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#Commonwealth Games

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The42 POLL: How interested are you in the Commonwealth Games? Glasgow 2014 This post contains a poll

POLL: How interested are you in the Commonwealth Games?

Events got under way in Glasgow this morning. But will you be bothered watching?

From The Daily Edge John Barrowman's gay kiss at Commonwealth Games illegal in 42 Commonwealth countries Glasgow Kiss

John Barrowman's gay kiss at Commonwealth Games illegal in 42 Commonwealth countries

John Barrowman laid a smacked on another performer at the opening ceremony.

From The42 Kearney, Reid and the other athletes to look out for at the Commonwealth Games today Glasgow 2014

Kearney, Reid and the other athletes to look out for at the Commonwealth Games today

We’ve got Irish Olympians competing in swimming, judo and triathlon in Glasgow.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From The42 Celtic Park hosts Queen Elizabeth for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony Glasgow 2014

Celtic Park hosts Queen Elizabeth for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

40,000 people packed into Celtic’s home ground to get the 20th Games under way.

From The42 Did you know Jason Statham competed at the Commonwealth Games? Lock Stock

Did you know Jason Statham competed at the Commonwealth Games?

The Hollywood hardman represented England in diving way back in 1990.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 10 January, 2014

From The42 Pregnant Ennis-Hill to miss Commonwealth Games On Track

Pregnant Ennis-Hill to miss Commonwealth Games

The child will be the first for the 27-year-old Olympic champ and husband Andy Hill.

# commonwealth-games - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Plans to allow children aged 12 to use guns legally in NI

The changes would mean children could use firearms in “extremely supervised circumstances”.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From The42 Celtic look at option of playing Champions League games in Ireland Close Ties

Celtic look at option of playing Champions League games in Ireland

Celtic Park will be temporarily unavailable due to the Commonwealth Games next summer.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

From The42 Smith confirmed as new coach of Women's Irish Hockey team Appointment

Smith confirmed as new coach of Women's Irish Hockey team

He previously served for six years as Assistant Coach of the New Zealand Men’s team.

# commonwealth-games - Monday 27 December, 2010

2010 in review: September Review2010 This post contains videos

2010 in review: September

A ‘final’ cost on Anglo Irish Bank, scorn for Conor Lenihan, and questions over Brian Cowen’s Morning Ireland performance.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 15 October, 2010

From The42 Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test Commonwealth Games

Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test

After 100m ‘winner’ Damola Osayomi and hurdler Samuel Okon, now Folashade Abugan fails a steroid test.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

From The42 Gold for Barnes and Gallagher in Delhi Boxing

Gold for Barnes and Gallagher in Delhi

Northern boxers both win gold at Commonwealth Games.

From The42 Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games Games

Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games

Walker Rani Yadav becomes the third athlete suspended over doping after testing positive for Nandrolene.

# commonwealth-games - Monday 11 October, 2010

From The42 Commonwealth Games gold medallist fails drugs test Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games gold medallist fails drugs test

Nigeria’s Damola Osayomi – who won the women’s 100m – has tested positive for banned stimulants.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 8 October, 2010

Delhi belly not affecting some athletes' out-of-hours performance

Commonwealth Games organisers are working round the clock to remove condoms from blocked drains.

From The42 Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified Commonwealth Games

Aussie sprinter takes gold only to be disqualified

Sally Pearson wins gold at the Commonwealth Games but is disqualified hours later after England protest.

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 7 October, 2010

From The42 Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug Delhi Belly

Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug

The Commonwealth Games hit another snag: a fifth of English swimmers have an upset stomach and blame the pool.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

From The42 Track repairs continue as athletics events loom Games

Track repairs continue as athletics events loom

Further woes for organisers of Games in Delhi as athletics track isn’t ready and hockey team made play in 80% humidity.

# commonwealth-games - Sunday 3 October, 2010

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Things you need to know by 9am.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

From The Daily Edge Commonwealth Games unveil secret policing weapon... monkeys Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games unveil secret policing weapon... monkeys

Games officials enlist the help of Langur monkeys as problems with packs of wild monkeys grow.

# commonwealth-games - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

From The42 England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’ Commonwealth Games

England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’

The first English athletes arrive at the Commonwealth Games accommodation having spent the weekend in hotels.

# commonwealth-games - Saturday 25 September, 2010

From The42 Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed Games

Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed

Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.

# commonwealth-games - Friday 24 September, 2010

From The42 Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games Games

Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games

Two countries confirm they will attend troubled Games as athletes begin to arrive.

From The42 NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation Commonwealth Games

NI athletes to decide on Commonwealth Games participation

Northern Ireland could withdraw from troubled Games, despite urging from all quarters to participate.

# commonwealth-games - Thursday 23 September, 2010

From The42 Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms Commonwealth Games

Delhi 'sorry' as Commonwealth Games crisis looms

The organising committee of the already ill-fated games apologises for the ‘collective failure’ over living conditions.

# commonwealth-games - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

From The42 Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue Commonwealth Games This post contains videos

Roof collapses at Commonwealth Games weightlifting venue

A day after the Scottish team turns down the accommodation in Delhi, the roof collapses just 11 days before the games.

# commonwealth-games - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

From The42 Athlete housing 'not fit for humans' Commonwealth Games

Athlete housing 'not fit for humans'

Team Scotland say that athlete’s accommodation needs serious improvement before Games start on 3 October.

# commonwealth-games - Sunday 19 September, 2010

2 tourists shot outside New Delhi mosque

Preparations for Commonwealth Games thrown into disarray as two Taiwanese tourists shot at major tourist attraction.