Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Commonwealth Games: Laura Halford ready to become Wales' poster girl for rhythmnic gymnastics
LAURA HALFORD is relishing her new role as poster girl for the sport of rhythmic gymnastics after winning three medals for Wales at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
French to be Canadian flag bearer for 2014 Youth Olympic Games
According to Canadian Olympic Committee Senior Manager of Media Relations Jane Almeida on Monday, fencer Dylan French of Richmond, British Columbia has been named the Canadian flag bearer in the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 16. French's claim to fame was winning a bronze medal in the epee ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
This is Wiltshire
Commonwealth Games: Sherlock takes inspiration from Glasgow experience
SHE may have come away from the Commonwealth Games empty handed but Stephanie Sherlock insists the experience will only serve to make her stronger.
Bezzoubenko wins three gold medals at Commonwealth Games
According to the Canadian Press , Patricia Bezzoubenko of Vancouver, British Columbia won three gold medals in rhythmic gymnastics at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.
South Wales Argus
the Newsdesk: Back the athletes putting in the hard yards away from our TV screens
Wales's Elena Allen in action on her way to a Silver Medal in the Skeet Women Final at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Malaysian National News Agency
Zolkples Optimistic Of Meeting Medal Target
From Farhanah Azmi GLASGOW, July 27 -- Although Malaysia has only won one gold medal so far, the contingent is still on track to achieve the seven gold medal target at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Australia hit 200 cycling medals, Bolt...
Australia became the first country to win 200 Commonwealth Games cycling medals on Saturday as Olympic and world sprint king Usain Bolt arrived to a predictable media scrum.
Canada's Bezzoubenko wins five golds in Glasgowa (Sport
Victory Races: Men - 1. Uveni Kuugongelwa 2. Johannes Naitembu 3. Simon Shipingana.
The Washington Post
New Zealand early winners in rugby sevens
New Zealand extended its Commonwealth Games winning streak in rugby sevens to 26 matches with a 39-0 win Saturday over Canada to open the competition at Ibrox Stadium, the 115-year-old home of Rangers football club.
The Sand Trap
2016 Olympic Rankings
The IOC has restricted the IGF to an Olympic field of 60 players for each of the men's and women's competition.
Commonwealth Games 2014: Team Wales stars in action on day three in Glasgow
Silver medal winner Wales' Francesca Jones and bronze medal winner Laura Halford and their medals after the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All Round Final at the SSE Hydro during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Wales have won six medals on the opening two days with three silver and three bronze but will be chasing that elusive gold this ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
A balancing act
Olympic gymnast David Phillips is humble about his extraordinary achievements, saying simply, "I was good enough, anyway."
The St Paul Journal
Canada's Bezzoubenko captures second rhythmic gymnastics gold of Games
It was a remarkable moment for the rhythmic gymnast who has lived most of her life in Russia but was overjoyed to win gold for Canada on Friday.
Cochrane wins gold at Commonwealth Games
According to the Canadian Press on Thursday, Canadian Olympic silver medalist Ryan Cochrane of Victoria, British Columbia has won Canada's first gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Commonwealth Games 2014: Relive all the action from Day One in...
Welcome to everyone from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It has been a long build-up for Team Wales, that has been hampered by injuries, doping controversies and most recently accreditation refusal for boxer Fred Evans.
Aussies set relay record
Australia’s women produced the marquee performance of the opening day of the Commonwealth Games as they set a new world record in the 4x100m freestyle relay.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Bezzoubenko hopes to climb podium in Glasgow
Patricia Bezzoubenko lives with her parents in a tiny rented apartment in Moscow, a bus ride away from the training facility where she practises alongside Russia's top rhythmic gymnasts.
Commonwealth Games 2014 Medal Table: Country wise List of Medal Tally
Australia notched up the top slot in the last edition's Commonwealth Games with 177 medals while 19th Commonwealth Games hosts India finished second in the medals tally with total of 101 medals.
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Commonwealth Games: Laura Halford hoping to peak in Glasgow
LAURA HALFORD can't wait for the rhythmic gymnastics to begin at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tomorrow after performing her routine at a virtually empty SECC Precinct venue on the north bank of the River Clyde on Tuesday, writes Danny Hall.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Gymnast to carry Wales flag at Games
Dates: 23 July - 3 August Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones will carry the flag for Wales at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.