Sindhu ready to step up as India goes badminton crazy

GOLD COAST, April 4 (NsNewsWire) — India’s flag bearer Pusarla Venkata Sindhu knows what pressure is. Badminton may not be quite as popular as cricket in India but plenty of the 1.3 billion population adore the sport and follow every shot its favourite female shuttler hits. In recent years Sindhu has become the first Indian […]

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The inspiration behind the Opening Ceremony GC2018

By Fiona Self GOLD COAST, April 4 (NsNewsWire) — Ceremonies have taken GC2018 Project and Artistic Director David Zolkwer to all parts of the world, but no city has affected him quite like his experience here on the Gold Coast, setting the scene for Opening and Closing spectaculars with a unique difference. Zolkwer has been creating […]

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India and Pakistan to renew hockey rivalry

Gold Coast, April 1 (NsNewsWire) — The clash between India and Pakistan will be one of the most anticipated contests of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games men’s hockey event. Both countries have a long and proud hockey history, with this emotionally charged clash never failing to entertain. Indian coach Sjoerd Marijne learned early in his tenure this was not just […]

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Warm welcome home for Queen’s Baton after 385 days on the road

Gold Coast, April 1 (NsNewsWire) — Just three days out from the biggest sporting spectacle the Gold Coast has ever hosted, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) has received the warmest of welcomes to the Games city after a remarkable 385 days inspiring people around the Commonwealth. The QBR started […]

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Jeff Horn to carry the GC2018 Queen’s Baton in Brisbane

Gold Coast, March 27 (NsNewsWire) — WBO World Welterweight Champion Jeff Horn will soon add another title to his name this Saturday, 31 March – a Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Batonbearer. Brisbane’s hometown boxing hero is the final Batonbearer on Day 96 of the Queen’s Baton Relay’s (QBR) Australian journey, carrying the Queen’s […]

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Bangladesh Commonwealth Games shooting team arrives in Gold Coast

by Luthfun Nahar Gold Coast, March 25 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s Commonwealth Games shooting team with their three experienced coaches arrived at Gold Coast on Sunday. The 18-member Bangladesh contingent, including 13 shooters, three coaches and two officials, left Dhaka for Australia on Saturday  night to take part  Commonwealth Games, which will be held in Gold […]

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GC2018 countdown continues with Queen’s Baton Relay in Gladstone region

Gold Coast, March 25 (NsNewsWire) — The countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) continues as the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) celebrated the morning of Day 89 in Gladstone, Miriam Vale and 1770. With just 11 days remaining until the Opening Ceremony on April 4 at Carrara Stadium, athletes and team officials from […]

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Yunus delivered keynote speech at the Rotary International Presidential Peace-Building Conference held in Sydney

 Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus delivered a keynote speech at the Rotary International Presidential Peace-Building Conference 2018 on March 17, 2018 held in Sydney. The Conference brought together academics, political leaders, businesses, community leaders and peace activists to explore building peace and to discuss how all can work together to prevent and resolve conflict from […]

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Games debut worth wait for cyclist Wiasak

20 Mar 2018 by AAP Newswire Rebecca Wiasak is heading quickly in the right direction for someone who thinks she’s lived life in reverse. The two-time track world champion is Australia’s Commonwealth Games cycling debutant’s late bloomer at 33 years old. The sports media and law graduate originally harboured dreams of representing her country on […]

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