Sheena Sharp has won the Gold medal for Scotland in the Women’s 50m Rifle Prone. New Zealand’s Juliet Etherington has gone one better than her Bronze in Manchester to take silver and Johanne Brekke from Wales has won the bronze medal.
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David Phelps from Wales has won the Gold Medal for Wales in the Men’s 50m Rifle Prone. Mike Babb from England has won the Silver Medal and Sanjeev Rajput from India has won the bronze medal.
David Davies from Wales has won the Gold medal in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle. Andrew Hurd from Canada has won the silver medal and Hercules Prinsloo from South Africa has won the Bronze medal.
Lisa Dobriskey from England has won the Gold medal in the Women’s 1500m. Sarah Jamieson has won the silver medal for Australia and Hayley Tullett from Wales has taken the bronze.
Michaela Alica Breeze has won Wales first Gold Medal of the XVIII Commonwealth Games with Canada adding another Silver and Bronze medal thanks to Christine Girard and Miel McGerrigle.
Mike Babb and Chris Hector have shot themselves into the Gold Medal position in the Men’s 50m Rifle Prone event at the Commonwealth Games. Scotland’s Martin Sinclair and Neil Stirton won the silver while Gruffudd Morgan and David Phelps from Wales picked up the bronze.
Australia have cleaned up on the Cycling Track tonight with the latest medal coming in the form of Gold in the Men’s Points Race won by Sean Finning. Silver was claimed by Hayden Roulston of New Zealand while the Bronze went to Geraint Thomas of Wales.
The following swimmers have qualified for the final to be raced this evening
1. Brooke Hanson (Australia) 2 mins 15.26 secs
2. Lara Carroll (Australia) 2:15.30
3. Stephanie Rice (Australia) 2:16.44
4. Helen Norfolk (New Zealand) 2:16.93
5. Terri Dunning (England) 2:17.11
6. Jean-Marie Neethling (South Africa) 2:18.43
7. Hannah Miley (Scotland) 2:18.47
8. Julie Gould (Wales) 2:21.12
The following swimmers have qualified for the final to be completed this evening
1. Craig Stevens (Australia) 3 mins 51.26 secs
2. David Davies (Wales) 3:51.39
3. David Carry (Scotland) 3:51.66
4. Andrew Hurd (Canada) 3:52.48
5. Jean Basson (South Africa) 3:52.63
6. Robert Renwick (Scotland) 3:52.69
7. Ryan Cochrane (Canada) 3:53.27
8. Mark Randall (South Africa) 3:53.60
Commonwealth cycling champion Nicole Cooke has suffered another setback in the build-up to defending her crown in Melbourne.
The 22 year old crashed in a World Cup race in New Zealand and was lucky to escape with just cuts and bruising.
Iwan Thomas took one more step towards retirement when he withdrew from the Wales team for next week’s Commonwealth Games. The 32-year-old, who was to have run in the 400 metres and 4×400m relay is said to have a hamstring injury.
143 athletes (63 Women and 80 men) have been named as part of the Welsh team to compete at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
The team, which is lighter 85 athletes in comparison to the Manchester 2002 squad, reflects the tightening of selection standards.
Included in the competitive line-up are athletes rich in Olympic and World Championship [...]
TRIPLE JUMPER Steve Shalders improved the Welsh record to 16.39m at the UK Athletics Indoor City Challenge final at Sheffield yesterday.
The outstanding performance came on a day when Shalders proved he is looking fit for the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne after a five-month battle with a heel injury.
Gareth Warburton, also heading to Melbourne, won the [...]
BOXER Robert Ellery and powerlifter Glen Puxley have both withdrawn from the Team Wales squad in Melbourne.
Cardiff-born Ellery, 19, was due to compete in the 81kg lightweight category, but has been unable to prove his fitness ahead of the scheduled bouts at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Cambridge-born EAD powerlifter Puxley, 23 - the national and British [...]
SPRINT ace Christian Malcolm has insisted the shock decision of coach Jock Anderson to quit athletics will not derail his bid for Commonwealth Games gold.
Cardiff Blues captain Rhys Williams has been recruited to the Wales 7s squad for the Commonwealth Games and the 44-times capped international adds significant experience to a squad drawn against New Zealand, Kenya and Namibia in the Pool stages of the tournament.
Welsh Netball coach Julia Longville is confident that her newly named squad for the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne have what it takes.
Wales will play Barbados, Jamaica and Australia in the qualifying games.
Squad: Jamilla Abbott (Dinas), Rhiannon Ace (Milford Haven), Sophie Baxter (Toucans), Ursula Bowers (Hucclecote), Suzanne Drane (UWIC), Amanda Evans (Deeside), Sara Hale (UWIC), Lynda [...]
Twenty One year old Stuart Manford will fly out for a six week training camp on the Gold Coast at the end of the month before heading to Melbourne to compete at the Commonwealth Games in the 50m Breastroke.
The Welsh swimmer is deperately seeking sponsorship to help him continue on with his swimming.
Welsh runner, Chris Davies, is having a low key build up to his first major championships at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. The Shrophire resident will compete in the 5000m and leave for Australia in the middle of February.
Chris aspires to hit peak form at Games
‘Tim Benjamin, the world’s fourth ranked 400 metres runner in 2005, has practically written off his chances of winning the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in March.
“The Commonwealths may come a little early for me because of the problems I’ve had this winter,” said the Welshman.
Benjamin flew to Ireland during the Christmas [...]