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 Commonwealth

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

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. New Delhi

Jamaica's Omar Brown open to defend Commonwealth Games 200m title

By Gary Smith, World-Track KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Reigning Commonwealth Games champion Omar Brown has not ruled out defending his 200 metres title at the New Delhi Games in India next year. Brown, who won the title in close finish with Stephan Buckland of Mauritius and fellow countryman Chris Williams at the 2006 event in Melbourne, Australia, returned

Powell will not commit to defending Commonwealth Games 100m title

By Steve Campbell, World-Track RIETI, Italy -- Former 100-metres world record holder Asafa Powell is still uncertain as whether he will defend his Commonwealth Games title, but the sprinter is not ruling out the possibility. Powell, a back-to-back World Championships bronze medallist over the 100m, won the event at the last Games in Melbourne, Australia in 2006

Indian officials confident Bolt will be at Commonwealth Games

By Kantrel King, World-Track DELHI -- Indian athletics officials are confident the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, will be part of the Jamaican team for next year's Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Bolt was the hot favourite to win the men's 200 metres at the last Games in Melbourne, Australia in 2006, but was forced to skip the