Commonwealth Games: Jamaica’s rise, England’s path forwards and a look ahead to Netball World Cup 2023 | Netball News

England will now set their sights on the Netball World Cup in South Africa in July next year After an exciting Commonwealth Games netball tournament, we take a look at what’s next for top netball nations with a Netball World Cup in South Africa less than a year away. The fact that a World Cup … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England suffer agonising loss to New Zealand in bronze medal match | Netball News

England leave home competition without a medal England suffered a gruesome 55-48 loss to New Zealand in the bronze medal game and left the Commonwealth Games empty-handed as Australia won the gold medal. Jess Thirlby’s side failed to win a quarter against the Silver Ferns and failed to establish the same level of defensive dominance … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Eboni Usoro-Brown to retire from netball | Netball News

Eboni Usoro-Brown has announced his decision to retire from netball after the end of competition in Birmingham; England will face New Zealand in the bronze medal match on Sunday afternoon; the defender has amassed 116 caps so far Last update: 07/08/22 13:12 The defender has announced she will be retiring from the sport after the … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica dominate New Zealand to reach first major final | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analysis The Sunshine Girls continued their outstanding work with a 67-51 win over New Zealand; this follows their pool final win over Australia and means they will play in a major final on Sunday for the first time; England and Australia go to court for the second semi-final at 2:30 … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand in shootout to reach women’s hockey final | Adam Gemili crashes out of 200m | Commonwealth Games News

Maddie Hinch saves Hope Ralph penalty as England win shootout in Commonwealth Games women’s hockey semi-final England beat New Zealand in a shootout to stay on course for a maiden Commonwealth Games gold medal in women’s hockey in Birmingham. Isabelle Petter and Hannah Martin scored in the shootout as goaltender Maddie Hinch refused to be … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand to top Pool B, Australia await in netball semi-finals | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analyzes England beat New Zealand by 10 goals and remain unbeaten as they try to defend the title they won four years ago on the Gold Coast; the home side’s next game will be a semi-final tie against Australia on Saturday; New Zealand and Jamaica will face off in the … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins heptathlon gold in Birmingham | News

Katarina Johnson-Thompson successfully defended her Commonwealth title in the women’s heptathlon Katarina Johnson-Thompson won her first heptathlon title in three years as she successfully defended her Commonwealth Games crown. The 29-year-old triumphed with 6,377 points, ahead of Northern Ireland’s Kate O’Connor, who won silver, and her England teammate Jade O’Dowda in third. It is Johnson-Thompson’s … Read more

Olivia Breen: Wales sprinter’s shock at historic Commonwealth Games success | Athletics News

Sprinter Olivia Breen became the first woman to win a gold medal in athletics for Wales at the Commonwealth Games in 32 years after triumphing in the T37/38 100 meters final in Birmingham on Tuesday. Last update: 08/22/03 6:17 p.m. Olivia Breen of Wales celebrates after winning the women’s 100m T37/38 final at the Commonwealth … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England reach semi-finals with win over Uganda | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analysis England remain unbeaten in Pool B and a 56-35 win over Uganda guarantees they will advance to Saturday’s semi-finals; a Thursday evening meeting with New Zealand should determine whether they finish first or second in the group; England are defending Commonwealth Games champions Last update: 02/08/22 7:52 p.m. Nat … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Dame Laura Kenny wins Team England gold in velodrome in scratch race | Commonwealth Games News

Dame Laura Kenny won Team England’s first gold medal in the velodrome at these Commonwealth Games; the 30-year-old produced a superb late push to win the women’s 10k scratch race; Kenny said she struggled with motivation and overcame a crisis of confidence to get on the track and race By Emma Thurston Last update: 08/01/22 … Read more