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Australian athletics head coach stripped of accreditation after row with Olympic champion Pearson

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Eric Hollingsworth, pictured at the training camp in Gateshead, has now been stripped of his accreditation ©Getty ImagesAthletics Australia (AA) head coach Eric Hollingsworth has had his accreditation revoked and will be sent home from Glasgow 2014 as the fall-out of his public criticism of the country's most high profile athlete, Olympic 100 metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson, continues. 

AIBA to assess use of headguards after Australian boxer forced out of Glasgow 2014 by injury

By Gary Anderson at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

AIBA has promised a review of the use of headguards following criticism at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has said it will reassess its decision to scrap headguards after Australian boxer Daniel Lewis was denied the opportunity of boxing for at least a bronze medal here at Glasgow 2014, when a doctor deemed a cut was too severe for him to carry on in the competition.

International Weightlifting Federation working hard to tackle doping problems despite teenage positive

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

The IWF believe they are making progress with regard to tackling doping problems ©Getty ImagesOfficials from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have outlined the varied work being done to tackle lingering doping problems in the sport, which they claim are proving successful despite the failed test registered by Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha here this week.

Triple wresting gold for Canada as Indians falter at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre

David Tremblay was one of three Canadian wrestlers to strike gold in Glasgow today ©Getty Images Canadian freestyle wrestlers claimed a hat-trick of Commonwealth Games gold medals here at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), while Nigeria came away with two wins, but it was a bad night for India who had four athletes lose in their respective finals.

Athletics Australia suspends head coach after he criticises Olympic champion

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Eric Hollingsworth has been suspended after criticising team captain Sally Pearson ©Getty ImagesEric Hollingsworth, head coach of the Australian athletics team at the Commonwealth Games, has been suspended after publicly criticising team captain and Olympic 100 metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson.

Argentine FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona dies

By Gary Anderson

FIFA vice President Julio Grondona has died at the age of 82 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFIFA vice-President Julio Grondona of Argentina has died at the age of 82, it was announced by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) in a statement today.

Kiribati claims historic first Commonwealth Games gold medal

By Gary Anderson at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow

David Katoatau of Kiribati became the first ever athlete from his country to win a Commonwealth Games medal ©AFP/Getty ImagesHistory was made here tonight as the remote Pacific island of Kiribati won its first ever Commonwealth Games medal and it came in the form of gold from weightlifter David Katoatau, who sealed his win in truly dramatic fashion in front of a packed arena.

Racing for Scotland at home Games among biggest events of my life, claims Millar

By Nick Butler at Scotland House in Glasgow

David Millar is relishing the opportunity to compete in a Scottish jersey once again in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesScottish cyclist David Millar has vowed to put aside the disappointment of not being selected for this year's Tour de France by focusing all his attention on succeeding in a blue and white jersey here when the road races begin tomorrow.
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