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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
# Switching Sides
From The42
# Switching Sides

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

Jun 30th 2018, 7:15 AM 7,122 Views 3 Comments

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

Missing Commonwealth Games athletes resurface in Sydney
# Asylum
# Asylum

Missing Commonwealth Games athletes resurface in Sydney

May 15th 2018, 9:06 AM 27,721 Views 22 Comments

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
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

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

Apr 14th 2018, 4:54 PM 4,175 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Taking A Stand
From The42
# Taking A Stand

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

Updated Apr 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 35,783 Views 7 Comments

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
# Baxin'
From The42
# Baxin'

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

Apr 13th 2018, 2:19 PM 3,361 Views 4 Comments

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
# Friendly Games
From The42
# Friendly Games

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

Apr 12th 2018, 10:29 AM 4,110 Views 0 Comments

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
# Friendly Games
From The42
# Friendly Games

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

Apr 10th 2018, 10:05 AM 9,280 Views 6 Comments

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
# Commonwealth Games
From The42
# Commonwealth Games

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

Apr 9th 2018, 11:52 AM 29,988 Views 31 Comments

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'
# Irreplaceable
From The42
# Irreplaceable

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

Apr 8th 2018, 10:21 AM 19,162 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Your Flexible Friend
From The42
# Your Flexible Friend

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

Apr 7th 2018, 12:10 AM 5,490 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bit Of Bite
From The42
# Bit Of Bite

Commonwealth Games boxing champ claims he was bitten in opening fight

Apr 6th 2018, 10:40 AM 5,111 Views 3 Comments

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
From The42
# Representing

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:21 PM 4,442 Views 1 Comment

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
# Commonwealth Games
From The42
# Commonwealth Games

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 4:55 PM 2,472 Views 3 Comments

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
# Leading The Charge
From The42
# Leading The Charge

Ciara Mageean named Northern Ireland athletics captain for Commonwealth Games

Apr 3rd 2018, 9:24 AM 4,961 Views 4 Comments

All eyes on Australia’s Gold Coast from tomorrow.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing

Mar 21st 2018, 10:30 AM 5,917 Views 6 Comments

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

Poll: Should Ireland consider hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland consider hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games?

Jul 13th 2017, 8:51 AM 25,904 Views 109 Comments

Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan put forward the idea yesterday.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 12th 2017, 2:03 PM 14,397 Views 98 Comments

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
# Superstar
From The42
# Superstar

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

Aug 3rd 2014, 11:04 AM 3,271 Views 2 Comments

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
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

VIDEO: Unstoppable Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to relay gold

Aug 2nd 2014, 10:37 PM 6,315 Views 3 Comments

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
# Podium
From The42
# Podium

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

Aug 2nd 2014, 5:17 PM 32,816 Views 36 Comments

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

Barnes and Conlan win Commonwealth gold as Walsh feels 'cheated' after silver
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

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

Aug 2nd 2014, 4:15 PM 20,600 Views 17 Comments

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

Former world champion Montsho fails drugs test at Commonwealth Games
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Former world champion Montsho fails drugs test at Commonwealth Games

Aug 2nd 2014, 3:39 PM 3,217 Views 3 Comments

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
# Superstar
From The42
# Superstar

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

Aug 2nd 2014, 10:45 AM 4,846 Views 2 Comments

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
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

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

Aug 1st 2014, 11:59 PM 6,673 Views 3 Comments

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
# Friday
From The42
# Friday

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

Aug 1st 2014, 8:10 PM 7,645 Views 1 Comment

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
# Crunch Time
From The42
# Crunch Time

Northern Ireland look for golden return from nine boxers

Jul 31st 2014, 10:12 PM 4,781 Views 9 Comments

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
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Northern Irish quartet all secure medals at Commonwealth Games

Jul 30th 2014, 7:31 PM 4,029 Views 0 Comments

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

Bolt denies reports he called Glasgow 2014 'a bit s**t'
# Dismissal
From The42
# Dismissal

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

Jul 30th 2014, 2:06 PM 5,550 Views 5 Comments

“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
# A Sample
From The42
# A Sample

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

Jul 29th 2014, 11:40 AM 16,644 Views 42 Comments

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
From The42
# Glasgow 2014

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

Jul 29th 2014, 10:15 AM 7,876 Views 8 Comments

Kemar Bailey-Cole, this is your night.

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

Britain's royal family is on a photobombing rampage at the Commonwealth Games

Jul 29th 2014, 8:33 AM 4,340 Views 1 Comment

Out of control.

# commonwealth-games - Monday 28 July, 2014

Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan on brink of Commonwealth Games medals
# Glasgow 2014
From The42
# Glasgow 2014

Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan on brink of Commonwealth Games medals

Jul 28th 2014, 8:18 PM 4,737 Views 5 Comments

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
# Monday
From The42
# Monday

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

Jul 28th 2014, 8:17 PM 9,365 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Little Scottish boy tries to race marathon runners... and it ends in a faceplant

Jul 28th 2014, 7:47 AM 8,493 Views 6 Comments

He ALMOST won.

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Martyn Irvine back on track in the Commonwealth Games today
# Pedigree
From The42
# Pedigree

Martyn Irvine back on track in the Commonwealth Games today

Jul 26th 2014, 7:19 AM 1,901 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drive
From The42
# Drive

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

Jul 25th 2014, 3:52 PM 2,341 Views 3 Comments

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

Michael Conlan is itching to fight in the Commonwealth Games today
# Glasgow 2014
From The42
# Glasgow 2014

Michael Conlan is itching to fight in the Commonwealth Games today

Jul 25th 2014, 6:54 AM 3,380 Views 12 Comments

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
# Thursday
From The42
# Thursday

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

Jul 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 11,984 Views 5 Comments

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
# Medal Trail
From The42
# Medal Trail

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

Jul 24th 2014, 7:20 PM 4,299 Views 2 Comments

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

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

The Queen photobombed a selfie with a big grin at the Commonwealth Games

Jul 24th 2014, 1:45 PM 31,246 Views 50 Comments

From behind a fence. #sneaky

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