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Inspired England beat Australia to win Commonwealth Games hockey gold

After 24 years of trying, England’s women’s hockey team finally won gold at the Commonwealth Games. They had played Australia in three finals before now, and lost every one of them. But on a sunny Sunday afternoon at the University of Birmingham, they finally beat them, 2-1, through goals from Holly Hunt and Tess Howard. …

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A group of Australian men's hockey players hug after a goal, as a dejected England player stands by.

Kookaburras show their flaws, but still earn a shot at gold

The Kookaburras are human. It is not something we have often seen at the Commonwealth Games, where they have won all six gold medals in the competition’s history. Australia – England ENG 1-0 AUS (Roper, Q1, 12′) ENG 2-0 AUS (Wallace, Q2, 19′) ENG 2-1 AUS (Govers, Q2, 27′) ENG 2-2 AUS (Anderson, Q3, 44′) AUS 3-2 ENG (Beale, …

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England to face Australia for women's hockey gold

England to face Australia for women’s hockey gold

BIRMINGHAM, England — A week after the Lionesses became the pride of England for winning soccer’s Women’s European Championship, their compatriots in field hockey are hoping for their own historic moment in Birmingham. England has claimed a women’s hockey medal in the six previous Commonwealth Games but gold has proved elusive. A thrilling victory over …

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‘This is for her’: Johnson-Thompson follows family loss with heptathlon gold

After the sorrow and the suffering, the glory and the pain. Katarina Johnson-Thompson has been through the wars over the past three injury-ravaged years, and last week she also lost her grandmother Mary. Yet in front of an adoring home crowd she summoned a performance of no little resolve to retain her Commonwealth Games heptathlon …

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‘Hard to enjoy’: Kyle Chalmers wins gold as Glaetzer defies late handlebar change

Kyle Chalmers touched the wall, popped up his head to check the results, then stood up and brought his index finger to his lips. The Australian had just won the men’s 100m freestyle, a Commonwealth Games gold six years in the making – his first at a major international event since becoming Olympic champion at …

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Gold Price Outlook Turns Bullish as July FOMC Meeting Marks Peak Fed Hawkishness

Gold Price Outlook Turns Bullish as July FOMC Meeting Marks Peak Fed Hawkishness

GOLD PRICE FORECAST: BULLISH Gold prices extend their rebound, up more than 3% on the week The slide in U.S. Treasury yieldsis likely to support rate-sensitive assets in the near term This article looks at the key technical levels for XAU/USD to watch over the coming days Most Read: Gold Prices Facing First Topside Hurdle. …

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