Midlands athletes amongst the medals in Commonweath Games

Midlands athletes are in action at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Jodie Stimpson from Oldbury set the ball rolling with the first Gold at the Games, in the women's individual triathlon.

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Husband and wife team celebrate Commonwealth gold

Chris and Gabby Adcock have taken to Twitter to express their excitement at becoming the first married badminton couple to win gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Chris and Gabby Adcock celebrate their victory. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire
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Chris and Gabby Adcock take gold in badminton

England's husband and wife team Chris and Gabby Adcock have won gold in the badminton mixed doubles at the Commonwealth Games.

The duo, ranked five in the world, lived up to their top-seed billing at Glasgow 2014 as they won 21-9, 21-12 against England team-mates Chris Langridge and Heather Olver.

The Adcocks wrapped up a convincing victory in 35 minutes.


Commonwealth Games: pole vault champion Steve Lewis poses with gold medal

England's Commonwealth pole vault champion Steve Lewis has posted a picture of himself with his gold medal the morning after the night before:

Steve Lewis posted this picture on Instagram this morning. Credit: Instagram/stevelewisgb


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England's Povey claims bronze in shooting event

England's Caroline Povey has claimed bronze in the women's trap after her teammate and medal hopeful Charlotte Kerwood failed to qualify for the final.

Povey, 34, qualified for the bronze-medal match in third place - two targets ahead of New Zealand's Natalie Rooney,

Both shooters nailed 12 clays out of 15 to force another sudden-death shoot-off - this time Rooney missed her second clay to hand Pavey the medal.

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