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POLL: How interested are you in the Commonwealth Games?
# Glasgow 2014
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# Glasgow 2014

POLL: How interested are you in the Commonwealth Games?

Jul 24th 2014, 11:57 AM 12,348 Views 73 Comments

Events got under way in Glasgow this morning. But will you be bothered watching?

John Barrowman's gay kiss at Commonwealth Games illegal in 42 Commonwealth countries
# Glasgow Kiss
# Glasgow Kiss

John Barrowman's gay kiss at Commonwealth Games illegal in 42 Commonwealth countries

Jul 24th 2014, 9:27 AM 4,741 Views 1 Comment

John Barrowman laid a smacked on another performer at the opening ceremony.

Kearney, Reid and the other athletes to look out for at the Commonwealth Games today
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# Glasgow 2014

Kearney, Reid and the other athletes to look out for at the Commonwealth Games today

Jul 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,086 Views 16 Comments

We’ve got Irish Olympians competing in swimming, judo and triathlon in Glasgow.

Celtic Park hosts Queen Elizabeth for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
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# Glasgow 2014

Celtic Park hosts Queen Elizabeth for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:17 PM 4,187 Views 13 Comments

40,000 people packed into Celtic’s home ground to get the 20th Games under way.

Did you know Jason Statham competed at the Commonwealth Games?
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# Lock Stock

Did you know Jason Statham competed at the Commonwealth Games?

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:43 PM 16,809 Views 12 Comments

The Hollywood hardman represented England in diving way back in 1990.

Pregnant Ennis-Hill to miss Commonwealth Games
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# On Track

Pregnant Ennis-Hill to miss Commonwealth Games

Jan 10th 2014, 9:24 AM 4,256 Views 5 Comments

The child will be the first for the 27-year-old Olympic champ and husband Andy Hill.

Plans to allow children aged 12 to use guns legally in NI
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Plans to allow children aged 12 to use guns legally in NI

Nov 12th 2013, 8:53 AM 9,952 Views 80 Comments

The changes would mean children could use firearms in “extremely supervised circumstances”.

Celtic look at option of playing Champions League games in Ireland
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# Close Ties

Celtic look at option of playing Champions League games in Ireland

Oct 30th 2013, 7:35 PM 14,583 Views 55 Comments

Celtic Park will be temporarily unavailable due to the Commonwealth Games next summer.

Smith confirmed as new coach of Women's Irish Hockey team
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# Appointment

Smith confirmed as new coach of Women's Irish Hockey team

Nov 21st 2012, 1:14 PM 849 Views 0 Comments

He previously served for six years as Assistant Coach of the New Zealand Men’s team.

2010 in review: September
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2010 in review: September

Dec 27th 2010, 11:56 AM 675 Views 0 Comments

A ‘final’ cost on Anglo Irish Bank, scorn for Conor Lenihan, and questions over Brian Cowen’s Morning Ireland performance.

Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test
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Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test

Oct 15th 2010, 10:53 AM 398 Views 0 Comments

After 100m ‘winner’ Damola Osayomi and hurdler Samuel Okon, now Folashade Abugan fails a steroid test.

Gold for Barnes and Gallagher in Delhi
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# Boxing

Gold for Barnes and Gallagher in Delhi

Oct 13th 2010, 2:20 PM 123 Views 0 Comments

Northern boxers both win gold at Commonwealth Games.

Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games
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Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games

Oct 13th 2010, 1:42 PM 812 Views 0 Comments

Walker Rani Yadav becomes the third athlete suspended over doping after testing positive for Nandrolene.

Commonwealth Games gold medallist fails drugs test
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Commonwealth Games gold medallist fails drugs test

Oct 11th 2010, 2:40 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

Nigeria’s Damola Osayomi – who won the women’s 100m – has tested positive for banned stimulants.

Delhi belly not affecting some athletes' out-of-hours performance
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Delhi belly not affecting some athletes' out-of-hours performance

Oct 8th 2010, 12:01 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

Commonwealth Games organisers are working round the clock to remove condoms from blocked drains.

Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified
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Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified

Oct 8th 2010, 9:47 AM 217 Views 0 Comments

Sally Pearson wins gold at the Commonwealth Games but is disqualified hours later after England protest.

Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug
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# Delhi Belly

Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug

Oct 7th 2010, 2:55 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

The Commonwealth Games hit another snag: a fifth of English swimmers have an upset stomach and blame the pool.

Track repairs continue as athletics events loom
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Track repairs continue as athletics events loom

Oct 6th 2010, 12:24 PM 113 Views 0 Comments

Further woes for organisers of Games in Delhi as athletics track isn’t ready and hockey team made play in 80% humidity.

Commonwealth Games unveil secret policing weapon... monkeys
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# Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games unveil secret policing weapon... monkeys

Sep 29th 2010, 9:29 AM 158 Views 0 Comments

Games officials enlist the help of Langur monkeys as problems with packs of wild monkeys grow.

England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’
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England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’

Sep 28th 2010, 7:49 AM 235 Views 0 Comments

The first English athletes arrive at the Commonwealth Games accommodation having spent the weekend in hotels.

Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed
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Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed

Sep 25th 2010, 10:36 AM 141 Views 0 Comments

Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.

Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games
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Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games

Sep 24th 2010, 1:58 PM 101 Views 0 Comments

Two countries confirm they will attend troubled Games as athletes begin to arrive.

NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation
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NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation

Sep 24th 2010, 9:34 AM 144 Views 0 Comments

Northern Ireland could withdraw from troubled Games, despite urging from all quarters to participate.

Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms
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Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms

Sep 23rd 2010, 12:30 PM 442 Views 0 Comments

The organising committee of the already ill-fated games apologises for the ‘collective failure’ over living conditions.

Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue
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Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue

Sep 22nd 2010, 10:57 AM 256 Views 0 Comments

A day after the Scottish team turns down the accommodation in Delhi, the roof collapses just 11 days before the games.

Athlete housing 'not fit for humans'
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Athlete housing 'not fit for humans'

Sep 21st 2010, 11:28 AM 191 Views 0 Comments

Team Scotland say that athlete’s accommodation needs serious improvement before Games start on 3 October.

2 tourists shot outside New Delhi mosque
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2 tourists shot outside New Delhi mosque

Sep 19th 2010, 4:51 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

Preparations for Commonwealth Games thrown into disarray as two Taiwanese tourists shot at major tourist attraction.