Wednesday, 25 April, 2018

Rly athletes win 10 out of 26 golds

Get live updates of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. Tejaswini Sawant right of India and fellow countrywoman Anjum Moudgil led an Indian 1-2 in the women's 50m Rifle 3P shooting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Friday Rly athletes win 10 out of 26 golds
Eugene Bates | 16 April, 2018, 11:59

Nigeria finished the games in Gold Coast with nine golds, nine silvers and six bronze medals to place ninth on the log behind Australia, England, India, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Wales and Scotland.

"'I'm sorry, you're being way too polite", she said. "If we can get such results in our first worldwide appearance, it means we can do more", he said. They are the official broadcasters of Commonwealth Games in India.

"This decision to bring the athletes into the stadium before the broadcast was operationally driven, given there were restrictions on being able to keep the athletes waiting in comfort".

"We wanted athletes to be part of and enjoy the Closing Ceremony".

"I tend to think the Commonwealth Games are, sadly, undervalued and chronically underfunded considering their important role in athlete preparation for the Olympic Games", she says. "They made the decision not to have the athletes enter the stadium".

Numerous athletes including Usain Bolt also departed the stadium early before the ceremony ended.

The show continued with a performance by Ricki-Lee and The Koi Boys before Anthony Callea took the stage to perform "You Should be Dancing" accompanied by the athletes. It was their decision to have them in the stadium already before the broadcast began. "They are a way for us to come together and share what we have in common".

"Having received such a positive response to the Opening Ceremony on the Gold Coast earlier this month, we share GOLDOC'S disappointment at the level of criticism targeted at specific aspects of last night's ceremony".

"From week one in the training camp I had cars blowing up on me driving up, I had to give up my job, there was just so much". We had at least, 11 semi-finalists which we had not seen in a long time. "Should they (the athletes) have been a part of the actual ceremony that was broadcast?" Yes we did get it wrong.

The XXI Commonwealth Games held at Gold Coast in Queensland state of Australia with the motto "Share the Dream" from April 4 to 15 have concluded.

Mr Beattie said people were understandably angry over the closing ceremony coverage, and ultimately the buck stopped with him.

Australian indie pop singer-songwriter and producer from the Gold Coast, Amy Shark opened the show with the song "Let Love Rule" followed by a performance by Archie Roach, joined by Voice of Birralee and the Yugambeh Youth Choir.

Kenyan athletes missed out on medals in the final event of the athletics calendar, after performing dismally in the men's and women's marathon.

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