CWG 2018: Boxer Satish Kumar settles for Silver in men's +91kg category

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India will look to end their campaign at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Sunday with a few more medals.

Michaela Walsh was left heartbroken after her narrow final defeat while her brother Aidan, Brendan Irvine, Kurt Walker, Kristina O'Hara and Carly McNaul were also edged out in their deciders.

"For me the highlight was the first match against England, the last two minutes and we'd hoped it was also possible now, but that's too bad".

"Even my sports minister came to cheer me on, my country will be very proud", said Kom, who is a member of Upper House in India's Parliament.

Mary Kom had claimed the Asian Championships gold five months ago, before ensnaring the top honours at the India Open in January. Mother-of-three Mary Kom, the subject of a Bollywood film in 2014, was the deserved victor, outboxing her Northern Ireland opponent.

"Actually it is Mary but because my passport has the spelling Mery, the organisers have gone with that spelling".

The 35-year-old was back into the games after two-year break. Krishan demolished Cameroon's Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue to claim first medal at the CWG with a unanimous 5-0 verdict.

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Australia won the gold medal in women's basketball, beating England 99-55.

Taking the bronze medals were Sri Lanka's M Vidanalange Ishan Bandara and Scotland's Reece McFadden.

Manish Kaushik settles for silver in 60kg category after a closely contested final against home favourite Harry Garside, who won with a 3:2 split decision in his favour.

Neeraj Chopra won the men's Javelin title at the games and became the first Indian to do so in the history.

In comparison, West African neighbours Nigeria is the highest placed West African team in 10th place having amassed 16 medals, comprising six gold, five silver and five bronze.

Jessie Lartey's bronze in the men's 64kg category was Ghana's first medal of the Games.

Indian men's hockey team finished a disappointing fourth at the Commonwealth Games as it struggled to breach a stout England defence to lose the bronze medal match 1-2 on Saturday.

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