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#Commonwealth Games

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Two Pakistan boxers missing in Britain after Commonwealth Games
# MIA
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# MIA

Two Pakistan boxers missing in Britain after Commonwealth Games

Aug 11th 2022, 8:30 AM 5,896 Views 1 Comment

Suleman Baloch and Nazeerullah Khan failed to show up for the team’s scheduled departure.

# commonwealth-games - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Official confirms that 10 members of crisis-hit Sri Lankan team vanish from Commonwealth Games
# Concern
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# Concern

Official confirms that 10 members of crisis-hit Sri Lankan team vanish from Commonwealth Games

Aug 7th 2022, 12:08 PM 33,245 Views 8 Comments

Three of them – judoka Chamila Dilani, her manager Asela de Silva, and wrestler Shanith Chathuranga – had disappeared last week.

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Siblings Aidan and Michaela Walsh among several Irish stars boxing for gold on Sunday
# Boost
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# Boost

Siblings Aidan and Michaela Walsh among several Irish stars boxing for gold on Sunday

Aug 6th 2022, 9:35 PM 4,341 Views 0 Comments

Amy Broadhurst, Jude Gallagher, Carly McNaul and Dylan Eagleson are also guaranteed at least a silver.

Northern Ireland secure second gold medal at Commonwealth Games
# Happy Days
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# Happy Days

Northern Ireland secure second gold medal at Commonwealth Games

Aug 6th 2022, 9:15 PM 3,735 Views 0 Comments

Sam Barkley, Adam McKeown, Ian McClure and Martin McHugh raced to victory in Leamington Spa.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 5 August, 2022

Irish boxer Broadhurst guarantees medal at Commonwealth Games
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Irish boxer Broadhurst guarantees medal at Commonwealth Games

Aug 5th 2022, 8:22 AM 3,333 Views 3 Comments

The Dundalk native was too strong for her Zambian opponent last night.

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Trio of Irish boxers guaranteed bronze medals at Commonwealth Games
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Trio of Irish boxers guaranteed bronze medals at Commonwealth Games

Updated Aug 4th 2022, 3:15 PM 3,070 Views 0 Comments

Michaela Walsh, Aidan Walsh and Dylan Eagleson all came through quarter-finals in Birmingham today.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Joy for Northern Ireland as Firth claims gold while Wiffen takes silver at Commonwealth Games
# On The Podium
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# On The Podium

Joy for Northern Ireland as Firth claims gold while Wiffen takes silver at Commonwealth Games

Aug 3rd 2022, 10:57 PM 4,741 Views 5 Comments

Paralympic and World Champion Firth lead from start to finish in the women’s 200m freestyle S14.

Carly McNaul secures at least bronze but scales deny 'Irish derby' in semi
# Commonwealth Games
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# Commonwealth Games

Carly McNaul secures at least bronze but scales deny 'Irish derby' in semi

Aug 3rd 2022, 3:22 PM 3,551 Views 0 Comments

Boxing for Sierra Leone in the same division, McNaul’s fellow Irish champ Sara Haghighat-joo was unable to compete in her quarter-final.

# commonwealth-games - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Kiplimo dances to stunning 10,000m Commonwealth Games title
# Track And Field
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# Track And Field

Kiplimo dances to stunning 10,000m Commonwealth Games title

Aug 2nd 2022, 10:59 PM 5,249 Views 1 Comment

Kiplimo delivered a rousing performance on the first day of track and field in Birmingham.

McKeon makes Commonwealth history as Peaty roars back
# Back On Top
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# Back On Top

McKeon makes Commonwealth history as Peaty roars back

Updated Aug 2nd 2022, 10:38 PM 4,172 Views 2 Comments

England’s Brodie Williams took gold in the men’s 200m backstroke and Canada’s Joshua Liendo won the men’s 100m butterfly.

Hill qualifies for backstroke final, McClements sixth in butterfly final
# Swimming
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# Swimming

Hill qualifies for backstroke final, McClements sixth in butterfly final

Aug 2nd 2022, 9:52 PM 1,365 Views 0 Comments

Hill touched fourth in the second semi-final at the Commonwealth Games to advance in seventh place overall.

McAteer finishes sixth in vault final at Commonwealth Games
# Birmingham
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# Birmingham

McAteer finishes sixth in vault final at Commonwealth Games

Aug 2nd 2022, 8:30 PM 2,113 Views 0 Comments

England’s Jake Jarman took gold in the event.

