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1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

Valerie Adams, Tom Walsh have shot at gold

The throwers in black are ready to heave, and have a cracker night at Hampden Park, when the seven-day Commonwealth Games athletics programme opens early Monday .

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7 hrs ago | Northampton Today

Northampton physiotherapist keeps everything crossed for his athletes competing in Commonwealth Games

Northampton, Witty, Pask & Buckingham Chartered Physiotherapists and County Clinic, 56 & 57 Billing Road.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Farah no-show leaves star shortage

AS the news came through that Mo Farah would not be running at Hampden this week, the Glasgow 2014 hierarchy must have been praying that the medals they had been planning for on day one materialised.

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The Northern Echo

Live Commonwealth Games Live Blog: Thursday, July 24

The roof has just about come off the Tollcross Swimming Centre as Stephen Milne leads home a Scottish 1-2-3 in the third heat of the 400m freestyle.

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Sporting Life

Stimpson wins gold for England

Triathlete Jodie Stimpson won the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games to banish the pain of missing out on the London Olympics.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014 LIVE: All the latest news, results & banter as the Commonwealth Games get underway

The @Daily_Record #Glasgow2014 bus will be at St Enoch Square today from 11am with activities for the whole family pic.twitter.com/A96vp7cBUF The Daily Record bus will be at St Enoch Square today from 11am to 4pm with music, activities for the whole family, spot prizes and free goody bags.

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Iol.co.za

Farah withdraws from Games

England's double Olympic champion Mo Farah has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games due to fitness concerns.

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Bangkok Post

Mo Farah pulls out of Commonwealth Games

Glasgow's Commonwealth Games were handed a heavy body blow early on Thursday's opening day with the news that athletics legend Mo Farah had pulled out due to injury.

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Daily Mail

Mo Farah pulls out of Commonwealth Games after suffering from illness

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Daily Mail

Mo Farah pulls out of Commonwealth Games due to illness

The double Olympic gold medallist was scheduled to run in the 5,000metre and 10,000metre events for Team England, but will remain at his training base in an attempt to shrug off his illness in Font Romeu.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Team Scotland's medal hunt begins

AT LAST, the waiting is over. The first bowl is about to be bowled, the first heat swum in the pool, the first race held in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

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Hellomagazine.com

Queen Elizabeth opens 2014 Commonwealth Games

Queen Elizabeth II has opened the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games by reading a message which she wrote almost a year ago.

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Stuff.co.nz

After the hype, time to let the Games begin

Six weeks out from a landmark referendum over Scotland's independence, eyes will finally avert to the athletes for 11 days as the 20th Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow tonight.

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Rediff.com

Can India athletes finish in top-three at Glasgow CWG?

After getting back in the Olympic fold, a 215-strong Indian contingent will look at a strong performance at the 20th Commonwealth Games which begins in Glasgow on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC News

In defence of the poor person's Olympics

They might not represent the pinnacle of competition , but the Commonwealth Games have never been short of great sporting moments, writes Greg Jericho.

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New Vision

Commonwealth Games open Wednesday in Glasgow

Wednesday, 10pm Opening ceremony Today , the curtains will rise on one of the biggest sports events.

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Sporting Life

Will Mo Farah make it a quadruple double in Glasgow?.

But Moorcroft reckons two more gold medals over 5,000m and 10,000m in Glasgow would complete an achievement never to be repeated.

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Evening Times

Moorcroft: Mo Farah set for tough test at Games

Mo Farah could be in line for his two toughest races in years at the Commonwealth Games, according to former 5,000 metres world record holder David Moorcroft.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Fleeting Bolt visit could be key to Glasgow Games

In this Aug. 18, 2013 file photo, Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning his third gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Record

Commonwealth Games 2014: How Canadian sports reporter's idea has ...

Commonwealth Games 2014: How Canadian sports reporter's idea has grown to become the biggest sports spectacular Glasgow has ever seen THE slogan says that People Make Glasgow but it will also be the world stars of sport that will help make these Commonwealth Games the best in history.

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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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