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Andrew Riley Wins Gold For Jamaica in Men’s 110m Hurdles Finals at The Commonwealth Games

Jamaica’s Andrew Riley won the men’s 110m hurdles gold medal clocking 13.32 seconds at the XX Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland, today.

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Kimberly Williams Wins Female Triple Jump Gold at The Commonwealth Games

Kimberly Williams won gold in the women’s triple jump at the XX Commonwealth Games today. Her winning jump was 14.21 metres.

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Jamaica Strikes Gold, Silver & Bronze in Women’s 400m Finals at The Commonwealth Games

Jamaica copped a clean sweep in the women’s 400m finals at the XX Commonwealth Games today. Stephanie McPherson (50.67s) won from Novelene Williams Mills (50.86s) with Christine Day (51.09) on third. Defending champion Amantle Montsho of Botswana was beaten into fourth spot.  

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O’Dayne Richard Wins Commonwealth Shot Put Gold

Jamaican O’Dayne Richard produced a championship and national record of 21.61 metres to win Jamaica’s first ever gold medal in the Shot Put at the Commonwealth Games this afternoon. Tom Walsh of New Zealand who could only manage 21.19 metres got silver. Tim Nedow of Canada took the bronze with 20.59m, while Jamaica’s other competitor Raymond Brown placed 8th with ...

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Kemar Bailey Cole Strikes Gold in The Commonwealth Games 100m Finals

Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey Cole won the Commonwealth Games 100m today in 10.00s ahead of UK’s rising star Adam Gemili. Nickel Ashmeade also of Jamaica was third in 10.16s. It was the Racer’s Track Club member’s first personal gold medal at a major athletic championship.

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Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali Wins Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali became only the sixth man in history to win all three of cycling’s major tours as he sealed victory in this year’s Tour de France on the Champs Elysees yesterday. Alberto Contador was one of the favorites for this year’s race, but crashed out, as did reigning champion Chris Froome of Britain. Nibali crossed the line then went ...

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Alia Atkinson Takes Commonwealth Silver in 50-metre Breaststroke Finals

The beautiful and very proud Jamaican Alia Atkinson shows off her silver medal won in the 50-metre breaststroke final today in the Commonwealth Games taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. Atkinson clocked a time of 30.67s to secure silver. The race was won by Australia’s Leiston Pickett in 30.59s. Third went to Scotland’s Corrie Scott in a time of 30.75s

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Alia Atkinson Swims Commonwealth Games Record in 50m Breaststroke

Jamaican Swimmer Alia Atkinson swam a Commonwealth Games record of 30.49s to win Heat Three of the women’s 50-metre breaststroke as swimming got underway at the Tollcross Swimming Centre today. Atkinson, 25, has booked her place in the semi-finals set for Thursday evening at 8:00 pm (2:00 pm Jamaica time). The gold medal race is scheduled for Friday at 7:05 ...

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Yohan Blake Undergoes Hamstring Surgery And Will Be Out For The Remainder of 2014

Yohan Blake will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after undergoing surgery in Germany to repair a damaged hamstring muscle. Blake, the 2011 World 100-metre champion, damaged the muscle while competing at the Diamond League meet in Glasgow, Scotland, almost two weeks ago. The athlete’s coach, Glen Mills, confirmed that Blake underwent surgery, but said he didn’t have much ...

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Usain Bolt is Ready For The Commonwealth Games Relay

Usain Bolt, Jamaica’s sixteen-time Olympic and World Championship medalist, has declared that he is ready to put on a good show in the sprint relay at the Commonwealth Games. Bolt has just recovered from a minor foot surgery and a hamstring injury. Bolt, who has been training twice per day, after missing 8 to 9 weeks of training, confidently said ...

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