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Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assault

In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi  bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014  in Glasgow Scotland.  Etoundi,  was stripped of his games accreditation Thursday July 31, 2014  after being arrested over an alleged assault during an altercation in the athletes' village in Glasgow.  (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski/PA)   UNITED KINGDOM OUT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Australia’s Commonwealth Games team was reeling Thursday after an alleged assault by one of its medalists and a rift within the track and field squad — just as the country’s 20-year domination of the competition could be coming to an end.

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Penske considering V8 Supercars but mum on Ambrose

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske is considering having a car in Australia’s V8 Supercar Series. But the team owner declined to say if Marcos Ambrose is in line for a position with the team, either as the driver or in a management role.

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