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The Queen photo-bombed our selfie!! #sheevensmiled
Two years after her starring role in the London 2012 opening ceremony, the Queen has gone viral again after appearing to photobomb an Australian hockey players selfie.
Jayde Taylor, one of the players introduced to the Queen at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre on Thursday, took the photo to mark the moment, and when she saw the result, shared it on Twitter.Continue reading...
We are really disappointed for Mo, says Games spokesman
Mo Farah pulls out of Glasgow 2014 because of illness
Glasgow 2014 organisers have lamented a major blow to the Commonwealth Games with the withdrawal of Mo Farah through illness, claiming they are disappointed but can understand the double Olympic champions decision.
Farah is the latest big name to have pulled out, announcing on Thursday morning that he would remain at his France training base instead of making the journey to Scotland to compete in the 5,000m and 10,000m, both disciplines in which he won gold at London 2012.Continue reading...
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She was just doing her job! cyclist tweets
Sir Chris Hoy may be Britains most successful Olympian and one of the most recognisable celebrities in the world, never mind the Scottish homeland but that didnt stop him being asked for identification when he tried to enter his own velodrome at the Commonwealth Games.
The six times Olympic gold medallist turned up to watch the opening day of the cycling at the Chris Hoy velodrome only to be stopped by security and asked for his official ID.Continue reading...
England team-mate Vicky Holland claims the bronze
Englands Jodie Stimpson won the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games to banish the pain of missing out on the London Olympics.
Canadas Kirsten Sweetland took silver with Englands Vicky Holland making it a dream start for the team by clinching a surprise bronze.Continue reading...