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Irvine medal hopes dashed in Glasgow

Competition dates: 24 July - 3 August. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles Martyn Irvine's hopes of repeating his World Championship scratch race gold from last year with another triumph in the event at the Commonwealth Games were dashed as he was 14th in Glasgow.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

BBC News

Record number of Green Flag parks

A record number of 59 Scottish parks will fly a Green Flag this year after being awarded the environmental honour.

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Newsday

Jason Maclean: From pitch to track

Jason Maclean, a runner with Inverness Harriers Athletics Club from Nairn, is due to compete in the Commonwealth Games' Para T37 100m later.

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Yahoo!

Porridge fires poorly Trott to gold

Laura Trott shrugged off an untimely illness to claim Commonwealth Games gold and revealed she'd fuelled her medal bid on that most Scottish of dishes - porridge.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Commonwealth Games: Australia finish top in track cycling

Australia finished top of the medal table in Commonwealth Games track cycling as they claimed another two golds on the final day of competition at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome on Sunday .

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Andover Advertiser

Games chiefs sorry for bus delays

Super Sunday has been the busiest day of action to date with more than 350,000 spectators scheduled to watch free and ticketed events Glasgow 2014 organisers have apologised after spectators were left waiting as long as two hours for park and ride buses.

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South Wales Argus

Brilliant Barker just misses out on gold on the track

WELSH teenager Elinor Barker won her second medal of the Commonwealth Games, just missing out on gold in a sprint to the line with Olympic champion Laura Trott.

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Daily Mail

Laura Trott wins cycling gold for England in the 25km points race in Glasgow

Laura Trott wins cycling gold for England in the 25km points race in Glasgow - despite living on a diet of just porridge! England's Laura Trott overcame a kidney infection to win gold in a photo finish in the women's points race at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

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Cycling News

Commonwealth Games: Trott aiming for the medals in final day of track racing

Laura Trott hopes to put behind her the kidney infection that has been plaguing her since the beginning of the Commonwealth Games and take a medal in the points race on Sunday afternoon.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Yahoo!

Meares targets medal record on super Saturday

Australian cyclist Anna Meares will attempt to defend her women's sprint title on Saturday and become the joint most decorated track cyclist in Commonwealth Games history.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Neil Fachie hails the home crowd after his Commonwealth ...

NEIL FACHIE praised the partisan support inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome for driving him through the pain barrier and on to Commonwealth gold with pilot Craig MacLean in the 1,000 metres time trial B2 tandem on Friday night.

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Sporting Life

Joanna Rowsell won gold in the individual pursuit

Rowsell broke Katie Mactier's eight-year-old Games record in qualification, overtaking Lauren Ellis on the track and topping the time-sheets with a time of three minutes and 29.038 seconds.

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Financial Times

Pursuits special: Women at the top of their game

Double-Olympic cycling champion Laura Trott is sitting in her apartment by the Ashton Canal in Manchester discussing the relative evils of bike crashes.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ananova

Friday at the Games

England will aim to kick-start their track cycling campaign on the second day of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sky Sports

Commonwealth Games: Everyone looks up to Sir Bradley Wiggins, says Joanna Rowsell

Joanna Rowsell has revealed Sir Bradley Wiggins has taken on father-figure status among the Team England cyclists at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Injured Wendy Houvenaghel forced to retire from cycling on eve of Commonwealth Games

Northern Ireland Olympic medallist Wendy Houvenaghel has announced her shock decision to retire from cycling - just hours before the start of the Commonwealth Games.

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The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: It ain't London 2012, but Glasgow's...

For Glasgow 2014, a Games set to introduce itself this evening in front of an enthusiastic home audience, but one that gets ever more sceptical the greater the distance travelled from Celtic Park, it would be a mistake to think London 2012 Mark II.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Cycling superstar Laura Trott ready to resume rivalry with Katie Archibald at Games

LAURA TROTT claims her burgeoning scrap for supremacy with rising Scottish star Katie Archibald will see the cycling rivals push each other to the limit at the Commonwealth Games A and towards a golden tilt at the Rio Olympics.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: What is the organisation, and what does it do?

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IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games 2014: World champion Elinor Barker in pursuit of track and road Glasgow glory

Mr Cameron shortly after 9am, and was given a tour of the showground with First Minister Carwyn Jones and Honorary Show director, Harry Fetherstonhaugh Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins Barker's incredible journey from junior ... (more)

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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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