Commonwealth Games

Australian weightlifter ordered to pay compensation after headbutting Welsh athlete

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow

Francois Etoundi has been ordered to pay compensation and stripped of his accreditation ©Getty ImagesAustralian weightlifter Francois Etoundi has had his accreditation revoked and been ordered to pay £400 ($673/€500) compensation after admitting to assaulting Welsh rival Gareth Evans here in the Athletes' Village earlier this week.

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. 

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.

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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