Canada and New Zealand players compete during their men's beach volleyball semi-final match of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Coolangatta beachfront as sun sets over the Gold Coast on April 11, 2018. / AFP / MANAN VATSYAYANA
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A total of eight athletes from conflict-hit Cameroon are now missing from the Commonwealth Games in Australia, team officials said Wednesday.Three weightlifters and two boxers were initially reported to Australian police after not being seen since Tuesday, triggering suspicion they had fled with no intention of returning to Cameroon.Cameroon press attache Simon Molombe told AFP the number of missing athletes had risen to eight -- one third of the country's 24-strong team.Cameroon team manager Victor Agbor Nso told local media he had been in contact with the police.Commonwealth Games organizers called for competitors to respect the law, mindful of the fact that more than 100 athletes overstayed their visas at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
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