Summer Sports

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Malaysia claims third successive badminton mixed team gold with impressive display in Glasgow

By Gary Anderson at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow

Malaysia celebrate a third Commonwealth Games mixed team gold at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow ©Getty Images Malaysia claimed badminton team mixed gold for a third consecutive Commonwealth Games as Jing Yi Tee saw off the challenge of England's Sarah Walker in their women's singles rubber to secure a 3-1 victory here this evening.

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.
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