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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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Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

Michael Conlan of Northern Ireland, left, fights Matthew Martin from Nauru during their men's bantam weight (56kg) boxing bout at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, July, 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland’s Michael Conlan, who won unanimously on points, had blood streaming down his face.

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Euro hurdles champ out of Comm Games for doping

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) — European 400-meter hurdles champion Rhys Williams was ruled out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after becoming the second Welsh athlete suspended for a doping offense this month.

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Malaysian cyclist’s Gaza protest at Glasgow Games

GLAGOW, Scotland (AP) — A Malaysian cyclist has risked disciplinary action by staging a Gaza protest on the track at the Commonwealth Games velodrome in Glasgow.

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Mo Farah out of Commonwealth Games

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games because he has not recovered fully from a recent stomach ailment.

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