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Nigeria's 16-year-old gold medal winning weightlifter fails doping test at Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Chika Amalaha has tested positive after winning the 53kg gold medal ©Getty ImagesNigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha has registered the first positive doping test of Glasgow 2014 and, pending the outcome of her B sample, will be stripped of the gold medal she won in the 53 kilogram competition on Friday (July 25).

More than 50 million tune in to Eurosport for 2014 Tour de France

By Paul Osborne

More than 50 million people tuned in to Eurosport's coverage of this year's Tour de France ©Getty ImagesMore than 50 million people tuned in to Eurosport's coverage of this year's Tour de France, won by Vincenzo Nibali in the biggest time margin since 1997, latest viewing figures have shown.

Kenya and Jamaica dominate Commonwealth Games athletics at Hampden Park

By Paul Osborne at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Kenya secured a clean sweep in the women's 10,000m final at Hampden Park today ©Getty ImagesThere were no surprises on the track at the Commonwealth Games today as a Kenyan 10,000 metre clean sweep was matched by a Jamaican one, two, three in the 400m.

Stunning English performance brings curtain down on Glasgow 2014 swimming

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

England's men's 4x100m medley relay team claimed a dramatic win in the final swimming race of Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images A dramatic finish to the Commonwealth Games swimming programme here saw England secure gold in a pulsating men's 4x100 metres medley relay.

England secure double team gold in artistic gymnastics

By Nick Butler at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow

England dominated to win double gold in the gymnastics team events ©Getty ImagesEngland scooped Commonwealth Games victories in both the men and women's team finals here today on an opening day of artistic gymnastics medal action dominated by the British nations.

Wrestlers competing at Nanjing 2014 named

By Zjan Shirinian

The International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles has announced the names of the 112 wrestlers who will compete at Nanjing 2014 ©Getty ImagesThe 112 wrestlers who will compete at next month's Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing have been named by the sport's governing body.

Olympic silver medallist Emma Pooley announces retirement from cycling

By Zjan Shirinian

Emma Pooley's final competitive cycling race will be in Sunday's Glasgow 2014 road event ©AFP/Getty ImagesOlympic silver medallist Emma Pooley has announced her retirement from cycling, ahead of her final race at Glasgow 2014.

Anti-doping campaign to take place at Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The IWRF is running a Say No To Doping campaign at the upcoming World Championships ©IWRFThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) is set to run an anti-doping campaign at its World Championships which get underway in Odense, Denmark on Friday (August 1).

Ice sledge hockey to launch World Series

By Gary Anderson

A new ice sledge hockey World Series is set to be launched later this year ©Getty Images International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey has announced plans to launch a World Series later this year that will see nations from both the A and B pools competing against each other for end-of-season ranking points.
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