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Commonwealth Games 2014: What to expect from this summer's Glasgow showpiece

With less than 100 days to go to the start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, what can you expect from this summer's event? After the success of London 2012, the Scottish organisers will be hoping the feel good factor from that event transcends north of the border.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Yahoo!

Athletics - Barcelona, Doha and Eugene hoping to host 2019 worlds

Barcelona, Doha and Eugene, Oregon have all thrown their hats in the ring to host the 2019 world athletics championships, the sport's world governing body, the IAAF, said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field

Yahoo!

Why has Mo Farah got two waxworks?

Marathon man Mo Farah has two wax figures to go with his two Olympic golds but he isn't likely to be running the distance between them any time soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

This is Local London

ATHLETICS: East London Runners impress in London Marathon

The East London Runners club had 32 runners participating in this year's London Marathon, four of whom managed to come inside the top 1,000.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Evening Times

Athletics: Scotland's Top Five Hampden hopefuls

Any athletics lover will never forget Team GB's success on the track at London 2012, but can Scotland as the host nation replicate this success in 2014? Glasgow 2014 has the potential to be Team Scotland's most successful on the track.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jessica Ennis, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Genzebe Dibaba, Kaliese Spencer, Abeba Aregawi, James Steacy

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Wilson Kipsang wins London Marathon

Mo Farah's marathon debut proved a step too far as he trailed home in eighth place, outside the British record he had targeted, in London on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Monitor

Kip must lower his best time to stand chance in London

Should he win, Kiprotich could pocket up to $180,000 . A $55,000 winner's prize is already on the table and there are bonuses for all male runners who will finish with times under two hours 11 minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Haile Gebrselassie, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Stephen Kiprotich, Olympic Athletics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Montrose Today

Coach to be a baton bearer

Colin Christie, coach of Montrose and District Athletic Club who is to be a baton bearer, with youngsters from the club A Montrose athlete and coach will have the honour of carrying the baton for Her Majesty The Queen's Baton Relay as it makes its way through Angus.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jessica Ennis, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Greg Rutherford, Olympic Track And Field

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Independent

London Marathon 2014: Winning London marathon would be better than Olympic golds, says Mo Farah

How do you surpass the two distance golds at London 2012 or the double double achieved at last year's World Championships? For Mo Farah, victory in the London Marathon would trump both.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Haile Gebrselassie, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Kenenisa Bekele, Paula Radcliffe

Reuters

Athletics-Virtual reality opens London Marathon to all

"You're virtually there" is a common shout of encouragement to ailing runners in the London marathon but thanks to a new "interactive 3D experience" athletes the world over will be able to navigate the course from the comfort of their own treadmill.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Mirror.co.uk

What time does the London Marathon start? Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday's race

Close to 40,000 people will embark on the streets of London and here's all the vital information - even if you're watching the run on TV The clock is counting down to the start of the 2014 London Marathon when some of the biggest names in running compete for the prestigious title.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Priscah Jeptoo, Ayele Abshero

The Daily Record

In pictures: Winners of our Mo Farah 'selfie' competition...

Four-year-old boy left just FIVE days from death after doctors failed to spot cancer..

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

BBC News

Parrot saves owner from park attack

A pet parrot saved its owner after she was pushed to the ground in a north London park, police have said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

BBC News

Why London Marathon will be Farah's toughest test

There is a standard protocol now when watching Mo Farah in big races: let him pick his way through the early skirmishes, wait for him to seize the lead just before the bell and then roar him home as the world's best distance runners flap and flutter in his slipstream.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Paula Radcliffe, Haile Gebrselassie, Stephen Kiprotich

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily Record

Olympic champion Mo Farah vows to get Hampden roaring as he heads...

FARAH is the star attraction at the event which comes just a fortnight before this summer's Commonwealth Games in the city and says: "Nothing in the world can compare to a British crowd."

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Greg Rutherford, Christine Ohuruogu

Mon Apr 07, 2014

New Vision

UOC boss tips USPA members

UGANDA Olympic Committee president William Blick has encouraged Uganda Sports Press Association members to join sports management in the country if sport is to develop.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Stephen Kiprotich, Summer Olympic, Oscar Pistorius, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics

New Vision

Kiprotich set for London Marathon

STEPHEN Kiprotich will this week come up against British star Mo Farah and world record holder Wilson Kipsang in what is being dubbed as one of the biggest marathon battles.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Stephen Kiprotich, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ayele Abshero, Oscar Pistorius

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Athletics: Ethiopia's Bekele wins Paris Marathon

Ethiopia's legendary runner Kenenisa Bekele notched up another impressive milestone in an already glittering career by winning the Paris Marathon on Sunday, his first attempt at the gruelling event.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kenenisa Bekele

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Yahoo!

Athletics - Farah aiming to become Britain's new marathon a

Mo Farah insists he can break the British record when he tackles his first London Marathon on April 13 - if he gets the same support he did at London 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Age

Australian athletes chase Commonwealth spots at Melbourne trials

The strength of the track and field competition at the upcoming Glasgow Commonwealth Games will be a world away from the "stay-away" Games of Delhi four years ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Sally Pearson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Henry Frayne

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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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