South Africa faced Australia in Men’s Hockey at Birmingham 2022. It was a tight match that ultimately favored Australia after the team registered a victory of 3-0 against their competitors.
With this, Australia continues it’s 100% start at the event, courtesy of the first two scores that were shot in the initial eight minutes. Victory landed on their laps in the late final quarter, making them the team to beat at the event. Take a look at the best hockey betting sites providing the best odds and top athletes to bet on.
Light-Heavyweight 75-80 kg category was close as well, with Taylor Bevan and Ennis facing each other to advance to the next stage. Taylor took the first two rounds to his side, giving Ennis a chance to make the terms even in the final round.
Ennis, from Jamaica, tried his best before the unanimous decision came in favor of Taylor from Wales. Taylor secured the win with 5-0 against Ennis to progress to the medal stage in the category.
As per the recent sports news, the boxing ring brought together two of the best players in the Light-Heavyweight tournament. Aaron Bowen from England faced Ashish Kumar from India. The spirits were high, and the game was a must-watch even for the fans of Ashish Kumar, who gave a tough fight and made the victory look like the highest mountain to climb.
Points stood at 19 after round two, and the final 20-seconds decided the fate of Aaron Bowen’s side, who had now advanced to the medal stage. Eilish McColgan, the Scottish star, re-wrote history by finishing at the top in the 10,000-meter Women’s Final. She looked to finish on a lower side but accelerated in the last couple of meters to gain an edge over others, delivering the performance of a lifetime.
The crowd went wild as she could not believe her achievement. Hard work paid off, and she took a breath of success with a huge smile as her country celebrated the victory with dashing dance moves.
Wales shined even before the Light-Heavyweight 75-80 kg category started. Aled Davies recorded the best figure of 51.39 meters in the Discus throw. Another one landed to their side after Harrison Walsh threw 54.76 for a Bronze.
Palitha Halgahwela Gedara finished with a Silver at 44.20 meters to join Tejaswin Shankar, who won a Bronze in the High Jump.
Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah proved why she is the spirit queen at the Commonwealth after finishing in 10.95, followed by Julien Alfred from St Lucia, who took 11.01 to take Silver back home. Daryll Neita missed her chance for Silver after securing Bronze with 11.07.
History has been written by Ferdinand Omanyala, a Kenyan athlete, and he has won the title of Sprint King, which was last crowned as a Kenyan athlete in 1962. Ferdinand Omanyala took 10.02 to win the title, surpassing the defender who finished in 10.13 in second place. Day 7 begins soon.