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April 15, 2018

Team England cyclist Melissa Lowther hits out at the Commonwealth Games Federation for not allowing her to compete in the women's time trial event on the Gold Coast.

Mary dominated O'Hara right from the beginning of the first round - there are three rounds of three minutes each - mixing caution with aggression as she tried to size her opponent up.

"Best ever medal haul, how can I be not be happy, I am very happy".

Just two months before the Commonwealth trials past year, Stridsman tore her anterior cruciate ligament during a fight in Poland.

It is Kom's first Commonwealth medal of any colour and burnishes a heaving trophy cabinet that already includes an Olympic bronze from London 2012 and five amateur world championship titles. By the second round, Mary Kom seemed to be thoroughly enjoying herself in the ring against her timid rival. He had won his Asian Games gold in 2010 in the lightweight 60kg category.

Nieva gave a fair assessment of all the medallists, including gold winners Vikas Krishan, Gaurav Solanki and Mary Kom.

An extremely successful day for England was capped off when Frazer Clarke beat India's Satish Kumar to the men's over 91kg crown in the last bout of the day, winning 5-0.

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Kom, who has spoken repeatedly at the Games in Australia about the problems facing women and girls in India, said being away for long periods for competition and to train was challenging emotionally.

It's a fourth Commonwealth Games medal for Heading who won gold and silver in Delhi in 2010 and silver in Glasgow in 2014.

Divya Kakran won bronze medal in the women's freestyle 68 kg by outplaying Bangladesh's Sherin Sultana 4-0, a victory by fall.

Boxer Gaurav Solanki won gold medal in the men's flyweight (52 kilogram) category.

It was a fruitful day for Team Nigeria as they concluded events on Saturday with one gold, three silver and one bronze medals but the team dropped from the eighth position they held on Friday.

Jessie Lartey's bronze in the men's 64kg category was Ghana's first medal of the Games.

Manish, on the other hand, lost 2-3 to local favourite Harry Garside, again on a split decision.

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