Commonwealth Games: England's women lose to Canada in Pool A opener

England's Georgia Jones
Guard Georgia Jones, who plays domestically for Manchester Mystics, was England's top scorer with 11 points
2018 Commonwealth Games
Venue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 April
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England's women were defeated by Canada in their opening Pool A match on the second day of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Canada registered an 80-54 win as basketball makes its first appearance at the Games since 2006.

Australia's women also began their Pool A campaign with a victory as they thrashed Mozambique 115-53.

In the men's event, Australia beat Canada 95-55, while New Zealand recorded a 110-65 win over Nigeria.

England's women are next in action on Sunday, when they play Mozambique at 02:30 BST.

Key moments from day two
Scotland's Archibald wins individual pursuit gold
Vasey & Tai win swimming gold for England
Weightlifter Evans wins Wales' first gold medal of the Games
England women win gymnastics team silver

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