Commonwealth Games: What is happening and when?

Commonwealth Games: What is happening and when?

BBC Sport guides you through each day of action in the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

All times are scheduled start times in BST and are subject to change.

Monday, 9 April – day five

Medal events: 33 Top home nations contenders
00:00 Lawn bowls – men’s pairs Paul Foster & Alex Marshall (Scotland), Marc Wyatt & Daniel Salmon (Wales)
00:42 Weightlifting – men’s 105kg
03:00 Shooting – men’s 10m air pistol
03:15 Lawn bowls – women’s fours England
04:30 Shooting – women’s 10m air rifle Jen McIntosh, Seonaid McIntosh (both Scotland)
05:12 Weightlifting – women’s 90kg
05:12 Weightlifting – women’s +90kg
05:32 Artistic gymnastics – men’s vault Dom Cunningham (England)
06:19 Artistic gymnastics – men’s parallel bars Dan Purvis (Scotland), Nile Wilson (England)
06:19 Artistic gymnastics – women’s beam
06:45 Shooting – men’s skeet Ben Llewellin (Wales)
07:45 Artistic gymnastics – men’s horizontal bar Nile Wilson (England)
07:45 Artistic gymnastics – women’s floor Maisie Methuen (Wales)
08:30 Badminton – mixed team event
09:00 Squash – women’s singles Sarah-Jane Perry (England)
09:32 Table tennis – men’s team England
09:42 Weightlifting – men’s +105kg
10:05 Athletics – women’s F46 javelin Hollie Arnold (Wales)
10:10 Athletics – men’s T38 100m
10:30 Squash – men’s singles James Willstrop (England)
10:37 Swimming – men’s 200m backstroke
10:43 Swimming – women’s 800m freestyle Jazz Carlin (Wales)
11:06 Swimming – men’s S7 50m freestyle
11:22 Swimming – women’s SB9 100m breaststroke
11:25 Athletics – men’s shot put
11:35 Athletics – women’s 10,000m
12:07 Swimming – men’s 50m breaststroke Adam Peaty, James Wilby (both England)
12:12 Swimming – women’s 100m breaststroke Chloe Tutton (Wales), Sarah Vasey (England)
12:28 Swimming – women’s 200m butterfly Emily Large & Aimee Wilmott (both England), Alys Thomas (Wales)
12:44 Swimming – women’s 100m freestyle Anna Hopkin (England)
12:50 Athletics – women’s 100m
12:59 Swimming – men’s 100m butterfly James Guy & Jacob Peters (both England), Calum Jarvis (Wales) & Sean Campsie (Scotland)
13:15 Athletics – men’s 100m Adam Gemili (England)

KEY ACTION TO WATCH:

00:00: Lawn bowls – men’s pairs medal matches. Scotland’s Alex Marshall has won this event on three of the past four occasions – another victory, alongside partner Paul Foster, would give him a Scottish-record fifth Commonwealth Games title. They face the Welsh pair of Marc Wyatt and Daniel Salmon in the final.

Lawn bowler Alex Marshall is seeking to set a Scottish record in Australia

00:42: Weightlifting – men’s 105kg. David Katoatau won Kiribati’s first-ever Commonwealth medal with gold in Glasgow in 2014 and his celebratory dance made him one of the hits of the Games. Katoatau, who also uses his sport to draw attention to the climate change problems affecting his Pacific island homeland, is back to defend his title. This will be his last major event before retirement, so perhaps expect some special moves if he grabs another gold.

05:12: Weightlifting – women’s +90kg. There has been an explosion of media interest in Laurel Hubbard, and not just because last year she became the first New Zealand weightlifter to win a World Championship medal. The controversy surrounds the fact 40-year-old Hubbard was born and lived as a man for more than 30 years before transitioning. Her testosterone levels are within the permitted limit but not everyone is happy about her competing.

