Commonwealth Games

Australia to hold coaching workshops for RI coaches, athletes

A group of Australian sports scientists and retired elite athletes will deliver a series of workshops and coaching clinics this week for Indonesian …

Not much I can do if someone decides not to compete

Highlights<p><i>1</i><p>Sushil made a return to the National Championships after a gap of eight years<p><i>2</i><p>He was handed walkovers in the last three rounds in the 74kg …

Olympics

Media Release - Huw looking to Hammer his way to Commonwealth Games at ATLAS

<b>WHAT: ATLAS TRACK AND FIELD MEET #1<br>WHEN: 1st DECEMBER 2017, 7:00PM<br>WHERE: DOMAIN ATHLETICS CENTRE, HOBART</b><p>The competition to represent Australia in …

Athletics

Sunday Chat: 'You do not replace a legend with a legend'

BADMINTON legend Morten Frost, who is a BAM former technical director, speaks with Timesport before he leaves Malaysia next month.<p><b>QUESTION: What is</b> …

Freeman back inspiring a nation | Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Catherine Freeman is standing on a sporting field in an isolated Indigenous community surrounded by kids and she is positively beaming.<p>There’s a …

Athletics

Roos complete clean sweep

Gerringong’s Grace Stewart and Shellharbour’s Mikaela Patterson have helped the Hockeyroos make a clean sweep of Japan with a resounding 8-1 …

Sport (Australia)

Concerns over doping as top athletes skip national camp

With elite athletes avoiding the ongoing national camp, opting to train on their own instead, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has raised …

Sports (India)

Swimming with the home pool advantage | Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell and Emma McKeon created one of Australian swimming’s most iconic Games moments in Glasgow and are set to chase history …

Olympics

Challenge Confirm 20 metre No Drafting Rule For The Championship 2018

A new look Australian Commonwealth Games triathlon team has been unveiled on the Gold Coast today – heralding an exciting era for the sport that made …

Olympics

Ticket alert for SA Commonwealth Games fans!

South African sports fans hoping for tickets to next year’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia need to be on high alert on Monday, 20 …

Sport (South Africa)

Side Entry: RWC bid – losing not entirely a bad thing

2017-11-19 06:08<p>Simnikiwe Xabanisa.<p>Johannesburg - On Wednesday evening, South African rugby fans turned Twitter blue with righteous anger at being …

Sport (South Africa)

Olympic legend reveals he's part Brummie as he backs Commonwealth Games

OLYMPIC legend Sir Steve Redgrave has backed Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games – and revealed he’s part BRUMMIE!<p>The champion, who picked …

Birmingham, UK

Youth Olympian Stans gunning for Gold Coast

She represented South Africa at the last Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China three years ago and now Leanco Stans’ quest to qualify for next year’s …

Sport (South Africa)

Bulldogs owner offers matching dollars for new arena

Where it might be built is secondary, however. Eisenberger had previously cited the cost of building a new arena as the central issue in any …

Canadian News

MONA FOR MERMAID! A Hecke of a challenge for Shakin' Ray Stevens

<b>Shakin' Ray Stevens may be in trouble in Mermaid Beach, with a credible, community-minded Independent candidate, Mona Hecke, challenging him at the</b> …

Creative Commons

Retired doctor enjoys best of wealth thanks to equity release

Archie Walker is able to enjoy his retirement after releasing a tax-free cash lump from his property, and has even used the extra money to travel on …

Curling

Van Niekerk puts short sprint goals on the back-burner

JOHANNESBURG - Wayde van Niekerk’s first love may be the shorter sprints but he will have to put it on the back-burner once he is back to full …

Sport (South Africa)

Athletics: Semenya to attempt double again at Commonwealth Games

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Caster Semenya will again attempt the 800 metres and 1500m double at next year's Commonwealth Games before setting her sights on a world record.<p>The 26-year-old South African won gold in the shorter distance and a surprise bronze in the 1500m at the World Championship in …

Olympics

British Olympian Jess Lloyd Retires at 22

British Olympian and two-time Commonwealth Games medalist <b>Jess Lloyd</b> is retiring at the age of 22, after taking time away from the sport in 2015 and …

Swimming

After university comes a place by the pool

Chris Wright’s studies were always going to play a part once he called time on life as an elite swimmer. And so it has come to pass with his Bachelor …

Australian Universities

Prince Charles is 69, and he's preparing to take over the British throne

As Prince Charles celebrates his birthday Tuesday, he’ll have spent five years as the oldest heir to the British throne for 300 years.<p>But his role in …

Royal Family

Manitoba triathlete to wear Maple Leaf at Commonwealth Games

Manitoba triathlete Tyler Mislawchuk will represent Canada at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.<p>The 23-year-old Oak Bluff native, who finished …

Canadian News

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

She returned to international competition just 13 weeks after giving birth and now walker Claire Tallent is on course for GC2018, eight years after …

Athletics

Glaetzer breaks sea-level speed barrier

2017-11-12 23:13<p>Matthew Glaetzer (AP)<p>Manchester - Australia's <b>Matthew Glaetzer</b> said he had surprised himself by becoming the first rider to break the …

Sport (South Africa)

Commonwealth Games volunteer uniforms revealed

The uniforms for thousands of Commonwealth Games volunteers have been unveiled on the Gold Coast.<p>The outfits created by Hard Yakka feature citrus and …

Racing the clock for a spot on Games team

<b>COMMONWEALTH GAMES:</b> Less than a second is all that stands between star Eungella sprinter Craig Burns and his dream of becoming a dual Commonwealth …

Athletics

Hockeyroos and Kookaburras try to find world-beating form at International Festival of Hockey

Hockeyroos comeback kid Emily Hurtz says Australia will need to be at their best to overcome Japan on Saturday and qualify for the International …

Brisbane

Diamond's gold sold to British Olympian

The Sydney Olympic gold medal won by Australian shooting legend Michael Diamond now belongs to a former British Olympic fencer.<p>The 2000 Olympic medal …

Olympics

Prestige of UCI Rainbow Stripes lures competitive Masters

Cycling has no limit of age, and is one of the sports that people of all ages can enjoy throughout their life, whatever the stage of life you’re in. …

Athletics NI Launch New Athlete Development Pathway

Athletics NI is excited to announce the launch of our new Athlete Development Pathway. The Pathway maps out how we will support and develop …

British Athletics