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Australia strengthens hold, India holds off England

Australia complete Games glory with scratch one-two
Cameron Meyer celebrated a third gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Friday as Australia's formidable endurance riders took gold and silver in the men's 25km scratch race.
Meyer, who looked comfortable and in charge from the starting hooter, punched the air as he caught teammate Michael Freiberg, who won silver, on the last lap. Zach Bell of Canada took third spot on the podium.
Australia looked odds-on bets to

India, Pakistan gear-up for crucial clash

India and Pakistan will renew their bitter rivalry in a key Commonwealth Games match on Sunday that organisers claim has been sold out at the 19,000-seater Dhyan Chand National Stadium.
Pakistan are still nursing the wounds from a 4-1 mauling at the hands of India in a World Cup tie at this same venue early this year, while the hosts are out to repeat that scintillating triumph before an expectant crowd.
A win against Pakistan will not only resurrect India's faltering