07:45: Artistic gymnastics – men’s horizontal bar final. Nile Wilson earned this title on a tie-break four years ago but the Yorkshireman has since become European champion and earned an Olympic bronze on the horizontal bar.

09:00: Squash – women’s singles final with England’s Sarah-Jane Perry against New Zealand’s Joelle King.

09:32: Table tennis – men’s team gold-medal match. England have excellent pedigree in Commonwealth Games table tennis and captain Paul Drinkhall has said gold in the team event is their priority. England won silver in Glasgow four years ago.

10:30: Squash – men’s singles gold-medal match. England’s James Willstrop against New Zealand’s Paul Coll.

10:43: Swimming – women’s 800m freestyle final. Jazz Carlin was the first Welsh woman to win Commonwealth gold in the pool for 40 years when she took this title in 2014. She subsequently earned silver in this event at the Rio Olympics.

12:07: Swimming – men’s 50m breaststroke final. Can anyone stop current world and European champion Adam Peaty from adding the Commonwealth title to his CV in this non-Olympic event?

12:44: Swimming – women’s 100m freestyle final. A loaded line-up is likely to include Canada’s Olympic gold medallist Penny Oleksiak, England’s world junior champion Freya Anderson, defending Commonwealth champion Cate Campbell of Australia and her sister Bronte Campbell, the 2015 world champion.

12:50: Athletics – women’s 100m final. Jamaica’s Christania Williams and Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle-Lee Ahye are among the favourites for gold.

13:15: Athletics – men’s 100m final. Retired sprint king Usain Bolt is expected to be watching from the stands as his former training partner and 2011 world champion Yohan Blake attempts to maintain Jamaica’s dominance in this event. Blake has revealed Bolt told him there are “going to be problems” if he doesn’t win. No pressure, then. England’s Adam Gemili won silver in this event four years ago in Glasgow.

Tuesday, 10 April – day six

Medal events: 26 Top home nations contenders
01:00 Road cycling – men’s time trial Luke Rowe (Wales)
01:00 Shooting – Queen’s Prize pair England, Jersey, Guernsey, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
01:45 Powerlifting – men’s lightweight Ali Jawad (England)
04:00 Shooting – men’s 50m rifle prone
05:45 Road cycling – women’s time trial Katie Archibald (Scotland)
05:45 Powerlifting – women’s lightweight Zoe Newson (England)
06:30 Shooting – women’s 25m pistol
07:30 Powerlifting – women’s heavyweight
10:35 Athletics – women’s triple jump
10:37 Swimming – women’s 400m freestyle Jazz Carlin (Wales)
10:45 Athletics – men’s 110m hurdles Andrew Pozzi (England)
10:45 Powerlifting – men’s heavyweight Micky Yule (Scotland)
10:45 Swimming – men’s 50m freestyle Ben Proud (England)
10:50 Swimming – women’s 50m backstroke Georgia Davies (Wales)
11:05 Athletics – women’s T54 1500m
11:15 Swimming – men’s 200m individual medley Scott Duncan, Dan Wallace (both Scotland)
11:27 Athletics – men’s T54 1500m
11:32 Swimming – women’s S8 50m freestyle
11:40 Athletics – women’s hammer Sophie Hitchon (England)
11:47 Swimming – men’s S9 100m backstroke Jacob Leach (England)
12:03 Swimming – men’s 1500m freestyle
12:05 Athletics – Men’s decathlon, 1500m Ashley Bryant (England)
12:43 Swimming – women’s 4x100m medley relay
12:48 Athletics – men’s 400m Matt Hudson-Smith (England)
12:52 Swimming – men’s 4x100m medley relay England
13:04 Athletics – women’s 1500m

KEY ACTION TO WATCH:

00:32 Table tennis – women’s singles group stage. The school Easter holidays are well timed for 11-year-old Anna Hursey, who is spending her break competing for Wales. She is believed to be the youngest athlete to represent Wales at senior level in any sport, having made her debut aged 10 last year.

