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Commonwealth Games 2018: At the end of Day 8, India stays at 3rd spot with 14 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze medals

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Commonwealth Games 2018 has now entered its eighth day and the competition is coming to a close. On Thursday, four wrestlers will take the mat on Thursday and all four are expected to medal – what remains to be seen is what will the colour of the medal be. Babita Kumari and Sushil Kumar are the highlight weightlifters in action.  Anjum Moudgil will be in action in 50m Rifle Prone shooting event. Action in badminton, squash and table tennis will continue before concluding with India taking on Australia in women’s hockey.

Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 8 Live Updates:

Indian women’s hockey team loses to Australia in the semi-final match, to face England in bronze medal match 


The Indian duo of Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal advanced to the semifinals of the squash mixed double’s event even as compatriots Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Pal Sandhu crashed out

Looks like Seema Punia will settle for a silver as her third attempt has been disqualified. Her first attempt of 60.41m will stand.

India’s Purnima Hembram finished seventh in the Women’s Heptathlon Shot Put. She recorded a throw of 11.75m in her first attempt

In women’s long jump, India’s Nayana James and Nellickal Neena are in action. She posted jumps of 6.14m and 5.90 in their first attempts

Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals after her opponent Jessica Li retired in the second game.

In men’s table tennis doubles, Achanta Sharath and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan won their round of 16 tie against Sri Lanka’s Jayasingha Mudiyanselage and Ranasingha Imesh 3-0.

In men’s table tennis doubles, Achanta Sharath and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan won their round of 16 tie against Sri Lanka’s Jayasingha Mudiyanselage and Ranasingha Imesh 3-0.

Wrestler Sushil Kumar wins GOLD in men’s freestyle 74 kg category.

Indian wrestler Kiran claims bronze medal in 76kg category

Wrestler Rahul Aware wins GOLD medal in men’s freestyle 57kg category

Babita Kumari Phogat wins silver in 53 kg Freestyle Wrestling

Breaking News: India’s Tejaswini Sawant wins silver in women’s 50m Rifle Prone Finals with scores of 102.1, 102.4, 103.3, 102.8, 103.7, 104.6 for a collecting 618.9.

Kidambi Srikanth beats Sri Lanka’s Niluka Karunaratne 21-10, 21-10 to enter Men’s Singles quarter-finals.

PV Sindhu beats Australia’s Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen 21-15, 21-9 to enter Women’s Singles quarter-final.

India’s PV Sindhu is in action against Australia’s Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen.

HS Prannoy beats Australia’s Anthony Joe 21-18, 21-11 in Men’s Singles Round of 16 match

Sushil Kumar assures India of its second medal from wrestling after wrapping up a quick win by fall against Connor Evans. Kumar will now face South Africa’s Johannes Botha in the men’s 74kg wrestling final.

Rahul Aware beats Pakistan’s Muhammad Bilal to enter Men’s Freestyle 57kg Final

Wrestler Rahul Aware will face Pakistan’s Muhammad Bilal in Men’s Freestyle 57 kg semi-finals

Sushil Kumar beats Pakistan’s Muhammad Asad Butt to enter the Men’s Freestyle 74 kg semi-finals

Wrestler Sushil Kumar thrashes his opponent 11-0 to move through to the quarter-finals.

Babita Kumari starts off with a win in the 53kg Nordic event. In the round robin format, she wins 2-1 to win by three classification points to one.