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First Rio 2016 test event begins amid pollution fears on Guanabara Bay

By Nick Butler

Windsurfing action got the test event underway in Rio de Janeiro ©Rio 2016A major challenge on the road to Rio 2016 has begun this weekend with the start of a week-long sailing test event, the first such event to be held in any sport, on the waters of Guanabara Bay.

IPC President hails "tremendous success" of Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Sir Philip Craven has hailed the success of Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has become the latest figure to lavish praise on the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, describing it as a "tremendous success" ahead of the Closing Ceremony here this evening.

Thomas overcomes conditions to become first Welsh winner of Commonwealth Games men's cycling road race

By Nick Butler on Glasgow Green

Geraint Thomas won gold in the road race for Wales ©Getty ImagesGeraint Thomas became the first Welsh winner of the Commonwealth Games men's cycling road race here today after he saw off the conditions, his rivals, and an untimely puncture to win a gruelling contest, hours after England's Lizzie Armistead had secured victory in the women's race.

Australia reclaim Commonwealth netball crown with dominant victory over New Zealand

By Paul Osborne at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow

Australia have secured gold in the netball competition on the final day of action at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesIt was a glorious day for Australia's women here in Glasgow today as they regained their Commonwealth Games netball crown with a relatively comfortable victory over defending two-time champions New Zealand.

Australia drown Indian hopes as Ciriello hat-trick secures fifth consecutive Commonwealth Games hockey title

By Gary Anderson at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre

Chris Ciriello was on deadly form as he bagged three goals to help Australia claim a fifth Commonwealth Games gold ©Getty Images A magnificent display of shooting from Chris Ciriello helped Australia secure a fifth consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal in men's hockey as they overcame India 4-0 here today. 

English duo create history as first husband and wife to win Commonwealth Games badminton gold

By Gary Anderson in Glasgow

Chris and Gabby Adcock have become the first husband and wife to win a badminton gold at a Commonwealth Games ©Getty Images England's Chris and Gabby Adcock became the first husband and wife pairing to win a badminton gold medal at a Commonwealth Games after they defeated compatriots Chris Langridge and Heather Olver in the final of the mixed doubles at the Emirates Arena today.

Australian Palmer most successful squash player in Commonwealth Games history with double gold

By Gary Anderson in Glasgow

David Palmer topped the podium for the first time ever at a Commonwealth Games making him the most successful squash player in its history ©Getty Images David Palmer left it to the very end to claim his first ever Commonwealth Games gold medals to put him out on his own as the most successful squash player in the event's history as Australia took both the  mixed and men's doubles in Glasgow.

Judoka hits back at Ghana Olympic Committee in Glasgow 2014 row

By Paul Osborne at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Emmanuel Nartey is locked in a war of words with the Ghanaian Olympic Committee ©ITGA debacle has left a black cloud hanging over the Ghanaian camp here at the Commonwealth Games as a war of words between judoka Emmanuel Nartey and a number of the country's officials has caused confusion in the camp and the media.

Three golds sees Italy top medal table at European Para-Archery Championships

By Gary Anderson

Italy emerged as the top nation nation at the European Para-Archery Championships winning five medals including three gold ©Getty Images Italy emerged as the top nation at the European Para-Archery Championships, winning three gold medals and two bronze, while 11 of the 24 countries taking part won at least one medal in Nottwil, Switzerland.
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