11-year-old Anna Hursey: from the school playground to the Commonwealths

10:37: Swimming – women’s 400m freestyle final. Jazz Carlin of Wales has designs on competing in the open-water event at the 2020 Olympics, but for now she will be looking to improve on her silver medals in the 400m freestyle from the most recent Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Australia’s 17-year-old Ariarne Titmus stands in her way.

10:45: Athletics – men’s 110m hurdles final. England’s Andrew Pozzi will hope to turn World Indoor Championships gold into Commonwealth glory. Pozzi’s indoor gold in Birmingham in March was a breakthrough moment for a highly-talented hurdler who has endured a nightmare run of injuries since the 2012 Olympics.

12:43: Swimming – women’s 4x100m medley relay final. Australian star Emma McKeon is attempting to win six medals at these Commonwealth Games – this is her sixth, and last, event. She had to revise her initial seven-event target because there is only a 17-minute gap between Monday’s 200m butterfly and 100m freestyle finals. The 23-year-old became the first Australian woman to win six medals at a single World Championships last year, following on from her four Olympic medals in Rio.

12:48: Athletics – men’s 400m final. Isaac Makwala had one of the most high-profile bugs in sporting history at the 2017 World Championships. The Botswanan was controversially barred from competing in the 400m final because the IAAF believed he had the contagious norovirus. He then finished a drained and disappointed sixth over 200m. His task here will be made easier by the absence of defending champion Kirani James of Grenada and Olympic champion and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa.

Wednesday, 11 April – day seven

Medal events: 15 Top home nations contenders
00:01 Shooting – women’s double trap Rachel Parish (England)
02:00 Rhythmic gymnastics – team event England, Wales
02:57 Diving – women’s synchronised 3m springboard Alicia Blagg & Katherine Torrance (England)
03:00 Shooting – men’s 50m pistol
06:45 Shooting – men’s double trap Matt French, Steve Scott (both England), Tim Kneale (Isle of Man)
10:00 Lawn bowls – mixed B2/B3 pairs Robert Barr & Irene Edgar (Scotland)
10:07 Diving – men’s 1m springboard James Heatly (Scotland), Jack Laugher (England)
10:15 Athletics – women’s javelin
10:45 Athletics – women’s 3,000m steeplechase
11:05 Athletics – men’s high jump Robbie Grabarz (England)
11:32 Athletics – men’s long jump
11:36 Athletics – men’s F38 shot put
12:22 Athletics – women’s T35 100m Maria Lyle (Scotland)
12:22 Diving – women’s synchronised 10m platform Lois Toulson & Robyn Birch (England)
12:45 Athletics – women’s 400m

KEY ACTION TO WATCH:

02:00: Netball – New Zealand v England, Pool B. These two teams are seeded to reach the semi-finals and will be desperate to win this group decider, which would mean they would likely avoid hot favourites Australia in the last four. Victory for England would also partially avenge the heartbreaking last-gasp 35-34 semi-final defeat they suffered against New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

10:07 Diving – men’s 1m springboard. James Heatly says he would “love” to honour the memory of his late grandfather by winning Scotland’s first Commonwealth diving medal for 60 years since Sir Peter Heatly earned his fifth medal – and third gold – in 1958. Reigning champion Jack Laugher will lead England’s chances.

12:22: Athletics – women’s T35 100m final. Scotland’s prodigious 18-year-old para-sprinter Maria Lyle has already earned three Paralympic and five World Championship medals, as well as triple European gold in 2016. The Dunbar teenager, who has cerebral palsy, will face her Australian nemesis Isis Holt, the world champion.

12:22: Diving – women’s synchronised 10m platform final. A world-class field will include England’s talented teenager Lois Toulson, who was in medal contention for much of the Olympic Games before finishing fifth with Tonia Couch. Her new partner is Robyn Birch and they have their work cut out against the established Malaysians, Canadians and Australians.

