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4 hrs ago | CNN

Queen Elizabeth II opens Commonwealth Games

Athlete Allison Curbishley holds aloft the Queen's Baton after its arrival in Glasgow after being transported around 70 nations in a relay.

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18 hrs ago | Skift

Indian Hotel Giant May Sell Landmark Properties to Make Bail for CEO

We're not saying the man should rot in jail, but how smart is it for a company to sell prize assets to help just one executive? It was the financial crisis that helped its purchase, and it's another crisis that will drive its sale-a reeling Royal Bank of Scotland sold London's storied Grosvenor House Hotel for $726 million in 2010 to Subrata Roy, ... (more)

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23 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

CRICKET: Rae ton boosts Westbury

BEN Rae smashed an unbeaten century as Westbury stretched their lead at the top with a 69-run win at Minster Lovell, writes David Quinn.

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Yesterday | Sunday Herald

'No point in chopping and changing for the sake of it'

Kyle Coetzer has been plying his trade on the English county circuit long enough to have witnessed the fashion in which the ECB's finest veer between triumph and tristesse on a regular basis.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Why Can't The USA Compete In The Commonwealth Games?

PHOENIX, Arizona, July 22. THE Opening Ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games takes place in a matter of hours in Glasgow, Scotland, with swimming heats set to begin Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, Swimming, England, Ireland, Canada, Australia

The Indian Express

Tendulkar set to play 'special' part in CWG opening ceremony

Tendulkar will make his presence felt during the ceremony in his capacity as the Global Goodwill Ambassador of the UNICEF.

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Chronicle Live

Lee Ryder: NUFC are in a different place to three years ago - and a...

Lee Ryder: NUFC are in a different place to three years ago - and a far cry from the heat of Kansas City Alan Pardew hoping that "chilled" Dunedin can be the start of an adventure that takes Newcastle back to the business end of the table Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew issues instructions during the friendly against Sydney FC at Forsyth Barr ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Hatem Ben Arfa, World Soccer, More Sports, Newcastle United, Cricket, New Zealand

Chronicle Live

Review: Bettye LaVette and Booker T Jones at the SummerTyne Americana Festival

Bodies are being brought to the Netherlands to be identified, as the families of John Alder and Liam Sweeney wait to get their loved ones home Newcastle United thrash Sydney FC in their opening tour match with Emmanuel Riviere opening his Magpies account with a debut strike The performers Bettye LaVette and Booker T Jones helped bring the ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Scotsman.com

Cricket: Favourites on front foot for final places

CLYDESDALE and holders Grange, the two teams that have dominated the Scottish Cup over the years, will contest this season's final after two disappointingly one-sided semi-finals yesterday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Watsonians left to rue washout

IT was a battle to beat the weather for Scottish cricketers yesterday and, with one exception, it was the elements that came out on top.That possibly suited Eastern Premier leaders Aberdeenshire who had slumped to 54-6 after 21overs before rain and fog descended on Myreside to deny Watsonians what was shaping up to be a significant win.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Radio Times

Live at Edinburgh Castle, Dad's Army, The Long Firm - best TV on tonight

Ahead of Wednesday's opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Alex Jones presents this star-studded concert in front of one of Scotland's most famous landmarks.

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The Daily Record

Clare Grogan joins in Queen's Relay in Renfrewshire.. and admits she wanted to pinch the baton

THE Gregory's Girl star carried the baton through Johnstone on day 34 of its tour round Scotland and was joined by other local celebrities.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Scotsman.com

Thieves make off with St Modans cricket wicket

The 30 yard by four yard strip of astro turf was "surgically removed" from the nets area at St Modans Sports and Social Club.

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Newsday

Malahide and Stormont to host ODIs

Ireland's one-day cricket internationals against England and Australia in 2015 are to be staged at Malahide in Dublin and the Stormont ground near Belfast.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Chronicle Live

Durham CCC v Warwickshire CCC Live: Day Three wickets, action and analysis from Chester-le-Street

Keep up to date with all the action from Durham's LV= County Championship clash with Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street Having had to settle for a draw at Headingley on Thursday, the Riversiders will be looking to return to the form which saw them win their last two home games back-to-back.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Chronicle Live

John Hastings delighted to see Durham fight back after poor start to game

And he was pleased with the way Durham fought back after letting Warwickshire call the early shots at Chester-le-Street yesterday.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Scotsman.com

Cricket: Holy Cross fail to nail Glenrothes

TYLER Buchan, the Aberdeenshire captain, had words of praise for one centurion and sympathy for another after his side's eight-wicket win over Forfarshire at Mannofield.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Southland Times

Dad and daughter mad about the game

STRONG PASSION: Ankur Joshi and daughter Rutu are hopeful that they will be selected as volunteers for the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Starc has high hopes for Glasgow

Flying high: Brandon Starc, the brother of Australian cricketer Mitchell, is hoping to win a medal in Glasgow.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Daily Record

West Lothian athletes honoured at Celebrating Sport awards

The ceremony was held in Armadale Academy recently, to recognise the individuals and groups who have shown the most dedication to sport in West Lothian.

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