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Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event which is held every four years and features competitions involving thousands of elite athletes from members of the Commonwealth of Nations. Read More

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A police officer provides security in preparation for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
Anna Meares: Five Things to Know About Australia’s Flag Bearer in the 2014 Commonwealth Games

By IBTimes AU

Anna Meares was chosen as Australia’s flag bearer in the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow. (11:46 pm)

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Alicia Steer (L) and Gemma MacLean pose on "The Big G" 3-D structure at George Square in Glasgow, Scotland, July 22, 2014. The opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place on July 23.
Tasmania Gets Snubbed Again; Island Missing in Australia’s Uniform at Glasgow 2014

By IBTimes AU

The island of Tasmania got another brow-raising snub once again, 32 years after the infamous performance in the opening ceremony of the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane. (8:23 pm)

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The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 237.5km 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Carcassonne and Bagneres-de-Luchon, July 22, 2014.
Bradley Wiggins on Rival: F*cking Chris Froome, English Aims Gold at Glasgow 2014

By IBTimes AU

Sir Bradley Wiggins is off to get the gold medal in the team pursuit competition at the Commonwealth Games 2014. But before he starts his quest for greatness, Wiggins had some strong words to people asking him about his Sky and English cycling teammate. (6:53 pm)

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Alicia Steer (L) and Gemma MacLean pose on "The Big G" 3-D structure at George Square in Glasgow, Scotland, July 22, 2014. The opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games takes place on July 23.
Aussie Sports Sets Targets for Medal Tallies for Sports Participating in Commonwealth Games

By IBTimes AU

Australian sport is drawing a hard and fast line on future funding support to various sports which will not be able to special medal targets in the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (4:41 pm)

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A police officer provides security in preparation for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 21, 2014.
Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland Begins Wednesday, Anna Mearas to Carry Australian Flag in Opening Ceremony

By IBTimes AU

Australia’s Olympic and Commonwealth champion cyclist Anna Meares will lead her country in the 20th Commonwealth Games as Australia’s flag-bearer in the opening ceremony held at the Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland. (Jul 22)

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KYLIE MINOGUE: Australian pop star Kylie Minogue, 44, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and went through surgery and chemotherapy. Her 2006 "Showgirl Homecoming Tour" represented her comeback from cancer.
Weightlifter Erika Ropati-Frost's Inspiration Is Her Sick Husband

By IBTimes AU

Erika Ropati-Frost, weightlifter, on July 20, spoke about the battles that her and her husband, Tuvale faced, at Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games. (Jul 21)

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Australian National Swim Team Wear for Commonwealth Games Face Criticism for Drawing Attention to Crotch Area

By IBTimes AU

Even before Australia's national swim team could fly to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games, its members are receiving criticism because of their swimwear for allegedly drawing attention to the crotch area. (Jul 07)

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Aussie Athletes Get More Funding From Sports Commission

By IBTimes AU

The Australian Sports Commission has announced Direct Athlete Support Program, a redesigned program, which will provide a funding of $1.6 million to Australia's best athletes. (May 13)

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Boxer Mary Kom Set to Hit the Ring for 2014 Commonwealth Games Trials

By IBTimes IN

After a long break since winning the bronze medal in the London Olympic Games, Indian women pugilist MC Mary Kom is set to hit the ring, as she gears up for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. (May 06)

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Jwala Gutta
“My Comeback Will Give Courage to Others,” Says Ace Shuttler Jwala Gutta

By IBTimes IN

India's ace shuttler Jwala Gutta has spoken out on her comeback to professional level, after a lifetime ban threat from the governing body in India. The Hyderabadi feels her comeback will inspire other shuttlers too. (May 05)

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