CWG 2018: Mary Kom wins gold in women's 45-48 kg category

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She's the face of the Games, it is what it is.

"I don't have injuries, all I have is minor issues like cramps sometime", she added.

British Cycling performance director, Stephen Park, said: "We've been pleased by the performances of British riders on the Gold Coast, which have once again demonstrated the talent, determination and strength in depth that we have within British cycling".

"I had a bad second bout because I thought I was winning till the last few seconds but then I lost and it destroyed my composure, I could never recover from that", she said referring to her defeat at the hands of Canadian Michelle Fazzari, the final scoreline read 8-11.

Mary Kom punched Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in a common decision from all the five judges in the final of 45-48kg weight category in CWG 2018.

No team other than Australia and New Zealand had ever reached the gold medal match of a Commonwealth netball tournament, so history was assured for the victor of this clash.

Botswana triumphed in a thrilling men's 4x400-metre relay, while Jamaica were the victors in the women's event. Hosking held off several challenges over the past 200 metres from eventual silver medal victor Georgia Williams of New Zealand and Wales rider Danielle Rowe, who took bronze. Makwala, the 400m champion at the Gold Coast, joined his team mates for a round of celebratory push-ups following the race. Now, more than four decades later, they have victory number two. "The team is also disappointed that for all the effort we put, we didn't get the result".

"It's something you can hold onto even when all hope is gone, providing a light at the end of the tunnel".

Botswana finished with a time of 3:26:86 seconds to win bronze. England's Laura Weightman took the bronze.

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

"This medal and each one of my medals is special to me because I have worked equally hard for them".

Kurt Fearnley has competed in his last Commonwealth Games
Camera Icon Kurt Fearnley has competed in his last Commonwealth

Vivek is one for the future, and showed glimpses of his ability during the Games, but India will need to rethink how they approach creating a more versatile midifield in the wake of their Gold Coast debacle.

However, Prior grinned her way through the game and blinked back the tears on the podium, the enormity of the moment finally sinking in. "It's Sunday tomorrow so everybody will be glued to the TV".

Australia won the gold medal in women's basketball, beating England 99-55.

Boxer Gaurav Solanki won gold in men's 52kg category on Saturday.

"It means the world to mum", the 24-year-old said after the bout.

"I had a friendly match with her". Whatever mum says, it comes true.

This was the first CWG Gold medal for the legendary Manipuri boxer.

The men had seen England's women thrash India 6-0 in their own bronze medal match earlier in the day, but this contest was a much closer affair as Robert Crutchley's side took it 2-1. Sport is challenging, sport is tough.

"I would like to thank everyone in my team for preparing me for the finals". It is mention worthy that the 35-year-old actress had portrayed the famed Indian boxer on the silver screen in a biopic by the same name - Mary Kom.

While a high of 29 degrees Celsius predicted, showers are forecast for later in the day as the men begin their rugby sevens programme.

Australia await in the final following their victory over the Silver Ferns of New Zealand - a trans-Tasman rivalry that was played out twice in Saturday's hockey finals.

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