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Sport: Aussies in Action in Birmingham: Day 9

From Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce to Chad Le Clos: Here are the biggest international names to watch at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

  From Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce to Chad Le Clos: Here are the biggest international names to watch at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games There'll be plenty of global superstars on show in Birmingham, including the four fastest women on the planet, iconic Paralympians, and a swimmer poised to become the greatest Commonwealth Games athlete of all time. Shooters Phillip Adams (Australia) and Michael Gault (England) jointly hold the record with 18 medals.The 30-year-old Le Clos missed the recent World Championships with bronchitis but will be hoping to earn his place in history by adding to his 17 medals, including seven gold, in Birmingham.

LAWN BOWLS

Australia will be out for revenge in their Commonwealth Games netball semi-final against England. © James Ross/AAP PHOTOS Australia will be out for revenge in their Commonwealth Games netball semi-final against England.

Gold medal match, Women's Pairs - Australia v England (0830 BST 1730 AEST), Semi Finals - Men's Singles- Aaron Wilson (AUS) v Iain McLean (SCO) (1200 BST 2100 AEST); Medal Matches (Men's Fours, Men's Singles) Victoria Park

TABLE TENNIS

Mixed Doubles Semi Finals - Nicholas Lum/Minhyung Lee (AUS) v Sreeja Akula/Kamal Achanta (IND); Men's Class Semi Finals; Women's Class Gold Medal - Qian Yang (AUS) v Li NaLei (AUS),; Women's Singles Semi Final - Yangzi Liu (AUS) v Jian Zeng (SGP), Men's Doubles Semi Finals - Nicholas Lum/Finn Lou (AUS) v Kamal Achanta/Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (IND); Women's Doubles Round 2 - Chunyi Feng/ Yangzi Liu (AUS) v Natalie Cummings/Chelsea Edghill (ENG), Minhyung Jee/Jian Fang Lay (AUS) v Tin-Tin Ho/Maria Tsaptsinos (ENG), Women's Doubles Quarter Finals; Men's Classes Singles medal games. (From 0930 BST 1830 AEST) National Exhibition Centre

Commonwealth Games 2022: Australia steals show at opening ceremony in R.M Williams uniform

  Commonwealth Games 2022: Australia steals show at opening ceremony in R.M Williams uniform Australia was led out by flag bearers Kookaburras men's hockey star Eddie Ockenden and squash champion Rachael Grinham to the Status Quo classic Let's Work Together.Australia hopes to record its best result at the 2022 Commonwealth Games and has sent its second largest team ever of more than 430 athletes.

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS

Hoop Final - Lidlia Iakovleva (AUS) (1000 BST, 1900 AEST), Ball Final - Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva (AUS) (1042 BST 1942 AEST), Clubs Final - Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva (AUS) (1122 BST, 2022 AEST), Ribbon Final - Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva (AUS) (1202 BST 2102 AEST) Utilita Arena Birmingham

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Semi Finals, Men's - Australia v Rwanda (1500 BST, 2400 AEST), Women's - Australia v Vanuatu (2100 BST 0600 AEST) Smithfield - (Com22 Bvo)

BOXING

Semi-finals - Women's Light Middleweight - Kaye Scott (AUS) v Alcinda Helena Panguane (MOZ) (1130 BST 20 30 AEST); Men's Middleweight - Callum Peters (AUS) v Simnikiwe Bongco (RSA) (1215 BST 2115 AEST), Men's Heavyweight - Edgardo Coumi (AUS) v Lewis Williams (ENG) (1700 BST 0200 AEST), Women's Featherweight - Tina Rahimi (AUS) v Elizabeth Oshoba (NGR) (1945 BST 0445 AEST), Women's Middleweight - Caitlin Anne Parker (AUS) v Tammara Thibeault (CAN) National Exhibition Centre

'Gut-wrenching': Aussie weightlifter stripped of gold

  'Gut-wrenching': Aussie weightlifter stripped of gold Kyle Bruce has been stripped of gold after the jury deemed his final attempt was a no-lift, leaving him with silver.Competing in the 81kg weightlifting, Bruce lifted 183kg in his final attempt to seize top spot, but a review identified a buckle in his left elbow.

DIVING

Men's 3m Springboard Preliminary and Final, - Shixin Li; Women's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final - Maddison Keeney, Brittany O'Brien, Esther Qin, Anabelle Smith, Women's Synchronised 10m Platform Final - Emily Boyd, Nikita Hains, Charli Petrov, Melissa Wu Sandwell Aquatics Centre

CRICKET

Semi Finals - Australia v New Zealand (1800 BST 0300 AEST) Edgbaston Cricket Ground

HOCKEY

Men's Semi Finals - Australia v England (2015 BST 0515 AEST) Ring Road North

Cricket's bid to be included in the 2028 Olympics receives a boost

  Cricket's bid to be included in the 2028 Olympics receives a boost EXCLUSIVE BY DAVID COVERDALE: Cricket is one of nine sports vying for a place and it is understood the ICC will state their case to LA 2028 at a meeting later this month. The governing bodies of breakdancing, baseball/softball, flag football, lacrosse, karate, kickboxing, squash and motorsport have also been invited to give presentations and a decision will be made next year.

