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# Commonwealth Games

Last year
Two Pakistan boxers missing in Britain after Commonwealth Games
Suleman Baloch and Nazeerullah Khan failed to show up for the team’s scheduled departure.
Official confirms that 10 members of crisis-hit Sri Lankan team vanish from Commonwealth Games
Three of them – judoka Chamila Dilani, her manager Asela de Silva, and wrestler Shanith Chathuranga – had disappeared last week.
Siblings Aidan and Michaela Walsh among several Irish stars boxing for gold on Sunday
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
Sam Barkley, Adam McKeown, Ian McClure and Martin McHugh raced to victory in Leamington Spa.
Irish boxer Broadhurst guarantees medal at Commonwealth Games
The Dundalk native was too strong for her Zambian opponent last night.
Trio of Irish boxers guaranteed bronze medals at Commonwealth Games
Michaela Walsh, Aidan Walsh and Dylan Eagleson all came through quarter-finals in Birmingham today.
Joy for Northern Ireland as Firth claims gold while Wiffen takes silver at Commonwealth Games
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
Boxing for Sierra Leone in the same division, McNaul’s fellow Irish champ Sara Haghighat-joo was unable to compete in her quarter-final.
Kiplimo dances to stunning 10,000m Commonwealth Games title
Kiplimo delivered a rousing performance on the first day of track and field in Birmingham.
McKeon makes Commonwealth history as Peaty roars back
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
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
England’s Jake Jarman took gold in the event.
South Africa put on a show to take gold over Olympic champions Fiji
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
The Englishman had never before lost a major final in his favoured event.
Ireland's fastest-ever female swimmer Hill breaks record as she qualifies for final
The Larne athlete broke the Irish 50m Freestyle Record, clocking 25.15.
McAteer and Montgomery make history and join McClenaghan in Commonwealth gymnastics finals
All three Northern Ireland athletes have progressed to next week’s finals.
McClements wins Northern Ireland’s first swimming medal at Commonwealth Games
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
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
Daniel Wiffen and Victoria Catterson both produced impressive swims.
McClenaghan wins fight to compete at Commonwealth Games
Rhys McClenaghan and two fellow Northern Ireland gymnasts have been cleared to compete at this summer’s Games.
Northern Ireland gymnasts told to change Irish registration for Commonwealth Games
Rhys McClenaghan and two other gymnasts have been told they are ineligible to compete in the event this summer.
'Allow us to compete' - McClenaghan launches appeal after Commonwealth Games ban
The 22-year-old and two Northern Ireland team-mates have been told they are ineligible to compete in the event.
All time
The English Commonwealth gold medalist who has switched to Ireland ahead of the Tokyo Olympics
Megan Fletcher switched allegiance to Ireland in late 2016 and has received funding to help her reach the 2020 games.
Missing Commonwealth Games athletes resurface in Sydney
More than a dozen athletes from four African nations have been missing since the games on the Gold Coast last month.
'He did not taste like tandoori chicken' - Indian wrestler in Games bite row
Sumit Malik won Commonwealth Games gold in the men’s 125kg freestyle class on Saturday
'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'
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
Six of 12 boxers from Team Northern Ireland have made it to Saturday’s finals.
Sean McComb given full backing as 'innocent victim' of nightclub disturbance
The Northern Ireland boxer was fined over the incident.
Australian athletes wait nearly four minutes to hug the last-place finisher in the 10,000m
The Commonwealth Games really lived up to their ‘Friendly Games’ billing.
Alice Kinsella, daughter of ex-Ireland midfielder Mark, strikes gymnastics gold for England
The 17-year-old won the women’s balance beam event.
'You don't replace Muhammad Ali' - Coe blasts Usain Bolt 'obsession'
Sebastian Coe insisted life will go on without the Jamaican as the 2018 Commonwealth Games take place.
'I don’t want to go and just take part in the competitions'
Co. Down native Rhys McClenaghan is gunning for medals in Australia this weekend.
Commonwealth Games boxing champ claims he was bitten in opening fight
Elsewhere, Ballymena’s Stephen Donnelly got his Games off to a winning start in the middleweight division.
'It's hard to describe. It was very surreal and a great, great honour to be there'
Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon and Tyrone’s Neamh Woods are teammates on the NI netball side at the Commonwealth Games.
Indian boxing official says syringes found in athletes village were for for vitamin injections
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
All eyes on Australia’s Gold Coast from tomorrow.
Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing
The government edict came to light last week when a team of girls from Tonga High School were pulled from a touch rugby tournament.
Poll: Should Ireland consider hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan put forward the idea yesterday.
'I think the sky is the limit': Shane Ross says Ireland should 'think about' hosting the Olympics
Meanwhile, Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan said Ireland should look into hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
'It's always great to have fun with the fans' - Bolt praises Commonwealth Games
The Jamaican helped his country to gold in the 100m relay last night.