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Tag Archives: Commonwealth Games

King & Palmer Share Glory on Final Day at 2018 Gold Coast Games

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It was fitting that the final match on the final day of 11 days of intense Commonwealth Games Squash competition at Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast produced a second gold medal for hosts Australia – when Zac Alexander & David Palmer held off English rivals Daryl Selby & Adrian Waller in a thrilling near-hour-long Men’s Doubles climax which went the full distance. It was almost certainly the farewell Games performance of veteran campaigner Palmer, the 41-year-old …

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Four Nations share Semi-Final slots after marathon Gold Coast action


A quartet of players representing England, Malaysia, New Zealand and Wales will line up in both the men’s and women’s Squash singles semi-finals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, after a day of shocks and marathons which ended well after midnight. Men’s quarter-finals: [12] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt [1] Nick Matthew (ENG) 11-7, 6-11, 12-10, 4-11, 11-6 (81m) [4] James Willstrop (ENG) bt [7] Cameron Pilley (AUS) 7-11, 12-10, 7-11, 11-6, 11-6 …

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England Coast into Gold Coast Commonwealth Quarters


England celebrated 100% success in today’s third round of Squash singles events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, where the nation will have interest in three of the four quarter-finals in both the men’s and women’s events – for the fifth time since 2002. The day began with a blow for the hosts when it was announced …

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Opening Day Is Jamaica Day At Commonwealth Games


While the two reigning gold medallists eased into the third round of the Squash singles events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, the opening day of action belonged to Jamaica after the Caribbean country’s only two male players caused major upsets to reach the last 16. UK-born Lewis Walters, ranked 260 in the world, raised his country’s spirits in the first round when …

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