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Commonwealth Games 2014: day five live!

Guardian Sport - 3 min ago

1.17pm BST

A genuine question. What skills do you require to be good at bowls and what sets the best apart?

1.14pm BST

Scotland are running away with the bowls. They're 8-0 up!

1.12pm BST

This right here is the full schedule of today's events.


1.08pm BST

Squash. Peter Barker has won bronze for England, beating Saurav Ghosal 3-1.

1.04pm BST

Here's what we're looking forward to today. There's athletics, there's swimming, there's squash, there's table tennis, there's boxing, there's badminton and there's lawn bowls. The lawn bowls is on my television right now and two Scottish men are beating two Malaysian men 3-0. This is outstanding lawn bowls from Scotland, who are going for gold.

12.58pm BST

Jacob will be here shortly. And now he's here and he's still got a virulent case of Commonwealth Games Fever!

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Mr Partap’s prized car

Express - 20 min 46 sec ago
THOSE villages in and around Fyzabad have, for nearly a hundred years, seen the benefit and been the victim of the oil boom that went bust.

Wales' Davies 'gutted' with silver

BBC Sport - 25 min 58 sec ago
Team Wales captain Aled Sion Davies is disappointed to have missed out on a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the F42/F44 discus.

Opposition lambastes selection of NGPC for drug supply

Stabroek - 33 min 52 sec ago
The opposition on Thursday decried the selection of New GPC as the only pre-qualified agency to supply drugs to the health sector and renewed their call for the urgent establishment of a Public...

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Strip-less Oldham cancel photocall

BBC Sport - 34 min 36 sec ago
Oldham Athletic cancel a planned photocall with new home and away strips for the coming season yet to arrive at Boundary Park.

Former Registrar calls for CCJ probe

Stabroek - 45 min 35 sec ago
(Trinidad Express) The former acting registrar at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is calling on Caricom heads of government to investigate and fix the problems at the regional court. Dr Leighton...

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Tour de France 2014 fans hail Vincenzo Nibali victory video

Guardian Sport - 46 min 42 sec ago
Cycling fans in Paris give their reactions to Vincenzo Nibali winning the Tour de France on Sunday. One Italian fan says the win is important following Italy's disappointing World Cup performance this year, and says his country is proud of Nibali. A British fan applauds the event's atmosphere and the standard of cycling Continue reading...

VIDEO: 'Discus Dan' wins gold for England

BBC Sport - 47 min 40 sec ago
England's Dan Greaves beats Aled Davies of Wales to become men's F42/44 discus champion after throwing a best of 59.21m in the third round.

Table tennis men win classification final

Express - 1 hour 5 min ago
France-based table tennis pro Dexter St Louis combined with Curtis Humphreys and Aaron Wilson for a 3-0 triumph over Ghana in the Commonwealth Games men’s team classification final, at Scotstoun Campus, here in Glasgow, Scotland, yesterday.

Silver medal for Northern Ireland trio

BBC Sport - 1 hour 9 min ago
Northern Ireland win their second medal of Glasgow 2014 as their men's triples bowls team takes silver against South Africa.

Hero's welcome for freed Venezuelan

BBC - 1 hour 9 min ago
Venezuelan official Gen Hugo Carvajal is warmly welcomed in Caracas after his release in Aruba, where he had been arrested on drug-trafficking charges.

Kingman & Toronado in Goodwood clash

BBC Sport - 1 hour 16 min ago
Royal Ascot winners Kingman and Toronado head five runners for Wednesday's Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

UCI chief Brian Cookson wants Astanas Alexandr Vinokourov to testify

Guardian Sport - 1 hour 20 min ago
Plea to head of Tour de France winning team
Bjarne Riis urged to talk to doping commission

The UCI president, Brian Cookson, has called upon Alexandr Vinokourov and Bjarne Riis, the heads of the two most prominent teams in this years Tour de France, to testify before the independent commission on cyclings doping history as a way of helping the sport move on from its past.

Vinokourov, who is in charge of the Tour de France winners Astana squad, tested positive for blood doping in 2007. Riis, who is boss of Tinkoff-Saxo, winners of three mountain stages and the King of the Mountains prize, confessed to having used erythropoietin to win the 1996 Tour; he was initially expunged from the record but subsequently reinstated.

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County cricket: the weeks final over | Sport Network

Guardian Sport - 1 hour 22 min ago
Six observations from the county game, featuring well-balanced Yorkshire, T20 young guns and Eoin Morgans gripe

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Hull City bid for Maguire 'accepted'

BBC Sport - 1 hour 33 min ago
Hull City consider whether to pursue the signing of Harry Maguire after belatedly having a bid accepted by Sheffield United.

Talking Horses: todays best bets and the latest racing news

Guardian Sport - 1 hour 45 min ago
Kingman is declared a runner in the Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood

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Greaves edges out Davies for gold

BBC Sport - 1 hour 45 min ago
England's Dan Greaves beats Wales's Paralympic champion Aled Davies to win gold in the Para-sport F42/44 discus event.

VIDEO: Swimmer picks wrong lane in heat

BBC Sport - 1 hour 47 min ago
Kenyan swimmer Steven Miana tries to start in the wrong lane of his 200m backstroke heat before officials correct his mistake.

Atletico agree deal for Griezmann

BBC Sport - 2 hours 12 min ago
Atletico Madrid will sign winger Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad subject to a medical.

Geraint Thomas signs a new two-year deal with Team Sky

Guardian Sport - 2 hours 13 min ago
Thomas finished 22nd in Tour de France
Brailsford: he is one of the handful that can to it all

Geraint Thomas has signed a new two-year deal with Team Sky that will run until the end of 2016.

The versatile Welshman has become an important part of the team since joining in 2010 and produced some impressive rides in this years Tour de France as he eventually placed 22nd.

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