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Commonwealth Games: Women s high jump

Added: Jul 26 2014, 12:04 PM in: News Feeds
We look back on the history of the women’s high jump event at the Commonwealth Games
The women debuted in 1934 in London and three days before she won hurdles gold the South African Marjorie Clark, who had set a world record as a 17 year-old in 1... [Read More]
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Commonwealth Games preview: Women s throws

Added: Jul 25 2014, 01:10 PM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to the women’s throws events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Shot
Valerie Adams is the clearest favourite for gold in any event in Glasgow.
... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games preview: Men s throws

Added: Jul 25 2014, 12:11 PM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to the men’s throws events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Shot
Young Kiwi prodigy Jacko Gill may have been stealing all the headlines in recent years, but his team-mate Tom Walsh suddenly came to prominence last winter and st... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games preview: Women s jumps

Added: Jul 25 2014, 11:35 AM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to the women’s jumps events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
High jump
Levern Spencer leads the St Lucia team in Glasgow and in this season s Commonwealth rankings she leads the high jump entries too with her 1.96m clearance fr... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games preview: Men s jumps

Added: Jul 25 2014, 11:00 AM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to the men’s jumps events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
High jump
Derek Drouin goes into the men s high jump as the clear favourite, the Canadian having set his 2.40m personal best and Commonwealth record in Des Moines, USA,... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games preview: Women s distance

Added: Jul 25 2014, 10:05 AM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to the women’s distance events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
800m
World champion Eunice Sum has lost one race this year to American Ajee Wilson and tops the Commonwealth rankings with her 1:57.92.
... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games preview: Men s distance

Added: Jul 25 2014, 09:25 AM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to the men’s distance events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
800m
One of the big attractions of these Games, David Rudisha provided one of the highlights of the last major championships in Britain, the 2012 Olympics, when he s... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games preview: Women s sprints

Added: Jul 25 2014, 08:20 AM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to the women’s sprint and hurdles events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
100m
Trinidad and Tobago s Michelle-Lee Ahye is the fastest in the field with 10.82 and is unbeaten in 10 finals at the distance in 2014.
... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games preview: Men s sprints

Added: Jul 25 2014, 08:00 AM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to the men’s sprint and hurdles events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
100m
No Usain Bolt, no Yohan Blake and four of the fastest five Jamaicans this year are missing, but a strong Caribbean challenge is assured, including fro... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Check Out These Living Portraits of The Hunger Games Peeta and Johanna

Added: Jul 22 2014, 06:15 PM in: News Feeds
Ahead of Mockingjay Part 1‘s November release, Lionsgate has released two “living portraits” of Peeta Mellark and Johanna Mason. The two, dressed entirely in white, stand tall as they rotate in front of the Capitol’s seal.


... [Read More]
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Commonwealth Games: Walks

Added: Jul 22 2014, 05:05 PM in: News Feeds
A history of the walk events, which are controversially absent from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games
Track walks were first held in the Olympics in 1906 and the road 50km was introduced in 1932, but the Commonwealth organisers ignored the walks until 196... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games: Women s pentathlon/heptathlon

Added: Jul 22 2014, 04:59 PM in: News Feeds
A look back at women’s multi-events at the Commonwealth Games
The Commonwealth Games isn t renowned for being innovative and the women had to wait until 1970 for their first medal opportunity in the multi events.

The first ever winner was Mary P... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games: Men s decathlon

Added: Jul 22 2014, 04:36 PM in: News Feeds
A look back at the history of this ten-discipline event at the Commonwealth Games
Sixty two years after it was first held in the Olympics, and 26 years after the first Games, the Commonwealth finally and inexplicably provided an all-round competition f... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games: Women s 80 yards/100m hurdles

Added: Jul 22 2014, 04:19 PM in: News Feeds
Sprint hurdles in the spotlight as we take an event-by-event look back at previous editions of the Commonwealth Games
The inaugural hurdles champion in 1934 was Australia s Marjorie Clark, who had already won gold in the high jump. She won by an estima... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games: Men s 120 yards and 110m hurdles

Added: Jul 22 2014, 03:37 PM in: News Feeds
It’s the turn of the men’s 120 yards and 110m hurdles as we take an event-by-event look back at the Commonwealth Games
The first winner over 120 yards was Lord Burghley or to give him his full name, David George Brownlow Cecil Lord Burghl... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games: Women s 10,000m and 3000m steeplechase

Added: Jul 22 2014, 03:26 PM in: News Feeds
It’s the turn of the women’s 10,000m and 3000m steeplechase in our event-by-event history of the Commonwealth Games
The 10,000m debuted in 1986 to beat the Europeans, Olympics and World Championships in hosting the 25-lap event.

Liz Lynch ... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Commonwealth Games: Women s 3000m/5000m

Added: Jul 22 2014, 03:08 PM in: News Feeds
The history of the women’s 3000m and 5000m at the Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth athletes had to wait four years more than their European counterparts to run the 3000m and in windy conditions and at a slight altitude in Edmonton in 1978, the fir... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Meghan Beesley out of Commonwealth Games

Added: Jul 20 2014, 01:15 PM in: News Feeds
Hurdler to miss Glasgow 2014 through injury
Meghan Beesley has been forced to pull out of the Commonwealth Games with a foot injury.

The 24-year-old had been due to join fellow 400m hurdlers Hayley McLean and Ese Okoro on the England team for the Game... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Athletes on parade at Sainsbury s Anniversary Games

Added: Jul 19 2014, 12:49 PM in: News Feeds
A look ahead to Sunday’s Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games held at Horse Guards Parade in London
With the Olympic Stadium out of action this summer, the annual Diamond League in London was moved to Glasgow earlier this month but British Athleti... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Wayland Baptist's Northover Qualifies for Commonwealth Games

Added: Jul 9 2014, 02:13 PM in: News Feeds
The junior long jump and triple jump NAIA champion will compete as a member of the powerhouse Jamaican track team [Read More]
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Scarborough pitcher named Miss Maine Softball; all-star games cancelled

Added: Jun 26 2014, 07:28 PM in: News Feeds
Alyssa Williamson, a senior left-handed pitcher from Scarborough High School, has been named winner of the 2014 Miss Maine Softball award. Williamson was to have been presented the award Thursday evening at the Maine Softball Coaches Association s Seni... [Read More]
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Commonwealth Games England reveals Glasgow 2014 kit

Added: May 28 2014, 04:23 PM in: News Feeds
Commonwealth Games kit by Kukri designed to symbolise strength, pride, commitment and courage
Athletes have been “at the heart of the design” of the Team England kit for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer, team Chef de Mission Ja... [Read More]
Seeded by: Athletics Weekly
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Here s Your First Official Look at ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′

Added: May 15 2014, 11:30 PM in: News Feeds
It’s a good day to be a Hunger Games fan.

Though the next installment of the popular film franchise won’t be out until November, Lionsgate has unleashed a treasure trove of goodies for fans a preview for the highly-anticipated movie. Aside... [Read More]
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Mo Farah keen to compete at Commonwealth Games

Added: May 12 2014, 08:48 PM in: News Feeds
Double world and Olympic champion announces his intentions on Twitter, though says distance is yet to be decided
Mo Farah has voiced his intentions to compete at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, though says he is yet to decide on the ... [Read More]
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