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Commonwealth Games: 13 athletes missing


MNA Sports Desk: Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier. Gold Coast organisers confirmed reports that athletes from Rwanda and Uganda were thought to have gone missing, while they were also looking to verify the whereabouts of two squash players from Sierra Leone. “We’re obviously looking at it very carefully,” Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive David Grevemberg told reporters. More than 100 athlete overstayed their visas at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Athlete visas for the Commonwealth Games expire on 15 May, ...

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Baki wins silver in Commonwealth Games


MNA Sports Desk: Bangladeshi shooter Abdullah Hel Baki has won silver in the men’s 10m Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games-2018 in Gold Coast of Australia. Baki scored 244.7 at the Belmont Shooting Centre in Australia on Sunday. The shooter got the medal as the first Bangladeshi of this season of the Games. Baki had placed sixth in the qualifying round to earn a spot in the final, reported news agency. Australian shooter Dane Sampson finished with the gold medal with a score of 245.0 while Ravi Kumar of India shot 224.1 to go on to win bronze. Sampson’s ...

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