John Steffensen has won another Gold Medal for Australia in the Men’s 400m track and field event. Grenada’s Alleyne Francique won the silver medal and Jamaica’s Jermaine Gonzales won the bronze.
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Valerie Vili from New Zealand has smashed the Commonwealth Games record to win the Gold medal with a distance of 19.66m. Silver medal winner was Vivien Chukwuemeka from Nigeria and the bronze went to Cleopatra Borel-Brown from Trinidad and Tobago.
EAD athlete Tanto Campbell has won the Gold Medal for Jamaica in the Men’s Seated Discus. Jacques Martin from Canada won the Silver medal and Ranjith Kumar Jayaseelan from India has won the bronze medal.
Trecia Smith from Jamaica has won the Gold Medal in the Women’s Triple Jump with Otonye Iworima fron Nigeria taking the silver medal and Nadia Williams taking the bronze medal.
Dean Macey from England has won the Men’s Decathlon taking the Gold Medal ahead of Maurice Smith from Jamaica who takes the silver medal and Jason Dudley who takes the Bronze medal for Australia.
Jamaica’s Maurice Wignall has added another sprinting gold medal to the Caribbean nation’s tally. Scotland’s Chris Baillie has won the silver and England’s Andrew Turner has won the bronze.
India’s Samaresh Jung has won the Gold medal in the Men’s 50m Pistol with Mick Gault from England winning the Silver medal and Roger Daniel from Trinidad and Tobago taking the bronze.
Sheri-Ann Brooks has won the Women’s 100m for Jamaica with Geraldine Pillay taking the Silver for South Africa and Delphine Atangana took the bronze for Cameroon.
In the Men’s 100m, Asafa Powell took the Gold for Jamaica just over the 10 second mark. Nigeria’s Soji Fasuba took the silver and Marc Burns has taken the bronze [...]
Janus Robberts has won the Gold medal for South Africa in the Men’s Shot Put. Dorian Scott from Jamaica has won the silver medal while Scott Martin has won the bronze medal for Australia.
Sunette Viljoen has won the Gold medal for South Africa in the Women’s Javelin while Laverne Eve from Bahamas taking the silver and Olivia McKoy from Jamaica taking the bronze medal.
Bahamas Triple Jumper Leevan Sands has been suspended for testing positive for a banned substance and will not compete at the Commonwealth Games.
Both Malaysia and Canada have beaten their opponents 4-0 in today’s hockey matches meaning Nigeria and Barbados have a lot of work to do if they want to finish in the top two of their group now that their points difference has taken a hammering.
The following swimmers have qualified for the final of this event this evening
1. Travis Nederpelt (Australia) 1 min 57.36 secs
2. Moss Burmester (New Zealand) 1:59.87
3. Jeremy Knowles (Bahamas) 2:00.17
4. Joshua Krogh (Australia) 2:00.53
5. Andrew McMillan (New Zealand) 2:00.70
6. Andrew Richards (Australia) 2:00.79
7. Ian Powell (Guernsey) 2:02.26
8. Matthew Bowe (England) 2:02.34
Jamaica’s 100m world record holder Asafa Powell says he’s in good shape and is looking forward to competing at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
The world’s fastest man, who at one stage, was reported to be in doubt for the Games because of a slow recovery from injury he sustained last season in London, revealed that he [...]
In a bizarre twist of events, the Jamaica Netball Association (JNA) yesterday announced that Oberon Pitterson will go to the Commonwealth Games as a player and not as head coach.
Pitterson, who was announced as the senior coach just over a month ago, will be replaced by Maureen Hall, the teams’ long-time coach.
Shooters: Elaine Davis [...]
Jamaica’s track and field team to next month’s Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, will be selected rather than be chosen based on results of the National Championships.
According to the official website of the JAAA, www.thejaaaltd.com, four criteria will be used for both the Commonwealth Games and the IAAF World Indoor Champions that will be held [...]
Four years ago the Bahamas did reasonably well at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester but due to a number of retirements, the tiny island nation does not look as though it will be able to successfully defend any of its titles.
Reigning Commonwealth Games sprint champion Debbie Ferguson of The Bahamas will not defend her titles at next month’s Games in Melbourne, Australia.
Ferguson landed the 100 metres, 200 metres and the sprint relay titles at the last championship in Manchester, England four years ago but has not fully recovered from surgery on her back, which forced [...]
Trinidad and Tobago 400m runner Ato Modibo and his wife, 100 and 200m speedster Cydonie Mothersill of the Cayman Islands, are the first international athletes to arrive in Melbourne ahead of next month’s Commonwealth Games.
Modibo and Mothersill have been in Melbourne since the weekend and will start their international season this Saturday night on the [...]
Trinidad and Tobago’s duo Marc Burns and Darrel Brown are the latest additions to the star-studded 100-metre field for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia in March.
Brown and Burns will join Jamaica’s world record holder Asafa Powell and his countryman and training partner Michael Frater, the world 100m silver medallist from Helsinki, as the [...]