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.
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Lynsey Armitage and Karen Murphy of Australia have beaten Joyce Lindores and Kay Moran of Scotland to take the Gold medal in the Women’s Pairs Lawn Bowls. Sisters Jan and Marina Khan of New Zealand have won the Bronze medal.
New Zealand Shooter Graeme Ede has won the Gold medal in the Men’s Trap. David John Beattie has won the Silver for Northern Ireland and Manavjit Singh Sandhu has won the bronze medal for India.
Geeta Rani and Simple Kaur Bhumrah from India have won the Gold and Silver medals in the +75kg Weightlifting with New Zealand’s Keisha-Dean Soffe winning the bronze medal.
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.
Nathan O’Neill has won the Gold medal for Australia in the Men’s Road Individual Time Trial with fellow Team Mate Ben Day taking the silver. The bronze medal went to Gordon McCauley of New Zealand who was lucky to make the games after being knocked off his bike on New Years eve.
Scotland’s Gregor Tait has won the Gold medal for Scotland in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley. Dean Kent from New Zealand has won the Silver and Brian Johns has won the bronze medal for Canada.
Australia’s Joanna Fargus has won the gold in the Women’s 200m Backstroke. England’s Melanie Marshall has won the Silver medal and New Zealand’s Hannah McLean has won the bronze medal.
Ryan Pini has won Papua New Guinea’s first Gold medal at the XVIII Commonwealth Games in the Men’s 100m Butterfly. Australia’s Michael Klim won the Silver medal and New Zealand’s Moss Burmester who won the 200m Butterfly gold takes the bronze.
The company that provided the uniforms for the New Zealand Commonwealth Games team is under investigation for allegedly passing off Chinese made products as New Zealand made.
Marie Pier Boudreau Gagnon and Isabelle Rampling have won the Gold medal for Canada in the Schronised Swimming Duet with the Silver going to Danielle Liesch and Irena Olevsky from Australia and the bronze going to sisters Lisa and Nina Daniels from New Zealand
Vijay Kumar and Pemba Tamang have won the Gold Medal for India in the Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Pairs. David Chapman and Bruce Flavell from Australia finished in second place with Metodi Igorov and Yuri Movshovich from Canada finishing in third place.
England have won the Gold medal in the 4000m Team Pursuit over Australia who take the Silver. New Zealand won the Bronze medal at the 3000m mark after catching the Malaysian cyclists.
Gregor Tait has broken the Commonwealth Games record to claim the Gold Medal in the Men’s 200m Backstroke. Johannes Du Rand won another Silver Medal in the pool with New Zealander Cameron Gibson winning the bronze medal.
Susan Jackson and Sheena Sharp have won the Women’s 50m Rifle Prone Pairs at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games for Scotland. Sharon Lee and Helen Spittles from England have claimed the Silver medal and New Zealand shooters Juliet Etherington and Kathryn Mead have taken home the bronze.
Having never won a Triathlon medal before, Australia has picked up a double Gold after the Women’s event win this morning. Brad Kahlefeldt took control of the race to take the gold with Olympic Silver medalist Bevan Docherty of New Zealand taking the silver and Peter Robertson of Australia taking the Bronze.
The New Zealand men’s hockey team has kept their hopes of making it to the finals after beating Canada 4-1 in their preliminary game this morning in Melbourne.
Emma Snowsill has won the Gold Medal for Australia in the Women’s Triathlon with Sam Warriner, Andrea Hewitt and Debbie Tanner from New Zealand finishing in 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
New Zealand has won the Gold medal in the Rugby Sevens over a vigilant English side who had beaten the favourites, Fiji. The winning performance also gives the Kiwis an unbeaten record at the Commonwealth Games since the sport was introduced at the Kuala Lumpur Games in 1998.
In the Bronze medal match, Fiji have [...]
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.