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8 min ago | Oldham Chronicle

Sweet and sour for Lloyd

COMMONWEALTH GAMES OLDHAM has its first Commonwealth Games medal thanks to Diggle swimming star Jessica Lloyd.

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4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Black Sticks thrash Trinidad and Tobago

New Zealand's women's hockey team demolished Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in their opening pool match at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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8 hrs ago | The Age

Kookaburras skipper backs coaches

Kookaburras hockey skipper Mark Knowles denies having two head coaches is a problem for players as they start their Commonwealth Games defence against Wales on Saturday.

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12 hrs ago | Rediff.com

PHOTOS: India beat Wales in CWG hockey opener

Ranked ninth in the world, the Indians though had to dig deep to overcome a resolute Welsh defence in the Group A match and pocket their first points at the Glasgow Games.

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13 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Scots lose opening hockey match to South Africa

Scotland's medal chances in the men's hockey contest at the Commonwealth Games already look slim after they lost their opening match to South Africa.

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13 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Scotland's hockey hopes hang by a thread as they...

MAN Scotland were beaten 2-0 by the Africans and still have the world's number one side - India - to face on Saturday.

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17 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Commonwealth Games: Georgie Twigg suffers early injury blow

REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL ... England's Alex Danson celebrates with Ellie Watton after opening the scoring with the first goal against Wales.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cooma-Monaro Express

Southern Inlands this week - July 25 | Photos

The week in review through the camera lens, from Fairfax newspapers across the NSW Southern Inlands for the week ending Friday, July 25. MOSS VALE: Alex Saleeby and Zen the Wedge-tailed Eagle were special guests at the Moss Vale CWA's latest branch meeting.

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TMZ.com

Queen Elizabeth -- Royal Photobomb ... At Women's Field Hockey Tourney

Here ye, here ye ... The Queen hath smiled ... in a photobomb!!! Queen Elizabeth II was at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Scotland ... when she snuck up on a selfie being taken by 2 female hockey players from Australia.

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Edmonton Journal

Queen Elizabeth photobombs athletes at Commonwealth Games

For the second week in a row the Edmonton Eskimos are facing an undefeated opponent.

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Canada.com

Queen Elizabeth photobombs athletes at Commonwealth Games

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Hockeyroos open Games in style

England has drawn first blood in its battle with Australia for Commonwealth Games supremacy, winning gold in the women's triathlon on the opening day of competition.

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Kent Online

Canterbury Hockey Club's Susannah Townsend targeting gold medal at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Hockey star Susannah Townsend begins her Commonwealth Games campaign in Glasgow on Thursday with her only focus on winning a gold medal.

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Illawarra Mercury

Commonwealth Games 2014: Illawarra elite are bound for glory

Bring your #welovethegong shirt, hockey talent Tristan White reminded runner Ryan Gregson.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

Kookaburras not settling for less than Commonwealth Games gold

Anything less than gold in Glasgow would be a failure for arguably one of Australia's most successful sporting teams - that's the assessment of the Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles, going into the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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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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Get Reading

Andy Watts looks to fill the gaps in Reading line-up

England ace Nick Catlin, Ireland forward Chris Cargo and young German defender Julius Breucker have all left Sonning Lane, while goalkeeper James Bailey is among the players who have yet to commit themselves for next season England ace Nick Catlin, Ireland forward Chris Cargo and young German defender Julius Breucker have all left Sonning Lane, ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

DNA India

Indian women hockey team consistently outperforming their male counterparts

A woman and her son walk past pictures of athletes Usain Bolt, Chris Hoy and Mo Farah in the Parkhead area in Glasgow on Tuesday Though it is the women's hockey team that has a better record with three medals in four appearances while the men have just one in three, the focus in hockey has been on the men's team.

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Yahoo!

Taylor relishes second chance

The WA hockey ace has had her morale tested a number of times in her quest to succeed as an international sportsperson.

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The Age

Peris not fazed by Nova links

Despite being related to one of Australia's finest ever athletes, Hockeyroos forward Brooke Peris insists she's very much her own woman.

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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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