Alexander Stadium up and running

The track and field athletics gets under way at Alexander Stadium, with six medals up for grabs on Tuesday.

Holly Bradshaw leads England's hopes of a medal in the women's pole vault, having battled to make the Games despite injury at the world championships earlier this month, where her biggest competition could come from Australia's Nina Kennedy.

England also have medal hopes in the women's discus with Jade Lally, bronze medallist at Glasgow 2014, coming in to Birmingham with the top season's best distance in the field.

Uganda's defending 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei bids to keep his title, while Australia's Evan O'Hanlon bids to win consecutive Commonwealth golds in the men's T38 100m.


Peaty bids to bounce back

After his shock defeat to team-mate James Wilby in the 100m breaststroke final on Sunday night, Adam Peaty was joint fastest in the morning heats of the 50m discipline but a semi-final time of 27.03 seconds was two hundredths of a second slower than Australia’s Sam Williamson in the evening. 

The 27-year-old, who has a 50m Commonwealth silver on his record from Glasgow 2014, is the favourite to land his fourth Commonwealth gold.

Wilby will be hoping to beat his team-mate again and land the breaststroke double.


First Basketball medals up for grabs

Australia's Amber Merritt set up a women's Wheelchair Basketball final against Canada following an 8-6 victory over England at Smithfield, while their male counterparts will also face Canada in their showdown on Tuesday.

England men face a 3x3 Basketball final clash with Australia following a narrow 13-12 victory over Canada. Australia had beaten Scotland 20-15 to seal their final spot.

The host nation's women's team also feature in final action against on Tuesday as they take on Canada after defeating Australia 21-15 in their semi-final.


Jarman's golden Games to continue

Jake Jarman won his third gold medal of the Games on Monday and goes for a fourth when he competes in the men's vault.

Jarman landed an astonishing score of 15.3 on vault to beat England team-mate James Hall to all-around gold on Sunday and will be full of confidence on his favourite apparatus.

England's Alice Kinsella suffered disappointment in the women's all-round final as a fall from the beam saw her miss out on the medals. She has a chance to respond in both the beam and floor finals.


Table tennis titles on line

The men's team medals are up for grabs on Tuesday after gold medal success went to Singapore in the women's team competition.

Singapore - who finished fourth at Gold Coast 2018 - are again contesting the showdown and face defending champions India in a tough final clash.