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Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz and warm glow

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ANDREW WINNING   (Reuters) – The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just ‘Friendly’ as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event. The success of the Games was assured with the golden seal of approval from Bolt, the world’s most recognisable athlete, […]

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Wilson wins 800m

In the Non-Diamond League event, newly crowned American Champ, Ajee Wilson gets the win at 1:59.68, winning by .26 seconds over Rose Mary Almanza (CUB).

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Taylor wins Triple Jump

In the 9th Diamond League meet, Christian Taylor (USA) finally gets a win against Will Claye (USA), with his final jump at 17.36. And with Chris Benard (USA) taking third, the Americans sweep the podium.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Schippers wins 200m

In the 9th Diamond League meet, Dafne Schippers (NED) just out dips Allyson Felix (USA) at the line for the win by .01 at 22.34 seconds. Both held off the Diamond League leader, Blessing Okagbare (NGR) who was third.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Great Britian wins 4x100m

In the Non-Diamond League event, with a history of DQ’s, the Great Britian A team gets it right and claim with win over the European Champs, Netherlands, by .52 seconds at 38.39.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Henderson wins Long Jump

In the Non-Diamond League event, recently crown American Champ, Jeff Henderson gets the win at 8.21 meters, beating his fellow American Michael Hartfield by .23 meters.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Coburn record, Ayalew wins

In the 9th Diamond League meet, in the Women’s 3000m Steeplechase, American Emma Coburn sets an American record at 9:11.42 in 2nd place. The race winner Hiwot Ayalew (ETH) set a world leading time at 9:10.64.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Harrison wins 100m hurdles

In the 9th Diamond League meet, Queen Harrison (USA) gets her first Diamond League win at 12.58, holding off fellow American Lolo Jones by .10 seconds. Meanwhile on the returning Olympic Champ, Sally Pearson (AUS) took 3rd.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Ahye wins 100m

In the Non-Diamond League event, Just when it looked like Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) was going to get the win, Michelle-Lee Ahye (TRI) stromed through to get the win at 11.01, winning by .09 seconds. Carmelita Jeter (USA) was 6th.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Rudisha wins 800m

In the 9th Diamond League meet, Olympic Champ David Rudisha (KEN) returns from injury and crushes the field by 2.31 second with a time of 1:43.34, equaling the world leading time.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Glasgow, Scotland: Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix Day #2

For the first time since 1968, Glasgow will host Grand Prix athletics as the prestigious IAAF Diamond League comes to the Scottish city on July 11-12. Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, the 2013 grand prix was held in London and saw a host of British and international champions in action at the venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Glasgow, Scotland: Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix Day #2 (Mobile)

For the first time since 1968, Glasgow will host Grand Prix athletics as the prestigious IAAF Diamond League comes to the Scottish city on July 11-12. Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, the 2013 grand prix was held in London and saw a host of British and international champions in action at the venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Bartoletta wins Long Jump

In the 9th Diamond League meet, Tianna Bartoletta (USA) gets her second Diamond League win at 6.98 meters and claims the Diamond League lead. Katarina Johnson-Thompson (GBR) takes 2nd, .06 meters back.

Yohan Blake’s Injury Woes Continue in Glasgow

Yohan Blake (Reuters/Phil Noble) (Reuters) – Yohan Blake’s injury troubles hit a new low as he pulled up during the 100 meters at Friday’s Diamond League meeting in Glasgow. Blake’s race ended after 60 meters with the Jamaican clutching his hamstring in obvious pain as his compatriot Nickel Ashmeade went on to win in 9.97 […]

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Great Britian wins 4x100m

In the non-Diamond League race, In the 9th Diamond League meet, Great Britian’s A team gets the win at 42.74, .62 seconds faster than their B team, meanwhile the mixed All-Star team, with Solomon and Knight, took 3rd and the Stars and Stripes finishe

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Gebrhiwet wins 5000m

In the 9th Diamond League meet, while Yenew Alamirew (ETH) manages to hold on to his Diamond League lead, he takes 2nd today, .67 seconds behind Hagos Gebrhiwet (ETH), who won with the slowest time this season at 13:11.09.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Lewis-Smallwood wins discus

In the 9th Diamond League meet, After four straight wins Sandra Perkovic (CRO) has her weakest performance and American Gia Lewis-Smallwood throws a personal best of 67.59 to get the win by 1.29 meters.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Hoffa wins shot put

