Commonwealth Games Starts In Style

Commonwealth Games Starts In Style

At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, Uganda won only one gold medal through Moses Kipsiro (10,000m), two other bronze medals in athletics and two bronze in boxing through Mike Sekabembe (Super heavyweight ) and Fazil Juma Kaggwa (light flyweight). He finished seven kilos behind gold, in what must have been a disappointing result for him.

She was given the honour of delivering the Queen's message to Prince Charles at the opening ceremony on Wednesday night.

"I think I'm still in shock".

If Australia is to win this year's games, winning performances will be required from athletes in a number of different events. The 2018 edition of the games marks the fifth time that Australia has hosted the much-loved multinational sporting event.

In his clean and jerk moment, the lifter opted for 138kgs and some nervy moment saw Poojary failing in his first two attempts.

Chanu Saikhom of India won the gold medal, Marie Ranaivosoa of Mauritius got the silver and Dinusha Gomes of Sri Lanka claimed the bronze.

"It was pretty bad today", said Jonathan Brownlee, who was seventh. In clean and jerk, he lifted 144kg.

So while Poojary clinched the silver, the likes of Muhammad Azroy Hazalwafie Izhar Ahmad of Malaysia won the gold, while Sri Lanka's Chaturanga Lakmal Jayasooriya - who won the Silver ahead of Poojary in the Commonwealth Championships past year - settled with a bronze.

RECORD CYCLES: Australia won both the men's and women's 4,000-meter team pursuits in record times.

Australian team is all smiles as they beat world record in 4,000m set up by Great Britain in Rio.

The New Zealanders picked up their first gold medal on the track with a victory over England in the men's team sprint. The Indian badminton gear also defeated Sri Lanka in the opening pool games while the women's hockey team lost 2-3 to Wales.

In the second tie, Sathiyan, especially continued his impressive show, winning a singles and a double match.

Proud challenged the decision but it was upheld by an independent appeals board. It was the only truck that his father owned and the accident took away the only source of income for the family in 2010.

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