12:45: Athletics – women’s 400m final. Jamaica’s Olympic bronze medallist Shericka Jackson and Stephenie Ann McPherson are expected to lead the challenge for gold in the absence of Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas, who is concentrating on the 200m.

Thursday, 12 April – day eight

Medal events: 24 Top home nations contenders
01:31 Mountain bike – women’s cross-country race Annie Last (England)
03:30 Lawn bowls – B6/B7/B8 open triples England, Scotland, Wales
04:31 Mountain bike – men’s cross-country race Grant Ferguson (Scotland)
05:00 Shooting – women’s 50m rifle prone Jen McIntosh, Seonaid McIntosh (both Scotland)
05:03 Rhythmic gymnastics – individual all-around Laura Halford (Wales)
07:30 Beach volleyball men’s final
08:00 Wrestling – men’s 57kg Ross Connelly (Scotland)
08:00 Wrestling – men’s 74kg Alex Gladkov (Scotland)
08:00 Wrestling – women’s 53kg
08:00 Wrestling – women’s 76kg
08:31 Lawn bowls – women’s triples England, Scotland, Wales
10:07 Diving – men’s 3m springboard Jack Laugher (England)
10:25 Athletics – men’s pole vault Luke Cutts (England)
10:30 Athletics – women’s 400m hurdles Eilidh Doyle (Scotland)
10:45 Athletics – men’s 400m hurdles
10:55 Athletics – women’s long jump Shara Proctor, Jazmin Sawyers & Lorraine Ugen (all England)
11:05 Athletics – women’s T38 100m Sophie Hahn (England), Olivia Breen (Wales)
11:21 Athletics – men’s T12 100m Zac Shaw (England)
11:30 Beach volleyball women’s final
11:40 Athletics – women’s discus Jade Lally (England)
12:17 Diving – women’s 10m platform Lois Toulson (England)
12:38 Athletics – women’s 200m Dina Asher-Smith (England)
12:56 Athletics – men’s 200m Zharnel Hughes (England)
13:13 Athletics – men’s 800m Kyle Langford (England)

KEY ACTION TO WATCH:

01:31: Mountain bike – women’s cross-country final. England’s Annie Last will look to secure another appearance on an Australian podium, having won World Championship silver last year in Cairns.

08:31: Lawn bowls – women’s triples medal matches. The English trio will be looking to defend the title they won in Glasgow when they were led by skip and three-time Commonwealth gold medallist Ellen Falkner, who is appearing at her fifth Games.

10:07: Diving – men’s 3m springboard final. Synchronised Olympic champion Jack Laugher goes solo as he attempts to upgrade his individual silver medals from the most recent Olympics, European Championships and Commonwealth Games.

10:30: Athletics – women’s 400m hurdles final. Scotland’s Eilidh Doyle won a surprise bronze in the 400m flat at the World Indoor Championships in March and will fancy her chances of adding to her 400m hurdles silver medals from 2010 and 2014.

11:30: Beach volleyball – women’s gold-medal match. It’s once more unto the beach as the inaugural Commonwealth Games beach volleyball tournament reaches its climax in what promises to be a superb final. The standout teams are Canada’s world number one pair Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan and in-form Aussies Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar.

12:38: Athletics – women’s 200m final. Dina Asher-Smith returned from a broken foot to finish fourth at the World Championships last summer and the English sprinter should be stronger for having an injury-free build-up to the Commonwealth Games. If it’s a close finish, expect more dramatics from Shaunae Miller-Uibo, the Bahamian who dived over the line to win the Olympic 400m title in Rio but then lost her balance when leading in last summer’s World Championship final and ended up fifth.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas dives over the finish line to win the 400m gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games

