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Welcome to live coverage of day seven of the Commonwealth Games from Birmingham. Follow all the action in our blog below!

The ‘Games upheaval’ came in netball, after Jamaica shocked Australia with a blow on Thursday.

The narrow defeat woke Australia up and gave the country a reality after the swim ended.

The focus has now shifted to athletics and the velodrome.

The Australian cycling team will go for gold in the men’s and women’s individual time trials.

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But it’s not just on the wheels that Australia’s athletes will be looking to break through, with the Diamonds in netball action from 6pm in a crucial game against Jamaica. Early on, both countries scored goal for goal after the Jamaicans took an early lead.

Eleanor Patterson will also jump in the high jump starting at 8:05 p.m. AEST.

From diving and lawn bowling to badminton and table tennis, there is plenty to do for an interesting day ahead.

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Australia suffered a historic three-goal loss to Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games, rocking their gold medal campaign in Birmingham.

The Diamonds were expected to go through their Pool A matches and meet the second-placed team from Pool B in the semi-finals.

But they coughed up a six-goal lead heading into last term to suffer their first-ever loss to the Sunshine Girls.

A brilliant 47 goals from international superstar Jhaniele Fowler and outstanding defensive efforts from Shamera Sterling carried Jamaica to a 57-55 victory.

Jamaica celebrate winning and finishing top of Pool A after beating Australia in seven of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at the NEC Arena. Photo: Getty ImagesSource: Getty Images

Fox Netball’s Catherine Cox said the Diamonds “just closed up shop” in the final quarter as Jamaica went home with the win.

“Australia couldn’t get the ball back – it was a great defensive job from Jamaica. They really just raised another level in the fourth quarter,” she said.

BIKE – Sarah Roy, George Baker and Grace Brown (women’s individual time trial, MEDAL) – 7 p.m.; Lucas Plapp and Rohan Dennis (men’s individual time trial, MEDAL) – 9:01 p.m.

ATHLETICS – Women’s hammer throw, qualifying; 200m women (7:25 p.m.); Men’s Decathlon (8 p.m.); Women’s high jump (8:05 p.m.); 1500m men (20:25); Men’s Decathlon (9:20 p.m.)

LAWN BOWL – Aaron Wilson (Men’s singles round match against GGY, 5:30 p.m., against RSA 8:30 p.m.)

TABLE TENNIS – Jian Fang Lay and Chris Yan (mixed doubles R64 vs MAS), 6:30 p.m.; Qian Yang (women’s singles 6-10 against India), 8:15 p.m.; Li Na Lei (women’s singles 6-10 against SOL), 8:50 p.m.; Junjian Chen (Men’s Singles Classes 3-5 vs. NGR), 9:25 p.m.; Lin Ma (men’s singles 8-10 vs NGR), 9:25 p.m.

BOXING – Alex Winwood (QF men’s flyweight vs. ZAM)

BADMINTON- Kaitlyn Ea and Jack Yu (mixed doubles, RD 32 vs JAM), 7 p.m.; Angela Yu and Tran Hoang Pham (Mixed Doubles R3rd vs UGA) 7:30 p.m.; Nathan Tang (men’s singles R32 against ENG), 8 p.m.; Gronya Somerville and Ying Xiang (mixed doubles R32 vs UGA), 8 p.m.; Jack Yu and Trab Hoang Pham (men’s doubles (R32 vs. FLK), 9:30 p.m.; Hsuan-Yu Chen (women’s R32 singles vs. MRI), 10 p.m.

TO CRUSH – Zac Alexander and Ryan Cuskelly (R32 men’s doubles vs. CAY), 10 p.m.; Donna Lobban and Cameron Pilley (Mixed Doubles R16 vs CAY), 10:30 p.m.

DIVE – Shixin Li (men’s 1m springboard preliminaries), 10:05 p.m.; (Women’s 10m platform preliminaries), 11:33 p.m.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL – Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar (Women’s Pool B match against Cyprus), 11:30 p.m.

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