[BREAKING] Gold Coast 2018: Nigeria's Galadima claims athletics gold

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Meanwhile, Commonwealth Games officials confirmed a total of 11 African athletes were now missing - eight from Cameroon, two from Sierra Leone and one from Rwanda.

I'm OK. We have great team spirit, and the guys have been very supportive and I wanted to do my best for them.

The Commonwealth Games Federation said: "The athletes have the right to travel freely on their visas", but admitted that they are monitoring the situation.

The developments came a day after Cameroon revealed eight of its 42-strong Games team are missing, including two boxers who failed to appear for their bouts.

On Wednesday, Cameroon's team attache Simon Molombe told CNN Sport he did not expect the missing athletes to return: "I don't think they will be back", he said.

"The crowd did have a little bit of an impact, obviously, they're in Australia and they're supporting their team".

Cr Dobie said there was no indication they were unhappy and "they were great ambassadors for their country, there was no indication at any time that there was an issue with individuals".

"They aren't going to game the system", he told local radio.

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Mr Trump declared it was "mission accomplished" and thanked the United Kingdom and France "for their wisdom and the power of their fine military".

"As National's new spokesperson for Sport and Recreation, it is great to support our athletes as they compete on the world stage and also to learn from other countries about policies that may be beneficial to New Zealand athletes".

"We've declared it to the police and the administration of GOLDOC and we are still searching for him".

"For now, we concentrate on supporting our athletes in winning more medals to the glory of our fatherland and will not want to be distracted", Popoola said.

Philip Muchiri, a veteran broadcast journalist, is our lead reporter at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Irfan competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, setting a national record of 1 hours 20min 21sec on his way to a 10th place finish.

The Australian government has warned athletes against overstaying their visas. They're still within their visas.

"However, Commonwealth Games visitors who do not meet their visa requirements can expect to have their visas cancelled".