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Commonweath Games

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
In the early hours of this morning in Auckland, the City of Sails, opened its doors to the athletes of the Commonwealth.
David Coleman describes events at the opening ceremony and recalls great moments from previous Games.
Competition begins with swimming heats, badminton and bowls, plus the first medals from the shooting range and weightlifting. Swimming finals at 3.30:
Women's 100m Freestyle - Sharron Davies 's first event.
Men's 100m Breaststroke - Moorhouse, Gillingham and Parrack looking for a clean sweep for England.
Women's 400m Medley. Men's 200m Freestyle.
Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle. Commentators: Hamilton
Bland and Andy Jameson
Producer. Sportsnight VIVIEN KENT Editor, Sportsnight BRIAN BARWICK
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Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Andy Jameson
Unknown: Brian Barwick

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