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23 min ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Brownlee shelves track ambitions

The 26-year-old added double Commonwealth Games gold to his Olympic gold, two world titles and three European crowns and is arguably the best triathlete of all time.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Gwen Jorgensen, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Vicky Holland, Javier Gomez

Sun Jul 27, 2014

York Press

Royal support for Games competitors

Commonwealth competitors will get a royal reception today as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive to watch the action at Glasgow 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Hannah Miley, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Olympic Athletics, Adam Gemili, Adam Cox, Nicola Adams, Olympic Boxing

Bulls' Rose ready for USA Basketball

Rose on Monday will be one of 18 players at USA Basketball's five-day minicamp in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Sports, Russell Westbrook, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Doug McDermott, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard

WQXI-AM Atlanta

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Tour de France, Cycling, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Alberto Contador, Bradley Wiggins, Tejay Van Garderen

Thetelegraphand Argus

Otley rider Lizzie Armitstead crashes on La Course

Lizzie Armitstead crashed during the inaugural La Course by Le Tour in Paris as world and Olympic champion Marianne Vos won on the Champs-Elysees on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Lizzie Armitstead, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Marianne Vos, Annemiek Van Vleuten, Kirsten Wild, Pauline Ferrand-Prevot, Emma Pooley

This is Wiltshire

Commonwealth Games: Talbot's got a Common goal

The Trowbridge Tornado goes into the Commonwealth Games in the form of his life, just weeks after becoming the British 200m champion, and the 23-year-old has his sights set on conjuring up some medal magic in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Warren Weir, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics

Rock Hill Herald

Siblings: Great Falls teen who drowned at state park a stepped upa after dad killed in hit-and-run

He became more "mature" than the rest of the Great Falls teenagers Jasmine Cohen, Coleman's 18-year-old sister, said she's met.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming

Hindustan Times

CWG 2014 Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins gold Anisa Sayyed silver

Rahi Sarnobat won gold and Anisa Sayyed silver to take India's medal haul from shooting on Saturday to five after clinching the top two spots in the women's 25-metre pistol event of the Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Shooting, Rahi Sarnobat, Lalita Yauhleuskaya

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

US team claims 3 golds on Day 5 at world juniors

Little, who fell while competiting at the world juniors in 2012 in Barcelona, got her redemption with a winning run of 55.66 seconds.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Athletics, Lashinda Demus


Smith takes gold for England

Zoe Smith got the better of Welsh veteran Michaela Breeze to claim gold in the women's 58kg weightlifting in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Zoe Smith, Sports, Olympic Weightlifting, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michaela Breeze

WLBT-TV Jackson

Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium

Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France with another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Tour de France, Cycling, Tony Martin, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Tejay Van Garderen

Rock Hill Herald

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers

Hillingdon Times

Excitement as Bolt arrives at Games

Glasgow is preparing to welcome the "world's fastest man" as Usain Bolt arrives to compete in the Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Jessica Ennis, Rhys Williams, Gareth Warburton, Greg Rutherford, Mo Farah

The Town Talk

As Team USA beckons, Davis not worried about rest

Getting enough rest during the NBA offseason is the least of Anthony Davis' concerns.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Anthony Davis, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Manu Ginobili, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Tony Parker, NBA Players

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Canada's Patricia Bezzoubenko captures second rhythmic gymnastics gold of Games

It was a remarkable moment for the rhythmic gymnast who has lived most of her life in Russia but was overjoyed to win gold Friday for Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Alexandra Orlando, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Francesca Jones, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Swimming, Olympic Winter Games

Braveheart Wallace claims gold

Edinburgh's Daniel Wallace demonstrated his Braveheart spirit as he roared to Commonwealth Games gold in the 400 metres individual medley at Tollcross.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Judo, Moira de Villiers, Olympics, Judo, Martial Arts

Northern Michigan News

Rowsell gets England gold at Commonwealth Games

Track cyclist Joanna Rowsell helped England break New Zealand and Australian domination of the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.


Related Topix: Jason Kenny, Sports, Jack Bobridge, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Joanna Rowsell, Alex Edmondson, Olympics, Annette Edmondson, Chris Hoy

Rock Hill Herald

Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Benson Njangiru, Michael Conlan, Olympics

Congleton Guardian

Gold joy for Scot Renicks

Edinburgh judoka Kimberley Renicks won gold for Scotland in the women's under-48kgs Commonwealth Games final with victory over India's Sushila Likmabam.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Ashley Mckenzie, Colin Oates, Lisa Kearney, Kelly Edwards, James Austin

Congleton Guardian

Injured Mr Motivator out of Tumble

BBC celebrity gymnastics show Tumble has been hit by injury after contestant Mr Motivator suffered a dislocated knee in rehearsals and needs to undergo surgery, forcing him out of the competition.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Louis Smith


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35