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Sunday Jul 27 | Hampshire Chronicle

Team comes first for King

HAMPSHIRE ace Dani King admitted England success came before personal glory as she gave up her chance of a track medal in Glasgow to help teammate Laura Trott power to gold in the women's points' race.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

IcNetwork

Recall the remarkable third day of action at the Commonwealth Games...

Wales have enjoyed stunning success with 11 medals on day three following a controversial start to the Games in Glasgow But that does not detract from a wonderful day for Team Wales that included 11 medals including two golds for Frankie Jones and Natalie Powell.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gemma Gibbons, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Summer Olympics, Euan Burton, Judo, Martial Arts, Olympic Cycling

Sporting Life

Barker takes scratch bronze

Elinor Barker picked up bronze for Wales with a late surge for the line in the 10 kilometre scratch race, edging England's Dani King and Scotland's Katie Archibald out of the medals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sir Chris Hoy, Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton, Jess Varnish, Amy Cure

Bangkok Post

Kiwis hot favourites in Commonwealth Games rugby sevens

New Zealand got the Rugby Sevens tournament underway at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday on a day when 27 gold medals were up for grabs notably in swimming, judo, shooting and cycling where Australia's Anna Meares will attempt to defend her women's sprint title.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Simon van Velthooven, Joanna Rowsell, Hunter, Anna Meares, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Laura Trott

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Neil Fachie hails the home crowd after his Commonwealth ...

NEIL FACHIE praised the partisan support inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome for driving him through the pain barrier and on to Commonwealth gold with pilot Craig MacLean in the 1,000 metres time trial B2 tandem on Friday night.

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Cycling News

Trott and Glaetzer go out early on day two of Commonwealth Games

Laura Trott and Matthew Glaetzer were two surprise exits during the morning session on the second day of track racing at the Commonwealth Games .

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Financial Times

Pursuits special: Women at the top of their game

Double-Olympic cycling champion Laura Trott is sitting in her apartment by the Ashton Canal in Manchester discussing the relative evils of bike crashes.

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Daily Echo

Dani King: I'm ready to battle teammates

HAMPSHIRE'S queen of cycling, Dani King, is hoping to add a first Commonwealth Games title to her Olympic crown.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fleet News and Mail

All eyes on homegrown talent for Commonwealth Games

High jumper Isobel Pooley from Fleet, hockey player Alex Danson, who grew up in Odiham, and Yateley swimmer Andrew Willis will be among those representing England at the games in Glasgow.

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Sky Sports

Commonwealth Games: Everyone looks up to Sir Bradley Wiggins, says Joanna Rowsell

Joanna Rowsell has revealed Sir Bradley Wiggins has taken on father-figure status among the Team England cyclists at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Injured Wendy Houvenaghel forced to retire from cycling on eve of Commonwealth Games

Northern Ireland Olympic medallist Wendy Houvenaghel has announced her shock decision to retire from cycling - just hours before the start of the Commonwealth Games.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games 2014: World champion Elinor Barker in pursuit of track and road Glasgow glory

Mr Cameron shortly after 9am, and was given a tour of the showground with First Minister Carwyn Jones and Honorary Show director, Harry Fetherstonhaugh Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins Barker's incredible journey from junior ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Laura Trott refuses to go to war with Great Britain team-mates,...

She won gold at London 2012 alongside English riders Dani King and Joanna Rowsell, but all three will contest the individual pursuit in Glasgow Double Olympic champion Laura Trott refuses to go to war with her Great Britain team-mates despite being pitted against each other at the Commonwealth Games.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: Lizzie Armitstead at pains to do it for Queen and country

There are times when Lizzie Armitstead is at a loss to explain why she is on a bike.

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The Daily Record

Commonwealth Games 2014: 31-strong Scots cycling squad on track for a great Games and medal chances

SCOTLAND'S 31-strong cycling squad are laden with World, Commonwealth and Paralympic medallists with whizzkid Katie Archibald geared up for a busy week.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

CNN

Joanna Rowsell: Cycling's golden girl pedals past alopecia

Standing on the podium at London 2012, Joanna Rowsell achieved her greatest dream -- and gave hope to millions around the world who suffer from a condition that can have devastating effects on self-confidence.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily Echo

Hundreds join campaign to reopen velodrome after death of police officer

HUNDREDS of cyclists including a Hampshire Olympic champion have joined a campaign to get a facility re-opened following the death of a Hampshire police officer.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Independent

Joanna Rowsell: The World Champion cyclist on breaking her...

Friendships get suspended when you're on the track I'm friends with [fellow British cyclists and Olympic and World champions] Laura Trott and Dani King, but when we're competing against each other, even in training, there is a big rivalry that comes alive between us.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

CYCLING: Brave effort by Sharon Laws at National Road Race Championships

A WEEK before her 40th birthday Bourton's Sharon Laws failed by just six seconds to win the National Road Race Championships for the second time at Abergavenny on Sunday.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

South Wales Argus

I'm on track for Glasgow, says Wales' Elinor Barker

BIG CLIMB: Elinor Barker in action in the National Time Trial at the Celtic Manor on Friday, when she finsihed fourth WALES' Elinor Barker is targeting gold at the Commonwealth Games after helping London 2012 champion Laura Trott to glory in Abergavenny.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Geraint Thomas, Laura Trott, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lizzie Armitstead

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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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