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Elliott sets world record as Australia continue gold medal charge at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow

Maddison Elliott became a Commonwealth Games champion and world record holder in Glasgow tonight ©Getty Images Para-swimmer Maddison Elliott was the star on another successful night for the Australian swimming team here as she was crowned Commonwealth Games champion in the 100 metre freestyle S9 event, setting a world record.

Clark wins third Scottish judo gold on night of English domination

By Nick Butler at the SECC Precinct in Glasgow

Sarah Clark won gold for Scotland in the under 63kg category ©Getty ImagesSarah Clark of Scotland provided the only respite from English dominance on the mat here today as Danny Williams, Megan Fletcher and Owen Livesey all won Commonwealth Games judo gold medals.

Britain's water polo team reflect on end of the road after funding axe

By David Owen

Great Britain's women's water polo team are facing the end of the road ©Getty ImagesAs 4,500 competitors vie for Commonwealth Games medals in Glasgow over the coming days, a group of athletes who won gold in their sport's Commonwealth Championships in April are facing the break-up of their team.

Meares leads Aussie domination inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

By Paul Osborne at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow

Anna Meares helped Australia to a great opening day in the track cyclign with gold in the womens 500m time trial ©Getty ImagesAustralia were the dominant force on the track on day one of the cycling here in Glasgow, securing two of the four gold medals on offer inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

Paralympic champion Zhang adds global title at IPC Shooting World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Paralympic champion Cuiping Zhang claimed her first world title in Suhl today ©Getty Images London 2012 champion Cuiping Zhang of China claimed her first world title in difficult conditions at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Championships in Suhl, Germany with a dominant display in the R8 women's 50m rifle three positions SH1 competition.

Bien-Aime named Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association President

By Emily Goddard

Sonia Bien-Aime has become the first female President of the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association ©Getty ImagesSonia Bien-Aime has been elected as the new President of the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association (TCIFA).

Paralympic silver medallist Gillette to speak in schools for Classroom Champions campaign

By Gary Anderson

Lex Gillette will take part in a unique campaign to inspire students in US schools ©AFP/Getty ImagesParalympic long jump silver medallist Lex Gillette is to speak in a number of schools across the United States as part of the Classroom Champions campaign where he will use Google Glass to inspire students.

London Mayor announces £1 million investment in FreeSport to be supported by Coca-Cola

By Gary Anderson

Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced an investment of 1million in the FreeSport programme ©Getty Images The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has today announced a
£1 million ($1.7 million/€1.3 million) investment in the provision of free sporting activities across the British capital as part of a programme launched in partnership with Coca-Cola Great Britain.

Brazil to spend $600 million in bid to win 30 medals at Rio 2016

By Nick Butler

Brazil will perform much better than at previous Games on home turf in Rio, it is hoped ©AFP/Getty ImagesBrazil is aiming to win between 27 and 30 medals on home turf during Rio 2016, according to a leading official at the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB), which would mark a huge increase on the 17 medals they secured at London 2012.
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