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Low Graphics Thursday, 30 January, 2003, 15:21 GMT
Manchester Games hailed a success
The Commonwealth Games come to a spectacular conclusion after 11 days of competition.
Also:
Closing ceremony in pictures
Manchester's wet and wild farewell
Aussies top medals table
Weighing up the Games
The winners and losers at Manchester's Commonwealth Games.
Also:
Manchester Games hailed a success
Du Toit voted top athlete
Aussies top medals table
Aussies top medals table
Australia's brilliant final day ensures they are comfortably clear of England at the head of the medals table.
Also:
Thorpe claims sixth gold
Games set for fitting finale
All Blacks take title
Games a big hit on TV
The Commonwealth Games prove a huge success for the BBC, with viewers watching in their millions.
ATHLETICS Radcliffe roars to elusive gold
Paula Radcliffe storms to her first major track title with a new Commonwealth Games record in the 5,000m.
Edwards secures golden legacy
England's Jonathan Edwards wins the only major triple jump title to elude him with a giant leap in Manchester.
SWIMMING Thorpe claims sixth gold
Ian Thorpe brings home Australia's 4x100m medley team for his sixth gold medal of the Commonwealth Games.
Thomas makes it five
Petria Thomas wins the 200m butterfly and helps Australia to the 4x100m medley relay title to take her gold medal tally to five.
Du Toit voted top athlete
South African swimmer Natalie du Toit is named the outstanding athlete of the Games.
RUGBY UNION Dominant Kiwis claim gold
New Zealand beat Fiji 33-15 to win sevens gold at the Commonwealth Games.
HOCKEY Dwyer fires Australia to gold
A Jamie Dwyer hat-trick helps Australia retain their Commonwealth men's hockey title with a 5-2 win over New Zealand.
BADMINTON Doubles glory for England
English pair Simon Archer and Jo Goode defeat Malaysia in the badminton mixed doubles final.
SQUASH England clinch men's doubles
England's Peter Nicol and Lee Beachill win gold while New Zealand take the mixed doubles and ladies doubles at the squash.
TRIATHLON Whitfield claims Commonwealth title
Canada's Olympic champion Simon Whitfield adds the Commonwealth triathlon crown to his Sydney gold.
LAWN BOWLS Scots are golden pair
World champions Alex Marshall and George Sneddon beat England in the final of the bowls men's pairs.
NETBALL Aussies triumph in final drama
Australia retain their netball crown with a sudden death extra-time win over New Zealand.

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 COMMONWEALTH GAMES  MANCHESTER FEATURES Highs and lows
A look at the best and worst moments
A job well done
Manchester delivers
Wet and wild farewell
A fitting finale
The people's verdict
Public hails great Games
Final medals table
All the results
Stars of the Games
Countries factfile
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British stars shine



Sevens to savour



Thorpe's six of the best


TV success
Commonwealth Games a big hit with viewers

'Outstanding'
Du Toit voted top athlete of the Games

Splash hits
A full rundown of who clinched titles in the pool

Roll of honour
Round-up of the athletics medals in Manchester

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