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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

More gold for Team SA

South Africa took the first gold medal on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow when they defeated Northern Ireland 19-10 in the men's lawn bowls triples final.

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11 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Impressive

The skies over Glasgow suddenly turned grey and the rains came sprinkling yesterday, replacing the warmth and sunshine that bathed this city since the start of these Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Suria

S. Africa end All Blacks sevens reign,...

South Africa ended four-time Commonwealth Games rugby sevens champions New Zealand's unbeaten 30-match run to take gold Sunday while Kenya grabbed two titles on the opening day of the athletics programme.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Commonwealth Games: South Africa end All Blacks sevens reign

South Africa ended four-time Commonwealth Games rugby sevens champions New Zealand's unbeaten 30-match run to take gold on Sunday while Kenya grabbed two titles on the opening day of the athletics programme.

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Suria

Kenyans run to double gold, Meares wins...

Kenya's Caleb Ndiku took a flamboyant 5000m gold while compatriot Flomena Daniel claimed the women's marathon title as Commonwealth Games athletics got under way Sunday without headliners Usain Bolt and Mo Farah.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: Michelle-Lee Ahye running from the 'rough' times

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Related Topix: Sports, Michelle-Lee Ahye, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Usain Bolt, Blessing Okagbare

Radio Times

London 2012 was the Mo and Usain show, but legends can become also-rans

It was the incredible image of London 2012, captured as the Olympic flame began to flicker its last.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

Breen's best chance to live life in the fast lane

Australia's fastest woman accepts that this time there are no excuses. It is time to run quickly not talk fast.

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Related Topix: Melissa Breen, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Michelle-Lee Ahye, Sally Pearson

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Suria

Bolt, Farah headline stellar line-up at...

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt and middle-distance king Mo Farah headline a stellar track and field line-up at the Commonwealth Games which start in Glasgow on Wednesday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Athletics: Gatlin storms to season-leading 200m Monaco triumph

Justin Gatlin stormed to the fastest 200m of the year at the Monaco Diamond League meeting as the American's impressive season reached new heights.

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CBC News

Justin Gatlin, Tori Bowie dash to Diamond League wins

American Tori Bowie, right, finishes ahead of Jamaica's Veronica Campbell Brown at the Herculis International Athletics Meeting, at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on Friday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

BBC News

VIDEO: World-class field ready for Monaco

BBC Sport looks ahead to the Diamond League meeting in Monaco, as a world class field including Justin Gatlin, Shelly Ann-Fraser-Pryce and the returning Veronica Campbell-Brown take to the track.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Mail

As Asafa Powell returns to action, are we letting drug cheats back into sport too easily?

Former 100metres world record-holder Asafa Powell returned to the track in Lucerne, Switzerland on Tuesday after his 18-month ban for taking a banned stimulant was reduced to six months on appeal.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Trinadad Express

Double Trouble

However, the Trinidad and Tobago athlete suffered a cramp in her left hamstring towards the end of the 200 metres race, and had to be carried from the track.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: American track stars take doping questions in stride

US athlete Justin Gatlin runs to win the men 100m competition during the Diamond League Athletics meeting "Athletissima" on July, 3, 2014 in Lausanne.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Bolt, Shelly in 114-strong 'CommGames' team

DOUBLE sprint champions Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce headline Jamaica's 114-strong team to the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23 to August 3. The team, which is Jamaica's largest contingent to any Commonwealth Games, will see the country being represented in 11 of the 17 sporting disciplines that will take place in ... (more)

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Suria

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce named to Jamaica...

Jamaican sprint stars Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were included in Jamaica's 68-strong athletics squad for this year's Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Age

Bolt named in Jamaican Games squad

Jamaican sprint stars Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were included on Thursday in Jamaica's 68-strong athletics squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Jamaica Observer

Blake, Ashmeade in Lausanne 200m showdown

FRESH from winning National Senior titles last weekend, men's 100m champion Nickel Ashmeade and sprint hurdler Andrew Riley will lead a small Jamaican delegation at today's Athletissima meeting in Lausanne, part of the IAAF Diamond League circuit.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Thompson cautious of world ranking

Multiple Olympic medallist Richard Thompson says he will not allow the new national record and ultimate world number one world ranking he has attained to betray his overall objective to continue making T&T proud.

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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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