SALLY Pearson pushed aside the drama that dominated the headlines for a week to win gold in the 100m hurdles at the Commonwealth Games.

    IN the space of 10 minutes, Australia’s track and field gold medal tally doubled thanks to a former champion on the way back and a rising superstar.

    AFTER an incredible run of six silver medals Australian diving champion Matthew Mitcham finally won his first Commonwealth Games gold.

    USAIN Bolt reiterated his denial of calling the Commonwealth Games “a bit shit” after the world’s fastest man show finally got underway in Glasgow.

    SALLY Pearson has shrugged off a week of distractions to defend her Commonwealth 100m hurdles title in stunning style.

    Foxtel Cup - Gate 2 open early on Saturday

    May 10, 2012

    MCC gates will open at the earlier time of 10.45am this Saturday to accommodate a curtain-raiser match between Williamstown and South Adelaide commencing at 11.05am.

    Members wishing to attend this match will have access to the Hugh Trumble Café which will offer a limited menu until 2.00pm when the full matchday menu will be available. No other bars or cafes within the Members Reserve will be open until 2.30pm.

    Members who choose to occupy Level 2 or 3 seating for the earlier match will not be able to obtain seat tickets from event staff until 2.30pm.

    Guests, while also requiring a visitor ticket to gain entry, will need a Balcony pass to access Level 2 or 3 seating from 10.45am. Approximately 200 Balcony passess will be available on a walk-up basis from the Gate 2 ticket windows from 10.30am.