Friday, 13 April – day nine

Medal events: 27 Top home nations contenders
00:01 Lawn bowls – women’s pairs Laura Daniels & Jess Simms (Wales)
01:03 Rhythmic gymnastics – hoop Laura Halford (Wales)
01:43 Rhythmic gymnastics – ball Laura Halford (Wales)
02:23 Rhythmic gymnastics – clubs Laura Halford (Wales)
02:30 Shooting – women’s 50m rifle 3 positions Jen McIntosh, Seonaid McIntosh (both Scotland)
02:42 Diving – men’s synchronised 10m platform Tom Daley & Daniel Goodfellow (England)
03:04 Rhythmic gymnastics – ribbon Laura Halford (Wales)
03:30 Lawn bowls – men’s fours England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
04:30 Shooting – men’s 25m rapid fire pistol
06:55 Shooting – women’s trap Abbey Ling (England)
08:00 Wrestling – men’s 65kg
08:00 Wrestling – men’s 97kg Joe Hendry (Scotland), Leon Rattigan (England)
08:00 Wrestling – women’s 57kg
08:00 Wrestling – women’s 68kg
08:31 Lawn bowls – men’s singles Darren Burnett (Scotland)
10:07 Diving – women’s 1m springboard Katherine Torrance (England)
10:25 Athletics – women’s pole vault Holly Bradshaw (England)
10:30 Athletics – men’s 3,000m steeplechase
10:45 Athletics – men’s discus
10:52 Athletics – men’s T47 100m
11:13 Athletics – heptathlon, 800m Katarina Johnson-Thompson (England)
11:40 Athletics – women’s shot put
11:42 Table tennis – women’s doubles
11:45 Athletics – women’s 800m Lynsey Sharp (Scotland)
12:07 Diving – men’s synchronised 3m springboard Jack Laugher & Chris Mears (England)
12:10 Athletics – men’s 10,000m
13:09 Athletics – women’s 100m hurdles Tiffany Porter (England)

KEY ACTION TO WATCH:

02:42: Diving – men’s synchronised 10m platform final: England’s Tom Daley will attempt to emulate his 2010 gold in this event – he and current diving partner Daniel Goodfellow earned bronze at the 2016 Olympic Games.

08:31: Lawn bowls – men’s singles medal matches. Scotland’s Darren Burnett is defending his title on the Gold Coast, where his rivals include young Australian talent Aaron Wilson.

11:13: Athletics – heptathlon 800m. Having claimed her first global senior title in March with gold at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson will hope to be racing for Commonwealth glory in the seventh and final event. Johnson-Thompson has long been tipped as London 2012 gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill’s heir apparent – gold here would actually set her apart from the three-time world champion, who earned bronze in her only Commonwealth Games in 2006.

11:17: Women’s rugby sevens – Australia v England. The pool stage gets underway with title favourites and Olympic champions Australia facing England.

11:40: Athletics – women’s 800m final. Caster Semenya is strongly fancied to win a first Commonwealth Games title, although podium places behind the reigning world and Olympic champion are up for grabs. Scotland’s Lynsey Sharp, who finished a tearful sixth behind Semenya at the Rio Olympics, could add to her silver medal won in Glasgow in 2014.

12:07: Diving – men’s synchronised 3m springboard. Jack Laugher and Chris Mears considered retirement after becoming Britain’s first Olympic diving champions in Rio, but they’re back on track and odds-on to retain their Commonwealth crown.

