Jamaica’s Maurice Smith Pulls Out Of Commonwealth Games

Maurice Smith, one of Jamaica’s few medal favourites for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, has withdrawn from the team days before the team is scheduled to depart for the Games. Smith, a decathlon silver medallist at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics in Osaka, Japan, reportedly informed members of Jamaica’s management team yesterday after-noon […]

Triple Jumper Phillips Idowu Could Make CWG U-turn

Phillips Idowu may yet compete in the 2010 Commonwealth Games despite announcing his withdrawal from the event on Tuesday. Idowu, who is the defending triple jump champion, confirmed his absence following news of a fallen bridge in Delhi. Organisers of the Games have been working around the clock to fight endless setbacks in the build-up […]