Australia beats India by nine runs at Edgbaston to win Commonwealth Games women’s T20 cricket gold

The Australian women’s cricket team now has it all. The T20 and ODI World Cup winners are also Commonwealth Games champions after a nine-point victory over India in front of a stellar crowd in Edgbaston. Women’s T20 Final Australia India 8-161 152 all out Mooney 61 (41) Kaur 65 (43) Goalkeeper 3-16 rubble 2-27 Rana … 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

Hockeyroos into gold medal match against England at Commonwealth Games after controversial penalty shootout

Hockeyroos striker Rosie Malone suspects she is India’s public enemy number one right now, following the Hockeyroos’ penalty shootout victory over India in the women’s hockey semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games. Key points: Hockeyroos beat India 3-0 in a penalty shootout Rosie Malone was allowed to retake her shot after the clock failed to start, … 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

Hockeyroos and Kookaburras using Commonwealth Games to get back on top — led by Katrina Powell and Eddie Ockenden

Australia’s men’s and women’s hockey teams have endured their fair share of joy and pain over the past year. The shattered and bewildered faces of the Kookaburras were a burning image after losing the gold medal game to Belgium at the Tokyo Olympics in the toughest possible way – a penalty shootout. The Kookaburras were … Read more