2018 Commonwealth Games

Callum Hawkins’ treatment was a disgrace

Callum Hawkins’ treatment was a disgrace

by , 3 May 2018

The sight of Callum Hawkins – who was leading the Commonwealth Games Marathon – lying crumpled on the ground, barely conscious after hitting his head on a concrete paling, yet trying to continue on, was inspirational and moving but difficult to watch.

Are Commonwealth Games medals worth the taxpayer money?

Are Commonwealth Games medals worth the taxpayer money?

by , 21 Apr 2018

During the Commonwealth Games, I was waiting to hear the usual cacophony of voices bemoaning the spending on elite sport in Australia, especially after the nation’s heavily criticised performance at the Rio Olympics.

Commonwealth Games would do well to remember its past

Commonwealth Games would do well to remember its past

by , 16 Apr 2018

Here’s a radical innovation that might save future Commonwealth Games from the controversy of the Gold Coast closing ceremony.

Take a bow Johanna Griggs

Take a bow Johanna Griggs

by , 16 Apr 2018 Video

For the last two decades, Johanna Griggs has been a top quality presenter at Channel Seven, but last night she surpassed herself with a stinging attack on the host broadcaster at the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony.

Why the Commonwealth Games matter

Why the Commonwealth Games matter

by , 16 Apr 2018

It has been fashionable for a while to denigrate the Commonwealth Games. They are a minor, pointless competition, it is said. They have no real international importance. I fundamentally disagree.

Australian Boomers vs Canada: Commonwealth Games Men’s basketball gold medal match, live scores, blog

Australian Boomers vs Canada: Commonwealth Games Men’s basketball gold medal match, live scores, blog

by , 15 Apr 2018

Match result: Australia cruised to the gold medal in style on Sunday, smashing Canada by 40 points.

Australian Hockeyroos vs New Zealand: Commonwealth Games Women’s hockey gold medal match live scores, blog

Australian Hockeyroos vs New Zealand: Commonwealth Games Women’s hockey gold medal match live scores, blog

by , 14 Apr 2018

The Australian Hockeyroos will go for gold on Saturday afternoon when they take on Trans-tasman rivals New Zealand in the women’s hockey final at the Commonwealth Games. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 12:45pm (AEST).

Australian Boomers vs Scotland: Commonwealth Games Men’s basketball semi-final live scores, blog

Australian Boomers vs Scotland: Commonwealth Games Men’s basketball semi-final live scores, blog

by , 14 Apr 2018

The Australian Boomers were solid without being spectacular during the group stage of the Commonwealth Games, but they may need to go up another level when they face Scotland during the semi-final. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 10am (AEST).

Billy Slater rushed to Gold Coast to dive in Commonwealth Games

Billy Slater rushed to Gold Coast to dive in Commonwealth Games

by , 14 Apr 2018

Melbourne Storm star fullback Billy Slater’s recovery from last night’s 40-14 win over Newcastle has been disrupted as he races to the Gold Coast to compete in the Commonwealth Games.

Australian Kookaburras vs England: Commonwealth Games Men’s hockey semi-final live scores, blog

Australian Kookaburras vs England: Commonwealth Games Men’s hockey semi-final live scores, blog

by , 13 Apr 2018

The Australian Kookaburras will look to match their female counterparts and advance to the final of the Commonwealth Games when they take on England in the second semi-final. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 9:45pm (AEST).

Australian Opals vs New Zealand: Commonwealth Games Women’s basketball semi-final live scores, blog

Australian Opals vs New Zealand: Commonwealth Games Women’s basketball semi-final live scores, blog

by , 13 Apr 2018

The road to the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games starts here as women’s basketball powerhouse the Australian Opals take on their neighbours from across the Tasman, New Zealand. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 9pm (AEST).

Mary’s Wonder Women: Matildas shine at the Asian Cup

Mary’s Wonder Women: Matildas shine at the Asian Cup

by , 13 Apr 2018

There’s plenty on the line for the Matildas at this year’s Asian Cup, which started on April 2 and will conclude on April 22.

Australian Hockeyroos vs India: Commonwealth Games Women’s hockey semi-final live scores, blog

Australian Hockeyroos vs India: Commonwealth Games Women’s hockey semi-final live scores, blog

by , 12 Apr 2018

The Australian Hockeyroos have marched through the group stage of the Commonwealth Games without many issues, but that might be all about to change when they take on one of the favourites, India, in the second semi-final. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 9:15pm (AEST).

Perseverance the key in Maurice Longbottom’s rise

Perseverance the key in Maurice Longbottom’s rise

by , 12 Apr 2018

When watching Maurice Longbottom light up the rugby field, the first thing that comes to mind is ‘talent’.

Australian Diamonds vs Jamaica: Commonwealth Games netball, live scores, blog

Australian Diamonds vs Jamaica: Commonwealth Games netball, live scores, blog

by , 11 Apr 2018

The Australian Diamonds take on Jamaica in their final pool match at the Commonwealth Games. Join The Roar for live coverage and a blog of the match from 9pm (AEST).

Australian Kookaburras vs New Zealand: Commonwealth Games Men’s hockey, live scores

Australian Kookaburras vs New Zealand: Commonwealth Games Men’s hockey, live scores

by , 11 Apr 2018

The Australian Kookaburras will face their toughest challenge yet at the Commonwealth Games when they face New Zealand in their final group game. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 4:30pm (AEST).

Bronte Campbell and Kyle Chalmers perfect motivators for the Australian way

Bronte Campbell and Kyle Chalmers perfect motivators for the Australian way

by , 11 Apr 2018

Bronte Campbell and Kyle Chalmers last night churned up the Commonwealth Games pool on the Gold Coast to anchor two spine-tingling medley relay golds for the hosts.

Australian Hockeyroos vs Scotland: Commonwealth Games, Women’s hockey live scores, blog

Australian Hockeyroos vs Scotland: Commonwealth Games, Women’s hockey live scores, blog

by , 10 Apr 2018

If Scotland beat the Australian Hockeyroos by six goals or more, they will qualify for the finals of the Commonwealth Games. Any other result will see Australia through to the finals in their crucial group game. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog starting from 9:30pm (AEST).

2018 Commonwealth Games: Swimming Night 6 finals live updates, results, blog

2018 Commonwealth Games: Swimming Night 6 finals live updates, results, blog

by , 10 Apr 2018

The final night of swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games will see nine gold medals go on the line, with a pair of relays and the 1500-metre event headlining. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:30pm (AEST).

Australian Kookaburras vs Canada: Commonwealth Games Men’s hockey live scores, blog

Australian Kookaburras vs Canada: Commonwealth Games Men’s hockey live scores, blog

by , 10 Apr 2018

Australia can confirm their spot in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games hockey tournament when they take on Canada, who must win to save their campaign. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 4:30pm (AEST).


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