Gold Coast diver wins Commonwealth Games gold medal

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This is the first time India got a silver medal in the super heavyweight category in the Commonwealth Games.

Gold Coast: Indian star shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and the men's doubles pair of Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reached the finals while the women's doubles combine of Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy bagged the bronze medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast on Saturday. I am happy that Gold Coast like Glasgow has risen up to the occasion and that its people would remember the Games fondly for a long time to come, having been beneficiaries of what the Games have given them.

Australia tops the chart with 72 gold medals.

Asked how does she manage to motivate herself to train even after so many years, Mary said: "When I decide something with my head and heart, I get into it fully".

This was Satish's first Commonwealth Games medal.

Following is India's Day 11 schedule of competitions at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Meanwhile, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal will aim for gold when they play the women's doubles gold medal match.

"It is a matter of great pride that forming 25 per cent of the Indian contingent, Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) athletes clinched 40 per cent of the total gold won by India".

Ayew rescues a point for Swansea against Everton
Swansea had scored only once in the three games top-scorer Ayew had sat out following his red card at Huddersfield last month. The draw was only good enough for the Welsh side to drop down into 17th, five points clear of the bottom three.

"Callum has been taken to hospital for medical review following his collapse in the Marathon as is standard procedure".

Simpson's team mate Callum Hawkins was leading inside the final five kilometres when he succumbed to heat exhaustion and collapsed. Silver went to Uganda's Munyo Mutai, two minutes and 16 seconds driving, while Scotland's Robbie Simpson took bronze. "We all wish Callum a speedy recovery", British Athletics tweeted.

The tone was set right from the first game as arch-rivals Pakistan held the Indian side to a 2-2 draw, which was a surprise given the previous results between the two teams.

But with Adams away to the professional ranks, Whiteside finally stepped up to seize her chance with victory over Northern Ireland's Carly McNaul to claim the Commonwealth Games flyweight title on the Gold Coast.

Jessie Lartey, Ghana's only medal victor at the ongoing Commonwealth Games has disclosed that he was nearly dropped from the final contingent for the Games by officials of the Ghana Olympic Committee and Black Bombers.

New Zealand's flag bearer for the closing ceremony will be named this afternoon before the 11-day Games are brought to a close at Carrara Stadium.