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Birmingham Commonwealth Games officially ends with flag handed over to Australia ahead of Victoria 2026

Birmingham organisers officially hand over the Commonwealth Games flag to Australia ahead of the 2026 Games, in a closing ceremony celebrating the cultures of both the West Midlands and Victoria.

From shock gold to boisterous Brummies, the top moments from Birmingham 2022

As the 2022 Commonwealth Games comes to a close, we reflect on some of the most magical moments from the past 11 days.

Sydney's Josh Kennedy calls time on illustrious career after another hamstring injury

Sydney Swans champion Josh Kennedy announces his retirement after 290 AFL games, just days after suffering another hamstring injury playing for the club's reserves.
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analysis: Are the Kookaburras the greatest team the Commonwealth Games has ever seen?

With the Kookaburras securing another hockey gold medal it's time to fully appreciate what they have achieved across two decades, writes Amanda Shalala.

Australia finishes Commonwealth Games at top of medal standings

Australia finishes the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham at the top of the standings and 10 gold medals ahead of second-placed England. See the final medal tally here.
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analysis: The Diamonds are considered netball giants, but the Commonwealth Games was their first major title in seven years

Diamonds coach Stacey Marinkovich was criticised for her tactics in Birmingham, but it was her insistence on depth and using her bench that saved Australia in the gold medal match against Jamaica, writes Brittany Carter.

Kookaburras claim gold with thumping win over India

The Kookaburras have claimed the final gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in style with a riotous win over India. 

Cost of redeveloping Gabba for 2032 Olympics could top $1bn

The Queensland Premier admits the final costs of redeveloping the Gabba for the 2032 Olympics could change from the originally proposed $1 billion spend. 

Raiders prepared to accept Stuart punishment for post-match tirade

Canberra chief executive Don Furner says the Raiders are ready to accept any punishment handed down by the NRL over Ricky Stuart's post-match attack on Jaeman Salmon, which could include suspension from future games.

'Moving on would be difficult': Crows bosses apologise to players and fans amid camp fallout

Adelaide Crows' chairman and chief executive have apologised to former players Eddie Betts and Josh Jenkins over their experience at the controversial 2018 pre-season training camp.

Carlton captain Cripps gets two-game ban for hit that left Ah Chee concussed

Carlton's finals hopes are dealt a huge blow as captain Patrick Cripps is handed a two-match ban for his high bump on Brisbane's Callum Ah Chee.

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Melbourne Storm, Queensland Cup and Ipswich Jets teams mourn loss of rugby league winger, aged 28, after car crash

A Queensland Cup cult hero known as "The Kangaroo Catcher" has passed away at just 28 years of age after a car crash. WARNING: Readers are advised that this story contains the name and images of an Indigenous sportsman who has died.
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Tigers won't take legal action, but say 'everyone knows' they were robbed of a win against the Cowboys

Wests won't appeal a controversial loss to North Queensland, despite saying the NRL admitted the Tigers "should have won that match".
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Changes ordered after review of country football club racism, sexism claims

A review into the fallout of a racial vilification incident and a string of sexism complaints that resulted in the collapse of South Bunbury Football Club's women's team has been completed but not publicly released.
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Minjee Lee misses out on British Open victory but wins major gong

Australian golf star Minjee Lee is crowned the women's major player of the year after finishing tied for fourth at the Women's British Open at Muirfield.
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Could esports be a part of the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games?

By Amanda Shalala in Birmingham
As the multi-billion-dollar esports industry continues to grow, the Commonwealth Games looks to tap into some of that success.
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