‘Hopefully they turn a blind eye’: Australia claims cricket gold despite nerves around COVID infection

The Australian women’s cricket team now officially has it all. The T20 and ODI World Cup winners are Commonwealth Games champions too after a nine-run win over India in front of a bumper crowd at Edgbaston. Women’s T20 final Australia India 8-161 152 all out Mooney 61 (41) Kaur  65 (43) Gardner 3-16 Schutt 2-27  Rana … Read more

World champ Barber pips Aussie teammate Little to win javelin gold

World champion Kelsey-Lee Barber has delivered when it mattered most, claiming the Commonwealth Games gold medal in the women’s javelin with her final throw. Key points: Barber won gold with her final attempt of 64.43m Little was second with a personal best of 64.27m Barber won her second world championship last month Australian teammate Mackenzie Little had … Read more

Live: Aussie cricketers through to finals after nail-biter, more gold for Australia in diving, track, gymnastics

Australia’s cricketers will play for Commonwealth Games gold after narrowly defeating New Zealand in the semi-final at Edgbaston. Meanwhile, Australia’s gold medal haul has continued in athletics, rhythmic gymnastics, diving, lawn bowls and beyond. Join the conversation and follow all the action in our live blog. Live updates 8m agoSat 6 Aug 2022 at 9:14pm … Read more

Live: Australia’s cricketers play New Zealand in Commonwealth Games T20 semi final

Getty Images Newly crowned world high jump champion Eleanor Patterson said she didn’t turn up as she claimed a silver medal in Birmingham. Having cleared 2.02m in Eugene a fortnight or so ago, Patterson failed in her three attempts at 1.95m at the Commonwealth Games. Getty Images “Maybe I need to adjust to that expectation title … Read more

World champ Patterson falls short in high jump final, Montag wins gold in walk

Australia’s world champion Eleanor Patterson has fallen short of the gold medal in the women’s high jump at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Patterson missed her three attempts at 1.95m, claiming the silver medal on countback with a clearance of 1.92m. The 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist was competing less than three weeks after winning the world … Read more

Australia’s gold haul continues with a double cycling gold and medals in athletics

Australia has taken out gold in both the men’s and women’s cycling time trials on day seven of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.  The gold haul continues in athletics, with other medals won in gymnastics, weightlifting and diving. You can check out how the latest batch of medals were won in our Commonwealth Games blog, or have a look at the medal winners and … Read more

Scotland’s Eilish McColgan emulates her mum, producing epic 10,000m win in Birmingham

The women’s 10,000m race in Birmingham has produced one of the iconic moments of the Commonwealth Games, with Scotland’s Eilish McColgan upsetting the odds to emulate her mother Liz Nuttall by taking gold in the event. Women’s 10,000m GOLD: Eilish McColgan (SCO) 30:48.60* SILVER: Irine Cheptai (KEN) 30:49.52 BRONZE: Sheila Chepkirui Kiprotich (KEN) 31:09.46 * New Games record … Read more

Gold Star families visit annual run in memory of those killed in Afghanistan

WARMINSTER TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — On August 26, 2021, news from Kabul, Afghanistan sent shockwaves around the world. 13 United States service members were killed when an ISIS-K terrorist launched a suicide bombing attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport. “I had the news on that day and as I saw the killed-in-action numbers rising on … Read more