William Sharman takes silver in the 110m hurdles

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William Sharman claimed silver in the 110m hurdles for the second successive Commonwealth Games on day six of Glasgow 2014.

Sharman, 29, stumbled out of the blocks and then hit the eighth hurdle, allowing Jamaica's Andrew Riley to take the gold in a time of 13.32 seconds, with Barbados' Shane Brathwaite in third.

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Jamaican sucess

There was further success for the Jamaicans in the women's 400m as they took a clean sweep of the medals.

Stephanie McPherson stormed down the home straight to take the gold, powering past the faltering Novlene Williams-Mills to win in a time of 50.67 seconds.

It looked like Botswana's Amantle Montsho was going to hold on for the bronze, but a late surge from Christine Day edged her out and made a Caribbean 1-2-3.

Decathlon decided

In the decathlon, Damian Warner claimed gold for Canada, ahead of England's Ashley Briant and Kurt Felix of Grenada.

In the shooting, Jen McIntosh made history when she won silver in the women's 50m rifle. 

McIntosh's medal made her Scotland's most successful female in Commonwealth Games history with five medals.

Elsewhere, in the gymnastics, both the men and women won gold for England in the gymnastics team final.

Rebecca Downie, Claudia Fragapane, Ruby Harrold, Hannah Whelan and Kelly Simm held off Australia to win, with Wales in third.

In the male event,  Louis Smith, Sam Oldham, Kristian Thomas, Max Whitlock and Nile Wilson won the title, ahead of the host's Scotland.

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