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COMM GAMES CATCH UP: 21 MARCH

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Catch up on all the happenings in Commonwealth Sport as we approach the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

YANAH PUJARBINN NGA GUHL (GO GREEN AND GOLD) AS BOROBI GETS READY TO CHEER FOR AUSTRALIA

 

Borobi, Australia’s Commonwealth Games team mascot, has a new uniform as he prepares to cheer – Yanah Pujarbinn Nga Guhl (Go Green and Gold) at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Swimmers, Triple Olympic gold medallist and Gold Coast 2018 finalist Kaylee McKeown and Tokyo Olympic Games bronze medallist Brendon Smith joined Borobi on the beach to welcome the Queen’s Baton to the Gold Coast.

YANAH PUJARBINN NGA GUHL (GO GREEN AND GOLD) AS BOROBI GETS READY TO CHEER FOR AUSTRALIA

The cheeky blue koala from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is getting ready to cheer on the Australian Team at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

QUEEN’S BATON RELAY IN AUSTRALIA

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay visited Australia for a four-day tour witnessed the Queen’s Baton revisit iconic venues and places from Commonwealth Games history.

 

 

 

 

MCDERMOTT EYES HISTORY IN BIRMINGHAM

 

Four years after Nicola McDermott medalled on debut at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the star high jumper is eyeing Birmingham as her opportunity to “go down in history”.

On Friday, just over four months out from the start of the 2022 Games, McDermott was among the athletes present at the SCG as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay.

MCDERMOTT EYES HISTORY IN BIRMINGHAM

The Gold Coast bronze medallist and Tokyo Olympic silver medallist has now turned her focus to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

COLE AIMING FOR ELUSIVE COMMONWEALTH GAMES GOLD

 

Australian Paralympic great Ellie Cole aims to cap her stellar swimming career with an elusive Commonwealth Games gold medal.

The 30-year-old will aim to compete at her third Games this year in Birmingham before retirement.

COLE AIMING FOR ELUSIVE COMMONWEALTH GAMES GOLD

The four-time Commonwealth Games medallist is ready for her self-described splash and dash in Birmingham.

PATTERSON’S LEAP FROM DARK PLACE TO GLORY

 

Eleanor Patterson has made the leap from a dark place to the podium at a world championships and it’s made her feel like an athlete reborn.

When the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist achieved her high jump holy grail of a two-metre clearance en route to winning silver at the world indoor championships on Saturday, the Leongatha leaper couldn’t help but reflect on a remarkable roller-coaster journey.

PATTERSON’S LEAP FROM DARK PLACE TO GLORY

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist continues her sterling 2022 season with silver at the world indoor championships.

MEDAL AMBITION DRIVING DAY TO BIRMINGHAM

 

As a teenage rookie just competing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games was enough for Riley Day, but four years later the Australian sprinter’s goals have shifted significantly.

Day will head to her second Games in Birmingham this July with medals her only ambition, following her personal-best display in the 200m semi-finals at last year’s Olympics in Tokyo.

MEDAL AMBITION DRIVING DAY TO BIRMINGHAM

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games sprinter captured Australian hearts at the Tokyo Olympics but now wants more in Birmingham.

CIKAMATANA EYES COMMONWEALTH GAMES GOLD FOR AUSTRALIA

 

Four years after claiming Commonwealth Games gold for Fiji, weightlifter Eileen Cikamatana is raring for the chance to repeat the feat for Australia.

Cikamatana triumphed in the women’s 90kg on the Gold Coast as an 18-year-old, then switched to competing for Australia, becoming a citizen in 2019 via a distinguished talent visa.

CIKAMATANA EYES COMMONWEALTH GAMES GOLD FOR AUSTRALIA

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist has now targeted the Birmingham Commonwealth Games to mark her mark in the green and gold.

PATTERSON, MOLONEY MEDAL IN WORLD INDOORS

 

Australia’s athletics team is celebrating a double medal success at the world indoor championships in Belgrade with high jumper Eleanor Patterson soaring to silver and Ash Moloney battling to heptathlon bronze.

The pair both set national and Oceania indoor records as they opened the 15-strong team’s medal account on Saturday, in the first world indoors to be staged in four years.

PATTERSON, MOLONEY MEDAL IN WORLD INDOORS

Australia has claimed two medals on Day 2 of the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Serbia.

TOOLE COMMITS TO RUGBY 7S COMM GAMES PUSH

 

Corey Toole has signed a deal to seal his rise from Brumbies development player to Australian Rugby 7s linchpin at this year’s Commonwealth Games and World Cup.

Toole has taken his chances since being loaned out last year as part of Rugby Australia’s new collaboration with Super Rugby clubs.

TOOLE COMMITS TO RUGBY 7S COMM GAMES PUSH

The rising rugby star has set his sights on the upcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

BREADY, SET, GO: AUSSIES LOCK IN COMM GAMES PREP

 

Australia’s mission to win Commonwealth Games gold will begin with a T20I tri-series in Northern Ireland next July.

Australia will play both Ireland and Pakistan twice across nine days in the small village of Bready in Northern Ireland in preparation for the debut of Women’s T20 Cricket at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

BREADY, SET, GO: AUSSIES LOCK IN COMM GAMES PREP

The T20 world champs will head to a small village in Northern Ireland for a series of warm-up matches ahead of groundbreaking Commonwealth Games competition.

THE FAMILY & FANS TOUR TO THE BIRMINGHAM 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will take place from 28 July to 8 August 2022.

To be in the stands in Birmingham supporting the Australian Team, for the first time Australian families and fans will be able to access group tickets for all events at the Commonwealth Games.

The Family & Fans Tour ensures Australian families and fans can sit and cheer together, stay together and play together at the Birmingham Games.

Tour packages are available; however, numbers are limited.

Bookings are now open, learn more about the Family & Fans Tour below.

BIRMINGHAM 2022 FAMILY & FANS TOUR

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