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  1. Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland.


  2. Emma Pooley takes silver for England in road cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | ITV

    The London-born rider announced on Tuesday she will retire from cycling after Sunday's team road race at the Commonwealth Games.


  3. Golden Games glory for St Helens judo kingsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago |

    JUDO fighters from St Helens stood on the podium's top step after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.


  4. Amputee jumper won't contest team exclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    FILE In this Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 file photo Germany's Markus Rehm makes a world record jump of 7.14 meters in the men's long jump F42/44 final during the athletics competition at the 2012 Paralympics, in London.


  5. Commonwealth Games: Brilliant bronze for Didcot's Ben WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Oxford Mail

    Watson, who is a member of the St Birinus School Weightlifting Club, closed with a total of 337kg to take third place.


  6. Aussies banish coach HollingsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Salisbury Journal

    Athletics Australia's British head coach Eric Hollingsworth has been sent home from the Commonwealth Games after his outspoken attack on Olympic sprint hurdles champion Sally Pearson.


  7. Surf's up! Playful dolphins put pros to shame as they ride the...Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Daily Mail

    Surf's up! Playful dolphins put pros to shame as they ride the waves during prestigious surfing competition in South Africa Almost a dozen animals put on the show during the J-Bay Open earlier this month in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa The Eastern Cape is famous for its dolphins and for its surfing, but it's a lucky treat to see both happen at once ... (more)


  8. Australia suspends athletics head coachRead the original story

    31 min ago |

    Australia's head coach here at the Commonwealth Games Eric Hollingsworth has been suspended by Athletics Australia after his outburst at Olympic gold medallist and team captain Sally Pearson.


  9. Long-jump champion with one leg is left out of Germany's European...Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Daily Mail

    The Russian soldier whose selfie obsession could prove Putin IS operating in Ukraine: Communications officer who operates kit like that used to down MH17 accidentally reveals he is over the border Bomb-disposal suits, 'bio-hazard' boxes, and sound-proofed rooms: Investigators dismantle shipping container where 'kidnapper kept Abby Hernandez, 15, ... (more)


  10. Farah Ann takes 11th spot in individual all-around finalsRead the original story

    36 min ago | The Star Online

    Farah Ann Abdul Hadi performs on the uneven bars during the women's all-around final of the artistic gymnastics event in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.


  11. Spectators flock to watch cycling time trialRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Evening Times

    But it was a very rainy start to the event as a heavy shower came on half an hour before the women's race was due to start at 10am.


  12. Dhabitah on track in her quest to become nation's top diverRead the original story

    39 min ago | The Star Online

    GLASGOW: Nur Dhabitah Sabri was just 14 when she won a SEA Games gold in Myanmar last year.


  13. Colin Oates' Commonwealth success is a victory for the whole familyRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Eastern Daily Press

    When Howard Oates watched his son take up the ancient art of judo at the age of five, the idea that the youngster would go on to become a Commonwealth champion and one of the world's best players was a distant dream.


  14. Volunteers campaigning for new sports centre in WinchesterRead the original story

    43 min ago | Andover Advertiser

    Fit for the Future, which wants to promote Winchester 's Olympic legacy, has spent over two years developing a proposal for a new sports centre at Bar End, next to the existing athletics track.


  15. Vicky Holland bags GB gold in triathlon relayRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Malvern Gazette

    The ex-Newent Community School pupil, 28, joined Alistair Brownlee, Jonny Brownlee and Jodie Stimpson in a dominant win for GB ahead of South Africa.


  16. Leytonstone School celebrate unprecedented sporting triumph in face of adversityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Leytonstone School have celebrated a year of unprecedented sporting triumph, despite not having a blade of grass on the school grounds Leytonstone School, who do not boast so much as a blade of grass on their playground, have celebrated an unprecedented year of sporting success.


  17. Pooley pipped to Games gold in women's time trialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    England's Emma Pooley was denied Commonwealth Games gold in the women's time trial as her penultimate race ended with silver.


  18. SA athletes deliver on promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    National 400m sprint record holder Wayde Van Niekerk, right, clocked 44.68 seconds behind Olympic champion Kirani James of Granada, who took gold in a Games record of 44.24 seconds.


  19. Norwich's Emma Pooley clinches a Commonwealth Games silver medalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Eastern Daily Press

    Norwich's Emma Pooley clinched silver in the Commonwealth Games road race on Thursday morning.


  20. Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Journal

    The Australian team says weightlifter Francois Etoundi has been stripped of his Commonwealth Games accreditation after being arrested over an alleged assault in the athletes' village in Glasgow.