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Mathieu fast in 200 heats, Bolt fast with tweet

Double Olympic champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica, centre, watches the women's pool A netball match between Jamaica and New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday, July, 30, 2014.  Bolt is the center of attention at the Commonwealth Games after mingling with British royalty on Tuesday and being quoted in a British National newspaper saying that he was “not really” having fun in Glasgow although Bolt scrambled Wednesday to deny he made a derogatory comment about the “Friendly Games.”  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Still days away from running, Usain Bolt was at the center of a controversy at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday for apparently criticizing his games experience so far.

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Commonwealth Games gets 1st doping case

Andrew Riley, second left,of Jamaica, crosses the line to win the men's 110 meter hurdles from William Sharman, second right, of England, who was placed second and Shane Brathwaite, third right, who was placed third, in Hampden Park stadium at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Andrew Riley won the 110-meter hurdles gold Tuesday to complement his teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole’s 100-meter gold medal on the track at the Commonwealth Games, clinching both high-profile sprint races for Jamaica.

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Commonwealth Games stresses quality doping tests

In this Saturday, June 30, 2012, file photo, Britain's Rhys Williams displays the gold medal he won in the 400 meter Hurdles final at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Finland. European 400-meter hurdles champion Rhys Williams is out of the Commonwealth Games after becoming the second Welsh athlete suspended for a doping offense this month. Team Wales announced Friday, July 25, 2014, that Williams has been suspended from all competitions after being charged with an anti-doping violation at the Glasgow Grand Prix on July 11. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The head of the Commonwealth Games says the event is using a “quality over quantity” drug-testing approach targeting specific sports based on intelligence received from anti-doping agencies.

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New Zealand early winners in rugby sevens

Usain Bolt of Jamaica and double Olympic champion at the 100 and 200 meters puts up his hands after a journalist asked a question at a press conference on the main press centre at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, July, 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Alasatir Grant)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — New Zealand extended its Commonwealth Games winning streak in rugby sevens to 27 matches with a 17-14 win Saturday over Scotland at Ibrox Stadium, the 115-year-old home of Rangers football club.

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Rowsell gets England gold at Commonwealth Games

England's Joanna Rowsell, center, celebrates with her gold medal, Australia's Annette Edmonson, left, with her silver and Australia's Amy Cure, right, with her bronze medal after their women's 3000m Individual pursuit at the Velodrome in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Track cyclist Joanna Rowsell helped England break New Zealand and Australian domination of the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.

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