Commonwealth Games 2018: Venkat Rahul Ragala wins India's fourth gold in weightlifting

Ellie Black part of team gymnastics gold at Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games 2018: Venkat Rahul Ragala wins India's fourth gold in weightlifting

World champion Matthew Glaetzer, favourite to win the men's sprint gold at the Commonwealth Games, crashed out of the preliminary rounds on Saturday after an "embarrassing" tactical blunder against Malaysian rank outsider Muhammad Sahrom.

Mauritius' Marie Hanitra Roilya Ranaivosoa took silver while Sri Lanka's Dinusha Gomes claimed bronze.

She then went for 113 kg in her final attempt in a bid to better her own CWG record and retain the title which she had won four years ago. Chanu managed to lift 196-kg (86kg+110kg) in a remarkable effort. The 23-year-old took silver at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, before qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women's 48-kg category but didn't perform how she wanted.

"I was just hoping he would drop the bar, luckily he did", he added. "The crowd made me feel at home". "The injuries are gone and now the season proper starts at the Commonwealth Games", said Yego.

Chad le Clos's bid to become the Commonwealth Games' most decorated athlete hit the skids on Friday as Australia's gold-medal machine clicked into high gear on Gold Coast.

Performing the final routine of the competition, James scored 14.1 on the floor, which whilst not being enough to wrest the gold for her team, still saw her qualify for Monday's individual apparatus final in first place.

There were several other good results to celebrate for India though, a prominent one being the women's hockey team bringing its campaign back on track with a 4-1 thrashing of Malaysia.

WIN OR DRAW? - For Pakistan, this 2-2 draw had the feeling of a win after coming back from an 0-2 deficit and equalizing after the fulltime siren against India.

The Indians continued to be the big bullies of the badminton court, dismantling Scotland on Friday to top their mixed team event group and advance to the quarterfinals.

Their performance comes despite some DIY rehab and recovery sessions for India's weightlifters after their physio missed the accreditation deadline and was denied access to the Games village.

Squash: India's top squash player and third seed, Saurav Ghosal, suffered a shock defeat against Jamaica's Christopher Binnie in the men's singles second round of the Games.

Nimji struggled in the first set, losing 6-11, but fought gallantly in the second which she lost 10-12.

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