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24 min ago | Sunday Herald

Golden moment: Fachie and MacLean win gold in para-cycling 1000m time trial

There was a first taste of Scottish gold in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome as para-cyclist Neil Fachie and pilot Craig MacLean won the 1,000 metres time trial B2 tandem.

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3 hrs ago | 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.

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

5 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

Wiggins talks ongoing - Brailsford

Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford has not given up hope of agreeing a new deal with Sir Bradley Wiggins, despite the latter's hints to the contrary.

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Related Topix: Dave Brailsford, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Cycling, Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Chris Hoy

5 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Modra, Niblett win para cycling silver

The five-time Paralympic gold medallist combined with pilot Jason Niblett to finish second in the men's tandem visually-impaired time trial on day two of Games track cycling.

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9 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Dani King fails to qualify for Commonwealth Games individual pursuit cycling final

HAMBLE'S cycling queen Dani King has failed to qualify for the women's individual pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Dani King, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Katie Mactier, Amy Cure, Lauren Ellis, Laura Trott, Annette Edmondson

13 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

'My heart was going like the clappers'

AMID the balmy, cauldron-like atmosphere of the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Scotland took its first medal of the Commonwealth Games as Aileen McGlynn and Louise Haston claimed silver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Jess Varnish, Anna Meares

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Commonwealth Games: Rhino charges towards gold medal

Van Velthooven in top shape and the rider to beat after bronze performances at the world championships and London Olympics By the time Simon van Velthooven mounts his bike for the first of his two Commonwealth Games events, the expectation is he'll be New Zealand's clean-up guy.

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Related Topix: Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Simon van Velthooven, Sports, Olympics, Teun Mulder, Ethan Mitchell, Summer Olympics

Ananova

Aussies set relay record

Australia’s women produced the marquee performance of the opening day of the Commonwealth Games as they set a new world record in the 4x100m freestyle relay.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jess Varnish, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics

USA Today

Women get cycling race on final day of Tour de France

For the first time in 16 years, female cyclists will compete on the tour's final day through Parisian streets and up Champs-Elysees.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Marianne Vos, Emma Pooley, Shelley Olds

Hillingdon Times

Hosts Scotland on the gold standard

Judo star Kimberley Renicks won the first gold for host nation Scotland in the women's under-48kgs final with victory over India's Sushila Likmabam.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Chris Hoy, Sir Chris Hoy

Newsday

Biker killed in vehicle crash named

The name of the motorbike rider who was killed after colliding with a camper van and a Volvo car in Fife has been confirmed by police.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Olympic Judo

Burnley Citizen

Wiggins leads England into final

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold on his track cycling return this evening, with England facing off against favourites Australia in the team pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Jack Bobridge, Shane Perkins, Glenn O'Shea, Alex Edmondson, Sir Chris Hoy

BBC News

Fishermen rescued as boat sinks

Three fishermen have been rescued from a life-raft by a coastguard helicopter after their boat sank off the north west coast of Scotland.

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Merced Sun-Star

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Stage winner Poland's Rafal Majka, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey, celebrates on the podium of the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 124.5 kilometers with start in Saint-Gaudens and finish in Saint-Lary, France, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: Sir Bradley Wiggins goes back to the track hoping to resurrect his future

It was one of the iconic images of an iconic sporting summer, one that seems ever more glorious with each British failure that litters this one, Bradley on his throne, those long legs folded, fingers raised in a V for victory, lord of all he surveyed.

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Yahoo!

Pearson puts hurdles first as injury bites

Sally Pearson's dream of double gold in Glasgow is over with the track superstar expected to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games 100m sprint.

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Bradenton.com

5 Things to know about the Tour de France Stage 17

The 166 riders still standing out of the 198 who set out from Leeds, England on July 5 have one more lung-busting day in the mountains on Thursday, when the legendary 2,115-meter Tourmalet and the infamous Hautacam climbs could well settle the race's final podium placings.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Michael Rogers, Simon Gerrans, George Hincapie, Cadel Evans

The New Zealand Herald

Cycling: Rogers wins longest stage

The Pyrenees lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France yesterday: A French rider climbed in the standings, an American went down, and an Australian rebounding from an ordeal of doping suspicions won Stage 16 in a downhill breakaway.

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Banburycake.co.uk

Varnish: Much more depth now

Jessica Varnish has warned there will be no 'face' of British cycling emerging from the Commonwealth Games, with the overall standard too high for one or two superstars to dominate.

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Yahoo!

Bolt, Farah and Wiggins lend Commonwealth sparkle

Sporting household names such as Usain Bolt, Mo Farah and Bradley Wiggins will add some welcome sparkle to the 20th Commonwealth Games that get under way in Glasgow on Wednesday.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
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
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