Australia finishes Commonwealth Games at top of medal standings

Australia has finished the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham at the top of the standings and 10 gold medals ahead of second-placed England. The green and gold team won 67 gold, 57 silver and 54 bronze medals during the competition. The Kookaburras beat India in the final of the men’s hockey to secure Australia’s lastl gold medal of the … 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: 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

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 sitting pretty atop the Commonwealth Games medal tally

Getty Images Almost 12 months to the day since Alex Porter’s handlebar spectacularly failed at the Tokyo Olympics, AusCycling has been forced to remove another set of handlebars for safety reasons. It didn’t stop Matt Glaetzer from winning gold though, the only rider to go under a minute for the 1,000m time trial. He beat  Tom Cornish … Read more

Live: Georgia Godwin takes gymnastics gold for Australia on day 3 in Birmingham

The T20 cricket competition is in progress at Edgbaston, and Australia’s women’s team have qualified for the semi-finals with a nine-wicket win over Barbados in their second match of the campaign. The Australians beat India by 3 wickets in a cracking opening game on Friday night. The team was seeking to maintain their 100 per … Read more