Diamonds win Australia’s 1,000th Commonwealth Games gold medal with netball title, Australia wins historic women’s cricket final

The Diamonds have won Australia’s 1,000th Commonwealth Games gold medal with a thrilling 55-51 victory over Jamaica in the netball final. Australia became the first country to reach four figures on the penultimate day of competition in Birmingham, which yielded seven golds as part of a 19-medal haul to stay well clear at the top … Read more

Commonwealth Games closing ceremony: Australia finishes atop Birmingham 2022 medal tally as closing ceremony hands over to Victoria 2026

Birmingham 2022 organisers have officially handed over the Commonwealth Games hosting responsibilities to regional Victoria ahead of the 2026 event in Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong and Gippsland. The handover came at the end of a closing ceremony at Alexander Stadium that celebrated Birmingham’s multicultural past and present, including the club scene of the 80s and the birth … Read more

PM Modi hosts India’s Commonwealth Games contingent

The golden era of Indian sports is knocking on the door, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday as he hailed the daring display of the Indian contingent who returned with 61 Commonwealth Games medals. Modi welcomed the Indian contingent to his residence on Saturday to congratulate the players. Indian athletes produced a sensational spectacle … Read more

Commonwealth Games live: Australia finishes atop Birmingham 2022 medal tally as closing ceremony hands over to Victoria 2026

The Closing Ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has officially begun after 11 days of sporting highlights. It comes after the Kookaburras won their seventh straight Commonwealth Games gold medal in the men’s hockey final, beating India 7-0 to give Australia their 67th and final Games gold. . Follow the Closing Ceremony live, hear … Read more

Commonwealth Games live: Australia’s Kookaburras win seventh straight gold medal ahead of closing ceremony in Birmingham

The Closing Ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has officially begun after 11 days of sporting highlights. It comes after the Kookaburras won their seventh consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal in the men’s hockey final, beating India 7-0. Follow the Closing Ceremony live, hear our athletes’ personal thoughts on the Games and share your … Read more

Commonwealth Games live: Australia wins historic gold in women’s cricket, more golds in beach volleyball, diving, cycling and athletics

It’s the last full day of competition in Birmingham and the history-making moments are continuing. Australia has won the inaugural Commonwealth Games gold medal in women’s T20 cricket, beating India in the last over despite a positive COVID test within the team the day of the final. The Hockeyroos have won silver after losing to … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Claire Colwill’s family create own Games village to cheer on Hockeyroos

When the family of a Commonwealth Games debutante realized they couldn’t make it to Birmingham, they brought Birmingham home. Mackay’s Claire Colwill only joined the Hockeyroos this year after years of representing Mackay and Queensland. At every major tournament, her 92-year-old grandmother has been there to cheer from the touchline. But the long journey and … Read more

Hockeyroos reach Commonwealth Games final with penalty shootout win over India; Aussies get two medals in decathlon

The Hockeyroos get their revenge over India in the Commonwealth Games semi-finals, winning a somewhat controversial penalty shootout to reach the final against England. India shocked Australia with a 1-0 win in their quarter-final at the Tokyo Olympics last year, but there was to be no repeat in Birmingham as Australia won the penalty shootout 3-0 … Read more

Commonwealth Games live updates: Hockeyroos face India in semi-final, while men’s decathlon draws to a close

After a shocking loss to India in the quarter-finals at the Olympics last year, the Hockeyroos have a chance for revenge as they battle it out again for a place in the final in Birmingham. Follow all the action from day eight in Birmingham with our live blog. Live updates 4 months agoFriday, August 5, … Read more

Commonwealth Games live: Kelsey-Lee Barber cleared to compete in javelin events after testing positive for COVID last week

Australian Kelsey-Lee Barber has been given the green light to compete in Birmingham after testing positive for COVID just before the opening ceremony. But Kathryn Mitchell and Ash Moloney, two other top contenders for Australia’s athletics teams, have been forced to withdraw due to illness. Join the conversation on our live blog. Live updates 4 … Read more