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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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Scottish identity celebrated as Glasgow Games open

Fireworks explode overhead during the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of Scottish mythology and exports on Wednesday.

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Welsh boxer banned from Commonwealth Games

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Olympic silver-medalist boxer Fred Evans of Wales has been denied accreditation for the Commonwealth Games.

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Bond, James Bond: Moore makes pre-Games appearance

UNICEF ambassador and former actor Roger Moore speaks, during a press conference ahead of the Commonwealth Games 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 22, 2014. The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games commences on Wednesday. (AP Photo/PA, John Giles) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The 20th Commonwealth Games get underway on Wednesday with an opening ceremony which will also serve as a fundraiser for the children’s charity UNICEF.

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