In the 9th Diamond League meet, 2007 World Champ Reese Hoffa (USA) gets his second win this season, the only one to win two events, beating current World Champ David Storl (GER) by .29 meters at 21.67 and takes the Diamond League lead.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Culson wins 400m hurdles

In the 9th Diamond League meet, Javier Culson (PUR) whips the field by .34 seconds, with a time of 48.35. He now ties Michael Tinsley (USA), who was third, for the DL lead and Decathlon Champ Ashton Eaton (USA) took an impressive second place.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Hassan wins 1500m

In the 9th Diamond League meet, Sifan Hassan (NED) gets her second Diamond League win at 4:00.67, beating Abeda Aregawi (SWE) by .27 seconds, though Aregawi still leads the Diamond League by 4 points.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: McCorory wins 400m

In the 9th Diamond League meet, the indoor champ Francena McCorory (USA) gets the win at 49.93, beating fellow American Sanya Richard-Ross who has been coming back from injury, by .46 seconds.

2014 Diamond League: Glasgow: Ashmeade wins 100m

During the first day of the Diamond League meet in Glasgow, Nickel Ashmeade redeemed his Paris disqualification by grabbing the 100 meter win with a time of 9.97 seconds. After only 60 meters, fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake fell to the ground, clutching his hamstring in pain.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Glasgow, Scotland: Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix Day #1

For the first time since 1968, Glasgow will host Grand Prix athletics as the prestigious IAAF Diamond League comes to the Scottish city on July 11-12. Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, the 2013 grand prix was held in London and saw a host of British and international champions in action at the venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Glasgow, Scotland: Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix Day #1 (Mobile)

For the first time since 1968, Glasgow will host Grand Prix athletics as the prestigious IAAF Diamond League comes to the Scottish city on July 11-12. Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, the 2013 grand prix was held in London and saw a host of British and international champions in action at the venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Diamond League Glasgow Preview

Carmelita Jeter (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Max Meyer Glasgow is the ninth leg of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League. This is the first time since 1968 that Glasgow will host the Diamond League, as the meet is usually held in London. Here are the top events to watch on Friday and Saturday. Friday at 2 PM ET LIVE on […]

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day #2 (Mobile)

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day #2

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

2014 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow, Scotland: Day 1

The 2013–14 IRB Sevens World Series, known for sponsorship reasons as the HSBC Sevens World Series, will be the 15th annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999–2000.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow: Hardest Hits

Crazy fans, hard hits, and rough tackles — what’s not to like about the high speed game of Rugby Sevens?!

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow: Top 6 Tries

From awesome runs toamazing kicks, check out all the best scores of the Finals from Glasgow.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow: South Africa wins Cup

New Zealand may have scored enough points to win the World Series for an 11th time, but South Africa beats New Zealand for the third time in a Cup final this season, 28-21.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow: USA vs Argentina

Argentina stuck around and played tough all game, but the United States managed to win their first Plate final of the season, 17-7.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow: USA vs Fiji

For the second tournament in a row, the American Eagles defeated Fiji 22-7, as they advanced to the Plate Final while subsequently securing their core team status for next year.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow: USA vs South Africa

South Africa gets their 25th victory over the USA in the Cup Quarter Final, as they move on to the Semi-Final, 22-5.

2013 IRB Sevens World Series: Glasgow: Day 2

Round 8 of the HSBC Sevens World Series will see sixteen international rugby 7s teams battle it out for the Ned Haig Cup and precious Series points.

2013 IRB Sevens World Series: Glasgow: Day 2 (mobile)

Round 8 of the HSBC Sevens World Series will see sixteen international rugby 7s teams battle it out for the Ned Haig Cup and precious Series points.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: Vogel wins Keirin

Kristina Vogel (GER) takes the lead in the final lap, holding on for the win.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: Hansen wins Individual Pursuit

Lasse Norman Hansen (DEN) beats Martyn Irvine (IRL) by 1.870 seconds in the pursuit.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: Boetticher wins Sprints

Stefan Boetticher beats his fellow German countryman Robert Foerstemann 2-0, to win his second gold of the weekend.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: British Women win Team Pursuit

Rebecca James and Jessica Varnish score another win during the Track Cycling World Cup in Glasgow, leading by .674 seconds over Spain.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: Demark wins Men’s Team Pursuit

Even after starting strong, during the race Gernany’s team began to come apart and was lapped by team Denmark toward the end of the event.

