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Okagbare and Bailey-Cole are Commonwealth Games 100m champions

GLASGOW (SportingAlert) — Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria and Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey-Cole won the men’s and women’s 100m titles at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park on Monday. Okagbare, who started the day as the 1/4 favourite to win the gold medal, showed her class against a very strong field on her way to clocking a … Continue reading Okagbare and Bailey-Cole are Commonwealth Games 100m champions

Lolo Jones, Steve Hooker Added To adidas Grand Prix Line Up

Olympic and World champion pole vaulter Steve Hooker of Australia and Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones of the United States will compete in a star-studded lineup at the adidas Grand Prix on Saturday, June 12, organizers announced Thursday.

Report: Kelly Sotherton set to snub Commonwealth Games

LONDON – Organizers of next year’s Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India have been hit with another blow following the news that Kelly Sotherton will not defend her heptathlon title. Sotherton, who won the title when Australia hosted the last Games in Melbourne in 2006, has decided that the timing of the meeting would not … Continue reading Report: Kelly Sotherton set to snub Commonwealth Games

Organisers say Commonwealth Games projects on target

India’s sports minister has insisted the country was on track to host the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. Doubts about India’s ability to stage the event have grown since Commonwealth Games Federation president Mike Fennell criticised the organising committee in September, seeking an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to salvage the Games. … Continue reading Organisers say Commonwealth Games projects on target