Friday, August 8, 2014
Nathan Adrian led all the way to win the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships on Wednesday, with Michael Phelps finishing next-to-last in a star-studded field.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
After disappointing in Delhi in 2010, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow were hailed as an unmitigated success, drawing some of the sporting world's top stars and packed crowds to venues.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Top seed PV Sindhu of India was beaten in the semifinals of the women's badminton singles as Michelle Li of Canada broke British and Asian dominance at the Commonwealth Games.
The Commonwealth Games end Sunday with England assured of top spot for the first time since 1986 but with deposed rivals Australia confident of a last hurrah before they host the 2018 edition.
Former world 400 meters champion Amantle Montsho has failed a drugs test at the Commonwealth Games, the Games Federation announced on Saturday.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Usain Bolt made a storming start to his Commonwealth Games Friday by leading Jamaica into the final of the 4x100-meter relay on a day when pint-sized gymnast Claudia Fragapane became England's best performer at a Games in 84 years.
Twenty-three Olympic medalists start trials on Saturday for the 2016 Rio Games in a bay littered with dead animals, television sets, sofas, shoes and not much clean water.
Botswanan tyro Nijel Amos trumped world record holder David Rudisha in thrilling style over 800 meters at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
Alex Dowsett said the disappointment of not being selected for the Tour de France spurred him on to claim Commonwealth gold in the individual time trial.
Joelle King's defense of the Commonwealth Games women's doubles squash title she won with Jaclyn Hawkes is over after she and new partner Amanda Landers-Murphy were beaten by Indians Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal 11-9, 11-5.