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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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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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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Keston Bledman, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sally Pearson, Allyson Felix, Usain Bolt

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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Ellis Cashmore: Sponsors run the show with brand Bolt

If you're grumbling about the number of athletes who have opted out of or are still prevaricating about whether to compete in the Commonwealth Games, blame Usain Bolt.

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Reuters

Bolt chides doping officials over Tyson Gay ban

Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a "bad message to the sport", after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid.

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The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: Day-by-day guide to the highlights in Glasgow

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Cycling, Triathlon, Credit Agricole, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics, Jason Kenny

NEWS.com.au

Is Jamaica's sprinting dominance about to end?

JAMAICA has dominated sprinting over the last decade. We all know that. But its status as the world's undisputed sprinting superpower is suddenly under threat.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Asafa Powell, Richard Thompson, Tyson Gay

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vanguard

IAAF ratifies 3 new world records

The International Association of Athletics Federations on Monday in Monaco said it has recently ratified three world records set in the U.S. and Jamaica earlier this year.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Age

Let the Obscure Games begin

Submerged under the World Cup, Wimbledon, Tour de France and now the British Open, these Commonwealth Games could well be dubbed the Obscure Games.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Sutton & District sprinter disappointed at Diamond League showing

A disappointed Harry Aikines-Aryeetey felt he should put on a better performance at the Glasgow Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Peninsula

Blake injured again in Diamond League

GLASGOW: Yohan Blake's return from injury ended in despair as the Jamaican sprinter suffered a hamstring injury during the Glasgow Diamond League meeting on Friday.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Ahye beats Fraser-Pryce in Glasgow GP 100m

Michelle-Lee Ahye, left, celebrates winning the women's 100m on day two of the Diamond League Meeting at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Saturday July 12, 2014.

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Trinadad Express

Jehue, Solomon 2nd in Dublin

Reigning world champion Jehue Gordon seized silver in the men's 400 metres hurdles, at the Morton Games in Dublin, Ireland, yesterday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

IcNetwork

Welsh hurdler Rhys Williams not happy with Diamond League showing in Glasgow

The WRU have responded to an explosive statement by RRW that appears to leave Welsh professional rugby with an uncertain future It's the scariest date in any parent's diary - the first day of the holidays.

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The Independent

Blake halted by more injury problems as British return falls flat

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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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