Saturday, 14 April – day 10

Medal events: 44 Top home nations contenders
22:45 (Fri) Road cycling – women’s road race Katie Archibald (Scotland), Elinor Barker, Dani Rowe (both Wales)
01:00 Shooting – Queen’s Prize individual David Luckman, Parag Patel (both England), David Calvert (N Ireland)
03:02 Boxing – women’s 45-48kg
03:17 Boxing – women’s 51kg Lisa Whiteside (England)
03:30 Road cycling – men’s road race Adam Blythe (England), Luke Rowe (Wales)
03:42 Boxing – women’s 60kg
03:45 Hockey – women’s final England
03:45 Shooting – men’s 50m rifle 3 positions Neil Stirton (Scotland)
03:57 Table tennis – women’s TT6-10 singles Felicity Pickard (England)
04:07 Boxing – men’s 46-49kg
04:32 Boxing – men’s 52kg
04:32 Table tennis – men’s TT6-10 singles Kim Daybell (England)
04:57 Boxing – men’s 60kg James McGivern (Northern Ireland)
05:22 Boxing – men’s 64kg
05:25 Athletics – women’s high jump Morgan Lake (England)
05:35 Athletics – men’s javelin
05:40 Athletics – men’s 4x100m relay England
05:47 Boxing – men’s 91kg Cheavon Clarke (England)
05:57 Athletics – women’s 4x100m relay England
06:15 Athletics – men’s triple jump Nathan Fox (England)
06:20 Athletics – women’s 5,000m Eilish McColgan, Steph Twell (both Scotland), Laura Weightman (England)
06:30 Shooting – men’s trap Aaron Heading, Ed Ling (both England)
07:10 Athletics – men’s 1500m Charlie Grice (England), Chris O’Hare, Jake Wightman (both Scotland)
07:38 Athletics – women’s 4x400m relay England, Scotland
08:00 Wrestling – men’s 86kg Syerus Eslami (England)
08:00 Wrestling – men’s 125kg
08:00 Wrestling – women’s 50kg
08:00 Wrestling – women’s 62kg
08:07 Athletics – men’s 4x400m relay England
09:32 Boxing – women’s 57kg Michaela Walsh (Northern Ireland)
09:47 Boxing – women’s 69kg Lauren Price (Wales)
10:02 Table tennis – women’s singles Tin-Tin Ho (England)
10:07 Diving – women’s 3m springboard Grace Reid (Scotland)
10:12 Boxing – women’s 75kg
10:30 Squash – mixed doubles Tesni Evans & Peter Creed (Wales), Daryl Selby & Alison Waters (England)
10:37 Boxing – men’s 56kg Peter McGrail (England)
11:02 Boxing – men’s 69kg
11:27 Boxing – men’s 75kg
11:30 Basketball – women’s final
11:52 Boxing – men’s 81kg Sean Lazzerini (Scotland)
11:57 Table tennis – men’s doubles
12:04 Diving – men’s 10m platform Tom Daley (England)
12:15 Hockey – men’s final
12:17 Boxing – men’s +91kg Frazer Clarke (England)

KEY ACTION TO WATCH:

03:45: Hockey – women’s final. Australia and England were the two pre-tournament favourites and are likely to be contesting the final at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre.

05:40: Athletics – men’s 4x100m final. Great Britain won a memorable relay gold at the 2017 World Championships in London and two of that quartet, Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake and Adam Gemili, will be in action for England. Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica to gold four years ago and, even in his absence, Jamaica will take some beating once more.

05:47: Boxing – men’s 91kg final. The heavyweight division is packed with Home Nations talent, including England’s Cheavon Clarke, who represented Jamaica at Glasgow 2014. Whoever reaches the final will do well to avoid New Zealand’s David Nyika – the winner of 2014 light-heavyweight gold spent part of last year training in a car park after splitting with his long-term coach.

05:57: Athletics – women’s 4x100m final. Reigning champions Jamaica remain the team to beat in this relay, particularly with Olympic champion Elaine Thompson likely to be in their ranks, but England could threaten an upset having won silver at the 2017 World Championships.

07:38: Athletics – women’s 4x400m final. England have earned medals in this event at the last two Commonwealth Games, winning bronze in Glasgow in 2014 and silver in Delhi in 2010. Jamaica won gold in a Games record of 3:23.82 four years ago and will be among the favourites again.

09:32: Boxing – women’s 57kg final. Northern Ireland’s Michaela Walsh will be looking to upgrade her silver medal from Glasgow 2014 but will be mindful of local favourite Skye Nicolson, who is following in the footsteps of her late brother Jamie.

Northern Ireland boxer Michaela Walsh is looking to upgrade her silver medal from Glasgow 2014

10:37: Boxing – men’s 56kg final. England’s gold medal hopes at bantamweight rest on the compact shoulders of Liverpudlian Peter McGrail. He will be confident of delivering after collecting a World Championships bronze and a European Championships gold last year.

