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26 min ago | South Wales Argus

First medals in the velodrome and the pool for Team Wales

THERE was a first medal for Team Wales in the velodrome at Glasgow 2014 as Matthew Ellis and Ieuan Williams won bronze, writes Andrew Penman.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Shooting, Olympic Cycling, Geraint Thomas, Marc Ryan, Sir Chris Hoy

1 hr ago | Newsday

Boy, 15, stabbed in Glasgow park

The boy was in an argument with his attacker in the play park in Brockburn Road, near to Levernside Crescent, in Pollok, at about 22:00 on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Amy Cure, Swimming

5 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk

Rowsell: Glasgow Games spurred me

Joanna Rowsell added Commonwealth Games gold to a collection that already includes Olympic and world titles after a barnstorming performance in the individual pursuit.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Katie Mactier

7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Golden moment: Fachie and MacLean win gold in para-cycling 1000m time trial

There was a first taste of Scottish gold in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome as para-cyclist Neil Fachie and pilot Craig MacLean won the 1,000 metres time trial B2 tandem.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics

10 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: A day of mixed fortunes for Scottish cycling at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

AFTER the highs of Day One when cycling delivered Scotland's first medal of the Games, this morning was a story of mixed fortunes for our Braveheart bikers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Joanna Rowsell, Amy Cure, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Annette Edmondson

14 hrs ago | The Age

Chris Hoy denied access to Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

A Hoy there Sir Chris Hoy has been everywhere at these Games. There's billboards, he featured heavily at the Opening Ceremony and he's on the tele just about every time you flick it on.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics

16 hrs ago | BBC News

The Ghanaian looking to inspire a nation

If you're not going to be the best, then at least try to be the first. Because by being the first, you might at least inspire somebody else to be the best.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Sir Chris Hoy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sporting Life

Bradley Wiggins leads England into the final

Wiggins joined Ed Clancy, Andy Tennant and Steven Burke to qualify second fastest at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, turning in a time of three minutes 59.249 seconds that looked well within their comfort zone.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Cycling, Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Sir Chris Hoy

The Independent

Commonwealth Games Diary: Sir Chris Hoy asked for ID - to enter his own velodrome

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

The Age

Queen of track cycling: Anna Meares.

Breaking the world record, cyclist Anna Meares has won Australia's first gold at the Commonwealth Games in the 500 metres.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Anna Meares, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Shane Perkins, Jess Varnish, Bradley Wiggins

Hillingdon Times

Hosts Scotland on the gold standard

Judo star Kimberley Renicks won the first gold for host nation Scotland in the women's under-48kgs final with victory over India's Sushila Likmabam.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Olympic Cycling, Sir Chris Hoy

The New Zealand Herald

Commonwealth Games: Rhino charges towards gold medal

Van Velthooven in top shape and the rider to beat after bronze performances at the world championships and London Olympics By the time Simon van Velthooven mounts his bike for the first of his two Commonwealth Games events, the expectation is he'll be New Zealand's clean-up guy.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Simon van Velthooven, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Teun Mulder, Ethan Mitchell, Summer Olympics

This Is Lancashire

Disappointment as Farah withdraws

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have been dealt a blow after Olympic hero Mo Farah pulled out just hours after the spectacular opening ceremony.

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Newsday

Biker killed in vehicle crash named

The name of the motorbike rider who was killed after colliding with a camper van and a Volvo car in Fife has been confirmed by police.

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Sunday Herald

Sir Chris Hoy: steward who asked me for ID at velodrome was just doing her job

Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy has defended a steward who asked for his identification to enter the arena which bears his name.

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The First Post

Glasgow 2014: haggis, Scotties, charity pleas, anthem angst

The 20th Commonwealth Games officially began in Glasgow on Wednesday evening and the opening ceremony has divided opinion among the British media.

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BBC News

Fishermen rescued as boat sinks

Three fishermen have been rescued from a life-raft by a coastguard helicopter after their boat sank off the north west coast of Scotland.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Hannah Miley, Olympic Swimming, Michael Jamieson, Swimming

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Aussie swimmers look to open Commonwealth Games in style

Australia's powerhouse swimmers are expected to stamp their authority on the Commonwealth Games from the start on Thursday and help erase the misery of their 2012 London Olympics flop.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Field Hockey, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics

The New Zealand Herald

Commonwealth Games: Glasgow all ready to shine

The walk towards the Celtic Football Club grounds which will host the opening ceremony for the XX Commonwealth Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Summer Olympics, Simon van Velthooven

Southland Times

Big task for easy rider

The New Zealand team pursuit depends on a 19-year-old who loves to talk rubbish and plays video games in his spare time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Jesse Sergent, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Marc Ryan, Summer Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Sam Bewley

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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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