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Commonwealth Games 2022: athletics, cycling and more on day seven – live!

At 10am BST – so in 13 minutes from now – we start both the cycling time trials and the athletics. Not bad.

Women’s hockey: NZ lead South Africa 3-0 with three to go in Q2; the look near-certs to move into the last four with Australia while, from the other pool, India and England are in control.

Netball: Australia lead Jamaica 15-13 at the start of Q2; whoever wins this wins the pool, with New Zealand and England waiting in the semis. Those two meet this evening, again to determine first and second place.

On the main BBC channel, we’re watching Canada’s Ryan Bester play Wales’ Daniel Salmon in the sectional bit of the men’s bowls. You may remember Salmon from Tuesday – he won gold in the pairs – but he’s just been nailed 21-10. He’s got another game later on, though, so all is not lost.

Morning all and welcome to day seven of the Commonwealth Games!

I’ll level with you: I’m not even close to recovered from yesterday. Granted, Eilish McColgan celebrating gold with Liz McColgan is prime eyeball-sweating fodder for the middle-aged, but even if we ignore that aspect, the last 500m of that women’s 10,000 – the look on McColgan’s coupon, the pain she overcame, the way she dredged up that finish from the depths of her soul – was the absolute heigh of sport. “The race I always knew she had in her,” said her mum, eyes moist with naches. Just absolutely beautiful.

But today – ready or not, here it comes. We begin with the time trials of the men and women’s road races – Geraint Thomas, fresh off his Tour de France third-place, is in that – and also have some morning athletics, most particularly the start of the decathlon, then tonight we’ll enjoy the final of the men’s 110m hurdles and women’s steeplechase among other things.

In the water, the swimming meet might be over but the diving is just getting going – Jack Laugher goes in the 1m springboard – and we’ve also got England v New Zealand in the cricket, winners to top the pool, just as we do in the netball. So stick with us as we coax you through it all!

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