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    Lifters watch neighbours in awe

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    The newly constructed multi-sports venue Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre in Gold Coast appeared to be a celebration point for sub-continental countries in Commonwealth Games...

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    Games dancer laughs off viral butt flash

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2018

    A dancer whose bare bottom was beamed around the world during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony has laughed off the incident, joking: ‘It’s all behind...

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    Sindhu eyes more shots at glory

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2018

    PV Sindhu could have been a volleyball player like her parents but she instead chose to be a badminton player, a decision seemed to be...

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    Second from last, yet Moyna celebrates

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2018

    No sooner Faima Akter Moyna lifted 88-kg in clean and jerk she rushed to her coach Bidyut Kumar Roy and jumped to his lap in...

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    Nahid fails to shine in pool

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2018

    Bangladesh made an ordinary start to the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Thursday when swimmer Mahmudun Nobi Nahid was eliminated in the...

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    Pearson pull-out overshadows Games’ start

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2018

    Poster-girl Sally Pearson dealt the Commonwealth Games a major blow by pulling out with an Achilles’ injury on Thursday, as competition got under way with...

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    Bangladesh off with a scandal

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 05, 2018

    Bangladesh received a blow hours before the opening ceremony of the 21st Commonwealth Games on Wednesday as the organisers did not allow two Bangladeshi boxers...

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    Pomp, grandeur as Games open

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 05, 2018

    The 21st edition of Commonwealth Games got underway on Wednesday at the Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast, one of the famous tourist-hubs of Australia, with...

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    Bangladesh get warm reception in village

    Sudipta Ananda . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:05am on April 04, 2018

    Bangladesh athletes felt the charm of Commonwealth Games when they were formally greeted by the local organising committee in Games Village at Gold Coast on...

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    Games chiefs ‘fully supportive’ of trans weightlifter

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on April 03, 2018

    Commonwealth Games organisers assured transgender New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard of their full support on Monday as she prepares to compete at Gold Coast....

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