymnastics
  • Judo
  • Shooting
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Tenpin bowling
  • Triathlon

Here are the venues that will host each sport for those attending the games:

  • Athletics – Lathbury Sports Complex
  • Badminton and Squash – Europa Sports Complex
  • Basketball – Tercenenary Hall and Bayside Sports Complex
  • Beach Volleyball – Camp Bay
  • Judo – Devils Tower Camp Gym
  • Sailing – Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club
  • Shooting – Rifle shooting range, IPSC shooting range, clay shooting range
  • Table tennis – St. Joseph’s Middle School
  • Tennis – Sandpits Lawn Tennis Club
  • Tenpin bowling – Kings Bastion Leisure Centre
  • Triathlon – Eastern Beach

I hope you enjoy the 2019 Gibraltar games and wish you’re team the best of luck. Just remember to connect to a VPN server in the United Kingdom to stream live coverage of the events on GBC TV and cheer on your home islands and favorite athletes.