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#Commonwealth Games

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 30 June, 2018

The English Commonwealth gold medalist who has switched to Ireland ahead of the Tokyo Olympics

Megan Fletcher switched allegiance to Ireland in late 2016 and has received funding to help her reach the 2020 games.

# commonwealth-games - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Missing Commonwealth Games athletes resurface in Sydney Asylum

Missing Commonwealth Games athletes resurface in Sydney

More than a dozen athletes from four African nations have been missing since the games on the Gold Coast last month.

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'He did not taste like tandoori chicken' - Indian wrestler in Games bite row

Sumit Malik won Commonwealth Games gold in the men’s 125kg freestyle class on Saturday

# commonwealth-games - Friday 13 April, 2018

'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'

Tom Daley has urged a number of nations to relax their anti-gay stance.

Five of seven Irish boxers win Friday's semis to claim at least Commonwealth silver

Six of 12 boxers from Team Northern Ireland have made it to Saturday’s finals.

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Sean McComb given full backing as 'innocent victim' of nightclub disturbance

The Northern Ireland boxer was fined over the incident.

# commonwealth-games - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Australian athletes wait nearly four minutes to hug the last-place finisher in the 10,000m

The Commonwealth Games really lived up to their ‘Friendly Games’ billing.

# commonwealth-games - Monday 9 April, 2018

Alice Kinsella, daughter of ex-Ireland midfielder Mark, strikes gymnastics gold for England

The 17-year-old won the women’s balance beam event.

# commonwealth-games - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'You don't replace Muhammad Ali' - Coe blasts Usain Bolt 'obsession'

Sebastian Coe insisted life will go on without the Jamaican as the 2018 Commonwealth Games take place.

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'I don’t want to go and just take part in the competitions'

Co. Down native Rhys McClenaghan is gunning for medals in Australia this weekend.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 6 April, 2018

Commonwealth Games boxing champ claims he was bitten in opening fight

Elsewhere, Ballymena’s Stephen Donnelly got his Games off to a winning start in the middleweight division.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there' Representing This post contains videos

'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there'

Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon and Tyrone’s Neamh Woods are teammates on the NI netball side at the Commonwealth Games.

# commonwealth-games - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Indian boxing official says syringes found in athletes village were for for vitamin injections

An Indian boxer was unwell and received a vitamin boost from a doctor, said the country’s boxing chief.

Ciara Mageean named Northern Ireland athletics captain for Commonwealth Games

All eyes on Australia’s Gold Coast from tomorrow.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing

The government edict came to light last week when a team of girls from Tonga High School were pulled from a touch rugby tournament.

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland consider hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland consider hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games?

Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan put forward the idea yesterday.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I think the sky is the limit': Shane Ross says Ireland should 'think about' hosting the Olympics Minister For The Olympics

'I think the sky is the limit': Shane Ross says Ireland should 'think about' hosting the Olympics

Meanwhile, Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan said Ireland should look into hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

# commonwealth-games - Sunday 3 August, 2014

'It's always great to have fun with the fans' - Bolt praises Commonwealth Games

The Jamaican helped his country to gold in the 100m relay last night.

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 2 August, 2014

VIDEO: Unstoppable Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to relay gold

The 27-year-old has also won six Olympic gold medals and eight world titles.

Paddy Barnes wasn't impressed with the anthem after winning gold

The 27-year-old beat Devandro Laishram in Glasgow this afternoon.

Barnes and Conlan win Commonwealth gold as Walsh feels 'cheated' after silver

There was a further silver for Team Northern Ireland’s Joe Fitzpatrick.

Former world champion Montsho fails drugs test at Commonwealth Games

The banned stimulant methylhexaneamine was present in the 31-year-old’s ‘A’ Sample.

Bolt makes long-awaited comeback in front of raucous Glasgow crowd

The Jamaican sprinter anchored his country into the final of the 100m relay.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 1 August, 2014

Conlan, Barnes, Walsh and Fitzpatrick set up gold medal showdowns in Glasgow

However, there was disappointment elsewhere, as Alanna Audley-Murphy, Sean Duffy and Sean McGlinchy crashed out.

We'll leave it there so: Sweet success in Paris, more glory in Glasgow and all today's sport

Thrills, spills and strikes made up an absorbing helter-skelter sports day.

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Northern Ireland look for golden return from nine boxers

Michael Conlan, Paddy Barnes and Michaela Walsh are among those in action in the Commonwealth Games tomorrow.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Northern Irish quartet all secure medals at Commonwealth Games

The quartet are all through to the semi-finals of their respective events.

Bolt denies reports he called Glasgow 2014 'a bit s**t'

“The atmosphere in and around the stadiums has been absolutely fantastic,” his manager added.

# commonwealth-games - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

16-year-old weightlifter banned after testing positive for doping at Commonwealth Games

Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha became the youngest ever gold medallist in the event this week.

A Jamaican not named Usain Bolt won 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games last night Glasgow 2014 This post contains videos

A Jamaican not named Usain Bolt won 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games last night

Kemar Bailey-Cole, this is your night.

From The Daily Edge Britain's royal family is on a photobombing rampage at the Commonwealth Games One Has The Lols

# commonwealth-games - Monday 28 July, 2014

Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan on brink of Commonwealth Games medals

The Belfast boxers are both a fight away from earning medals.

We’ll leave it there so: Galway Races begin, Southampton exodus continues and all today’s sport

There were also wins for a couple of Irish Olympic boxers while Dan Carter is back in the New Zealand squad.

From The Daily Edge Little Scottish boy tries to race marathon runners... and it ends in a faceplant So Close

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Martyn Irvine back on track in the Commonwealth Games today

And Chad Le Clos is hoping to butterfly his way to gold. What’s not to like?

# commonwealth-games - Friday 25 July, 2014

'I'm going to take a gold', promises Conlan as he eyes tough challenge ahead in Glasgow

On Monday, the Olympic medalist faces world number three Shiva Thapa.

Michael Conlan is itching to fight in the Commonwealth Games today

The Olympic bronze medallist should have no trouble advancing when he enters the ring at lunchtime today.

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 24 July, 2014

We'll leave it there so: Bronze medals, Gareth Bale's doppelganger and all today's sport

A smorgasbord of sporting delights, all meticulously packaged and presented for your pleasure.

Lisa Kearney secures bronze on world record-breaking day at Commonwealth Games

Australian swimmers cut the best part of a second off the previous world record in the women’s 100m freestyle relay.

From The Daily Edge The Queen photobombed a selfie with a big grin at the Commonwealth Games Her Majeselfie
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