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Glasgow: Two days to go
Glasgow: Two days to go

With just two days to go until the XX Commonwealth Games open in Glasgow, Herald reporters David Leggat and Kris Shannon…

48 athletes get late reprieves after administrative errors

Administrative oversights are given as one reason 48 athletes have been given a late reprieve for the Commonwealth Games. The…

Triathlon: Samuels to make most of Games reprieve

She needed an 11th hour reprieve to earn a ticket to Glasgow but Nicky Samuels denies there is a point to prove during Thursday's…

Commonwealth Games: Weightlifter battling the odds again

For the second straight Commonwealth Games, Kiwi weightlifter Stanislav Chalaev will be overcoming adversity in the pursuit…

Defending champs confident of shooting repeat
Defending champs confident of shooting repeat

Defending champion fullbore pair Mike Collings and John Snowden are confident they are on target to press for a repeat when…

Commonwealth Games: Gates misses out on cycling spot
Commonwealth Games: Gates misses out on cycling spot

Luckless Aaron Gate has missed out on a chance to ride at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The Auckland pursuit rider was…

Commonwealth Games: Wiggins holds no fears for Kiwi cyclists
Commonwealth Games: Wiggins holds no fears for Kiwi cyclists

Bradley Who? If the idea of the champion British rider Bradley Wiggins returning to the track and being a catalyst for English…

Black Sticks fall to Aussies in warmup
Black Sticks fall to Aussies in warmup

Australia won the skirmish before the real battle when the Commonwealth's top two women's hockey nations met in Glasgow…

Athletics

Games 2014: Ones to watch
Games 2014: Ones to watch

The XX Commonwealth Games open on Thursday morning with New Zealand sending 232 athletes to the quadrennial gathering of…

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Cycling

Jack Bauer's 'beautiful agony'
Jack Bauer's 'beautiful agony'

Jack Bauer knows better than most why they call the Tour de France the "the beautiful agony". The powerful rouleur had…

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Commonwealth Games

Snyders thrives in the sun
Snyders thrives in the sun

Glenn Snyders cut a distinctive figure with his California tan at the New Zealand flag raising ceremony…

Glasgow's hive of activity for supporters

"People Make Glasgow", the marketing campaign proclaims, welcoming athletes, fans and officials to Scotland's largest city…

Scotty Stevenson: Pakistan's bowlers run Glasgow curry kitchen

Qureshi Ayub Mohammed and Ali Shan Muzahir have become famous for something other than their curry: they are Pakistan's…

All you need to know about the Commonwealth Games

Glasgow hosts the 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games starting Thursday NZT, the third time it will be held in Scotland…

Fleeting Bolt visit could be key to Glasgow Games
Fleeting Bolt visit could be key to Glasgow Games

Competing in just one event, Usain Bolt is likely to race in Glasgow for less than 20 seconds. Just…

Comm Games: Veteran pair with eyes on prize

A fourth Commonwealth Games is a time for reflection and a renewal of responsibilities for Dean Couzins and Phil Burrows. The…

Kiwi athletes welcomed to Glasgow

Before the staid official ceremony on a grey Glasgow evening, the Kiwi Commonwealth Games team were welcomed to the athletes'…

David Leggat: Glasgow's chance to shine

Those arriving for the first time in Glasgow yesterday would be thinking the stories they'd heard about the climate were…

Commonwealth Games: 18th Games medal in sight

He is a 60-year-old English grandfather gunning for gold, a target that will make him the most successful competitor in…

Kiwi team focus on fast recovery in Glasgow
Kiwi team focus on fast recovery in Glasgow

New Zealand are hoping to derive benefits from a high performance centre they have established within…

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Rugby Sevens

Commonwealth Games: Unbeaten sevens record drives us - Forbes
Commonwealth Games: Unbeaten sevens record drives us - Forbes

New Zealand's unbeaten record in sevens at the Commonwealth Games creates certain pressure but DJ Forbes believes it will…

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Commonwealth Games

David Leggat David Leggat
Snyders thrives in the sun

Glenn Snyders cut a distinctive figure with his California… More

Kris Shannon Kris Shannon
Glasgow: Two days to go

With just two days to go until the XX Commonwealth… More

Hockey

Commonwealth Games: Black Sticks arrive on a high
Commonwealth Games: Black Sticks arrive on a high

New Zealand vs Australia; in a couple of weeks it could be the Commonwealth Games gold medal match. Early tomorrow (NZT)…

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Medal table

Commonwealth Games: 2010 medal table
Commonwealth Games: 2010 medal table

A look back on the medal table of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Australia led the way four years ago with 177 medals in…

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Netball

Netball: Aussie coach takes over at Tactix
Netball: Aussie coach takes over at Tactix

Two of the five New Zealand transtasman league franchises will be coached by Australians next season after the Tactix today…

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