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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.

Basketball legend Yao Ming announced as Nanjing 2014 ambassador

By Gary Anderson

Yao Ming has been announced as the latest Nanjing 2014 Ambassador ©Getty Images China's former National Basketball Association (NBA) star Yao Ming has been announced as the latest ambassador for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee.

Bailey-Cole and Okagbare claim sprint titles at packed Hampden Park

By Nick Butler at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Kemar Bailey-Cole sprints to victory in the men's 100m final ©Getty ImagesKemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica and Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria won the respective 100 metres finals in front of a packed crowd tonight to crown a pulsating second day of athletics action here.

Double Aussie clean sweep at Tollcross as Carlin makes Welsh history

By Paul Osborne at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Australia claimed two clean sweeps in the pool at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre ©Getty ImagesTwo clean sweeps in the pool today epitomised the Australian domination in the Commonwealth Games at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre over the past week, but it was not all plain sailing for the usually untouchable Aussies with six of the eight gold medals going elsewhere.

England take men's clean sweep as David denies Massaro in the women's

By Paul Osborne at the Scotstoun Sports Complex in Glasgow

It was an England one, two, three in the men's squash singles ©Getty ImagesNick Matthew led an English clean sweep in the men's squash Commonwealth Games singles today as Malaysia's Nicol David denied a double delight for the home nation with victory over Laura Massaro in the women's.

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