NETBALL

Semi Finals - Australia v England (1430 BST 2330 AEST) National Exhibition Centre

Aussies in Action in Birmingham: Day 7

  Aussies in Action in Birmingham: Day 7 The Aussies in action on day seven of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.NETBALL

ATHLETICS

Women's High Jump Final - Eleanor Patterson, Women's Shot Put F55-57 Final (Julie Charlton), Women's 10000m Walk Final (Jemima Montag, Katie Hayward, Rebecca Henderson), Men's Hammer Throw Final, Men's 3000m Steeplechase Final (Ben Buckingham, Edward Trippas), Women's 4 x 100m Relay Round 1 (Naa Anang, Jacinta Beecher, Ella Connolly, Bree Masters, Celeste Mucci), Men's 4 x 100m Relay Round 1 (Joshua Azzopardi, Rohan Browning, Jacob Despard, Jake Doran, Jack Hale, Chris Mitrevski), Men's 1500m Final - Oliver Hoare, Women's Hammer Throw Final - Alex Hulley, Men's Pole Vault Final (Kurtis Marschall, Angus Armstrong), Women's 400m Hurdles Final, Women's 800m Final - Catriona Bisset, Men's 5000m Final (Matthew Ramsden, Ky Robinson, Jack Rayner), Men's 400m Hurdles Final - Sarah Cali, Women's 200m Final, Men's 200m Final Alexander Stadium

Aussies are the table-toppers yet again

  Aussies are the table-toppers yet again Australia has retained its status as the Commonwealth's sporting superpower but measured in medals, the Birmingham campaign was middling.But that isn't clouding Australia's view from the top of the Commonwealth Games tree.

WRESTLING FREESTYLE

Women's 50kg, Women's 53kg, Women's 76kg - Quarter FInal - Naomi De Bruine (AUS) v Justina di Stasio (CAN), Men's 57kg 1/8 Final - Justin Holland (AUS) v Giordmaina (MLT), Men's 74kg, Men's 97kg - Quarter Final - Tom Barns (AUS) v Nicolaas de Lange (RSA) (From 1030 BST 1930 AEST) National Exhibition Centre

Vanessa Amorosi cuts off TV interview after Olivia Newton-John's death

  Vanessa Amorosi cuts off TV interview after Olivia Newton-John's death Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi became overcome with emotion on Tuesday after Olivia Newton-John's death, during a live interview on Sunrise. The 41-year-old was chatting to hosts Natalie Barr and David 'Kochie' Koch about performing at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham when she was asked about her memories with late Grease star Olivia. Towards the end of the chat, Vanessa called time on the interview as she broke down in tears after a picture of herself, Olivia and Tina Arena flashed up on screen.

BADMINTON

Quarter Finals, Women's Singles - Wendy Chen (AUS) v Jia Min Yeo (SGP) (1150 BST 2050 AEST), Quarter Finals, Men's Singles, Quarter Finals, Men's Doubles - Jacob Schueller, Nathan Tang (AUS) v Sairej Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty (IND) (1910 BST 0410 AEST), Jack Yu, Hoang Pham (AUS) v Ben Lane, Sean Vendy (ENG) (2050 BST 0550 AEST), Quarter Finals, Women's Doubles - Wendy Chen, Gronya Somerville (AUS) v Rachel Honderich, Kristen Tsai (CAN) (2000 BST 0500 AEST) (Mixed Doubles) National Exhibition Centre

SQUASH

Men's Doubles Quarter Finals - Cameron Pilly, Rhys Dowling (AUS) v James Declan, James Willstrop (ENG) (1200 BST 2100 AEST), Zac Alexander, Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) v Greg Lobban, Rory Stewart (SCO) (1930 BST) 0420 AEST), Mixed Doubles Semi Finals, - Donna Lobban, Cameron Pilley (AUS) v Alison Waters, Adrian Waller (ENG) (1800 BST 0300 AEST), Mixed Doubles Plate Quarter final - Jess Turnbull, Alex Haydon (AUS) v Mary Fung-A-Fat, Guy Khalil (GUY) (1845 BST 0345 AEST) Plate Quarter Finals and Semi Finals; Men's Doubles Quarter Finals and Plate Quarter Finals; Women's Doubles Plate Quarter Finals Ring Road North

Cardiff keep their cool to beat Birmingham

  Cardiff keep their cool to beat Birmingham Jaden Philogene's first half strike was enough to earn Cardiff a 1-0 win over Birmingham on Saturday lunchtime. The 20-year-old Aston Villa loanee hit the winner after just 17 minutes at the Cardiff City Stadium, connecting with a Callum O'Dowda square ball to tap in his first goal for the club from close range. © Getty Jaden Philogene scored the winner for Cardiff Cardiff were the better side before the break and should have put the game beyond doubt, but after a penalty shout for either side in the second half, John Eustace's side could not muster enough in the final third to draw level.

Cardiff keep their cool to beat Birmingham .
Jaden Philogene's first half strike was enough to earn Cardiff a 1-0 win over Birmingham on Saturday lunchtime. The 20-year-old Aston Villa loanee hit the winner after just 17 minutes at the Cardiff City Stadium, connecting with a Callum O'Dowda square ball to tap in his first goal for the club from close range. © Getty Jaden Philogene scored the winner for Cardiff Cardiff were the better side before the break and should have put the game beyond doubt, but after a penalty shout for either side in the second half, John Eustace's side could not muster enough in the final third to draw level.

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