Commonwealth Games: D'Tigers lose 67-82 to Canada

  • Commonwealth Games: D'Tigers lose 67-82 to Canada

Commonwealth Games: D'Tigers lose 67-82 to Canada

Meanwhile, New Zealand boxer David Nyika alleged that his opponent bit him twice in an "ugly" fight as he launched his bid for a second Commonwealth Games gold on Friday.The 22-year-old heavyweight defeated Yakita Aska of Antigua and Barbuda 5-0 on Australia's Gold Coast, but said the 91kg bout was far tougher than the scores suggested.

"Our athletics team may not have experienced stars, but I expect them to do well in the relays and jumps, especially the high jump, where we won our first global gold medal through Emmanuel Ifeajuna in 1954 at Vancouver Games". England's Jacob Peters topped the qualifications, clocking 1:58.42 seconds.

Canada's Maude Charron clinched the gold medal in the women's weightlifting 63kg final after lifting a Games record 122kg in her final attempt in clean and jerk to record a total of 220kg.

The Manipuri claimed the 53kg category gold yesterday after breaking the Games record in snatch - her total was 192kg (84kg+108kg). The previous CWG record had been set by India's Swarti Singh four years ago.

Star shuttler Kidambi Srikanth led from the front as India thrashed Mauritius 3-0 to advance to the semifinals of badminton mixed team event in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday. "I'm just so glad I was able to perform for the team". The brothers missed out on the medals in the individual event.

There's always underlying emotion in Indo-Pak encounters, and there was no lack of tension in this.

Australia's Kookaburras, the gold-medal favorites, opened with a 4-0 win over South Africa.

Amit, on the other hand, is chasing a third successive worldwide gold medal, having claimed top finishes at the India Open and the Strandja Memorial Tournament before coming here. Jack Oliver of England pocketed the silver with a total of 312 kg while Francois Etoundi ensured bronze for hosts Australia with 305 kg.

"I had no hopes of winning a medal after I injured my thighs during the national championships while attempting 194kg in clean and jerk".

He went back out and secured the bronze, then accepted his medal with his arm in a sling. I am very happy and excited that I have achieved this.

"It means a lot, especially to do it in front of a home crowd", Downie said. In 2012, she won gold at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships.