Sunday, 09 December, 2018

Treasure just misses Commonwealth Games medal

Australia's oldest Commonwealth Games athlete wins last-gasp lawn bowls gold CWG 2018: After going down 1-0 to Australia in semis, Indian eves to face England for bronze
Andy Castillo | 14 April, 2018, 22:16

Star Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom won gold in the women's 48 kilogram category by defeating Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland by a unanimous 5:0 verdict to take the title. For the win, the five-time world champion outclassed Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara 5-0 and was declared the victor after a unanimous decision.

Botswana triumphed in a thrilling men's 4x400-metre relay, while Jamaica were the victors in the women's event.

Saturday was a day of many firsts for India at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Kumar lost 5-0 against the Englishman to bag India's 16th Silver in this year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Meanwhile, Gaurav Solanki increased India's gold medal tally at the Games, by beating Brendan Irvine of Northen Ireland. Priyanka who essayed the role of Mary Kom in her biographical film expressed her joy and support for MC Mary Kom.

Mary Kom dedicated her win to her three kids. "This is the first time I saw them making more defensive errors".

Triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race-walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi were stripped of their accreditation and ordered to take the first available flight home, Games president Louise Martin said.

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"Coming from a small family where we had nothing to becoming somebody, going to school when I never had any hope, getting jobs when I never even dreamt of it, getting to the city when I didn't even know where it was (made possible through netball)".

However, a second from Ward in the third quarter proved to be enough as the fourth passed scoreless, with England holding on to win bronze for the second Games in a row.

Hinch also won Olympic gold in Rio 2016.

Boxing: Two Indian boxers Manish Kaushik in the 60 kg and Gautam Solanki in the 52 kg category reached the finals today.

"I had a friendly match with her".

India had beaten England 2-1 in Pool matches but were unable to produce the same magic in the bronze medal encounter. "I told myself that it is easy but I had to be prepared for everything", she said.

Australia await in the final following their victory over the Silver Ferns of New Zealand - a trans-Tasman rivalry that was played out twice in Saturday's hockey finals.

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