# commonwealth-games - Sunday 31 July, 2022

South Africa put on a show to take gold over Olympic champions Fiji
# Surprise
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# Surprise

South Africa put on a show to take gold over Olympic champions Fiji

Jul 31st 2022, 10:17 PM 10,241 Views 1 Comment

In the women’s final, Faith Nathan scored two of Australia’s four tries in their 22-12 victory over Fiji.

Shock as Adam Peaty beaten and England’s James Wilby takes 100m breaststroke gold
# FORPEATSAKE
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# FORPEATSAKE

Shock as Adam Peaty beaten and England’s James Wilby takes 100m breaststroke gold

Jul 31st 2022, 10:05 PM 6,027 Views 0 Comments

The Englishman had never before lost a major final in his favoured event.

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final
# History Maker
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# History Maker

Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final

Jul 30th 2022, 11:59 PM 5,454 Views 0 Comments

The Larne athlete broke the Irish 50m Freestyle Record, clocking 25.15.

McAteer and Montgomery make history and join McClenaghan in Commonwealth gymnastics finals
# Moving On
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# Moving On

McAteer and Montgomery make history and join McClenaghan in Commonwealth gymnastics finals

Jul 30th 2022, 1:56 PM 4,129 Views 0 Comments

All three Northern Ireland athletes have progressed to next week’s finals.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 29 July, 2022

McClements wins Northern Ireland’s first swimming medal at Commonwealth Games
# Bronze
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# Bronze

McClements wins Northern Ireland’s first swimming medal at Commonwealth Games

Jul 29th 2022, 8:54 PM 2,397 Views 0 Comments

A brilliant swim saw the Newtownards man pick up bronze with a new PB.

Rhys McClenaghan sets the score to beat in pommel horse qualifying
# Commonwealth Games
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# Commonwealth Games

Rhys McClenaghan sets the score to beat in pommel horse qualifying

Jul 29th 2022, 5:29 PM 4,623 Views 1 Comment

Tokyo Olympian’s score of 14.350 was comfortably the best with two of the three qualification subdivisions completed.

Michelle Smith's 25-year-old record broken as Irish duo advance in Commonwealth Games
# Progress
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# Progress

Michelle Smith's 25-year-old record broken as Irish duo advance in Commonwealth Games

Jul 29th 2022, 1:40 PM 10,405 Views 6 Comments

Daniel Wiffen and Victoria Catterson both produced impressive swims.

# commonwealth-games - Monday 27 June, 2022

McClenaghan wins fight to compete at Commonwealth Games
# Overturned
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# Overturned

McClenaghan wins fight to compete at Commonwealth Games

Jun 27th 2022, 6:24 PM 3,161 Views 1 Comment

Rhys McClenaghan and two fellow Northern Ireland gymnasts have been cleared to compete at this summer’s Games.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 27 May, 2022

Northern Ireland gymnasts told to change Irish registration for Commonwealth Games
# Update
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# Update

Northern Ireland gymnasts told to change Irish registration for Commonwealth Games

May 27th 2022, 10:54 PM 40,787 Views 22 Comments

Rhys McClenaghan and two other gymnasts have been told they are ineligible to compete in the event this summer.

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 26 May, 2022

'Allow us to compete' - McClenaghan launches appeal after Commonwealth Games ban
# Justice
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# Justice

'Allow us to compete' - McClenaghan launches appeal after Commonwealth Games ban

Updated May 26th 2022, 8:19 PM 44,424 Views 28 Comments

The 22-year-old and two Northern Ireland team-mates have been told they are ineligible to compete in the event.

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 30 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 30th 2018, 7:15 AM 7,151 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 27,738 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 4,202 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
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# 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 35,842 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'
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# Baxin'

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

Apr 13th 2018, 2:19 PM 3,382 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
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# Friendly Games

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

Apr 12th 2018, 10:29 AM 4,138 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
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# Friendly Games

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

Apr 10th 2018, 10:05 AM 9,318 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
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# Commonwealth Games

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

Apr 9th 2018, 11:52 AM 30,074 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
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# Irreplaceable

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

Apr 8th 2018, 10:21 AM 19,205 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
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# Your Flexible Friend

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

Apr 7th 2018, 12:10 AM 5,537 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 5,126 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
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# Representing

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:21 PM 4,467 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 2,486 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 4,988 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 5,955 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 26,423 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 14,423 Views 99 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 3,295 Views 2 Comments

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

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