Saturday, 18 August, 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mack Horton rides on golden emotion

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Titmuss had been tipped to become the first woman to win the 200-400-800 freestyle treble at the same Commonwealth Games since fellow Australian Karen Moras did it in 1970.

"I thought it was disgusting, absolutely disgusting", she told Australia's Sky News, criticising the "20 minutes" sequence featuring a man playing a didgeridoo.

"I probably feel more emotion winning here than in Rio because the whole crowd is cheering - that didn't happen so much in Rio", Horton said.

Hanson added: "Criticism is not racism and I'm sick and exhausted of people having a go at me because it's "racism".

"That didn't happen so much in Rio".

The women's pursuit team - Ashlee Akudinoff, Annette Edmondson, Amy Cure and Alexandra Manly - also took gold, nearly lapping New Zealand, The Australian reported.

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Those killed were the deputy dean, faculty secretary, lecturer, and a staff member from the education faculty of the university. The attacker's main target appeared to be the university dean, who was not in his office when the gunman arrived, he added.

"I've raced against Hannah in every meet and I've been second every time".

Miley was 0.03secs ahead heading into the final leg but Wilmott finished strongly for the gold medal.

Omar was one of Ghana's brightest hopes from a 71-athlete contingent after he won the only medal (a bronze) at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Campbell's path back to the winners' circle began on Thursday when she anchored the Australian 4x100m freestyle relay team to a world record.

Not only did they each win their heats, but Cate Campbell, her sister Bronte Campbell and Shayna Jack were the three fastest qualifiers for the semifinals.

Cate Campbell (24.24 seconds) was quickest, followed by Jack (24.50) and Bronte Campbell (24.87).

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