Commonwealth Games 2018: Mary Kom wins gold

Relief as Kenya bags first gold medal in Australia following a string of unlikely misses

Australia's oldest Commonwealth Games athlete wins last-gasp lawn bowls gold

In a sensational CWG debut, Anish shot a Games record score of 30 to claim the top prize in the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event.

Flamboyant Australian Aaron Wilson did his best Cristiano Ronaldo impression by tearing his shirt off after winning Commonwealth Games gold - in the genteel sport of lawn bowls.

India put up a disastrous defensive performance in the first quarter to concede two goals to Hugo Inglis (7th minute), Stephen Jenness (13th).

"I am so glad to have made history again, it is a special feeling to win something that is a milestone medal". "I ran with the other ladies of Kenya so we could get a gold medal and what we planned worked... it's fantastic for us".

Sanjeev Rajput won gold medal in 50m Rifle 3 Positions. I would look to change the colour of the medal next time.

In hockey action, the men's and the women's hockey team will play the bronze medal playoffs against the teams from England on Saturday.

In wrestling, India picked up another four medals on day three of the competition.

Meanwhile, Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik took the bronze medal in the women's 62kg category.


Mary is a five-time World Champion, an Olympic bronze medalist and has also won the Asian Championship five times. She beat Singapore's Tianwei Feng 12-10, 5-11, 11-8, 5-11, 5-11, 11-9, 13-11. "I haven't left out anything", she signed off.

"I am so disappointed, I should have won a gold medal and I have to settle for a bronze". It's a a strong urge, it's a habit and training makes me happy.

"I am sincerely sorry that it happened", he said.

While men's team lost 1-2 to England, the women's team suffered a 0-6 thrashing.

"I have a silver, and a bronze, so I'm just looking for the gold one", said Bester before the final game. Saina will now take on the victor of PV Sindhu and Michelle Li in the final.

Amit Panghal won silver in his maiden Games after losing to England' Yafai Galal in the final of the 46-49 kg category.

Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules.

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