The Commonwealth Games in Birmingham threw up the usual amount of drama, excitement, heartbreak - and medals. Lots and lots of medals. Otago Daily Times sports reporters reflect on how the NZ team performed.
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Kiwi shot putters Tom Walsh and Jacko Gill have taken out the gold and silver medals at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
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South Africa's Jovan van Vuuren in action in the Commonwealth Games men’s long jump final at Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, UK yesterday.
Commonwealth Games debutant Imogen Ayris has claimed a shock bronze in the women's pole vault, edging compatriot and training partner Olivia McTaggart for a place on the podium.
A tearful Joelle King has been stunned in the semifinals of the women's squash singles, admitting she went "mentally walkabouts" during the match.
Corbin Strong has secured New Zealand's sixth track-cycling gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after producing an upset performance in the men's 15km Scratch Race.
Lewis Clareburt and Joshua Willmer have made it a special day for New Zealand in the pool at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
The New Zealand women's pursuit cycling team was set to ride for gold this morning, after a strong performance in qualifying last night.
Star Black Ferns Sevens winger Portia Woodman scores her side’s first try of the Commonwealth Games, against Canada last night.
Lewis Clareburt has enough confidence in his abilities that he has suffered no sleepless nights leading into the Commonwealth Games.
Moments from the opening ceremony of the Birmingham Commonwealth games are captured by photographers from Getty Images and Reuters.