Archive for the ‘Sports/Commonwealth Games/News’ Category

‘Mission accomplished’ for Canada at Commonwealth Games

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Canada racked up more medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games than it did four years ago in New Delhi, India, and climbed back onto its traditional place on the Commonwealth medal podium, finishing third behind Australia and England.

Top Canadian performances in Glasgow

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
Patricia Bezzoubenko

There were plenty of elite performances from Canadian athletes during the Commonwealth Games. Which one stood out to you?

Frizell named flag-bearer at closing ceremony in Glasgow

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Sultana Frizell was named Canada's flagbearer for the closing ceremony after defending her gold medal from four years ago in impressive fashion.

Li wins historic Commonwealth badminton gold for Canada

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
Michelle Li

Michelle Li has captured Canada's first ever women's singles gold medal in badminton at the Commonwealth Games.

Bolt leads Jamaica to relay win in Glasgow

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt looked none the worse for wear while anchoring Jamaica’s win in the men’s 4x100-metre relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday, using a furious finishing kick to pull away from the competition.

Samir El-Mais wins boxing gold at Commonwealth Games

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Samir El-Mais

Samir El-Mais gave Canada its first boxing gold of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, winning the title in the men’s heavy (91 kg) class.

Jennifer Abel wins 3rd diving medal at Commonwealth Games

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Jennifer Abel

Canada’s Jennifer Abel added a silver medal to her Commonwealth Games collection on Saturday, finishing second in the women’s three-metre springboard competition.

Commonwealth Games come to a close in Glasgow

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Commonwealth Games closing ceremony

The curtain fell on the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Sunday with the closing ceremony in Hampden Park.

Botswana runner fails Commonwealth Games doping test

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Amantle Montsho

A runner from Botswana has become the second Commonwealth Games athlete to fail a doping test in Glasgow.

Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to 4x100m relay final

Friday, August 1st, 2014
Britain Commonwealth Games

On Friday, Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt led Jamaica to the 4x100-metre relay team to the final of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.