English basketball player proposes to girlfriend on-court at Commonwealth Games

India celebrate their stunning team gold

Star paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal won the crucial decider against Xue Jie Pang to guide India to the summit clash against the victor of the second semi-final between Nigeria and England, later on Monday.

Manika Batra played her part as she won both matches against Feng Tiawei (3-2) and Zhou Yihan (3-0) to grab India's first Table Tennis Gold since the Men's team achieved the feat in 2006.

India's Harmeet Desai returns a shot during the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, on Monday.

India's top-ranked singles player Sathiyan Gnanasekaran then doubled the lead with another come-from-behind victory over Segun Toriola 4-1 (10-12, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4).

Harry Tanfield has claimed a silver medal for Team England in the men's individual time trial event at the Commonwealth Games.

Having equalled her 2014 Glasgow Games return of two gold medals, Pascoe can sign off on her Gold Coast adventure satisfied. Ghosh also aggregated a record 247.2 but a 9.9 in the shoot-off pushed her to the second spot.

The hockey team has not managed to win a single match as yet and were knocked out from the running of semi-final.

Fortunately for New Zealand's para-swimming golden girl, it made little difference, as she switched on the afterburners to collect Commonwealth Games women's SB8 100m breaststroke gold. Apurvi, the defending champion. got the bronze with 225.3.

India reaped the most medals for weightlifting in this year's Commonwealth Games, and Pardeep Singh did not disappoint on the fifth day of the event.

The race was won by Trinidad and Tobago's Michelle-Lee Ahye in 11.14 with the Jamaican duo of Christania Wililams and Gayon Evans taking silver and bronze respectively.

The Nigerian team had earlier defeated hosts Australia 3-1 in the quarter-finals.

Thakur faltered in his final two attempts in clean and jerk, aiming for a 200kg lift that would have fetched him a silver.

The mixed-doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwik Rankireddy defeated Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh of Malaysia by 21-14, 15-21, 21-15. Just as Achanta, Gnanasekaran picked up the pace and went on to win the next three; 11-3, 11-3, 11-4 easily.

India on Monday continued to add medals in their tally by winning gold medals in Table Tennis and Badminton team events.



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