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13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton warned athletes would be forcibly removed from the country if they attempted to overstay their visas

‘Here to stay’ – Semenya blitzes 34-year-old Budd record

Semenya's nearest challenger was Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech, who took a distant silver in a personal best of 4:03.09.

Simbine, Bruintjies stun Jamaican star to finish 1-2 in 100m

South African sprint star Akani Simbine has won the gold medal in the final of the men's 100m at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

Stolenwealth Games – First nations protests show divisions endure

The Games are taking place during a period of heightened awareness for indigenous rights following large-scale protests on Australia Day in January

Australia warns Commonwealth athletes not to overstay visas

​Australia has warned athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games that anyone caught overstaying their visas will be dealt with firmly

Australia risks breaking 2018 budget by $159m

A report claims Australia could face a budget blowout of up to $159-million when the city of Gold Coast hosts the Commonwealth Games in 2018.

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