Commonwealth Games schedule: Day Ten - Sunday, 3rd August

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The curtain comes down on a thrilling 20th Commonwealth Games today in Glasgow with the men and women's cycling road race taking centre stage.

The final day of action in what has been a superb 20th edition of the Queen's Games sees 12 athletes that will be crowned Commonwealth Champion in cycling, badminton, netball, squash and hockey.


England's Lizzie Armitstead is favourite to clinch gold in the women's cycling road race in what is expected to be a sprint finish while Australia are expected to contend the men's event although Geraint Thomas may well be in the hunt if a sprint is avoided.


In badminton, Chris and Gabrielle Adcock take on Chris Langridge and Heather Olver for the the gold medal in an all-England clash while Scotland have a chance to take gold in the women’s singles as Kirsty Gilmour takes on Michelle Li in the final.

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More gold for England could follow with Peter Barker and Alison Waters who are hoping to win the mixed title while Adrian Grant and Nick Matthew will be aiming for men’s gold with both taking on Australians pairings.

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In the men's hockey final, Australia take on India in a repeat of the 2010 final which saw the Aussies thrash India 8-0. Australia have won the title on four occasions and have lost only one match in their Commonwealth history.

England go in search of bronze in both netball and men's hockey when they take on Jamaica and New Zealand respectively.

Team England currently lead the medal table and look set to finish the Games at the top. Going into the final day England has won 56 gold to Australia's 45, while the hosts Scotland have surpassed all expectations with 19 gold and sit in fourth position.

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