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39 min ago | The Independent

Glasgow Grand Prix: Yohan Blake and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce hope for Hampden roar

In the corridors of Glasgow International Airport, a makeshift running track takes passengers from their flight to collect their baggage.

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4 hrs ago | Suria

Blake apologises for missing Games

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake has apologised to the Scottish public for missing the Commonwealth Games as he prepares for this weekend's Diamond League meet.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Mail

Morgan Lake's dad explains why promising heptathlete pulled out of Commonwealth Games

Morgan Lake is 5ft 10in with a movie-star name to match her prolific talent. Yet she is still just 17 years old; a schoolgirl waiting for her AS exam results in English, PE and business this summer.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Speedster leaps into Summer Games

PENTICTON'S ZOE SIMOURD has qualified to compete in the B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo July 17-20 in the triple jump and 200-m hurdles.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Cherryville's Friday finishes weekend with one title and two national junior track records

One day after setting a 100-meter dash national record, Cherryville's Trentavis Friday set a national record while winning the 200-meter dash on Sunday night at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships.

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Walta Information Centre

Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia wins 8...

Ethiopia's Mohammed Aman has won the men's 800m in Diamond League in Rome, Italy for the second time now collecting a score of 6 points.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Mail

Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay may be running fast but they are still making dopes of us all

On Thursday night in Lausanne, Switzerland, three sprinters broke the 10-second barrier for the 100 metres: Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay and Mike Rodgers.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: American track stars take doping questions in stride

US athlete Justin Gatlin runs to win the men 100m competition during the Diamond League Athletics meeting "Athletissima" on July, 3, 2014 in Lausanne.

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The Independent

David Rudisha: Back on track and aiming to be out of this world

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Sunday Herald

Inside the Games village...from gluten-free bread to free Irn Bru and condoms

There is more chance of Mo Farah winning gold as a heavyweight boxer at this year's Commonwealth Games than me ever competing alongside Glasgow 2014's top athletes, writes Andy Newport.

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Jamaica Observer

Shelly-Ann returns at Paris Diamond League meet

World Championships double sprint gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will be hoping for a winning return to the track today when she takes part in the 200m at the Meeting Areva, the IAAF Paris Diamond League event.

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Sunday Herald

Individual berth ruled out for team player Usain Bolt

JAMAICA named their athletics team for the Commonwealth Games last night and confirmed the fears of fans who hold tickets for the 100 and 200 metres events.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Nerve News

Jamaica picked quality squad for Commonwealth Games: Fennell

Kingston , July 5 Jamaica Olympic Association president Michael Fennell said the country has managed to uphold its high standards in the selection of the 114-member contingent for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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The China Post

Gay 2nd to Gatlin after doping ban comeback

In his return from a one-year doping ban, Tyson Gay finished second to Justin Gatlin, who ran a year-best 9.80 seconds in the 100 meters at the Athletissima on Thursday.

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Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Two years ago she won a competition to meet Mo Farah, now she's in his team

Two years ago she won a competition to meet Mo Farah, now she's in his team JUST two years ago Pippa Woolven had to win a facebook competition to meet Mo Farah - now she is in the same England squad as the world and Olympic 5km and 10km champion.

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Suria

Eaton rules out doubling up at 2015 worlds

US Ashton Eaton wins the Men Heptathlon 1000 m heat 1 event at the IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships in the Ergo Arena in the Polish coastal town of Sopot on March 8, 2014 - by Johannes Eisele Ashton Eaton confirmed Friday that he would not compete in the decathlon and 400m hurdles at next year's world championships in Beijing.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Star-studded Edmonton International Track Classic one of city's hidden sporting gems

Missed the fireworks? Or just want to re-live the whole spectacle? We've got you covered.

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce named to Jamaica's Commonwealth...

Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were named to Jamaica's 68-member team for next month's Commonwealth Games, a source with the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association said on Thursday.

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The Independent

Diamond League Lausanne: Tyson Gay returns to track from drugs ban aiming to repair a tainted past

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Trinadad Express

Thompson elated

The 9.82 seconds scorcher produced by Richard "Torpedo" Thompson was the big story at the NGC/Sagicor National Open Track & Field Championships, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, two weekends ago.

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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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