Commonwealth Games: Agboro comes close but misses out on weightlifting medal

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Canada finished second, almost four seconds behind.

Uganda faces hosts Australia in their second group C outing on Friday before tussling out South Africa too later on the day.

Cate Campbell said 10,000-strong home crowd at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre.

Games chief executive David Grevemberg said he had "grave concern" about the situation, which follows a number of abuse scandals in sport including the jail term of up to 175 years handed to USA gymnastics coach Larry Nassar in January.

After her gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, Pearson suffered through four injury-plagued years and stepped back from the brink of retirement before coaching herself to her second world title.

She thought that Titmus had beaten her at the wall.

The 31-year-old, who previously won gold medals in the 100m hurdles in the 2010 and 2014 Games, had been struggling with the persistent injury in the build-up to the quadrennial competition.

"I think that's important to realise. I don't think I've quite come down yet".

Olympic champion Mack Horton won Australia's first gold of the meet in the 400-meter freestyle, while Canada's Taylor Ruck (200-meter freestyle) and England's Aimee Willmott (400 individual medley) and James Wilby (200 breaststroke) also claimed gold in the pool. "That didn't happen so much in Rio".

The 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018, is an global multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth - countries, that were once colonized by the British.

Australia and New Zealand will fight for gold in the event. She received a thunderous applause from the Australian fans, who queued up to take her autograph after the medal ceremony.

Uganda's squash player Ian Rukunya won his game against Fiji's Stephen Henry to set up a Round of 16 tie.

"I raced last week and it was obvious I was still in good shape".

Miley wasn't upset with the silver. Australian Matt Willis took the bronze.

PROUD OUT: World champion Proud was disqualified from the 50-meter butterfly after winning his morning swim in the preliminaries.

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