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Catch up on all the latest news for the Australian Team at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

 

Lawn Bowls

Wilson wins historic bowls gold medal

The Gold Coast 2018 gold medallist has defended his title and celebrated in a familiar shirtless fashion at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

In a thrilling extra end finish, the Jackaroos pair have staged a thrilling comeback to capture the squad's second gold medal of Birmingham 2022.

In a thrilling extra end finish, the Jackaroos pair have staged a thrilling comeback to capture the squad's second gold medal of Birmingham 2022.

Athletics

Race walker Montag claims Games Gold, adds to Australia's Golden Legacy in Racewalking

The Gold Coast 2018 20km gold medallist has won her second Commonwealth Games gold medal in dominating fashion and added to Australia's golden legacy in racewalking.

Hoare wins remarkable 1500m gold

In the race of his life, Aussie runner Ollie Hoare has added his name to Australian sporting record books, becoming just the second Australian male to win the famed 1500m at the Commonwealth Games.

Grandmother's spirit drives walker Montag

After a dominant victory in the women's 10000m racewalk, the now two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist thought of her grandmother and the impact on her life.

Patterson has to settle for high jump silver

The recent world champion has come away with a silver medal in the women's high jump, after a self-described "frustrated and disappointed" performance.

Marschall strikes pole vault gold again

Kurtis Marschall has emulated the great Steve Hooker, the man who first inspired him to take up pole vaulting, by winning back-to-back Commonwealth gold medals.

Diving

Smith joins Keeney to Win Synchro Diving Gold Medal

In her fourth Commonwealth Games, three-time bronze medallist Anabelle Smith has joined with Maddison Keeney to capture gold in the women's 3m synchronised springboard.

Youngest Aussie athlete wins diving gold

The master and the apprentice have won a stunning gold medal in the women's 10m synchronised platform event.

Boxing

Oldest, youngest Aussie boxers make finals

Aussie boxing stars punch their tickets to the gold medal bouts at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Beach Volleyball

McHugh plays devil in volley title defence

The Australian Men's beach volleyball duo has progressed to the gold medal match at Birmingham 2022.

Gymnastics

Gymnast hopes tearful gold will mean funds

The talented gymnast collects her maiden Commonwealth Games gold medal and a complete set of medal from Birmingham 2022.

Netball

Diamonds cut through Roses into the final

The Australian Diamonds have dethroned the Gold Coast 2018 gold medal winning English Roses in a terrific display to progress to Sunday's gold medal match against Jamaica.

Hockey

Kookas in great Games hockey escape

The Kookaburras have survived a rare off night and a spirited England, a controversial goal the difference in their tense 3-2 Commonwealth Games men's hockey semi-final win.

Wrestling

Wrestlers answer critics with second medal

The big man from Perth has claimed the squad's second Commonwealth Games bronze medal in as many days, but is hungry for more.

T20 Cricket

Aussie Women's Cricket Team Power into Gold Medal Match

In the maiden women's T20 cricket tournament, the all-conquering Australian Women's Team will look to add a Commonwealth Games gold medal to the squad's impressive trophy cabinet.

Squash

Australian mixed squash title defence ends

The gold medal defence of Australia's mixed doubles squash pairing of Donna Lobban and Cameron Pilley is over.

Table Tennis 

Table tennis pals smile to gold and silver

It was a para table tennis final like no other. Lots of smiles, lots of fun and jokes, plenty of dazzling exhibition shots - and an Australian gold and silver medallist to savour at the end.

Badminton

Tenacious fight sees Australian badminton pair through to semi-final

A tenacious and determined fight has seen Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen and Gronya Somerville progress through to the women’s doubles semi-final match, the sole Australian’s remaining in the badminton competition.

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