LIVE COVERAGE: CHRISTIAN Sprenger fears his chances for a golden Commonwealth Games are all but over because of a torn muscle in his shoulder.

SHATTERED world champion Christian Sprenger fears his chances for a golden Commonwealth Games are all but over after he injured his shoulder.

THE co-captain of Wales track and field team, 400m hurdler Rhys Williams, has been kicked out of the Games for failing a drugs test.

A WORLD record in the pool and a fifth Games gold for Anna Meares headlines a great start for Australia at the Commonwealth Games.

ANNA Meares shows her strength to the world in all sorts of ways — sometimes just cooking a plain old barbecue sausage.

Poll Archive

Should Andrew Symonds be recalled to Australia's Test team for Thursday's match at the Gabba?
Nov 17, 2008

Should Andrew Symonds be recalled to Australia's Test team for Thursday's match at the Gabba?

Yes

56.7%

No

43.3%

Total votes - 104

Do you agree with Shane Crawford's decision to retire?
Nov 08, 2008

Do you agree with Shane Crawford's decision to retire?

Yes

90.3%

No

9.7%

Total votes - 165

Will you be attending the International Rules match on October 31 at the MCG?
Oct 01, 2008

Will you be attending the International Rules match on October 31 at the MCG?

Yes

59.9%

No

26.8%

Too early to tell

13.4%

Total votes - 837

Which team do you think will win the 2008 AFL Grand Final?
Sep 21, 2008

Which team do you think will win the 2008 AFL Grand Final?

Geelong

51.3%

Hawthorn

48.7%

Total votes - 894

Who do you think will play off in the 2008 AFL Grand Final?
Sep 15, 2008

Who do you think will play off in the 2008 AFL Grand Final?

Geelong-Hawthorn

68.2%

Geelong-St Kilda

20.8%

Western Bulldogs-Hawthorn

4.1%

Western Bulldogs-St Kilda

6.9%

Total votes - 682