LiveCOMMONWEALTH GAMES: July 28 live action

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9:57pm

That's it for today's blog. Come back tomorrow for more Glasgow 2014 action.

9:56pm

Gemili grabs second behind Jamaica's Kemar Bailey-Cole, who clocked 10.00

9:51pm

Here we go for the men's 100m final 

9:48pm

Huge ovation and passionate singing of Flower of Scotland as Libby Clegg collects her T11/12 gold medal.

9:38pm

Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare wins in Games record of 10.85secs. Philip fourth in pb of 11.18.

9:35pm

It's the ladies first with Asha Philip and Bianca Williams going for England

9:29pm

But first it's time for the big men to take a bow at the shot put medal ceremony

9:28pm

We have the two 100m finals to come. England's Adam Gemili looks to have a real medal chance in the men's event. Can he break the 10-second barrier in the process?

8:58pm

Hooker relished being in a final, but was disappointed with his time of 13.15secs

8:40pm

Hooker comes seventh

8:37pm

Hooker is in lane 1. Let's see if he can rise to the occasion.

8:27pm

Former Oxford University student Daniel Hooker has less than 15 minutes until his T37 100m final.

8:17pm

England's Kelly Massey runs a pb to reach the women's 400m final, clocking 52.19secs.

8:15pm

Next up on the track are the women's 400m semi-finals.

8:01pm

A very popular victory in the T11/12 100m final for Scotland's Libby Clegg

7:50pm

England's Richard Kilty is sixth in third 100m semi-final

7:44pm

That's better - England's Adam Gemili wins the second semi in 10.07. But the times mean Aikines-Aryeetey is out.

7:38pm

England's Harry Aikines-Aryeetey finishes fourth in the first semi, but his 10.25secs will probably not be fast enough.

7:28pm

The next big event on track is the men's 100m semi-finals

7:25pm

England's Bianca Williams qualifies for women's 100m final as a fastest loser.

7:22pm

7:20pm

Not from the second semi-final, but there are a couple more chances in the third one.

7:15pm

England's Asha Philip reaches the women's 100m final after finishing second in 11.21 secs Can she inspire other home athletes to do likewise?

7:04pm

Daniel Hooker qualified as a fastest loser and is not expected to challenge for a medal, but he is hoping to beat his previous best of 12.76secs

6:26pm

The athletics action resumes at 7pm, with the men's and women's 100m finals providing the climax. Midway through, Oxford University graduate Daniel Hooker will enjoy the biggest occasion of his career when he races in the T37 100m final for athletes with cerebral palsy.

5:37pm

Scotland beat Wales featuring Emma Batten, 2-0. This means the winner of Scotland versus England, featuring Zoe Shipperley, on Wednesday will qualify for the semi-finals.

3:57pm

Hannah England's husband Luke Gunn is also a Team England athlete and races in the 3,000m steeplechase final at 7.45pm on Friday.

3:35pm

Next up, former Oxford Hawks and Oxfordshire player Emma Batten is part of the Welsh squad taking on hosts Scotland

3:33pm

Over at the hockey, England's women, featuring Marsh Gibbon's Zoe Shipperley, have lost 3-0 to Australia

2:41pm

Hannah England prepares to launch an attack at the start of the final lap 

2:39pm

Oxford Mail:

12:41pm

Hannah England's qualification for the 1,500m final brings an end to this morning's Oxfordshire action. Hockey player Zoe Shipperley plays for England against Wales at 2pm. Daniel Hooker's T37 100m final is at 8.40pm tonight.

12:38pm

12:24pm

England qualifies in fourth

12:22pm

It's quick so far

12:22pm

Two laps to go

12:21pm

They are still bunched with 3 laps to go

12:20pm

They are under way

12:18pm

Hannah England and Scotland's Laura Muir are among the favourites to progress.

12:14pm

Hannah England and her fellow competitors are walking round to the 1,500m start. She needs to finish in the top four to be sure of progressing. There are also four fastest loser spots for tomorrow night's final.

11:55am

11:54am

It's less than 30 minutes now until Hannah England takes the track in her 1,500m heat. She has received plenty of good luck messages via twitter.

11:48am

Didcot shooter Dan Rivers misses out on a place in the 50m rifle prone final. Rivers finished 20th, seven points off a top-eight qualifying spot.

11:35am

Hooker said: "This morning was always going to be the nervous one. This evening I am just going to go out and have fun. Hopefully the wind will be in our favour and hopefully I will run a pb."

11:22am

Hooker's time of 13.09secs was a season's best and he believes he has more to come in tonight's final at 8.40pm.

11:20am

Oxford University graduate Daniel Hooker reaches the T37 100m final as fastest loser. 

11:02am

James Jurkiewicz finished sixth in his 200m backstroke heat, clocking 2mins 11.61secs

11:02am

Shooter Dan Rivers's prone qualification event is well under way, with the top eight progressing to the final. But with 40 competitors, it could take a while!

11:01am

Shooter Dan Rivers's prone qualification event is well under way, with the top eight progressing to the final. But with 40 competitors, it could take a while!

10:58am

Daniel Hooker must finish in the top 3 of his heat or be one of the two fastest losers across two heats to reach the T37 100m final for athletes with cerebral palsy. 

10:52am

Zoe Shipperley, a former pupil and staff member at St Edward's School, Oxford, is part of the England women's hockey squad taking on Australia at 2pm. Shipperley, who lives in Marsh Gibbon, and her teammates have also been busy producing this football skills video!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=atwVyNcdKqs

10:42am

Clegg delights the crowd by winning her heat in 12.23secs

10:40am

Huge roar in the stadium for Scotland's Libby Clegg in the T11/12 100m

10:39am

The other Oxon competitor in action this morning is former Oxford University student James Jurkiewicz, swimming for Guernsey in the 200m backstroke heats. He goes at 10.51am.

10:32am

 

10:20am

Rivers will be in action at 10.45am at Carnoustie.

10:17am

Oxfordshire competitors have won two medals so far courtesy of shooters Dan Rivers and Matt French. Didcot's Rivers has a chance to add to his tally today in the prone competition.

10:09am

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You can read our Commonwealth Games coverage so far here

10:06am

Today's athletics action has just got under way at Hampden Park where Hannah England has top billing from an Oxfordshire perspective. She goes in her 1,500m heat at 12.20pm, while former Oxford University student Daniel Hooker has his T37 100m heat at 11.11am.

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