Commonwealth Games News

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Manchester joins Birmingham, Liverpool in running for 2022 Commonwealth Games
Manchester is confirmed as a potential host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, rivalling both Birmingham and Liverpool after Durban was stripped of its status.
Mar 15, 14:12
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Sierra Leone sprinter living rough in London
Sierra Leone sprinter Jimmy Thoronka reveals that he has been living rough in London since the Commonwealth Games to avoid returning to his Ebola-hit homeland.
Mar 6, 17:15
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Jo Pavey, Greg Rutherford win writers' awards
European champions Jo Pavey and Greg Rutherford win the yearly British Athletics Writers' Association awards.
Nov 22, 10:24
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Denise Lewis: 'British heptathlon is red hot'
Gold-medal winning heptathlete Denise Lewis tells Sports Mole that competition in the event is "red hot" at the moment.
Aug 22, 21:58
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Denise Lewis excited by upcoming English sprinters
Denise Lewis tells Sports Mole that she is excited about the futures of England's young sprinters such as Adam Gemili, Jodie Williams, Bianca Williams and Asha Philip.
Aug 22, 18:21
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Denise Lewis hails "outstanding" Jo Pavey
Denise Lewis tells Sports Mole that she is "delighted" for the "outstanding" Jo Pavey following her 10,000m gold medal at the European Championships.
Aug 22, 17:09
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Commonwealth medallist Gemma Gibbons out of World Judo Championships
Commonwealth and Olympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbons will miss this month's World Judo Championships in Russia after picking up an ankle ligament injury.
Aug 12, 20:08
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Prince William gives speech at Glasgow 2014 wrap party
Prince William delivers a speech to the people who helped deliver the Glasgow Commonwealth Games as a surprise guest at a wrap party.
Aug 8, 13:43
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Usain Bolt draws in 8.4 million TV viewers at Commonwealth Games
Usain Bolt drew in the biggest TV audience of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday night, despite allegedly describing the event as a "bit shit".
Aug 6, 13:19
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
England's Ben Proud hoping to push on from Commonwealth Games success
Ben Proud is hopeful of adding to his two gold medals from the 2014 Commonwealth Games when he competes in two more swimming competitions this month.
Aug 5, 08:36
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Australian steeplechaser Genevieve LaCaze invades stage during Kylie performance
Australian steeplechase athlete Genevieve LaCaze invades the stage during Kylie Minogue's Commonwealth Games closing ceremony performance to celebrate her birthday.
Aug 4, 14:21
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Glasgow 2014 helps raise £5m for children's charity Unicef
Glasgow 2014 helped raise £5m for children's charity Unicef, Commonwealth Games chiefs reveal.
Aug 3, 23:52
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Usain Bolt once more hints at retirement
Usain Bolt says that he would like to be at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, but "maybe not as an athlete" as speculation over his future continues.
Aug 3, 23:36
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England's Emma Pooley: 'Silver medal in women's road race was unexpected'
Emma Pooley admits that she did not expect to win a medal in today's women's road race at the Commonwealth Games, but says that it was "nice to finish on a high".
Aug 3, 23:15
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Two Indian Olympic officials arrested in Glasgow
Two Indian Olympic officials face charges after being arrested in Glasgow on Saturday night.
Aug 3, 22:52
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Team England chef de mission "immensely proud" of athletes
Team England's chef de mission says that she is "immensely proud" of the country's athletes following their impressive Glasgow 2014 showing.
Aug 3, 22:27
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Mike Hooper: 'Glasgow 2014 best Commonwealth Games ever'
The chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, Mike Hooper, says that Glasgow 2014 has been the "stand-out Games" in the history of the famous event.
Aug 3, 22:03
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Wales's Frankie Jones named as 'outstanding athlete' of Glasgow 2014
Frankie Jones of Wales is named as the 'outstanding athlete' of the 2014 Commonwealth Games after winning six medals in gymnastics.
Aug 3, 21:42
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Adrian Grant: 'Squash doubles has been big success at Glasgow 2014'
Adrian Grant believes that squash doubles at Glasgow 2014 has been a "big success" and says that the sports' competitors have shown 'what the sport can do'.
Aug 3, 21:30
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Kate Richardson-Walsh 'honoured' to carry flag for England at closing ceremony
Hockey player Kate Richardson-Walsh says that she is 'emotional and full of pride' after being selected as England's flag bearer for the closing ceremony of Glasgow 2014.
Aug 3, 21:10
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England's Nick Matthew: "I'm happy with my week's work"
England's Nick Matthew says that he is "happy with my week's work" having picked up a second squash medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 3, 20:48
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Russell Downing: 'Finishing fourth in men's road race is not too bad'
Team England cyclist Russell Downing says that finishing in fourth place in today's men's road race at the Commonwealth Games is "not too bad".
Aug 3, 20:32
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England's Scott Thwaites: 'Geraint Thomas deserved road race gold'
Scott Thwaites admits that Geraint Thomas deserved his gold medal in today's men's road race at the Commonwealth Games after producing an "unbelievable" performance.
Aug 3, 20:16
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Adrian Grant rues lack of luck in squash final loss
Team England's Adrian Grant feels that he and Nick Matthew were unlucky in their men's squash doubles loss at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 3, 20:04
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Nick Matthew: "We did ourselves proud"
Team England squash player Nick Matthew feels that he and teammate Adrian Grant have lots to be proud of following their silver medal win at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 3, 19:38
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Usain Bolt to shift focus to 200m
Olympic champion Usain Bolt reveals that he is planning to shift his focus towards the 200m rather than the 100m in future competitions.
Aug 3, 19:05
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Jodie Williams "couldn't be happier" with Commonwealth Games debut
Team England sprinter Jodie Williams says that she "couldn't be happier" with her performance in her debut at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 3, 18:45
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Geraint Thomas to be Wales flagbearer in closing ceremony
Team Wales select cycling gold medallist Geraint Thomas to be their flagbearer at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Aug 3, 18:12
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England's Scott Thwaites disappointed to miss out on silver
England cyclist Scott Thwaites reveals that he is disappointed to miss out on a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games by a small margin to New Zealand's Jack Bauer.
Aug 3, 17:48
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Geraint Thomas: "Winning is unbelievable"
Wales cyclist Geraint Thomas admits that he is still in disbelief following his gold-medal win at the Commonwealth Games in the men's road race.
Aug 3, 17:07
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England's Barry Middleton: 'We wanted to avenge penalty defeat'
England hockey captain Barry Middleton admits that he is delighted to win bronze and avenge their defeat to New Zealand in the Commonwealth Games four years ago.
Aug 3, 16:52
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Cyclist Lizzie Armitstead hails England teamwork
Lizzie Armitstead acknowledges the hard work of her teammates following her gold-medal triumph in the women's road race at the Commonwealth Games earlier today.
Aug 3, 15:43
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Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour happy with "almost perfect" badminton display
Scotland badminton player Kirsty Gilmour insists that finishing second in the women's singles competition at the Commonwealth Games was "almost perfect".
Aug 3, 13:36
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Anna Mayes "absolutely gutted" with netball loss
England's netball coach Anna Mayes expresses her disappointment after their bronze medal-match loss to Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 3, 11:57
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Geva Mentor: 'Pressure took its toll'
Geva Mentor believes that the physical nature of their medal-match with Jamaica affected England's netball side as they lost out on Commonwealth Games bronze.
Aug 3, 11:46
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Usain Bolt delighted with Commonwealth Games
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt explains how he has enjoyed the Commonwealth Games after helping his country win gold in the 4x100m relay on Saturday.
Aug 3, 10:23


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