11:05: Men’s rugby sevens – Australia v England. Australia face arch-rivals England in the men’s pool stage. The hosts used home advantage to good effect when they won their first World Series leg for six years in Sydney in January. England came second at the last World Cup and helped Great Britain win Olympic silver in Rio.

12:04: Diving – men’s 10m platform final. Tom Daley claimed his first individual World Championship title for eight years last summer, leading all the way to defeat Olympic champion Chen Aisen in the 10m platform. It was a magnificent riposte to his shock elimination in the semi-finals of the same event at the Olympic Games just 11 months earlier. The 23-year-old is vying for a third successive individual Commonwealth title.

Sunday, 15 April – day 11

Medal events: 17 Top home nations contenders
21:10 (Sat) Athletics – men’s T54 marathon Simon Lawson (England)
21:10 (Sat) Athletics – women’s T54 marathon Samantha Kinghorn (Scotland), Jade Jones-Hall (England)
22:10 (Sat) Athletics – women’s marathon
23:15 (Sat) Athletics – men’s marathon Callum Hawkins (Scotland)
00:01TBC Badminton – men’s singles Rajiv Ouseph (England)
00:01TBC Badminton – women’s singles Kirsty Gilmour (Scotland)
00:01TBC Badminton – men’s doubles Marcus Ellis & Chris Langridge (England)
00:01TBC Badminton – women’s doubles Lauren Smith & Sarah Walker (England)
00:01TBC Badminton – mixed doubles Chris & Gabby Adcock (England)
01:15 Table tennis – mixed doubles
02:30 Basketball – men’s final
03:00 Squash – women’s doubles Laura Massaro & Sarah-Jane Perry, Alison Waters & Jenny Duncalf (both England)
03:20 Table tennis – men’s singles Paul Drinkhall, Liam Pitchford (both England)
04:00 Squash – men’s doubles Alan Clyne & Greg Lobban (Scotland)
04:02 Netball – final England
05:42 Rugby sevens – women
06:04 Rugby sevens – men England

KEY ACTION TO WATCH:

00:01 Badminton – mixed doubles gold-medal match. Husband-and-wife Chris and Gabby Adcock are the defending champions and won bronze at last year’s World Championships.

01:15: Table tennis – mixed doubles gold-medal match. England enjoyed a clean sweep in the mixed doubles in 2014. Reigning champion Paul Drinkhall, who won gold with wife Joanna in Glasgow, is not defending his title, but team-mates Liam Pickford and Tin-Tin Ho could go one better than their silver four years ago.

03:20: Table tennis – men’s singles gold medal match. Singapore are historically the Commonwealth’s pre-eminent table tennis nation, and Gao Ning is their leading man with seven medals at the Games, although he will try and win a first singles title on the Gold Coast. England’s Liam Pickford won bronze in 2014.

04:02: Netball final. All five previous Commonwealth Games netball finals have been between Australia and New Zealand but England will be hoping to have broken up the antipodean duopoly. Reigning champions Australia are favourites, and the Diamonds will be desperate to win Commonwealth gold on their own soil for the first time.

05:42: Rugby sevens – women’s gold-medal match. Reigning Olympic champions Australia are the standout favourites for the gold medal, having made history in January when they won a World Series tournament without conceding a single point. Neighbours and reigning world champions New Zealand could meet them in the final, although Olympic bronze medallists Canada are another threat.

06:04: Rugby sevens – men’s gold-medal match. Eleven days of action on the Gold Coast will conclude with what promises to be a fitting finale. Reigning Commonwealth champions South Africa have been in good form in the World Series this season, world champions New Zealand have a point to prove after bombing at the last Olympics, Fiji are reigning Olympic champions, and England followed up helping Great Britain earn silver in Rio by coming second again in last season’s World Series.

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