2012 UCI Track Cycling: World Cup: Glasgow: Boetticher survives crash for Keirin win

Stefan Boetticher (GER) grabbed the win in the Keirin final, after barely escaping getting caught in Jason Kenny’s (GBR) finish line wipeout.

World 100m champion Magnussen splits with coach

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – World 100 meters freestyle champion swimmer James Magnussen is gambling on a new coach taking him to Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after parting ways with his long-time mentor Brant Best. The 23-year-old Australian successfully defended his title at the world championships in Barcelona last year but […]

2014-2015 Rugby Viewing Schedule

Date Event TV Time (ET) Live Online (ET) 10/12 Rugby Sevens World Series: Gold Coast 11:00 PM  TBD 11/29 Barbarians FC vs. Fiji 9:30 AM TBD 12/6 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai 5:00 PM TBD 12/11 Oxford vs. Cambridge 9:00 AM TBD 12/14 Rugby Sevens World Series: Port Elizabeth 8:00 PM TBD 2/7 Rugby Sevens World Series: Wellington TBD TBD 2/15 Rugby Sevens […]

Injured Magnussen pulls out of Singapore invitational

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – Injury has forced Australia’s dual world champion James Magnussen to pull out of Friday’s Singapore Swim Stars, a lucrative invitational meet where he was due to face Olympic champion Nathan Adrian of the United States. Magnussen, who won the 100 meters freestyle at the 2011 and 2013 world championships but […]

Usain Bolt Ends 2014 Season Early

Usain Bolt (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett) Aug 24 (Reuters) – World record holder and six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has decided to end his 2014 season and will not compete in the 100 meters in Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League Final in Zurich, organizers said on Sunday. The decision, which Bolt’s manager Ricky Simms confirmed to Reuters, came […]

Usain Bolt Breaks World Indoor 100m Record

Usain Bolt (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel) WARSAW, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt broke 10 seconds for the first time this season when he won a 100m race under a closed roof at the National Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday. The Jamaican clocked 9.98 seconds into a slight breeze at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial […]

2014 Diamond League: Stockholm: Bartoletta wins Long Jump

Tianna Bartoletta (USA), in a season minus Brittney Reese (USA) wins her 3rd event this season at 6.98 meters (matching what she jumped in Glasgow). She leads the Diamond League by 4 point with the final left.

Aussie breaststroker Sprenger pulls out of Pan Pacs

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALBERT GEA   (Reuters) – World 100 meters breaststroke champion Christian Sprenger has withdrawn from for this month’s Pan Pacific swimming championships in his nativeAustralia because of a shoulder injury. Sprenger unsuccessfully battled through the pain at the recent Commonwealth Games and has opted to miss the Pan Pacs on medical advice with […]

Usain Bolt Plans to Retire in 2017

Usain Bolt (REUTERS/Phil Noble) By Sam Holden GLASGOW, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has repeated his intention to continue competing until the world championships in 2017 after winning relay gold at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. The world’s fastest man had planned to retire after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic […]

Usain Bolt Anchors Jamaica to 4x100m Title

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett) By Michael Hann GLASGOW, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt stole the show to give the Commonwealth Games the moment it had been waiting for by leading Jamaica to gold in the 4×100 metres relay on Saturday. After weeks of build-up, anticipation […]

Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia’s swim team head into next month’s showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The Australians, who won just one gold medal at the 2012 Olympics, earned […]

Kemar Bailey-Cole Steps Out of Usain Bolt’s Shadow

Kemar Bailey-Cole (Andrew Winning/Reuters) By Michael Hann (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole took advantage of the Olympic champion’s absence to coolly grab 100 meters gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday but Veronica Campbell Brown failed to seal a Jamaican double. With the six-time Olympic champion and world record holder Bolt only […]

Bolt Says His Best is Yet to Come

 Photo Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster as he targets the 2015 world championships and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. It has been five years since Bolt set the 100m world record […]

2014 Race Unlikely Between Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) (Reuters) – Usain Bolt will return to Rio de Janeiro next month to run a special 100 meters on the beach, he said on his website on Sunday, but the Jamaican world record holder is now unlikely to race against Justin Gatlin this year. The six times Olympic gold […]

 
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