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Monday Aug 18 | Daily Mail

Britain's coaches say Adam Gemili, Jodie Williams and Co can be world-beaters

Neil Black was catching the last of the afternoon sunshine outside Zurich's Letzigrund Stadium, basking in a record-breaking day for Britain when he predicted that the young British sprinters who dominated at the European Championships could 'give a fright' to the Jamaicans and Americans.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Jodie Williams, Sports, Usain Bolt, Christian Malcolm, Olympic Athletics, Asha Philip, Olympics, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Summer Olympics

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games: Live blog day 5

The Jamaican was slow out of the blocks but picked up the pace superbly to streak past England's Adam Gemili and take the gold.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Kerron Stewart, Chad le Clos

Times of Oman

Commonwealth Games 2014: Bolt charms as Jamaica and Kenya dominate

Jamaica's Usain Bolt poses after Jamaica won the men's 4x100m relay final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Jessica Ennis, Kerron Stewart, Veronica Campbell-Brown

Sunday Herald

Athletics: Bolt puts his best foot forward

It didn't rain; it poured. And by 9.09pm, when the world's fastest man finally appeared, the Hampden track was glistening beneath the floodlights.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Daily Mail

Usain Bolt hits out at BBC's Gabby Logan for saying Commonwealth...

Strong-arm politics: The shocking moment a Republican congressman almost breaks a staffer's arm when he is stopped from going into a meeting 'I just felt the EARTH MOVE AND I WASN'T HAVING SEX!!!!" Personal emails sent by governor's wife to millionaire donor are read out as jury sees photos of luxury goods bankrolled for the shamed politician Girl, ... (more)

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Yahoo!

Bolt hogs Glasgow spotlight on Commonwealth debut

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt made his long-anticipated track appearance at the Commonwealth Games on Friday, sending a raucous crowd into a frenzy as he anchored his Jamaican sprint team to victory in a relay heat.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Suria

Amos stuns Olympic king Rudisha in Glasgow

Olympic champion and world record holder David Rudisha was beaten into second place by arch-rival Nijel Amos of Botswana in the Commonwealth Games 800m final on Thursday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Commonwealth Games: Okagbare, Weir into athletics finals of 200m

Nigerian Blessing Okagbare kept her bid for a Commonwealth sprint double on course as she advanced to the final of the 200m on Thursday .

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Related Topix: Blessing Okagbare, Sports, Warren Weir, Summer Olympic, Mosito Lehata, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Samantha Henry-Robinson, Usain Bolt

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Vanguard

Ndanusa teases Jamaica's athletics boss

Jamaica, no doubt, remains the king of athletics and her athletes walk with their noses in front in all international competitions.

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Related Topix: Blessing Okagbare, Asafa Powell, Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Shelly-Ann Fraser, Summer Olympics, Veronica Campbell-Brown

Jamaica Observer

Jamaicans wow Glasgow in 400m sweep, as Williams, Riley also triumph

Not that it has never been done before, but every time it happens, it triggers goose bumps.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Leford Green, Warren Weir, Rusheen Mcdonald, Samantha Henry-Robinson

Times of Oman

Commonwealth Games 2014: Weir wins in Glasgow as Bolt is bemused

Britain's Prince William, left, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge meet with Usain Bolt, right, during a visit to the Commonwealth Games Village in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Age

The rise and fall of the men's 100m at Games

If newly crowned Commonwealth Games 100m champion Kemar Bailey-Cole ran the same time in the final at the 2012 London Olympics as he did in Glasgow, he would have finished last.

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Burnley Citizen

Jamaica joy and Gemili takes silver

Kemar Bailey-Cole took advantage of the absence of his training partner Usain Bolt to blaze to the Commonwealth 100 metres title in Glasgow as England's Adam Gemili took silver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Usain Bolt, Adam Gemili, Blessing Okagbare, James Dasaolu

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Age

Campbell could challenge 100 swim record

The supersuit-assisted women's 100m freestyle world record of 52.07 set by Germany's Britta Steffen in 2009 is considered insanely fast.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Age

Sally Pearson reinvents herself on the run

Need for speed: Sally Pearson has been forced to reinvent her racing style as her career has evolved.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Commonwealth Games: Bolt ready for Glasgow debut

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt on Saturday proclaimed himself ready for his Commonwealth Games debut after an injury-plagued early season, albeit solely in the men's 4x100m relay.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

BBC News

Preventing injury and illness in athletes

Getting an athlete to the start line fit and healthy is no easy feat, but monitoring every aspect of their lives is one way of trying to ensure it happens.

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Yahoo!

Aths medals hard to come by in Glasgow

When evaluating just what was wrong with the track and field competition at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, it's hard to go past the unfortunately-named Steve Slowly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alana Boyd, Dani Samuels, Mo Farah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: Ten world stars to light up Glasgow

Some of the greats from the 2012 Olympics are back in Britain while new names are ready to shine.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics

BBC News

Jamieson and Wiggins eye early golds

Competition dates: 24 July - 3 August. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Scotland, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles Sir Bradley Wiggins and Michael Jamieson are among those in action on day one of the Commonwealth Games following Wednesday night's spectacular opening ceremony in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Cycling, Wendy Houvenaghel, Usain Bolt, Mark Cavendish, Olympic Athletics

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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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