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Team Nigeria parade in opening ceremony of 2018 Commonwealth Games

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(G.N.S) DT.04 In a couple of hours, the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will kick off in Australia.

"England has made a big impact for us and England is part of our success story", she said.

In her speech, Commonwealth Games Federation president Louise Martin noted the Games has become more relevant than ever before and its deeply diverse makeup can have a positive impact on the world.

Majekodunmi finished joint-second with Scotland's Alan Paterson with a leap of 1.95 metres.

England have included Olympic champions Max Whitlock, Adam Peaty and Alistair Brownlee, while professional preparations could yield a virtual clean sweep of gold medals in the boxing ring.

Kenyan swimmers will also be in action in the day-long programme in the pool at the Optus Aquatic Centre with Winny Langat also featuring in the women's 58-kilogramme lift at the Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre.

"Over the years these "Friendly Games" have shown the potential of the Commonwealth to connect people of different backgrounds and nationalities", the prince told the near-capacity crowd in the 35,000-seat Carrara Stadium.

United States exempts South Korea
The South Korean economy relies heavily on exports and benefitted from $119.3bn of bilateral trade with the U.S. a year ago . Reducing South Korean non-tariff barriers to U.S. automotive exports has been a priority for the Trump administration.

Their impressive performance saw them finish fourth out of the 33 countries that competed.

In Glasgow last time around, India finished fifth with 64 medals, with 15 of them being gold medals. She has twice claimed silver medals at the Commonwealth Games in the hurdles.

Ferguson-McKenzie ran a time of 10.91 seconds to set the record at the 2002 Manchester Games.

The glossy magazine has been on sale ahead of the Games, which opened on Wednesday on Australia's Gold Coast, and includes messages from the home nation's prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Queen.

In second place was Gary Langford from England while Canada's Kevin Roy finished third.

Sarvanjit Singh, Danish Mujtaba and Dharamvir Singh scored the other goals in the match to beat Pakistan 7-4, as India achieved their first win over Pakistan in the Commonwealth Games, with Indian coach Jose Brasa comparing the atmosphere of New Delhi to that of Santiago Bernabeu.

Hosts Australia has the largest contingent of 473 athletes competing in this year's Games with the majority participating in the athletics (109), swimming (70) and cycling (36).



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